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August 29th

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

August 28th

Cuba Second in U-15 World Baseball Championship

Despite reaching the finals undefeated, Cuba finished second the World Baseball Championship Under 15 after being defeated by Venezuela in the last game of a series that took place in Chihuahua, Mexico. Read More

Tropical Storm Isaac's plodding pace through the Gulf of Mexico

Tropical Storm Isaac's plodding pace through the Gulf of Mexico means the slow moving storm could punish coastal areas with up to 36 hours of tropical winds and 10 to 16 inches of rain, Louisiana's Gov. Bobby Jindal warned today. Read More

Colombian rebels, government meet in Cuba

Colombian rebels and the government met in Cuba to discuss the possibility of peace talks, current and former government sources said Monday. Read More

Obama Halts American Trips to Cuba

Until recently, Americans could travel to Cuba as part of academic, religious or research groups. But according to travel writers for USA Today and other major newspapers, government approval for such trips has come to a halt. Read More

Isaac Moves Away, Rains Persist in Cuba

Tropical Storm Isaac moves over the Gulf of Mexico with maximum sustained winds of 100 kilometers per hour, but rains persist in Cuba, the Institute of Meteorology (INSMET) reported. Read More