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November 27th

Cuban Mission in US Halts Consular Services

Cuba's mission to the United States said it has been forced to halt nearly all consular services effective Tuesday because the bank that handled its accounts was severing the relationship, and diplomats have been unable to find another with which to do business. Read More

Cuba's Catholic Church calls for accelerated reforms

Cuba's Catholic Church urged the government Tuesday to move more swiftly on reforming the communist-ruled island's Soviet-style economy. Read More

Cuban Tourism Promotion Caravan Reaches Ecuador

The Cuban tourism promotion caravan Autentica Cuba, or Authentic Cuba, arrived in this capital Monday as part of the Cuban Tourism Ministry's strategy of among Ecuadorian tour operators. Read More

Cuba's telecoms company to allow self-employed workers

Cuba will allow self-employed workers at the country's telecoms monopoly, Etecsa Read More

November 26th

Cuba, Russia discuss energy cooperation

Cuba’s President Raul Castro met with the head of Russia’s state-owned oil company Rosneft to discuss deepening cooperation in the energy sector Read More

Cuba hosted int’l conference to free Cuban Five

Family members of the Cuban Five political prisoners and René González address participants in Ninth Colloquium for the Freedom of the Cuban Five Read More

Foreign trade minister touring Brasil to pitch Mariel

Continuing his global road show for the Mariel Special Development Zone, Foreign Trade Minister Rodrigo Malmierca is heading a Cuban delegation that is touring Brazil’s industrial hot spots to draw attention of manufacturers Read More

Cuba Produces 65 percent of Pharmaceuticals demanded by the Population

Cuba currently counts on good availability of medications with 65 percent of drugs being produced in the country thanks to local research and scientific development, said the head of the National Pharmaceutical Services Read More

Cuba Hosts Physical Activity and Sport Convention, AFIDE-2013

The 5th International Convention of Physical Activity and Sport, AFIDE-2013, will open today with a cultural gala dedicated to children and the elderly Read More

November 23rd

B.C.-based pop-rocker Alex Cuba nabs third Latin Grammy (with video)

The Cuban-born artist (real name: Alexis Puentes) nabbed the award Thursday night at a ceremony held in Las Vegas. Read More