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Cuban Ballet on New York Stages

National Ballet of Cuba

The National Ballet of Cuba (BNC) is scheduled to perform Wednesday at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, where it will give four shows after a brief, warmly-received stay in Washington. The Cubans will kick off their Brooklyn performances with “La magia de la danza” (the magic of dance), a show that is like an anthology of relevant moments of 19th century dance, including versions of classics like Giselle, The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Don Quixote, Sleeping Beauty and the Gottschalk Symphony.

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Raul Castro, Hugo Chavez Meet

Hugo Chávez y Raúl Castro en la Habana, Cuba

Cuban President Raul Castro received Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Wednesday. Chavez, who is concluding a tour that took him to Ecuador and Brazil, arrived in this capital early today. During his stay here, the visitor will review the development of the extensive existing bilateral links between Havana and Caracas, Granma newspaper reported. Raul Castro

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WikiLeaks Haiti: The PetroCaribe Files

PetroCaribe

The Nations By: Dan Coughlin and Kim Ives When René Préval took the oath of Haiti’s presidential office in a ceremony at Haiti’s National Palace on May 14, 2006, he was anxious to allay fears in Washington that he would not be a reliable partner. “He wants to bury once and for all the suspicion

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Cuba Remembers Gerardo on his 46th Birthday

Gerardo Hernández

Every year, the people celebrate the birthday of Gerardo Hernandez, one of the five anti-terrorist Cuban fighters unjustly held in U.S. prisons. “Cuba defends its sovereignty with honorable men like anti-terrorist fighter Gerardo Hernandez, who on his 46th birthday today is being unfairly held in a U.S. prison for warning Cuba of subversive plans hatched in south Florida,” Juan Miguel Diaz, chief of orthopedic services at Calixto Garcia Hospital, told Prensa Latina. “Gerardo has been in jail since 1998, far from his relatives and his homeland, but his incarceration will not break this upright fighter,” said Diaz, who has served on several internationalist brigades in African countries.

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Chinese Vice-President to Arrive in Cuba

Xi Jinping, miembro del Comité Permanente del Buró Político del Comité Central del Partido Comunista de China y Vicepresidente de la República Popular China, a su llegada al Aeropuerto Internacional José Martí de La Habana, Cuba, el 4 de junio de 2011. AIN Foto / Sergio ABEL REYES

help me write my essay p>(ACN) Chinese Vice-President and member of the Standing Committee of the Communist Party Politburo Xi Jinping will arrive in Cuba tonight on an official visit. During his stay Jinping will meet with Cuban President and First Vice-President Raul Castro and Jose Ramón Machado Ventura, respectively, among other activities. After Cuba,

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Cuban Disabled Athlete Sets World Record in Ball Control

Lazaro Curbelo Pupo

Cuban disabled athlete Lazaro Curbelo Pupo set a new world record in ball control when he hit a football 183 times without letting it touch ground while carrying 105 pounds on his shoulders. This is the sixth such record for Curbelo, who suffers from dwarfism, and has become an expert on ball control with weights. “I felt a little nervous because I hadn’t tried a new record for over a year. I had to call on all my will to overcome the challenge. After so much sacrifice I couldn’t let down all the people that loves me and came to see me”.

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Venezuela Confirms Solidarity March for Cuban Five

Cuban Five

(Prensa Latina) The Cuba-Venezuela Movement of Mutual Solidarity confirmed a march to be staged on Saturday, June 12, to support the five anti-terrorist Cuban fighters unfairly held in US prisons since 1998. Coordinator of the group Laila Tajeldine told Prensa Latina that women, youngsters and workers will take part in the march to demand the

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Bahrain Police Crushed Shiite Opposition Protests

Bahréin

write my essay p>(Prensa Latina) Bahrain police fired tear gas and plastic bullets against Shiites opponents that marched on the Pearl Square, two days after the lifting of the state of emergency in the kingdom. Security forces repeated the repression of last March, but no injuries were reported when the monarchy of Al Khalifa violently

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Raul Castro, Lula Meet

Luis Inácio Lula Da Silva

adobe acrobat reader download p>(Prensa Latina) Cuba´s President Raul Castro held a working meeting with the former president of Brazil, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who is visiting the island. During their Tuesday night meeting, the two leaders exchanged views on the excellent state of relations between their two nations, and talked about different international

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Cuba’s Dayron Robles Big Return

Dayron Robles

Dayron Robles of Cuba proved to be in top form on Sunday winning a star-studded 110-meter hurdles event at the IAAF World Challenge event in Hengelo, Holland. Robles 13.07 seconds time equaled the world record of Chinese sprinter Liu Xiang. The Cuban gold medalist from Beijing 2008, plagued by injuries during the last two years,