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November 25th

Cuba looking for new medals in athletics at Veracruz

Cuba will have new options to achieve gold medals in athletics at the XXII Central American and Caribbean Games. Among the main contenders are Yipsi Moreno and Yurisleydi Ford in the hammer throw; Yarisley Silva in the pole vault and discus thrower Jorge Fernandez, all of them at the finals of their modalities. Read More

November 21st

Amphora Festival 2014 opened in Las Tunas

A blind man drove a motorcycle down an important avenue of Las Tunas, but not to violate traffic laws, but as part of an illusionist trick inaugurated the XIX Amphora Magic Festival 2014. Read More

Tourist facilities are being improved in Cayo Largo

Hotels in Cayo Largo are being repaired and improved as part of an investment program that aims to achieve an 88% of occupancy. It is expected to provide greater comfort to the tourists who visit the island this season Read More

Fourth gold medal for Lisandra Guerra in Veracruz

Cuban cyclist Lisandra Guerra won today's final keirim and added a fourth gold medal to her resume in the XXII Central American and Caribbean Sports Games in Veracruz. Read More

29 undocumented Cubans were arrested in Costa Rica

A total of 29 undocumented Cubans were arrested early Wednesday in Costa Rica when traveling in two minibuses. All are in good health, are adults, 23 men and six women. Read More

Cuban doctor infected with Ebola came to Geneva

The Cuban doctor Felix Baez Sarria, infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone, arrived in Geneva on Thursday night to be treated at the University Hospital. The internal medicine specialist of 43 years old got off the plane walking and then climbed into an ambulance to be taken to hospital under police escort. Read More

The exhibition Echoes of the unconscious opens in Havana

Outsider Art in Cuba opened last November 20 Echoes of the unconscious exhibition at the Embassy of Spain in Havana. The exhibition brings together a selection of 40 pieces, including paintings, sculptures and installations and it will remain open until December 14. Read More

Cuban authorities arrest drug dealer in Havana airport

The General Customs of Cuba detained a man who was trying to enter the island 35 capsules of cocaine, staying in his abdominal cavity. It was discovered at the Jose Marti International Airport and now is awaiting a trial. Read More

Semester at Sea cruise will visit Havana in late November

The Cruise Semester at Sea, a program of international studies sponsored by the University of Virginia, in the US, will arrive in Havana on November 29. This is the twelfth time the academic ship visits the island. Read More

Leonardo Padura and Yoani Sanchez are among the "50 most influential Latin American intellectuals" according to esglobal

esglobal website, heir from the Spanish Foreign Policy magazine, has published the list of the "50 most influential Latin American intellectuals 2014", among which are the writer Leonardo Padura and blogger Yoani Sanchez. Read More