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Brits are confused about travel insurance, can't obtain the definitive list of providers

British travelers arriving in Cuba on Saturday (May 1) and thereafter will be required to carry travel insurance, &quot;but confusion reigns over exactly which policies are valid,&quot; the newspaper The Guardian says.<br /> Read More

Chávez says that Cuba helps Venezuela defend itself from U.S., Colombian malice

President Hugo Chávez of Venezuela acknowledged Cuba's contribution to the security of his country and blamed Colombia and the United States for much of Venezuela's problems. Read More

Some Cuban Barbers Unhappy With Their New Cut

Josefina Hernandez cuts a customer's hair. Cuba has begun turning over some state-run barber shops and hair salons to the employees who work in them, a pilot program that marks a loosening of the government's strict controls on the retail sector.<br /> Read More

Awarded in Spain a script of the Cuban filmmaker Pavel Giroud

Havana, (PL). The Cuban filmmaker Pavel Giroud won the Julio Alejandro award of scripts, given by the Sociedad General de Autores de España (General Society of Authors of Spain, SGAE after its initials in Spanish), at the recently ended Malaga Festival.<br /> Read More

Russians visit Cuba more often — authorities

According to the department, in January-March 2010 more than 13,200 Russians visited the island Read More

A conference on Old Havana Conservation lectured

Bárbara Montalvo, Cuban charge d'affaire, gave a conference on the management model of heritage preservation in Old Havana, in the presence of the Spanish Teacher Association from the Czech republic. Read More

Ultrasonic Device for Joints’ Pain Relief

Millions of people suffering from arthritis or other chronic pain in the joints have few daily application therapies available for these kinds of patients, and many involve taking powerful medications that can be dangerous over time.<br /> Read More

Capablanca Memorial Chess Tournament to Be Held at Riviera Hotel

The Capablanca Memorial Chess Tournament is scheduled to take place June 9th through the 22nd at Havana’s Riviera Hotel, national chess commissioner Osvaldo Díaz told Juventud Rebelde. Read More

Cuban air charter case sent to Fla. state court

MIAMI -- A Miami woman's attempt to force air charter companies to pay a $27 million legal judgment owed to her by the Cuban government has been bounced from federal to state court. Read More

Matanzas: The Cuba Nobody Knows': Finally, Matanzas gets some respect

If life were more poetic and considerate of the merits of alliteration, the famous sign in Key West would boast: ``90 Miles to Matanzas.'' Read More