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August 19th

Cubans to World Chess Olympiad in Istambul

The Cuban male and female chess teams to represent the Caribbean island in the 2012 World Chess Olympiad in Istanbul, Turkey were presented today in the Cuban capital. Read More

August 18th

Odrisleisis Pequero Del Sol is theCuban defector from women’s baseball tournament

The Cuban baseball player who disappeared overnight Monday from Edmonton in a suspected attempt to defect is Odrisleisis Pequero Del Sol. Read More

August 17th

Cuba Calls for People's Support to Eradicate Dengue

The Cuban Public Health Ministry (MINSAP) called on Wednesday for the people's support to eradicate the proliferation of the Aedes aegypti mosquito during the summer months Read More

Cuba prosecutors seek seven years for Spain's Carromero

Mr Carromero was driving a car that hit a tree along an unpaved stretch of road in eastern Cuba on 22 July. Read More

Juan-Carlos Formell On JazzSet

Juan-Carlos Formell is a fourth-generation professional musician Read More

Diana Nyad Forced to End 103-Mile Swim

The 62-year-old marathon swimmer tweeted Thursday that she was aiming to begin another crossing of the Florida Straits on Sunday morning. Read More

Circuba 2012 in Havana and Santiago de Cuba this Summer

Artists from 14 countries will participate in the XI Festival Circuba 2012, that will run from August 22 through September 2 in locations both in Havana and Santiago de Cuba cities. Read More

August 16th

Richard Steven Connors. This Illinois Attorney Could Lose His Law License — For Smuggling Cuban Cigars

The New York Law Journal has the story of Richard Steven Connors, an attorney who stands to lose his license over his alleged pursuit of of the perfect smoke (and perhaps a bit of extra cash): Read More

Cuba with over 5 Thousand Kidney Transplants since the 1970s

Some 5 100 kidney transplants have been carried out in Cuba since the 1970s up to date, with survival levels compared to those reached in developed nations Read More

Female Cuban baseball player missing from Edmonton tournament

On Tuesday morning, officials with the International Baseball Federation called Edmonton police after discovering a Cuban player had vanished overnight from Lister Hall, a residence at the University of Alberta where the eight teams competing in the World Cup are staying. Read More