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Last saturday of April A Day for Tai Chi Chuan in Cuba

Teacher Roberto Vargas Lee is the founder and director of this school, but he is also one of the most enthusiastic promoters of the traditions and lifestyles that made the neighborhood of Chinatown in Havana, unique Read More

Roberto Fernández Retamar was Bestowed with Top Cuban Distinction

Roberto Fernandez Retamar, president of the Havana-based Casa de Las Americas cultural institution, was bestowed the Jose Marti Order Read More

Nominated two works of Casa de las Américas for the Special Award of Cubadisco 2009

"Coleccion Palabra de esta America," a compilation of writers including Mario Benedetti, Julio Cortazar, Gonzalo Rojas, Pablo Neruda and Gabriela Mistral and the disc "Coleccion Musica de esta America," that includes the most representative works by Victor Jara and Mercedes Sosa. Read More

Today special TV program to inform cuban population about swine flu, still no Cases reported in Cuba

No cases of swine flu have thus far appeared in Cuba and there are no patients who could be suspicious of having the disease in any Cuban hospital Read More

Apostle St. Peter’s Church in Matanzas nominated to the National Restoration Award

This religious institution inaugurated in May 14 1870, was designed by architect Daniel Dall Aglio, designer of the Sauto theater as well. Read More

NAM Ministerial Meeting continues today

Foreign ministers from Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) member countries attend Wednesday the ministerial meeting here to prepare for the 15th Summit of Heads of State and Government in Egypt in July. The 140 delegations, including members and observers of the Movement, are finalizing a Final Declaration proposal that will be presented to ministers for its approval. Read More

Cuba invited to 2009 Mexican Documentary Festival to be held on May

Cuba will show a group of works among which are classics of the archipelago's documentary production, like Now, by Santiago Álvarez, and others by news producers like Tacones Cercanos, by Jessica Rodríguez Read More

Harvest of tobacco leaf is good after last year hurricanes

The current tobacco leaf harvest in this western Cuban province reports higher quality and yield than last year Read More

A child is the first swine flu death in United States; found in La Gloria, Texas the so-called patient zero

On Wednesday at least 112 cases has been confirmed by the WHO in the whole world, this list does not include 11 cases reported by New Zealand, three by Germany or another confirmed by Costa Rica. Read More