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November 10th

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

November 9th

National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba presents rich musical tradition

The National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba can play symphonies by Beethoven and Mendelssohn, and play them well. But what is special is when the musicians make like a big dance band from the Tropicana, the legendary nightclub in Havana, and play classical music with an Afro-Cuban beat. Read More

Cuba opens sugar sector to foreign management

Brazilian builder Odebrecht SA ODBES.UL will begin administrating a Cuban sugar mill next week in the first sign the industry is ready to accept foreign participation since the 1959 revolution, two company sources said on Wednesday. Read More

South Africa-Cuba discuss economic assistance package

Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies met with the Vice-President of the Cuban National Institute of Water Resources, Aymee Aguirre Hernanddez, in Cuba, to discuss implementation of the Economic Assistance Package that South Africa is providing to that country. Read More

FIHAV 2012 Venezuela leads commercial event at Havana Trade Fair

THE third day of the Havana Trade Fair gave significant emphasis to the promotion of Cuban services – a strength in national exports – and the celebration of the National Days of Venezuela, Trinidad and Tobago, Chile, Canada, Italy and the European Union. Read More

November 8th

Cuban Eliades Ochoa on European Tour

Cuban singer Eliades Ochoa said today that he will carry out a european tour to: Spain, Belgium and the Netherlands,where he will play songs from his record Un bolero para ti, or a Bolero for You, which is nominated to The Latin Grammy 2012. Read More

Obama victory a relief for Latin American left

From Caracas to Havana to La Paz, President Barack Obama's re-election victory was welcomed with a sigh of relief by many on Latin America's left, though others cautioned that the U.S. leader had not made the region a priority during his crisis-buffeted first term and was unlikely to do so in a second. Read More

Four Cubans Receive World Award on Sciences

Four Cubans were awarded in four of the five categories of the Eureka Science Prize, during the inaugural gala of Cubamotricidad 2012, which was held in the theater Lazaro Peña, in this city. Read More

November 5th

Lights still out but classes resume in Santiago after Sandy punishes Cuba's 2nd city

Two weeks after the storm blasted through Santiago, Cuba, the electrical grid has been restored to just 28 percent of normal as workers labor around the clock to replace power lines downed by thousands of fallen trees Read More

Cuba and Russia Interested in Increasing Bilateral Trade

Cuba and Russia must increase the volume and quality of their bilateral trade, said today Russian Minister of Industry and Trade, Denis Valentinovich, during the opening of the Tenth session of the Inter.-governmental commission. Read More