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December 20th

Cuba Presents ALBA Cultural Website Featured

The ALBA Cultural website, titled Cultures of Our America, was presented in this capital, aimed at providing a space for the dissemination of indigenous values and traditions of the region. Read More

Brazilian Donated Rice Arrives in Cuba

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announced today the arrival of 25,000 MT of rice donated by the Government of Brazil, whose transport costs were covered by the Government of Cuba. The Brazilian donated rice will be used to support food-based social protection programmes across Cuba. Read More

The Day Dedicated to San Lazaro

One of the largest celebrations of religious faith on our island is the pilgrimage to the shrine of San Lazaro. Every December 17, the site — located just outside of Havana in the town of Rincon — becomes the home to thousands of people who come to make good on some promise Read More

Cuba’s National Literature Prize Awarded to Leonardo Padura

The distinguished National Book Award was won this year by the renowned storyteller, critic and essayist Leonardo Padura, one of the most widely read and admired Cuban writers on and off the the island today. Read More

Fidel Castro nominated for Cuban parliament seat

Retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro has been nominated for a seat in the country's parliament Read More

December 19th

Iran Boosting Ties with Latin American Countries

Cuba's foreign minister, Bruno Rodriguez has announced that Cuban leader Raul Castro will visit Iran next year. Read More

Member of Napoleon's Imperial Guard Lived in Cuba Featured

A member of Napoleón Bonaparte's Imperial Guard, Second Lieutenant Arnaldo Pellet Gallibert, lived and died in Matanzas, western Cuba. Read More

December 18th

Cuba win their first Caribbean Cup

Cuba celebrated their first Caribbean Cup title with a 1-0 victory over Trinidad and Tobago in St. John’s, Antigua on Sunday. Read More

Fidel Castro nominated for Cuban parliament seat

Retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro has been nominated for a seat in the country's parliament Read More

December 16th

Era ends: Base's last two Cuban commuters retire

For more than a half century, Luis La Rosa and Harry Henry have left their homes before dawn each workday in the communist-run city of Guantánamo, where old American cars rumble past posters of the Castro brothers in a Cold War time warp, climbed into taxis and traveled to the U.S. military base at Guantánamo Bay, where troops shop at a Wal-Mart-like store and eat at McDonald's and Subway. Read More