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Religious freedom helps Jews in "Hotel Cuba"

Salomon Mitrani sat through his wedding ceremony. After all, at 84 years old he finds it hard to stand. By Cuban law, he has been married to his wife, Pilar, for 55 years, and they have eight grandchildren. But, in a ceremony last week, he was finally getting married under a Chuppah canopy according to Jewish custom. Read More

Cuba looks at City Management

Mexican and Cuban delegations will participate in the First International Meeting "Challenges on City Managements," taking a serious look at urban historic centers. The event will take place during the Culture Week, on occasion of the 493rd anniversary of the Villa of Santa Maria del Puerto del Principe, currently Camaguey, one of the initial centers of population erected by the Spaniards in America, 540 km east of Havana. Read More

Trinidad beat Cuba 3-1

Trinidad and Tobago toppled Cuba 3-1 in the clash of heavyweights as the Digicel Caribbean Cup football championship concluded its semi-final fixtures on Saturday night at the Hasely Crawford Stadium. The Trinidad and Tobago Soca Warriors actually got their scoring momentum going with an own goal from the Cuba captain Jenier Molina and surged 3-0 ahead midway in the second half before completing a clear win over the Cubans. Read More

Cuba boosts coffee production

Cuba's current coffee harvest peaked over 8,000 tons, said Ruben Martinez, vice-president of the Mountain Agriculture Entrepreneurial Group. According to a Prensa Latina report, coffee production increased by 3,200 tons compared to last year's season. Read More

Antigua and Barbuda youth minister in Cuba

The Minister for Youth and Sports of Antigua and Barbuda is visiting Cuba with the purpose of strengthening the exchange between the two countries in those areas. On arriving in the island, Winston Williams told the Cuban press about the interest of his country in receiving assistance from Cuban sports experts in the areas of sports medicine, the fight against doping, athletics, volleyball, tennis, cycling and physical education. Read More

Cuba continues purchasing agricultural products from U.S.

Nearly $1.5 billion in exports later, diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States are still icy, but farm diplomacy is moving on its own track as state trade officials, farmers, ranchers and food traders flock to Cuba to sign deals with Cuba's food import firm Alimport. Read More