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Integration, Independence at Informatics Forum

<p style="text-align: justify;">Havana, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) The search for integration projects in the Latin America region to guarantee technological independence is now a constant feature in the opening of 14th International Informatics Convention and Fair in Cuba, Informatica 2011.The forum, which runs in Havana Feb. 7-11, will discuss common issues as the driving forces for development in science and technology, organizing committee president Jorge Luis Perdomo said. Read More

UN Contributes to Preserve Cuban Agricultural Biodiversity

<p style="text-align: justify;">Havana, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) Experts of the United Nations will present on Monday a project to contribute to the conservation of agricultural biodiversity in six Reserves of Humanity and the Biosphere in Cuba.Providing scientific and technical bases to ensure in situ conservation and sustainable use of traditional genetic resources that are part of the Cuban heritage are among the goals of the meeting at the Hotel Chateau Miramar. Read More

Legal Services & the Law in Cuba

<p style="text-align: justify;">Common Ground.By Paki Wieland. I am writing to invite you to join our delegation to Cuba April 3 to 9, 2011,for a research project in Cuban law and legal services hosted by the Cuban National Lawyers' Association (UNJC). The program will cover a wide range of Cuban law, from labor law to criminal and family law, to elections and the Cuban constitution.All those who are involved in both traditional and non-traditional work within our legal systems, practitioners and law faculty are invited, so please do pass the invitation on to your colleagues and others you think might be interested. Read More

Drilling plan shows need for cooperation

<p style="text-align: justify;">Keys News newspaper editorial is right.They say drilling plans shows need for cooperation between the US and Cuba.Included in such editorial a reference to the actions made by Senator Nelson;the "wolf" Ileana Ros and other legislators to force stop any drillings in CUBAN WATERS through different means. Read More

Florida airports preparing for higher demand for flights to Cuba

<p style="text-align: justify;">Sun Sentinel. 3:49 PM EST, February 6, 2011. WASHINGTON. Airport officials in Fort Lauderdale, Tampa, Key West and possibly Orlando plan to seek federal permission to establish direct flights to Cuba under new travel rules implemented last month by the Obama administration to reach out to the Cuban people. Read More

Trade Union Research Delegation to Cuba

<p style="text-align: justify;">From April 24-May 2, 2011. U.S. Labor for Friendship with Cuba is the program consultant for Marazul Charters, Inc. Marazul, which is a licensed travel service provider, is organizing all the arrangements for this delegation. Marazul organized all arrangements for the previous delegation in January 2010 as well. Read More

Omara Portuondo heats up Ottawa

<p style="text-align: justify;">The Ottawa Jazz Festival presents Cuba’s sensational Omara Portuondo on Thursday, February 17, 2011, 8pm, at Dominion-Chalmers United Church, 355 Cooper Street, (corner Cooper and O’Connor). This is a rare opportunity to see this legendary Cuban superstar! “Flowing in the present, but with deep roots in the past – the Cuban singer Omara Portuondo… is still impulsive onstage.” – New York Times Read More

Retrospective of Cuban Films at Mexican Festival

<p style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;Mexico, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) A retrospective of Cuban films was inaugurated at the National Museum of Art in Mexico, as part of the first International Film Festival in Mexico City (FICC-MEXICO), which was opened on Tuesday.The Cuban retrospective, inaugurated on Saturday and to close on Feb. 13, includes 30 films that represent the best of the Cuban revolutionary film industry in the last 50 years. Read More

Foreign Ministers of Cuba and Japan Meet in Havana

<p style="text-align: justify;">2011.02.05 - 21:31:19 / radiorebelde.Havana, Cuba.- Acting Cuban Foreign Minister Marcelino Medina met on Friday in this capital with Masashi Mizukami, general director of the Japanese Foreign Ministry’s Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean. Read More

Oman, Cuba explore co-operation in health

<p style="text-align: justify;">Dr Ahmed bin Mohammed al Saeedi, Minister of Health, received at his office here yesterday a delegation from the Cuban Health Ministry currently visiting the Sultanate. Read More