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July 25th

Cuba, Russia, Brazil, Serbia in World League Top Four

<div align="justify"> Cuba will now play against Serbia and Brazil against Russia. The winners of those games will play against each other in the final. </div> Read More

July 24th

Rising in Tourist Arrivals in Cuba but not in Profits

<div align="justify"> Although there has been a perceptible increase, earnings has diminished in the same period compared to 2008. It seems as if the rise in arrivals has not translate in a rise in profit because tourists are expending less money. </div> Read More

Photos of ex-Cuban Officials Partying Are Aired in Miami

<div align="justify"> In the photographs, Hernandez appears with the fired officials — ex-Vice President Carlos Lage, former Foreign Minister Felipe Perez Roque and Fernando Remirez de Estenoz, the former head of international relations for the Communist Party —, toasting with beers and playing dominos. </div> Read More

Brazil Defeats Cuba and Russia Erases U.S.

<div align="justify"> Though Cubans managed to win the second set, the fell in fourth set before the agressive attack and excellent blocking of Brazilians. In the other pool, U.S. fell to Russia three sets to nil and is out. </div> Read More

Perspectives at Cuba Iron-Steel Industry

<div align="justify"> The event has drawn together 800 national and foreign delegates in five congresses: iron and steel, agro mechanics, recycling, energy maintenance, and knowledge management. </div> Read More

EU's Ferrero-Waldner Visits Cuba by Surprise

<div align="justify"> Ferrero-Waldner made the stop at the end of a larger Latin America journey that included Argentina and Mexico. Relations with EU froze after the 2003 crackdown on Cuban dissidents, but since then have been improving again and were finally normalized in 2008. </div> Read More

July 23rd

Cuba Unfreezes Some Bank Accounts to Promote Trade

<div align="justify"> Faced with a drying-up of liquidity as the global financial crisis increasingly hit home, Cuba's state banks in January began telling many businesses their funds were simply not available for the moment. Now business sources say some 600 accounts, with frozen funds estimated at $600 million to $1 billion, would potentially be unfreezed. </div> Read More

Joint U.S.-Cuba Maneuvers Were Kept Quiet to Avoid Upsetting Cubanamericans

<div align="justify"> Though it came as surprise, U.S.-Cuba maneuvers have been going for some time now, in fact, for more than a decade. The Bush administration just kept it under the radar so it didn't upset the Cuban conservatives in Florida and put their support in danger. </div> Read More

Cuba Defeated Argentina in Four Sets in World League Final Round

<div align="justify"> Serbia beat Olympic Champion and current World League title-holders USA 3-0 while Argentina took a big step away from the semifinals with 1-3 loss to Cuba in a match that lasted one hour and 45 minutes. </div> Read More

July 22nd

Cuba Crops Previsions for 2009 imports, exports

<div align="justify"> The Economy and Planning Ministry forecast was drawn up within two months of President Raul Castro's replacement in March of Cuba's entire economic leadership team after a dismal 2008 performance. </div> Read More