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Cuba Announces Pardon of 787 Inmates on Pope's Request

The Cuban Council of State agreed to pardon 787 inmates who were serving prison terms, in response to a request by Pope Francis to all heads of state on the Holy Year of Mercy. Read More

Visits by US citizens to Cuba grow 80 percent in 2016

By the end of the first half of this year, 136 913 Americans visited Cuba, 79.7 percent more than in the same period of 2015, although none of them traveled as tourists due to restrictions imposed on Cuba. Read More

Canadian teams request more Cuban baseball players for the coming season

The recent performance of Cuban players in the Can-Am League prompted representatives of teams from that nation to request the presence of several of them for the coming season. Read More

Cuban oil industry sets plans for expansion

The Cuban oil industry has drawn up plans to find new reserves and recover the production levels or fields under exploitation since oil is a strategic Cuban economic sector and a priority for foreign investment. Read More

Still waiting for justice 40 years after Terrorist Blowing of Cubana Airliner

Four decades of the horrible crime have passed but the confessed assassins and terrorists, among them Luis Posada Carriles, have never been reached by justice. Read More

Cuban president Raul Castro personally leads preparations to face Hurricane Matthew

Cuban President Raul Castro traveled to Santiago de Cuba along several members of his cabinet to lead the organization of works to prepare the eastern Cuban provinces that are threatened by the powerful Hurricane Matthew. Read More

Strong category 4 hurricane Matthew approaches Cuba

The Cuban National Civil Defense stressed on the importance of working fast on the preparations since Matthew, a category four hurricane, threatens to hit Eastern Cuba through its South Coast. Read More

Zimbawe and Cuba to increase cooperation in sports

Zimbabwe and Cuba will increase exchange and cooperation in sport, following the signing by authorities from both countries of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in this city. Read More

Tropical storm Matthew might become a hurricane on Friday

The Institute of Meteorology announced the tropical cyclone warning number two on Tropical Storm Matthew. Read More

Cuban swimmer wins another bronze in Paralympics

The swimmer Lorenzo Perez won the sixth bronze medal for Cuba in the 15th Paralympic Games, held in this city, but he still has an opportunity to get a crown for the first at this level. Read More

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