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Cuban Bishops Support Pope''s Initiative for Peace in Syria

Cuban Catholic bishops expressed their support for the initiative of Pope Francis on Syria and invited the Cuban people to join the day of world day of prayer and fasting for peace in Syria. Read More

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For the first time he has something of his own, something no one has given him. He is a man with neither privilege nor obedience. Read More

Cuba’s Stray Dogs Have Their Champions

“I’ve lost count of all the animals I’ve saved. I also feed 16 cats that live in the garage of my apartment building,” González told IPS. From a young age, she has been taking in dogs and other stray animals Read More

Cuban judoka says offered bribe at world championships

Cuban judoka Asley Gonzalez, the champion in the 90-kilo weight class at the recently concluded World Judo Championships in Rio de Janeiro, said someone offered him a bribe to throw the gold medal match Read More

Panama says Cuban weapons shipment violates U.N. arms embargo

Cuban weapons found in July aboard a North Korean ship trying to cross the Panama Canal violated United Nations weapons sanctions, Panamanian officials said Read More

Fidel Castro denies Russian claim that Cuba snubbed Edward Snowden

Former president responds to reports in Kommersant newspaper that Cuba bowed to US pressure over NSA Read More

UN experts expect to travel to Havana to clarify North Korean ship issue

United Nations experts who inspected the North Korean boat that was detained by Panamanian authorities for carrying undeclared Cuban weapons submitted a preliminary confidential report to the Security Council Friday and are awaiting an invitation from Cuba to visit the island. Read More

US 'pressured' Cuba not to let Snowden in

Edward Snowden was forced to stay in Russia after the US threatened Cuba with “adverse consequences” should the NSA whistleblower get on board Aeroflot’s Moscow-Havana flight Read More

Dissident's family sues Cuba in Spain over his death

The family of late Cuban dissident Oswaldo Paya launched a lawsuit in Spain on Monday accusing Cuban secret service agents of involvement in his death Read More

U.S. doctors see American jailed in Cuba

The results of the American doctors' visit were given to Alan Gross's wife, Judy, seen here, and the rest of his family. Read More

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