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October 28th

Cuba Reduced Infant Mortality Rate to 4.5 this Year

Cuba reported a reduction of its infant mortality rate to 4.5 deaths in every live births so far this year. Read More

Cubans start cleanup of Hurricane Sandy destruction

The 498-year-old city that has played a major role in Cuban history was littered with fallen trees, broken buildings and downed power poles, but her colonial-era home suffered only minor damage Read More

Eloy Gutierrez Menoyo, Cuban revolutionary commander and anti-Castro activist, dies at 77

Eloy Gutierrez Menoyo, who fought against the Batista dictatorship in Cuba, then spent 22 years in prison for fighting the Fidel Castro dictatorship and finally returned to the island for a controversial attempt at dialogue, died Friday in Havana. Read More

“I Would Like To…Dance a Complete Ballet in Cuba...”

Cuban Ballet continues obtaining triumphs in the world: Xiomara Reyes represents us in New York Read More

Cuba to welcome back many who left

Cuba said Thursday it will welcome back tens of thousands of its citizens who left illegally - including rafters, doctors and baseball players - in the second round of a migration reform it claims will help normalize relations with Cubans abroad. Read More

October 27th

Hurricane Sandy slams on Bahamas Islands

Hurricane Sandy raged through the Bahamas early Friday after leaving 21 people dead across the Caribbean, following a path that could see it blend with a winter storm and reach the U.S. East Coast as a super-storm next week. Read More

Sandy kills 11 in Cuba, then batters Bahamas

Nine deaths occurred in Santiago de Cuba province and two bodies were recovered in Guantanamo state, national media reported, citing civil defense authorities. Read More

October 26th

Hurricane Sandy roars into Cuba

Hurricane Sandy made landfall Thursday in southern Cuba, just west of Santiago de Cuba, where residents boarded over windows and cleared drainage gutters ahead of the strengthening storm that had roared across Jamaica and left two dead in the Caribbean. Read More

October 25th

Cuba Opens Door to Visits from "Illegal" Emigrants

The Cuban government will ease restrictions on visits to the island by people who emigrated without authorization, including doctors and athletes who defected while on excursions abroad, a senior official said. Read More

Strengthening Hurricane Sandy slams into Cuba

Hurricane Sandy, strengthening rapidly after crossing the warm Caribbean Sea, slammed into southeastern Cuba early on Thursday with 105 mph winds that cut power and blew over trees across the city of Santiago de Cuba. Read More