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Cuban Judokas Bring Home Medals from Tour of Asia

Despaigne, 100 kilo champ in Rio 2007 Pan American Games, got his ticket to the Beijing 2008 Olympics by winning bronze in the World Judo 2007 Championship also held in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro. Read More

Cuban and Vietnamese Experts Blast Biofuel Fever

Specialists from Cuba and Viet Nam have reiterated their rejection of the so called "biofuel fever", which they tagged as a crime against humanity. Read More

Cuba, N Korea Size up Cooperation

Cuban Government Minister Ricardo Cabrisas and Korean Trade Minister Rim Kyong Man expressed Monday their respective countries' interest in boosting bilateral links. Read More

El Benny at Malaysian Film Festival

The feature-length film about Cuba's most popular musician, Bartolome Maximiliano More (1919-1963), will be exhibited for the first time in Southeast Asia, after winning several awards in Latin America, the United States and Europe. Read More

Cuba puts 'camel' bus out to pasture

Humped and aging vehicles being phased out for Chinese fleet. It's actually a tractor-trailer that hauls a homemade double-humped cabin made of two bus shells welded together, a peculiarly Cuban contrivance whose patchwork conjures up a post-apocalyptic image of transit. Read More

USA wins gold medal at the Baseball World Cup

The U.S. took command of the game in the second inning when Jason Jaramillo singled in a run, and Cuban starter Yadel Carrillo walked in two successive batters with the bases loaded to stretch the American lead to 3-0. Read More

Cuba Ends Volleyball World Cup with Win over Serbia

The three teams that earned Beijing Olympics tickets were Italy, the US and Brazil. Cuba will have another chance later in an American continental tournament. Read More

Cuba Reaches Baseball World Cup Semifinals

Cuba plays Japan "which shutout Australia 3-0 in its quarterfinals match" on Saturday evening Taipei time (5 a.m. in Cuba). Although no decision has been officially announced, the talk outside the dugout is that young southpaw sensation Aroldis Chapman will get the nod for Cuba. Read More

Chinese Communist Party Delegation Met Cuban Officials

Zhaoguo and his delegation were welcomed at the headquarters of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) in Havana by Jose Ramon Machado Ventura, member of the political bureau of the Central Committee of the PCC. Read More

Cuba defeated Japan in Women's Volleyball World Cup

After falling in the first set 22-25, the Caribbean squad came from behind to take hard-fought wins in the second and third sets 31-29 and 25-23 before they routed their rivals in the fourth and last set 25-20. Read More

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