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U.S. lawmakers heading to Cuba

A group of 10 U.S. congressmen who favor easing the embargo on Cuba is scheduled to visit the communist island, the BBC reported Friday. The bipartisan group of lawmakers will reportedly meet with senior Cuban officials Read More

Delahunt heads to Cuba for talks

U.S. Rep. William Delahunt will be among a group of 10 Republican and Democratic congressmen traveling to Cuba tomorrow in what they hope will become the first step in normalizing relations. "It's time to engage in discussion about issues that separate Cuba and the U.S.,'' said Delahunt, D-Mass., a strong critic of the Bush administration's policies toward the island nation. Read More

Former Czech president calls for boycott on Cuba's tourism

Former Czech president Vaclav Havel called on people to boycott tourist trips to Cuba in a video recording presented at a conference held by Lech Walesa, former Polish president and a Nobel Peace Prize winner, in Warsaw today. Read More

Cuba's olive branch-defense strategy

Cuba is not picking a fight with anybody but it is combat ready if George W. Bush makes good on his threat to launch preventive attacks against more of the countries he lists as his enemies. Read More

Raul Castro attends 13th birthday celebration for Cuban boy Elian Gonzalez

Acting President Raul Castro sat in for his ailing brother Fidel on Wednesday at an event marking Elian Gonzalez's 13th birthday " and another year of the ideological campaign launched after an international custody battle over the Cuban boy. Raul Castro, 75, has been increasingly taking on his brother's public duties amid persistent questions about when " or if " Fidel Castro will return to power. Read More

Cuba frees well-known dissident

A well-known Cuban dissident imprisoned in a government crackdown on the political opposition in 2003 has been unexpectedly released. Read More

Cuba, Belize for Medical Co-op

Cuba s ambassador to Belize Eugenio Martinez Enriquez ratified the Revolution s commitment to deepen cooperation with this country, where Cuban physicians, nurses and health technicians are currently working. Read More

Cuba and Venezuela marks health accord anniversary

The 6th anniversary of a Cuba-Venezuela agreement which provides integral healthcare for patients in that South American nation has been marked by Cuban authorities. Read More

Cuba and Haiti sign cooperation program

A cooperation program between Cuba and Haiti for the coming year was signed Friday in Havana by Haitian President Rene Preval and Esteban Lazo, the vice president of Cubas Council of State. Read More

Cuba: Parliament called to session

Cuban People's Power National Assembly President Ricardo Alarcon convened in this capital on Friday the 8th Ordinary Period of Sessions of the Sixth Legislature of that government entity. Read More

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