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Cuban Dayron Robles to Compete in Germany

<p style="text-align: justify;">2011.02.04 - 17:17:28 / radiorebelde.Dayron Robles. Havana, Cuba.- Cuban hurdler Dayron Robles is to race the 60 meter event at the IAAF indoor Sparkassen meeting in Stuttgart, Germany this Saturday.Robles, indoors world champion in Doha 201 , is considered by the specialists as favorite to win this race, his first in the winter season that is usually ran in Europe.The 110 meter Olympic champion and world record holder in that distance is one of the most important athletes to participate in the German meeting. Read More


<p style="text-align: justify;">Beach, music and luxury at Barceló Marina Palace. This is it! It's Week 5 of the Winnipeg Free Press Great Winter Escape Contest, featuring the last of five resort choices that one lucky winner will have.Remember, the contest ends at noon next Tuesday, Feb. 8 and all entries must be received by that time. The winner will be chosen from online and print entries on Wednesday, Feb. 9 and announced in next Saturday's Free Press Travel section. Read More

Venezuela-Cuba Submarine Cable Junction Box Installed

<p style="text-align: justify;">Caracas, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) The process of installation of the submarine optical fiber cable from Venezuela to Cuba is successfully moving ahead after the installation of a junction box under the Caribbean Sea, assured Friday the Venezuelan Science and Technology Ministry. Read More

Cuba likely to get influx of American tourists

<p style="text-align: justify;">San Francisco Chronicle February 4, 2011 04:00 AM. The announcement by the Obama administration last month that it will reinstate policies of the Clinton administration to permit travel to Cuba for religious or educational reasons reminded me of two trips to Cuba that I made during the time of the Clinton administration.I went there under an exemption permitting travel to Cuba by journalists. I traveled there legally, in other words, possessing papers from the Treasury Department confirming my right to do so. I flew to Kingston, Jamaica, and there boarded a short Air Jamaica flight to Havana. Read More

Cuba Seeks 20-Year Jail Term For Detained American

<p style="text-align: justify;">The Associated Press. HAVANA February 4, 2011. Prosecutors are charging a jailed American contractor with "acts against the integrity and independence" of Cuba and requesting a 20-year jail term, state news media reported Friday, dimming hopes the 60-year-old Maryland native would be allowed to go home soon. Read More

Cuban Foreign Minister Concluded Fruitful Visit to Bolivia

<p style="text-align: justify;">2011.02.04 / radiorebelde.Cuban Foreign Minister Concluded Fruitful Visit to Bolivia.HAVANA, CUBA.- Senator Adolfo Mendoza, a member of the Bolivian ruling party Movimiento al Socialismo (MAS), highlighted the positive impact of Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla’s visit to his nation for the consolidation of common projects. Read More

Cuba Excels for Mouth Cancer Prevention and Curability Rates

<p style="text-align: justify;">2011.02.04 - 11:10:03 / radiorebelde.Cuba Excels for Mouth Cancer Prevention and Curability Rates.HAVANA, CUBA.- Its mouth cancer prevention system starting at the primary levels of health care has enabled Cuba to be one of the countries with the highest rate of curability of this disease, ScD Julio Cesar Santana Garay said in Havana. Read More

US Olympic Champion to Attend Cuban Wrestling Tournament

<p style="text-align: justify;">U.S Olympic champion freestyle wrestler Henry Cejudo will participate in the Granma-Cerro Pelado International Wrestling Tournament next February 16-20 after almost two years without competing.<br /> Cejudo (55kg), who has not competed since he defeated Japanese Tomohiro Matsunaga at Beijing Olympics, heads the U.S wrestling team that will take part in the Cuban tournament. Read More

Guantánamo Harbor Refurbished

<p style="text-align: justify;">GRANMA. February 4, 2011. Guantánamo Harbor Refurbished. GUANTÁNAMO.- While visiting the easternmost Cuban province of Guantanamo, Cuban Vice President of the Council of Ministers Antonio Enrique Lussón voiced his satisfaction at the remarkable progress of construction works to refurbish the harbor of Boqueron in that province. An initiative that will enhance seaport services, boosting merchandise trading and helping the province save fuel. Read More

Cuba to free dissidents Angel Moya and Guido Sigler

<p style="text-align: justify;">BBC. 4 February 2011. Cuba is to release two more political prisoners and allow one of them to remain on the island, according to Catholic church officials.The men, identified as Angel Moya and Guido Sigler, were among 52 dissidents Havana agreed to free last July, in a deal brokered by the Catholic Church. Read More