Havana, Cuba, Jul 31.- Puerto Rican actor Benicio del Toro received on Thursday the Tomas Gutirrez Alea Award, granted by the Cuban Union of Writers and Artists (UNEAC). The award, consisting of a work by painter Agustin Bejarano, was given to del Toro by UNEAC president Miguel Barnet, in a ceremony held at the Martinez Villena Hall in this institution.
Camagüey, Jul 31.- The Ministry of Education in the island nation is readjusting the History of Cuba program, so that it can be taught across all grade levels as an essential subject.
Havana, Jul 30.- The Ministry of Agriculture and the National Housing Institute presented reports of their procedure to the Cuban deputies and to the plenary session of the current term of office.
Tegucigalpa, Jul 30.- A new national civic strike of the state sector, with marches, seizure of roads and public institutions characterized Thursday the 33 national day of peoples resistance to the military coup in Honduras.
Havana, Cuba, Jul 30.- Members of Russian youth progressive organizations sent a letter to American President Barack Obama demanding the immediate release of five Cuban antiterrorist fighters who are unfairly imprisoned in the US.