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May 29th

Sights on Expansion of Cuban Refinery

Two more storage tanks and a new plant to produce turbo diesel fuel will be soon added to the Cienfuegos, Cuba refinery - a joint venture with that country and Venezuela that processes 69,000 barrels of crude oil daily. Read More

Cuba Beats Bahamas in Opening CONCACAF U-20 Match

Cuba opened its play Tuesday in the 2009 Concacaf Under-20 Championship Caribbean Qualification with a 5-0 (3-0) win over Bahamas in Havana, reported Granma daily. Read More

Cuban Five Member Ramon Labañino Transferred to Kentucky the McCreary Federal Prison

Cuban Five member Ramon Labañino has been transferred from a prison in Texas to the McCreary Federal Prison in Kentucky as part of a relocation of prisoners at the Texas facility, an organization demanding his release informed. Read More

Ballet of Alexandria Opens Week of Egyptian Culture in Cuba

A presentation by the Folkloric Ballet of Alexandria opened on Sunday a week dedicated to Egyptian culture in Cuba that will include lectures, panels and photo exhibitions. Read More

Cuba Supports Press Freedom: ''You cannot kill truth by murdering journalists''

''You cannot kill truth by murdering journalists'', said Tubal Paez, president of the Cuban Journalists Union. Read More

Russia and Cuba to Develop Joint Projects on Film Industry

The President of Moscows Mosfilm Corporation, filmmaker, Karen Shakhnazarov, highlighted on Sunday the cooperation prospects between the film industries of Russia and Cuba. Read More

May 28th

Gates: U.S. ''stuck'' in Guantanamo, Cuba

The Bush administration said it wants to close the prison, but can't do so for the moment because of a number of unsettled legal and procedural issues. U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said the U.S. government's efforts to close the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have come to a "standstill" due to procedural problems. Read More

Cuban archipelago offers a wide range of options in Tourism, Health and Recreation

The Cuban archipelago, full of attractions for the country's tourism industry, offers a wide range of options in addition to sun and beach programs for thousands of foreign vacationers who visit the Caribbean Island every year. Read More

The Cuban Written Press Takes a Look at Itself

The upcoming congress of the Union of Cuban Journalists will see a deepening of debate about areas of the current press, focusing on the need to banish the "instrumentalist" vision that some have of the profession. Read More

Cuba to Expand Use of Anti-cancer Medicines in the Whole Country

The Molecular Immunology Center (CIM) of Holguin will expanded a program employing certain medicines against cancer, announced Dr. Tania Crombet, director of clinical investigations in this eastern province. Read More