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Cuban doctors in Brazil are demanding help from the international press to avoid separation from their families

Cuban doctors in Brazil are demanding help from the international press to avoid separation from their families Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 03:52 The Ministry of Public Health of Cuba has issued an ultimatum to the Cuban doctors working in Brazil, that their accompanying family members approved by the Mais Medical Program, must return to the island before next Sunday or will be severely punished.

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Jardines del Rey Hotel was opened in Cayo Coco

Jardines del Rey Hotel was opened in Cayo Coco Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 20:30 A new Gaviota hotel, administered by the chain Meliá Hotels International began operations in Cayo Coco, north of Ciego de Avila.

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Cuba has 415 athletes qualified for the Pan American Games in Toronto 2015

Cuba has 415 athletes qualified for the Pan American Games in Toronto 2015 Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 20:21 Cuban sports closes 2014 with 415 athletes in 20 sports classifieds for Toronto 2015 Pan American Games after participating in several events that gave tickets to the Canadian event, scheduled from July 10 to 26.

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Cuba remained the infant mortality rate of 2013, the lowest in history

Cuba remained the infant mortality rate of 2013, the lowest in history Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 20:20 The Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP) reported that in 2014 was registered in the Isle infant mortality rate of 4.2 per thousand live births, the same as 2013, presented as "the lowest in history."

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Presentation of jazz musician Aruán Ortiz in Havana

Presentation of jazz musician Aruán Ortiz in Havana Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 20:18 The eminent Cuban pianist, violinist and composer Aruán Ortiz, based in New York, debuted in Havana with a group of young performers frontline at Bertolt Brecht Theatre.

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Rigondeaux defended his leadership in boxing

Rigondeaux defended his leadership in boxing Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 20:12 Guillermo Rigondeaux rose canvas twice in the seventh round to knock in episode number 11 to Japanese Hisashi Amagasa and successfully defend the Super Bantamweight World Title Association (WBA) and World Boxing Organization (WBO) in the last day of the year.

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Matanzas restarted National Baseball Series with a win

Matanzas restarted National Baseball Series with a win Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 20:11 Matanzas won 5-4 to Granma on Sunday on the first day of 2015, marking the reopening of the 54th National Baseball Series and the beginning of the second phase.

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Bruzón rises to 54th-ranked chess

Bruzón rises to 54th-ranked chess Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 20:10 Cuban Grand Master (GM) Lázaro Bruzón rose from position 81 to 54 in the world ranking of chess, as announced by the International Federation (FIDE) in its first list of 2015.

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