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March 23rd

Replica of the Chevy'51 pickup that float across the Florida Straits is exhibited in Miami

The antique Chevy pickup that sailed across the Atlantic from Cuba has been replicated as a homage to the fleeing `truck-o-nauts. Read More

In Ciego de Ávila, Cuba: Natural Medicine Benefits Patients

The successful application of acupuncture in some 50 000 operations in Ciego de Ávila in the last 14 months, confirms the development of natural and traditional medicine in the Province.   Read More

Cuba Disseminates Treatment to Diabetic Foot

A Cuban medication, denominated Heberprot-P, unique of its type in the world for the treatment of severe ulcers in diabetic patients with amputation risk, is extended to the Primary Attention of Health, with excellent results in the whole country. Read More

Cuba Thanks Brazil for Rice Donation

Cuba received an aid donation of nearly 20,000 tons of rice from Brazil, as part of the aid for the damage left by hurricanes in 2008. Read More

Festival of the Caribbean will be dedicated to Honduras

The XXIX edition of the Festival of the Caribbean in Santiago de Cuba, will be held in the month of July and will be dedicated to the Central American country of Honduras, as guest of honour and in particular to their garifuna culture, which has strong afro Caribbean roots. Read More

March 22nd

Cuban Film Institute Sends Condolences to British Actress Vanessa Redgrave

The Cuban Film Institute ICAIC sent Friday its condolences to British actress Vanessa Redgrave, for the passing of her daughter Natasha Richardson. Read More

Cuba Dedicates Danzón Festival to Mexico

The 6th Danzón Festival Havana 2009, scheduled from March 30 to April 5 in Havana, will be dedicated to Mexico City. Read More

In Cuba: Gitana Tropical in Her 80s

In the 19th century, Cuba’s backwardness in painting started to become noticeable in the representation of the national landscape and patriotic sentiments, in comparison to poetry, fiction and music. According to writer José Lezama Lima, painting only managed to capture on canvas “the landscape painters’ scratchings and babblings”. Read More

Saudi-Cuba Cultural Co-op Accord Inked

The governments of Saudi Arabia and Cuba signed an executive program of cultural cooperation and expressed interest in strengthening and expanding links in that field, informed Cuban diplomatic sources. Read More

Omara Portuondo to present in Galicia her album Gracias

The well known Cuban singer Omara Portuondo performed in this city of Galicia as part of a series of performances for her sixtieth anniversary of artistic life and to present her most recent album, called Gracias (Thank your).<br /> Read More