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Archivos de Escambray del September, 2012.

Sancti Spiritus, the City of Trios

Residents of Sancti Spiritus, had plenty of music yesterday night. It has been this way since 1989, when the National Trio Festival settled down in this central Cuban city.

Cubans Celebrate CDR 52 Birthday Anniversary

Cubans celebrate today  the 52nd birthday of the Committees for the Defense of the Revolution (CDR), the country’s largest grassroots organization, founded by Revolution leader Fidel Castro on 28 September, 1960.

Gabonese President Arrives in Cuba

The President of the Gabonese Republic Ali Bongo Ondimba arrived Thursday in Havana for a four-day official visit, on the invitation of the Cuban government.

Cuba: International Tourism Increases in Sancti Spiritus

The arrival of foreign tourists to Sancti Spiritus amounted to more than 117,300 travelers at the end of August, equivalent to an increase of 7.6 percent over the same period of the previous year.

Elections in Cuba: More than 1500 Candidates Nominated in Sancti Spiritus

The heterogeneity in composition characterizes the group of 1506 candidates for delegates to the Municipal Assemblies of the People’s Power proposed during the nomination process already completed in this central Cuban province.

President of Gabon Begins Visit to Cuba

The Gabonese Republic President Ali Bongo Ondimba begins today an official visit to Cuba. According to his agenda, the president will hold talks with senior officials, and will pay tribute to Cuban national hero Jose Marti.

UN to Debate New Palestinian State Request

A speech by Palestinian National Authority (PNA) President Mahmoud Abbas at the UN General Assembly’s plenary session focus today expectations of the third day of the presidential debate.

Survey Reaffirms Chavez’ Advantage Just Days Before Election

Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez, has 55.1 percent share of those who plan to vote, 11 days before the presidential elections, according to the latest study by the International Consulting Services (ICS).

Latin Grammies 2012 with Cuban Nominations

The albums La Maquinaria, by Los Van Van; Un bolero para ti, by Eliades Ochoa; and La trova de siempre, by the Quinteto Criollo, are the Cuban productions that have been nominated to the Latin Grammy Awards, in its 13th edition.

UN with Strong Presence of Latin America and the Caribbean

A strong presence of Latin American and Caribbean issues will mark today the second day of the UN General Assembly’s presidential debate, with speeches by eight heads of State of that region.

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