Maracuba marathon marked National Day of Sports and Physical Education

3 With Maracuba Race along La Playa Street and from El Cangrejito corner, to the sport area at the entrance of the city began this November 19th the National Sports and Physical Education Day.The Local act was propitious to demand the immediate release of the Cuban Five, imprisoned in US jails for more than 13 years, and it was dedicated

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Angolan Parliament President Visits Cuba

1 Havana, Nov 18. -The president of the Angolan Parliament, Antonio Paulo Kassoma, began an official visit to Cuba on Friday, during which he will fulfill an agenda that includes holding talks with his Cuban counterpart, Ricardo Alarcon.Kassoma will pay tribute to the Cuban internationalist soldiers who died fighting for Angolan independence in the 1970s and 1980s. Next week, the

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Futsal, a summer option in Southern Camaguey

4 Santa Cruz del Sur Jul 6. -With the participation of six teams, made up of students and workers began this Monday the Futsal Cup in Southern Camaguey. This initiative was organized by the National Institute of Sports and Recreation (INDER), and its main objective is to stimulate the practice of sports. Pictures on Facebook According to Humberto Salazar Figueredo,

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Cuba: Honduras Solidarity Campaign Wraps Up

2 Havana, Jun 28. -A campaign of solidarity with Honduras concludes Tuesday in this capital, exactly two years after the coup d'etat that overthrow the legitimate president of that country, Manuel Zelaya, and began a period of uncertainty. A panel discussion, Honduras: Resistance of a People; a concert by Cuban and Venezuelan singer-songwriters and the Cuban group Moncada, will be

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People from Southern Camaguey practice popular surveillance

3 Santa Cruz del Sur, Jun 25. –More than 500 cederists from the north Popular Council in Southern Camaguey participate in the Pular Surveillance Exercse that began last Wednesday night, proving that the blocks and neighborhoods belong to the revolutionaries. The memership of the Committees for the Defense of the Revolution (CDR) has activated in all areas as well, staying

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Neighborhoods ready for a non-criminal summertime

1 Santa Cruz del Sur, Jun 23. –The Committees for the Defense of the Revolution (CDR) in Santa Cruz del Sur, began this Wednesday the 27th Nacional Surveilliance Exercise, which will get to an and next June 26th, in order to avoid social indisciplines and crimes. According to Yamilet Carmenates, Local Ideological Employee, the objective is to strengthen the organization and

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Mexico Launches National Security Operation

1 Mexico City, Jun 13. -A joint security operation began in Mexico on Monday with the participation of 310,000 police officers. The action is the result of an agreement reached by the National Governors Conference (CONAGO) to respond with greater force in fighting the main crimes that affect citizen safety, officials announced. The police will prioritize the dismantling of gangs

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Carlos Acosta, Cuban National Dance Award 2011

3 Havana, Apr 7. -Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta was awarded the National Dance Prize 2011 in recognition of his brilliant career, which began in the National Ballet. Acosta has being invited to perform with prestigious international dance companies, including the American Ballet Theatre, the Royal Ballet of London and the Kirov in St. Petersburg. He is known for his technical

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Polio Vaccination Campaign Underway in Cuba

5 Havana, Mar 5. -The 50th National Polio Vaccine Campaign begins Friday in Cuba, with the goal of immunizing more than 500,000 children. According to reports from the Public Health Ministry, the program has two stages, the first running March 4-10, and the second, April 22-28. Some 372,000 children under the age of 3 will receive two doses (in drops)

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Guatemala Ends Another Year Without Peace

1 Guatemala, Dec. 30. -A number of issues are still pending in Guatemala today, 14 years after the signing of the peace agreements and the end of an armed conflict that began in 1960 and left over 200,000 dead and missing. As analysts say, a new war is being carried out in this country marked by intense violence, which is

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