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National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba presents rich musical tradition

The National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba can play symphonies by Beethoven and Mendelssohn, and play them well. But what is special is when the musicians make like a big dance band from the Tropicana, the legendary nightclub in Havana, and play classical music with an Afro-Cuban beat. Read More

Cuba opens sugar sector to foreign management

Brazilian builder Odebrecht SA ODBES.UL will begin administrating a Cuban sugar mill next week in the first sign the industry is ready to accept foreign participation since the 1959 revolution, two company sources said on Wednesday. Read More

South Africa-Cuba discuss economic assistance package

Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies met with the Vice-President of the Cuban National Institute of Water Resources, Aymee Aguirre Hernanddez, in Cuba, to discuss implementation of the Economic Assistance Package that South Africa is providing to that country. Read More

FIHAV 2012 Venezuela leads commercial event at Havana Trade Fair

THE third day of the Havana Trade Fair gave significant emphasis to the promotion of Cuban services – a strength in national exports – and the celebration of the National Days of Venezuela, Trinidad and Tobago, Chile, Canada, Italy and the European Union. Read More