Cuba Headlines

Cuba News, Breaking News, Articles and Daily Information

January 2nd

Fidel Castro s New Year Message to Cubans

President Fidel Castro sent a message to the Cuban people on occasion of the 49th Anniversary of the Revolution, which permitted the country to rule its own destiny for the first time. Read More

Cuba-China trade increased 23 percent to more than US$2.2B in '07

China is Cuba's second-largest trading partner and the top importer of Cuban products, especially nickel and sugar, Cuba's official news agency Prensa Latina reported Monday from Beijing, without giving exact figures. Read More

Detainee death at Guantanamo highlights concerns over prisoner health

Several Guantanamo Bay prisoners are seriously ill, lawyers said Monday, rejecting U.S. claims after the death of one prisoner that no other detainees are in immediate medical danger. Read More

January 1st

The ballet "Tema y variaciones" is 60 years old now

If Alicia Alonso had been deprived of the capacity to speak, her hands would be her voice. When she speaks, she emphasizes through the gesture... Read More

Celebrating 40th anniversary of "El Gran Zoo" (The Great Zoo) written by Nicolás Guillén

Just before ending 2007, Nicolás Guillén Foundation together with Cuban Union of Writers and Artists (UNEAC) celebrated 40th anniversary of great poetry book "El Gran Zoo" (The Great Zoo) written by Cuban national poet Nicolás Guillén. Read More

New services for the people of Camagüey due to 49th anniversary of the Revolution

Six houses were given to the same number of families in this young municipality, created in 1976, what completed the annual plan of 170 houses, after restoring and preserving another 285 more. Read More

Cuban Cocktails Promoted Worldwide

The initiative, with a strong impact on Europe, was sponsored Sunday by producers and commercializers of Havana Club by a communiqué. Read More

Punto Guajiro: Universal Music

Fusion is trendy in contemporary music, but Cuba has been blending its world famous folk music for centuries. Read More

Central Cuba Reports Increased Tourist Arrivals

The central Cuban province of Villa Clara has reported an increase in tourist arrivals this year. Read More

Guantanamo prisoner dies

A prisoner held as an "enemy combatant" at the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, died Sunday of cancer, the U.S. military announced. Read More