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Havana, Jul 8 (Prensa Latina) The Spanish Minister of Science, Innovation and Universities, Pedro Francisco Duque, advocated on Monday in Havana for strengthening relations with Cuba, based on a strong cultural and humanistic tradition.

Santiago de Cuba, Jul 8 (Prensa Latina) The concert by singer Waldo Mendoza and the Uruguayan Youth Symphony Orchestra completed the fifth day of the 39th International Caribbean Festival, which began in this Cuban city on July 3 with the participation of about 30 countries.

Santa Clara, Cuba, July 8 (Prensa Latina) Composer and arranger Conrado Monier and Teacher Digna Guerra will be honored here during the I Season of Choral Music, Santa Clara Canta, from July 8 to 12.

Havana,  (Prensa Latina) Over 70 works from 26 countries are competing for the Lucia awards the jury of the 15th International Film Festival of Gibara will grant at the end of the event in Villa Blanca until July 13.

Havana, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) The artist Ileana Mulet will pay tribute to Havana on the occasion of the city''s 500th anniversary with a pictorial exhibition that the Colonial Art Museum began to assemble on Saturday.

Pretoria, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) The growing US aggressions against Cuba only cause an increase in international support for the Caribbean nation, Dirk Banderhorst, director of a ballet project in South Africa with Cuban methodology, said.

Santiago de Cuba, Jul 5 (Prensa Latina) The bonds that unite the stories of Cuba and Uruguay stood out today during the Caribbean Colloquium that unites us, the theoretical space of the 39th International Caribbean Festival, dedicated to the culture of that South American nation.

Santiago de Cuba, Jul 4 (Prensa Latina) With a strong folkloric show, the 39th International Caribbean Festival began the eve at the Heredia Theater in Santiago de Cuba, which will be run until July 9, dedicated to the Uruguayan culture.

By Ilsa Rodríguez Santana

Pretoria,  (Prensa Latina) South African percussionist and music producer Dan Chiorboli will organize concerts in Cuba with the participation of musicians from both countries, as part of the support for the island during times of greater pressure from the United States.

Ciego de Avila, Cuba,  (Prensa Latina) The Sugar, Tobacco and Rum tour, currently very popular among foreign tourists visiting Ciego de Avila central province, will host this summer those nationals who like to know the evolution and development of sugar industry in Cuba.

Washington, Jul 2 (Prensa Latina) National Hero Jose Marti is welcoming everyone who visits the Cuban Embassy in Washington, where a life-size bronze statue of him was unveiled on Monday.