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Alan Gross: Cuba Releases Him After Five Years in Prison

Held for five years in Cuba, 65-year-old American contractor Alan Gross has been released from prison and is en route to U.S. soil, ABC News has learned exclusively. Read More

Guerra and Mejias highlighted the Cuban cycling worldwide

Lisandra Guerra and Marlies Mejias ratify Cuba among the world powers of track cycling, ladies, to finish the season among the leading world ranking in several competitive modes. Read More

A book about Alicia Alonso will de presented in Havana

The book Alicia Alonso or eternity of Giselle, by author Mayra Bustamante will be presented on Thursday at eleven o'clock in Room Martínez Villena of the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC). Read More

Leinier ranked 12th in Mind Games

Set in 12th place after 10 rounds is Cuban Leinier Dominguez in the Blitz segment of the chess tournament Mind Games that are played until next Wednesday in Beijing, China. Read More

Silvio Rodriguez also takes photographs

A little-known facet of the singer Silvio Rodriguez, his penchant for photography, is presented in an exhibition with snapshots of his concerts in neighborhoods throughout Cuba. “Images from neighborhoods” is the theme of the sample with 21 photographs taken by the musician. Read More

Fernando Perez is ready to shoot again

The Cuban film director Fernando Pérez now has 80% of the funding required to begin filming in 2015 his next feature film that will be titled Chupa piruli. The film story takes place in the district Los Sitios, Havana, and its conflict may be less intense than La pared de las palabras, his latest creation. Read More

Cuba will create new measures to prevent traffic accidents

Cuban authorities announced a series of measures to strengthen the prevention of traffic accidents. Official data show that from January to October 9397 car accidents were recorded in the country. Although this figure is lower than the same period last year in 2014 more injuries and fatalities were reported. Read More

Matanzas team is the first qualified for the second round of the National Baseball Series

Matanzas players already secured their ticket to the second round in Cuban baseball championship when missing four games in the qualifying stage. The 21-3 beating they received last Sunday against Sancti Spiritus did not influence their position and still managed to be the front runners Read More

New Cuban ID is already in the hands of more than 40,000 people

More than 40,000 IDs have been delivered from the implementation of the new identity in Cuba, 89% of them live in the capital. In Havana has extended the service to 19 offices, specified Colonel Mario Méndez Mayedo, first deputy chief of the Department of Identification, Immigration and Nationality of the Ministry of Interior. Read More

Nobel Prize in Medicine congratulated the development of biotechnology in Cuba

Richard J. Roberts, Nobel Prize in Medicine (1993), participated in the Havana International Biotechnology Congress 2014 held in this capital at the beginning of December. After his experience at the event he congratulated the development achieved by biotechnology in Cuba. Read More