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February 5th

UNESCO Assistant Director-General to Visit Cuba

UNESCO Assistant Director-General Qian Tang will visit Cuba, February 3 through 5, to participate in the international "Pedagogy 2013" conference, the island's Ministry of Foreign Affairs is reporting Read More

Cuba’s Danza del Alma Company

The Danza del Alma contemporary dance company, under the direction of choreographer Ernesto Alejo, performed the work “El Camino” on January 25, 26 and 27 at the National Theater. Read More

Cuba holds military exercises against possible US aggression

Cuba's armed forces on Saturday began holding military exercises aimed at preparing the Communist-ruled <br /><br />island to defend itself against any possible attack from the United States Read More

February 3rd

Daring skyscraper climber eyes iconic Havana hotel

The daredevil climber nicknamed "Spider-Man" is famous for scaling the world's tallest skyscrapers without a safety line. Read More

February 3rd

The Paradoxes of Cuban Immigration

The opening of Cuba immigration policy could be a mortal blow to the Cuban Adjustment Act, the US law that grants residency to all Cubans who step onto American soil, under the assumption that they fled communism. Read More

Gentrification in Cuba? The Contradictions of Old Havana

Strolling down the narrow boutique-lined streets on a recent Saturday afternoon, admiring the stunningly refurbished colonial facades and elbowing streams of tourists, we could have been in Soho or any other upscale urban shopping district—but for the colorful laundry hanging from upper-story balconies and the kids of all skin tones racing through the central plaza. Read More

February 1st

MEDICC Review Publishes Special Issue: Cuba Tackles Diabetes

MEDICC Review’s special issue, “Cuba Tackles Diabetes”, contributes to the global body of evidence for tackling this epidemic chronic disease. Cuba has the lowest diabetes mortality rate in the Americas. Read More

Cuba Writer Seeks Support Against Criminal Case

A little-known Cuban writer and blogger sentenced to five years in prison for domestic violence has been campaigning for weeks to convince others that the charges are politically motivated, accusing fellow intellectuals of staying silent for fear of reprisals. Read More

Tour operator says Tampa-Cuba flights need more promotion

<br /><br />Bill Hauf, Island Travel &amp; Tours Ltd. owner, says the Tampa-Cuba flight ads will benefit Tampa International. It took nearly three years to win federal approval for charter flights between Tampa International Airport and Cuba. Read More

Raul Castro, Former Brazil's President Lula Tour Port Facilities

Cuban President Raul Castro and former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva toured areas of the port facilities at Mariel, in the western province of Artemisa. Read More