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October 4th

Cuban classical musicians play side by side with Northwest Sinfonietta, then at Tacoma festiva

It’s a long way from the gilded Teatro Tomás Terry theater in Cienfuegos, Cuba, to the glass and concrete of Puyallup’s Pioneer Park Pavilion. Read More

Trinidad a Tourist Destination Among the Most Demanded in Cuba

The Trinidad-Sancti Spíritus tourist pole, in the center of Cuba, consolidates here among the most demanded for travellers from Canada, France, Italy, Germany and United Kingdom, assured tourism specialists today. Read More

Cuba Replaces Chief of Farming Co-Ops

Orlando Lugo Fonte, the long-time president of Cuba’s National Association of Small Farmers, was relieved of the post he had occupied since 1987 Read More

October 3rd

Cuba: Raul Reiterates Call to Work with Rigor, Discipline

Chaired by Cuban President Raul Castro, an expanded meeting of the Cuban Council of Ministers was recently held in Havana, which had as its first point on the agenda the debts of state companies between December 2011 and July 2012. Read More

Cuban Bruzon Draws Again in Poikovsky, Russia

Cuban GM Lazaro Bruzon drew for the third time in the fourth round of the chess tournament held in Poikovsky, Russia while the local idol Dmitry Jakovenko continues with an excellent performance and accumulates 3.5 points. Read More

American Alan Gross, jailed in Cuba, may have cancer: lawyer

Alan Gross, the American government contractor jailed in Cuba for crimes against the state, could be suffering from an untreated cancer, according to an independent review of his medical records, his U.S. lawyer said on Tuesday. Read More

October 2nd

Italian reporters to be expelled from Cuba and repatriated

Italy's deputy ambassador to Cuba, Pietro De Martin, told TgCom24 that "should the violation of the immigration status be confirmed, the sanction will be expulsion and repatriation", commenting the affair of the four Italian reporters arrested in Cuba for having a tourist visa, rather than a working visa. Read More

Cuba to have square, monument in honor of boxing legend Stevenson

Cuba will erect a monument and a sports square, and also is to hold a boxing Cup to honor the the three-time Olympic and world champion Teofilo Stevenson in the eastern province of Las Tunas, his birth place. Read More

Trial for Cancellation of Cuban Music Festival in Miami

A U.S. court will begin on Sunday the trial for the cancellation of a Cuban music festival in Miami, home of extremist groups which are against the normalization of relations with the Caribbean country. Read More

Cuba at Italy’s Terra Madre and Slow Food Conference

Cuba will be represented by six delegates at the Terra Madre and Slow Food International Forum in Turin, Italy, which aims at encouraging the consumption of healthy food instead of the so-called fast food Read More