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June 5th

Official: Yulieski Gourriel is excluded from Cuban pre-selection to Toronto

The star player Yulieski Gourriel, considered one of the pillars of the current Cuban baseball, was excluded from the national pre-selection for absence to training and will not be part of the Cuban team to Toronto 2015 Pan American Games. Read More

Kerry follows the state of negotiations with Cuba while recovering from accident

John Kerry, Secretary of State of the United States, received on Thursday a report on the negotiations between Havana and Washington for the normalization of diplomatic relations with Cuba and the nuclear talks with Iran from Boston, where he is recovering from an accident he suffered last Sunday. Read More

Cuba to hold the first trade fashion fair

The Cuban capital will enhance its status as wonder city when hosting next week Cuba es Moda (Cuba is Fashion), the first trade fair of its kind organized by the country, with the aim of becoming a reference of good taste in Latin America and the Caribbean. Read More

Republicans approve to maintain travel restrictions to Cuba

The House of Representatives, with Republican majority, voted yesterday in favor of maintaining restrictions on travel to Cuba for Americans. Read More

Round of negotiations between the EU and Cuba will be on June 15 and 16 .

The European Union and Cuba will hold the next round of negotiations for an agreement on political dialogue and cooperation on June 15 and 16in Brussels, community sources reported to Efe. Read More

Experts in political communication will meet in Cuba

With the aim of promoting exchanges on topics such as the development and use of information technologies and communications, and their impact on international relations, the International Conference "New scenarios of political communication in the digital environment” will start from tomorrow. Read More

June 4th

Ex-prisoner reveals sexual abuse and torture by the CIA at Guantanamo

An ex-prisoner of Guantanamo revealed that the CIA used a wider range of sexual abuse and torture of what was presented by the US Senate in 2014. Read More

El Nuevo Herald: US journalism course in Cuba irritates Castro government

About 30 Cubans sit in a conference room for several hours each week and learn the ABC of journalism: how to report a story, write a headline and verify sources. Read More

Cuban judokas are training in Europe

The men’s and women’s Cuban judo teams are training in Europe as part of the preparation for the Pan American Games this July in Toronto, Canada, where they will compete with full teams. Read More

House of Representatives approves ban of US exports to Cuban military

A clause prohibiting the use of US public funds in connection with exports to the Cuban military class was approved on Wednesday by the House of Representatives, as part of the budget for 2016 for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, the Office of Science and other Related Agencies. Read More