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August 10th

Foreign business in Cuba: Beware the dangerous embrace

Havana is at the same time attracting and terrifying entrepreneurs. Until this spring, Stephen Purvis had it all. Read More

August 9th

Andy Garcia narrates new documentary featuring stories of Cuba's former political prisoners

Celebrating Life in Union, a new documentary narrated by Andy Garcia, will premiere at the 2012 New York City International Film Festival at Tribeca Cinemas, August 14 at 6: 00p.m. The film unveils the tragedy and brotherhood of a group of former political prisoners from the Cuban Revolution, who fought for, and then were betrayed by their leader, Fidel Castro. Read More

American Aries Merritt Wins 110-Meter Hurdles

American Aries Merritt took the 110-meter hurdles Wednesday night at Olympic Stadium in one of the most hotly contested races of the London Olympics. World record holder Dayron Robles pulled up mid-race with what appeared to be a hamstring pull Read More

Eighteen Cuban migrants land in South Florida on homemade boat with ‘50s Russian car engine

Sixteen men and two women, suspected migrants from Cuba, came ashore early Wednesday morning near West Palm Beach Read More

American men all out as Cuban cruises

The last American male boxer exited the London Games on Tuesday to complete a humiliating first Olympics without a medal for the most decorated nation in the sport as Cuba, Ukraine and Britain added to their tallies. Read More

Cuban Defector to Lead Brandon Ballet

Octavio Martin, who previously danced in the Ballet Nacional de Cuba, is the new artistic director of the Brandon Ballet. Read More

August 8th

US man in prison in Cuba dreams of freedom, going to Cuban baseball game, eating ribs

Gross, imprisoned in Cuba for more than two years would like to see a Cuban baseball game, eat ribs and drink Scotch if and when he gets out of prison, his older sister Monday, Aug. 6, 2012. Read More

Cuba says latest offshore well is not successful

Cuba's hopes for energy independence suffered another blow on Monday when its state oil company said the island's latest offshore oil well was not successful. Read More

Cuban Painters Exhibit their Works in London

Four Cuban artists were granted gold medals in recognition of their participation at a visual arts exhibition organized by Britain and China in the context of London’s Olympics. Read More

Cuba's Elderly Population Tests Economic Reforms

Cuba's labor force is shrinking just when President Raúl Castro's government is struggling to implement reforms that aim to resuscitate an economy long on life support. Read More