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September 14th

Cuban packages biogas in plastic bags for domestic use

A Cuban farmer has devised a method for packaging biogas in plastic bags to facilitate domestic use of the fuel Read More

Eme Alfonso on World Cafe

All month, World Cafe invites listeners to discover the music of Havana, Cuba with the series Sense of Place. Read More

Over 81,000 Diabetes Patients Treated with Heberprot-P

More than 81,000 diabetes patients from some 20 countries have been treated with Heberprot-P, a medicine developed by Cuba, considered as the only alternative to prevent amputation of limbs in people with terminal diabetic injuries. Read More

25 Cuban Dissidents Launch a Hunger Strike

This Monday several Cuban dissidents started a hunger strike which has already been joined by 25 people throughout the country. Read More

Cuban diplomat says her country ready to discuss fate of imprisoned American Alan Gross

A senior Cuban diplomat said Wednesday her country is prepared to negotiate a solution in the case of a jailed American contractor, but is awaiting a U.S. response. Read More

September 13th

Former Cuban ballet dancers bring expertise to Brandon Ballet

When Octavio Martín, a former principal dancer with the Cuban National Ballet, and his wife defected to the United States in 2005, they feared they might never dance again. Read More

U.S. clamps down on Cuba tours

Some "people-to-people" trips canceled after U.S. government rules on travel to Cuba are tightened. Read More

Wife visits U.S. prisoner in Cuba

The wife of imprisoned American Alan Gross said Tuesday she had returned from a trip to Cuba to see her husband and feared he would not survive his long incarceration. Read More

Cuba announces measures to save agricultural cooperatives

The Cuban government has approved a package of measures to rescue the system of autonomously managed farming cooperatives known as UBPCs, which cultivate 28 percent of the nation's arable land. Read More

September 12th

Another Guantánamo prisoner death highlights Democrats' hypocrisy

With closing Guantánamo given up as a lost cause, Obama's policy has moved onto assassination rather than detention Read More