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Cuba, Norway main locations for Colombia peace talks

Peace negotiations between the Colombia government and the FARC will be taking place in both Norway and Cuba with representatives from Venezuela and Chile acting as guarantors Read More

Cuba: Private employment now 22 percent of jobs

Twenty-two percent of Cuban workers were employed in non-governmental jobs last year, up from 16 percent in 2010 Read More

Pastors for Peace Caravan Cargo Arrives in Havana

The IFCO/Pastors for Peace 20th anniversary caravan cargo of nearly 100 tons of humanitarian aid has arrived in Cuba Read More

August 30th

New York City To Honor Arsenio Rodriguez - A Master Of The Son Montuno And Innovator Of Salsa Music

Arsenio Rodriguez (born Ignacio Arsenio Travieso) was a blind Cuban bandleader and composer recognized by scholars as the master of style of Afro-Cuban music called son montuno. Read More

Outstanding Cuban ballet teacher passes away

Former Cuban ballet dancer and teacher, Mirta Hermida, passed away in Havana on Wednesday as a result of a heart attack. Read More

Gas station blast injures 31 in Cuba; 5 'grave'

 An explosion ripped through a gas station in the eastern city of Santiago, injuring 31 people, including five seriously Read More

August 30th

Cuba in front of Children's Baseball World Venezuela-2012

Cuban baseball team held today in front of the child Mundialito VII of discipline held in Margarita, Nueva Esparta state, with four wins in five times at ground. Read More

Cubans Present Project at 13th Venice Biennial of Architecture

The Cuban Choy-León architectural project presented their plan for a hotel in downtown Havana, to the 13th Venice Biennial of Architecture Read More

Isaac caused minimal damage in Cuba

As the death toll from Tropical Storm Isaac climbed to 24 in Haiti, work crews in Cuba were sweeping up the debris left behind by the storm, which knocked down four houses and forced nearly 50,000 people from their homes. Read More

National Ballet of Cuba cancels South African tour

The South African tour by Alicia Alonso's National Ballet of Cuba (NBC) was cancelled by the Havana-based company only days before its departure to Joburg. Read More