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Isaac becomes Cat 1 hurricane near Gulf Coast

Shelters were open for those who chose to stay or missed the chance to get away before the outer bands of the large storm blow ashore ahead of a forecast landfall in southeast Louisiana on Tuesday night or early Wednesday. However, with the exception of some low-lying areas, officials had not ordered mass evacuations. Read More

Cuba says 10 days since last confirmed case of cholera, disease has run its course

Cuba says a cholera outbreak on the island has run its course with more than 10 days since the last confirmed case of the infectious disease. Read More

Cuba has welcomed 2 mn tourists so far this year

Cuba has been visited by 2 million foreign tourists so far in 2012, 5.3 percent more than in the same period of 2011, the Tourism Ministry said. Read More

More than 400 Cuban beaches affected by erosion

A total of 413 Cuban beaches show some signs of erosion, with the coastline retreating at an estimated rate of 1.2 meters (3 feet 11 inches) per year Read More

Cuba Vice President Marino Murillo’s daughter defected and is living in Tampa

Glenda Murillo, daughter of Cuban Vice President Marino Murillo, defected and set dry foot in Texas earlier this month. Read More