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November 16th

Retired Chicago cop dies, only bodybuilder to beat Schwarzenegger

A retired Chicago police officer who was the only bodybuilder to beat Arnold Schwarzenegger in the Mr. Olympia competition has died. Read More

Brazil-Cuba: Full steam ahead

The trend is rising, according to basic data: In 2011, the bilateral trade exchange rose by 45 percent, compared with 2010, when it totaled US$501.4 million. This year, it is expected to close at $1 billion. Read More

Santiago de Cuba Overcomes Blackouts Caused by Hurricane

Less than 10 percent of this province remains in the dark after the devastation of its power system caused by hurricane Sandy three weeks ago. Read More

Twenty Fiction Feature Films in Havana Cinema Festival

Argentina, Brazil, Chile, México and Cuba stand out as the countries with most participation in the fiction feature films contest at the New Latin American Cinema Film Festival, from December 4-14. Read More

November 15th

UN once again votes to condemn Cuba embargo

The U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to condemn the U.S. commercial, economic and financial embargo against Cuba for the 21st year in a row. Read More

Iran identifies new business opportunities in Cuba

Iran’s ambassador to Cuba Ali Chegeni said that his country’s business people are considering new trade opportunities in the Cuban sectors of technology, investment and the manufacture of industrial equipment. Read More

Colombia: Farc peace talks in Havana delayed

Farc negotiators Ivan Marquez and Jesus Santrich have called for a ceasefire during the talks, but the government has rejected the proposal Read More

Cuba Exhibits at India's Largest Trade Fair

Cuba is participating in the 32nd International Trade Fair of India with a stand focused on the promotion of tourism and its aspiration to become an attractive destination for this and other South Asian countries. Read More

Cuba Oil Dreams on Hold as Drill Rig Set to Depart

The only rig in existence that can drill in deep waters off Cuba is preparing to sail away from the island, officials said Tuesday, after the third exploratory well sunk this year proved nonviable in a blow to government hopes of an oil bonanza. Read More

Hurricane-hit Cuba receives aid from China

China has made a donation to Cuba to help the Caribbean country recover from the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, officials said Monday. Read More