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Alarcon Apparently out as Cuba Parliament Chief

Cuban parliament President Ricardo Alarcon, one of the most influential people on the island and long its point man for U.S. affairs, will apparently be leaving the job he's held for the last 19 years when the body reconvenes next year with new membership. Read More

Record Number of Russian Visitors to Cuba

As of December 15, a record-setting 81,700 visitors from Russia traveled to Cuba in 2012, said Estefania Escobar, the director of the island’s Office of the Ministry of Tourism in Moscow. Read More

Cuba to Produce Biodiesel Without Affecting Food Supply

Cuban specialists expect to increase the production of biodiesel from the Jatropha curcas plant, an initiative that is moving forward without competing with food produced for humans and animals. Read More

Cuba to Have its First International Referee for Weightlifting

Cuba will have its first international referee for weightlifting, now that Inalvis Ramirez has received that title Read More