Casa de las Americas 2011 Literature Award Opens

1 Havana, Jan. 18. -Events for the Casa de las Americas 2011 Literature Prize begin Monday, with the official formation of the jury and opening remarks by Bolivian Vice President Alvaro Garcia Linera and Peruvian anthropologist Stefano Varese. The 52nd edition of the literature contest is dedicated to the 100th birthday of Peruvian author Jose Maria Arguedas. The contest involves

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Havana Film Festival: Eight Finalists Competing for Postproduction Award

1 Havana, Dec 2. -Eight film projects from 11 Latin American countries are competing for the ALBA Cultural Latin America First Copy Award for Postproduction, the winner will be announced at the 32nd International Festival of New Latin American Cinema of Havana, almost ready to begin. Havana Film Fest Honors 200 Years of LatAm Independence According to the organizing committee,

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Cuban Baseball Championship Turns 50

0 Havana, Nov 27. -The first Cuban Baseball Championship after the triumph of the Revolution was inaugurated on January 14, 1962, and its 50th edition will soon begin. On that date, President Fidel Castro inaugurated the first National Baseball Series at the Latinoamericano Stadium, opening a new stage in revolutionary sports. The initial program was a double, with games featuring

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Venezuela´s Ribas Mission Shows Results

4 Caracas, Nov 18. -The Ribas Mission is celebrating its seventh anniversary of providing opportunities for Venezuelan youth and adults to begin or continue secondary education. Over 600,000 have graduated from the program, which currently has an enrollment of 425,000 students, Ribas Mission president Orlando Ortegano stated. According to Ortegano, like never before, the program has reached the most remote

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Correa to Visit South Korea and Japan next Week

3 Quito, Sep 3. -Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa will begin official visits to Japan on Monday and to South Korea on Wednesday. Correa will visit Japan until September 7 and will travel with Ricardo Patino, Minister of Foreign Affairs and a large delegation of ministers. The objective of his visit is to motivate Japanese investments at local level in strategic

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Activities in favor of the environment in Santa Cruz del Sur

2 Santa Cruz del Sur, May 1. – This Tuesday at nine in the morning, at the  Carlos Manuel de Céspedes Elementary School, located right just a few meters from the sea front, will begin the activities to welcome next June 5th, World Environment Day. The Casa del Educador is the place where a conference about the environment is going

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