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May 29th

Cuba will soon Improve Internet Connection

South Journal–Chinese boat Ridley Thomas arrived at Santiago de Cuba harbor to boost explorations of Caribbean waters aimed at accurately identifying the route for an underwater optic fiber cable that will link Venezuela and Cuba in order to provide the island with a better Internet Connection through larger band width. Read More

May 28th

Josef Koumbas: Waiting -- To Return to Cuba

Born of an Irish mother and a Greek Cypriot father in London in 1944, Josef Koumbas formed his first band at the tender age of 12. <br /> Read More

Hotel trade group spends $305,000 lobbying in 1Q

WASHINGTON — The American Hotel &amp; Lodging Association spent $305,000 in the first quarter lobbying federal officials on travel to Cuba, labor and other issues, according to a recent disclosure report.<br /> Read More

Tourist route traces footsteps of 'Che' Guevara

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — In life, Ernesto &quot;Che&quot; Guevara fought to overthrow a corrupt, capitalist elite. In death, he is spawning his own tourism industry — soon to include a three-country &quot;Che Trail.&quot; Read More

CIA's secret Iraq weapon revealed: a Saddam gay sex tape

Bizarre US plots included exploding cigars to kill Fidel Castro and fake video of Osama bin Laden's campfire drinking<br /> Read More

Getting a bigger life, in Cuba

Clinical psychologist Jeanne Lemkau went from a windowless office at the Wright State Medical Center to living with nuns inside a leprosy sanatorium in Cuba, and from a career track in academic medicine to international activism and public education. Read More

Cuba is a Power on Natural and Traditional Medicine, says Expert

HAVANA, Cuba, May 26 (acn) The development of traditional Cuban medicine was highlighted today by Dr. Elisa Aznar, president of the Federation of Caribbean Natural Medicines. Read More

Coach: Robles told not to come to Shanghai meet

OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) — Cuba's Dayron Robles, the 110-meter hurdles world record-holder and Olympic champion, was told by organizers of the Diamond League meet in Shanghai he was not welcome to compete, his coach said Wednesday. Read More

Us steps up Cuba cooperation after Gulf oil spill

WASHINGTON, May 26 (Reuters) - The U.S. government has licensed a Houston-based oil drilling group to travel to Cuba to start cooperation on safety and environmental practices following the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Read More

Cuba to receive Pinoy applicants for medical scholarship

The Philippine Embassy in Havana has announced that the Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM) will award one medical scholarship to a Filipino student for the school year 2010-2011. Read More