China: Cuban Women Place 2nd in Volleyball Tourney

1 Beijing, May 30. -The Cuban women's team defeated its Dominican counterpart 3-0 and placed second in the 2011 International Women's Volleyball Tournament in Zhoushan, which was won by the undefeated home team. For Cuba, the victory (25-18, 25-19 and 25-23) was its second in the tourney, which marked the beginning of the team´s preparations for its main challenges this

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Mourinho Appeals UEFA Sanction in International Court

1 Madrid, May 23. -Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho will appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) the sanction imposed by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), AS newspaper reported yesterday, quoting the British Sunday Times. The appeal will be filed by Real Madrid, which is preparing its case with the help of lawyer Jean Louis Dupont,

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Favorable balance for energy saving in Santa Cruz del Sur

1 Santa Cruz del Sur, May 19. – Some 168.4 megawatts per hour is the balance presented by Santa Cruz del Sur related to energy saving in 19 days of the current month, according to report by the energy council carried out in the government headquarters. According to the information issued by the director of the Basic Electric Organization (OBE)

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Guatemala Shaken by Peten Massacre

2 Guatemala, May 16. -Guatemala was shaken on Monday by the massacre of at least 29 farmworkers in the northern department of Peten, apparently by the Mexican drug cartel Los Zetas. The beheaded and bullet-riddled bodies of the victims, laborers at the Los Cocos farm in La Libertad municipality, were found on Sunday and authorities were investigating the exact time

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Poll: Majority of Venezuelans Support Chavez

0 Caracas, May 12. -Most Venezuelans approve of President Hugo Chavez´s job performance and the policies of social inclusion promoted by his government, Jesse Chacon, director of the pollster GIS XIX, said Thursday. According to the latest survey by GIS XIX, the president has a 52 percent approval rating, Chacon told Venezolana de Television. The survey was conducted in late

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Berklee College of Music to Remember Cuban Juan Blanco

3 Havana, May 11. -A group of students and graduates of the Berklee College of Music in Boston will pay tribute in Havana to the 50th anniversary of of the piece Musica Para Danza by the late Cuban composer Juan Blanco. A few months after visiting Cuba, a delegation from the prestigious Berklee College led by its vice presidents will

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Southern Camaguey Government focuses on Agriculture

0 Santa Cruz del Sur, May 6. –Urban and Sub-Urban Agriculture Programs were objective of profound debate by the members Board of Directors in Santa Cruz del Sur, in Camaguey. The central subject was the food production and the search of solutions in order to revert the deficiencies of both structures during last year 2010, and the first four months

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Peace Activities Slam U.S. Militarist Hypocrisy

1 Guantanamo, Cuba, May 6. -World peace activists condemned the great militarist hypocrisy by the United States, responsible for the death of thousands of people and considerable material damages in the war in Iraq and Afghanistan. With its so-called humanitarian interventions, that northern country has promoted aggressions mainly suffered by the civil population, states the final declarationâ�Ös bill of the

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Crusade against smoking nicotine poisoning in Southern Camaguey

10 Santa Cruz del Sur, May 3. –Many activities were developed in Santa Cruz del Sur by the Educators for the Health, with the objective of contributing to the fight against alcoholism. Every Wednesday afternoon a team of specialists uses group techniques to the smokers willing to have a smoke-free life. Those therapies take place at the four health areas

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Cuba: Workers Jubilation on May Day

3 Havana, Apr 29. -Cuba´s world wide prestige is ratified this Friday by the participation of over 1000 people from 50 countries to celebrate May Day in Havana. According to the majority of Cuba´s friends, May Day is celebrated by the Cuban people as a real party, when people take to the streets to celebrate multiple achievements and to ratify

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