Maracuba marathon marked National Day of Sports and Physical Education

1 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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Libya: Rebels Predict Capture of Sirte “Within Hours”

0 Tripoli, Oct 11. -Troops of the National Transitional Council (NTC) advanced on Tuesday towards downtown Sirte after clashing with those loyal to leader Muammar Gaddafi predicting they would take over the city within the next hours.After capturing Ibn Sina hospital, the facilities of the University of Ettahadi and Ouagadougou conference center, the rebels took over residential areas previously evacuated

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Mexico: Children Terrified by Mass Graves

1 Mexico City, Jun 7. -Schools in the city of Durango will be empty again on Tuesday, given children's fear of passing by the mass graves dug by organized crime groups, according to a report in the newspaper El Siglo de Durango. These are some of the social consequences of a tragedy that shocked the world beginning on April 11,

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Santa Cruz del Sur delegation to the 5th Pioneer Congress on its way

0 Santa Cruz del Sur, Apr 2. –The Santa Cruz del Sur delegation attending the V Pioneer Congress left last Thursday for the city of the earthen wear jars, so that they join the rest of the troop from Camaguey which will represent our province in the national event. Duties and rights of the student delegate to the Pioneer Congress

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Cuba Fetes Havana”s 491st Anniversary

1 Havana, Nov. 17. -Cuba was celebrating the 491st anniversary of the founding of Havana on Tuesday, with the challenge of continuing to restore and preserve the city. Spanish colonizers founded the villa on November 16, 1519 and named it San Cristobal de La Habana (Saint Christopher of Havana). Where the Templete (Shrine) now stands, the first public meeting and

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Spanish Tribute to Alicia Alonso Concludes in Huelva

1 Madrid, Oct. 14. -Huelva, a city where different cultures and civilizations come together, was the site of the last of a series of Spanish tributes to the Cuban prima ballerina assoluta and choreographer Alicia Alonso for her 90 birthday. Considered by critics as one of the best ballet dancers of all times, Alicia Alonso was awarded with the OCIB

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Santiago de Cuba: 500 Years of Legacy

0 Santiago de Cuba, Jul 21. – The Santiago de Cuba City Historian's Office plans to publish "Cronicas de la Republica" (Storeis of the Republic) and new editions of articles by Emilio Bacardi y Moreau to mark the 500th anniversary of the city of Santiago de Cuba. Dr. Olga Portuondo, winner of the National History Prize and director of the

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Health Days to benefit blood donors

1 Santa Cruz del Sur, Jun 14. –Since last April, the Committees for the Defence of the Revolution, along with some other entities from Santa Cruz, carried out Health Days in several Popular Councils from this city to improve the blood donor’s care. Ophthalmologists, stomatologist, workers from the National Institute of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation and others, offer services

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Climate Summit Analyzes Final Declaration

0 Cochabamba, Bolivia, Apr 21. -The World Peoples' Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth is analyzing on Wednesday its Final Declaration, which will be presented in this city in the afternoon. The Univalle Auditorium, at the Cochabamba University, will be the stage to present working groups' conclusions and the project of the Peoples' Final Declaration. Concrete

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Emerging Countries Eyeball Cooperation

0 Brasilia, Apr 15. -The Presidents of Brazil, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, and South Africa, Jacob Zuma, as well as Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be discussing cooperation among them and with other nations, during a meeting Thursday in that city. The Itamaraty Palace houses the fourth Summit of the Dialogue Forum among India, Brazil, and South Africa

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