Horns to Havana Wraps Up Visit to Cuba

1 Havana, Sep 12. -Members of "Horns to Havana," a project of U.S. musicians who donated instruments to Cuban music students, returned home on Sunday, sources at the Melia Cohiba Hotel confirmed to Prensa Latina.The 17 musicians and luthiers arrived in Cuba on Tuesday with donated instruments for four complete jazz orchestras at four Cuban music schools, gave master conferences

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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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More than 56,000 Russian Tourists Visited Cuba in 2010

1 Moscow, Jan 5. -In 2010, 56,234 Russian tourists visited Cuba, nearly 19,000 more than in 2009, sources of the sector reported. The figures confirm the Cuban historical record of vacationers in 2010. Aeroflot airline, based in the capital airport Sheremetievo, has a daily frequency of flights to the Caribbean island, said the office of the Ministry of Tourism in

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Santa Cruz del Sur over-fulfilled the Homes-building Project

1 Santa Cruz del Sur, Oct 23. –Santa Cruz del Sur already fulfilled the house-building project for the year 2010, and it even built 53 houses more, which constitutes an extra plan belonging to Nuevitas Municipality, according to sources of the sector. In an interview with Fidel Sosa Pérez, Director of that branch in the municipality, he said that the

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Mexico Confirms Arrests of Los Zetas Hit Men

0 Mexico, Sept 6. -Mexican authorities issued arrest warrants on charges of organized crime for seven alleged member of the Los Zetas gang, including six non-Mexicans, federal government sources confirmed. A joint communiqué from the Secretariat of the Interior and the Attorney Generalâ�Ös office released the names of the suspects and other details of the case. Six of the suspects

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Cuba: World Congress of Animal Production

0 Havana, Aug 26. -Cuba will carry out in November the 3rd International Congress on Animal Production (Tropical 2010), to encourage the exchange of experience and successes in the area, said sources of the Organizing Committee. The event will bring together researchers, geneticists, entrepreneurs, extension workers, teachers, physiologists and nutritionists, among others, who will assess animal production systems and their

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