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January 4th

Fidel Castro Receives Messages for 49th Anniversary of the Revolution.

The presidents Daniel Ortega, from Nicaragua, and Alexander Lukashenko, from Byelorrussia, sent congratulation messages to the president from Cuba, Fidel Castro, for the 49th anniversary of the triumph of the Revolution. Read More

The Agrofuels, an Attack against the Life

The driving forces of the biotechnology suggest the expansion in the cultivation of soya bean "as measure for the successful adoption of transgenic technology by the farmers", according to press media. Read More

January 3rd

Another Year of Books

Hundreds of titles published, millions of copies sold, fairs and book and literature festivals, important international prizes for Cuban writers: year 2007 has finished in Cuba with a positive outcome regarding literature. Read More

Three writers won the Carpentier award

The Cuban writers Margarita Mateo, Gina Picart and Alberto Garrandes won the 2008 Alejo Carpentier award, the most important competition for unpublished texts in Cuba. Read More

A positive balance for culture in Camaguey in 2007

The culture system in Camaguey evidences significative advances in the year that is about to end, while the development of the leading artistic manifestations of this central eastern Cuban province gets perfected. Read More

Cuba: Impact of Growth at Household Level

There is no lack of hardships for Cubans, but the 7.5 percent growth of the economy in 2007 has had its impact on the population. Read More

Plastic arts to celebrate the triumph of the Revolution

According with the celebration for the 49th anniversary of the triumph of the Cuban Revolution, there were three important plastic art exhibitions inaugurated at the Pabellón Cuba in this city. Read More

Las Tunas Works to Achieve Agricultural Growths in 2008

Producing some 115, 000 tons of foods, in the current 2008, is one of the main objectives of the System of the Agriculture in this eastern province of Las Tunas to elevate the suppy to the population. Read More

Movement of blind writers to be consolidated in Cuba

With around 800 blind writers, the movement of those creators was consolidated in Cuba during the year 2007, thanks to a greater access of that part of the population to education and reading. Read More


If you are already convinced that the only thing Cuba needs is for Fidel Castro to pass on and then to embrace the United States, there"s not much reason to go on reading this commentary. Read More