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December 17th

Fernando Perez is ready to shoot again

The Cuban film director Fernando Pérez now has 80% of the funding required to begin filming in 2015 his next feature film that will be titled Chupa piruli. The film story takes place in the district Los Sitios, Havana, and its conflict may be less intense than La pared de las palabras, his latest creation. Read More

Cuba will create new measures to prevent traffic accidents

Cuban authorities announced a series of measures to strengthen the prevention of traffic accidents. Official data show that from January to October 9397 car accidents were recorded in the country. Although this figure is lower than the same period last year in 2014 more injuries and fatalities were reported. Read More

Matanzas team is the first qualified for the second round of the National Baseball Series

Matanzas players already secured their ticket to the second round in Cuban baseball championship when missing four games in the qualifying stage. The 21-3 beating they received last Sunday against Sancti Spiritus did not influence their position and still managed to be the front runners Read More

New Cuban ID is already in the hands of more than 40,000 people

More than 40,000 IDs have been delivered from the implementation of the new identity in Cuba, 89% of them live in the capital. In Havana has extended the service to 19 offices, specified Colonel Mario Méndez Mayedo, first deputy chief of the Department of Identification, Immigration and Nationality of the Ministry of Interior. Read More

Nobel Prize in Medicine congratulated the development of biotechnology in Cuba

Richard J. Roberts, Nobel Prize in Medicine (1993), participated in the Havana International Biotechnology Congress 2014 held in this capital at the beginning of December. After his experience at the event he congratulated the development achieved by biotechnology in Cuba. Read More

December 16th

Cuban government will build homes for elderly Alzheimer's patients

Cuban government plans to open nursing homes for Alzheimer's patient from 2015, and spread. One of every 10 Cubans over 65 years develops some sort of delirium, according to a study on the impact of dementia in older adults conducted between 2002 and 2012 by specialists from the Ministry of Public Health. Read More

Conducta was awarded at the Film Festival in Havana

Conduct the Cuban film directed by Ernesto Daranas, won the Coral Award in Havana Film Festival last Sunday. Read More

Alfonso Urquiola was suspended from the National Baseball Series

The National Baseball Committee announces that suspended from their duties to team manager of Pinar del Río, Alfonso Urquiola, and cautions the baseball commissioner of the province, Julio Candelaria Milian, for unsportive conduct. Read More

Four Cuban are nominated for Grammy awards

Cubans Pedrito Martinez, Yosvany Terry, Alfredo Rodriguez and Aymee Nuviola are nominated for Grammy awards in different categories. Beyoncé and Sam Smith, with five nominations each, are favorites in edition 57 of these awards. Read More

Erislandy Lara took victory over Ishe Smith

The Cuban Erislandy Lara retained the title super welterweight World Boxing Association (WBA) to win comfortably by unanimous decision to Ishe Smith in a fight on Friday night at the Illusion Theater in San Antonio, Texas. Read More