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January 24th

UN secretary-general to visit Cuba next week; no confirmation of any meeting with Castro

The United Nations says Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will visit Cuba next week, but there's no confirmation of any meeting with former President Fidel Castro Read More

Cuba Pushes Ahead With Oil Drilling, But U.S. Fears Potential Spills Reaching Florida

Despite repeated failed efforts to find oil, the Cuban government has pledged to resume offshore drilling in the deep waters of the Florida Straits, raising concerns in the U.S. about the threat of environmental damage along Florida’s coastline. Read More

Cuba quake unusual, but recent Caribbean activity fairly typical

From earthquake-ravaged Haiti to the quiet northern coast of Cuba, the ground is moving Read More

Cuba’s 2014 National Theatre Award Presented

Nicolas Dorr and Gerardo Fulleda were presented the National Theater Award for 2014 at a ceremony in Havana’s Bertolt Brecht Cultural Center on the occasion of Cuban Theater Day Read More

January 23rd

Hackathon for Cuba kicks off in Miami Jan. 31

Problems with connectivity, censorship, costly service and the lowest cellphone and Internet penetration rates in the Western Hemisphere regularly limit information access in Cuba. For the first time in South Florida, a hackathon will bring together programmers to devise solutions Read More

January 21st

Cuba extends digital TV test zones with Chinese aid

With the help of the Chinese government, Cuba has enlarged the areas of Digital Television (DTV) tests to the eastern provinces of the island country, local press reported on Sunday. Read More

Casa de las Americas Literary Awards Opens

Argentina, Cuba, Mexico, and Colombia are the countries with great number of works in contest in the 55th edition of the Casa de las Americas Literary Award, whose working sessions start here today. Read More

Welcome to Mariel, Cuba – the new port giving berth to hope

Special economic zone near Havana bids to act as 'welcome mat' for investment to drive Cuba's economic liberalisation Read More

January 19th

Inside Cuba’s Party Newspaper

Aida is now in Miami, and telling her account of the Cuban media and the frustrations faced by young journalists wanting to do a more professional job. Read More

Cuba Announces New Regulation for Idle Land Distribution

Cuba makes progresses in delivering idle lands in usufruct with the granting since 2008 of more than 1.580.000 hectares and the updating of the legislation referring to the issue, as part of the improvement of the economic model Read More