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April 30th

Guyanese student in Cuba allegedly kills a Cuban during a house altercation

A final year Guyanese medical student in Cuba on Friday allegedly killed a Cuban in a house during an altercation Read More

Almost half of Cuba's foreign visitors are Canadians

The number of international visitors to the Caribbean island between January and March 2012 was 952,777, representing a growth of 5.3 percent over the same period last year. Read More

Cuba to Join Celebrations for International Jazz Day

For its contribution to jazz and for its important composers and interpreters, Cuban music will also be part of these celebrations, with concerts slated to begin on Friday at various stages in Havana Read More

Cuban lab makes medicine from banana peels

<br /> After a meticulous process comprising laboratory study, tests of medicinal properties and health registration strictly according to international regulations, the products have been launched in the market Read More

Cuba Reelected to Preside over UNESCO’s Sport Committee

According to a UNESCO communiqué, Arnaldo Rivero Fuxa, national director<br /> of the Cuban System of Sports Education, will preside over the group<br /> during the upcoming term. Read More

April 28th

First Meeting of Cubans Living in the United States to be held in Washington DC

The meeting, hosted and organized by the Cuban Interests Section in the federal district, is part of efforts by the Cuban government to improve relations with Cubans living abroad, especially those in the United States. Read More

Fire in a Cuba charter flight business

Vivian Mannerud, suspects that someone tossed a Molotov cocktail at the building, where she has operated an international charter flight business that specializes in trips to Cuba Read More

Rigondeaux will defend his WBA super-bantamweight title against Teon Kennedy on June 9

Rigondeaux, a Cuban southpaw, is set to defend his WBA super-bantamweight title against American Teon Kennedy. Read More

Earthquake felt in Guantanamo

At 3:25 pm, yesterday, the Network of Stations of the Cuban National Seismological Service recorded an earthquake located at coordinates 20.48 North Latitude and 74.61 West Longitude to 18.6 km northwest of the city of Baracoa Read More

Cuba and Canadá are the biggest winner at NY Tribeca festival

A movie about Cuban boat people was the biggest winner at the Tribeca Film Festival, taking in three awards after two of its actors went missing en route to New York. The Founders Award for Best Picture went to "War Witch", directed by Kim Nguyen of Canada. Read More