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Happy New Year from the Cuban 5

Gerardo Hernández

Five cuban heroes, prisoners in the United States of America, send messages of congratulation for the arrival of the new year and one more anniversary of the Cuban Revolution.

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Cuban Authors to Compete in Intl Cookbook Fair

Comer con Lezama

Five books by Cuban authors will vie for awards in the international Gourmand World Coookbooks Award contest, including “Co-Cine. El discurso culinario en la gran pantalla” (Co-Cinema. The Culinary Discourse on the Big Screen) by Frank Padrón, sources from the organizing committee sources confirmed.

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Cuba a Main Destination for Russian Tourists

Tourists in Cuba

Cuba has hit record figures as a favorite destination for Russian tourists, with nearly 72,000 visitors so far this year, according to Cuban tourism officials in Moscow. At least 71,849 Russian tourists have visited Cuba this year, 139.96 percent over 2010 and 208.71 percent over 2009, the head of the Cuban Tourism Office for Russia and East Europe, Estefania Escobar, told Prensa Latina.

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Cuban Filmmaker Ian Padron Receives Glauber Rocha Award


Cuban filmmaker Ian Padron said it was an honor to receive the Glauber Rocha 2011 award, which carries the name, he said, of one of the filmmakers he admires the most. Rocha was one of the most important Latin American filmmakers, and the father of the new Latin American cinema. ¿The award also has a special meaning for me. I was born the same day of the creator of Entranced Earth and God and the Devil in the Land of the Sun,¿ said Padron.

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Cuba’s National Ballet to Perform again in Canada

National Ballet of Cuba

The National Ballet of Cuba (BNC) will give a series of performances as of Tuesday in the Canadian city of Hamilton, where the company will stage The Nutcracker, choreographed by Alicia Alonso and based on the original ballet by Lev Ivanov.

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Cubans Want Cuban 5 Free

Free the Cuban Five

As part of the World Campaign “Gimme 5 for The Cuban Five,” workers, students and other sectors demand on Monday in Havana the release of the Cuban antiterrorist fighters unjustly serving long sentences in the United States. Musical meetings, exchanges with relatives of the Cuban Five, as they are universally known, and the launching of books are part of the activities.

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CELAC Historic Birth in Caracas

Cumbre CELAC. Caracas 2011

The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) will be officially created on Saturday during the final session of the Summit of heads of State and Government of the region, gathered since December 2 in this capital with that purpose.

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CMP7 Participants Reject Maneuver with Kyoto Protocol


Venezuela, Cuba, Ecuador and other countries on Wednesday rejected pressures from industrialized nations to enjoy the carbon market, even when it blocks a second period for the commitments of the Kyoto Protocol.

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Argentinian General Elections Make History


More than 28 million Argentines on Sunday are called to vote in the general elections, to establish a historic difference between the possible winner, President Cristina Fernandez, and the candidate running for the second place. Artemio Lopez, director of the firm Equis, and Mariel Fornoni, of Management & Fit, agreed in this regard during a meeting with foreigin correspondent in this capital on Thursday.

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Bolivia Hosts Congress of Solidarity with Cuba

Peace for Cuba

Condemning the US blockade of Cuba and supporting the campaign to free the Cuban anti-terrorists jailed in the United States are the main goals of the 11th Congress of Bolivia”s Solidarity with Cuba. As of today, some 250 guests from every Bolivian department, plus 30 counterparts from Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela, are present in this 48-hour event in La Paz.