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Archivos de Escambray del February, 2012.

Eusebio Leal Lectured at Int Habano Festival

Havana Historian Eusebio Leal said on Wednesday that the production, trade, and traditions of tobacco are part of the Cuban cultural heritage and a national legacy that remains in the preference of millions of people around the world.


Cuba to Attend IAAF World Indoor Championships

Eleven Cuban athletes will participate in the IAAF World Indoor Championships to be held in the city of Istanbul, Turkey, from March 9-10, local authorities said.


Spanish Students Called Demostrations in 20 Cities

Thousands of students took to the streets on Wednesday in some 20 Spanish cities to protest against budget cuts in health and education implemented by authorities.


French Opera Musicians to Perform in Cuba

A selection of musicians from the Rouen Opera Orchestra, France, will give a concert in Cuba on March 2 and 3, as part of cultural exchange between the European country and Cuba.


Lourdes Gourriel Back Home in Sancti Spiritus

Outstanding former baseball player Lourdes Gourriel returned to his home in Sancti Spiritus after a long hospitalization in Havana due to a cardiac disorder. He said he was glad to be back and promised to stick to the prescribed medical treatment.


Anti-polio Vaccination Campaign to be Started in Sancti Spiritus

Over 20 000 children will be immunized against poliomyelitis in Sancti Spiritus when the 51st National Anti-polio Vaccination Campaign will be started next March 2nd.


Surgical Operation on President Chavez Successful

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was successfully operated in Havana on Monday and is now in good physical condition, announced the Executive Vice president of the Government, Elias Jaua.


Cuba’s Highest Cave Found in Sancti Spiritus

Speleology experts from Sancti Spiritus recently found what is considered the highest karst cavity in the island. The 1029m-over-sea-level cave was found in the Guamuhaya mountain chain was named Furnia de los Perros.


Geneva: Cuba Concerned about Situation in Syria

Cuba warned on Tuesday that a civil war in Syria, or an intervention of foreign forces, can impose serious consequences for all mankind and in particular, for the convulsive region of the Middle East.


Reconstruction of Sancti Spiritus Theater in Final Stages

The capital reconstruction of Sancti Spiritus Teatro Principal (Principal Theater), symbol of the Cuban central city, has entered the final stages while approximating the 70% of its total execution with a plausible result in the already finished areas.


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