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October 23rd

Elías Jaua: Fidel is very well, very lucid

THE leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro met October 20 in Havana, with former Venezuelan Vice President Elías Jaua, now candidate for governor of the state of Miranda Read More

Caribbean Storm May Grow on Track to Jamaica, Cuba and Bahamas

A tropical storm watch was issued for Jamaica as the Atlantic hurricane season’s eighteenth system began to take shape in the Caribbean Sea. Read More

Cuban Press Publishes Article by Fidel Castro

Granma and Trabajadores newspapers published, on Monday, an article written by Cuban Revolution leader Fidel Castro rejecting ill rumors recently launched about his health. Read More

Uruguay joins Cuba in legalizing abortion

Uruguay is joining Cuba as the second Latin American nation to legalize abortion in cases other than rape, incest and the life of the mother after the Senate passed a bill President Jose Mujica has vowed to sign. Read More

Renowned Cuban Specialist Mario Granda Died in Havana

The Cuban sports movement regretted the death from a heart attack, on Thursday evening, of Doctor Mario Granda Fraga, at the age of 57. Read More

October 20th

Number of Cubans Entering the U.S. Through Mexico Up 400 Percent

The number of Cubans finding their way into the United States through Mexico is exploding, according to Mexican immigration records. So far this year, about 2,300 Cubans have been detained in Mexico on their way to the U.S. The number is expected to reach 3,500 by December. Read More

Miami sculpture marks 50-year anniversary of Cuba's child exodus

Miami-Dade College unveiled a large-scale sculpture to mark the 50th anniversary of Operation Peter Pan, which resulted in 14,048 unaccompanied kids leaving Cuba in what is considered the largest child exodus in the West during the 20th century. Read More

Cecilia Valdés in the National Culture Day

The popular encounter Sábado del Libro will celebrate on October 20 the National Culture Day and the two-hundredth anniversary of the birth of the writer Cirilo Villaverde with the presentation of that monument of Cuban literature that is the novel “Cecilia Valdés o La Loma del Ángel”. Read More

Over 60 Countries to Attend FIHAV 2012

More than 60 countries will be represented at the 30th International Fair of Havana (FIHAV 2012), which will run from November 4 to 10 in Expocuba, Havana, organizers of the event told reporters Read More

Cooperation with Cuba Satisfies President of Guyana

Guyana President Donald Rabindranauth Ramotar expressed his satisfaction with the cooperation agreements signed with Cuba in fields like health and education, and hoped his visit will help reinforce the bilateral relations. Read More