Raul Castro Congratulates Cuban Paralympic Delegation

0 Havana, Sep 4.- President Raul Castro congratulated the island's delegation attending the 14th Paralympic Games in London. In a message, the president highlighted the Cuban athletes' spirit of sacrifice and dedication, which is so far tenth in the medal standing. Raul Castro's greeting was transmitted by Jose Ramon Fernandez, head of the Cuban Olympic Committee, to the first members

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French, Cuban Businesspeople Meet, Explore Opportunities

1 Havana, Mar 7. – A large delegation from the Business Movement of France (MEDEF) attended a business forum with their Cuban counterparts to strengthen trade links and identify business opportunities. The French delegation represents the sectors of tourism, construction, transport, energy and agriculture, sugar and others. The meeting at the Havana-based Parque Central Hotel, was organized by the Ministry

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Raul Castro Receives Holy See Delegation

0 Havana, Dec 19. -President of the Cuban Council of State and Ministers, Raul Castro Ruz, received a delegation of the Holy See presided over by doctor Alberto Gasbarri, in charge of organizing international pontifical tours.The Granmma and Trabajadores newspapers reported that Raul Castro welcomed the official announcement of the forthcoming visit to Cuba of His Holiness Benedict 16 and

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Namibia to Donate Almost 150 Animals to Cuban Zoo

0 Havana, Jul 18. -Namibia will donate almost 150 animals to the Cuban National Zoo next year, announced sources from a delegation of the Namibian Ministry of Environment and Tourism visiting the island.The donation includes leopards, lions, wolves, cats, ostriches, antelopes, elephants and rhinoceroses, said Santos Cubillas, an expert at the zoo, located in the outskirts of Havana. Erika Akuenje,

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Paraguayan Delegation Participates in Cuban Book Fair

0 Asuncion, Feb 15. – A delegation of Paraguayan intellectuals will participate in the 2011 Cuban International Book, informed the national culture secretary. The last details were set on Monday during a meeting with the directors of Cultural industries, Victoria Figueredo and of Creation and Diversity, Ana Melo. A press release by the culture institution indicated that the delegation is

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Cuba, France Parliaments Meet

1 Havana, Apr 13. -Ricardo Alarcon, President of the Cuban National Assembly of the People's Power, held talks with a delegation of French legislators led by Socialist Sen. Bernanrd Piras, president of Amitié Groupe, says Granma. The mission groups members of the government Union for the People's Movement (UMP), and the Socialists who rank as second political force in France,

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