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December 28th

2 new species of orchid found in Cuba

Researchers from the University of Vigo, in collaboration with the Environmental Services Unit at the Alejandro de Humboldt National Park (Cuba), have discovered two new species of Caribbean orchid. Read More

December 27th

Cuba/Florida Trade Status Ruling in 2013

Issues around Florida House Bill 959 could be resolved in 2013 Read More

Venezuelan VP strikes optimistic tone on Chavez

Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro struck an optimistic tone Sunday for the second day in a row on President Hugo Chavez's recovery from cancer surgery in Cuba. Read More

Bolivian President Morales visits Cuba where ally Chavez convalescing after cancer operation

Bolivian President Evo Morales has made a lightning trip to Havana where key ally Hugo Chavez is convalescing after cancer surgery. Read More

Cuban scientists seek cancer cure from scorpion venom

Havana:Cuban scientists are trying to cure cancer with a homeopathic drug manufactured from the venom of scorpion, according to participants at an annual symposium held in the country. Read More

National Ballet Will Remember the Musician Enrique González Mantici

The National Ballet of Cuba (BNC), directed by Alicia Alonso, will offer a special function on Thursday, dedicated to the orchestra director Enrique Gonzalez Mantici, one of the musicians closer to the prima ballerina and her company. Read More

December 26th

Santiago de Cuba Telephones at 99%

The telephone system in the eastern province of Santiago de Cuba is restored to 99%, after being severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy at the end of October Read More

Cuban Jewish leaders bring jailed American Alan Gross latkes, prayers to celebrate Hanukkah

An American man imprisoned in Cuba for crimes against the state has received another visit from Jewish leaders on the island. Read More

December 25th

Cuba Preparing Offline Encyclopedia

A downloadable version of the online EcuRed Cuban encyclopedia is currently being developed for mobile phones Read More

Cuba to review water policy

The Cuban government will study the development of a national water policy with an "economic" focus that will allow its use to be controlled and change the current water rates that are subsidized by the state, state media reported. Read More