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Concerns grow that Gulf oil spill could reach Florida Keys

MIAMI -- As BP engineers worked to contain a deep sea oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on Monday, scientists tracking the spread of oil on the ocean's surface and underwater expressed concern that powerful currents could carry the crude as far east as Florida Read More

Motherhood: Norway Tops List of the Best Places to Be a Mother; Afghanistan Rates Worst

Norway is the best country in the world in which to be a new mother, followed by Australia, according to Save the Children’s annual State of the World’s Mothers report, issued this month.<br /> Read More

Cuba says EU has 'no moral authority' on human rights

MADRID, Spain (AFP) -- Cuba lashed out at the European Union's policy of linking dialogue with the Cuban government to human rights on the island, saying the EU does not have &quot;any moral authority&quot; over Havana. Read More

Reds with another Cuban baseball player

The Reds announced the signing of another Cuban defector on Monday. They signed outfielder Felix Perez for a meager 550,000. Read More

Cuba cedes to farmers right to purchase supplies

HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuba's private farmers will purchase supplies directly in future instead of having them allocated by the state, the government said on Sunday, in the latest concession to their demands for more autonomy. Read More

Cuba letting drivers rent buses

HAVANA (Reuters) – The Cuban government has begun renting its smaller city buses in Havana to the bus drivers in another minor move under President Raul Castro to ease the state's hand in Cuba's economy. Read More

Municipal Assemblies Will Be Constituted on Wednesday

HAVANA, Cuba, May 17 (acn) As decreed by the Cuban Council of State,the 169 municipal assemblies of the country will be constituted on Wednesday, May 19.<br /> Read More

Review | Carlos Varela's music speaks to the audience

I was feeling kind of skeptical walking to Carlos Varela's concert at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts Saturday night. <br /> Read More

Cuban Sports Olympiad: Venezuelan Skaters Sweep in Time Trials

HAVANA, Cuba, May 17. Venezuelan skaters Solimar Vivas and Felipe Castillo won the 200 meter time trials in both sexes at the Cuban Sports Olympiad underway in Cuba Hill next May 29 Read More

Nigeria: Bio Makes MRI Test Compulsory

Lagos — Minister of Sports and Chairman, National Sports Commission (NSC), Is Ibrahim Bio, who has directed that henceforth, the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) test is compulsory in all age group competitions organised by the NSC. Read More