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September 29th

Cuba Will Let Athletes Sign With Foreign Leagues

It will be up to the U.S. government to decide whether a new wave of Cuban baseball players can quickly make their way to the major leagues. Read More

The Latin Grammys Are Making Cuba Loosen Its Grasp on the Media

Cuba's Trabajadores newspaper announced the entire list of Cubans nominated for the Latin Grammys, and included even those artists living in exile, ending a long history of ignoring those in exile, according to the Miami Herald. Read More

Rev. Jackson in Cuba, hopes to see jailed American

Jackson says he is in town for talks with religious leaders about their concerns for the poor, and peaceful relations between Cuba, the United States and the rest of the Caribbean. Read More

September 28th

Cuba Has New Bottled Water Plant

With the opening in the eastern province of Guantánamo of a new factory for the production of bottled water, Cuba “could gain a place in the Caribbean basin market,” Read More

September 27th

Cuba''s Largest Mass Organization Begins Congress

The Committees for the Defense of the Revolution (CDR), the largest mass organization in Cuba, begin its 8th Congress at the Conference Center in Havana. Read More

Santiago Pedroso, 1992 Phila. murder suspect, found in Philippines by the FBI

The FBI has captured fugitive Santiago Pedroso in the Philippines, 20 years after he allegedly gunned down his wife's friend in a crowded U.S. restaurant. Read More

Cuba to compete in South American Skating Open

Cuba`s National Commissioner of Skating David Mesa said the Cuban delegation includes Leyda Diaz and Daniel Cubelo in artistic roller skating and Antonio Garcia and Guillermo Munoz in speed skating. Read More

Young Cuban baseball pitcher believed to have left the island

A promising young Cuban pitcher failed to show up for training this week and was widely believed to have left the island Read More

September 26th

Oscar Espinosa Chepe, Cuban Economist and Critic of Castro, Dies at 72

Oscar Espinosa Chepe, a high-ranking Cuban economist and diplomat who became a vocal critic of Fidel Castro in the 1990s but chose to remain in Cuba, despite enduring harassment and imprisonment, died on Monday in Madrid, where he was undergoing medical treatment. He was 72. Read More

Cuba OKs rules on commercial zone at Mariel Port

Cuba has approved tax exemption rules for a special commercial zone at a massive port under construction west of Havana, in hopes of luring more foreign investment as the country tries to lift its economy with a series of reforms. Read More