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August 29th

Cuba and Vietnam Oil Co-op Prospers

Prospects are deemed bright for broadening Cuba-Vietnam oil cooperation, in the wake of a meeting of high ranking officials of the sector from both countries. Read More

In Cuba Jazz players in Varadero Jam Session Festival

Jazz players from Venezuela, Argentina, the Netherlands and Nigeria will cheer up the coming Varadero Jam Session Festival from next September 11 to 14, in tribute to the 35th anniversary of the Iraquere band, founded by the piano player Jesús “Chucho” Valdés.<br /> Read More

Cuban Dayron Robles to Compete in Athletics Champ of Zurich

The recently crowned Olympic 110-meter hurdles champion Dayron Robles is one of the top track and field favorites on hand in Zurich, Switzerland for the fifth stage of the Gold League 2008 calendar. The Cuban will compete on Friday against many of the same athletes he defeated in Beijing. Read More

In Camagüey, Cuba 1st International Video Art Festival

The Committee of the National Association of Cuban Writers and Artists (UNEAC) in Camagüey is organizing the 1st International Video Art Festival. Read More

Havana Historian Leads Out-Of-A-Novel Tour

Havana City Historian Eusebio Leal is leading on Friday a tour of the places mentioned in Cecilia Valdes, the most outstanding work of 19th-century Cuban novelist Cirilo Villaverde (1812-1894). Read More

Gustav Could Be Hurricane Again and moving to the west in the Caribbean Sea south of Cuba

Tropical Storm Gustav is moving to the west, northwest and is expected to intensify until reaching again the hurricane category in the Caribbean Sea south of Cuba, the island's Institute of Meteorology (INSMET) reported. Read More

West Cuba on Alert for Storm Gustav

The Cuban western region woke up on alert Thursday after confirming the sudden change of movement of the Tropical Storm Gustav, prone to turn into hurricane after passing Jamaica. Read More

Cuban program for early detection of congenital adrenal hyperplasia

<p align="left">A program for early detection of congenital adrenal hyperplasia is currently developed by specialists and paramedic personnel of the North Children&#39;s Hospital Endocrinology Department in Santiago de Cuba.<div align="left"> </div><p align="left"> What causes this hereditary autosomic recessive disease is a cortisol deficit from cholesterol in the adrenal glands, and ambiguity in defining the sex of newborn babies is one of its consequences. Read More

August 28th

Gustav kills 22 in Caribbean, heads to Cuba and Mexico Gulf

Tropical Storm Gustav rumbled Thursday toward Jamaica and Cuba and threatened to take hurricane force winds to Louisiana after leaving 22 people dead in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Read More

Cuban Film on Jose Marti Now Shooting by Cuba and Spanish TV

Shooting of a fiction film on the childhood and adolescente of Cuban independence hero Jose Marti began today and is expected to conclude by the end of this year. Read More