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December 18th

Lázaro Saavedra will receive the National Arts Award

Lázaro Saavedra will receive the National Arts Award 2014 at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes in Havana tomorrow. Saavedra has been protagonist of the artistic movement of the visual panorama as an integrant of Group PURE and for three decades has developed a very diverse workforce in relation to the means of expression. Read More

Alcolea shines in the Cycling Tour of Costa Rica

With 19 points, Cuban Arnold Alcolea dawned today as the new leader of the sprints, made after the first three stages of the 50th edition of the Cycling Tour of Costa Rica. Read More

Pope welcomes the restoration of Cuba-US relations

Pope Francisco today welcomed the first step towards the restoration of relations between Cuba and the United States after more than half century of bilateral dispute. Read More

President of the United States announces change of policy towards Cuba

US President Barack Obama today announced changes in US policy toward Cuba, including the restoration of diplomatic relations and the lifting of the ban on travel by Americans to Cuba. Read More

Cuban judoka tops world rankings

Cuban Idalis Ortiz ended the year on top of the world rankings over 78 kilograms and was sixth among all divisions, announced today the International Judo Federation (IJF). Ortiz accumulated 2808 points in the universal ladder of prestige, established in 2014. Read More

December 17th

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