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August 27th

Hurricane Gustav threatens Cuba seriously

Hurricane Gustav at midday Tuesday was reaching top of category one with 93-mile sustained winds, located in the vicinity of Port-au-Prince, Haiti and moving slowly west by northwest at 9.3 miles per hour. Read More

August 26th

The old men increase in a significant way in Cuba

Statistics speak for themselves. It is necessary to pry into the topic of demography in the island to know all the angles of a problem: the Cuban population is aging most of the women give birth to an only child; arms are missing to produce and keep social security.<br /> Read More

An initiative in the teaching of visual artists in Camagüey, Cuba

The ceramic maker Marta Jiménez, who has a UNESCO award, is evolving the teaching of this artistic manifestation in the province of Camagüey.<br /> Read More

Holguin Writer Jose Luis Garcia won the "George Woodyard" Latin American Theatre award in Connecticut

Holguin writer Jose Luis Garcia won the &quot;George Woodyard&quot; Latin American Theatre award, given by the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and its Spanish section at the University of Connecticut. Read More

The dance and musical production Viva Cuba in Spain

The dance and musical production Viva Cuba, conceived by Yolena Alonso with the support of her father, the musician Pachito Alonso, was successfully presented in the 2008 International Expo of Zaragoza, Spain. Read More

Seventh Pan-American Cocktail Competition in the capital's Habana Libre Tryp Hotel

Supported in the development of the Cuban tourism, the Seventh Pan-American Cocktail Competition starts Monday in the capital's Habana Libre Tryp Hotel attended by tens of regional experts. Read More

President Hugo Chavez Tours Cuba-Venezuela Shipyard

President Hugo Chavez toured the Cuba-Venezuela joint venture Astilleros de Maracaibo y el Caribe (ASTIMARCA) in Maracaibo, Zulia. Read More

In Havana Caribbean Broadcasting Union Meets in Melia Cohiba Hotel

Havana will host the 39th General Assembly of the Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU) beginning Tuesday. The organization, of which Cuba is a member country, groups radio and TV entities in the Caribbean region. Read More

In Spain Havana Historian Eusebio Leal Spengler will receive the 2008 Olaguibel Award

Havana Historian Eusebio Leal Spengler will receive the 2008 Olaguibel Award from the Basque-Navarre Architecture College in November, because of his outstanding work in the integral rehabilitation of the old part of the city of Havana. Read More

Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma South African Foreign Minister on Oficial Visit to Cuba

Cuban Foreign Minister Felipe Perez Roque met Monday in Havana with his South African counterpart, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, to discuss bilateral relations.<br /> Perez Roque welcomed Zuma at the Cuban Foreign Ministry headquearters. Read More