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South African medical students in Cuba may be deported

THE government was unable to meet the demands of South African medical students in Cuba who embarked on an illegal strike earlier this month, and a process of deportation would start "if indeed we cannot meet one another", the Department of Higher Education and Training said Read More

Award Proposed for Cuban Émigré Actor

Filmmaker Ian Padron on Tuesday proposed the granting of the National Film Award to Cuban actor Reynaldo Miravalles, a Miami resident since 1994 and currently visiting the island Read More

Cuba's new heir apparent has big shoes to fill and even bigger problems to fix

Miguel Diaz-Canel has five years to get started and a lot of work to do. Read More

Cuba Says Cigar Sales $416 Million Last Year

Cuban cigar sales rose last year despite the ongoing economic crisis in some of the most important European markets including No. 1 buyer Spain, state-run tobacco company officials Read More

Cuban Tourist Attractions to be Present in Colombia

Cuban tourist attractions will be exhibited at the 32nd Tourist Fair Anato 2013, scheduled for Feb.27-March 1st in Corferias, Bogota, Colombia, according to an official communiqué. Read More

Mexico Pays Posthumous Tribute to Actress Carmen Montejo

The National Institute of Fine Arts in Mexico paid tribute to the first Cuban-born Mexican actress Carmen Montejo, who died at age 87. Read More

Cuba begins transition to a new generation of leaders

Cuban President Raúl Castro said Sunday he will retire in five years and anointed 52-year-old Miguel Diaz-Canel as his new No. 2, signaling the start of a long and desperately awaited transition to a younger leadership in the communist ruled-island. Read More

Pablo Milanes to Tour Colombia with Daughter

Cuban singer Pablo Milanes will tour several Colombian cities in April, said his daughter, Lynn Milanes, who will accompany him in those concerts. Read More