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April 4th

Cuba Awards Puerto Rican Artist

Puerto Rican artist Antonio Martorell, who is giving a workshop at the 10th Havana Biennial, received an honorary degree from the Higher Art Institute. Read More

Atractive novelties in Cuban music production

The Empresa de Grabaciones y Ediciones Musicales (Recording and Musical Edition <br /> Company) (EGREM in Spanish), the oldest Cuban music label, announced here the novelties it will present this year, some of them rescued from the unpublished archives of the sound heritage of that music house. Read More

No discussion on Cuba trade, says Obama

United States President Barack Obama does not believe there needs to be any discussion of his country's 47-year-old trade embargo against Cuba when he attends the Fifth Summit of the Americas here later this month. Read More

U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee heading to Cuba to talk tourism and trade

U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, will be heading to Cuba today with a congressional delegation to discuss thawing relations between the United States and the Caribbean island. Read More

Cuba Brings Literacy to Spain

Radio Comunitaria station reported here on the progress of a literacy campaign that uses a world-acclaimed Cuban teaching method. Read More

Cuba: The Wealth of Tourism

Cuba, a tourist destination par excellence in the Caribbean region, offers a wide range of options to thousands of foreign vacationers who visit the island nation every year. Read More

Cuba advances in therapeutic use of stem cells

Cuba shows advances in the therapeutic use of stem cells, a procedure successfully performed to patients with circulatory disorders, experts of the Ministry of Public Health assured. Read More

April 3rd

Cuba Asks to Join International Mad Cow Preventive Project

Cuba has requested to be included in a project of the Agricultural and Food Organization (FAO) that is seeking to prevent mad cow disease.<br /> Read More

Ceremony in Jamaica for New Scholars in Cuba

The ceremony granting scholarships to three Jamaican students that were selected to enter the International School of Visual Arts and Music in Cuba was held at the Cuban embassy in Kingston. Read More

Cuba’s Haydee Santamaria Medal Bestowed on Two Foreign Artists

The Haydee Santamaria Medal was conferred on Thursday to artists Leon Ferrari, from Argentina, and Antonio Martorell, from Puerto Rico, at a ceremony held at Havana’s Casa de Las Americas cultural institution. Read More