Cuba Headlines

Cuba News, Breaking News, Articles and Daily Information

September 22nd

ALBA member countries examined reach of projects

ALBA is an integration mechanism based on solidarity that was proposed by Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez in order to counteract the Free Trade Area of the Americas promoted by the United States. Read More

Cuban wrestler Mijaín López wins in 120 kg weight class

The Cuban wrestler beat Russias Khasan Baroev, giving the island one of its four tickets to the 2008 Olympics Games in Beijing Read More

The Greater Caribbean this week: The Nationality of Rum

Rum finds its origins in the English, French and Spanish colonies of the Caribbean. In the English colonies it was called Kill Devil while in the French islands it was referred to as Rumbullion, a name that was shortened over the years to Ron in Spanish and Rum in French Read More

US says I'm dying but here I am, Castro tells Cuban TV

Castro said he thought the Bush administration could go to war with Iran and bemoaned the high cost of the war in Iraq Read More

Cuba Wins NORCECA Bronze Medal against Canada

Cuban National Volleyball Team defeated Canada 3-0 (38-36, 25-21, 25-22) on Friday to win the bronze medal at the NORCECA Mens Continental Championship Read More

TECHNOLOGY-CUBA: Widespread resistance to accept Free Software

Although Cuba proclaimed its intention to change its computer operating systems for free software in 2005, the shift seems to depend more on the efforts of a small community of enthusiasts than on the state agencies that are officially in charge. Read More

Cuba expects more than two million tourists in 2007

During the inauguration of the Sixth International Event on Tourism of Nature (TURNAT) in the easternmost city of Baracoa, Cuban Tourism Deputy Minister Alexis Trujillo announced that Cuba will receive more than two million tourists in 2007 Read More

The Sixth Continental Congress of Natural Medicine to be held in Cuba in November

This event will be held in Cuba from November 26-30 with the attendance of experts from ten countries Read More

Fidel Castro gives an interview to the Cuban National Television

Cuban leader Fidel Castro has given his first television interview in more than three months and it is aired now at the "Mesa Redonda" space of state television. In an interview with the newspaperman Randy Alonso, Castro spoke around an hour . Read More

Angola president hails Cuba's help in war

Dos Santos, who leaves Sunday, will hold talks with Raul Castro and will sign a new cooperation agreement during his visit. The President, who rarely leaves his country, was invited to Cuba by interim president Raul Castro, who took over for his brother last year while Fidel Castro recovers from gastrointestinal surgery. Read More