National Meeting on Gender and Communication in Havana

4 Havana, Apr 10. – Cuban journalists, teachers and researchers attended the National Meeting on Gender and Communication, where they discussed issues including violence, sexuality, the rights of women, studies on masculinity and new technologies, among others. Some 20 theoretical and audiovisual essays were presented in the meeting, prior to the Tenth Ibero-American Meeting to be held in Havana on

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U.S. University Students Prepare Videobook on Cuba

2 Cienfuegos, Cuba, Mar 12. – Students from the U.S. Vassar College, who are visiting Cuba, are preparing a videobook about the 20th and 21st centuries on the island, said one of the teachers who accompanies them. Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert, professor of the department of Hispanic Studies at the New York-based Vassar College, told Prensa Latina that they already coordinated the

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Santa Cruz del Sur people mark teacher’s day and 50th anniversary of Literacy campaign

1 Arranging talks with teachers at their homes or schools is part of the activities planned by the Education Sector Headquarters here in Santa Cruz del Sur during the Teacher’s Day to be celebrated next December 22nd.These actions also salute the 50th anniversary of the literacy campaign, and the spread of the event plays a key role. Moreover presentations will

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US Dickinson College Delegation to Visit Cuba

0 Havana, Oct 27. -A group of students and teachers from the US Dickinson College will visit Cuba in March, 2012, sources from the Pablo de la Torriente Brau Cultural Center confirmed.The announcement was made by the Center's Director, Cuban poet and filmmaker Victor Casaus, during the inauguration of the Poetry Week at Dickinson College, attended by writers from China,

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Primary School students enroll in the Boy Scout Movement

1 Students and teachers from the José Martí Primary School in Santa Cruz del Sur carried out on Wednesday a special morning meeting about the entry of a group of students to the Boy Scout Movement.The new army is made up by the pupils of first and fourth grade, whom from now on will start their training to live in

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Bolivia: Che Guevara Increasingly Present

1 La Higuera, Bolivia, Oct 8. -After 54 years of his murder in this humble town, iconic revolutionary Ernesto Che Guevara is today ever more present in the work of internationalist physicians, teachers and diplomats.Hundreds of people will remember Che Guevara in this eastern Bolivian region for the relevance of his life, action and work. They traveled here to visit

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Sumbe, New Cuban Film on Angola Epic

6 Havana, Aug 11. – A new film about the Cuban presence in the war in Angola, this time focused on the battle carried out by teachers, construction workers and doctors in Sumbe, will premier Thursday in the capital´s Charles Chaplin movie theater. Directed by filmmaker Eduardo Moya, the film is the second part of a trilogy begun in 2008

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Chileans on Strike for Public Education

1 Santiago de Chile, Jun 30. -Chilean students, teachers, academics and workers walked out on a national strike Thursday to demand public, free education. Protesters gathered on Alameda Avenue in the capital to stop for-profit education and to show disagreement with privatization policies promoted by the right-wing government. The Chilean Students Federation, Teachers' Association, and the Central Labor Federation were

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Day Care Centers prepare to celebrate 50th anniversary in Southern Camaguey

1 Santa Cruz del Sur, Apr 7. –Teachers and parents of the children attending the “Espiguita Dorada” Day care Center in Santa Cruz del Sur, develop today an a cleansing and beautification activity so as to mark the upcoming anniversary of these school institutions. The activities will start at 9:00 am sharp, where it is expected the attendance of members

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