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October 14th

Cuba and Belarus working to strengthen trade relations in FIHAV 2011

From 31 October to 5 November, held at the XXIX International Fair of Havana (FIHAV 2011) EXPOCUBA exhibition center. Cuba and Belarus are intended to strengthen trade and economic relations. Read More

The Medical University of Santiago de Cuba has an international reach

The Medical University of Santiago de Cuba consolidates its global reach today with two thousand 738 foreign graduates from 72 countries. Read More

Four Cuban dancers in the world top 100

Viengsay Valdes, Alejandro Virelles, Dani Hernandez and Osiel Gounod, stars of the Ballet Nacional de Cuba are among the 100 best dancers in the world in the 2010-2011 season, according to the magazine Dance of Europe. Read More

October 13th

Shanghai provides a second ship bulk to Cuba

With the presence of Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment in Cuba (Rodrigo Malmierca) took place at the shipyards in Shanghai a ceremony to hand over the second ship of a total of ten bulk ship being built in these facilities Read More

Cuba prepares the Communist Party's National Conference

Will disclose this week in Havana, the basic document of the National Conference of the PCC (Communist Party of Cuba). In order to prepare the meeting to be held in January 2012. Read More

Nelson Dominguez created a ceramic mural in Santiago de Cuba

The National Prize of Plastic Arts Nelson Dominguez, Santiago de Cuba will be in the next few days to create a ceramic mural. This mural would be dedicated to the city for its half millennium. Read More

October 10th

Opening of Pan-American Games only ten days away

<p style="text-align: justify;"> Havana, Cuba. We are only ten days away from the opening of the Pan-American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, next October 14. Several delegations have already been registered, like Venezuela, Guatemala and El Salvador. The forthcoming continental contest will admittedly be the hardest in history. What’s going on? The point is many nations have announced that they seek to achieve their best performance ever in the capital of the state of Jalisco. For instance, Mexico has categorically said so and so has Puerto Rico. Read More

Cuban Parliament President Ricardo Alarcon says Gross won't be free unilaterally

<p style="text-align: justify;">MEXICO CITY (AP) — AP Interview: "Cuba won't unilaterally free Gross" has just said a senior Cuban official and added the United States should not expect Cuba to make a unilateral humanitarian gesture to release an imprisoned American government contractor. Cuban Parliament President Ricardo Alarcon says expecting such a gesture of behalf of Alan Gross "is not reasonable." Read More

Cuba to train officials in South Africa

<p style="text-align: justify;">As part of a pilot project, the Department of Home Affairs will begin with the re-training of 350 officers of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF). Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said that Russia and Cuba served as models for the new training system. In a first for Cuba’s growing skilled-labor exports, the South African government agreed to use a dozen interior ministry officials from Cuba to train new immigration officers, South Africa’s Business Day reported. Read More

A quake rattled Chile with series of earth tremors

<p style="text-align: justify;">Santiago, Chile, Oct 9 (Prensa Latina) The quake today was registered at 07:55 local time, with epicentre 116 km deep, some 50 km southern Putre community, in the Arica Parinacota region, in the country's northern tip, reported the Seismology Service of the University of Chile. A 4.2-magnitude quake rocked on Sunday northern Chile, in the wake of a series of tremors that have been shaking the country for two weeks. Read More