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Lights still out but classes resume in Santiago after Sandy punishes Cuba's 2nd city

Two weeks after the storm blasted through Santiago, Cuba, the electrical grid has been restored to just 28 percent of normal as workers labor around the clock to replace power lines downed by thousands of fallen trees Read More

6 Die of burns from Cuba gas station blaze

Six of the 32 people hurt last week in a fire at a gas station in the eastern city of Santiago de Cuba have died, Cuban official media said Friday. Read More

Caribbean Festival Inaugurated in Santiago de Cuba

The 32nd edition of the Caribbean Festival, devoted this year to the people and culture of Martinique, was officially inaugurated on Tuesday with a varied artistic gala. Read More

Santiago de Cuba, the cradle of the Cuban revolution

<div align="justify"> On July 26 Cuba celebrates its national holiday, National Uprising Day. On July 23, 1953 a group of young revolutionaries led by Fidel Castro attempted to seize the Moncada Barracks on the east of the island. </div> Read More

Santiago de Cuba: 495 Years of Legacy

The Santiago de Cuba City Historian's Office plans to publish the books &quot;Cronicas de la Republica&quot; (Chronicles of the Republic) and new editions of &quot;Articles by Emilio Bacardi y Moreau&quot; to mark the 500th anniversary of the city of Santiago de Cuba. Read More

Burning the Devil Ends Cuba's 2010 Fiesta del Fuego

<div align="justify"> &quot;Burning the Devil&quot; in La Alameda Park this Friday wraps up seven intense days of the 30th Fiesta del Fuego (Fire Fiesta), a meeting of regional cultural traditions. </div> Read More

Earthquake Rocks Santiago de Cuba, no damages reported

<div align="justify"> SANTIAGO DE CUBA, Cuba, Jul 5 (acn) At 3.06 PM this Monday a 4.7 degrees in the Richter scale earthquake was felt in the Cuban city of Santiago de Cuba, and throughout all the Cuban eastern region. </div> Read More

Curacao, Pernambuco Culture at Caribbean Fest

<div align="justify"> SANTIAGO DE CUBA (PL) - Delegations of Curacao and Pernambuco will exhibit a broad cultural diversity of their peoples in their respective sites during the 30th Caribbean Festival scheduled to begin on July 3. </div> Read More

Festival of Fire to Begin July 3 in Santiago de Cuba City

<div align="justify"> The 30th Festival of Fire will be held from July 3 to 9 in the eastern Cuban city of Santiago de Cuba. </div> Read More

New Beer in Production for 495th City Anniversary

<div align="justify">  The 495th anniversary of the foundation of this Cuban eastern city will bring novelty, as for instance, the creation of a new beer, allegorical to the anniversary, to be held on July 25. </div> Read More

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