Eleven Countries Confirm Attendance to FITVEN 2011

3 Caracas, Oct 21. -Venezuelan authorities reported Thursday that 11 countries have confirmed participation in the International Tourism Fair in Venezuela (FITVEN 2011), scheduled from October 22 to 25 on Margarita Island, in the state of Nueva Esparta.According to David Pinto, a Venezuelan Tourism Ministry official on Margarita Island, the countries that confirmed attendance are: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Cuba, Colombia,

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Stone Soup won first prize Theater Festival

1 Sopa de Piedra(Stone Soup) an oral narration, interpreted by Santa Cruz del Sur born Chávez Díaz and Nelson Nápoles Francés, obtained the First Prize in the Theater Provincial Festival carried out in Camaguey with the participation of handicapped people. Both actors are members of the National Association for the Blind (ANCI) in Southern Camaguey, they represented this territory in

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Futsal, a summer option in Southern Camaguey

5 Santa Cruz del Sur Jul 6. -With the participation of six teams, made up of students and workers began this Monday the Futsal Cup in Southern Camaguey. This initiative was organized by the National Institute of Sports and Recreation (INDER), and its main objective is to stimulate the practice of sports. Pictures on Facebook According to Humberto Salazar Figueredo,

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Cuba: Artists from 25 Countries at Caribbean Festival

1 Havana, Jun 29. -Delegations from 25 countries confirmed their participation in the 31st Caribbean Festival, dedicated to the people and culture of Trinidad and Tobago, July 3-9 in the eastern province of Santiago de Cuba. The Dominican Republic, Brazil, Colombia, Panama, Venezuela and the Cayman Islands will participate in the festival, said Orlando Verges, director of the Casa del

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Mexico Launches National Security Operation

1 Mexico City, Jun 13. -A joint security operation began in Mexico on Monday with the participation of 310,000 police officers. The action is the result of an agreement reached by the National Governors Conference (CONAGO) to respond with greater force in fighting the main crimes that affect citizen safety, officials announced. The police will prioritize the dismantling of gangs

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Cuba Prepares for 11th Biennial

2 Havana, May 30. -The 11th Havana Biennial will be held in May and June 2012 with the participation of visual artists from Latin America, Asia, and Africa and focusing on large public spaces. According to the president of the National Visual Arts Council, Ruben del Valle Lantaron, the biennial will be a challenge for its organizers due to the

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Cuba: Workers Jubilation on May Day

3 Havana, Apr 29. -Cuba´s world wide prestige is ratified this Friday by the participation of over 1000 people from 50 countries to celebrate May Day in Havana. According to the majority of Cuba´s friends, May Day is celebrated by the Cuban people as a real party, when people take to the streets to celebrate multiple achievements and to ratify

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Duel of Jamaican Sprinters in Rome

2 Rome, Mar 24. -Italian organizers of the third leg of the Diamond League announced in this capital the participation of Jamaican sprinters Usain Bolt and Asafa Powell next May 26 in the 100m race. Olympic and World champion and World record holder at 100m, 200m, and 4x100m, Usain Bolt will face his Jamaican compatriot Asafa Powell, the former holder

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Women’s Day Celebrated in Cuba

0 Havana, Mar 8. -international Women's day is celebrated today in Cuba by female generations who feel very proud of living together in a society that stands for women's rights and value their participation in the Cuban Revolution. This anniversary will be marked by round tables, workshops, movies showing and expositions. Meanwhile, female students, workers, leaders, retiree and house keepers

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Education workers awarded in Santa Cruz del Sur

1 Santa Cruz del Sur, Dec 18. –An acknowledging and cultural activity to teachers and workers from the territory was developed in the new district 50th Anniversary, wit the participation of art instructors, commerce units, and the people from this community. During the named “Teacher Night in the Neighbourhood“, the best teachers and workers from the Education Sector were awarded,

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