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Thousands Run and Walk for Freedom of Cuban Five

Thousands of Cubans took to the streets today to run or walk five kilometers for the five patriots unjustly imprisoned in the United States as part of the journey claiming for their freedom. Read More

Cuba lifts punishment of musician who sang for reform

A Cuban jazz musician punished for sneaking an appeal for political reform into a song at a televised concert has been forgiven by the government Read More

Cuban singer’s blast at the government draws support, criticism

Reaction to singer Roberto Carcassés’ decision to castigate the Cuban government during a televised concert last week was mixed Tuesday as other artists came out in his support, criticized him or just danced gingerly around the issue. Read More

Cuban bishops make big appeal for change

Cuban bishops appealed to the government for political reform and continued economic change Sunday in their most direct plea in decades. Read More

Cuba, US discuss re-establishment of direct mail service in new round of talks in Havana

U.S. and Cuban representatives met in Havana on Monday for renewed talks on re-establishing direct mail service, 50 years after it was severed amid Cold War tensions relations. Read More

Former FBI informant now living posh lifestyle in Cuba

Gilberto Abascal’s return to the island revived allegations that he worked with both Cuban intelligence and the United States. Read More

Cuban Catholic bishops calls for political reform

Roman Catholic bishops in Cuba called for political reform in tandem with social and economic changes already under way, issuing their first joint pastoral letter in two decades Read More

Cuban Band Leader Commits Musical “Suicide”

The occasion was a government conceived event to mark the 15th anniversary of the arrest in the United States of the Cuban Five, and a call for their immediate return to the island. Read More

Cubans make yellow-ribbon appeal to U.S. over imprisoned spies

Cuba held a day of protest on Thursday over four intelligence agents imprisoned in the United States, displaying yellow ribbons to show national support for bringing the men home on the 15th anniversary of their arrest in Florida. Read More

Pancho the Pelican an Urban Celebrity in Havana

Pancho the Pelican apparently prefers the company of humans to his own kind, and the grit of the big city to a life spent soaring through the breeze above the Caribbean Sea. Read More

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