Benedict XVI to Officiate Public Mass in Havana

1 Havana, Mar 28. – Pope Benedict XVI will officiate a public mass in the Cuban capital at the open in the Jose Marti Revolution Square in the third day of his apostolic visit to the Caribbean island. A massive attendance by believers and non-believers is expected, and the Revolution Square was prepared in honour to the Cuban National Hero

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Cuban Tourist Caravan Ends Successfully in Galicia

2 La Coruña, Spain, Oct 6. -Under the suggestive slogan "Autentica Cuba" (Authentic Cuba), the Caribbean island concluded in this city a tourist promotion caravan that visited eight cities of Spain and Portugal in two weeks.Cuban tourism professionals visited Bilbao, Pamplona, Zaragoza, Madrid, Salamanca and the Portuguese cities in Coimbra and Oporto. The Cuban advertising campaign was presented in front

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U.S. Blockade Causes Damages to Cuba Construction

2 Havana, Sep 19. -Prohibitions and restrictions of the U.S.imposed economic, trade and financial blockade on Cuba have caused severe damages to the construction sector in the Caribbean island.Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States of America against Cuba (download pdf) That almost 50-year policy has affected repair and houses construction programs, states

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Belgium Grants Medal to Cuban City Historian

4 Havana, Aug 17.- Belgian Ambassador to Havana Koenraad Adam delivered the Official Medal of the Order of the Crown by decree of Belgian King Albert II, to Alejandro Hartmann, historian of the Cuban city of Baracoa, the first city founded in the Caribbean island. During an official ceremony Monday on occasion of the celebrations for the 500th anniversary of

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Cuban Residents in Russia Demands End of US Blockade

19 Moscow, Dec 20. -The Association of Cuban residents in Russia demanded on Sunday the unconditional lifting of the U.S. blockade on the Caribbean island and the release of five Cuban antiterrorist fighters unjustly imprisoned in the USA. A statement from the association, approved during a political-cultural meeting, spoke out for eliminating the so-called European Common Position. The organization calls

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Fruitful Rice Seeds Project in Cuba

1 Havana, Jul 10. – A program for strengthening the seed production of high quality rice, part of the Cuba-Japan collaboration, is now in the final stage of implementation in the Caribbean island, with good results. Funded by the International Cooperation Agency of Japan, the project is being developed since 2008 in the provinces of Cienfuegos, Villa Clara, Sancti Spiritus, Ciego

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