Cuban Journalists Visit China

0 Beijing, Dec 16. -A delegation from the Union of Cuban Journalists (UPEC), made up of representatives of several media organizations, is visiting China to strengthen relations with their counterparts.The program included a meeting with executives of the Secretariat of All-China Journalists Association, at which the two parties, talked about the work developed by the media in their countries, professional

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Cuban Hip Hop to Venezuela

4 Havana Nov 29. -A group of rappers from the Cuban hip hop scene will perform for the first time in an international stage along with Puerto Rican and Venezuelan artists in Caracas on December 3.Sponsored by the Venezuelan hip hop group Milicia Under, Cuban Ethian Brebaje Man, Danay Suarez, El aldeano, Silvito el libre, Dj Reimel, and Mano Armada

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China Registered a Thousand Drugs in 2010

0 Beijing, Oct 10. -China registered a thousand drugs in 2010, from the six thousands two hundred ninety four applications, a 26,2 percent increase over the previous year, as a result of a rise in generic products, reported the State Food and Drug Administration.Chemical drugs represent 89 percent of the registrations, and less than the 10 percent come, from traditional

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Mexico D.F. Convenes Rally of Solidarity with Cuba

1 Mexico, Jul 26. -Some 350 organizations convened for today at 17:00, in Mexico''s historic center, a massive rally of solidarity with the Cuban Revolution to march from the Juarez Hemicycle to the US Embassy.Every July 26th Mexicans honor the 1953 attack on the Moncada barracks under Fidel Castro's command which ignited the armed struggle against the bloody tyranny of

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Diana Nyad Plans to Swim from Cuba to Florida

1 Havana, Jul 20. -In the coming days, U.S. long distance swimmer Diana Nyad will try to break her own record in an attempt to swim from the shores of Cuba to Florida, the athlete confirmed Wednesday in a post on her website.The athlete said she is waiting for a forecast of several days of calm winds and waters to

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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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Cuba: Colloquium on Latino Identity in the US

0 Havana, June 12. -Experts from the arts and social sciences will meet here on Wednesday and Thursday at the First International Symposium on Cultural Identities and the Latino Presence in the United States.The event organized by Casa de las Americas will be inaugurated by the Cuban poet and essayist Roberto Fernandez Retamar, who is the president of that institution

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U.S. Activists: End Blockade of Cuba

2 Pinar del Rio, Cuba, Jul 12. -Opposed to the blockade on Cuba, Golbal Exchange co-founder Kevin Danaher stated that U.S. policy towards the island must be changed from the bottom up. Danaher told Prensa Latina that education can be an effective instrument in fostering close relations between the Cuban and U.S. people and in eliminating a group of measures

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Cuban Anti-Malaria Program Brings Positive Results in Ghana

1 Accra, Jul 6. -Efforts by specialists from the Cuban laboratory and pharmaceutical company Labiofam have reduced the rate of malaria by 75 percent in this capital, according to the Labiofam director. Ghanaian Health Ministry authorities termed very positive the work carried out in this country by 22 Cuban cooperation workers from that institution, Labiofam director Jose Antonio Fraga told

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Arctic Sea Ice Reduction Causes Migration of Species

0 Washington, Jun 28. -Several marine species, including gray whales and a tiny plankton, have migrated from the Arctic Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean due to the reduction of sea ice. The plankton came across a marine corridor in the northwest, the authors note in the journal Nature. Its appearance in the Atlantic can be counterproductive, because of the negative

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