Cuba Announces Friendly Dual Meet with Puerto Rican Team

0 Havana, Sept 9. -The Cuban national baseball pre-team will dispute five friendly matches for a dual meet against Puerto Rico, as assured by Cuban Baseball Federation president Higinio Velez here Thursday. Higinio Velez said the dual meet will take place at the Latinoamericano Stadium in Havana, from Sept 14 to 19 in the evenings, with the exception of Sunday.

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Cuba Wins First Two Medals in World Track & Field

0 Seoul, Aug 29. -Cuban male decathlon athlete Leonel Suarez and female discus thrower Yarelis Barrios have won the first two medals for Cuba (bronze) at the World Track and Field Championships in Daegu, South Korea, Sunday.Suarez was once again at the awarding podium, now with a total of 8,501 points, behind the US athletes Ashton Eaton (8,505, second place)

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Cuban Athletes Triumph at Regional Triathlon Championship

1 Havana, June 20. -Cuban triathlete Maydelin Justo won the women's gold medal on Sunday in the 2011 Guatape Triathlon Junior Central American Championship, in Colombia, the Granma newspaper reported on Monday. Justo, 27, achieved a personal best despite the high altitude of Guatape, almost 2,000 meters above sea level, and qualified for the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico,

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Raul Castro Heads March in Santiago de Cuba

2 Santiago, Cuba, May 1. -Cuban President Raul Castro presided over Sunday the patriotic march on occasion of the International Workers'' Day, held at the Antonio Maceo Revolution Square, of this eastern city. Maria de los Angeles Cordero, general secretary of the of the Central Workers Union of Cuba (CTC) in this province, urged all workers to be united and

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Cuba Urges USA to Rectify Acquittal of Terrorist

0 Havana, Apr 11. -Cuba on Sunday called upon the U.S. government to rectify the acquittal of terrorist Luis Posada Carriles on charges of immigration fraud in an El Paso, Texas court, after a trial described as a farce. Washington is familiar with Posada Carrilesâ�Ö participation in the mid-flight explosion of a Cuban airliner in 1976 off the coasts of

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Merida Ends BNC Tour of Mexico

0 Mexico City, Apr 4. -The National Ballet of Cuba ended its tour of Mexico on Sunday with a final performance in Merida. Since March 16th, the company had brought its talent, devotion and mastery to Cancun, Villa Hermosa, Chetumal and Cozumel with classic pieces like Swan Lake, with choreography and direction by prima ballerina assoluta Alicia Alonso. At the

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César Arredondo honoured in Camaguey

1 Camagüey, Cuba, Mar 21. – César Arredondo, the most awarded of the Cuban radio announcers added, this Sunday in Camaguey, another prize when received the “La Radio sentido de una vida”, distinction, because of his devotion and love to that profession. The ceremony took place at Plaza de los Trabajadores in the city of Camaguey, where he presented his

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Mass Protests in Chile against Obama’s Visit

0 Santiago de Chile, Mar 18. -The National Teachers Association, student groups and human rights organizations are planning a massive protest Sunday to oppose a visit by Barack Obama on Monday and Tuesday. In a communique, organizers demanded that Obama respect the emancipation and integration processes underway in Latin America. The message also calls on Obama to accept U.S. responsibility

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Quake Stroke Northern Chile

2 Santiago de Chile, Mar 7. -A quake, 6.2 degrees in Richter scale, stroke this Sunday northern Chile, an area considered the most susceptible to another major earthquake in that country. The quake that took place at 9:31 (local time) stroke Tarapaca, Arica and Parinacota regions, which provoked panic in the citizens in those territories. However Chilean authorities discarded damage

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Dominican Rep. Reports 9 Cholera Cases in 48 Hours

0 Santo Domingo, Dec 14. -The Health Ministry of the Dominican Republic reported four more cholera cases on Sunday, for a total of 32 cases confirmed so far in this Caribbean country. Nine new cases were reported in the last 48 hours, two in Hato del Yaque, Santiago de los Caballeros province, one in Comendador, Elias Piña province, and the

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