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Interior Cuba

Baracoa, Cuba, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) The director of the Flora y Fauna Company  in the eastern territory of Baracoa, Mauro Cala, said today that natural tourism here receives a strong boost today.

Havana, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Despite the problems caused by meteorological events such as hurricanes, Cuban authorities reiterate today that their tourist facilities are ready to start the high season (November-April) in the island.

Matanzas, Cuba, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) With a solemn session, the People''s Power Municipal Assembly (AMPP, mayor''s office) in Matanzas commemorated the 324th anniversary of this city, also known since the 19th century as ''The Athens of Cuba''.

Montevideo, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) Some 75,000 eye surgeries have been performed at the José Martí Hospital in Uruguay over the past ten years, as part of Operation Miracle, it was revealed here.

Havana, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban report to the United Nations General Assembly on the U.S. economic and commercial barriers against the island dedicates one chapter to how they affect tourism, recall today experts.

By Martha Cabrales Arias

Santiago de Cuba, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) Cuban saxophonist César López announced presentations in Latin American countries in November, following recent successes with seven concerts in Harlem venues in the United States.

Havana, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) Latin American researchers are discussing today the foreign policy of the Donald Trump administration, as part of the second session of the 3rd Conference on Strategic Studies.

Moscow, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) Russia readies a strong delegation to partiipate in the 35th International Havana Fair (Fihav), where Cuba awaits representatives of 75 countries, indicated today the ambassador of the island to Russia, Emilio Lozada.

Rome, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) The annual presentation of the Cuban tourist product in Italian cities has reached today Perugia and Pesaro, the final stretch of a trip that included three other cities in central-south of the peninsula.

Santiago de Cuba, Oct 10, (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Raul Castro paid tribute here today to the initiators and continuators of the pro-independence struggle: Carlos Manuel de Cespedes, in 1868; José Martí, 1895, and Fidel Castro; 1953 and 1959.