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June 29th

Cuba Has Amended Penal Code

The Cuban government has announced it will amend its Penal Code (1987) and Penal Proceedings Law (1977) with a view to bringing a number of legal provisions up to date and placing these in step with the changes that the country’s socio-economic structures Read More

Cuba to send doctors to Saudi Arabia

Cuba will send temporary medical personnel to work in Saudi Arabia under a deal reached this week with Riyadh Read More

June 28th

Two groups of Cuban balseros arrive in Honduras and Cayman Islands

More than 50 Cuban boatpeople were reported to have landed in Honduras and the Cayman Islands earlier this week in another possible sign that increasing number of Cubans are leaving the island. Read More

Cuba Hosts International Conference on Autism

Experts from 25 countries of the world will take part at the First International Conference on Autism and Inclusion, to take place July 2-5, at Havana’s Conventions Hall. Read More

June 27th

Rouhani Stresses Iran-Cuba Friendly Ties

Iranian President-elect Hassan Rouhani underlined the need for the consolidation of the friendly ties between Tehran and Havana. Read More

Cuba Sends Strong Team to Rotterdam

On the heels of an unorthodox National Series season featuring a split campaign, two distinct divisions, drafted reinforcement players, and a rather surprising league champion, Cuban baseball now heads into its annual summer international phase with July visits to Holland Read More

June 26th

EU, Cuba spar with US over 'Havana Club' rum

A bottle of Havana Club rum is displayed outside a local jazz club in Miami Beach August 17, 2006. The European Union and Cuba locked horns with the United States at the World Trade Organization, slamming Washington's long failure to void a trademark law affecting the rum business. Read More

Cuba woos tourists from Qatar, region

Cuba is to launch a series of campaigns to introduce its tourist locations to the Mideast, Cuba’s ambassador to Qatar Ernesto D Plesencia told the Gulf Times yesterday. Read More

June 25th

Cuba drop ex-Olympic champion Robles for World Championships

<br />Dayron Robles, the 2008 Olympic champion and former 110m hurdles world record holder, was axed from the World Championships on Friday after his bitter fallout with Cuba’s athletics federation was not resolved. Read More

Cuba-Bound Flight Departs From Moscow, No Sign of Snowden Aboard

Aeroflot says a Cuba-bound flight for which National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden was registered has departed from Moscow, but he has not been seen on board. Read More