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October 9th

Russian Theatre in Havana

Popular songs, poems and stories about the Great Patriotic War are part of the work of Esperanza, Fe y Amor (Hope, Faith and Love) of the Russian theater group Et Cetera, visiting Cuba as part of the celebrations for its 20 years of existance. Read More

Cuban Women’s Federation Has New Leader

Teresa Amarelle Boué was elected Secretary General of the Cuban Women’s Federation (FMC), replacing Yolanda Ferrer Gómez, who has led the grassroots organization for five years. Read More

October 8th

Venezuelans in Cuba Cast their Ballots

Venezuelan ambassador to Cuba Edgardo Ramirez was the first citizen of the South American nation to cast his ballot at a voting station set up at the General Consulate in Havana. Read More

October 7th

Cuban Minister in Brazil to Strengthen Trade Links

Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment, Rodrigo Malmierca, arrived to this city today to preside over the 7th Meeting of the Working Group Brazil-Cuba for economic and commercial relations. Read More

Yoani Sanchez, Cuban Blogger, Released From Jail

Cuban authorities released noted blogger Yoani Sanchez more than a day after she was taken into custody near the eastern city of Bayamo, where she traveled for a Spanish man's trial over a car crash that killed another prominent dissident. Read More

October 6th

Cuba Convenes 20th CTC Congress for 2013

The National Council of the Workers' Confederation (CTC) invited its over three million members to its 20th Congress to be held in 2013. Read More

Cuba: No Verdict in Trial of Spaniard Accused of Dissident Death

Authorities accused Carromero of speeding and charged him with the equivalent of vehicular manslaughter, and prosecutors asked the court for a seven-year sentence. Read More

October 5th

Havana Planetarium Joins World''s Week of Space

Cuba celebrates the World's Week of Space with a busy scientific and cultural program from Havana's Planetarium. Read More

October 4th

Wines Seek Ideal Combination in Havana

Finding the perfect addition for tasting a good wine is the main attraction of the XIII International Wine Festival, to run from October 3 through the 5 in the Hotel Nacional de Cuba. Read More

Cuba’s Fragile Power Grid Needs Renewable Energy

Only 3.8 percent of the electric power generated in 2011 in Cuba came from renewable sources, compared to 18 percent in 1979 – a retreat that alarms experts, who fear for the system’s sustainability. Read More