Uruguay to Finals in Copa America Tourney

2 La Plata, Argentina, Jul 20. -Uruguay beat Peru 2-0 on Tuesday, playing better in all aspects of the game, in the first semifinal of the 2011 Copa America soccer tournament. Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez scored two goals (53�, 57�) and led his team to victory at the Unico Stadium in La Plata.Uruguay will fight for the title on Sunday

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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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Cuba: Colloquium on Latinos in USA Ends

2 Havana, Jul 14. -Literature, theater and the visual arts as an expression of cultural identity are the focus of debates Thursday, in the final session of the 1st International Colloquium on the Latino Presence in the United States.Experts from Mexico, Cuba, Argentina and the United States will discuss the role of the Latino Artist Round Table and the Campana

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Peruvian President-elect Reaffirms Friendship with Bolivia

1 Lima, Jul 12. -Peruvian President-elect Ollanta Humala welcomed Bolivian Minister of the Presidency Carlos Romero, and reaffirmed his interest in strengthening relations with Bolivia.During the Monday night meeting, Humala and Romero discussed bilateral friendship, and Humala reiterated the need to reinforce mutual ties for the benefit of both peoples. Meanwhile, Romero said that Humala's intention of recovering the legacy

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Cuba in Geneva: Need for Peaceful Solutions

0 Geneva, May 31. -Cuba reiterated in Geneva the need for peaceful solutions and respect for self-determination of the peoples, regarding the situation in certain North African and Middle East countries. Addressing the 17th session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC), Cuban ambassador Rodolfo Reyes stated that the problems in those countries should be resolved without foreign interferences or

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Gene Linked to Obesity and Diabetes Found

0 London, May 18. -A regulatory gene may play a key role in the development of obesity and diabetes, reported the journal Nature Genetics in its latest issue. Researchers at Kingâ�Ös College London said that the gene called KLF14 is like "a master key" that controls other genes found in fatty tissue and that are related to a number of

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Cuba Denounces U.S./European Misinformation Campaign

3 Havana, May 16. -Cuba denounced the misinformation campaigns orchestrated by the United States with the complicity of its European allies and the interests that control the corporate media, in an editorial published Monday in Granma newspaper. The most recent campaign is the distortion of the death of the counterrevolutionary Wilfredo Soto Garcia, the editorial said. With complete shamelessness, they

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Mexico: Solidarity with Cuba

0 Havana, May 13. -The liberation of the five Cuban anti-terrorist fighters now in prison in the US, known as the Cuban Five, the blockade against Cuba by the US government and the debates of the Cuban Communist Party Congress will be the topics of the 6th Continental Meeting for Solidarity with Cuba. Convoked by the Mexican Movement of Solidarity

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Cuba: Leal Highlights Havana’s Architectural Heritage

3 Havana, May 6. -City Historian Eusebio Leal Spengler on Thursday discussed the importance of restoration work underway in Old Havana, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Leal was the center of attention at the 31st International Tourism Fair, which runs until Saturday at the historic Morro-Cabaña Fortress. According to Leal, the experience of integrally restoring the city's architectural cultural heritage

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Cuba Denounces US Cyberwar

0 Havana, Mar 21. -In a television program to be broadcast Monday night, Cuba will expose U.S. plans of aggression using new information and communication technology. "Cyberwar" exposes elements of this new form of aggression as part of the series "Cuba's Reasons," which will be seen after the nightly newscast, Granma newspaper reported. A week ago one, the program featured

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