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Cuba: Juanes Outburst Caused by Pre-Concert Nerves

<div align="justify"> The complaint by the Grammy-winning Juanes and other singers became an overnight sensation on YouTube and Spanish-language television, and has been held up by some Cuban exiles in South Florida as evidence of the communist-run island's repressive ways. </div> Read More

Cuba Will Try to Get World Heritage Designation for Cigar-Factory Readers

<div align="justify"> The Cuban government has suggested that these unique readers be designated as part of the world’s Intangible Cultural Heritage that the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization will vote on, together with another 110 candidates, at a the meeting to be held in Abu Dhabi beginning next Monday. </div> Read More

Cuba Beats Canada 5-1 and Will Play against U.S. on Sunday

<div align="justify"> Yulieski Gonzalez and Pedro Lazo combined on a two-hitter Friday to give Cuba a 5-1 win over Canada on the final day of third-round play at the Baseball World Cup. Later Saturday, Cuba (5-2) will face the United States for the gold medal in a rematch of the 2007 final. </div> Read More

Cuban Government Will Close Free Cafeterias

<div align="justify"> The move is part of President Raúl Castro’s campaign to reduce spending by weaning Cubans off subsidies. If it works, it will be “extended to the whole country,” according to Granma. It said more than 3.5 million people got subsidized lunches at 24,700 state lunchrooms every workday, at an annual cost to the government of $350 million. </div> Read More

Cuban Aroldis Chapman Officially on Free-Agent Market

<div align="justify"> Chapman defected in July and established provisional residency in Andorra, allowing him to bypass the amateur draft. &quot;It has been a dream of mine to pitch in the major leagues,&quot; he said in a statement issued Friday. The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox are expected to push hard to sign him. </div> Read More