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December 5th

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

December 5th

Leo Brouwer jury at the XXII International Event of Classical Guitar Andrés Segovia

The program contains the screening of Homo Ludens documentary by Ángel Alderete, the presentation of the Italian translation of the bokk 'Gajes del Oficio', a concert with the latest production of Leo and masterful classes Read More

New Cuban drug on trial

Experts from the eastern city of Santiago de Cuba are testing a new drug to treat ulcers in diabetic feet. The Saturnino Lora and Joaquín Castillo Duany hospitals were included in a nationwide program to validate the efficacy of the drug. Read More

Cuban Rowers Get Ready for Continental Games

Cuba's best rowers are training hard to compete in the Pan-American Games in Rio de Janeiro, where they expect to retain the continental hegemony. Experts from the Caribbean Island said that Cuba's strongest rivals are the United States, Canada and Argentina, in addition to Brazil. Read More

Digital Project on Ciego de Avila's History

A digital project entitled "Virtual Archive" is being carried out in the eastern Cuban province of Ciego de Avila to promote knowledge of the region's history. The initiative resulted from an effort by local historians and computer students to create CDs on different topics containing photos, documents, graphics and text. Read More