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Bronze Medal for Cuban Student at Int’l Chemistry Olympiad

<p style="text-align: justify;">2011.07.22 - 12:53:05 / HAVANA, CUBA.-&nbsp; Roman Martin, a student at the Maximo Gomez Pre-University Institute of Exact Sciences in the Cuban province of Camagüey, won a bronze medal during the 43rd International Chemistry Olympiad held on July 9-18 in Ankara, Turkey. Read More

Spanish Tourist Group Awards Cuban Companies

<p style="text-align: justify;">By.Ileana Ferrer Fonte.11:03Havana, Jul 22 (Prensa Latina) The Spanish tourist group Excelencias on Friday honored several Cuban companies and institutions for their efforts to develop the tourism industry and spread that example throughout the Caribbean. During a cultural gala at Havana's Gran Teatro, the Spanish company awarded its prize to six Cuban entities and individuals on their achievements. Read More

Jailed American addresses Cuban top court in appeal

<p style="text-align: justify;">HAVANA (Reuters) - Imprisoned U.S. aid contractor Alan Gross appealed his 15-year sentence in Cuba before the island's Supreme Court on Friday, backing up legal arguments with a personal courtroom address to the judges. Gross, 62, was allowed to speak for himself at the closed-door hearing after his defense lawyer presented arguments against his conviction and sentencing in March for crimes against the Cuban state. He was arrested in Havana in late 2009. Read More