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Havana Film Festival opens Tuesday

The 28th edition of the New Latin American Cinema Festival opens in Havana on Tuesday with over a dozen Havana theaters showing hundreds of fiction, documentary, animated and short films through December 15. Read More

Santiago opens Cuban Baseball Season with win

Cubas 2006-2007 Baseball Season got underway Sunday afternoon in Havana with Santiago de Cuba defeating Industriales, last years defending champs, 6-3 before 35,000 fans at the capitals Latinoamericano Stadium. Read More

Daughter of cuban independence war vet turns 100

"In my right arm runs Cuban blood and in my left arm runs Mambisa [the name for Cuban War of Independence fighters]," said Luisa Cruz Cardenas who has just celebrated her 100th birthday. Read More

Salt production making headway in Las Tunas, Cuba

Although 2006 has not yet concluded, the 330 workers of Puerto Padre Saltworks, located on the coast of the eastern Cuban province of Las Tunas, have proved that efficiency and cost effectiveness are attainable goals for a socialist company. Read More

The 5 best places for Scuba Diving in Cuba

Captivating Cuba offers specialist advice on the top 5 places for scuba diving in Cuba. Cuba is a great place to scuba dive. The waters surrounding the Cuban archipelago are warm with an average annual temperature above 24°C, mild tides and no strong currents. Standing on a large, exuberant and totally virgin coral reef, Cuba is a sunken paradise for those with a passion for diving. Read More

Exile groups urge U.S. to relax travel, aid restrictions to Cuba

Twenty mostly Cuban exile organizations called on the U.S. government Monday to relax travel restrictions for Cuban-Americans who want to visit family on the island nation and to permit Americans to send humanitarian aid to the communist country. Read More

New Cuba labor regulation postponed until april

Cuban labor authorities announced the postponement of regulations on labor discipline of hours and day schedules, which come into force on January 2, but will not be put in effect until April. Read More

Presiding Bishop to visit Cuba next month

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and Canadian Archbishop Andrew Hutchison will attend the metropolitan council meeting of the Anglican Church in Cuba next month. Read More

Cuba and Venezuela marks health accord anniversary

The 6th anniversary of a Cuba-Venezuela agreement which provides integral healthcare for patients in that South American nation has been marked by Cuban authorities. Read More

Cuba to play in final phase of soccer's Caribbean Cup

The final phase of soccer's Caribbean Cup, for which Cuba was the first to qualify, will take place from Jan. 12 to Jan. 23 in Trinidad and Tobago's capital, Port of Spain, Cuban newspaper "Granma" said on Monday. Read More