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Handicfrats of Sancti Spiritus Stand Out in Cuba

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A great variety of footwear, textiles and jewelery were put for sale. (Photo: A. del Valle)

Just a few days ago and on the occasion of Saint Valentine’s Day, also known as Love and Friendship Day, the Cuban Fund of Cultural Assets (FCBC) of Sancti Spiritus organized a handicraft fair on the city’s boulevard.

This institution, distinguished as one of the best of its kind on the island, put up for sale a great variety of footwear, textiles, jewellery and wallets with a touch of authenticity, tradition and modernity. »


Six People Killed and Nearly Fifty Injured in Railroad Accident in Sancti Spiritus (+photos)

The causes of the accident are still under investigation, but it was known that there was a disrespect of the right of way


Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs Informs of Provocation Failure

The Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs has stressed the failure of the anti-Cuban provocation enacted by right-wing organizations in the region


No Cuba-Taiwan Preparatory Baseball Game Due to Rain

Cuba’s third exhibition game versus Taiwan in its Asia tour in preparation for the 4th World Baseball Classic was suspended today due to the rain


Cuba President Raúl Castro Meets with Delegation from U.S. Congress

During the meeting held February 21, Raul Castro and the congressmen discussed issues of interest to Cuba and the United States


Ecuador Expectant over Presidential Elections Final Results

According to the Electoral Law, for a hopeful to win in the first round he must get 50% of the vote, or a minimum of 40% with a ten point lead on top of the runner-up


56th Anti-Polio Vaccination Campaign Starts in Cuba

The campaign is divided in two stages, one from February 20th to 26th and another from April 17th to 23rd, said the head of the Cuban vaccination program


China Holds 33rd Harbin International Ice Festival (+photos)

The Harbin International Snow and Ice Festival, is an anual event that is held in the capital of Heilongjiang Province, in northern China


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Sancti Spiritus Announces Selling of Custom-Made Guayaberas

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Cuba’s Third Canopy Station Opens in Trinidad

A canopy station has been recently opened at the Valle de los Ingenios, Trinidad, in order to foster adventure tourism and to increase finantial incomes in the area


Raul Castro: We Project that Cuban Economy Will Retake an Ascending Path

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