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July 27th

Cuban Flag Raised at London Olympic Village 2012

To the beat of a cheerful flag-raising ceremony, Cuba and Ecuador hoisted their national flags today at the Olympic Village for the London Games-2012, a few hours before the opening of the games Read More

July 26th

Cuba, Japan To Launch Charter Flights In August

As part of efforts to consolidate the Cuban tourism industry, a new air service between Japan and Cuba was announced Wednesday with two charter flights scheduled for August. Read More

New York man to pay fine for unauthorized 1998 Cuba visit

A New York man agreed on Tuesday to pay a $6,500 fine to settle a long-running dispute with the U.S. Treasury Department over a trip he made to Cuba as an unauthorized tourist 14 years ago. Read More

Cuba to expand non-state economy

Cuba's parliament approved a plan to open up more than 200 additional economic activities to non-state cooperatives as well as a new tax law, but the session ended without action on the liberalization of travel and emigration regulations announced a year ago. Read More

Cardinal praises prominent Cuban dissident at funeral

Cuban Cardinal Jaime Ortega paid tribute to the "clear political vocation" and religious faith of leading dissident Oswaldo Paya at his crowded funeral on Tuesday, days after the prominent anti-communist activist died in a car crash. Read More

July 25th

Oswaldo Payá, Cuban Leader of Petition Drive for Human Rights, Dies at 60

Oswaldo Payá, an eloquent Cuban activist who spent decades trying to build a grass-roots movement that would compel the government of Fidel and Raúl Castro to allow more freedom and human rights, died on Sunday in a car crash in eastern Cuba. He was 60. Read More

Members of Solidarity Caravan Pastor for Peace Arrive in Cuba

More than 60 members of the 23 Pastors for Peace Caravan, which collected hundreds of tons of humanitarian aid in Canada and the United States  arrived in Cuba arrive on Saturday after two decades of the creation of this movement in 1992. Read More

Ian Padron to attend Traverse City Film Festival Feature

The Cuban filmmaker will participate as a judge in the contest which will run from July 31 to August 5. Read More

Cuba is the winner after 14 years of the Haarlem baseball week

<br /> The hard fought game gave Cuba its fifth straight victory after having lost the first two opening round games to Puerto Rico and the USA, the same teams that fell victim to Cuba in the semifinal and final match ups. Read More

Cuban Media Lament Death of cuban painter Vicente Rodriguez Bonachea

Cuban media on Saturday lamented the death of painter and illustrator Juan Vicente Rodriguez Bonachea, one of the most prominent contemporary artists of the island, who died at the age of 55. Read More