Cuba Headlines

Amphora Festival 2014 opened in Las Tunas

 Amphora Festival 2014 opened in Las Tunas Friday, November 21, 2014 - 21:59 A blind man drove a motorcycle down an important avenue of Las Tunas, but not to violate traffic laws, but as part of an illusionist trick inaugurated the XIX Amphora Magic Festival 2014.

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Tourist facilities are being improved in Cayo Largo

Tourist facilities are being improved in Cayo Largo Friday, November 21, 2014 - 21:51 Hotels in Cayo Largo are being repaired and improved as part of an investment program that aims to achieve an 88% of occupancy. It is expected to provide greater comfort to the tourists who visit the island this season

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29 undocumented Cubans were arrested in Costa Rica

 29 undocumented Cubans were arrested in Costa Rica Friday, November 21, 2014 - 21:33 A total of 29 undocumented Cubans were arrested early Wednesday in Costa Rica when traveling in two minibuses. All are in good health, are adults, 23 men and six women.

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Cuban doctor infected with Ebola came to Geneva

Cuban doctor infected with Ebola came to Geneva Friday, November 21, 2014 - 21:28 The Cuban doctor Felix Baez Sarria, infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone, arrived in Geneva on Thursday night to be treated at the University Hospital. The internal medicine specialist of 43 years old got off the plane walking and then climbed into an ambulance to be taken to hospital under police escort.

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Cuban authorities arrest drug dealer in Havana airport

Cuban authorities arrest drug dealer in Havana airport Friday, November 21, 2014 - 21:12 The General Customs of Cuba detained a man who was trying to enter the island 35 capsules of cocaine, staying in his abdominal cavity. It was discovered at the Jose Marti International Airport and now is awaiting a trial.

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Semester at Sea cruise will visit Havana in late November

Semester at Sea cruise will visit Havana in late November Friday, November 21, 2014 - 21:04 The Cruise Semester at Sea, a program of international studies sponsored by the University of Virginia, in the US, will arrive in Havana on November 29. This is the twelfth time the academic ship visits the island.

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Leonardo Padura and Yoani Sanchez are among the "50 most influential Latin American intellectuals" according to esglobal

Leonardo Padura and Yoani Sanchez are among the "50 most influential Latin American intellectuals" according to esglobal Friday, November 21, 2014 - 20:46 esglobal website, heir from the Spanish Foreign Policy magazine, has published the list of the "50 most influential Latin American intellectuals 2014", among which are the writer Leonardo Padura and blogger Yoani Sanchez.

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Four foreigners were sentenced in Cuba for child abuse

Four foreigners were sentenced in Cuba for child abuse Friday, November 21, 2014 - 20:40 A Canadian, an Indian and two Italians were sentenced to prison in Havana for having sex with minors in Cuba. In addition two other foreigners are awaiting trial and 13 Cubans have been convicted on this.

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