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January 5th

Cuban hopes dashed as new and used cars go on sale

Cubans awoke on Friday for the first time in half a century with the right to buy new and used vehicles from the state without special permission, but markups of 400 percent or more quickly dashed most people's expectations Read More

Cuba leader Raul Castro warns of 'subversive campaign'

In a speech commemorating the 55th anniversary of the Cuban revolution, Mr Castro said "global power centres" were "subtly introducing neo-liberal and neo-colonial thinking" into Cuba Read More

Cuba ends 2013 with lowest infant mortality rate in its history

Cuba ended 2013 with an infant mortality rate of 4.2 per 1,000 live births, the lowest level in the island's history, state media reported Read More

Letter of the Year 2014 from Cuba

The Cuban Council of Elder Priests of the Ifa (Yoruba religion) published their “Letter of the Year 2014” on January 1st. The annual message is of great interest to believers of the Yoruba religion and is also widely read by the general population on the island and Cubans abroad Read More

January 2nd

'Next Year In Cuba': An Old Toast Falling Silent Among Cuban Exiles Who Have Looked To Assimilate In Their New Homes

In their first years of exile from Cuba in the 1960s, Gustavo Pérez Firmat's family uttered the toast as a wish they anxiously waited to fulfill Read More

Dissidents free to travel but influence in Cuba wanes

or the first time in 50 years, Cuban dissidents were able to travel abroad in 2013 but as they distanced themselves from daily life on the island their influence at home waned Read More

January 2nd

Chinese Firm to Assemble Cars in Cuba

A leading Chinese automobile manufacturer will start assembling its vehicles in Cuba Read More

Cuba becomes more of a possibility for American travelers

The first commercial in over 50 years to fly to Cuba from the U.S. took off from Key West Airport Read More