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Repsol abandons New York Stock Exchange

<p style="text-align: justify;">Spanish oil major Repsol YPF SA told Spain’s Comisión Nacional de Valores that it will delist its American Depository Shares from the New York Stock Exchange in order to cut costs and ease the administrative burden.According to the El País daily, U.S. stock exchange regulator SEC recently asked Repsol for five separate reports about its crude oil reserves in each country it operates in.In a previous instance, the SEC asked for exhaustive explanations about Repsol’s business in Cuba and Iran. Read More

Cuba to free 2 prominent dissidents, church says

<p style="text-align: justify;">AP. HAVANA – Cuba has agreed to release two prominent dissidents who have refused for months to accept exile in Spain, including the husband of a major opposition group leader, the Roman Catholic Church announced Friday. Read More

Int’l Convention and Fair on Informatics Concludes on Friday in Havana

<p style="text-align: justify;">2011.02.11 - 13:54:13 / radiorebelde.Int’l Convention and Fair on Informatics Concludes on Friday in Havana. HAVANA, Cuba.- The 14th International Convention and Fair on Informatics (Informatica 2011) concludes on Friday at Havana’s Convention Center and at the Pabexpo Exhibition Hall after a week of lectures, workshops and scientific events in which participants discussed topics related to technological integration, sovereignty and independence. Read More

Cuban Platform for Cell Phones Saves a Million Dollars

<p style="text-align: justify;">The Blue Eye platform, designed for cell phone services by the Cuban National Software Enterprise (Desoft S.A.) saves Cuba a million dollars.The general manager of Procyon Soluciones, Rene Cruz Guerrero, told AIN that this figure represents the cost of purchasing the program abroad.Guerrero said that companies like Ericsson, owners of platforms for telecommunications, are being pushed by the US government to prevent the selling of their products to Cuba. Read More

Cuba-China trade recovers in 2010

<p style="text-align: justify;">Published February 10, 2011. EFE. Havana –&nbsp; Trade between China and Cuba totaled $1.8 billion last year, posting a recovery from 2009, official figures released Thursday in Havana show.Bilateral trade grew by $300 million in 2010, compared to the previous year, even though it continued to be affected by the global economic recession and other factors, Chinese Ambassador to Cuba Liu Yuquin said.Beijing's goal is to diversify trade with Cuba. Read More

Will baseball return to the Olympic Games in 2020?

<p style="text-align: justify;">2011.02.10 - 14:49:13 / radiorebelde.Will baseball return to the Olympic Games in 2020? Havana, Cuba.- The executive committee of the International Baseball Federation met last January 29 in the Cuban capital, where Panama was appointed host of the next world championship.&nbsp; Read More

A cook from Camagüey goes to Paris!

<p style="text-align: justify;">2011.02.10 - 14:42:51 / radiorebelde.A cook from Camagüey goes to Paris! Camagüey, Cuba. - Francisco Rodriguez is the only Cuban and Latin American that made it to the finals of the International Competition Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. He is the chef of Gran Club Santa Lucia Hotel, located in the tourist resort of Camagüey northern coast,&nbsp; Frank, as everybody calls this native of Camagüey, presented his project “Useful cooking” to compete against almost 8 000 participants from all continents. The winners from each country will compete in the finals for the title of best cookbook of the world. "The Best in the World" Prize will be delivered next March in Paris.&nbsp; Read More

Omar Sosa joins Barbary Coast for world jazz performance

<p style="text-align: justify;">The Dartmouth Staff. Renowned jazz pianist and composer Omar Sosa will join the Barbary Coast Jazz Ensemble in Spaulding Auditorium on Saturday for the group’s 33rd annual Winter Carnival concert, “Global Jazz: Coast Goes Latin.” Read More

Churchville Student to Cuba and the 'Game was On!'

<p style="text-align: justify;">Grey Miller arrived in Güines, Cuba this past December with a suitcase full of baseballs and gloves, soccer balls, pumps and needles. Because of the embargo the U.S. has placed on Cuba since the 1960s, Miller knew that certain items are hard to come by—or expensive to purchase—in the socialist country. And being an avid sports fan and athlete, Miller wanted to take something that would benefit kids just like him. Read More

Cuba’s Performance in Disaster Prevention Highlighted at UN

<p style="text-align: justify;">Cuba sets all possible measures in the eve of every weather event that might hit the country. Joseph Deiss, president of the United Nations General Assembly highlighted on Wednesday in New York the work carried out by Cuba, Chile and Japan in the prevention of natural disasters. Read More