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Cuba and Guyana foster ties

The signing of the Cuban-Guyanese Joint Collaboration Commission's Final Act, predicting larger cooperation in several sectors, was one of the main economic news of the week. Read More

Cuba realigns labor discipline

Labor realignment and further productive efficiency in Cuba were highlighted by Cuban Communist Party politburo member Jose Ramon Machado Ventura. Read More

Left leaders to visit Cuba

Top Left leaders Prakash Karat (CPM) and A B Bardhan (CPI) will be going to Cuba to take part in the celebrations to commemorate 50 years of landing of 'Granma', the leisure yacht which brought Fidel Castro and 12 of his comrades from Mexico to Cuba on December 2 to wage revolution against the Batista regime. Read More

Morales to Netherlands, Nigeria, Cuba

Bolivian President Evo Morales will start a tour on November 26 that will take him to Netherlands, Nigeria and Cuba, according to a release from the Foreign Affairs Ministry published in this capital Thursday. Read More

Syria and Cuba to enhance cooperation in culture filed

Cuban Ambassador in Damascus Claudio Ramos Borrego underlined on Monday his "country's keenness to deepen relations with Syria in all domains, particularly in the culture field. Read More

Cuban vice president reviews government projects in Holguin

"The year 2006 has been a year of accomplishments in different areas but also a year in which we could have done much better," said Cuban Vice President Carlos Lage at the end of a tour of state projects underway in the eastern province of Holguin. Read More

Rights to 14 Cuban songs remain in dispute

A U.S. music company lost its bid for rights to more than dozen songs from the golden age of Cuban music, ending a six-year legal battle against the island's government in a London court. Read More

Press release from the Central Bank of Cuba

Swiss bank UBS and Credit Suisse, an unfortunate subordination to the orders of the empire took place, providing an irrefutable example of how the United States imposes its laws in an extraterritorial manner, and decides who can or cannot do business with the institutions of other nations that are supposed to be free and sovereign. Read More

Former Black Panther William Lee Brent dies in Cuba at 75

William Lee Brent, a Black Panther who hijacked a passenger jet to communist Cuba in 1969 and spent 37 years in exile, has died on the island, his sister said. He was 75. Read More

Foreign local officials praise Cuba's Social Programs

Cuba's socioeconomic progress was recognized by more than 400 representatives of local governments from 27 countries who are participating in 14th Meeting of City Councils in Cooperation and Solidarity with Havana. Divided into groups, the delegates visited schools, kindergartens, hospitals, polyclinics, factories and senior citizen homes in 15 municipalities of this capital. Read More

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