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May 30th

Cuban President Raul Castro meets U.S. delegation

The 12-person delegation included executives from Cargill and Amway. Most trade between Cuba and the U.S. is outlawed by latter's 52-year embargo The delegation met owners of small businesses in Cuba Read More

May 25th

President Putin Attends Signing of Russia-Cuba Oil Deals

Russian President Vladimir Putin today attended the signing of two cooperation agreements between Russian Rosneft and Zarubezhnetf oil corporations and Cuban Cupet oil company Read More

Dissident Cuban website, once blocked, now accessible

An independent news website that had been blocked in Cuba since its debut on Wednesday became available to Cuban Internet users on Saturday. Read More

Legendary Cuban Poetry-Reader Luis Carbonell Dies at 90

Cuban famous poetry-reader Luis Carbonell died today at 90 years old Read More

May 23rd

Cuba Offers One-Year Visas to Foreigners who Buy or Lease Real Estate

At a time when Cuba is promoting projects that will boost tourism, the government on Wednesday (May 21) established a “temporary residence” visa for foreigners who buy or lease real estate on the island. Read More

May 15th

Havana Marathon 2014: More US Citizens Expected under People-to-People Travel

The highly popular Marabana Havana Marathon is still six months away but a larger than ever US presence is expected this year with the issuing of a special license to the New York based Insight Cuba travel group to sell tickets under the people-to-people travel mode permitted by the Obama administration. Read More

May 14th

Erick Hernández sets a New World Record

Erick Hernandez, a former footballer from Havana, broke yesterday his own ball control record with time of 12:07.05 hours in the modality of touching the ball only with his feet from the stand position. Read More

May 13th

Havana debuts at Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series

HAVANA on Saturday debuted in the extreme sport, Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series, that saw British Blake Aldridge edge out of 13 others lead the 2014 tour with 447.40 points. Read More

May 11th

Hemingway Biopic 'Papa' First Hollywood Feature Film Shot in Cuba in 45 Years

An international crew, including director Bob Yari, is making a movie about the friendship between the author and a young journalist, played by Giovanni Ribisi. Read More

Fort Lauderdale resident among divers heading to Havana for Cliff Diving World Series

Fort Lauderdale resident and Red Bull Cliff Diver Steven Lobue has been training for the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series which begins in Havana, Cuba, on Saturday. Read More