Casa Literature Award Resumes Activities in Havana

1 Havana, Jan 23. -After concluding the reading of the works in contest in the south-central Cuban province of Cienfuegos, the jury of the Casa de las Americas Literature Award resumed activities on Monday in this capital.The program includes two panels, one on Language and Culture in Artistic Creation in the Caribbean and the other on Playwriting in Contemporary Theater.

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Casa de las Americas Literature Award Opens

0 Havana, Jan 16. -Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano will open on Monday in this capital the 53rd Casa de las Americas Literature Award, in which some 400 original texts, mostly from Argentina, Brazil and Colombia, will compete.The Che Guevara Hall will bring together about 22 personalities who make up the six juries in this edition of the award. Ecuadorian Leonor

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Mexico Pays Last Respects to Pedro Armendariz Pardo

1 Mexico, Jan 10. -An emotional farewell ceremony for the recently deceased actor Pedro Armendáriz Pardo took place at the Palace of Fine Arts in this capital and was attended by several figures of culture, local media reported on Tuesday.Consuelo Sáizar, head of the National Council for Culture and the Arts (Conaculta), opened the act calling for applauses for the

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India, Pakistan Resume Talks on Nuclear Weapons

6 Islamabad, Dec 23. -India and Pakistan will resume on Tuesday in this capital talks on nuclear and conventional weapons as part of the ongoing process of dialogue and reconstruction measures of mutual confidence.Local media highlighted that this will be the first meeting of the Joint Working Group on the subject in more than four years, although in the last

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Cuban parliament Commissions Debate on 2012 Projections

1 Havana, Dec 20. -The 12 permanent commissions of the National Assembly of Peoples Power debates on Tuesday in this capital on economic bills and the 2012 budget in their areas of competence.In the debates -scheduled to end on Wednesday- the working groups will take into account the agreements of the 6th Congress of the Communist Party related to the

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Cuba-USA Scientific Event in Havana

0 Havana, Dec 14. -Cuban and U.S. experts meet in this capital on Wednesday to seek opportunities for cooperation in research on biological and environmental sciences, enabling technologies, and scientific policy.Today's agenda includes the visit to diverse centers and institutions related to the subject of the forum, among them the Institute of Meteorology, the National Aquarium, and the Molecular Immunology

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Cuban Clinical Trial Center to Present New Corporate Identity

1 Havana, Dec 7. -The National Coordinating Center of Clinical Trials (CENCEC) will present a new corporate identity at the 5th International Workshop on Designing and Conducting Clinical Trials that begins Wednesday in this capital.The objective of this institution, which celebrated its 20th anniversary on December 1, is to ensure the clinical assessment required for registration and marketing of medical,

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LatAm Film Festival Opens in Havana

1 Havana, Dec 1. -The 33rd Havana´s International Festival of New Latin American Cinema opens in this capital from today to December 11 with 120 films from 10 countries to compete for the Coral awards.Brazil, Mexico and Argentina are the most represented nations at the festival, in which young and veteran filmmakers will compete for awards. This event pays special

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U.S. Religious Leader Visits Cuba

3 Havana, Nov 30. -U.S. religious leader Michael Kinnamon is carrying out an extensive agenda in this capital, including a meeting with relatives of the five Cuban antiterrorist fighters condemned to long sentences in the United States.Regarding the case of Gerardo Hernandez, Rene Gonzalez, Ramon Labañino, Antonio Guerrero and Fernando Gonzalez, sentenced after infiltrating violent groups working in Miami with

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Miniature Book with Fidel Castro´s Thoughts Published in Ukraine

0 Kiev, Nov 24. -A miniature book with a compilation of phrases and famous statements by Commander-in-Chief Fidel Castro Ruz was published by Folio editorial house in this capital, diplomatic sources reported on Thursday.The volume shows Ukrainian readers´ interest in the thinking of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution."When a person has been completely devoted to a cause, he

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