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November 29th

Cuba creates biotech-pharma combine

Cuba's government has created a new business group comprising 38 companies involved in the manufacture and sale of medicine and provision of services in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Read More

Alan Gross does not have cancerous lesions

The Cuban government said Wednesday that a biopsy established that U.S. contractor Alan Gross, who is serving a 15-year prison sentence here for subversion, does not have any cancerous lesions. Read More

November 28th

Chavez Says He’ll Return to Cuba Today for Cancer Treatment

Cabello read a letter sent to the National Assembly by Chavez, 58, in which he requested a leave of absence from Venezuela to undergo a “course of therapy.” Chavez, who won re-election in October, had told supporters before the vote that he was cured of cancer after having three surgeries in Cuba since June 2011. Read More

Cuban dissident freed without charges after paying fine

Cuban dissident Antonio Gonzalez Rodiles was released without charges after remaining in detention for 19 days at a Havana police station Read More

Colombian rebels say peace talks going well, negotiators 'on same wavelength'

A senior commander of Colombia's main rebel group said Tuesday that days of intensive peace talks with the government are going well, the clearest signal yet that the half-century-long conflict may eventually be resolved. Read More

UNESCO Director General Praises Cuban Education

The UNESCO Director General, Irina Bokova, praised here today the high quality of the Cuban literacy method Yes I can, while recognized the educational history of the country. Read More

November 27th

Canadian company to supply golf equipment in Cuba

The Canadian firm Roma Caribbean Hotel & Restaurant Supply SA plans to provide equipment and technical assistance to the golf courses to be built in Cuba in the near future, said its president Pat Pontiero. Read More

Convocan a torneo de golf cubano vinculado con habanos

El Ministerio de Turismo (Mintur) de Cuba convocó a la realización en abril próximo de la quinta edición de la Copa de Golf Montecristo prevista para el balneario de Varadero, en el occidente insular. Read More

November 24th

Replica of Ancient Cuban Humidor Attracts World Attention Featured

The replica of a humidor of habanos Hoyo de Monterrey attracts the attention of collectionists and smokers throughout the world, with the exclusive of marketing only 350 pieces. Read More

Cuba to Host Int´l Conference on Impact of Hurricane Sandy

The 6th International Conference on the Comprehensive Management of Coastal Areas, Caricostas, to be held here in May, 2013, will discuss the impact of Hurricane Sandy on the coasts, which are the most vulnerable environments to the effects of climate change. Read More