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December 2nd

Los Van Van have new album dedicated to Juan Formell

The popular Cuban band Los Van Van, celebrates its 45 years with the release of a new album dedicated to its founder, Juan Formell (1942-2014), and a concert in Havana will close a national tour. Read More

Yang Jing, Chinese state councilor visits Havana

Raul Castro received in Havana Yang Jing, Chinese state councilor, who is on an official visit to Cuba. The meeting between the two reflected the excellent state of bilateral relations and the willingness of both parties to continue promoting the full and complete development of these relations. Read More

Cuba was crowned champion with 123 gold medals in Central American Games

Last Sunday were closed the Central American and Caribbean Games in Veracruz, in which Cuba ranked first in the medal board by countries with 123 gold medals, 66 silver and 65 bronze, to beat the hosts, which resulted in 115, 106 and 111, after an event in which both countries were always very close in the medal count. Read More

New measures for the sale of homes in Cuba

Further measures for the purchase, construction and transfer of property in Cuba were approved by the Cabinet last week. The new regulations involve increased government control over the operations. Read More

Cuban government expects growth of its economy in 2015

Marino Murillo Jorge reported that Cuban government expects growth of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) "slightly above 4%" in 2015. The major results will be in sectors such as manufacturing, construction, trade, agriculture, livestock and forestry. Read More

November 29th

Three people were killed in a landslide in Bejucal

On Thursday an old carpentry in Bejucal collapsed killing three people and injured two others. Local Neighbors immediately took to rescue the wounded, who were employees of the woodwork. Read More

November 28th

Reflections about private business in Cuba

Due to the increased flexibility that have occurred in the Cuban economy in recent years, it is useful to visualize, understand and delve into some details about the expansion of private businesses emerging in the country. In interview with Juan Triana, Professor at the University of Havana we try an approach to the subject. Read More

There are 21 600 cases of HIV since 1986 in Cuba

Since the beginning of the HIV epidemic in 1986, in Cuba there have been about 21,600 cases, said Wednesday the government. The data were provided by the Head of Department of Prevention and Control of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI / AIDS) Ministry of Health (MINSAP), Maria Isela Lantero. Read More

Artists from Cuba and the United States work together in Cienfuegos

Artists from Cuba and the United States make up the nongovernmental and nonprofit US Cuba Artist Exchange organization to promote collaborative programs of art and cultural exchange between the two nations. Read More

There are now eight Cuban athletes who have leaved in Veracruz

Four Cuban fighters escaped from the Central American and Caribbean Games held in Veracruz, Mexican media reported. A source at the Central American and Caribbean Organization (Odecabe) confirmed that wrestlers were not presented at the competition scheduled for Tuesday. Read More