Omara Portuondo Cheerful with Grammy Nomination

0 Havana, Sep 17. -Omara Portuondo, "the bride of Feeling", expressed her delight with her nomination to the Latin Grammy 2011 for the Best Child Album with the CD Cantar y Reir."I love working for children, that conveys the love surrounding my first project for infants, and this candidature doubles my pleasure," she stressed. This production by Bis Music consists

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Raul Castro, Humala for Stronger Peru-Cuba Relations

3 Havana, Jul 20. -President Raul Castro and Peru´s President-elect Ollanta Humala expressed their willingness to strengthen relations between their countries.Peru's President-elect Terms Positive Visit to Cuba Peru's President-elect Rejects U.S. Blockade of Cuba After the official welcoming ceremony held in Havana, Raul Castro and Humala met and discussed the current state of relations between Cuba and Peru, Cuba's nightly

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Santa Cruz del Sur born student won First prize in Provincial Contest

2 Alejandro Villavicencio Cabrera, student of the 28 de septiembre High School, in Santa Cruz del Sur, won the first prize in the Provincial Contest related to animal and plant protection. Daniel, Claudia Cabrera Vidal, and Iliennais de los Reyes Figueredo, expressed the need to Protect our environment in their drawings, and it was one of the aspects that gave

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Cuba to Collaborate inTraining Jamaican Farmers

0 Kingston, Jun 22. -The president of Jamaica´s Agricultural Society Glendon Harris expressed his interest that Jamaican farmers visit Cuba for special training in the manufacture of organic fertilizer. According to Harris, the programme will be possible thanks to a future collaboration between JAS and the Cuban Association of Small Farmers, announced Jamaica´s Information Service. Speaking at the St. James

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Chinese President Sends Message to Fidel Castro

3 Havana, Apr 21. -Chinese President Hu Jintao expressed his most sincere respect and cordial greetings to the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro. The 6th Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba, held on the 50th anniversary of the proclamation of the socialist character of the Cuban Revolution, has been a Congress that inherits the past and projects

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UNESCO: ALBA to Back Haitian Cultural Reconstruction

1 Paris, Apr 20. -Member countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA) in UNESCO expressed their commitment to the new reconstruction phase in Haiti through culture. The ALBA's willingness was expressed by Bolivian Ambassador to UNESCO Pablo Groux during a conference held at the UNESCO headquarters, where 15 reconstruction projects needing urgent donors' support were

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Literary workshop winner dreams of writing a book

7 Santa Cruz del Sur, Mar 5. -Only a consecrated reader will be able to perceive the happiness expressed by Gretel Izaguirre Rosabal, from Santa Cruz del Sur, when she speaks about the so many books she has already read, the ones she will read and the indelible memory of the stories told by her mother when she did not

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Iran Ready to Resume Nuclear Talks

5 Tehran, Mar 1. -Iran on Tuesday expressed readiness to resume talks with six Western powers on its nuclear program, as long as they are based on common and global issues without infringing on its legitimate rights. A spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry, Ramin Mehmanparast, explained at a press conference that Tehran was pressing to resume talks with the

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Septeto Habanero Surprised by Latin Grammy Nomination

5 Havana, Sep 11. -The director of the Septeto Habanero band, Felipe Ferrer, expressed to Prensa Latina his surprise at its nomination to the 2010 Latin Grammys. "The nomination comes amid celebrations for the 90th birthday of the group. It is the first after nine decades of uninterrupted work. We are happy," he said. The band competes with the CD

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