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March 3rd

Economists Gathered in Havana Focus on Global Economic Crisis

Over 1,000 specialists from 45 nations and 21 international organizations opened discussions on alternative solutions to the world economic crisis, during the 11th international Encounter of Economists on Globalization and Development Problems. Read More

ALBA Member Countries Create Permanent Commission

The member countries of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA), the bloc that is working for regional integration and cooperation in Latin America and the Caribbean, have approved the creation of the Permanent Commission of this organization. Read More

Cuban Products and Services Showcased in Panama

Cuba will participate as exhibitor in Panama's international trade fair Expocomer 2009, running from Thursday until Saturday, in Panama City.<br /> Read More

March 2nd

Carlos Lage and Felipe Perez Roque replaced among other changes in Cuban goverment

Carlos Lage and Felipe Perez Roque replaced among other changes in Cuban goverment. President Raul Castro shook up Cuba's top leadership on Monday, replacing key figures tied to his brother Fidel Castro with others apparently closer to himthe changes <span class="DetaildSuammary">among senior officials were intended to make Cuba's government more compact and functional.</span> Read More

Debate heating up again over U.S. policies toward Cuba

The ranking Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Richard Lugar of Indiana, issued a report denouncing the U.S. embargo against Cuba.     Read More

Cubans indulge baseball mania at Havana's "Hot Corner"

For all the shouting and nose-to-nose confrontations going on, unsuspecting visitors to Havana's Parque Central might think they had walked into a brawl or a counter-revolution. Read More


Varadero International Airport will duplicate its capacity

An important investment process will start in the middle of the current semester at the “Juan Gualberto Gomez” International Airport of Varadero, 130 kilometers east of the Cuban capital. The purpose of the investments is duplicating its capacity to receive visitors and aircrafts. Read More

Cuba Boosts Construction Materials Output

The production of construction materials in territorial industries is an alternative to build and repair thousands of houses affected by the three hurricanes that hit the country last year.<br /> Read More

Cuba to Increase Production of Havana Club Rum

Cuba will increase production of Havana Club to five million boxes (containing nine bottles each) in a medium term. Read More