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January 24th

Casa Award to defend of true literature, the artistic tradition of Latin America

In his opening discourse in the venue of the institution, the writer warned on the dangers of neo-liberal globalization on culture, whose computerization is banishing books, a true treasure of humanity and with a millenary trajectory, since the appearance of the papyrus in the ancient world. Read More

Evo Morales praised Cuba's cooperation efforts with health and education programs

In his address to the nation marking two years in office, Morales stressed that, thus far, more than 200,000 low-income Bolivians have recovered their sight thanks to the Operation Miracle free eye-surgery program conducted by Cuba and Venezuela. Read More

Dedicated the XVII International Book Fair, Two tributes: Antón Arrufat y Graziella Pogolotti

The control of the language and the critical sense emphasize the merit of the writers to whom is dedicated the XVII International Book Fair, they are the National Literature Award winners Antón Arrufat and Graziella Pogolotti. Read More

Cuba has banned the hunting of marine turtles endangered in the Caribbean

The decision was applauded by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) as a lifeline to all turtle species hatching on beaches throughout the Caribbean, but above all the critically endangered hawksbill turtle. Read More

The Cuban singer Carlos Varela will make a presentation at a hall of the old city in Panama City

In a statement made to the show supplement of La Prensa, Varela said that in the concert he will include new themes as well as hits from his CDs Siete, Monedas al aire and Nubes. Read More

The historian and essay writer Pedro Álvarez Tabío won in Havana the 2007 National Edition Award winner

According to the jury Álvarez Tabío, who is also the director of the Publication Office of the State Council has a vast publishing practice and among his most important works is the edition of Cien horas con Fidel (Hundred Hours with Fidel), written by the Spanish - French journalist Ignacio Ramonet. Read More

Nigerian Yoruba Community Rejects Imprisonment of Cuban Five

The imprisonment of five antiterrorist Cubans in the US was rejected by traditional Yoruba leaders from the Nigerian state of Ondo. Read More

The Construction of Cuba's First Wooden Zoo Began in Bayamo, Cuba

The skilful sculptor, who used to carve small pieces of wood into animals in Minas del Frio, in the Sierra Maestra mountain range, has been using a chisel and a hammer for this work. Read More

A week of Cultural Activities Began in Venezuela Pays Tribute to Cuba's National Hero

A week of cultural activities began in Caracas to mark the 155th birth anniversary of Cuba's National Hero Jose Marti and his arrival to Venezuela 127 years ago. Read More

January 23rd

ALBA Fosters New Financial Entity with Participation of Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua and Bolivia

The Sixth Summit of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA), starting in this capital on January 24, includes, as a priority, the creation of a new financial institution for development. Read More