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February 10th

Telesur news channel gives Cubans glimpse of world

There have been some strange sights on Cuban TV sets recently. Read More

February 9th

Cuba’s authorities become more friendly to Church

<br /><br />The authorities of Cuba have allowed the Roman Catholic Church to build a new cathedral in the city of Santiago de Cuba in the memory of Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to Cuba last year. Read More

Colombian rebels ready to free 3 captives, say peace talks going well

Colombia's main rebel group says it is prepared to release a soldier and two policemen kidnapped last month. Read More

Cuba’s Ladies in White chief gets passport, plans Europe trip; 2nd dissident told can’t travel

<br /><br />Cuban authorities granted a passport Friday to the leader of a protest group that received the European Union’s top human rights prize in 2005, even as another, lesser-known dissident reported being told she will not be allowed to leave the country. Read More

February 6th

Fidel Castro makes surprise appearance in Cuba

Stooped and using a cane, Cuba's revolutionary leader Fidel Castro has taken the country by surprise by turning out to vote in legislative elections, after a three-month absence from public view. Read More

French 'Spider-Man' scales Cuba hotel for Castro

HAVANA: French "Spider-Man" Alain Robert on Monday scaled the facade of the iconic Hotel Habana Libre in the Cuban capital, in what he said was a show of support for revolutionary leader Fidel Castro. Read More

Cuba - Investing In Biotechnology To Battle Cancer

The Cuban government has made a substantial investment in biotechnology in a drive to battle cancer, the country's second leading cause of death, after cardiovascular disease. Read More

Boxing: Cuba close to historic decision: boxing chief

Amateur boxing supremo Dr Ching-Kuo Wu told AFP he is confident that Cuba are about to make an historic decision and agree to field a team in the World Series of Boxing (WSB) which would see them given the chance to earn money. Read More

Cuba Willing To Advance in Bilateral Relations With US

The Cuban Goverment made clear today its willingness to work with the Obama administration as to improve the bilateral relation. Read More

February 5th

Cuban Competitor Selected in World Competition Habanosommelier

The bartender Pedro Tejeda was selected as Cuba's representative at Habanosommelier XII International Competition to be held in the capital later this month, as part of the XV Habano Festival, according to official sources. Read More