Tribute to Slave Rebellion at Caribbean Festival

1 Santiago, Cuba, Jul 7. -A tribute to slave rebellion at the Monument to the Runaway Slave in the town of El Cobre marked the fifth day of the 31st International Caribbean Festival in eastern Cuba. On the hill near El Cobre where the monument, a sculpture by Alberto Lescay, stands, folk groups will perform dances and songs similar to

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Cuba Hosts Intl Medical Congress

1 Cienfuegos, Cuba, Apr 12. -Prior courses started on Monday marked the beginning of the Sixth International Congress on Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, with main sessions scheduled for April 13 and 15 at the Gustavo Aldereguia Lima Hospital (GAL), in Cienfuegos, in central-southern Cuba. Doctor Liliana Caneiro, from the Organizing Committee, confirmed the attendance of nearly 300 delegates, half of

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Cuba Special Education System Marks 49th Anniversary

1 Havana, Jan. 4. -The Cuban special education system marked its 49th anniversary on Tuesday, with over 40,100 students enrolled in various education centers around the country. According to official figures, Cuba currently has 396 special education centers and about 15,000 professionals working in that area, considered by many people as a work of infinite love. Elementary school students with

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Cuba Marks Anniversary of Convention on the Rights of the Child

1 Havana, Nov 19. -Special morning assemblies in schools throughout Cuba on Friday marked the start of celebrations for the 21st anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child . Children and teenagers will debate on what has been achieved and what most urgently needs to be done to ensure all children the full enjoyment and exercise

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Venezuela: Popular Counterattack

2 Caracas, Apr 13. -Venezuela commemorates the eighth anniversary of President Hugo Chavez' return to power, after he was ousted by a military coup for two days, with actions Tuesday favoring the civic-military alliance that marked those events. The swearing-in ceremony of 34,000 militiamen at the centric Bolivar Avenue today symbolizes the spirit of those actions, when the population, along

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