Ethiopian Graduates: Free the Cuban 5

3 Havana, Aug 9. – The Granma 72 Association of Ethiopians who studied in Cuba in the 1980s, met in Addis Ababa to express their support for the island and boost solidarity actions.The group held a General Assembly, and discussed their participation in the 4th African Cuba Solidarity Meeting in September 2012 in Addis Ababa, the National News Agency reported.

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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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Argentina Slams Absurd Persistence of Blockade on Cuba

0 Buenos Aires, May 2. -The U.S.-led severe economic, financial and trade siege on the island was condemned in this capital during the celebration of Cuba Day at the International Book Fair. Despite that absurd persistence, the U.S. blockade "failed efforts to strangle the Cuban Revolution," stated Vicente Batista, member of El Libro Culture Foundation Commission. In his speech, interrupted

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Cuba to Celebrate 50 Years of Electroacoustic Music

5 Havana, Mar 1. -Beginning April 27, the newest generation of Cuban electroacoustic music will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first piece composed in the island by Juan Blanco, a national pioneer of this genre. Exponents of this genre such as DJ Ivan Lejardi, who combines techno, deep house and trip hop, and musicians from different trends, such as

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Boleto al Paraiso, a Daring Film in Cuban Screens

1 Havana, Mar 30. -Filmmaker Gerardo Chijona played in the Cuban screens a film that ventures into an unexplored subject in the island, HIV AIDS, based on true stories. Inspired by the book Confesiones a un medico (Confessions to a physician), by specialist Jorge Rivas, who headed an Institute of care to these patients in the 1990s, the film had

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The blockade reflects the insensitivity of the United States Government

12 Santa Cruz del Sur, Oct 26. –A man from Santa Cruz del Sur, as many pacients from this island, thanks to the Cuban Revolution for his life. He is aware that he would have died in any other country without the attention and sleepless nights that any pacient receives here, no matter how expensive they are for the country

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UN: Blockade of Cuba on Trial Again

1 United Nations, Oct 25. -The UN General Assembly on Tuesday will raise again, for the 19th consecutive year, its demand for the United States to lift its blockade of Cuba, which has caused the island some $751.3 billion in losses. The subject is item No. 41 on the Assembly's agenda, under the heading "The Necessity of Ending the Economic,

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Raul Castro Meets with Namibian Ambassador

2 Havana, Aug 27. -Cuban President Raul Castro met with Namibian Ambassador Claudia Grace Uushona, on the occasion of her concluding her diplomatic work on the island. During a meeting on Thursday in this capital, the island's head of State sent a friendly greeting to Namibian President Hifikepunye Lucas Pohamba, the Cuban press reported. Raul Castro expressed gratitude to Uushona

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Peruvian Press Stresses Fidel Castro”s Message

0 Lima, Aug 8. – The major news media in Peru gave stellar teratment Sunday to the presence of the leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro at the National Assembly of the island and his crucial call to avoid a nuclear war. "Fidel returned to the Assembly", pointed out a headline in La Republica news that emphasized that the

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