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Leonardo Padura Wins Cuba Literary Award

A 58-year-old author from the poverty-stricken Havana neighborhood of Mantilla has just won Cuba’s National Literary Award. Leonardo Padura was awarded that distinction in a context of social and institutional transformations that are changing the face of the island. Read More

Cuba Reaches in 2012 Greater Rice Production in History

Cuba reached in 2012 its greater rice production in history, with figure of 315,000 tons ready for consumption, which helped to reduce imports, the national press reported today. Read More

Cuban Mojito is the Favorite Cocktail in France

The mojito, a Cuban cocktail made with rum, sugar, lime and mint, is the most popular drink in French bars and restaurants, according to a study published Monday. Read More

Venezuela's Chavez makes surprise return from Cuba

<br /><br />Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez made a surprise return from Cuba on Monday, more than two months after surgery for cancer that has jeopardized his 14-year rule of the South American OPEC nation. Read More

Dissident blogger allowed to leave Cuba

Yoani Sanchez, a Cuban blogger and fierce critic of the governments of Raul and Fidel Castro, embarked on a long-denied trip abroad Sunday. Read More