Cuba Prioritizes Investments in Tourism, Oil, Mining and Energy

0 Havana, Dec 16. -Cuba prioritizes foreign investments in tourism, oil, mining and energy, as part of the government''s efforts to update the country''s economic model, the weekly Opciones reported.Priorities include promoting exports over imports on grounds of efficiency, reducing the external imbalance, fostering national industrial development and agribusiness, increasing the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and exporting basic medical services,

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H. Upmann Launches New Cigar

2 Havana, Nov 22. -As part of Cuba''s strategy to present new highest-quality cigars every year, the release of the new H. Upmann Half Corona international cigar was announced on Monday.Producers say the vitola has a format that allows enjoying an authentic Cuban cigar under any circumstances. The flavor of this cigar, said the report from the international corporation Habanos

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Hotels Boost in Eastern Cuba

2 Santiago de Cuba, Nov 7. -As part of efforts to develop the tourism industry, the Cuban hotel and catering trade business now boasts strong pillars in the eastern part of the country, with a wide range of proposals covering city, beach and nature.According to Miguel Bruguera, head of promotion of the Cubanacán Hotels Group, the company currently operates 52

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Cuban Children Theater Company in Brooklyn, New York

1 New York, Oct 20. -The Cuban children's theater group La Colmenita will perform on Thursday in Brooklyn, the first of five performances in this city, as part of a tour of the United States until October 30.The company, comprised of 22 children aged between 6 and 15 years, arrived in New York shortly before midnight, after travelling over 300

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UN Worried about Drought, Desertification, Soils

0 United Nations, Sep 20. -Desertification, soil degradation and drought will be debated at a high-level meeting convened by the UN, as part of the General Assembly works.Those problems were shown by the UN as a global affair, because they affect all regions of the planet, especially the so-called Horn of Africa. That zone, particularly Somalia and Kenya, is current

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Caribbean Cinema at Havana ALBA Cultural Center

1 Havana, Aug 31. -The ALBA Cultural Center of Havana is organizing a Caribbean cinema week, as part of the meeting of filmmakers from Africa, the Caribbean and its diasporas, from September 12 through 16.For five days, this institution and the Charles Chaplin movie theater will screen African films, the ALBA Cultural Center's general assistant director Betsy Rojo told Prensa

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Venezuelan Bicentennial Features Bolivar Exhibition

1 Caracas, Jul 18. -As part of this month´s festivities for Venezuela´s independence bicentennial, the exhibition "Bolivar Handmade" opened in the capital.The exhibition of 41 paintings and wood carvings opened Sunday at the PDVSA La Estancia cultural center in the capital and runs until Aug. 28. The different pieces depict various aspects of Bolivar, known as the Liberator, an emblematic

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The Cuban “Danza Espiral” Company Soon on a Tour of France

3 Havana, Jul 15. -The Cuban dance company "Danza Espiral", directed by Liliam Padron, will begin a tour of France at the end of the month, as part of a bilateral agreement with the General Confederation of Labour of that European nation. "Adjunto de una Isla" (Attached to an Island) is the show that the troupe, from the western province

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Circus returns to Santa Cruz del Sur

3 Santa Cruz del Sur, May 20. –A small cast, member of the Buscando el Futuro(Looking for the Future) Nacional Circus Company was in Souther  Camaguey during the Whole week, as part of the program of activities that initiated four months ago in Santa Clara, showing how sane recreation can easily be inserted in the relaxation of the society. Young

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Sport competition dedicated to May day in Southern Camagüey

7 Santa Cruz del Sur, Apr 22. –Saluting May 1st and as part of the sport activities organized by the Nacional Institute of Recreation and Physical Education (INDER) in this territory, it was recently developed an A Jugar ( Lets Play) Program where teachers and students from four primary schools attended. Osvaldo Guevara Moreno has a vast experience as teacher

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