Cuba to Take Six Cyclists to the Tour of Tachira

0 Havana, Jan 5. -Cuba will present a six-member cycle team that will take part in the Tour of Tachira next January 12-23 in Venezuela. The team will be formed by Lizardo Benitez, Vicente Sanabria, Jose Mujica Camejo, Yosvani Csceres, Joel Solanzal and Yoandri Freire. The tour of Tachira will cover Apure, Barinas and Merida States, for a total of

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CARICOM to Present Haiti Reconstruction Plans

2 Port-au-Prince, Jan 4. -Leaders of the Caribbean Community will promote mechanisms to speed up Haiti´s reconstruction in 2011. The (CARICOM) delegation will meet in Port-au-Prince from January 5 to 7 and will focus mainly on improving Haitian construction capacity. Previously, an interim commission drew up an agenda to for a number of projects, including a housing program that will

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Fidel Castro Greets Cuban Workers in Haiti

1 Havana, Dec 25. -Leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro sent regards to Cuban health workers who arrived on Friday to Haiti, where they will help fight cholera. Deputy Health Minister Marcia Cobas conveyed Fidel Castroâ�Ös message expressing his certainty that they will fulfill their mission in the sister nation. A total of 40 nurses, 17 physicians and three

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Cuban Baseball Championship Turns 50

0 Havana, Nov 27. -The first Cuban Baseball Championship after the triumph of the Revolution was inaugurated on January 14, 1962, and its 50th edition will soon begin. On that date, President Fidel Castro inaugurated the first National Baseball Series at the Latinoamericano Stadium, opening a new stage in revolutionary sports. The initial program was a double, with games featuring

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South Africa to Share World Cup Experience with Brazil

1 Pretoria, Nov 17. -South Africa that successfully hosted the Soccer World Cup will share its experiences with Brazil which is the venue of the next FIFA tournament. BUA News reported on Tuesday that a South African delegation, comprising the Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies and at least 30 companies, are headed for Brazil where they will share expertise

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Spain to Make Fourth Face Transplant

2 Madrid, Nov 17. -Spain will make its fourth face transplant after the National Public Health System Transplant Commission approved the operation, according to press reports. The announcement was made on Tuesday by Leire Pajin, Minister of Public Health, Social Policy and Equality, during the inauguration of a symposium called Ultimas Noticias en Transplante (Transplant Latest News) sponsored by the

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17 Applicants for Casa de las Americas Musicology Award

1 Havana, Oct 28. -Musicologists and music researchers from Venezuela, Uruguay, Bolivia, Brazil, Peru and Mexico, among others will participate in the 12th Casa de las Americas Musicology Award, to be in session next November 1-5. 17 works will be in competition for the awrad. On the sideline, the 4th International Musicology Colloquium will include conferences and workshops. Members of

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UN: Blockade of Cuba on Trial Again

1 United Nations, Oct 25. -The UN General Assembly on Tuesday will raise again, for the 19th consecutive year, its demand for the United States to lift its blockade of Cuba, which has caused the island some $751.3 billion in losses. The subject is item No. 41 on the Assembly's agenda, under the heading "The Necessity of Ending the Economic,

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People from Santa Cruz del Sur will remember martyrs of Pino Tres

2 Santa Cruz del Sur, Sep 21. –The remembrance act to those who died in the tragic events of Sep 27th close to Haiti village, located at the Popular Council of the same name form Santa Cruz del Sur, will have a special connotation and will count on the attendance of thousands of citizens from this area. As a prelude

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Orthopedists of 13 Countries to Attend Int. Congress in Cuba

0 Havana, Sep 16. -About 400 representatives of 13 countries of Latin America, Europe, the US and Japan will take part in the International Congress on Orthopedics and Traumatology to be held on September 20-25 and sponsored by the International Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology. The first binational meeting Cuba-Mexico, dedicated to the exchange of experiences in both disciplines, will

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