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Best Western Finally Makes a Move; Cuba, The Caribbean’s Hottest Destination

Cuba reports that more than 2.4 million tourists visited the island in 2009, up 3.3 percent from 2008’s record. Read More

Cuban singer Rodriguez ponders 'evolved' island

"If we don't change, they are going to change us," Mr. Rodriguez wrote in response to written questions from the Associated Press, "and that's not what I want to happen to my country." (Associated Press) Read More

Cuban agricultural reform faces persistent challenges

HAVANA — The Cuban government has turned over nearly 1 million hectares of previously state-owned land to individual farmers, but half of it still lies fallow or is underutilized Read More

Several Tornados Hit Central Cuba

Camaguey, Cuba, May 18 (acn) Five tornados hit in the space of two hours Santa Teresa Town, nine kilometers west of Camaguey city, and preliminary reports mention two injured people and damages to 78 houses. Read More

Cuba cedes to farmers right to purchase supplies

HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuba's private farmers will purchase supplies directly in future instead of having them allocated by the state, the government said on Sunday, in the latest concession to their demands for more autonomy. Read More

Cuba letting drivers rent buses

HAVANA (Reuters) – The Cuban government has begun renting its smaller city buses in Havana to the bus drivers in another minor move under President Raul Castro to ease the state's hand in Cuba's economy. Read More

Municipal Assemblies Will Be Constituted on Wednesday

HAVANA, Cuba, May 17 (acn) As decreed by the Cuban Council of State,the 169 municipal assemblies of the country will be constituted on Wednesday, May 19.<br /> Read More

Raul Castro Ratifies the Revolution’s Confidence in Cuban Farmers

HAVANA, Cuba, May 17 (acn) President Raul Castro closed on Sunday the 10th Congress of the National Association of Small Farmers (ANAP) and ratified the confidence of the Revolution in the Cuban farmers and their main task: to produce food for the people. Read More

Cuba: Debates at Farmers Congress Focus on Actual Ag Problems

HAVANA, Cuba, May 15 (acn) Representatives of Cuban farmers and the Ministry of Agriculture debated on the actual problems Cuba is facing in this sphere Read More

LA JORNADA: New Agricultural Formula in Cuba Benefits Farmers

This is the weekend that the National Association of Small Farmers [ANAP] is holding its congress in Cuba. Read More

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