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August 30th

India Paid Tribute to Tomas Gutierrez Alea

The prestigious Indian university Islamic Jamia Milia paid tribute over the weekend to outstanding film maker Tomas Gutierrez Alea with the screening of several of his films in a packed theatre. Read More

10th Havana Biennial Art Exhibition

Experts from the Wifredo Lam Contemporary Art Center are reviewing more than 400 proposals submitted by artists from 32 nations in preparations for the 10th Havana Biennial Art Exhibition, which will celebrate its 25th anniversary next year. Read More

Cuban Dayron Robles Clocks 12.97 in 110m Hurdles

Cuban Dayron Robles clocked 12.97 seconds again in 110m hurdles at the athletic meet in Weltklasse, Switzerland, and defeated US David Oliver, a contender in Beijing 2008 Olympics. Read More

Cuba Prepared to Confront Gustav

Raúl sends message of encouragement to Pinar del Río given the imminent arrival of the hurricane Is informed of preparations in the capital.  Lage confirms actions to protect human lives and minimize economic damage. Read More

Cuba: US Disrespects WTO Rules

Cuba reiterated on Friday before the World Trade Organization (WTO) that the United States disrespects its commitment to the resolutions adopted by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL). Read More

Hurricane Gustav Nears Cuba With 195 kph Winds

U.S. forecasters say Hurricane Gustav has become a very dangerous storm and could grow even more powerful before striking western Cuba Saturday. Read More

Hurricane Gustav: Category 3 Heading for Cuba

Hurricane Gustav, the seventh tropical storm of the 2008 season, has now become a hurricane with Category 3 in the Saffir-Simpson scale and now threatens to intensify to affect the western part of the island, which started its alarm stage Saturday early morning.<br /> Read More

August 29th

Las Tunas, Cuba Propitiates More Consumption of Vegetables and Condiments

With the sowing of some four thousand hectares of vegetables and condiments during the first months of the spring, the workers of the System of the Agriculture in the province of Las Tunas hope to guarantee a more integral feeding to the 533, 000 inhabitants of the territory, located at 690 kilometers to the east of Havana.<br /> Read More

Cuba National Radio Prize 2008

The National Radio prizes 2008 were granted to 10 prestigious Cuban personalities, during a ceremony held at the José Martí Memorial here in Havana, as part of activities to mark the 86th anniversary of Cuban Radio. Read More

Gustav Intensifies, Civil Defense Maintains a Storm Watch for Eastern Cuba

The Cuban Civil Defense decided to maintain a storm watch for the provinces of Guantanamo, Santiago de Cuba , Granma, Holguin and Las Tunas following the strengthening of tropical storm Gustav in areas near the south eastern Cuban territory. Read More