ALBA Cultural Award in Cinema Festival in Havana

1 Havana, Nov 16. -Seven movies will be competing for the ALBA Cultural Award "Our America First Edition", in the 33rd International Festival of New Latin American Cinema, scheduled to be held in Havana from December 1 to 11.The main objective of the award is to contribute with financial and technical resources to the post production of audiovisual works made

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Brazilian Choreographer Extols Cuban Culture

1 Havana, Oct 4. -Brazilian choreographer Carlinho de Jesús described as a significant cultural event the premier of Italian playwright Tancredi Dollfus'' Cuban musical show "Que bolá?", scheduled for April next year in Rio de Janeiro.In remarks to journalists recently, the Brazilian dancer said to be happy to be involved in this event, that will be the start of an

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Venezuela to Host ALBA Games in July

1 Caracas, Apr 1. -Venezuela will organize the Games of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA), scheduled to be held in nine states in July 18-29, Sports Minister Hector Rodríguez informed. In a press conference, Rodríguez said athletes will compete in 41 disciplines in the states of Aragua (5), Carabobo (2), Cojedes (2), Capital District (8),

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Dominican Press Highlights Boxing Training in Cuba

7 Santo Domingo, Mar 11. -Dominican press highlighted the training of boxers in Cuba aimed at achieving a good position in the Pan American Games, scheduled for Guadalajara, Mexico, in October. Dominicans are pinning their hopes on Argenis Nunez, 75 kilograms, with daily Hoy recalling that he was the first who qualified for the Beijing Olympics. The Dominican athletes will

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China to Support Future Space Missions with Monitoring Stations

0 Beijing, Jan. 8. -China will support the control of its space missions with two deep space monitoring stations, scheduled for being completed in 2012 and 2016. The stations, one in the northwestern region of Kashgar and the other in the northeastern region of Jiamusi, will be completed in 2012 and equipped with large-caliber antennas Xinhua News Agency quoted Qian

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Sudan Referendum Celebration Reaffirmed

1 Khartoum, Dec 7. -The commission responsible for organizing the referendum of self determination for southern Sudan, scheduled for January 9, said it will continue its plans to celebrate the vote on time despite the problems identified. The spokeswoman for the commission, Soad Ibrahimb Issa, admitted in statements to Radio Miraya, that the head of the agency, Mohamed Ibrahim Jalil,

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Cuba, Guest Country at Mexican Fair

4 Mexico, Nov 16. -Cuba is the guest country at the 4th Incentive, Business, Travel and Meetings Exhibition in Mexico, scheduled to be held on November 17-19 in different areas of the World Trade Center in the Federal District. Over 100 companies and local and foreign organizations are expected to take part in the fair with the objective to promote

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