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India, Cuba to co-operate in renewable energy

The Sixth Session of the Inter-governmental Commission for Economic, agreed to renew the Protocol of Co-operation in the field of Renewable Energy for two more years, i.e 2007-08. Read More

India, Cuba team up in drugs, oil and wind energy

India and Cuba are forging closer economic ties through cancer vaccine research and oil exploration in the Gulf of Mexico, officials said this week. Indian Minister of State for External Affairs Anand Sharma, who ended a visit to Havana on Wednesday, said the longtime Third World allies also will train a Cuban team in wind energy technology among a growing number of areas of cooperation. Read More

Indian minister to co-chair Indo-Cuba JCM in Havana

India's Minister of State for External Affairs Anand Sharma will co-chair the Indo-Cuban Joint Commission Meeting in Havana on February 12-13. The Joint Commission will review and expand cooperation in areas such as Information Technology, Biotechnology, Energy, Sports and Science and Technology. Read More

Spring party in China Town

The China Town in Havana adds itself this month to the Spring Party or Lunar New Year, the most important traditional celebration in continental China as well as in the communities all over the world. As part of the celebration at homes, commercial establishments and societies there will be activities that begin fifteen days before the party and will last for fifteen days more, after the coming of the year. Read More

Former India all-rounder Robin Singh to coach in Cuba

Former India One-day all rounder Robin Singh will form a coaching team to train players in baseball-mad Cuba where the sport is enjoying a revival. Singh, who was born in Trinidad and represented India from 1989 to 2001, told reporters, baseball was a good grounding for cricket. Read More

Cuba-India Exchange on Boxing and Cricket

A new chapter in relations between Cuba and India opened Thursday with the arrival to Havana of Indian Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Mani Shankar Aiyar. Staff at the Indian Embassy in Cuba told Granma that it is the first official visit of an Indian sports minister to the island and that among his activities Shankar will donate equipment for playing hockey and cricket, the most popular sports in India. Read More

Venezuela trumps China in Cuba feronickel deal

A senior Cuban official said Monday Venezuela had replaced China in local plans to produce fero-nickel at a partially completed plant in eastern Holguin province. "The Chinese are not continuing, we are redoing the project with Venezuela," Cuban Minister of Foreign Investment and Economic Cooperation, Marta Lomas, told Reuters, when asked about the Camarioca nickel works. Read More

Cuban popularity in Indonesia

Many of the international aid teams that descended on Indonesia after the 27 May earthquake in Java have packed up and gone home. But a medical team from Cuba has proved so popular that locals have asked it to stay on for another six months. Read More

Distressed Chinese ship was heading for Cuba

The Coast Guard says a damaged Chinese cargo ship that's making an unscheduled stop on Oahu was heading to Cuba among other spots in the Caribbean before it ran into trouble. Read More

Timor Leste med students to Cuba

Timor Leste First Deputy Minister Rui Maria de Araujo saw off in this capital Friday 100 of 200 new students from this small Asian country to study medicine in Cuba. This group will join 500 students who are already preparing on the island as future physicians, which is also developing in this country a humanitarian aid program with a health professional brigade. Read More

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