Cuban Writer Wins Federico Garcia Lorca Poetry Award

1 Madrid, Oct 13. -Cuban writer Fina Garcia Marruz was awarded the 8th Federico Garcia Lorca International Poetry Prize by the city of Granada, Spain, a recognition to the collection of poems.Granada's Mayor Jose Torres Hurtado made public the jury's decision during a press conference, recognizing Garcia Marruz (Havana, 1923) as one of the most important authors of the Spanish

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UNESCO Regional Office to be Awarded in Cuba

2 Havana, Jan 11. -The UNESCO Regional Office for Culture in Latin America and the Caribbean was awarded the Fernando Ortiz award by the foundation of the same name, which preserves the legacy of the late Cuban anthropologist. Fernando Ortiz Foundation sources said the prize went to the UNESCO Regional Office for Culture in Latin America and the Caribbean for

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FIFA Surprises the World by Awarding Messi with. Ballon d”Or

7 Zurich, Jan 11. -Argentine striker Lionel Messi was awarded yesterday with FIFA Ballon d''Or in the annual ceremony that took place in this city. Messi, 23, who made history by becoming the first Argentine player to win the award in 2009, beat off his Barcelona team-mates Xavi Hernandez and Andres Iniesta in the voting.  (Prensa Latina)

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