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January 2nd

New web page in honour of the 280 years of Havana University.

A web page dedicated to the 280 years of Havana University was opened in the following address: www.uh.cu280 . Read More

First Cuban Mariachis graduate in Granma province

The first group of students from the first Cuban course on Mexican traditional music graduated in the eastern province of Granma province as Mariachi musicians. Read More

Call to paint and to read about Martí

The José Martí Birth Place Museum is calling two competitions in honour of the 155 anniversary of the birth date of José Martí. Read More

To start the Parrandas de Remedios

The neighborhoods San Salvador and El Carmen, from the locality of Remedios in Villa Clara, begin again their traditional parrandas, the most ancient popular festivities in Cuba. Read More

More Art Teachers at Work in Ciego de Ávila

The different levels of arts teaching in Ciego de Ávila will be benefit with the incorporation of 168 new teachers. They come from the Manuel Suarez and Nicolás Guillén schools, respectively located in Ciego and Camgüey provinces. Read More

Caribbean girls to produce thaws in Moscow

The Cuban rhythms interpreted in Moscow, by the Cuban female orchestra Caribes Girls (Caribbean Girls) made hundreds of people forget about the light frost that is invading this capital city at the beginning of the winter. Read More

Fidel Castro s New Year Message to Cubans

President Fidel Castro sent a message to the Cuban people on occasion of the 49th Anniversary of the Revolution, which permitted the country to rule its own destiny for the first time. Read More

Cuba-China trade increased 23 percent to more than US$2.2B in '07

China is Cuba's second-largest trading partner and the top importer of Cuban products, especially nickel and sugar, Cuba's official news agency Prensa Latina reported Monday from Beijing, without giving exact figures. Read More

Detainee death at Guantanamo highlights concerns over prisoner health

Several Guantanamo Bay prisoners are seriously ill, lawyers said Monday, rejecting U.S. claims after the death of one prisoner that no other detainees are in immediate medical danger. Read More

January 1st

The ballet "Tema y variaciones" is 60 years old now

If Alicia Alonso had been deprived of the capacity to speak, her hands would be her voice. When she speaks, she emphasizes through the gesture... Read More