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Lawmakers predict growth in Cuban Economy for 2010

Cuban Deputy Osvaldo Martinez said on Sunday that Cuba's economic growth for the coming year, estimated at 1.9 percent, will have to be achieved in a global economy scenario where uncertainty about the possible course of the global crisis prevails. Read More

New Members of the Cuban Council of State Elected

Commander of the Revolution Ramiro Valdes, Minister of Computing and Communications, and Gladys Bejerano, General Comptroller of the Republic, were elected on Sunday as new Vice-presidents of the Council of State. Read More

New Area in Soroa’s Orchid Garden at Pinar del Río province

From February 2010, the collections of Soroas orchid garden in Pinar del Rio, Cuba’s  largest area for this kind of flower will increase with a new exposition area dedicated to the Republic of Sri Lanka. <br /> Read More

Water, wealth of the poor

Water shortage causes millions of people and animals die. Nevertheless, many of the developed countries, main responsible of climate change try to ignore that the irreplaceable H2O, means &quot;oil&quot; of the poor and the rich in danger of extinction. Read More

Anonymous African Poetry collected in Cuba

Only moved by a profound feeling of love could Rogelio Martínez Furé has conceived a work as great as the two volumes of  Poesía anónima africana (Anonymous African Poetry), which has just been presented in a fourth edition. Read More

Lezama Lima’s Antology published

An anthology of articles and essays by the Cuban poet and novel writer José Lezama Lima (1910-1976), some of them unpublished until after his death, will be circulated here.<br /> Read More

Climate agreement is 'undemocratic'

Fidel Castro says an agreement forged at the U.N. climate conference in Copenhagen is &quot;undemocratic&quot; and calls President Barack Obama's speech there &quot;misleading.&quot; Read More

Leinier Domínguez: the leader of the continental ranking in chess

Cuban Leinier Domínguez, a rightful heir to genial Jose Raul Capablanca''s legacy, is nowadays the great paradigm of Latin American chess and the leader of the continental ranking. Read More

Cuban economy grew 1.4 % in 2009

Cuba says its economy grew 1.4 percent this year, a number that falls far short of the communist government's original forecasts. Read More