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February 19th

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

February 17th

Cuba Book Fair 2013

Friday morning, Cuba’s 2013 International Book Fair opened its doors to the public. Read More

Meteor Flies Over Cuba, State Media Reports

On the same day that the world was rocked by news of a meteor soaring over Russia and causing numerous injuries, the country's old Caribbean ally - Cuba - reported its own cosmic appearance Read More

Yoani Sánchez to begin foreign tour in March

Yoani Sánchez, the dissident Cuban blogger who has developed an international following, will begin a series of foreign trips and presentations March 9. Read More

Canada, Cuba look to more economic cooperation

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez gives a press conference in Havana on March 8, 2012. Canada and Cuba have plenty of room for growth in the areas of bilateral trade and cooperation, their top diplomats agreed Saturday, according to Cuban state media. Read More

February 16th

Chavez supporters rejoice after first photos’ release

Supporters of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez displayed new confidence after the government released the first post-surgical photographs of the ailing leader, in which he appears bed-ridden, but smiling in the company of his daughters. Read More

Cuban Carnival Performers Stay in Mexico

Fifteen members of Cuba’s “Guaracheros de Regla” troupe who participated in carnival festivities in the Mexican city of Veracruz, left their hotel and didn’t catch their return flight to Cuba with the rest of the cultural delegation Read More