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August 31st

Nyad Tries Daunting Cuba-Florida Swim Again

The Florida Strait, a dangerous stretch of sea that is home to sharks, jellyfish, fickle currents and sudden, violent storms, has stubbornly resisted Diana Nyad's repeated attempts to conquer it. Read More

Exhibition by Cuban Artist Opens in Berlin

The exhibition "El Brillo de las momias" (The Brightness of Mummies), a personal exhibition by Cuban artist Nancy Torres, was opened at the Maria Reiche Hall in Berlin. Read More

More Than 85,000 Medical Students to Schools in Cuba

About 85,871 Medical Sciences students will go to school in the 2013-2014 school year that begins in Cuba on Monday, September 2, according to preliminary data Read More

August 30th

Panama says Cuban weapons shipment violates U.N. arms embargo

Cuban weapons found in July aboard a North Korean ship trying to cross the Panama Canal violated United Nations weapons sanctions, Panamanian officials said Read More

August 29th

Cuba's top chess players to compete in US Masters

Cuban chess stars Grandmaster Yunieski Quesada and International Master Ayram Abreu will take part in the 2013 US Masters Championship, which begins Thursday in Greensboro, North Carolina. Read More

U.S.-Cuba talks on direct mail service proposed for next month

Cuba has proposed that a U.S. government delegation visit Havana next month for a second round of talks since June on resuming direct postal services, interrupted for the past 50 years Read More

Cuban newspaper says 1st baseman Abreu defects

An official Cuban newspaper says star first baseman Jose Dariel Abreu has defected to try to play in Major League Baseball. Read More

Cuba official to speak in Helena on Havana restoration

<br /><br />A Cuba official is in Montana to speak about the restoration of Havana's old city center. Read More

Fidel Castro denies Russian claim that Cuba snubbed Edward Snowden

Former president responds to reports in Kommersant newspaper that Cuba bowed to US pressure over NSA Read More