Pedro Medina to Coach Cuban Team for University Games

0 Havana, Jan 5. -Former Cuban baseball player Pedro Medina was chosen to coach the Cuban team that will play against a U.S. university team in Havana.Medina, national champion with the team Industriales in the 1986-1987 season as a player, and in 1995-1996 season as a coach with the same team, will be assisted by Rafael Suarez, Manuel Alvarez and

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ALBA Cultural Award in Cinema Festival in Havana

1 Havana, Nov 16. -Seven movies will be competing for the ALBA Cultural Award "Our America First Edition", in the 33rd International Festival of New Latin American Cinema, scheduled to be held in Havana from December 1 to 11.The main objective of the award is to contribute with financial and technical resources to the post production of audiovisual works made

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Santa Cruz del Sur born Mario Menéndez, Great Prize at Amateur Artists Festival

0 Santa Cruz Born Mario Menéndez, turned into a popular craftsman, received the Great Prize at the National Festival of Amateur Artists, which was in session in Havana from October 13th to 15th.Mayito, as every body calls him in this town, presented eight works to the judges. One of them won the previously mentioned distinction, shared with a young lady

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The Red Machine Hits the Road Again; This Time without Vera

3 Panama City._ Fresh off its five-game sweep of visiting Puerto Rico in Havana, Team Cuba is already in Panama playing a three game preparation series with the host team, Venezuela and the Netherlands before the opening of the IBAF World Cup 39 on October 1 for a two week tournament. The same team will then head to Mexico for

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Mexican Orthopedists to Bilateral Havana Meet

0 Havana, Sep 20. -Some 100 Mexican orthopedics and traumatologists will attend the 2nd Bilateral Meeting with their Cuban peers in Havana, an event that will run along the 22nd International Congress of Orthopedics and Traumatology. Cosponsored by the International Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology and the Mexican Federation, the academic sessions will take place from Wednesday to Saturday at

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USA Provides Funds to Promote Subversion in Cuba

5 Havana, Sep 10. -Cables of the US Interest Section in Havana leaked by Wikileaks reveal that Washington supplies thousands of dollars daily to fabricate internal incidents in Cuba. The cable 08HAVANA613 of July 31, 2008, addressed to the US State Department, shows that then Chief Jonathan Farrar requested 8,000 USD yearly to be given to Laura Pollan, one of

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Cuba Announces Friendly Dual Meet with Puerto Rican Team

0 Havana, Sept 9. -The Cuban national baseball pre-team will dispute five friendly matches for a dual meet against Puerto Rico, as assured by Cuban Baseball Federation president Higinio Velez here Thursday. Higinio Velez said the dual meet will take place at the Latinoamericano Stadium in Havana, from Sept 14 to 19 in the evenings, with the exception of Sunday.

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Book on Alicia Alonso to Be Launched in Cuba

0 Havana, Jul 2. -The essay "Una luz distinta y más alta," (A Different, Higher Light) by Cuban author Juan Marinello, dedicated to Alicia Alonso, will be launched on July 7 at the Juan Marinello Center, in Havana. First published in an autonomous edition by Cuba´s Juan Marinello Cultural Research Institute, this work is considered of extraordinary value for ballet-loving

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Fidel Castro, Raul Castro Meet with Hugo Chavez

0 Havana, Jun 18. -The leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, and President Raul Castro visited with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez in Havana on Friday. The three officials reviewed the close links between Venezuela and Cuba, and discussed diverse international issues, Granma newspaper reported on Saturday. Chavez is currently recovering satisfactorily, following doctorâ�Ös orders, and, in close coordination with

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Ernest Hemingway Colloquium Opened in Cuba

0 Havana, Jun 17. -The Ernest Hemingway International Symposium opened Thursday at the Ambos Mundos Hotel in Havana, where the author lived on several occasions, attended by some 95 specialists and researchers from seven countries. Director of the National Cultural Heritage Council, Margarita Ruiz, welcomed the participants, who for four days will exchange experiences and discuss various aspects of the

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