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Cuba-India Exchange on Boxing and Cricket

A new chapter in relations between Cuba and India opened Thursday with the arrival to Havana of Indian Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Mani Shankar Aiyar. Staff at the Indian Embassy in Cuba told Granma that it is the first official visit of an Indian sports minister to the island and that among his activities Shankar will donate equipment for playing hockey and cricket, the most popular sports in India. Read More

Senior Cuban, Chinese officials meet to discuss ties

A senior Cuban official and Chen Fengxiang, deputy head of the International Department of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Friday spoke highly of the bilateral friendship. Ricardo Alarcon, member of the political bureau of the central committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, told Chen at their meeting that both countries witnessed an expansion of exchange in politics, economy, trade, culture and personnel, and strengthened mutual understanding and friendship in recent years. Read More

Chavez says Cuba's Castro has visibly improved, gained weight

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said that Cuba's Fidel Castro has visibly improved, describing how the ailing Cuban leader has gained weight and is walking around and studying."A notable improvement," Chavez said Thursday, describing Castro's condition when the two met recently in Havana. Read More

House bill eases travel to Cuba

Citing the heartbreak of divided families, House members introduced a bill on Wednesday that would allow Cuban-Americans to visit their relatives in Cuba as often as they wish and take as much money as they want. Read More

Cuba for total elimination of nuclear weapons

The only way to achieve effective disarmament in the world is by eliminating all weapons of mass destruction with international cooperation, said Cuban ambassador to the United Nations Juan Antonio Fernandez as he addressed the UN Conference on Disarmament. Read More

New videos and photos of cuban President Fidel

New videos and photos of Cuban President Fidel Castro meeting with his Venezuelan counterpart Hugo Chávez were shown on national television Tuesday evening. Read More

High Accident Rate of New Buses Raises Concern in Cuba

New Chinese Yutong buses have been involved in a number of accidents of which the main cause has been the irresponsibility of their drivers Read More

President Fidel Castro awarded Amilcar Cabral Medal

The highest distinction of the government of Guinea Bissau, the Amilcar Cabral medal, was received by Esteban Lazo as representative of the Cuban president. It was delivered by the prime minister of Guinea Bissau, Mr. Aristides Gomes Read More

Philip Agee documentary

The Cuba-Irish connection of directors Roberto Ruiz and Bernie Dwyer has once again teamed up on a documentary: "One Man's Story: Philip Agee, Cuba and the CIA", which focuses on the dark side of United States foreign policy. Read More

Posada pleads not guilty to inmigration fraud charges

International terrorist of Cuban origin, Luis Posada Carriles, the mastermind behind the blast of a Cubana airplane killing all 73 people on board in 1976, pleaded not guilty to immigration fraud charges, on Monday. Under heavy security measures, Posada, was transferred for the hearing from the Otero county jail in New Mexico, to El Paso, Texas. Read More

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