Cuban Cinema Festival Opens in Greece

0 Athens, Jan 12 .- A season of Cuban cinema is running in this capital on Jan.10-14, organized on occasion of the 56th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution. At least 26 Cuban contemporary films and documentaries will be screened. The opening session was attended by Cuban analyst Alejandro Castro, who is on a visit to Greece; President of the Asociation

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De Zurda Honors Fidel Castro and Cuban 5 in Broadcast from Havana

0 Havana, Jan 12 .- De Zurda, a program broadcast by Telesur, started on Saturday its second season with a program from Cuba, on which they paid tribute to the leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro, and the Cuban Five. Former Argentinian soccer player Diego Armando Maradona and Uruguayan journalist Victor Hugo Morales, the anchors, dedicated part of the program

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French Activist Moved by Gerardo Hernández’s Message

1 Paris, Dec 29 .- French activist Jacqueline Roussie was deeply moved today when she received a message from Gerardo Hernández, one of the Cuban men who were in US jails for fighting terrorism. Every month over the last six years, Roussie sent a letter to President Barack Obama to ask for the release of the five Cubans in US

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Dengue on the Spotlight of International Forum in Havana

0 HAVANA, Cuba.- Some 300 Cuban and foreign experts are participating at the 13th International Course on Dengue Control, underway at Havana Pedro Kouri Tropical Medicine Institute until August 23. Attending the forum is US Doctor Scott Halstead, who has extensively worked on the disease including hemorrhagic dengue, said organizing committee president Doctor Guadalupe Guzman. Also present is Cuban Doctor

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Benedict XVI Greets Cubans in Apostolic Mass

0 Havana, Mar 28. – Pope Benedict XVI greeted hundreds of thousands of Cuban and foreign visitors present at the Jose Marti Revolution Square on Wednesday to attend his apostolic mass. The Holy Father toured the square in his popemobile and saluted the people before arriving at the altar to officiate the mass. Shortly before arriving, believers and non-believers brought

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Cuban, Mexican Environmental Experts Meet

1 Havana, Aug 12 .-Cuban and Mexican environmental experts met to discuss protected areas in their respective countries which have the support of the UN and which they described as successful. Hector Amigo Carcases, president of the Commission on Energy and Environment of the Cuban National Assembly of People's Power, told the National News Agency that the study of mutual

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Sumbe, New Cuban Film on Angola Epic

5 Havana, Aug 11. – A new film about the Cuban presence in the war in Angola, this time focused on the battle carried out by teachers, construction workers and doctors in Sumbe, will premier Thursday in the capital´s Charles Chaplin movie theater. Directed by filmmaker Eduardo Moya, the film is the second part of a trilogy begun in 2008

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Viñales Nacional Park, Cuban Ecotourism Paradise

0 Pinar del Rio, Cuba, Mar 17. -Viñales Nacional Park, famous for its jurassic mogotes (Karst mountains), receives every year thosands of Cuban and foreign visitors, who go over caves and roads, surrounded by living fossils, such as palma corcho (cork palm). One of the most outstanding options for tourists is Santo Tomas, one of the largest cave systems in

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