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May 13th

Castro daughter leads Cuba march for gay rights

About 500 people have marched through the Cuban capital to the rhythm of conga drums in an early celebration of the international day against homophobia. Read More

May 12th

Cuba's women's volleyball team to compete in China

The Cuban women's volleyball team will travel to China Monday to compete in the traditional Spring Tournament Read More

Cuba to hold disaster relief drills

Cuba is preparing for a nationwide emergency drill to strengthen official and public response to disasters such as hurricanes, earthquakes and industrial accidents, Cuba's Civil Defense announced Friday. Read More

Cuba looks to further bolster vital tourism sector

Cash-strapped Cuba is looking to further boost its long-vital tourism sector, the crown jewel of which is this famed resort town located 138 kilometers (85 miles) east of Havana. Read More

May 11th

Cuban agent who renounced U.S. citizenship now just a 'Cuban patriot'

A Cuban agent who served 13 years behind bars in the United States for his role in an espionage ring showed off a certificate renouncing his U.S. citizenship on Friday and said he was now just a "Cuban patriot." Read More

Cuba Knows Condom Use Not Enough

<br />According to a survey, one-third of Cubans between the ages of 12 and 49 believe they have little to no chance of getting AIDS. Read More

Cuba and Brazil to strengthen tourism cooperation

“Our philosophy is very simple: come to visit Brazil during the course of the upcoming events we’re preparing. We’ll all be open to praise our main customers: the tourists,” said Brazil’s Tourism minister Gastão Vieira during his keynote speech at the grand opening of the International Tourism Fair (FITCuba 2013) Read More

May 10th

Cuba Aims to Reduce Maternal Mortality Even More

Cuba is working today to reduce the maternal mortality rate, which in 2012 reached one of the lowest figures in history (21.5 per hundred thousand live births) Read More

Cuban blogger Sanchez battles censorship

Yoani Sanchez won the prize for Best Blog at The Bobs awards in 2008, but she wasn't allowed to collect her trophy. Now, she is on a world tour talking about how to overcome censorship Read More

May 9th

Cuban Festival of Orchids Opened

Hundreds of species of flowers and bonsai are exhibited by Cuban institutions and collectors at the opening of the 3rd National Orchid Festival Read More