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U.S. policy toward Cuba needs dramatic transformation

<p style="text-align: justify;">Cuba’s Domestic Reforms Surge Past Immobilized U.S. Friday, 30 September 2011, 11:08 am. Cuba’s Domestic Reforms Surge Past Immobilized U.S.By Christina Curtin and Paula Lopez-Gamundi. Although Cuba is willing to consider change, Washington refuses to open up to rational dialogue and meaningful debate. Read More

Chavez will go to Cuba for medical tests

<p style="text-align: justify;">By: Jennifer Socorro Ramon.Caracas, Sep 30 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Friday that he will go to Cuba in order to undergo new tests in the last two weeks of October to rule out the presence of malign cancer cells. Chavez said that he will go through intensive exams, referring to the follow-up checkup after the fourth round of chemotherapy in Cuba over a week ago. Read More

Gibara is something more than movie and sea landscapes

<p style="text-align: justify;">2011.09.30 - 09:16:04 / radiorebelde.icrt.cu / There are plenty of reasons to incorporate to Gibara´s ancestral coastal features such as fishermen, good, welcoming and humble people tanned and hardened by the sun, the current place and prosperous enclave where there is a positive use of energy provided by the strong and fresh wind that is undoubtedly another of the symbols of Gibara. Read More

Contemporary Paintings from Eastern Cuba

<p style="text-align: justify;">JENSEN BEACH, FL, September 29, 2011 /24-7PressRelease/&nbsp; Cubanart.org and Artecuba.com, the leading Online Portals specializing in original works by artists of the Oriente region of Cuba, celebrate 15 years of representing and supporting the Arts of Eastern Cuba. The Jensen Beach, FL based studio is offering over 350 original oil paintings at 50% off for the Fall months.Cuban artist's works are finding their way to the top auction houses in the US and bringing ever-growing prices. Read More

PdVSA official says China is likely to provide funds for Cuban refineries

<p style="text-align: justify;">The Venezuelan state oil company plans to invest a total of $13.63 billion in three Cuban refineries. One expansion project is already underway; China Export &amp; Credit Insurance Corp. is apparently providing funding for that project, using Venezuelan oil revenues as collateral. China is “almost sure” to provide funding for three refinery projects in Cuba, PdVSA Internal Director Jesús Luongo said during an international oil congress in Caracas, according to Venezuelan daily El Universal. Read More

Florida musicians in Cuba

<p style="text-align: justify;">The Associated Press.A quintet of classical musicians from Tampa, Florida, is in Cuba for a performance and workshops with local students.&nbsp; quintet of classical musicians from Tampa, Florida, is in Cuba for a performance and workshops with local students. Florida Orchestra principal oboist Katherine Young says the musicians have met with teens from a conservatory on the island and were impressed by their sophistication. They are scheduled to perform later Friday at a historic church in Old Havana. Read More

Cuba versus Nicaragua in a baseball match Prior to World Cup

<p style="text-align: justify;">29 de septiembre de 2011, 16:16Panama, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) The Cubans won the first three, 14-3 and 7-3 against host Panama and 7-1 over Venezuela. The 2011 World Baseball Cup will open in Panama on Saturday, with the game between the teams of Panama and Greece, of Group A. The heads of the national baseball teams of Cuba and Nicaragua agreed on a friendly game, as part of preparation for the upcoming World Cup in Panama, scheduled from October 1st to 15th. Read More

September 30th

Cuban President informs about restructuring the economy, ministries

<p style="text-align: justify;">Reuters.On Thursday the government announced that the sugar ministry would be closed and turned into a holding company. But the measure is just the beginning of a broader reorganization adopted at a Council of Ministers meeting last Saturday, the government insiders said. Cuba plans to close some ministries, create new ones and eliminate some of their business activities by year end in reforms spearheaded by President Raul Castro to modernize the communist island's economy, government sources said. Read More

Repsol reaffirms its drilling programs in Cuban waters comply with U.S.embargo

<p style="text-align: justify;">The company said it “scrupulously” complies with U.S. embargo laws and adheres to the “highest quality and safety standards” in its Cuban activities. In a meeting with U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar in Spain this summer, Repsol officials said their Cuban offshore drilling operations will comply with U.S. safety standards, and that it would invite U.S. inspectors to visit the rig. Read More

CTS charter flights with direct trip to Havana

<p style="text-align: justify;">The flight is a direct non stop flight from LAX to HAVANA which will depart each Tuesday morning from LAX and arrive into Havana in the early evening. CTS Charters is proud to announce again the operation of our direct non stop flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Havana weekly flights which will begin on November 01, 2011. Read More