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Mr. Yarini was the bold guy

He was born on February 5, 1882 in the bosom of a wealthy Cuban family. He was christened Alberto Manuel Francisco in Nuestra Señora de Monserrate church. He was the last son who used to be the spoilest and most showed, the great-grandson of Taita Ponce who brought his mother’s lineage from the distant African land, the dignity that was kept and uplifted at all costs at the end of the 17th Century. Read More

Las Tunas Achieves the Lowest Children's Mortality in Cuba

The System of Public Health in this eastern province of Las Tunas reported the lowest infant mortality rate of Cuba, when achiving 1.8 deaths per each thousand born alive. Read More

11th Circuit Court Upholds Conviction against Cuban Five

The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, 3-judge panel, issued its ruling, Wednesday, upholding the convictions of the Five Cuban Heroes, including the espionage conspiracy and murder conspiracy. Read More

International Convention on Engineering Begins in Cuba

An International Convention on Engineering begins on Wednesday at the Plaza America Convention Center in Varadero, Matanzas, with the presence of delegates from Latin America and Europe. Read More

Traces of Spain: A Cultural Festival that Unites the Cuban and Spanish Peoples

The upcoming Cultural Festival “Traces of Spain” is an example of friendship between two peoples, of the preservation of their cultural heritage, and of their capacity to carry out joint projects, said the director of Cuba’s National Ballet Company (BNC) Alicia Alonso. Read More

In Cuba, Pinar del Río runs program against forest fires

An intersectorial program with a wide scientific basis is run in Pinar del Río, making emphasis in the summer season, in order to prevent forest fires in the province of most forest reserves of the country. Read More

Cuban Singer-songwriters Play to Earthquake Victims in China

Cuban singer-songwriters Silvio Rodriguez and Amaury Perez dedicated a concert in Beijing to the victims of the May 12 earthquake in Sichuan, China. Read More

Café cubano in Spain

The popular recording label Putumayo, specialized in genre recompilations such as tango, folk or reggae, has dedicated again space to Cuban music with the album Café cubano, centered in ten important artists from the Caribbean island. Read More

Key Address by José Ramón Machado Ventura the head of the cuban delegation to the Conference on World Food Security

<div align="left"> &quot;Hunger and malnourishment are the result of an international economic order that maintains and deepens poverty, inequality and injustice&quot;, saids the head of the cuban delegation to the meeting <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Mr. Chairman,<br /> <br /> Two years ago, in this very hall, the international community agreed to eradicate world hunger. The aim to halve the number of malnourished people by 2015 was set. That modest and inadequate goal is bound to strike us as a pipe-dream today.<br /> Read More

III Encounter of Card magicians Havana, in the Cuban capital

The III Encounter of Card magicians Havana, set for June 4-6 in the Cuban capital includes cards magic for children and young people at its doors. Read More