Cuba Arab Association blasts assassination of Lebanese militant

HAVANA, Cuba, Dec 23 (acn) With deep sorrow and indignation, the Cuban Arab Association condemned the assassination of legendary Lebanese combatant of Hezbollah Samir Al Kantar amidst ...

Cuba Continues Welcoming an Increasing Number of Tourists

Havana, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuba welcomed this year, from January to November, 3,108,551 tourists, a number that ratifies the upward trend in the reception of tourists, an official source reported ...

Pakistan to Donate 15000 Tons of Rice to Cuba

Islamabad, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) Pakistan will donate 15,000 tons of rice to Cuba as gesture of gratitude for supporting this country after the earthquake in 2005, which left thousands of fatalities ...

Holguin sweeps Pinar del Rio in Cuban baseball

Holguin starred the only sweep in the last subseries of Cuban baseball championship when defeating twice Pinar del Río, starting to regain ground in the struggle for access to the postseason.

Photographs of Alicia Alonso and Maria Callas Exhibited in Havana

Havana, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) Two divas of the fine arts become one again in the photographic exhibition opened today in the Cuban capital as a tribute to 95th birthday of the prima ballerina...

Mafia mobster Meyer Lanskys family tell of fight to get his Cuban properties back

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Regional Meeting in Mexico Looks for Solution to Cubans Stranded in Costa Rica

HAVANA, Cuba, Dec 23 (acn) Representatives of Central American nations, plus Ecuador, Cuba, Colombia and the U.S., addressed in Mexico the situation of thousands of Cuban stranded in Costa ...

Cuban Actor Hector Medina Happy with Vivas Nomination for Oscar

Havana, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuban actor Hector Medina confessed today his happyness for the nomination of the Irish film ''Viva'' for the 2016 Oscar Awards, film in which ...

Obama to Make Historic Visit to Cuba

(TODAY CUBA) U.S. President Barack Obama is planning an historic visit to Cuba next month,  a senior administration official said Wednesday night, making him the first serving United States president to step foot on...

Virgin Atlantic to boost US Cuba services

Virgin Atlantic will provide its customers more opportunities to visit some of its most popular destinations by increasing services to Havana, Las Vegas and ...

Cuban Swamp Communities with Zero Infant and Maternal Mortality Rates

Cienaga de Zapata, Cuba, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) Mortality rates of children and mothers in 2015 are significant achievements of health in this Cuban municipality, where is located the major and most ...

Cuban Foreign Ministry Celebrates Its 56th Anniversary

Havana, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Minrex, in Spanish) today celebrates its 56 years of existence with the conviction to defend tirelessly just causes and interests ...

US, Cuba sign deal on commercial flights

HAVANA (AP) — The United States and Cuba signed a deal Tuesday restoring commercial air traffic for the first time in five decades, allowing dozens of new daily flights to bring hundreds of thousands...

Cuba Preparing For Biggest U.S. Invasion Ever

TODAY CUBA - It will be the largest number of American tourists to arrive in Cuba since the 1959 Revolution. The increase is expected to exceed the 50% of visitors who have already made...

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