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MEDICC Review Publishes Special Issue: Cuba Tackles Diabetes

MEDICC Review’s special issue, “Cuba Tackles Diabetes”, contributes to the global body of evidence for tackling this epidemic chronic disease. Cuba has the lowest diabetes mortality rate in the Americas. Read More

Cuba Writer Seeks Support Against Criminal Case

A little-known Cuban writer and blogger sentenced to five years in prison for domestic violence has been campaigning for weeks to convince others that the charges are politically motivated, accusing fellow intellectuals of staying silent for fear of reprisals. Read More

Tour operator says Tampa-Cuba flights need more promotion

<br /><br />Bill Hauf, Island Travel &amp; Tours Ltd. owner, says the Tampa-Cuba flight ads will benefit Tampa International. It took nearly three years to win federal approval for charter flights between Tampa International Airport and Cuba. Read More

Raul Castro, Former Brazil's President Lula Tour Port Facilities

Cuban President Raul Castro and former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva toured areas of the port facilities at Mariel, in the western province of Artemisa. Read More

Exclusive: Cuba ready to end 50 year ban on professional boxing

Cuba is ready to ditch a draconian rule preventing boxers turning professional which has lasted more than 50 years so they can sign up to join the International Boxing Association's (AIBA) World Series of Boxing (WSB) and AIBA Pro Boxing (APB). Read More

Chavez Ally Travels to Cuba to See Ailing Leader

The president of Venezuela's National Assembly traveled to Cuba on Thursday to visit President Hugo Chavez, who is recovering on the island more than seven weeks after undergoing cancer surgery. Read More

Prominent Blogger-Dissidents Receive Contradictory Results on Visa Petitions

Famed Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez, who for years has asked for permission to temporarily leave Cuba, was finally granted her wish. Read More