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November 21st

Four foreigners were sentenced in Cuba for child abuse

A Canadian, an Indian and two Italians were sentenced to prison in Havana for having sex with minors in Cuba. In addition two other foreigners are awaiting trial and 13 Cubans have been convicted on this. Read More

"Bailando" by Enrique Iglesias, Descemer Bueno and Gente de Zona was the Best song of the year at the Latin Grammy 2014

The Latin Grammy awards smiled at Cubans Descemer Bueno and Gente de Zona, who along with the Spanish Enrique Iglesias took home three awards for the categories of Best Song of the Year, Best urban song and Best urban interpretation. Read More

November 20th

Cuban doctor in Sierra Leone diagnosed with Ebola

An official letter from the Ministry of Public Health of Cuba indicates that on November 16, Dr. Felix Baez Sarria, located in Sierra Leone facing the epidemic of Ebola, who had already treated patients with this virus, began suffering fever of 38 and 39 degrees, with no other symptoms. Read More

Sanctioned Cuban taekwondo for unethical behavior

Cuban taekwondo Glenhis Hernandez, World Champion, has been suspended from official competitions for one year for making an obscene gesture on Monday during the awarding of the 73kg in the Central American and Caribbean Games. Read More

Started today Havana Oncology Congress 2014

Havana Oncology Congress 2014 was inaugurated today at the Conventions Palace in Havana, attended by leading researchers, doctors and other specialists from Europe, Asia and Latin America. Read More

Medical Students from Equatorial Guinea will finish sixth year in Havana

A group of 35 students from the Faculty of Medicine of the city of Bata, Equatorial Guinea, left to Cuba where they will end the sixth year of their studies. The aforementioned faculty was created in 2000 in collaboration with Cuban government. Read More

Road accidents have claimed more than 500 lives this year

Committed indiscipline and irresponsibility on the road claimed the lives of more than 500 Cubans in traffic accidents between January and September this year. Compared to the same period in 2013, there are 29 deaths more in 2014. Read More

Injured Cuban athlete Mabel Gay

Mabel Gay, Cuban triple jumper, cannot participate in the athletics competition of the XXII Central American and Caribbean Games in Veracruz, because of an injury in the pubic bone, announced today the medical head of the Cuban delegation, Pavel Pino. Read More

Cuba rejects human trafficking and sexual abuse

Cuba's government has announced the implementation of zero tolerance to crimes of trafficking in all its forms and sexual abuse. The Foreign Ministry has presented a report further explains that this policy is implemented through a series of actions and measures aimed at improving the prevention, strengthen the confrontation, severely punish the perpetrators and provide protection to victims. Read More

Adrian Berazaín's new album “Si te hago una canción”

The young Cuban singer Adrian Berazaín, says his second album “Si te hago una canción” surpasses in reflection and boldly its predecessor. Berazaín, graphic designer-turned musician, became popular two years ago with his first album "Como los locos". Read More