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July 12th

Cuban government: Cholera outbreak under control

A Cuban government official claims the cholera outbreak in eastern Granma province is under control. Read More

July 11th

Cuba Announces Haarlem Baseball Team

The Cuban Baseball Federation announced on Tuesday the 24-player team that will leave for Holland on Wednesday to play at the Haarlem Baseball Week tournament vs. Puerto Rico, USA, Japan, Chinese Taipei and the host Netherlands. Read More

IPC Announces New Direct Shipment Service From Miami Direct to Cuba

Commencing July 11, 2012 at 12 pm Eastern Time, International Port Corp (IPC), via CubaPACK, will begin offering the only weekly, OFAC- and US Department of Commerce-licensed, direct maritime humanitarian shipment service from the Miami River Port, USA to the Port of Havana, Cuba. Read More

Cuba to boost economy by expanding private cooperatives

The Cuban government is "studying" the possibility of loosening the reins on private cooperatives, hoping to bring diversity into its economy that is currently dominated by state-run enterprises Read More

Cuba Cholera Outbreak Contained So Far: Official

A cholera outbreak in Cuba blamed for at least three deaths has been mostly contained so far to the eastern city of Manzanillo and surrounding towns Read More

Cuba's Raul Castro winding down Vietnam visit

Cuban President Raul Castro paid his respects to late Vietnamese President Ho Chi Minh on Monday, laying a wreath of flowers at his mausoleum as he wrapped up a four-day state visit. Read More

July 10th

Viengsay Valdes Dazzles the Dominican Public

Viengsay Valdes, prima ballerina of Cuba’s National Ballet Company (BNC) received standing ovations during her presentation in the 6th Benefit Gala of Dance Stars, held in the Dominican Republic over the weekend. Read More

Cuban Diabetic Foot Pharmaceutical to Test in European Union

Cuba will begin clinical tests in the European Union of a locally-produced pharmaceutical to treat diabetic foot ulcers, a specialist announced in Havana. Read More

Cuba claims Game 4 against Team USA

The USA Baseball Collegiate National Team couldn't find an answer for Cuban starting pitcher Freddy Alvarez who struck out eight and allowed just two hits in 7.1 innings to lead Cuba to a 5-2 win on Sunday afternoon at Latin American Stadium. Read More

Cuba with the bronze, tears for Bulgaria at FIVB World League Volleyball Championship

Cuba poured tears over Sofia, leaving hosts in the fourth place of the 2012 World League. The Cubans managed to win a thrilling five-setter 3-2 (25-18, 19-25, 23-25, 25-23, 15-12) to claim a podium finish. Ten thousand Bulgarian spectators almost felt the bronze in their hands but their dream was cut short in the end. Read More