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August 11th

Chavez touts tourism venture with Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez announced that he will develop, together with Cuba, a large hotel complex on the Caribbean coast near Caracas, a tourist area left abandoned following the massive flooding that devastated the region in 1999. Read More

First Solar Photovoltaic Energy Park in Cuba in 2012

In a bid to distance itself from its traditional course attached to fossil fuels, Cuba will build its first solar photovoltaic energy park this year Read More

Fans of Partagas Cigars to Meet in Cuba

The famous Cuban cigar brand Partagas will celebrate its 167 anniversary surrounded by its friends and fans from around the world next November. Read More

Cuban Leonel Suarez Wins Bronze Medal in Declathon in London 2012

Cuban Leonel Suárez won his second oplimpic bronze medal today in Declathon during London-2012. Read More

Cuba says tourism income up 12.8 percent in 2011

Cuban authorities report that tourism revenues rose 12.8 percent in 2011, returning to levels from three years earlier as the key sector recovers from losses due to the global financial crisis. Read More

Cuban pole vaulter snaps pole at Olympics

Cuba's Lazaro Borges competes in the men's pole vault qualifications at the athletics event of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Read More

August 10th

Cuba's ban on anti-Castro musicians quietly lifted

Change could be about to hit Cuban radio. After five decades, the government has done away with a blacklist of musicians and singers that had seen dozens of artists banned from the nation's airwaves. Read More

Navigating humanitarian deliveries to Cuba is tricky for Miami terminal operator

International Port Corp., which offers maritime service from the Miami River to Cuba, is finding the Cuban government is picky about which items it will accept in humanitarian shipments. New Cuban Customs fees could also complicate the business. Read More

Britain’s Stalker, Cuba’s La Cruz suffer shock defeats in Olympic boxing quarterfinals

Munkh-Erdene Uranchimeg of Mongolia pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the Olympic boxing tournament Wednesday night, stunning second-seeded light welterweight Tom Stalker of Britain and his home crowd with a 23-22 victory. Read More

Traffic Accidents in Cuba Soar In 1st Half of 2012

<br /> A total of 363 people were killed in Cubas's traffic accidents in the first half of this year, a 13.4 percent increase over the same period last year, official figures showed Wednesday. Read More