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Michael Moore Attacks the Grotesque Profit Motive of the US Health Care System

<span style="font-size: 10pt; color: black; font-family: verdana"><font size="2">Academy Award-winning filmmaker Michael Moore sat down with Amy Goodman ahead of the release of his new film SiCKO. The film is a seething indictment of the US healthcare system. </font></span> Read More

US to move prisoners from Guantanamo to Afghanistan

The United States is helping expand a prison in Afghanistan to take some detainees from Guantanamo Bay. Meanwhile administration officials argue whether to bring the most dangerous to the US when the Cuban facility shuts down. Read More

Guantanamo problems. U.S. weighs speedier closing of jail in Cuba

President George W. Bush&#39;s top advisers are considering a recommendation to speed up the process of closing the American detention unit for suspected terrorists at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, according to administration officials familiar with the deliberations. Read More

US Lawmakers Seek to Open Cuba Trade

Lawmakers from both parties proposed opening up agriculture exports to Cuba and ending travel restrictions, putting them at odds with a White House adamantly opposed to easing a half-century-old embargo. Read More

Michael Moore's 'SiCKO' turns up on the Internet 2 weeks before documentary's release

<span class="text">Viewers hoping to get a free look at Michael Moore&#39;s newest film, &quot;SiCKO,&quot; were out of luck Monday after YouTube pulled links to pirated versions of the health-care documentary that surfaced on the video-sharing Web site over the weekend.</span> Read More

Litz Alfonso's Ballet in Canada

Canadian mass media described as spectacular the presentations by the "Litz Alfonso" ensemble during the " Luminado " Arts Festival that took place here. Luminato was illuminated with the successful presentation, the arts critics wrote, when appraising as "impressive and successful the presentation of the Cuban ballet group at the Royal Alexandra Theater of Toronto during the event that spanned from the first to the tenth of June. Read More

Ibero American Film Festival in Cuba

The 13th Ibero American Film Festival is starting in the Cuban central province of Ciego de Avila on June 21. It will be dedicated this year to the 110th anniversary of the island's cinematography. Read More

Cubas Soccer Team arrives in Houston

Cubas national soccer team arrived in Houston on Monday afternoon to play its final Gold Cup qualifying round match on Wednesday against Honduras. The Cubans flew from Newark, New Jersey on a commercial flight of just under three and a half hours along with the players of the Mexican team. Read More

Canadian Sherritt International invests over 2.2 million dollars in Cuba

The President of the Canadian Sherritt International Company, Ian Delany said on Thursday that his firm will invest 1.2 million dollars in Cuba during the next three years. Read More

Raul Castro presides start-up of new electricity generators

Army General Raul Castro Ruz, Second Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, attended on Wednesday the inauguration of two electricity generating units with a capacity of 35 megawatts each. Read More

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