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Archivos de Escambray del October, 2012.

Cement Goes from Sancti Spiritus to Eastern Cuban Provinces

Nearly 3 000 bags of cement are transferred every day from the Siguaney cement factory in Sancti Spiritus, to the eastern Cuban provinces which were hit by hurricane Sandy.

Elections in Cuba: 50 Constituencies in Sancti Spiritus to Second Round

More than 40,000 voters in Sancti Spiritus province, in central Cuba, will return to the polls on Sunday in a runoff to elect delegates to the Municipal Assemblies of the People’s Power.

Cuba: Judoka Espinosa Receives Ippon Trophy at World Championship

Cuban judoka Maricet Espinosa received the Ippon Trophy for her performance in the World Team Championship in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil, where her team won the bronze medal.

Cuban First VP Urges to Restore Services

Cuban First Vice-President Jose Ramon Machado Ventura visited the municipalities of Cueto and Mayari in Holguin province, where he called for giving priority to restoring services to the population in the areas affected by Hurricane Sandy.

Valley of the Sugar Mills: In Search of its Origins

El Mirador is a sort of you-must-see spot in southern Cuba to recognize the landscape values ​​of the place. From la Loma del Puerto, the Valley of the Sugar Mills wears its Cultural Heritage of Humanity lineage, given by UNESCO in 1988.

International Hearing on Human Rights Violation in Paraguay

An Inter-American hearing to inquire about denunciations of human rights violations in Paraguay will be held on Thursday, November 1st, with the Federico Franco government as the accused.

Raul Castro: We’ve Had a Huge Hurricane in Oriente, and a Little Flora in Central Cuba

In Sancti Spiritus, Raul met with José R. Monteagudo and Teresita Romero, president and vice president, respectively, of the Provincial Defense Council.

International Ballet Festival of Havana Kicks Off in Cuba

The XXIII International Ballet Festival of Havana kicked off this Sunday in the Avellaneda hall at the National Theater of Cuba, with a parade of all generations of dancers led by prima ballerina Alicia Alonso.

Cuba: Raul Castro Visits Damaged Areas by Sandy

Cuban president Raul Castro visited the devastated areas in the eastern region of the island as well as the central provinces to assess the damages caused by Hurricane Sandy. Raul arrived in Santiago leading a group of top officials, including First Vice-President Jose Ramon Machado Ventura, VP Adel Yzquierdo, and several ministers, reported the National […]

Hurricane Sandy Affects Sancti Spiritus, Cuba (+photos)

Despite no incident was reported here while Sandy hit the Cuban eastern provinces, heavy rains have been falling in Sancti Spiritus since early this Friday morning. That’s why, huge amounts of water dripped into the rivers.

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