Santa Cruz del Sur to boost leading role in women

0 The Cuban Women Federation in Southern Camaguey has planned several activities so as to increase the leading role in women from the very base, where the quality of the secretarial work plays a critical role. Boosting the number of activities and the training courses are among the priorities to be highlighted. In this sense, the Cuban Women Federation (FMC)

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Chile: Mining City on Strike

0 Santiago, Aug 29. -A general strike is being stage in Chile for the second time in 2011 at the mining town of Calama, where its residents are demanding the re-nationalization of copper and more government´s attention.Miners in Calama went on strike on June 2011, since they were feeling neglected by the government, although they were working in one of

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Cuban Dancers to World Stars Gala in the Dominican Republic

0 Havana, Jul 6. -Virelles Sadaise and Alexander Arencibia, leading figures of the National Ballet of Cuba, will perform this week in Santo Domingo in a gala where world renowned dancers will also participate. Both dancers will share the stage of the Dominican National Theater on July 8 and 9 with the stars of London's Royal Ballet, Roberta Marquez and

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Ernest Hemingway Colloquium Opened in Cuba

0 Havana, Jun 17. -The Ernest Hemingway International Symposium opened Thursday at the Ambos Mundos Hotel in Havana, where the author lived on several occasions, attended by some 95 specialists and researchers from seven countries. Director of the National Cultural Heritage Council, Margarita Ruiz, welcomed the participants, who for four days will exchange experiences and discuss various aspects of the

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Great Britain: Dengue Cases Increase

0 London, May 12. -The cases of dengue more than doubled in the UK, where its incidence is associated with visits to India and Thailand, health authorities announced. According to the Health Protection Agency (HPA), in 2010 there were 406 people infected during foreign travel, a figure higher than that of 2009 when 166 were diagnosed. Twenty-one percent of the

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Cuban Musicians Play Longest “Son” in the World

0 Pinar del Rio, Cuba, May 4. -After resounding for 24 hours, a traveling, non-stop performance of the Cuban musican genre known as son continued en route to the eastern province of Santiago de Cuba, where it will arrive on May 14. The refrains and rhythmical twists of this son are now being enjoyed in Artemisa province, leading up to

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Cuban Vice President Evaluates Development Programs

1 Havana, Apr 23. -First Vice President Jose Ramon Machado Ventura evaluated economic and social development programs in the central-southern province of Cienfuegos, where he also visited health and scientific institutions. According to a television report, the start of Machadoâ�Ös tour coincided with the completion of the sugar production plan for that province. Cienfuegos went over its goal by 9,000

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Sport competition dedicated to May day in Southern Camagüey

7 Santa Cruz del Sur, Apr 22. –Saluting May 1st and as part of the sport activities organized by the Nacional Institute of Recreation and Physical Education (INDER) in this territory, it was recently developed an A Jugar ( Lets Play) Program where teachers and students from four primary schools attended. Osvaldo Guevara Moreno has a vast experience as teacher

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Farewell to Bobby Farrell, The Voice of Boney M

2 Amsterdam, Dec 31. -Bobby Farrell, the voice of the legendary disco group Boney M, died suddenly Thursday at the age of 61 in St. Petersburg, Russia, where he had just performed. The news was confirmed early this morning by John Seine, his representative, who did not specify the cause of death. In a concert on Wednesday, Farrell performed a

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Cholera Kills 1,110 in Haiti

0 Port au Prince, Nov 18. -The Haitian Health Ministry said Wednesday that the number of cholera deaths rose to 1,110, 46 of them in the capital, where the disease is spreading rapidly despite intense prevention measures. In recent hours, 76 more deaths were reported, and 1,583 more people were hospitalized with the main symptoms of cholera, severe vomiting and

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