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Two Matanzas players were absent in a game with no known cause

Matanzas players José Miguel Fernández and Lazaro Herrera were absent for reasons unknown to the game against Las Tunas last Sunday. Some sources reveal that both have escaped from Cuba. Read More

Pneumococcal vaccine is in phase II and III clinical trial

Over a thousand children from 1-5 years of age are receiving the pneumococcal vaccine as part of phase II and III clinical trial to be held in Cienfuegos. The Doctor Vicente Vérez Bencomo, CEO of the Center for Biomolecular Chemistry, explained that phase one of three doses concluded with infants seven, eight and 11 months old. Read More

Leonys Martin has had great results his year in MBL

This 2014 has been a very good year for Leonys Martin. Cuban found stability in the very beginning of the season in April, averaging 283/333/379's offense, career highs since joining the majors. Read More

Presentation of two books proposing dialogue between Havana and Washington

One written by Cuban and another by Americans, both books tell the same story from each side of the sea. "Back Channel to Cuba, The Hidden History of Negotiations Between Washington and Havana," by Willliam LeoGrande and Peter Kornbluh and "From confrontation to attempts at standardization. The United States policy toward Cuba" by Elier Ramirez and Esteban Morales show the varied attempts by both governments to bring good relationships. Read More

Karate contest in Havana between Cuba and Mexico

Cubans and Mexicans will compete in karate at the gym Ramiro Chirino in Havana as part of the preparation leading to the Central American and Caribbean Sports Games-2014 Veracruz. Read More

Ecuador and Cuba strengthen cooperation in health sector

Specialists from Cuba and Ecuador meet in Quito to develop strategies and agreements to strengthen linkages and collaboration in the health sector between the two countries. According to Carina Vance, Minister of Public Health of Ecuador, one of the objectives of the meeting is the implementation of joint programs. Read More

Edelweiss will fly direct to Havana

From April 2015 the airline Edelweiss of Switzerland will begin to operate direct flights to Havana to have two flights per week. Edelweiss is leading tours in that European country. Read More

The Cuban’s victories continue at Mohammed VI Cup

Two more victories for the Cuban team in the Mohamed VI Boxing Cup. Robeisy Ramirez and Roniel Iglesias were victorious in the second day of the event held in Morocco. Read More

Leinier between tables and defeats occupied last place in the Chess Grand Prix

The last date of the Grand Prix in Baku ended with the fourth defeat for Leinier Dominguez, who finished the contest with only three units. This was his worst performance in elite chess events. Read More

Peruvian singer Susana Baca is happy to visit Cuba

Susana Baca is guest of honor of the III Meeting of Popular Voices held in Havana since last Tuesday. Peruvian singer expressed her joy at meeting again in Cuba and to share her music with the public and other artists of the country. Read More