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Pope Francis to visit Cuba from 19 to 22 September

Pope Francis to visit Cuba between 19 and 22 September, during a tour that will also take him to the United States, announced today the Conference of Catholic Bishops of Cuba. Read More

Cuban city struggling to recover a year after Hurricane Sandy

A year after Hurricane Sandy left Santiago de Cuba in shambles, the streets are clear and power, communications and water are back to normal, but residents of Cuba's second city are still struggling with the aftermath of the mighty storm. Read More

Cuba marks 60 years since revolution’s spark

A propaganda sign showing a portrait of President Raul Castro in Santiago de Cuba. Today is the 60th anniversary of the attack of the Moncada Barracks by a group of revolutionaries led by Fidel Castro, brother of Raul, which is considered as the beginning of the Cuban Revolution. Read More

In Cuba, Much Work Remains 6 Months After Sandy

Many people in eastern Cuba are still living with family or in houses covered by flimsy makeshift rooftops six months after Hurricane Sandy pummeled the island's eastern provinces Read More

Cuba’s authorities become more friendly to Church

<br /><br />The authorities of Cuba have allowed the Roman Catholic Church to build a new cathedral in the city of Santiago de Cuba in the memory of Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to Cuba last year. Read More

Santiago de Cuba Post-Sandy

For those who experienced the massive destruction left by hurricane Sandy in Santiago de Cuba, it is hard to believe how a few months later, all streets are free of debris; water, electricity, and telephone service have been fully restored, thousands of roofs have been replaced and hundreds of homes have been repaired or built. Read More

Santiago de Cuba Telephones at 99%

The telephone system in the eastern province of Santiago de Cuba is restored to 99%, after being severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy at the end of October Read More

Cuba: 90% of major city’s churches damaged by Hurricane Sandy

<br /> The prelate added that 90% of the churches around Santiago de Cuba, the nation’s second-largest city, have suffered damage, including the National Shrine Basilica of Our Lady of Charity. Read More

Santiago de Cuba Overcomes Blackouts Caused by Hurricane

Less than 10 percent of this province remains in the dark after the devastation of its power system caused by hurricane Sandy three weeks ago. Read More

Hurricane Sandy: Cuba struggles to help those hit

Siboney was a pretty town on the Caribbean coast of Cuba before Hurricane Sandy tore through. Now, it is a disaster area. Read More

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