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November 21st

Cuban doctor infected with Ebola came to Geneva

The Cuban doctor Felix Baez Sarria, infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone, arrived in Geneva on Thursday night to be treated at the University Hospital. The internal medicine specialist of 43 years old got off the plane walking and then climbed into an ambulance to be taken to hospital under police escort. Read More

The exhibition Echoes of the unconscious opens in Havana

Outsider Art in Cuba opened last November 20 Echoes of the unconscious exhibition at the Embassy of Spain in Havana. The exhibition brings together a selection of 40 pieces, including paintings, sculptures and installations and it will remain open until December 14. Read More

Cuban authorities arrest drug dealer in Havana airport

The General Customs of Cuba detained a man who was trying to enter the island 35 capsules of cocaine, staying in his abdominal cavity. It was discovered at the Jose Marti International Airport and now is awaiting a trial. Read More

Semester at Sea cruise will visit Havana in late November

The Cruise Semester at Sea, a program of international studies sponsored by the University of Virginia, in the US, will arrive in Havana on November 29. This is the twelfth time the academic ship visits the island. Read More

Leonardo Padura and Yoani Sanchez are among the "50 most influential Latin American intellectuals" according to esglobal

esglobal website, heir from the Spanish Foreign Policy magazine, has published the list of the "50 most influential Latin American intellectuals 2014", among which are the writer Leonardo Padura and blogger Yoani Sanchez. Read More

Four foreigners were sentenced in Cuba for child abuse

A Canadian, an Indian and two Italians were sentenced to prison in Havana for having sex with minors in Cuba. In addition two other foreigners are awaiting trial and 13 Cubans have been convicted on this. Read More

"Bailando" by Enrique Iglesias, Descemer Bueno and Gente de Zona was the Best song of the year at the Latin Grammy 2014

The Latin Grammy awards smiled at Cubans Descemer Bueno and Gente de Zona, who along with the Spanish Enrique Iglesias took home three awards for the categories of Best Song of the Year, Best urban song and Best urban interpretation. Read More

November 20th

Cuban doctor in Sierra Leone diagnosed with Ebola

An official letter from the Ministry of Public Health of Cuba indicates that on November 16, Dr. Felix Baez Sarria, located in Sierra Leone facing the epidemic of Ebola, who had already treated patients with this virus, began suffering fever of 38 and 39 degrees, with no other symptoms. Read More

Sanctioned Cuban taekwondo for unethical behavior

Cuban taekwondo Glenhis Hernandez, World Champion, has been suspended from official competitions for one year for making an obscene gesture on Monday during the awarding of the 73kg in the Central American and Caribbean Games. Read More

Started today Havana Oncology Congress 2014

Havana Oncology Congress 2014 was inaugurated today at the Conventions Palace in Havana, attended by leading researchers, doctors and other specialists from Europe, Asia and Latin America. Read More