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August 26th

Youth from India, Bhutan, Sri Lanka to Study Medicine in Cuba

Filled with hopes and in early appreciation for Cuba, Nine youth from India, Bhutan and Sri Lanka, who will study Medicine in that Caribbean country met with Cuban diplomats in New Delhi to learn about their future adoptive homeland. Read More

Renowned Cuban Bassist Charles Flores Dies

Charles Flores, one of Cuba’s most respected bassists, died of cancer on August 23rd in Hartford, Connecticut (United States of America). Read More

Isaac Flooding Hispaniola; Cuba Next

With Isaac already responsible for triggering significant flooding across Puerto Rico, torrential rainfall is now pouring down across Hispaniola and will spread to Cuba, the Bahamas and Jamaica. Read More

Mississauga man tourist found dead in Cuba

A Mississauga family is seeking answers after 22-year-old Horace “Odaine” Lumley was found dead this week at a Cuban hotel. Read More

August 25th

Isaac forecast: Storm could hit as hurricane near Pensacola, Fla.

But landfall wouldn't be until next Wednesday, so there's still considerable uncertainty about the projection. Tropical storm Isaac could affect Tampa before then, but that's still uncertain, too. Read More

Yoenis Cespedes: Baseball is the easy part

Many people might find it strange or unusual, but simply reaching the majors and adjusting to the pitching has been the easiest part of adapting to life in the United States. After all, baseball is the same in every country and category, no matter where it is, but when the game ends that's when the hard part begins. Read More

Number of women in Cuban gov't posts increasing

The number of women serving in government posts increased in the past two years in Cuba, where females now hold around 45 percent of the seats in parliament Read More

U.S. puts the brakes on American trips to Cuba

Authorized by President Obama last year as a way to boost Americans' engagement with everyday Cubans despite a five-decade U.S. trade embargo, "people-to-people" programs to the communist island have been put on hold. Read More

Honduras, Cuba Ink Maritime Border Treaty

Honduras and Cuba on Tuesday signed a maritime border treaty to define the boundaries of their territorial waters, the Honduran Foreign Ministry announced. Read More

August 24th

Tropical Storm Isaac moving westward toward Cuba; threat to Florida, GOP convention unclear

Tropical Storm Isaac has formed in the Atlantic and could threaten South Florida and the Republican National Convention in Tampa next week, forecasters said Tuesday evening. Read More