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U.S. to speed visas in Cuba

In a significant shift in Cuba migration policy, the U.S. government announced Wednesday it was creating a new program that would reduce the long delays many Cubans experience in securing visas to enter the United States. Read More

Photo Exhibit on Cuban Dance Opens in New York

The United Nations headquarters in New York is hosting a photo exhibition on Cuban dance. The display opened Tuesday after an address by the Cuban ambassador to the international body, Rodrigo Malmierca. Read More

Mexicans Learn to Read and Write with Cuban Method

Mexico and Cuba signed a two-year agreement led by the Latin American and Caribbean Pedagogical Institute of Cuba, which has made possible the successful implementation of the literacy program. Read More

Nigerian State Governor for Cooperation with Cuba

The governor of the Nigerian state of Ekiti, Olosegun Oni, is paying a visit to Cuba aimed at further strengthening bilateral friendship relations and exploring cooperation opportunities with the island. Read More

Cuba Revitalizes Non-Aligned Movement

Cuba's work as present leader of the Non-Aligned Countries Movement focuses on revitalizing the group, according to its ten principles of foundation. Read More

Cuban Vice President Announces Second Stage of General Elections

Cuba's Vice President Raul Castro Ruz announced the call of the country's council of state for the election of delegates to the Provincial Assemblies of the People's Power and deputies to the national parliament. Read More

Chavez, Fidel, Raul Castro Converse

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez spoke on Wednesday with President Fidel Castro and Cuban First Vice President Army General Raul Castro. Read More

Barnet: to receive an award named José Donoso is a "luxury of the soul"

Miguel Barnet, one of the most edited Cuban writers outside Cuba, affirmed in Santiago de Chile that to receive an award named José Donoso is a "luxury of the soul". Read More

Bones of Prehistoric Crocodile Found in Cuba

The bones of a giant predatory crocodile that inhabited the earth during the Miocene Age were found in the Cayajana river, in the central Cuban province of Sancti Spiritus. Read More

Camagüey Produces Cheese and Ice Cream from Buffalo Milk

An effective way for saving hard currency in the purchase of powdered milk, and consequently reducing imports; the workers of the Camagüey-based company of dairy products (EMPLAC) are making cheese and ice cream from the highly fat-riched water buffalo milk. Read More