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December 16th

Cuba advances to Caribbean final

Cuba narrowly defeated Haiti 1-0 on Friday in the semifinals of the Caribbean Cup, setting up a rematch of the 1999 final against Trinidad & Tobago to decide the region's champion. Read More

December 15th

Cuba: 90% of major city’s churches damaged by Hurricane Sandy

<br /> The prelate added that 90% of the churches around Santiago de Cuba, the nation’s second-largest city, have suffered damage, including the National Shrine Basilica of Our Lady of Charity. Read More

Chavez suffered complications in Cuba surgery

Venezuelan president's cancer surgery complications required 'corrective measures'<br /> <br /> Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez suffered bleeding during his cancer surgery in Cuba that required "corrective measures" to stanch the flow, his government said Thursday. Read More

Spaniard Jailed in Cuba to Finish Sentence at Home

A Spaniard sentenced in Cuba to prison for the death of a prominent dissident will fly back to Spain to serve the rest of his four-year term, authorities in both countries said Friday. Read More

Raul Castro Says Market Reforms in Cuba Having Impact, but More Work Ahead

President Raul Castro says Cuba's market reforms, which now allow private enterprise, are having a positive impact, but that there's still a long way to go in improving the economy. Read More

December 14th

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