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Cubans get Spanish passports to their dreams

'Viva España,' cheered Norberto Luis Diaz, the first Cuban to get a Spanish passport under a new law that grants citizenship to descendants of former exiles. Read More

Fighting Infectious Diseases a Priority in Cuba's Las Tunas Province

The Center for Health Education in eastern Las Tunas province has among its priorities for 2009 that of strengthening its prevention of sexually transmitted diseases and its addiction control work. Read More

Malaysian Tells Obama to Return Guantanamo Territory

The US Naval Base in Guantanamo is a facility located on an area of 117.6 square kilometers of Cuba`s national territory, occupied since 1903, and where there are currently over 200 prisoners. Read More

Meeting of the World Council of the José Martí Project to be inaugurated

The Fifth Meeting of the World Council of the José Martí Project, sponsored by UNESCO, was inaugurated in the capital of the state of Yucatan, with the presence of different international personalities of the world of politics and culture. Read More

Cuban President Raúl Castro began on Saturday an official visit to Algeria

Cuban President Raul Castro began on Saturday an official visit to the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria after wrapping up a three-day visit to Angola. In Algiers, the Cuban president was welcomed at the airport by his Algerian counterpart, Abdelaziz Bouteflika. Read More

Record Low Temperatures in Western Cuba

Temperatures dropped in westernmost Pinar del Rio province yesterday to 4.9 degrees Celsius. Meteorologists say this is a record low for the month of February. Read More

Benicio del Toro and the Oscar Award

I must confess I’m tired of writing every year about my agreements and disagreements with the Oscar Awards. It involves too much skulduggery of formulas, propaganda and interests, while not leaving out the necessary quality and even excellence. <br /> Read More

In Cuba: Secretary of Transport highlights the saving and the efficiency for development of the sector

Sierra said that the saving will be important to sustain and develop the transportations It continues being a priority for the Cuban State, he explained that it is indispensable to reorganize the load transport and to concentrate it on specialized bases, because it makes easier the control and it avoids insubordinations. Read More

Modern Hyperbaric Chamber in Cuban Hospital

A modern eight-seater hyperbaric chamber will be soon set up for use in Sancti Spiritus’s provincial hospital. This service, although highly expensive in other countries, is completely free-of-charge for Cubans. Read More

Maraca and His Musical Group in Las Tunas, Cuba

Orlando Valle, popularly well-known as Maraca, and his group will perform in Tunas Theater of this city, as part of their national tour. Read More