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December 28th

In Cuba: 50th Anniversary Website Launched

The national network of Community Computer Centers launched the 50th Anniversary of the Revolution site ( at a ceremony at Havana ´s José Martí Anti-Imperialist Tribune. Read More

The US doctor and clown Patch Adams to plan the creation of Medical schools in Africa

The US doctor and clown Hunter Patch Adams, the creator of laugh therapy, announced here that he is planning to open in his country and in Africa a medical school similar to the one in Cuba. Read More

Complex Economic Situation Led to Large Budget Deficit in Cuba

Cuban Minister of Finances and Prices Georgina Barreiro Fajardo, said on Saturday that the complex conditions in which the Cuban economy developed in the year 2008 led to an increase in expenses and a budget deficit of 4.2 billion dollars. Read More

December 27th

Cuban Domestic and Foreign Trade Reports for 2008

Many of the problems faced by the Cuban people are related to problems of control and enforcing regulations, said the minister of Domestic Trade to parliamentary representatives. The foreign trade imbalance was also analyzed. Read More

Cuba Favourite Tourist Destination for Serbians

Serbia's tourism magazine YU Travel awarded Cuba the Amphora of Gold trophy that recognizes the island as a tourist destination par excellence during 2008. Read More

Dayron Robles and Mijain Lopez: Best Cuban Sportsmen in 2008

Hurdler Dayron Robles and Greco-roman style wrestler Mijain Lopez, shared the title of the best sportsmen in Cuba for the year 2008, the island's sports institution INDER announced today in Havana. Read More

Cuba Expert Highlights Importance of Nanosciences

Cuba must develop the nanosciences to make products more competitive, as it is expected that there will be regulations in force soon to take out of the market those goods not including this technology. Read More

Varadero Receives 1M Tourists in 2008

Varadero, Cuba's main tourism resort, on Saturday will welcome for the first time ever the one-million visitor in a year. Read More

Artistic Donations Mark 50th Anniversary of the Cuban Revolution

The exhibition Poética del gallo criollo (Poetics of the Creole Rooster) displays 50 pieces of art donated by 50 creators, and will be permanently shown at the Manuel Muñoz Cedeño Granma Province Museum Read More

Ukraine, Cuba Establish Business Council

The recently-established Ukraine-Cuba business council is aimed at broadening and diversifying economic, commercial cooperation between both countries, a diplomatic source said. Read More