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April 30th

Cuba's Raul Castro receives Russian foreign minister

Cuban President Raul Castro and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met Tuesday in Havana to review bilateral relations Read More

April 29th

Cuba gives state-run companies more autonomy

Cuba has approved several measures giving state-run businesses more autonomy Read More

Russian FM to visit Cuba on Monday

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was expected in the Cuban capital on Monday for a two-day visit, the foreign ministry said, amid high tensions with the West over Ukraine Read More

Magazine story of Yasiel Puig's escape from Cuba sold to Hollywood print

A little over a week after Los Angeles Magazine broke the story of Yasiel Puig’s harrowing escape from Cuba to become the Dodgers’ star outfielder, the rights to the Jesse Katz article have been sold to Hollywood Read More

April 24th

Oldest living ex-MLB player dies in Cuba at 102

Family members say Marrero has died in Havana. He was 102, just two days short of his 103rd birthday. Grandson Rogelio Marrero confirmed the death on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. Marrero was a diminutive right-hander who went by the nickname "Connie" when he pitched for the Washington Senators in the 1950s Read More

Next Edition of Havana’s Intl. Film Festival to be Dedicated to Gabo

The 36th edition of Havana’s International Festival of the New Latin American Cinema will be dedicated to one of its precursors, Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez Read More

April 19th

Gabriel García Márquez, Literary Pioneer, Dies at 87

Gabriel García Márquez, the Colombian novelist whose “One Hundred Years of Solitude” established him as a giant of 20th-century literature, died on Thursday at his home in Mexico City. He was 87 Read More

April 18th

Cuba makes Good Friday an official holiday

Cuba has now made Good Friday an official national holiday after restoring that Catholic feast as an "exceptional" measure when Pope Benedict XVI visited the island in 2012 Read More

Cuba publishes text of foreign investment law

Cuba on Wednesday published the full language of a new law that seeks to make it more attractive for foreign investors to bring badly needed capital to the island, but provides less advantage for projects that are 100 percent foreign-financed Read More

Cubans hungry for internet revolution on the Communist island

Cubans are impatient for freer access to the internet, the BBC's Sarah Rainsford reports from Havana Read More