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July 3rd

Swimmer ends Cuba-Florida try

Endurance swimmer Penny Palfrey has abandoned her effort to become the first woman to swim unassisted from Cuba to the Florida Keys, ending her odyssey after almost 41 hours in the water and about three quarters of the way through the more than 100-mile distance Read More

Cuba oil: Russia to the rescue

Now, Russian state oil companies may be coming to Cuba’s rescue again. Read More

Ahead Of Gay Pride, Cuban Activists Stage Kiss-In

The action comes just days before Cuba holds its second gay pride and was organized by a group called Project Rainbow, which calls itself an "independent and anti-capitalist LGBT group." Read More

July 1st

Marathon swimmer starts long Cuba-U.S. journey

Marathon swimmer Penny Palfrey, a 49-year-old grandmother, dove into the clear waters of the Florida Straits on Friday to try to break her own world record by swimming 103 miles from Cuba to the United States without a shark cage. Read More

Dodgers make statement with deal for Cuban outfielder Yasiel Puig

The Dodgers reintroduced themselves as players in the international market when they agreed to a seven-year, $42-million deal with the 21-year-old who has not played organized baseball in over a year.  Read More

Venezuela to join in oil exploration off Cuba, plans to invest $40 million, official says

Venezuela’s national oil company will join in exploratory drilling for crude in deep waters off Cuba, the company’s president said Read More