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May 23rd

Cuba Reaches More than a Million Tourists in April

Cuba received more than 1.24 million tourists from January to April 2012 and the number of tourists represents a growth of 5.2 percent of the total international tourism in the world, said the National Statistics Office of Cuba (ONE). Read More

May 22nd

Cuba’s health minister Denounces Unbalanced World Distribution of Health Resources

Regions like Africa and Southeastern Asia, with 37 percent of the world population, bear the highest morbidity levels, that is the proportion of people that get sick in a given site and at a given time, while they only access two percent to the world resources Read More

Repsol has decided to abandon its oil exploration project in Cuba

Repsol has decided to abandon its oil exploration project in Cuba after obtaining negative results in the drilling of Jagüey. Despite starting the session with gains, its shares have lost 1%, in line with the Ibex 35. Read More

Havana Celebrates the 87th Anniversary of Legendary Local Restaurant at Cojimar

One of the most unusual fish and seafood restaurants in the country, La Terraza (The Terrace), in the fishing village of Cojimar, in this capital, celebrates its 87 anniversary while having bonds with the figure of U.S. novelist Ernest Hemingway. Read More

International Underwater Photography Competition FOTOSUB 2012 Start today in Cuba

The International Underwater Photography Event Fotosub 2012 is held today here with the participation of eight countries Read More

Chucho Valdés, Grand Extraordinary Award in Cubadisco 2012 Festival

Cuban musician Chucho Valdes and his band The Afro-Cuban Messengers won the Extraordinary Award of the International Festival Cubadisco 2012 for the CD Chucho´s Steps, of the record label Colibri. Read More

Cuba say good bye to former world champion boxing Douglas Rodriguez

The Cuban fans today said good bye to former world champion boxing Douglas Rodriguez, who died in Havana yesterday at 61 due to a cardiac arrest. Read More

May 19th

Repsol: Exploratory oil well off Cuba comes up dry

An exploratory oil well drilled off the coast of Cuba has proved a failure and will be capped and abandoned Read More

The Final of the 51th Baseball Cuban Series is Industriales vs Ciego de Ávila

The first game of the final series is Sunday at Havana’s Latinoamericano Stadium, the home of Industriales. Read More

Cuban Yarisley Silva Wins Pole Vault Gold at Brazil Grand Prix

Yarisley Silva 4,65 m jump is the new Polevault record at the Grand Prix of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Read More