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Cuba builds 110,000 homes this year

Cuba expects to conclude construction and renovation of 110,000 homes before year s end, a National Assembly committee reported to the plenary on Monday. The session, presided over by Cuban Vice President Carlos Lage and National Peoples Power Assembly President Ricardo Alarcon, heard a detailed report on the issue from Permanent Productive Activity Committee Chairman Leonardo Martinez. Read More

Cubas free med school draws Detroit crowd

A crowd of students and community activists gathered at the Detroit City Council chambers Dec. 9 to hear the Rev. Lucius Walker from Pastors for Peace describe a program offering free medical schooling in Cuba. Detroit City Councilmember JoAnn Watson hosted the meeting, held on International Human Rights Day. Read More

Cuba University Event rolls along

The 7th Cuban University Students Federation (FEU) Congress keeps debating Tuesday with meetings in seven working commissions in several university centers of this capital. Agendas include defense of the Homeland and humanity, Cuban university students ensuring the Revolution s political invulnerability, the role of this organization in the country s social tasks and the process of universalization of teaching and its relation with the FEU. Read More

Finnish solidarity brigade working in Cuba

The 46th contingent of the Finland-Cuba Solidarity Association, part of the Nordic Brigade, has kicked off a 15-day voluntary work season on the island. Association secretary Miia Komppa told ACN that since its creation, more than 40 years ago, her organization has spread information on Cuban reality so that people around the world know about life on the island. Read More

Alabama ag commissioner cooks in Cuba

Ron Sparks went from state agriculture commissioner to cooking instructor during his latest multimillion-dollar trade mission to Cuba. Sparks returned Sunday from a four-day trip to follow up on trade commitments made to Alabama companies during the Havana Trade Expo in November. Read More

Guilty pleas in Cuba spying case

A psychology professor and his wife pleaded guilty Tuesday to reduced federal charges in a case involving allegations that both had spied for the Cuban government for decades. Read More

US lawmakers promote agriculture in Cuba

U.S. Reps. Jerry Moran and Jo Ann Emerson, back from a weekend visit to Cuba, said the U.S. government should ease travel restrictions and expand agricultural trade with the communist nation. Read More

Let the Guitar Raise its Hand, let friendship raise its hand

The rain didn't stop us from attending the launching of the book " Que Levante la Mano la Guitarra", " Let the Guitar Raise its Hand" written by authors Victor Casaus and Luis Rogelio Nogueras, and that also the statement that there will be enough books to be sold would be true, because an hour before that event started, the books had sold out , as Victor and Silvio continued to sign those in the hands of the crowd that was present. Read More

Cuban pitcher signs with Pittsburgh

Cuban pitcher Yoslan Herrera has signed a 3-year, free agent contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette said Herrera, 25, will be given a signing bonus of $750,000 and salaries of $380,000, $390,000 and $400,000. The newspaper said performance bonuses could total $1.2 million. Read More

Hugo de Sotos art in Havana

The first exhibition of the works of Hugo de Soto (1928) in his native Cuba brings together recent and other works from the City Museum collection.According to City Historian Eusebio Leal, at the inauguration of this diverse display, "there is no better place than this cloister of San Francisco, the birthplace of important things for Cuba, and which is now a temple to art and high culture. Read More