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February 15th

Cuba opens Int'l Book Fair

Cuba on Thursday opened an International Book Fair with Ecuador as the guest country of honor Read More

February 14th

USAID cut out of Cuba programs

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has been left out of the $17.5 million appropriated for Cuba democracy programs this fiscal year, amid complaints over partisan political fighting and agency mishandling of the programs Read More

50 Years of Decorative Art at Havana Museum

With an extensive program of activities including lectures, performances and exhibitions grouped in topics, techniques, and styles, the National Museum of Decorative Arts in this capital will hold its 50 years of existence Read More

Dodgers close to signing slick-fielding Cuban shortstop Erisbel Arruebarruena

Continuing their focus on using their spending advantages to acquire talent internationally the Dodgers are close to signing Cuban shortstop Erisbel Arruebarruena Read More

Cuban immigrant executed for 1995 murder of Florida boy

A Cuban immigrant was executed by lethal injection on Wednesday for the 1995 kidnapping, rape and murder of a 9-year-old south Florida boy, a spokeswoman for the governor said Read More

February 13th

Cuba, France Agree on Development of Hepatitis B Vaccine

French company Abivax and the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB) in Cuba announced an agreement here today to partner in the development and commercialization of vaccines, among them, one against the Hepatitis B virus Read More

Cuban balladeer Santiago Feliu dies, 51

Singer and songwriter Santiago Feliu, a leading voice of Cuba's "Nueva Trova" genre of revolution-inspired balladry, died Wednesday of an apparent heart attack Read More

Majority of Americans Favor Ties With Cuba, Poll Finds

After more than a half-century of official United States hostility toward Cuba punctuated by a comprehensive trade embargo, a majority of Americans — and an even greater majority of Floridians, home to this country’s largest Cuban-American population — now favor normalizing relations or engaging more directly with the Cuban government Read More

February 12th

US Senators Demand End of Blockade Against Cuba

U.S. Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy and Republican Representative Jeff Flake today demanded that the U.S. government cease its commercial, economic and financial blockade against Cuba, imposed by the U.S.A. more than 50 years ago Read More

Renowned Personalities Attend University Congress in Havana

The 9 th International University Congress, underway in Havana till February 14, is being attended by renowned personalities, such as Brazilian theologian Frei Betto, Nobel Peace Laureate Adolfo Perez Esquivel and political analyst Atilio Boron, both from Argentina. Read More