Ukrainian Vassily Ivanchuck and English Nigel Short have confirmed
their participation in the Elite Group of the annual Capablanca
International Chess Memorial scheduled to begin in Havana on June 21st.
The president of the Russian Federal Agency of Tourism, Anatoli
Grechkin, met on Monday with Carmen Casal, Foreign Relations Director
at the Cuban Tourism Ministry (MINTUR), to discuss prospects of
bilateral cooperation in this sector.
After 28 years of absence from the Acropolis Theater in Prague, the
Cuban group Los Van Van made an euphoric public dance with its
extraordinary two-hour performance, which included its most popular
The leadership of the Russian Society of Friendship with Cuba supported
the statement issued on Friday by the Cuban parliament against the
Western media campaign about the death of a prisoner on the island.
The Basque company Soroa Metalworkers exhibited this week, at Havana's
Hotel Palco, several of its lines of high-tech machine tools,
demonstrating a willingness to increase its presence in the Cuban
The Wifredo Lam Contemporary Art Center exhibits, from Monday onwards
an exhibition of artistic videos from the Pompidou Center, in Paris
that includes work by Jean-Luc Godard and nine more international