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Week of la Francophonie Dedicated to Haiti

The Week of la Francophonie, scheduled for March 13-22 in Havana, will be dedicated to Haiti as announced by Alain Zayan, cultural attach of the French embassy in the Cuban capital. Read More

A rain of happiness to surprise people in Haiti

The hopelessness of the thousands of people in Haiti who are taking shelter in the Champ de Mars plaza was surprised by a rain of happiness from Cuba, caused by clowns, magicians, musicians and other artists. Read More

Havana´s Casa de las Americas Begins Cultural Project in Solidarity with Haiti

The Havana-based Casa de las Americas began a project called “Ayiti cheri” in solidarity with the people of Haiti that is suffering the consequences of a devastating earthquake that hit Port-au-Prince last January. Read More

Cuba Presents Film on Haiti in Geneva

A documentary film about the medical assistance of Cuba and other Latin American countries to Haiti that is a testimony of solidarity with that Caribbean nation devastated by a quake last January was welcomed today in Geneva with a standing ovation. Read More

Cuban, Dominican Companies Sign Letter of Intent

Cubalum and Sigmaplast companies signed a letter of intent to create a joint venture to produce flexible printed materials and polyethylene. Read More

Grenada, Cuba Presidents to Meet

Prime Minister of Grenada, Tillman Thomas, will meet with Cuban President Raul Castro, on the occasion of his official visit to this country as of Sunday, media outlets reported. The visitor's agenda will also include laying a wreath at the monument to Cuban national Hero Jose Marti (1853-1895). Read More

Cuba says it won’t attend Central American Games

Cuba will not attend the Central American and Caribbean Games in Puerto Rico, saying it is unhappy with visa restrictions and other regulations. Read More

Eight Crowns for Cuba at Pan American Youth Boxing Tournament

Cuba walked away with eight crowns and easily dominated the Pan American Youth Boxing Tournament that concluded yesterday in Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic. Read More

The Caribbean Hoping for a Better Tourist Season in 2010

Despite the continueing global economic slump, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) is forecasting a rebound in visitor arrivals in 2010 with moderate growth expected for the region on the heels of positive indicators from the fourth quarter of <br /> 2009 Read More

Community of Latin American and Caribbean States is Born

Felipe Calderon, President of Mexico, announced the creation of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States at the Summit of the Latin America and Caribbean Unity, underway in Cancun. Read More

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