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Cuba Surpasses One Million Tourists in 2010

With more than a million tourists travelling to the island between January and April 2010, Cuba concluded the first quarter of the year with a new record of visits, announced Minister of Tourism Manuel Marrero at the opening ceremony of the <br /> thirtieth International Tourism Fair in Havana. Read More

Bank agrees to forfeit $500 million to US

WASHINGTON — A bank formerly known as ABN Amro Bank N.V. agreed on Monday to pay the government $500 million for facilitating the movement of illegal funds through the U.S. financial system, the Justice Department announced. Read More

Raul Castro Receives VP of Russian Duma

HAVANA, Cuba, May 11 (acn) Cuban President Raul Castro met on Monday with the vice president of the Russian Duma (Parliament), Ivan Melnikov, and a delegation accompanying him on an official visit to the island. Read More

The Union of the Comoros in Favor of Increasing Cooperation with Cuba

HAVANA, Cuba, May 10 (acn) Ahmed Ben Said Jaffar, Minister for Foreign Relations, Cooperation, Diaspora, Francophonie and the Arab World of the Union of the Comoros, ratified his country's willingness to increase its bonds of cooperation with Cuba. Read More

Silvio Rodriguez wonders if Cuba should 'evolve'

HAVANA – Three decades after he last played New York, Cuban legend Silvio Rodriguez is headed to Carnegie Hall. Read More

World Tourism Organization Praises Cuban Strategy in the Sector

HAVANA, Cuba, May 10 (acn) The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (WTO), Taleb Rifai, praised Cuba’s capacity to diversify its tourist offers while protecting the environment. Read More

Cuba -- 'The Next Hot Holiday Destination' Reports

Cuba has been quietly and steadily getting its tourism act together for several years now, and summer 2010 is looking like being the biggest year so far for Cuba holidays, reports So what's the story? Read More

Cuba mulls foreign buyout after worst sugar harvest in a century

HAVANA, May 10 (UPI) -- Cuba is considering foreign -- possibly Brazilian -- buyout of its troubled sugarcane industry after the worst harvest. Read More

MH: Four of 10 South Florida homes are 'under water'

More than four of every 10 owners of single-family homes in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale area owed more on their mortgages than their homes were worth at the nd of March, according to a report released Monday. Read More

Cuban Chess GM Undefeated in Spanish Tournament

HAVANA, Cuba, May 10 (acn) Cuban GM Omar Almeida is tied with two other players in the first position of the Salou Open, underway in Spain, where he will face the fourth consecutive Grand Master today. Read More