Havana - Preliminary data provided by the Department of Medical Records and Health Statistics indicate that in the year just ended, 109,707 children were born in Cuba, with an infant mortality rate of 5.0 deaths per 1,000 live births.
Dr. Noemí Causa Palma, director of medical care at the Ministry of Public Health, explained to Granma that on a global scale, the island continues to be among the 35 countries with the lowest infant mortality rate and among the first in the region.
Artemisa, Cuba - From March 12 to 15 during the International Book Fair in the province of Artemisa, the Unicorn publishing house will present 13 new titles, as announced its director, Tania Villavicencio Álvarez.Read More
The 14th International Puppet Workshop of Matanzas will take place from April 21st to 26th, as the organizers confirmed.
A total of 17 Cuban troupes and several foreign ones will appear on stage, said Rosmary Marrero, main specialist in Promotion and Public Relations of the Provincial Center of Performing Arts of Matanzas (CPAEM).Read More
Havana - As a demonstration of the culture strength in defense of the Homeland as the bravest of soldiers, Raul Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, described the work of La Colmenita Children's Company.Read More