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February 23rd

Cuban Film Causes an Old Friends Meeting

Cuban filmmaker Gerardo Chijona presented his latest film "Esther en Alguna Parte" (Esther Somewhere) in a conference that gathered a lot of old friends. Read More

February 22nd

Cuba to Change Subsidized Water Rates

Cuba is planning a change in water subsidized rates to ensure the efficient and rational use of this resource, which is an indispensable element to update the country's economic model. Read More

U.S. Lawmakers In Cuba Meet With Raul Castro And Jailed American

U.S. lawmakers confirmed on Wednesday that they visited an American man whose detention and long sentence in Cuba has hampered efforts to improve ties between the countries, but they gave no details on his condition or what was said. Read More

Cuba: More than 200 Canines in Pan-American Dog Show

More than 200 Cuban dogs and about 20 foreigners will participate in the II Pan-American Dog Show, informed today the spokeswomen of the Cynology Federation of Cuba, Caridad Linares. Read More

February 21st

Cuba Gov. Supporters Intercept Yoani Sanchez at Event in Brazil

Reports in last night from Bahia, Brazil state that Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez was met by a pro-Cuban government protest when she tried to attend a premiere of a documentary film in which she was one of the main interviewees. Read More

Cuba Beats Australia at Baseball Classic Preparatory Meet

Cuba beat Australia 5 to 3 at the preparatory meet held in Taichung, China Taipei, prior to the 3rd World Classic Championship, slated for March. Read More

Taipei Defeats Cuba in Its First Tune-up Game for WBC III

The Cuban baseball team fell six runs to five against China Taipei during the first stop of its preparation for the third World Classic, in the city of Taichung. Read More

February 20th

Maykel Reyes scores twice in 2nd half for Cubans

Maykel Reyes scored twice in the second half as Cuba defeated Canada 2-1 on Monday in the opening day of the tournament. Read More

U.S. lawmakers in Cuba to see Raul Castro, jailed contractor Gross

A seven-member delegation of U.S. lawmakers arrived in Cuba on Monday in the latest effort to move forward political relations that have been at a standstill since U.S. government contractor Alan Gross was imprisoned there in 2009. Read More

February 19th

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