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Old Havana prepares its finery to welcome Pope Francis

Old Havana prepares its finery to welcome Pope Francis Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 21:46 Mountaineers, bricklayers, builders and restorers embellish even more the Cathedral and the old building of the Seminary of San Carlos and San Ambrosio, now Father Felix Varela Cultural Center in Old Havana.

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Florida triggers a partial threat alert because of Tropical Storm Erika

Florida triggers a partial threat alert because of Tropical Storm Erika Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 21:22 The State Emergency Operations Center of Florida today activated a partial alert in response to Tropical Storm Erika, which threatens to reach next week the state turned a hurricane, according to forecasts from the American National Hurricanes Center.

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Three of the best chefs in the world will travel to Havana with plans to open restaurant

Three of the best chefs in the world will travel to Havana with plans to open restaurant Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 22:38 Three of the best chefs in the world, Italian Massimo Bottura, the Spanish Andoni Luis Aduriz and the Mexican Enrique Olvera will travel to Havana in December to explore the market to open a restaurant, today unveiled Olvera in Mexico City.

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Cuban doctors arrive to the favelas of Brazil

Cuban doctors arrive to the favelas of Brazil Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 22:16 Cubans have had to overcome language barriers, learn a different system of health, and sometimes even move in boats from the early hours of the morning, to care about the health of those in need wherever they may be.

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At least 20 Cuban doctors arrested in Colombia get US protection

At least 20 Cuban doctors arrested in Colombia get US protection Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 20:37 At least 20 Cuban health professionals claiming US visa in Bogotá were notified between Friday and Monday they had achieved protection of the Cuban Medical Professional Parole (CMPP), according to El Nuevo Herald.

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Cuba and Belgium seeking to promote bilateral ties

Cuba and Belgium seeking to promote bilateral ties Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 20:02 Entrepreneurs of Cuba and Belgium interested in diversifying trade will seek new business opportunities in this capital on August 27, in key sectors such as construction, telecommunications and pharmaceuticals.

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Pearl Seas Cruises begins itinerary in Cuba

Pearl Seas Cruises begins itinerary  in Cuba Monday, August 24, 2015 - 23:18 The American cruise company, Pearl Seas Cruises, announced it will begin to operate cultural travel to Cuba in March 2016, as part of the Cuba Cultural Voyage program.

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Alicia Alonso wants to visit the US with the National Ballet of Cuba

Alicia Alonso wants to visit the US with the National Ballet of Cuba Monday, August 24, 2015 - 22:45 Cuban prima ballerina assoluta Alicia Alonso wants to visit the US soon with the National Ballet of Cuba, she said in an interview with the Spanish news agency EFE.

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