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Times of India: Cuba rated best place to be a mother

Save the Children State of the World's Mothers 2010 report finds that among developing nations Cuba offers the best conditions for motherhood: Read More

Canadians visiting Cuba need travel health insurance

HAVANA, Cuba — Canadians and other foreigners travelling to Cuba now need to hold travel insurance approved by island authorities before they can enjoy their time in the sun. Read More

Repsol has contract for oil rig said Cuba-bound

HAVANA, May 5 (Reuters) - Spanish oil giant Repsol YPF has contracted with a unit of Italian oil company Eni SpA (ENI.MI) for a drilling rig that some sources said was bound for operation in Cuba's still untapped offshore fields. Read More

Cuban moviemaker Miguel Coyula to triumph in Havana Film Festival

The movie Memorias del desarrollo (Memoir of development), by the young Cuban moviemaker Miguel Coyula, achieved the Havana Star Award to the Best Movie, within the 11th edition of the Havana Film Festival, in New York. Read More

Carlos Varela sings Cuba's stories to the world

Carlos Varela is touring the United States for the first time since 1998. Read More

Political grandstanding in US prevents economic opportunity in Cuba

Few people know that Cuba was recently the United States' largest rice export market, is the fifth-largest export market in Latin America for U.S. farm exports and holds $20 billion in trade with America over a three-year term. Read More

Cuba: Record of Tourist Arrivals for First Four Months in 2010

HAVANA, Cuba, May 4 (acn) Cuban Tourism Minister Manuel Marrero said 1,053 million tourists had arrived in the island up to the end of April 2010, a record figure for this period of time.<br /> Read More

Japanese people to dance with the Cuban music

The different genres of Cuban music, with a special accent in salsa, made hundreds of Japanese people dance last Saturday in the II Cuba-Japan Dance and Music Festival that brought to Tokyo a sample of Cuban rhythm and coloring. Read More

Cuba eyes tourism investments, including from US

HAVANA (AFP) – Cuba approved a new property law aimed at attracting foreign investment in tourism projects like marinas and golf courses, including from the United States if Washington reverses its embargo on the island. Read More

Cuba says its sugar harvest is worst in 105 years

HAVANA (AP) -- Cuba said Wednesday that this year's sugar harvest is the least productive in more than a century -- an   assessment that follows the firing of the head of an industry that was once a symbol of the nation. Read More