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The 21st century queen of Latin pop

<p style="text-align: justify;">Sun, Feb 20, 2011 10:26:49 IST.Sheenah Singh has gained the title of 21st century queen Of Latin pop by mixing the cultures of India, Brazil, and Cuba into one. Her music respresents the fusion of three different cultures and is pleasing to the soul. Read More

Aristide backers march amid talk of Haiti return

<p style="text-align: justify;">February 19, 2011. The Associated Press. A few thousand supporters of Aristide marched through Haiti’s capital Friday shouting they will derail a presidential runoff set for next month unless his leader returns. Read More

Over 500 Runners Registered for Havana Half Marathon

<p style="text-align: justify;">radiorebelde.HAVANA, Cuba. - Director of the Marabana-Maracuba project, Carlos Gattorno, said Friday that more than 500 people will run the traditional half marathon race (21 Km and 97.50 m) in Havana.Gattorno told ACN the Cacahual-Ciudad Deportiva circuit has been certified as the last stretch of the course had a few variations.This year runners will enter the Ciudad Deportiva sports center by the Boyeros Ave. instead of Santa Catalina St to make the final stage of the race more attractive and dynamic, Gattorno said. Read More

UN Agency Supports Modernization of Cuban Agriculture

<p style="text-align: justify;">2011.02.19 / radiorebelde.UN Agency Supports Modernization of Cuban Agricultur. Havana, Cuba.- Farmers from several Cuban provinces are benefiting from the Local Support Program for the Modernization of the Agricultural Sector (PALMA), boosted by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).In addition to training in economic, legal, social, environmental management and also in gender, producers in the provinces of Pinar del Rio, Sancti Spiritus, Santiago de Cuba, Granma and Guantanamo receive support in terms of equipment and consumables, PALMA training coordinator Carlos Arteaga told ACN. Read More

Raul, Fidel Castro elected as delegates to Cuban party congress

<p style="text-align: justify;">;&nbsp; 2011-02-20. HAVANA, Feb. 19 (Xinhua) -- Both Cuban leader Raul Castro and his brother, former leader Fidel, have been elected as delegates to the Sixth Congress of the ruling Communist Party of Cuba slated for Apr. 16-19, official TV reported on Saturday. Read More

Cuba-Argentina Joint Medical Project

<p style="text-align: justify;">HAVANA, Cuba, Feb 9 (acn) The participation of Cuban specialist Gustavo Kouri on Wednesday in the official presentation of the National Tropical Medicine Institute of Argentina (InMeT) was appreciated in that country.The director of the "Pedro Kouri" Tropical Medicine Institute met in Buenos Aires with the Health Minister of that Andean nation, Juan Manzur, the web site reported. Read More

Cuba and Haiti Strengthen Cultural Exchanges

<p style="text-align: justify;">2011.02.19 - 13:44:06 /radiorebelde.Cuba and Haiti Strengthen Cultural Exchanges. Havana, Cuba.- Marie Laurence Jocelyn Lassegue, Culture and Communications Minister of Haiti, expressed on Friday in this capital her satisfaction for the strengthening of cultural bonds between her country and Cuba. Read More

Obama's Executive Order Allows For "Purposeful" Visits To Cuba

<p style="text-align: justify;">Americans can visit Cuba, now that some of the travel restrictions to the island have been lifted, but visits still have to meet certain official criteria. NY1's Valarie D'Elia filed the following report.It's now much easier for average Americans to visit the off-limits island of Cuba, but it's still no day at the beach.President Barack Obama’s recent executive order to broaden licensed travel to Cuba means more Americans will be able visit the Communist island, but don't expect to be sipping mojitos on the Malecon. Read More

Japanese TV Network Airs Program About Cuba

<p style="text-align: justify;">2011.02.19 - 12:06:21 /radiorebelde.Japanese TV Network Airs Program About Cuba. Havana, Cuba.- The TV network of the Japanese municipality of Minato, Tokyo, premiered a program about Cuba with the collaboration of the diplomatic staff of the island in the Asian country. The program will be broadcast three times a day throughout this month.Based on interviews to Cuban ambassador Jose Fernandez de Cossio and Science and Culture attachés Tania Dominguez and Sheila Llano, the program offers Japanese viewers details about the Cuban society and culture. Read More

Cigar Lovers Worldwide Gear up for Habano Festival

<p style="text-align: justify;">2011.02.19 - 13:47:02 / radiorebelde. Cigar Lovers Worldwide Gear up for Habano Festival. Havana, Cuba.- More than 1,000 businesspeople and cigar lovers from 80 countries will attend the 13th International Habano Festival starting Monday in Havana.This year participants in the Festival will have the opportunity to taste the cigars that will be introduced this year by Habanos S.A. to the market, and they will have access to limited productions specially made by experienced cigar rollers. Read More