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Cuba seeks Mexican businessman in corruption probe

Cuban authorities have summoned a Mexican businessman in connection with a corruption probe, echoing previous cases in which foreigners were ultimately charged in absentia and had their local businesses seized. Read More

Cuban bishops conference replaces Cardinal Ortega as vice president

Cuba's Cardinal Jaime Ortega Jaramillo has been replaced as vice president of the Conference of Cuban Catholic Bishops, fueling speculation that Pope Francis will soon appoint his successor in the communist-ruled nation. Read More

Cuba's Census Shows Balance Between Marriages, Consensual Unions

Cubans are in marriages and consensual unions in similar proportions, according to marital status statistics published today from the 2012 population and housing census. Read More

Ex-Black Panther pleads not guilty in 1984 Cuba hijacking

A former member of the Black Panther Party who hijacked a U.S. plane and forced it to fly to Cuba nearly 30 years ago pleaded not guilty on in U.S. federal court on Wednesday to charges of air piracy. Read More

Harmful Effects of U.S. Hostility toward Cuba Exposed in Canada

Three writers from Canada lectured last Saturday and Sunday in Toronto on the negative impact of U.S. hostile policy on Cuba and the case of four Cubans who have been held in U.S. prisons for the last 15 years. Read More

Cuba hijacker makes 1st US court appearance

After raising a shackled right hand and swearing to tell the truth, U.S.-to-Cuba airline hijacker William Potts told a judge Thursday he had an objection at his first federal court appearance to face decades-old air piracy charges. Read More

Cuba legalizes rent-a-toilets in its effort to expand private business

Pushing on with its effort to open its economy to market forces, the Cuban government Thursday legalized the business of renting out public bathrooms Read More

Mexico detains growing number of undocumented Cubans

Mexico is preparing to send illegal Cuban migrants home for the first time under a new immigration accord Read More

29 years later, Cuba hijacker wants to go home

William Potts burned with the desire to change the world. Nothing really turned out the way he planned. Read More

UN Agencies in Cuba Keep Developing Bilateral Cooperation Projects

The UN Resident Coordinator in Cuba Barbara Pesce  announced in Havana the willingness of  all 19 UN agencies represented on the island to keep strengthening bilateral cooperation in different joint projects. Read More

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