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Holguin Operations to Grow at Holguin Airport

<p style="text-align: justify;">Operations to Grow at Holguin Airport.radioangulo.19 February 2011. The airport in Holguin is experiencing a significant growth.The Frank Pais International Airport in the Cuban city of Holguin has paved the way to grow in its operations the current year and therefore expect to receive some 46 weekly flights from Canada, England, Italy and Germany mainly.According to the Airport's managers, this year the number of passengers, airplanes and cargo will grow, mostly after a larger commercialization of Holguin as a tourist destination, which is the third most important in Cuba. Read More

Cuba to free 7 more prisoners

<p style="text-align: justify;">February 19, 2011. Havana, Cuba (CNN) -- Cuba is set to release seven prisoners, including a dissident arrested in a notorious crackdown on the opposition in 2003, the Roman Catholic Church said.The move is a sign that Cuba will comply with a deal brokered by Spain and the Catholic Church and empty its jails of political prisoners. Read More

True Motive of US Policy towards Cuba

<p style="text-align: justify;">Pyongyang, February 18 (KCNA) -- The United States has accused Cuba again of its "human rights problem".The U.S. urges Cuba to ensure "human rights" of criminals, describing them as "people desirous of freedom". If Cuba takes a legal action against anti-state criminals, the U.S. terms it "crackdown".The U.S. even demands that Cuba launch a western-style "political reform". Read More

In Cuba for medical treatment, Paraguayan president meets with Raúl and Fidel Castro

<p style="text-align: justify;">President Fernando Lugo of Paraguay met Friday in Havana with Raúl and Fidel Castro, the Cuban media reported. Their talks included the "relations between both peoples and nations and other topics currently in the international news," the official account said, without providing any details. Read More

Cuban Flamenco Company Celebrates its 15th Anniversary

<p style="text-align: justify;">2011.02.18/radiorebelde.LAS TUNAS, Cuba. - ‘Arabescos’, a choreography by Joel Zamora’s Flamenco Company, will be presented in the eastern Cuban province of Las Tunas as part of the company’s tour around several Cuban provinces, on the occasion of its 15th anniversary.The company will be on stage on February 19 and 20, at the Tunas Theatre, the main stage of the province, more than 700 kilometers east of from Havana. Read More

Four Cuban Boxers to Finals in Strandzha Tourney

<p style="text-align: justify;">2011.02.18 - 18:37:01 / radiorebelde.Four Cuban Boxers to Finals in Strandzha Tourney. Havana, Cuba.- The four Cuban boxers that fought today in the semi-finals in the Strandzha tournament, underway in Bulgaria, won their bouts, including cruiserweight Leinier Perot by KO over English Simon Vallily.Perot, winner of the Singapore I Youth Olympics, knock-out his opponent in the second round with a mighty right swing, according to reports from the Cuban delegation to that tournament. Read More

Cuba to set up cancer hospital in Ukraine

<p style="text-align: justify;">Cuba will set up a medical facility in Ukraine for the treatment of cancer patients, Prime Minister Nikolai Azarov said after meeting Friday in Kiev with visiting Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla. The unit would be fully funded by Ukraine. Read More

Rubio to press for flight restrictions to Cuba

<p style="text-align: justify;">A legislative effort to block White House plans to expand travel to Cuba failed, but the sponsor, Sen. Marco Rubio, said he will continue to push for passage.WASHINGTON -- — Sen. Marco Rubio's effort to block the Obama administration's planned expansion of travel to Cuba has been grounded -- at least for now. Read More

Cuba Seeks to Boost Use of Bamboo

<p style="text-align: justify;">HOLGUIN, Cuba, Feb 17 (acn) A project underway in Holguin to expand bamboo forests to be used as an environmentally friendly alternative to wood has enabled the planting of 1,730 acres of the grass.Raul Figueredo, coordinator of the project called Bamboo Biomass, said bamboo is a fast-growing resource providing considerable volumes of raw material in a short time, which makes a good alternative to valuable wood. Read More

Travelzest launches Top 11 for 2011 competition

<p style="text-align: justify;">Friday, 18 February 2011. Travelzest, the travel specialist, has announced the launch of its Top 11 for 2011 competition which will see one lucky winner receiving £1000 towards their next Travelzest holiday.The Top 11 for 2011 list features what Travelzest thinks are the 11 perfect holiday experiences of 2011. The list encompasses a range of breaks that takes in the full range of luxury holiday experiences that Travelzest currently has to offer and was put together by Travelzest's team of travel experts. Read More