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September 22nd

Cuba’s Reforms Shift Focus to Training Skilled Workers

Cuba is working to increase the number of skilled workers in traditional areas like construction and agriculture. Read More

Cuba and Russia Sign Final Protocol of Moscow Business Meeting

The president of Cuba’s Chamber of Commerce Estrella Madrigal and the leader of the entrepreneurial council of Russia’s Avtobaz Company, Eduard Vaino, signed on Friday the final document of the Cuba-Russia entrepreneurial forum Read More

Greenwich High School Band Planning Trip to Cuba

<br />According to the U.S. Department of State, "travel to Cuba by U.S. citizens and permanent residents is restricted by U.S. law and regulations, and travelers generally must obtain a license or qualify for an existing license from the Department of Treasury," which "restrict the activities and transactions in which U.S. citizens and residents may engage while in Cuba." Read More

Cuban Film "Juan of the Dead", on Its Way to Goya Awards

Zombie film Juan of the Dead (2011), by Alejandro Brugues, is Cuba''s candidate for a nomination in the category of Best Latin American Film of the 27th Goya Awards in Spain. Read More

US Nation of Islam leader visits Cuba's Raul Castro

Louis Farrakhan, leader of the US-based Nation of Islam, met with President Raul Castro Thursday to discuss the future of US-Cuban relations Read More

September 21st

Migratory Bird Festival to Be Held in Cuban Corridor

Cuba organized the first festival dedicated to migratory birds, which will be a meeting for ornithologists and nature lovers in western Guanahacabibes peninsula, during October. Read More

Cuban Census Already Registers 46 Percent of all Cuban Households

The Cuba 2012 Population and Housing Census has already registered 46.3 percent of all households on the island since it kicked off four days ago, said Juan Carlos Alfonso, national census director. Read More

Havana’s Historian to Receive Honoris Causa from Cuban Academy of Arts

The University of the Arts on Friday will grant the Honoris Causa degree to Havana City’s Historian Eusebio Leal, in recognition of his work in the restoration and conservation of the historic center of Havana and safeguard of the national heritage. Read More

Cuban Americans Lean Republican, Other Latinos to the Left, Poll Shows

The majority of Latinos favor President Barack Obama over GOP contender Mitt Romney, according to an exclusive Fox News Latino. There is, however, one glaring exception: Cuban Americans. Read More

September 20th

Cuban dissidents end hunger strike, saying state to free opponent

Prominent Cuban dissident Marta Beatriz Roque and 29 others ended an eight-day hunger strike and declared victory on Tuesday when they said Cuban authorities would free a jailed opposition member whose release they had demanded. Read More