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December 1st

Sunwing flights available for longer period

<p style="text-align: justify;">Tuesday November 30th, 2010. SAINT JOHN - Sunwing has extended the period it will offer non-stop flights to the Cuban destinations of Varadero and Havana and the Mexican hot spots Cancun and Riviera Maya this spring.Bernard LeBlanc of the Saint John Airport says growth on Sunwing flights has been steady. Read More

Cuban Ballerina Alonso to Be Granted Award

<p style="text-align: justify;">By: Raquel Maria Garcia Alvarez. martes, 30 de noviembre de 2010. Havana, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) Director of Cuban National Ballet, prima ballerina assoluta Alicia Alonso, will be granted the Haydee Santamaría Medal by Cuba's State Council on Thursday. Read More

Fifty years of links with Cuba marked

<p style="text-align: justify;">HANOI — The traditional friendship and co-operation shown between the parties, governments and peoples of Viet Nam and Cuba will be strengthened and developed further, said Deputy Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh, while emphasising the historical significance of 50 years of bilateral diplomatic ties at a talk on the fraternal solidarity and comprehensive co-operation between both countries in Ha Noi yesterday. Read More

Cuba opens new lab for mobile, satellite communication

<p style="text-align: justify;">;&nbsp; 2010-11-30 10:51:28. HAVANA, Nov. 29 (Xinhua) -- Cuba opened a new laboratory Monday to research microwave radio frequency communications for mobile and satellite applications. The new lab was set up while Havana, the country's capital, is hosting the 15th Scientific Convention on Engineering and Architecture. Read More

The Medical Device Market: Cuba: New research report available at Fast Market Research

<p style="text-align: justify;">2010-11-29 02:10:35 - Recently published research from Espicom Business Intelligence, "The Medical Device Market: Cuba", is now available at Fast Market Research Read More

Alarcón starts busy week in Russia

<p style="text-align: justify;">In Moscow on Monday, National Assembly president Ricardo Alarcón "analyzed with Boris Vyacheslavovich Gryzlov, speaker of the Russian Duma, the state of bilateral and interparliamentary relations" between Russia and Cuba, Radio Habana reported. Read More

Esencia announces ‘11 golf events

<p style="text-align: justify;">Esencia Hotels and Resorts and Palmares SA announced the 2011 Montecristo Cup &amp; Esencia Cup golf tournaments, the third time the international golf events will be held at the beach resort of Varadero. The organizers secured The Open and US Open winner Tony Jacklin as guest of honor. Read More

Government grants 30,000 small-business licenses

<p style="text-align: justify;">The government as of Nov. 19 granted more than 29,000 licenses for self-employment since October and more than 80,000 people have expressed interest, according to Communist Party daily Granma. Retirees make up 43 percent of the new entrepreneurs; 56 percent are not employed otherwise. Twenty percent will offer food-related services. Read More

An Irish Tune-Up for Cuba

<p style="text-align: justify;">Una Corda -- The Soft Pedal: Photos by David Creedon. By Sheila Langan. Irish America Magazine. Published Monday, November 29, 2010. Since 2006, many visitors traveling from Ireland to Cuba have carried slightly heavier than usual suitcases. In addition to their clothes, toiletries and other necessities, they have been carrying piano parts and tools for tuning and repair. Read More

Cardinal: Cuba plans to complete its promise to free 52 dissidents

<p style="text-align: justify;">Published Monday November 29th, 2010. MADRID - Cuba will release 11 jailed dissidents and complete an agreement to free 52 activists, social commentators and opposition leaders jailed there since a 2003 crackdown, a Cuban Roman Catholic cardinal said Monday. Read More