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December 26th

Cuba improves relations with Church

26 December 2010 Last updated at 05:07 GMT Help. The past year has seen a marked improvement in relations between the Church and the state in Cuba. Read More

Maltese priest given Cuban solidarity award

<p style="text-align: justify;">Sunday, 26th December 2010. Fr. Philip Attard was recently awarded Cuba’s Premio Solidaridad for his work with the country’s AIDS patients. Read More

More say hello to Havana

<p style="text-align: justify;">The West Australian December 26, 2010, 10:37 pm. Cuba says its crucial tourism sector is looking up, with the number of visitors rising 4 per cent in 2010.The official Prensa Latina news agency says some 2.5 million people visited the Caribbean island this year. That compares with about 2.4 million in 2009.The report says authorities hope foreign visitors reach 2.7 million next year.Tuesday's report said Canadians topped the ranks of tourists, followed by Italians, Germans and Spaniards. Read More

Cuban medics in Haiti put the world to shame

<p style="text-align: justify;">Castro's doctors and nurses are the backbone of the fight against cholera. By Nina Lakhani. Sunday, 26 December 2010. Jacklin Anore, 24, a cholera patient at the Cuban-run Nicolas Armand hospital in Arcahaie, north of Port-au-Prince. Cuba has some 1,200 health workers currently in Haiti. They are the real heroes of the Haitian earthquake disaster, the human catastrophe on America's doorstep which Barack Obama pledged a monumental US humanitarian mission to alleviate. Read More

Recycled oil is being tried as industrial fuel

<p style="text-align: justify;">The recycling of used oil into fuel for ovens is being tried by several factories in Cuba, according to Juventud Rebelde magazine.Recycled oil is used as fuel in cement factories in the provinces of Villa Clara and Sancti Spiritus and in any factory whose ovens operate at temperatures near 1830 degrees Fahrenheit. Read More

Grading Barack Obama and riding in a cab in Cuba

<p style="text-align: justify;">Friday, December 24, 2010, 3:34 PM.Joey Kennedy -- The Birmingham News By Joey Kennedy -- The Birmingham News. Cuban cab, 1952 Ford Custom Coup. Birmingham News/Joey Kennedy. Taxi driver Israel of Pinar del Rio, Cuba, greets his passengers. Read More

The US Know and Denies Cuban Struggle Against Drug Traffic

<p style="text-align: justify;">Escrito por ana valdes portela. sábado, 25 de diciembre de 2010.Havana, Dec 25 (Prensa Latina) The United status government was informed of the efforts of Cuba in the battle against drug traffic and laws to combat drugs, but denies it. Read More

Parrandas, Cuba Christmas Celebration, kicks off

<p style="text-align: justify;">In Cuba, Christmas is often celebrated with festival-like celebrations known as Parrandas, especially in the town of Remedios. These celebrations include fireworks, elaborate floats, costumes, and parades.This year's celebrations were marked by Egyptian floats, fireworks, and partying into the night. Looks like our kind of celebration! Which picture looks the most fun to you? Read More

Other Cuban Cities Become Attractive to Tourist

<p style="text-align: justify;">A total of 250,000 tourists are traveling to Cuba each year as an average, by means of the excursions offered by Cuban agency Cubanacan Viajes to go to a destination called Jardines del Rey, northern shore of the Cuban central region. One of the mostly received modalities is the one called Ciego Especial, a ride by the center of the city of Ciego de Avila, 74.5 miles away from Cayo Coco and Cayo Guillermo, the main resort's small islands. Read More

Cuban First VP Receives Qatar Prime Minister

<p style="text-align: justify;">HAVANA, Cuba, Dec 25 (acn) Cuban First Vice-President Jose Ramon Machado Ventura received Friday afternoon Qatar’s Prime Minister Sheik Hamad Bin Jassem Bin Jabr Al-Thani in the Revolution Palace in Havana city.Al-Thani, who is in an oficial visit to Cuba, and Machado Ventura spoke of the current status of the relations between the two countries, and ratified their will to strengthen their ties. Read More