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Cuba convicts ex-officials, workers at joint Canadian nickel concern in corruption probe

A Cuban court has convicted a dozen people of corruption including high-ranking government officials, an executive at a state-run nickel company and workers at a Cuban-Canadian joint concern Read More

Nyad quits swim after storm, jellyfish stings

Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad's latest attempt to swim across the Straits of Florida ended Tuesday morning after severe jellyfish stings and a lightning storm put her off course Read More

Cuba zoo gets ready for Namibian wild animals

The National Zoological Park in Cuba's capital, Havana, is busy preparing for a delivery that it hopes will transform its fortunes: 146 wild animals, donated by the government of Namibia. Read More

Ninth Tropical Depression Forms in Central Atlantic

The ninth tropical depression of the current hurricane season formed in the Central Atlantic, the Institute of Meteorology (INSMET) of Cuba announced today. Read More

Cuba-to-Fla. swimmer Nyad plows on after storm

Swimmer Diana Nyad was back on track and doing well Monday after a night of storms and jellyfish stings roughed up her bid for a record swim from Cuba to Florida. Read More

‘Aire frío’ charts a Cuban family’s despair

Havana’s Argos Teatro gets UM’s celebration of Virgilio Piñera’s work off to an exciting start. Read More

Tourist Arrivals to Cuba Increased in 2012

The arrival of foreign visitors to Cuba grew in the first seven months of 2012, by 5.4 percent, reported the National Bureau of Statistics and Information (ONEI). Read More

Alicia will Release Three Works in Ballet Festival of Havana

Cuba''s National Ballet (BNC) will premiere three works by the prima ballerina, Alicia Alonso, during the 23rd edition of the International Ballet Festival of Havana, to be held from next October 28 to November 7. Read More

Venezuelan state governor: Cuba inefficient at managing ports, food distribution

Hugo Chávez’s government has granted Cuba key concessions in Venezuela’s food distribution system by making the island its purchasing agent abroad as well as its seaport manager — activities that represent a fabulous business for Cuba Read More