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Alicia Alonso to Receive Award in Italy

Cuban prima ballerina assoluta Alicia Alonso will be presented today in Italy with the Prix Rome Jia Ruskaja 2012 as one of this year's winners of its lifetime achievement award, dedicated to people who have contributed to the creation and development of dance teaching methods. Read More

Boyz surrender title after poor performance at Caribbean Cup Cuba KO Boyz 1-0

Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz crashed out of the CFU Caribbean Championship after a humiliating 1-0 defeat to Cuba at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground here last night. Read More

Raul Castro presides over Cuba parliament in year-end session; economy, budget top agenda

Cuban lawmakers are holding the second of their twice-annual sessions with a year-end report expected on the state of the country's economy. Read More

Venezuela's Chavez suffers complications after surgery

Venezuela's Hugo Chavez suffered bleeding after a six-hour cancer operation in Cuba, the government said on Thursday, adding to a stream of somber news about the ailing president's condition. Read More

Chez Panisse chefs encourage fresh dining in Cuba

Rice, beans, pork -- and lots of it. That's a typical restaurant meal in Cuba, widely regarded by travelers as a culinary wasteland where the variety and quality of raw ingredients leave much to be desired. Read More