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July 29th

Russian navy chief says his country is studying a base in Cuba

A statement by the head of the Russian navy that his country is considering establishing a naval facility in Cuba underlined the warming relations between the former Cold War allies but sparked little initial concern in the United States. Read More

July 28th

Russia Seeks Naval Bases in Cold War Allies Cuba, Vietnam

Russia is in talks to set up naval bases in former Cold War allies Cuba and Vietnam as President Vladimir Putin undertakes the country’s biggest military overhaul since the Soviet era. Read More

Cuban lawmakers met to consider Castro's reforms

Cuba's National Assembly gathered Monday for one of its twice-a-year legislative sessions, with the country's economic reform plans, a new tax system and budgetary issues front and center on the agenda. Read More

Cuba Closes ‘Street Opera’ Project

One-hundred and thirty Cuban families have lost their source of income due to the closing of the “El Cabildo” cultural project, where they had worked putting on a regular musical show that mixed opera, zarzuela (Spanish musical comedy), rock, pop and Cuban rhythms – including those of African religions. Read More

Triathlon: American Olympic dream rooted in Cuba

For Huerta, competing in London represents a down payment on a larger debt owed to the country that took in his grandmother, when she fled Cuba in a mass emigration in 1980 known as the Mariel boatlift. Read More

Cuban police told Paya widow he died from a head trauma in single-car accident

The widow of leading Cuban dissident Oswaldo Payá Sardiñas Wednesday said a police investigator told her he died from a head trauma in a single-car accident, but gave her no evidence and declared that “the revolution does not murder anyone.” Read More

July 27th

Cuba successfully test drives biofuel vehicle

Cuba has successfully tested vehicle biofuel, using it to drive an automobile 1,500 kilometres (930 miles), state media reported<br> Read More

Cuba Elects New Vice President of Parliament

Member of Parliament Ana María Mari Machado was elected for the post of Vice President of the National Assembly of the People´s Power of Cuba (Parliament) in the wake of approval of the release because of illness of Jaime Crombet from the post. Read More

Terral, first hotel with cuban design

Terral is the first hotel of its kind located on Malecón (Havana’s waterfront), just on the corner with Lealtad street in the Centro Habana municipality. Facing the so-called portal of the city Read More

No Libya solution in Cuba, but ready to talk to U.S.: Castro

Cuban President Raul Castro accused the United States on Thursday of seeking an overthrow of the Cuban government similar to Arab Spring countries, while reiterating his government's willingness to negotiate with its decades old foe. Read More