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May 31st

Exiled Cubans Living in Spain Feel Abandoned as Benefits Dry Up

Some of the Cubans have held protests in downtown Madrid, as well as in other cities like Málaga, to demand that their government support payments be extended Read More

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Meets with Wife of American Jailed in Cuba

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met Judy Gross, the wife of U.S. contractor Alan Gross to discuss his incarceration in Cuba. Read More

Disney Fantasy rescues four Cuban men adrift at sea

Disney Cruise Line is working with U.S. Coast Guard authorities to arrange the disembarkation of four Cuban men, rescued by the Disney Fantasy over the weekend. Read More

Hugo Chavez's and his terminal mistery cancer

I come with great optimism that this treatment will have the effects we hope for, always asking God to help us and give us the miracle of life to keep serving," Chávez said, delivering a speech on the runway. Read More

Cuba: Changüí Festival Begins in Guantanamo Province

Concerts, lectures, changüí bongo competitions and the world longest changüí will encourage this festival, which begin on Wednesday in its hometown, the eastern province of Guantanamo. Read More

British ship in Cuba to mark 250 anniversary of the Battle of Havana

A British fleet-support ship has docked in Havana's harbor as Cuba and the U.K. prepare to mark the 250th anniversary of the Battle of Havana. Read More

May 30th

Cuba Playoffs: Ciego de Avila is the champion at the 51st National Serie

Ciego de Avila won its first Cuban baseball championship in style, defeating Industriales, the favorite from Havana, 4-3 in 11 innings on Monday night. Read More

Marco Rubio visits Guantanamo Bay in Cuba

Rubio, a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, plans to spend one day at the base to learn more about U.S. operations there, Rubio spokesman Alex Conant said. Rubio is not planning to leave the property, which the U.S. government leases from the island nation. Read More

Native Cuban Prendes rowing for Americans in Olympics

Robin Prendes of west Miami-Dade will compete in the 2012 London Games after qualifying last week in Switzerland. Read More

Jose Mendieta on the way to the Pan-American Combined Events Cup title

Emerging Cuban athletes Jose Mendieta and Yorgelis Rodriguez took the top honours at the inaugural Pan American Combined Events Cup held at the Terry Fox Athletics Facility in the Canadian capital over the weekend (26-27). Read More