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Cuba guest country for the 47th edition of Cartagena Festival

Cuba, one of the major countries in Latin America regarding to cinematography, will be the guest country for the 47th edition of Cartagena Festival, to be held from March 2 to 9, 2007 in this Colombian city. Read More

Argentine rock music featured at Cuban Book Fair

The Anti-Imperialist Bandstand in Havana will host a concert celebrating 40 years of Argentine rock music within the program of the 16th Cuban International Book Fair 2007 that will take place February 8 to 18 in the Cuban capital. Argentina is this years special guest country to the popular annual event that starts in Havana and then tours throughout the island. Read More

Argentina honors Cuban Book Fair

Argentina will honor the 16th International Book Fair of Havana with a strong and diverse presence from February 8-18. Guillermo Moranchel, national director of Accion Federal e Industrias Culturales, of Argentina, said the goal is to stress culture as a mobilizing force. Read More

Venezuela shares efforts at Cubas Pedagogy 2007

Venezuelan Minister of Education Adan Chavez highlighted the role of teachers in "the transformations that society needs," Tuesday at the Pedagogy 2007 International Congress taking place in Havana, Cuba. Read More

The Cuban Book Fair is coming next week

More than 500 publishers from 82 countries will participate at the 16th International Book Fair in Cuba (FIL), which will cover 40 cities, and opens at the San Carlos de la Cabana Fort in Havana on February 8. In the announcement news conference, FIL President Iroel Sanchez explained this fair will have 135 exhibitors, 82 of them foreigners, a never before registered figure, attesting perhaps that word has spread of Cubans love for books. 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

Cuba received 30,000 Argentine tourists in 2006

THE influx of Argentine tourists to diverse Cuban destinations was in excess of 30,000 last year, thanks to the islands attractive offers. Managers at the Cuban Tourism Office for the Southern Cone, with offices in Buenos Aires, noted that the figure surpassed initial predictions for 2006, which had been for 27,500 Argentine visitors. Read More

Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil and Cuba win Casa 2007 Prizes

Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil and Cuba led the vanguard of good Latin American literature by winning the Casa 2007 Prizes, convened from January 15 to its closure yesterday in the Che Guevara Hall of this Cuban institution. Read More

Cuban Stars to ALBA Games

Cuba confirmed attendance to the second Sports Games of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA) to be held in five Venezuelan states from April 27 to May 12. Osvaldo Vento, head of the mission giving technical service in Venezuela, told Prensa Latina that Cuba will attend the ALBA Games with a large representation, including its best athletes among its 800 competitors to take part in at least 30 of the 37 sports disciplines of the event. Read More

Uruguay and its New Cinema in Cuba

The Charles Chaplin theatre, headquarters of the Cinema Library of Cuba, will host the first Exhibition of the New Uruguayan Cinema from January 22nd to 31st, a chance for the public to tread into the contemporary look of that movie culture. This program will aslo commemorate the 55th anniversary of the creation of the Cinema Library of Montevideo and nearly a dozen of fiction and documentary films will be presented to Cuban movie lovers, an example of the most recent filmography in that country. Read More

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