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June 24th

Syrian president due in Havana on Sunday

<div align="justify"> President Bashar al-Assad of Syria will arrive in Cuba on Sunday, the Notimex news agency reported Wednesday, citing the Syrian Embassy in Havana. </div> Read More

Controversies and approaches on Cuba's issue

In the past few weeks a new letter-writing controversy has arisen between Cubans on either side of the straights. Read More

George Wein's Carefusion JAZZ FESTIVAL

Two-Night Series Features Henry Butler, Osmany Paredes, and The Pedro Martinez Project Read More

French Filmmaker to Film in Havana

<div align="justify"> Remy Bezancon, director of film “El primer dia del resto de tu vida” (The First Day of the Rest of Your Life), which participates at the 13th French Film Festival in Cuba, affirmed he’d film part of his next film in Havana. </div> Read More

Cuba increases reforestation to protect watersheds

The Cuban government has developed a plan to reforest the banks of reservoirs and banks of rivers and streams as part of measures taken to protect the watersheds, a local specialist said in Havana Tuesday. Read More

June 23rd

'Get in the mood for a Cuba holiday' with the Buena Vista Social Club

<div align="justify"> Flights to Cuba could very well be on the increase soon if keen travellers happen to catch a gig by one of the country's most famous bands - the Buena Vista Social Club - this year. </div> Read More

Cardinal George arrives in Cuba

<div align="justify"> June 23, 2010 2:22 PM. Chicago's Cardinal Francis George arrived in Cuba today to meet with local Roman Catholic priests and pay a visit to a shrine for the island's patron saint. </div> Read More

Caribbean Storms May Strengthen in Gulf, Hampering Oil Cleanup

<div align="justify"> June 23 (Bloomberg) -- The first storm of the Atlantic hurricane season may enter the Gulf of Mexico as soon as next week, possibly disrupting BP Plc’s efforts to clean up the worst oil spill in U.S. history. </div> Read More

Silvio said to be ready to retire from stage

<div align="justify"> Wednesday in Orlando, singer-composer Silvio Rodríguez will end what might be his final tour of the United States. </div> Read More

Seminar on Jose Martí and Jose Rizal

21 June 2010 - The Philippine Embassy in Cuba reported that it conducted a seminar on the striking resemblances in the life and patriotism of Jose Rizal and Jose Marti, the national heroes of the Philippines and Cuba, respectively, in Havana on June 18. Read More