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September 16th

Two Americans crossed the Florida Straits to Cuba in a kayak

Only two of the 10 American kayakers who departed on Friday 11 from Havana to Key West could complete the journey after nearly 34 hours of rowing and bad weather. Read More

Panama eases visa granting to Cubans

Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela announced last Monday in Havana, on the occasion of the official to Cuba that Panama "decrees include the Republic of Cuba within countries requiring stamped visa by the consul to enter the national territory." Read More

Pope Francis’ visit will confirm good relations between Cuba and The Vatican

The presence in Cuba of Pope Francis will confirm the good state of relations between the Cuban government and the Holy See, which marked the 80 anniversary of permanent relations, reads an editorial article on Granma newspaper on Tuesday. Read More

Cuban Dominguez wins in the second round of the World Chess Championship

Cuban Leinier Dominguez won at the start of the second round of the World Chess Cup in Baku, and he just needs a draw to earn the ticket to the stage of 32 players. Read More

September 15th

Cuba to host World Tourism Organization regional meeting in 2016

Cuba was elected venue of the 60th meeting of UNWTO Regional Commission for the Americas, convened for May 2016. Read More

Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba: soon in Mexico

From September 24 to October 3, choreographer, director and dancer Lizt Alfonso will be presented in Mexico with her dancing company. Read More

Supermoon eclipse can be seen throughout Cuba

A total supermoon eclipse can be seen in all the Cuban territory on Sunday September 27, the first of these phenomena since 1982 according to NASA. The phenomenon can also be observed in most of the Americas, West Africa and Western Europe. Read More

Vestido de Novia and Meñique: selected for the Goya and Ariel

The films "Meñique" by Ernesto Padrón and "Vestido de Novia" by Marilyn Solaya, were the productions selected by the Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and Industry to boost Cuba in the name of Ariel and Goya awards respectively. Read More

International Nanotech Seminar underway in Havana

Nanotechnology experts are gathering since yesterday and until Friday at Conventions Center in Havana at the Fifth International Seminar on that scientific field. Read More

Cuban Communist Party starts a process towards its 7th Congress

Cuban Communist Party members held the first 27 municipal meetings, which along with provincial gatherings, started a process towards the 7th Congress of the political organization, slated for April 15 and 16, 2016. Read More