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Friendly Planet Travel Humanitarian Tour to Cuba

<p style="text-align: justify;">Dear Friends, You might have heard about the recent changes in U.S. law easing restrictions on travel to Cuba for certain types of tourism programs. Friendly Planet is now offering a new series of Humanitarian Relief tours to Cuba beginning in October of 2011. We have organized several such missions to Cuba over the past year,coordinated through a humanitarian organization officially licensed by the United States Department of Treasury. Read More

Ecuador's President Urges the U.S. to Lift Blockade against Cuba

<p style="text-align: justify;">HAVANA, Cuba, Jun 30 (acn) Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa urged Washington to put an end to the economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba,and labeled the measure as an offense to the international law. According to the Cubadebate website, Correo told Prensa Latina the action underway for more than 50 years now against the island demonstrates international double standards, and that it is unjustifiable at this point of the history of mankind. Read More

AMERICA/CUBA-Appointment of National Director of Pontifical Mission Societies

<p style="text-align: justify;">Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - Archbishop Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, appointed National Director of Pontifical Mission Societies in Cuba for the years 2011-2016, the Rev. Castor Jose Alvarez Devesa, of the clergy of the Archdiocese of Camaguey on May 27, 2011. Read More

La Colmenita Children´s Theater Company Announce Summer Program

<p style="text-align: justify;">06/28/2011. By Kimani Hernandez Garcia. La Colmenita Children’s Theater Company has announced its summer program, which includes presentations at the Orden Tercera Theater and the San Francisco de Asis Convent in the old quarter of the city of Havana. Director of the company Carlos Alberto Cremata said that children enrolled in municipal workshops will be performing during the summer, with presentations included in the Rutas y Andares tourist program organized by the Office of the Havana Historian.&nbsp; Read More

Cuba Beats Curacao in Dutch Baseball Tournament

<p style="text-align: justify;">Cuba beat the team of Curacao 1-0 at the Neptunus Family stadium in Rotterdam, Holland, in the baseball tournament being held in this Dutch city Wednesday, and kept its second place. Right-hander Dalier Hinojosa pitched well for seven innings, with just one hit, and got his first victory at the tournament, this being the third won by the Cuban team. Read More

Everything by Virgilio Piñera in printed letter, in Cuba

<p style="text-align: justify;">The literary legacy of Virgilio Piñera will circulate profusely in Cuba on the comming 2012, a year maked by the hundredth anniversary of his birth. The medular work will irradiate from different editorial labels. His work has a high aesthetic flight, such as his Teatro completo, innovative, advanced for his time, as may be seen in Electra Garrigó, that anticipates an absurd that is atributed to Ionesco, even though La soprano calva was published and represented much later. Read More