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Alan Gross made a new appeal to Cuban authorities to allow him to return to the United States for a visit to meet his sick mother

Gross was arrested in Havana in December 2009 for his work in a semi-covert U.S. program promoting political change by increasing Internet access in Cuba and later sentenced to 15 years in prison. Read More

The mastermind of 9/11 will appear before a military judge at a U.S. naval base in Guantánamo, Cuba

Prosecutors are seeking to convict Mohammed, who is to enter court today for the first time since 2008, and four others for their roles in a conspiracy that used hijacked passenger planes to destroy the World Trade Center in Manhattan Read More

Private business is the hope for the New Cuba's economy

Socialism has been Cuba's official economic policy for more than a half-century, and some 85 percent of the Cuban workforce is employed by the state. Read More

Cuban pianist Omar Sosa coming home to Bay Area

Sosa returns to the Bay Area on Sunday afternoon to kick off the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival with his Afreecanos Quartet featuring tenor saxophonist-percussionist Peter Apfelbaum, electric bassist Childo Tomas and drummer Marque Gilmore. Read More

Exit of Cuban National Ballet in Shanghai

The Cuban National Ballet Company has scheduled other shows in the Chinese cities of Shanghai and Guangzhou, until May 4, where they will be dancing Swan Lake, choreographed by Alonso after Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov. Read More