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August 21st

‘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

August 19th

Cuban ballplayers coming to Boston for Friendship Games Aug. 23-30

Over the past three years, ten American softball teams have been invited to Havana for an annual tournament. But no Cuban team has been allowed to compete on American shores in more than 50 years. Read More

Ecuadorians Benefit with Cuban Product Heberprot-p

The Cuban product Heberprot-p, to cure complaints resulting from diabetes, is welcomed in Ecuador for the results reported by patients with treatment in this South American country. Read More

Dengue Fears in Cuba After Spike in Mosquito Numbers

High mosquito concentrations in Cuba has residents worried as rumors of dengue and yellow fever outbreaks spread. Read More

Defense Team For One of Cuban 5 Files Appeal in U.S. Court

The defense team for Gerardo Hernandez, one of the five Cuban antiterrorist fighters sentenced to long prison terms in the United States, will file an appeal on Monday, Aug 20, to overturn his unjust conviction Read More

Latin American Artists Acclaimed at Rossini Opera Festival

Artists from Cuba, Argentina and Peru were praised by critics at the 33 Rossini Opera Festival (ROF) taking place from August 10 to 23 in Pesaro, northeastern Italy. Read More

Spanish driver in Oswaldo Payá crash to be tried Aug. 31

The Spanish politician accused in the deaths of Cuban dissidents Oswaldo Payá and Harold Cepero will go on trial Aug. 31 on a charge of vehicular homicide Read More