Castro pokes fun at Obama’s summit outfit

April 10th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, April 10 (IANS/EFE) Fidel Castro poked fun at US President Barack Obama's plans to sport a guayabera - a tropical shirt that is Cuba's official garment - during ... Read more...

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Cuba asks officials to wear traditional shirts

October 13th, 2010 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Oct 13 (IANS/EFE) The Cuban government has asked all its officials to dress in guayaberas - the traditional shirts - for all diplomatic programmes on the island.With its cool fabric, large ... Read more...

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Kavya Shivashankar wins Scripps National Spelling Bee 2009

May 29th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Kavya Shivashankar, a 13-year-old student from Olathe, Kansas, whose parents migrated to the United States from India has won the prestigious Scripps National Spelling Bee 2009 final.The victory was Kavya’s fourth ... Read more...

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