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Cuba criticizes Obama, US media

<p style="text-align: justify;">Associated Press. HAVANA – Cuba on Friday denounced U.S. President Barack Obama as a copy of his conservative Republican predecessor, and said he gave more credence to Cuban-American exiles than his own diplomats. Read More

The Great Habano Cigar Book and New Investigation Work

<p style="text-align: justify;">Havana, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) At the same time of the celebration in this city of the 13th Habano Cigar Festival, the Great Habano Cigar Book circulates in the world, a work by Cuban Adriano Martínez, important investigator of the sector.With 350 pages and more than 500 images, published by Spanish editorial company Epicur, the text reflects all the details of this product, with a full history and anecdotes. Read More

Fighting cyber-attacks is matter of national security, Cuban minister said

<p style="text-align: justify;">17:20, February 25, 2011. Cuba is waging efforts to prevent cyber-attacks by developing national software and migrating all Cuban state institutions to a national open source code program, Cuban Informatics and Communications Vice Minister Boris Moreno told Xinhua Thursday.He said Cuba is a poor embargoed country with a "historical enemy", referring to the United States, and the development of national software and computers to replace the imported ones is a "matter of national security." Read More

Cuba, Belarus Join Hands in Opposing US Sanctions

<p style="text-align: justify;">Pyongyang, February 24 (KCNA) -- Cuba and Belarus on Feb. 22 expressed their willingness to continue supporting each other against U.S. sanctions.Speaking at a press conference in Minsk, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla said Cuba opposes U.S. and EU sanctions against Belarus, considering them an infringement on the country's sovereignty. Read More

Cuba Education Tours Announces Rainbow Cuba Tour For LGBT People For May 2011

<p style="text-align: justify;">Fri Feb 25, 12:30 am ET. Cuba Education Tours is hosting a trip for lesbians, gays and all others seeking to learn about gender and sexual equality in Cuba. Tour dates are May 7 to 15, 2011. Tour participants will meet Cuban activists promoting LGBT rights and join them in rallies and forums against homophobia. The Cuba tour features NGO and museum visits, drag and fashion shows, and social and natural history activities. Read More

Piñón made Analysis on Sherritt and energy

<p style="text-align: justify;">Crude oil. Crude oil prices reached this week a 30-month high of nearly $100 per barrel, with industrial residual fuel oil prices close behind at a 28-month high of $80. These price increases are reflected in Sherritt’s year-end 2010 financial reports released today. Read More

Cuba medical examiner testifies in US perjury case

<p style="text-align: justify;">Associated Press Will Weissert, Associated Press. EL PASO, Texas – A medical examiner from Cuba is telling a Texas jury how shrapnel from the 1997 bombing of a Havana hotel killed an Italian tourist.Ileana Vizcaino Dime traveled from Havana to El Paso to testify in the trial of Luis Posada Carriles. Read More

Friendship Gathering in Cuba Marks Kim Jong Il's Birthday

<p style="text-align: justify;">Pyongyang, February 23 (KCNA) -- A friendship gathering took place in Cuba on Feb. 12 to celebrate the birthday of General Secretary Kim Jong Il.Present there were personages of the Cuban Committee for Supporting Korea's Reunification, the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples and an international camp and popular masses and the ambassador and officials of the DPRK embassy in Havana. Read More

American businessman hopes to revive Florida-Cuba ferry service

<p style="text-align: justify;">maninhavana | February 24, 2011.&nbsp; Bruce Nierenberg, a senior executive in the cruise industry for more than three decades, hopes to revive ferry service from Florida to Cuba.Ferry service would give Cuban-Americans a cheaper way to travel to the island to visit their families, he said. Cruise cabins would cost around $300 per person. Additional passengers in the cabin - children, for instance - would cost about $150 each. Read More

Paris Cookbook Fair to Exhibit Cuban Culinary Art

<p style="text-align: justify;">2011.02.24./radiorebelde.HAVANA, CUBA.- The Cuban culinary art will be present in the Second Paris Cookbook Fair, scheduled for March 3-6 with the participation of representatives from more than 50 countries.According to Prensa Latina news agency, Vilda Figueroa, PhD., and engineer Jose Lama will represent Cuba in the event at the Centquatre (104) cultural center in the French capital.Their book ‘Cocina Cubana con Sabor’ (Cuban Cuisine with Taste), which comprises historical data on the Cuban culinary art and more than 700 recipes, was one of the winners of the Gourmand World Cookbook 2010 Awards in the category of Television Celebrity. Read More