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March 8th

Cuba opens wholesale market for private business

Cuba has opened its first wholesale market to meet the demands of the private sector and state-run companies Read More

March 7th

Silvio Rodriguez Says Goodbye to Chavez

Popular Cuban singer song-writer Silvio Rodriguez, regarded as one the leftwing references in Latin American music, wrote "Hasta siempre, Comandante" in his Twitter account to say goodbye to President Hugo Chavez. Read More

March 6th

Presidents of Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay Remember Hugo Chavez

Hugo Chavez led his people on the path of reivindication and the restoration of dignity for all the countries of the region, said the Presidents of Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay. Read More

March 5th

Cuba decrees mourning for President Chávez's death

The Cuban Government expressed in an official statement its "sincere condolences" to Venezuela for Chávez's death, and declared three days of mourning. Cuba noted that Chávez "accompanied Fidel as an actual son" Read More

Tobacco cuisine on display at Cuba Cigar Festival

A man eats a dessert as he smokes a cigar during a cooking event at the 15th Cigar Festival in Havana, Cuba Read More

Cuba's popular Habano celebrated

Billed as "the largest international gathering of enthusiasts of the best cigar in the world: the Habano," Cuba's 15th annual Cigar Festival began on Tuesday in Havana. Read More

Cuba defeats winless Brazil 5-2 at WBC

Cuba beat Brazil 5-2 on Sunday in its first game of the World Baseball Classic. Read More

Cuba beats Japan, wins Group A

Alfredo Despaigne hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning, helping Cuba defeat two-time defending champion Japan 6-3 Wednesday to finish first in Group A of the World Baseball Classic. Read More

March 3rd

Boxing: Cuba's Abril retains WBA title

A bloodied Richar Abril scored a unanimous decision over Sharif Bogere to retain his World Boxing Association lightweight title on Saturday at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. Read More

March 2nd

Cuba's New Number Two: Will He Survive or Get Stuck in 'The Honey of Power'

The ascension of Miguel Diaz-Canel, to the vice presidency of the Council of State has followed a well-known script, easily detected by analysts and the curious for months. His growing presence in the national media and his having accompanied Raul Castro to the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) Summit, already augured his ascent to the second post of the Cuban elite. Read More