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September 15th

Juanes' Concert Will Do Good to Cuba

<div align="justify"> Cubans on the island should enjoy as many fundamental rights as possible -- and as soon as possible. Most of us already enjoy the right to be inspired every day, but the Juanes concert presents one rare opportunity for our brothers and sisters, in particular the younger generation in Cuba, to be inspired on a whole new scale. </div> Read More

Vicepresident Almeida Will Be Bury in Eastern Cuba

<div align="justify"> A motorcade containing Almeida's remains will depart the military airport in the eastern city of Santiago, 860 kilometers southeast of Havana, on Tuesday, the state-run Granma newspaper reported. It said thousands are expected to turn out to witness the somber procession. </div> Read More

Russia's Top Military Commander Will Visit Cuba

<div align="justify"> Gen. Nikolai Makarov, who landed in Havana late on Monday, will meet with his Cuban counterpart Gen. Alvaro Lopez Miera and other top brass, and &quot;visit a number of military installations,&quot; Russian Ambassador in Cuba Mikhail Kamynin said. </div> Read More

September 14th

Helping to Do Business in Cuba

<div align="justify"> The law office of Lex S.A. -- a spinoff from the Chamber of Commerce of Cuba -- helps about 100 companies a month register their trademarks and brands in Cuba. Some are already doing business on the island under exclusions to the U.S. embargo, others await the day when the sanctions end and the two nations resume normal trade. </div> Read More

Cuba: Thousands Pay Homage to Juan Almeida

<div align="justify"> President Raul Castro and other top government officials were reportedly on hand, though elder brother and former Communist leader Fidel Castro -- not seen in public since abdominal surgery in 2006 -- did not make an appearance. </div> Read More

Cuba Defeats Brits in World Cup Baseball

<div align="justify"> Cuba beat the fourth-ranked third seed from round one Great Britain 6-0. The score isn’t that lopsided, as some might have expected. Freddy Alvarez (W 1-0) dominated with a complete game two-hit shutout. Besides two singles, he also conceded three walks, while striking out nine. </div> Read More

Exploring Cuba's Business Potential

<div align="justify"> If the U.S. government dropped its travel restrictions entirely, rather than just for Cuba-Americans — and Cuba proved as big a draw for American tourists as Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, or Cancun, Mexico — the island could expect more than 1 million additional visitors a year. </div> Read More

September 9th

Support for U.S. Embargo Down among Cuban Exiles

<div align="justify"> The nuanced layers of exile sentiment indicate as much frustration with the embargo's porous rules as with the Castro regime's public-relations tactics to blame all that's wrong with Cuba's economy on the 47-year-old embargo. </div> Read More

N.M. Governor Trying to Convince Exiles to Dialogue with Cuban

<div align="justify"> Richardson pitched the idea to top Cuban officials while on a recent trip to the island, and he's already approached Cuban-American leaders who have agreed to participate, he told The Miami Herald in an interview </div> Read More

Cuban Baseball Team Unhappy about IOC Decision

<div align="justify"> Cuban players and officials enter the 22-team tournament still seething over a decision by the International Olympic Committee's executive board not to reinstate baseball to the schedule for the 2016 Summer Games. Instead, the IOC is recommending golf and rugby sevens. </div> Read More