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US And Cuba Hold Talks On Oil Spill

U.S and Cuban officials are holding "working level" talks on how to respond to the massive Deepwater Horizon oil spill that is believed to be dumping some 5,000 barrels of crude a day into the Gulf Read More

Cuba bureaucrats told not to interfere with private farms

The Cuban government has told its bureaucrats to give farmers more autonomy. Read More

Phillies rewrite bullpen script successfully after injuries pile up

The Philadelphia Phillies bullpen has received more notice lately for its binoculars-toting coach than for its pitchers. Given last year's season-long drama, that's a good thing.<br /> Read More

Cuba Favors World Government without Hegemonies, says FM

Havana, Cuba, May 18 (acn) Cuba endorsed today at the VI European Union-Latin America and the Caribbean (EU-LAC) Summit, the need for a new way of global governance based on international law, without hegemony or double standards. Read More

Cuba Far from Goals in Information Technologies

Cuban Computer Sciences and Communications (MIC) Vice Minister Jorge Luis Perdomo assured Monday his country privileges the social use of information and communications technologies (ICT), although he recognized Cuba is still far from its goals. Read More

Cuba concerned Gulf oil spill may damage coast

WASHINGTON -- The sprawling oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is prompting concern in Cuba, which boasts one of the Caribbean's most pristine coral reefs, thick mangroves and nesting areas for green sea turtles. Read More

Best Western Finally Makes a Move; Cuba, The Caribbean’s Hottest Destination

Cuba reports that more than 2.4 million tourists visited the island in 2009, up 3.3 percent from 2008’s record. Read More

Cuban singer Rodriguez ponders 'evolved' island

&quot;If we don't change, they are going to change us,&quot; Mr. Rodriguez wrote in response to written questions from the Associated Press, &quot;and that's not what I want to happen to my country.&quot; (Associated Press) Read More

Cuban agricultural reform faces persistent challenges

HAVANA — The Cuban government has turned over nearly 1 million hectares of previously state-owned land to individual farmers, but half of it still lies fallow or is underutilized Read More

Why is U.S.-Cuba Environmental Cooperation Critical?

Introduction: The sinking of the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform and the resulting discharge of millions of gallons of crude oil into the sea demonstrated graphically the challenge of environmental protection in the ocean waters shared by Cuba and the United States. Read More