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October 17th

Cuban Tourism Minister Inaugurates New Facility in Sugar Mills Valley Viewpoint

Cuban Tourism Minister Manuel Marrero Cruz inaugurated on Sunday a new facility in the Sugar Mills Valley Viewpoint, declared Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 1988, along with the city of Trinidad, in southern Sancti Spiritus. Read More

Russian Team and Cuban GM Dominate European Chess Championship

At the tables with the Cuban Grand Master Lenier Dominguez, the Russian team from St. Petersburg dominated the Tomsk-400 today, 4-2, retaining its lead from the European Championship Chess Club in Eilat, Israel. Read More

Cuba to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Havana Medical Institution

Thousands of Cubans and foreigners have studied medicine and other specialties at the Institute of Basic and Preclinical Sciences "Victoria de Giron", which is about to celebrate 50 years of existence Read More

October 16th

Cuba’s migration policy updated

<span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: x-small;">Amendments will come into force on January 14<sup>th</sup>, 2013</span> Read More

Sept. 11 defendants return to Gitmo hearings

Five Guantanamo prisoners charged in the Sept. 11 attacks returned before a military tribunal Monday, forgoing the protests that turned their last appearance into an unruly 13-hour spectacle. Read More

Madrid in contact with Cuba on Spaniard sentenced to jail

Spain's Foreign Ministry is in contact with Cuban authorities with the aim of quickly repatriating Spanish citizen Angel Carromero, who was sentenced to four years in jail for a car crash that claimed the lives of prominent dissident Oswaldo Paya and an associate, officials here told Efe on Monday. Read More

Sepp Blatter to speak with Cuba

FIFA president Sepp Blatter plans to speak with Cuban officials after three national team players defected in Canada ahead of a World Cup qualifier last week. Read More

Cuba sentences Spaniard to 4 years in car crash

A Cuban court sentenced a Spanish man to four years in prison for his role in a car crash that killed prominent dissident Oswaldo Paya and another government opponent, authorities announced Monday. Read More

Bacardi Rum. The World's Most Awarded Spirit

With more than 550 awards in 150 years, BACARDÍ is recognized for innovations in quality and taste winning awards alongside other game-changing inventions Read More

Raft with Cuban refugees sinks near Cancun

Two people drowned and at least 11 went missing, when a raft bearing 23 refugees from Cuba sank off the coast of Isla de Mujeres, near Cancun, Mexico Friday, according to immigration authorities. Read More