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March 26th

Council of Ministers of Cuba approved wage raise for the Health Sector

<span>On Wednesday, the Council of Ministers, chaired by Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, passed, in special session, the wage raise that will benefit more than 440,000 workers in the Cuban health system.</span> Read More

Cubans living abroad can invest in Cuba

<span>The draft of the Law on Foreign Investment which currently is being studied by deputies to the National People’s Assembly prior to its discussion on Saturday, March 29, stands out for providing a necessary tool to the Cuban legal framework to face the challenges a changing economy is bringing about.</span> Read More

March 25th

Cuban Soccer Players to Train in Spain

Cuba's national soccer team traveled yesterday to Spain to play two training matches, the Cuban Soccer Federation reported today.<br /><br /><br /> Read More

March 19th

French Foreign Minister Announces Visit to Cuba

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius announced today here he will soon carry out a visit to Cuba, being the first of this kind in more than 30 years. Read More

René Peña’s Dios Los Cría at Factoría Habana

This winter brought news of a show in Havana curated by artist-photographer René Peña, exploring his own creative trajectory, his influences, and the contemporary artists with whom he shares a sense of connection. Read More

Cuba set to approve new foreign investment law

Cuba's National Assembly will meet on March 29 to debate and approve a new foreign investment law that the government hopes will lure overseas capital and increase growth Read More

Cuba Denies It Will Allow Home Internet

Cuba’s state monopoly telephone company, Etecsa, today denied reports that the island will offer Internet access for home users in the coming months Read More

EGREM, Cuba’s Major Record Label Turns 50

EGREM, Cuba’s oldest record label and music company, is turning fifty. To celebrate the occasion, several artists are offering concerts, attending galas and launching new albums. Read More

US Congressman Celebrates Hemingway Legacy in Cuba

U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern visited Ernest Hemingway's former home outside the Cuban capital on Monday to celebrate a joint U.S.-Cuban effort to preserve and digitize the Nobel Prize-winning author's personal effects and writings. Read More

March 16th

Possessed By Joy: A North American Drummer In Cuba

<br /><br />In the 11 days that I'd been in the small, bustling, crumbling city of Matanzas, I'd already seen several ceremonial possessions. During my last night in town, I witnessed my fifth ceremony, where drummers accompany liturgical song and dance. It was the most dramatic one yet. Read More