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April 9th

Cuba to Boost Bio-Fortified Rice Brand

Cuba will present by mid year the first brand of bio-fortified developed rice with improved content of iron and other nutrients. Read More

Cuba Develops New Software for Education

A dozen computer programs for the Cuban national education system are under development with the use of a tool named Sadhea-Web, created by experts from the Jose de la Luz y Caballero pedagogical institute of this eastern province Read More

Bronze Sculpture of Grammy Winner Cuban musician Compay Segundo

A life-size sculpture of the late celebrated Cuban musician Compay Segundo, located at Havana’s Hotel Nacional, will be cast in bronze at this city’s Caguayo Foundry Read More

Notwithstanding, my work is in Cuba, Setsuko Ono

The famous artist Setsuko Ono, sister of Yoko Ono and sister in law of John Lennon, <br /> declared in Paris that even though the US government tried to prevent it, her work is on display in Cuba. Read More

The cockroaches of Fabelo in an honour place in Havana Biennial exhibition.

Ten cockroaches with human faces are escalating through the outer wall of the National Fine Arts Museum, vindicated in an installation of the Cuban painter Roberto Fabelo that makes people recall the morning when Gregoio Samsa awaked as a grotesque bug. Read More

In Habana: XIV International Meeting of Dance in Urban Landscapes

Performances, music and passacaglia will fill the oldest part of the Cuban capital from the 15th until the 19th of April, due to the XIV International Meeting of Dance in Urban Landscapes: Habana Vieja, Ciudad en Movimiento (Old Havana, City in Movement). Read More

Opened in Tokyo one exhibition of the famous Cuban photographer Roberto Salas

The Cuban ambassador in Japan, José Fernández Cossío, opened at the Cervantes Institute in front of a numerous audience the important photographic exhibition, made of by forty five works. With this exhibition, are opened the activities to celebrate, all over year 2009, the 80 anniversary of the establishment of Cuba – Japan diplomatic relationships. Read More

In Zurich the Van Van, considered a legend in Cuban salsa music

The concert gave possibilities to get in touch with a varied repertoire, which, even though it was not the presentation of the latest record of the orchestra, which will be launched in Switzerland in the stages of the city of Zurich during the “Caliente” festival this July, satisfied the expectations of the assisting people. Read More

April 8th

Cuba: Fidel Castro Meets With U.S. Lawmakers

Former President Fidel Castro met with three members of the United States Congress in Havana on Tuesday, his first known meeting with American officials since he underwent emergency intestinal surgery in July 2006. Read More

Cuban Medicament for Diabetic Foot Extended to Venezuela

Heberprot-P, a Cuban medicament that is the only one of its kind in the world for the treatment of deep and complex ulcers in diabetic patients in risk of amputation is being successfully used in Venezuela. Read More