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May 27th

Penalty to Ericsson in Panama of $1.75 million over Cuba shipments charge the U.S. Department of Commerce

World number one mobile network equipment maker Ericsson's (ERICb.ST) subsidiary in Panama will pay a $1.75 million penalty to the U.S. Department of Commerce for violating U.S. export restrictions on Cuba Read More

Cuban exports increased 11 percent during the first quarter of 2012

Cuban exports were up 11 percent during the first quarter of 2012, compared with the same period in 2011, due mostly to increased income from tourism and health care services Read More

May 26th

Venezuela: Fiber-optic cable to Cuba is working

An undersea fiber-optic cable that was laid last year between Venezuela and Cuba is working, a Venezuelan government official said Read More

Torrential rains, floods hit Cuba, two people missing

Heavy rains have caused serious flooding in Cuba’s central territory, two people have been reported as missing, while hundreds of others have been evacuated by local authorities. Read More

Armando Hart and Alicia Alonso in a mass for José Martí

The Santo Ángel Custodio Parish, founded in 1690 in this city was the venue selected by Cuban intellectuals and artists to dedicate a mass to José Julián Martí Pérez on the 117th anniversary of his death in combat in Dos Ríos. Read More

Fabian Almizan, Jazz artist is recording Cuban classics

A lot has happened to Almizan in a short period of time, and he tries to incorporate it all into his first recording as a band leader. Read More

French Actor Pierre Richard Films in Cuba

Directed by Patrick Granperret, the feature film "Three Brothers" tells the story of a group of bankers who arrives on the island. <br /> "The father of one of them is my character, said Richard Read More

Cuban Festival La Huella de España is Dedicated to Andalusia

Cuba is the only country in the world that recognizes the input of Spain, and added that blood should not be ignored Read More

May 25th

"Idolo" auction record for Lam, fetched $4.56 million from a South American collector

A painting by Cuban surrealist Wifredo Lam, named for an African Yoruba goddess also worshipped in the Caribbean, led Sotheby's strongest Latin American evening art sale ever on Wednesday night. Read More

Mariela Castro praised Obama's recent statement expressing support for same-sex marriage in the United States

Mariela Castro has been pushing actively for the legalization of gay marriage in Cuba, where homosexuality was repressed for many years Read More