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December 8th

Alberto Diaz Gonzalez, Miami Man, Smuggled 16 Birds In His Pants At Miami International Airport

Customs officials at Miami International Airport made a strange discovery while patting down an elderly Miami man returning from Havana. Read More

Cuba blocks calls to phone system used by dissidents

The Cuban government is blocking calls to U.S. and Spanish telephone numbers once described as a 911 service for dissidents - a system they could use to swiftly report abuses to supporters abroad. Read More

President Chávez arrives in Venezuela from Cuba

About 2:30 am, President Hugo Chávez arrived in Venezuela from Cuba, and told reporters that he was "happy" for his return, state-run television channel VTV reported Read More

Iberia to halt non-profitable routes, lay off 4,500 employees

Spanish airlines, Iberia, said Friday it was permanently halting flights to Cairo, Istanbul, Athens, Havana in Cuba and Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republicas in 2013, part of the carrier's restructuring policy. Read More

December 7th

Cubacel Launches Double Bonus for Christmas

From July 11 to December 14 will be active the offer Cubacel Double Bonus many users waiting anxiously in Cuba. It is the ideal time to give the mobile balance their family and friends who live in Cuba. Read More

Zucchero to Begin World Tour in Cuba

Popular Italian rock musician, Zucchero Fornaciari, announced a world tour to begin here on Saturday with a huge concert to promote his latest album "La Sesion Cubana", with the participation of prestigious Cuban musician Read More

Legendary Architect Oscar Niemeyer Has Died

Oscar Niemeyer, the architect, who has died aged 104, was best known as the designer of Brasilia, the daringly futuristic capital city of Brazil completed in 1960. Read More

Mayan Apocalypse: Cuban Beach Hosts Sacred Rites By Sages

Three Guatemalan sages burned wood resin, seeds, fruits and flowers on a beach outside Havana on Thursday in a ceremony marking the end of a Mayan calendar cycle that some have wrongly interpreted as a prediction of a looming apocalypse. Read More

Mapuche Doctor Graduated in Cuba Elected Mayor in Chile

Juan Carlos Reinao, one of the 345 mayors who took office in Chile today, is a Mapuche descendant who obtained a medical degree from the Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM) in Cuba. Read More

December 6th

Van Van Orchestra and Fito Paez Inaugurate Film Festival in Havana

With the music of the Cuban orchestra Los Van Van, was inaugurated at Havana’s Karl Marx Theater, the 34th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema. Read More