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February 12th

Experts encourage fishing and consumption of lionfish that inhabits Cuban coast

To achieve greater control of the reproduction of lionfish in the southern province of Sancti Spiritus, CITMA experts in the territory encourage its fishing and consumption by locals. Read More

Diplomats from Cuba and the United States attended a Mass of Cardinal Jaime Ortega at Vatican

Ambassadors of Cuba and the United States to the Holy See attended Monday in Rome at a Mass celebrated by the Archbishop of Havana, Jaime Ortega y Alamino, who welcomed the agreement to restore relations between the two countries. Read More

Cuba and South Korea seek to normalize diplomatic relations

South Korea expressed its willingness to improve bilateral relations with Cuba, said Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se and said it was the first time that his country will give real steps to establish such relations and increase its diplomatic presence in Central and South America. Read More

MLB’s teams Red Sox and Orioles want to travel to Cuba

The Red Sox are exploring the possibility of playing an exhibition game in Cuba this spring, ESPN reported. Read More

February 10th

Cuba won the Caribbean Series

Cuban team won the final match against Mexico in the Caribbean Series. After 55 years, a team of the island, Vegueros of Pinar del Río, imposed in the tournament. Read More

Cuban players no longer need permission from the US government to play in the majors

Cuban players will no longer have official permission to ask the US government to sign contracts with teams from Major League Baseball (MLB). From now on, Cubans only have to sign a statement confirming that they have taken permanent residence outside the island. Read More

Cuba beat China at the World Series of Boxing

Domadores de Cuba continue to reap victories in the V World Series of Boxing (WSB) by crushing 5-0 Dragons of China in Havana, to be this Saturday as the sole leader of the group A. Read More

Four Cuban children won a sponsored by Unesco

With the work entitled "A moment in time, past and present beaches," Cuban children Daniela Aguilera Soto, Amanda Hernandez Charity, Karime Prendes Hidalgo and Bryan Canovas Arango received first prize in the competition organized by Sandwatch which supports of Unesco, whose purpose is to raise awareness among children and youth about the fragility of the marine and coastal environment. Read More

Leonardo Padura presented his new novel in Havana

Cuban writer Leonardo Padura presented Saturday at Havana his novel Herejes, a work "against prejudices" that integrates historical episodes of the Jewish diaspora, the painter Rembrandt’s life and in which rescues the character detective Mario Conde. Read More

Arturo O'Farrill won the Grammy for Best Latin Jazz Album

The musician born in Mexico and US-based son of Cuban jazz musician Chico O'Farrill, won the Grammy for Best Latin Jazz Album by The Offense of the Drum, with his Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra. Read More