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March 25th

Key US decision on Cuba terror-designation coming

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry must decide within a few weeks whether to advocate that President Barack Obama should take Cuba off a list of state sponsors of terrorism, a collection of Washington foes that also includes Iran, Syria and Sudan. Read More

March 23rd

Illegal Cuban migrants slip from Turks into Miami

Sixteen illegal Cuban migrants have slipped out of the Turks and Caicos Islands as mysteriously as they arrived, and at least a dozen have been delivered to Miami by what authorities suspect is a people-smuggling ring. Read More

Conspicuous consumption comes to post-reform Cuba

Nowadays, it is no longer unusual to see BMWs or Mercedes cars cruising along Havana's gritty streets, including many high-end vehicles bearing the tell-tale yellow license plates belonging to Cubans. Read More

Havana diplomats at UN try to block Yoani Sanchez news conference

Cuban blogger Yoani. Sanchez, who is currently on a world tour, says she expects, at least initially, to be protected upon her return to Cuba, but admits that she is "afraid every day of my life." Read More

Afro-Cuban jazz artist Bebo Valdes dies in Sweden

Cuban-born musician Bebo Valdes, a respected figure in the Afro-Cuban jazz genre, died Friday in Sweden, sources close to the artist told Efe. He was 94. Read More

Professional Boxing Returning To Cuba After 50-Year Ban

<br />It’s easy to see how the professional world of boxing – with promoters and big pay days – wouldn’t really mesh with communism. Read More

Cubans Mourn Death of Pitcher Yadier Pedroso

Cuban Baseball mourns the death of the pitcher Yadier Pedroso Gonzalez, who was part of the national team to the III World Classic, and died here victim of a traffic accident the night of March 16. Read More

March 10th

Cuba Made Great Strides In Gender Equality, But Faces Challenges, Report Says

A lot of countries could learn a thing or two about guaranteeing women’s rights from Cuba. Read More

Cuba moves toward wholesale for small businesses

Cuba is shuttering a state-run company that supplied government businesses at wholesale and is replacing it with a new entity that will also work with the growing ranks of private entrepreneurs and independent cooperatives. Read More

March 8th

Netherlands beats Cuba 6-2 in 2nd round of WBC

Jonathan Schoop hit a three-run homer to lead the Netherlands over Cuba 6-2 Friday in the second round of the World Baseball Classic Read More