Lebanon: Great Expectation on Chucho Valdes Performance

1 Beirut, Oct 6. -The expectation on the performance of the Cuban jazz player Chucho Valdes has increased Thursday among the audience and the media in Lebanon, hours before his performance at the International Beirut Jazz Festival.Chucho Valdes and his band, the Afro- Cuban Messengers, are scheduled to perform Thursday night at this jazz festiva that takes place between the

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France: Free the Cuban 5

5 Paris, May 31. -The traditional demonstration in Paris for the release of five Cuban antiterrorist fighters, a book of poems, and an event with European jurists are among the actions carried out by supporters of the Cuban Five in France. As usual, solidarity groups and many non-governmental organizations assembled in the emblematic Bastille Square to demand the release of

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Alicia Alonso, a Candidate for Prince of Asturias Prize

0 Havana, May 2. -The director of the Cuban National Ballet (BNC), Alicia Alonso, is among the candidates for the Prince of Asturias Arts Award 2011, to be unveiled on May 4 in Oviedo, northern Spain. Some 34 candidates are competing for this prize, which will be the first of eight awards given by the Prince of Asturias Foundation, the

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Housing is a prioritized sector in Santa Cruz del Sur

1 Santa Cruz del Sur, 15 Nov. – A sostained work keeps the Construcción Ministry in Santa Cruz del Sur among the various groups making up this group here, after the pass of  Paloma Hurricane in 2008. In this sense, around the 50 per cent of the housing amelioration shows the result of the attention and concern by the Cuban

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New Mobile Tariffs Starting Today

1 Havana, Jun 1. -New mobile tariffs come into effect, according to the Telecommunications Company of Cuba (ETECSA), enabling better communications among customers. Calls within 7:00 am to 10:59 pm will cost 45 cents a minute, and those calls made from 11:00 pm to 06:59 am will cost 10 cents a minute; told to the press José Antonio Roche, Public

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Emerging Countries Eyeball Cooperation

1 Brasilia, Apr 15. -The Presidents of Brazil, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, and South Africa, Jacob Zuma, as well as Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be discussing cooperation among them and with other nations, during a meeting Thursday in that city. The Itamaraty Palace houses the fourth Summit of the Dialogue Forum among India, Brazil, and South Africa

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