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January 4th

Election of Deputies to the Cuban Parliament in February

Cuban authorities work in the preparations for the election next February to choose the 612 deputies to Parliament, said the president of the National Electoral Commission (CEN), Alina Balseiro. Read More

Cuba Ends 2012 with 4.6 Infant Mortality Rate

Cuba ended 2012 with an infant mortality rate of 4.6 percent per 1,000 live births, the lowest rate of America Read More

Cuban Council of Elder Priests of Ifa

The 25 key positions that were requested were carried out. In all cases the responses from the deities were quite satisfactory.<br /><br />On December 30, 2012, sacrifices were made to the deities as determined in the pre-opening ceremony.<br /><br />Those ceremonies were held at the “Yoruba Cultural Association of Cuba.” Read More

New Tax Regime Enters Into Force In Cuba

Cuba's new tax regime became effective on January 1, 2013, following the enactment of the nation's new tax code. Read More

Colombia Negotiator Says Cuba Offers Better Conditions for Peace Talks with Guerrillas

Humberto de la Calle, head of Colombia's government negotiation team, arrives for a press conference on the sidelines of peace talks with the Revolutionary Armed Forces, or FARC, in Havana, Cuba. Read More

January 1st

Swimmer To Take Cuba To U.S. Challenge

Many people will set one or two modest goals for the year of 2013, but a 27-year-old woman is setting a New Years Resolution that isn’t so common, and it’s all to benefit a good cause. Read More

Cuba’s Parliament and the Issue of Race

The issue of race was raised before the Cuban Parliament for the first time in November 20, 2011, when UNEAC’s Aponte Commission presented the “Report on the Racial Problem in Cuba” to the members of Education Committee. Read More

VP Congratulates Cuba on Anniversary of Revolution Victory

Iranian First Vice-President Mohammad Reza Rahimi felicitated Cuban President Raul Castro on the 54th anniversary of the victory of the Cuban revolution. Read More

Spaniard Jailed in Cuba Flies Home to Finish Term

A Spaniard sentenced in Cuba to prison for the death of a prominent dissident arrived back in Spain on Saturday to serve the rest of his four-year term after an agreement between the two governments. Read More

Cuba Recalls 160 Anniversary of Jose Marti''s Birth with Cantata

Several choirs will gather here in a cantata on January 28, as homage for the 160th anniversary of the birth of the Cuban intellectual and leader of the independence war José Martí (1853-1895). Read More