Cuba Reaches Two Million Visitors Figure in Record Time

0 Havana, Cuba, Aug 28.- The Cuban Ministry of Tourism (MINTUR) reported that the country had arrived to the two million foreign visitors mark in record time, 20 days earlier than in 2011. MINTUR spokespeople said in a press release that the figure represents an increase of 5.3 percent compared to the same period last year, thereby they are maintaining

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Eurozone Economic Confidence Continues Downhill

1 Brussels, Jul 31.- The Eurozone economic confidence dropped two percentage points in July, which stood at 87.9 points this indicator, said today the European Commission, which placed the largest declines in Germany, France and Spain. According to a statement from the Commission, the economic sentiment indicator of the overall European Union fell by 1.4 percentage points to 89 points.

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France: Hollande, a Triumph with European Scope

1 Paris, May 7. – After 17 years of conservatives governments, the triumph of the Socialist Party (SP) candidate Francois Hollande in the presidential elections is considered today a political change in France with European scope. Hollande won Sunday's election with 51,67 percent of the votes, compared to 48,33 of his rival Nicolas Sarkozy, according to data provided by the

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Cuban Culture Week Begins in Bordeaux

1 Paris, Apr 6. – The Cuban culture week will begin on Friday in Bordeaux, organized by students of the University Institute of Technology of that port city in southwestern France, and sponsored by various organizations and institutions. The program of activities will begin with the opening of a photo exhibition on Cuba, taken by 33 students of the aforementioned

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Symphony Debut in France in Homage to Che

2 Paris, Jan 12. -The world premiere of the symphony "Death and Rebirth", in homage to Argentine Cuban guerrilla fighter Ernesto Che Guevara, will be held soon in France under the auspices of Cuba Si, France."It is a very important event, because Che is a man who contributed much to humanity, a man who made possible for us the conviction

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France to Maintain Presence of Blue Helmets in Lebanon

0 Paris, Dec 10. -France decided to maintain the presence of the Blue Helmets in Lebanon, in spite of the attack in which five French soldiers and a Lebanese civilian were injured.The French government comunicated the decision on Friday and condemned the attack while called the Lebanese authorities to do as much as possible so that the responsible people for

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Cuba Debates Results for Anti-Lung Cancer Vaccine

0 Havana, Nov 23. -The 4th International Workshop on CIMAvax-EGF, on Wednesday continues sessions in the presence of experts from Peru, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, France, Belgium, Serbia, Korea and Germany.The meeting, organized by the Molecular Immunology Center and the state-run CIMAB S.A. trade company, analyzes the most recent clinical results with this therapeutic vaccine to treat patients with non-small cell

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Cuba’s Report on Blockade in France

2 Paris, Oct 6. -The Cuban embassies in France and in the UNESCO presented in this capital the report on the Resolution 65/6 of the UN General Assembly, where the Caribbean country demands to end the U.S.-imposed blockade.In the presence of diplomats from all regions worldwide, representatives from political parties, French companies, academicians, journalists and groups of solidarity with the

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Cuban Volleyball Team Seeks First Youth World Title

0 Buenos Aires, Aug 19. – Cuba''s volleyball team will face France on Friday at the beginning of the 2011 FIVB Boy's Youth World Championship. Cuba has never won any medals in this tournament for under-19 players, but is considered one of the favorites to win this year's event. The Cuban team, coached by Rodolfo Sanchez, will make its debut

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France: Forthcoming Book on U.S. Blockade of Cuba

0 Havana, Aug 8 .- A historical and legal analysis of U.S. political, economic and commercial sanctions against Cuba is the idea behind a book soon to be published by French Professor Salim Lamrani in his country. The blockade is the most developed, sophisticated and long-lasting network ever implemented by one country against another, said Lamrani, an expert in Cuba-U.S.

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