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December 30th

Ecuadorian President Reiterates Rejection of US Blockade of Cuba

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa reiterated on Saturday his rejection of Washington’s almost fifty-year-old economic blockade of Cuba and said he hoped US President-elect Barack Obama will put an end to this policy after he assumes power next month. Read More

Two players defect from Cuba

Two Cuban players considered close to being big league ready have defected from their homeland, according to Read More

Cuba: Urban Farming Recovered

Cuba's Urban Farming program has achieved a 97-percent recovery after being hit by high intensity hurricanes Gustav, Ike and Paloma. Read More

December 29th

Endogenous development project benefits westernmost Cuba

One of the first projects of endogenous development sponsored by Venezuela and Cuba, benefits the inhabitants of the westernmost part of the Island, frequently hit by hurricanes.<br /> Read More

Cuba Develops Nickel Industry

Cuba is developing the nickel industry, which is expected to produce more than 70,400 tons of mineral in 2008. Read More

In Ciego de Ávila, Cuba: Collection of Literacy Campaign Pictures Donated to Historic Archive

Over 250 pictures related to the National Literacy Campaign carried out in 1961 in Ciego de Ávila, were donated to the Brigadier José Gómez Cardoso Historic Archive, located in the capital city of this central province. Read More

Cuban Writers Granted National Literature Prizes

The Cuban Association of Writers and Artists (UNEAC) granted its National Literature prizes to poet Marcelo Morales, novelist Ernesto Perez Castillo and literary translator Jorge Miralles. Read More

Cuban Jazz Pianists Mesh on Stage

Recent concert by Aldo Lopez-Gavilan Junco and Harold Lopez Nussa was one of those shows that creates magical expectations. Read More

Good Performance by Cuban Chess Players in 2008

Cuban chess players excelled at the Carlos Torre International Tournament, held this month in the Mexican city of Mérida. Read More