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November 18th

First edition of TEDx talks were held in Havana

On Saturday the Covarrubias Hall of the National Theater of Cuba hosted the first edition of TEDxHabana. There were given twelve lectures and various cultural acts and TEDx talks videos completing nearly six hours of the event which was presented by singer Amaury Perez. Read More

Two handball players left team Cuba in Veracruz 2014

Two players from the men's handball team have escaped the Cuban delegation at the Central American and Caribbean Games Veracruz 2014. Previously a table tennis player had made the same thing. Read More

The Cuban film "Boccaccerías habaneras" opens festival in Huelva

"Boccaccerías habaneras" was the opening film of the 27th Latin American Film Festival in Huelva Prison, as part of the Key of Liberty section where prisoners awarded a prize. Read More

Yuriorkis Gamboa consolidates at featherweight

Yuriorkis Gamboa defeated with knockout to Mexican Joel Montes de Oca in a fight on Saturday at the Plaza de Toros in Cancun, Mexico. This victory represents the claim of the setback against Terence Crawford. Read More

Unfinished houses, that’s the best offer Cuban government give to people that have lived more than 20 years in shelters

About 1,100 low-income families who need housing in Havana and spent more than 20 years living in shelters or transit communities have finally been transferred to buildings that Cuban government has been building. However, the expected housing is far from the dream. Read More

The New York Times continues criticizing US policies against Cuba

The New York Times on Sunday published a new article criticizing the policies adopted by the US government against Cuba. This time it was the turn of the program that gives refuge to Cuban doctors escaped from missions in foreign countries. Read More

Cuba is in second place at Veracruz Games

The Cuban delegation on Monday increased its harvest of gold medals, finished second in the competitive round of the XXII Central American and Caribbean Games in Veracruz, Mexico. Read More

November 17th

Hanser Garcia set new record in 100 meter freestyle and won the gold medal

The Cuban swimmer Hanser Garcia, known as "Pollo", won the 100 meter freestyle competition taking home the gold medal with a time of 49.00 seconds. The difficulties encountered in his training were not enough to diminish his performance. Read More

November 16th

Scouts from Major Leagues saw a great performance by Yoan Moncada

The Cuban player Yoan Moncada displayed his skills in Guatemala at least 50 scouts from 30 teams of Major Leagues (MLB). Moncada, 19, hits from both sides of the plate and play shortstop, second or third base. Read More

Jorge Luis Peña Reyes wins award for children's literature in Costa Rica

Cuban writer Jorge Luis Peña Reyes won the Children's Literature Award in the Iberoamerican Competition UNA Palabra with his book “Cuentos para no perderse”. The official award ceremony will be on November 20. Read More