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April 26th

Nigerian writer Wole Soyinka Nobel Prize to visit Cuban disk festival

The Nigerian writer Wole Soyinka, 1986 Literature Nobel Prize, confirmed his participation to the Cubadisco 2008 International Festival, dedicated to Africa and its Diaspora, announced sources from the organizing committee. Read More

Reflections by Comrade Fidel: Our Spirit of Sacrifice And The Empire's Blackmail

According to the article (dated April 22, La Paz), a Commission of Deputies was to investigate the case of a female Bolivian boarder student who died in Cuba, whose body was repatriated with several vital organs, including the brain, missing. Read More

Cuban Traveling Book Fair Around Eight Cities in Dominican Republic

The 3rd Cuban Traveling Book Fair begins on Monday in the city of Montecristi in the Dominican Republic and will tour another seven cities in this Caribbean nation before it ends on May 5th. Read More

April 25th

New Portuguese tour operator TerraCuba will begin trips to Cuba

New Portuguese tour operator TerraCuba will begin trips to Cuba on July 11, with 50/50 shared itineraries with Cuban firm Havanatur, authorities from the sector announced. Read More

Cultural tourist trips to Cuba to be promoted

A report published in the web page from the MINTUR (Cuban Ministry for Tourism) adds that the cinema, music and artistic teaching are part of a very attractive plan for visitors from all over the world. Read More

Cuba Looks at Biotechnology

Cuba's experience to massively spread vegetable species destined to human food are among achievements presented Thursday in the Eighth International Symposium on Vegetable Biotechnology. Read More

Holguin, Cuba: Special Day of Support for Sugarcane Harvest

An special initiative called 'Sugar First was started today in Holguin, with the purpose of increasing sugar production during the current harvest. Read More

Icon of Cuban Popular Music: Pedrito Calvo

Many songs performed by Pedrito in his 50 years as a singer have become classics including several composed by Juan Formell such as El negro no tiene ná and Marilú and his own composition Se acabó el querer. Pedrito continues his career with La Nueva Justicia after 27 years with Los Van Van. Read More

Cuban expert Yamir Pellegrino Rodriguez Nominated for Nobel Prize in Gastronomic Literature

Cuban expert Yamir Pellegrino Rodriguez has been nominated for the Nobel Prize in the category of Gastronomic Literature for his brilliant research career as well as the quality and contribution of his publications. Read More

In Havana: Brazilian "Mamulengo" Puppets

The popular "Mamulengo", a Brazilian puppet show, is in Cuba with University of Brasilia Scenic Arts Professor Izabela Costa for the eighth International Puppets Workshop being held here, with artists from 10 countries. Read More