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National Arts Education Award Nominees Announced in Holguin, Cuba

Holguin teachers Hector Luis Barrientos, Lauro Hechavarría and Angelica Serru are the nominees for the 2009 National Arts Education Award, in recognition to the commitment and devotion of teachers in training new generations of artists and arts professionals. Read More

More electricity in Nuevitas, Cuba

The new power generation units in the municipality of Nuevitas have strategic importance to maintain the vitality of the “10 de Octubre” thermoelectric plant. This power station will be located in the northern coastline of the province of Camagüey. Read More

Cuba May Restrict Visits by Florida United Methodists

The government of Cuba has called for a change in the 11-year relationship between the Florida United Methodist Conference and the Methodist Church in Cuba, Florida Bishop Timothy Whitaker announced Saturday. Read More

The Guaracheros de Regla, the most popular carnival comparsa in Cuba, celebrated its 50th Anniversary

The  Guaracheros de Regla, considered the most popular carnival comparsa in Cuba, celebrated its 50th Anniversary of foundation with the premier of a documentary about the cultural significance and tradition of this group. Read More

Cuba Insitutions Committed to Foster Reading

President of the Cuban Book Institute Iroel Sanchez said that transfer of the 18th Book Fair away from the capital is a sign of the interest in its success. Read More

New Scholarship Holders from Belize to Study in Cuba

A group of 20 youngsters have travelled from Belize’s International Airport to Havana, to study at the Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM). Read More

Cuban Official Extols Late Dancer Gades

Cuban Culture Minister Abel Prieto highlighted on the significance of late Spanish Antonio Gades as a man who made no compromise to market to sell his ideals and always supported the best causes. Read More

Cuban First Vice-President Meets with Palestinian Foreign Minister

Cuba’s First Vice-President Jose Ramon Machado Ventura met on Friday afternoon with Palestinian National Authority Foreign Minister Riad N. A. Malki, who is in Havana on an official visit. Read More

Cigar Auction Raises Close to One Million Euros for Cuban Healthcare System

Seven Cuban cigar humidors were auctioned to raise  funds for the Cuban healthcare system during the gala evening that brought to a close the 11th Habano Festival in Havana. Read More

Dominican Independence Day Observed in Cuba

The Dominican Republic’s Independence Day, and 165th anniversary was celebrated in<br /> Havana with a ceremony to strengthen the ties of friendship and solidarity between the two Caribbean nations. Read More