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May 17th

Cuba's Population Decreases

Last year, Cuba's population decreased sharply for the first time in 25 years. The information was released Wednesday on national media. Read More

Cuba looking for 10th consecutive Pan-American baseball title

MORE than a year after finishing in second place at the World Baseball Classic, Cuba is relying on "versatile" players and good pitchers to achieve its 10th Pan-American title at the Games in Rio de Janeiro. Read More

Cuban volleyball team warms up in Bulgaria for World League

The Cuban National Volleyball Team, with four rookies out of 13 players, will play three tune-up games in Bulgaria in preparation for the World Volleyball League beginning May 25. Read More

Paraguay praises cuban medical assistance

The consul of Paraguay in Havana thanked the Cuban government for the training of Paraguayan doctors and treating 2,500 patients as part of the Operation Miracle eye-care program on the island. Read More

Capablanca chess tournmant opens in Cuba

Ukranian GM Vassily Ivanchuk, winner of the last two events, is expected to be in Havana for the first round on Friday Read More

Cuba to cull baseball team for Rio Games

New prospects and veterans of Cuban baseball were named on the 35-member pre-selection competing to make the 20-man team that will compete in the Pan American Games scheduled for July in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Read More

Cuba drills as hurricane season approaches

Experiences accumulated over the past several years in dealing with hurricanes, heavy rains, droughts and other events and disasters have been taken into account for the organization of a drill to take place throughout Cuba on May 19-20. Read More

May 16th

Great acceptance in Haiti of the Cuban film ¨Roble de olor¨

The Cuban movie ¨Roble de olor¨ (¨Scented oak¨), directed by Rigoberto López, was positively acclaimed in Port au Prince, the capital city from Haiti, on occasion of the Caribbean Itinerant Movie Exhibition, which is taking place this week in that Caribbean nation. Read More

Cuban project to relate childhood with heritage

A project that is to relate children with the heritage of the island will be presented here during the 4to Encuentro Iberoamericano de Museos y Centros Históricos (4th Spanish-Speaking American Encounter of Museums and Historical Centers), stated the organizers. Read More

Jose Marti's unpublished documents found

A number of unpublished documents by Cuban National Hero Jose Marti were presented during a meeting of journalists taking place in the Cuban special municipality of Isle of Youth. The documents, found in a small notebook, were seemingly written at the end of 1894 or at the beginning of 1895. Read More