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UN sends humanitarian aid to hurricane victims in eastern Cuba

A United Nations flight with 40 tonnes of humanitarian aid for disaster victims in the eastern provinces of Cuba, arrived on Thursday in the international airport of Santiago de Cuba, one of the hardest hit territories by hurricane Sandy. Read More

Cuba announces subsidized construction materials, bank credits for Hurricane Sandy victims

<br />Residents of the eastern provinces of Guantanamo, Holguin and Santiago can also seek bank credits to rebuild, and those who lack sufficient income can apply for further subsidies up to the entire cost of the materials. Read More

Cuba opens more state enterprises to worker control

Starting in December, the Cuban government will lease select state-owned eateries to their workers to run as independent businesses, a possibility that has been available to barber shops and beauty salons for some time. Read More

Cuba and El Salvador to Increase Ties

The governments of Cuba and El Salvador agreed during the 2nd Meeting of the Inter-ministerial Political Consultation Mechanism held in this capital that they are willing to boost bilateral ties. Read More

Cuban dissident blogger Sanchez detained, released

Prominent dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez has been detained by Cuban security and released after a few hours. Read More