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December 13th

Cuba Holds 5th Communist Party's Plenary Session

The first secretary of the Central Committee (CC) of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC), Raul Castro, reiterated here the urgency in breaking the blockade of thought still persistent in the selection and preparation of youth as leaders in this country. Read More

Cuba FM Rodriguez Picked for Top Party Position

Cuba has named Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez to the Communist Party's powerful Political Bureau, cementing his position among the most highly placed next-generation leaders on the island. Read More

Cuba’s Gay Population Is Itself Responsible

The current session of the Cuban parliament is ending and the issue of the extension of rights to people with sexual orientations that are not heterosexual has again been left off the island’s legislative agenda. Read More

Hugo Chavez Recovers After Surgery In Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was recovering in Cuba on Tuesday after an operation targeting an aggressive cancer that has defied multiple treatments and has prompted the socialist leader to name a political successor. Read More

Cuba Plans to Improve IT & Communication Services

Mesa presented to the plenary of legislators the report about his ministry's performance, including the transformations for updating the country's socio-economic model, a process that seeks more efficiency and productivity based on the guidelines of the 6th Congress of the Communist Party. Read More

December 12th

Mijain Lopez, Best Cuban Wrestler in 2012

Greco-roman style London Olympic Champ in 120 kilos, Mijain Lopez was selected on Friday Best Cuban Wrestler in the year 2012. Read More

Havana, a Station to Anywhere Thanks to the Cinema

This 34 edition of the International Festival of New Latin American Cinema is getting old, but Havana keeps making of December an station to any where in Latin America and the world. Read More

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was to undergo a new cancer surgery on Tuesday

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was to undergo a new cancer surgery on Tuesday in Cuba after his illness reappeared despite a year and a half of surgeries and treatments. Read More

Cuba approves business co-operatives

Communist-run Cuba legalised non-agricultural co-operatives on Tuesday as the state continued to pull back slowly from its centrally planned economy in favour of private initiative and market forces. Read More

December 11th

Man pleads guilty to smuggling birds from Cuba in pants

A Miami man faces up to 20 years in prison for allegedly trying to smuggle birds from Cuba into the United States in his pants. Read More