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June 6th

Cuba Military Drills for Defense Held

Cuba Eastern Army officers have termed successful the "Moncada 2008" drill, proving the region's invulnerability faced with an eventual military attack. Read More

Third Cuba CARICOM Session Underway In Eastern Cuba

The Third Session of the Cuba CARICOM Entrepreneurial Committee meeting taking place as part of the Expocaribe 2008 trade fair in Santiago de Cuba focused Tuesday's discussions on ways to expand exchange and advance economic integration. Read More

June 5th

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