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November 11th

JoJazz 2014 readies its artistic program

Victor Rodriguez, director of the music festival JoJazz 2014 revealed the artistic program of the event that promotes young figures of Cuban Jazz and will be held in Havana from November 13 to 16. Read More

Two Cubans earn Silver Slugger Award

José Dariel Abreu and Alexei Ramirez both players of the Chicago White Sox, were selected as worthy of the Silver Slugger Award granted by the managers and coaches in the MLB. For Ramirez this is the second time that takes home the award. Read More

November 7th

India, the guest of honor at the International Book Fair 2015

The Indian Ambassador in Cuba, C. Rajasekhar, said his country was honored to be the guest of honor at the International Book Fair held annually on the island. Read More

Cuba will not grant more scholarships of medicine to Honduran students

The Cuban government suspended the scholarships granted each year to Honduran youth to study at the Latin American University of Medicine (ELAM) in Havana. Sergio Oliva, ambassador in Tegucigalpa, said the economic situation does not allow the program to continue. Read More

Cuba has a swimmer for the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games

The Cuban swimmer Lorenzo Pérez won the ticket to the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games in the 400 meter freestyle category S6 (paraplegic) during the Mexico Open swimming for the disabled. Read More

Hispanic Ballet of New York danced to Celia Cruz

Celia Cruz's voice accompanied the first choreography of American Company Hispanic Ballet of New York, choreographic work was in charge of the Cuban-American Eduardo Vilaro. The end of the show was an allegorical dancer Celia, dressed in blue, like the Cuban Virgen de Regla she adored. Read More

Thirty countries have shown interest in the Special Development Zone Mariel

Investment proposals for the Special Development Zone Mariel (ZEDM) have not missed during FIHAV 2014, since thirty countries have shown interest in participating in the first investment projects that will begin later this year or early next. Read More

Gourriel and Despaigne will be the stars of Cuban baseball in Veracruz 2014

The players Yulieski Gourriel and Alfredo Despaigne lead the Cuban team that will participate in the Central American and Caribbean Games 2014 Veracruz. The team will be led by veteran Victor Mesa and hope to reach the gold medal. Read More

Cuba Ron presents its new product: "El Valle"

“El Valle” is named one of the new Cuban rums presented in FIHAV -2014. Jorge Cardoso, director of marketing and exports of the Corporation Cuba Ron, said the purpose is to create a higher quality product. Read More

Iberostar used for the first time Olé hotels brand in Cuba

The Playa Blanca Cayo Largo, on Isla de la Juventud, is the first facility in the Caribbean for Olé hotels brand, property of the Spanish international chain Iberostar. Read More