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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

Hurricane Alarm Phase Decreed in Eastern Cuba

The National Civil Defense General Staff decreed today the phase of alarm because of Hurricane Sandy for the eastern provinces of Guantánamo, Santiago de Cuba, Granma, Holguin and Las Tunas. Read More

Sandy becomes Cat. 1 hurricane as its center nears Jamaica, could strengthen more

Hurricane Sandy pounded Jamaica with heavy rain and a powerful storm surge as it headed for landfall Wednesday near the country's most populous city on a track that would carry it across the Caribbean island to Cuba, and then pose a possible threat to Florida. At least one person in nearby Haiti was killed after being swept away by a rushing river. Read More

Cuba to Export Guayabera Shirts to Caribbean Market

The Cuban Cultural Goods Fund in central Cienfuegos province expects to export nearly 1500 guayabera shirts, Cuban National Garment, to the Caribbean market, said the director of the institution in the city of Cienfuegos Read More

Cuba to regain leadership in telenovela´s Latin market

Cuba wants to regain its top position in the Latin market of telenovelas, said Omar Olazabal, vice president of the Cuban Institute of Radio and Television (ICRT), at the opening of the 2012 Festival and Expo-Fair International Television Cuba,. Read More