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Few Expats Would Move Back to Cuba, Says Cuban Researcher

Few Expats Would Move Back to Cuba, Says Cuban Researcher

Only a "very small proportion" of the roughly 2 million Cubans living abroad - 75 percent of them in the United States - are thinking about ever returning to the island to stay, although they would cooperate in the reconstruction of the country amid a process of democratic change, a leading Cuba scholar said Thursday. continue reading »

Cuba Going Green with ‘Ecological Cement’

Cuba Going Green with ‘Ecological Cement’

The island nation of Cuba is going green with its 'ecological cement' that reduces carbon emissions when it is being made - the country hopes to be a pioneer in 'green' cement. continue reading »

Pope Francis’ Manuscript on ‘Mission of Church’ Revealed to Cuban Cardinal

Pope Francis’ Manuscript on ‘Mission of Church’ Revealed to Cuban Cardinal

Cuba's Catholic prelate, Jaime Ortega, made public in Havana a manuscript with remarks made by Jorge Bergoglio about the mission of the church in a session before the conclave that elected him pope. continue reading »

Cuban Dissident Blogger Yoani Sanchez Visits White House

Cuban Dissident Blogger Yoani Sanchez Visits White House

Cuban independent journalist and blogger Yoani Sanchez visited the White House on Wednesday and met with President Barack Obama's advisor on Latin America. continue reading »

Cuba Ready to Go from Analog to Digital TV Thanks to Chinese

Cuba Ready to Go from Analog to Digital TV Thanks to Chinese

Cuba announced Tuesday that it is "prepared" to perform a digital television test that uses a method developed by Chinese experts, local media reported. continue reading »

Cuba’s Tech Fair Attracts Lots of Attention from Chinese

Cuba’s Tech Fair Attracts Lots of Attention from Chinese

Chinese firms such as Haier, ZTE and Huawei are the largest contingent at Cuba's 15th International Information Technology Fair and Convention. continue reading »

Cuban Dissident Blogger Yoani Sanchez:  Raul Castro Successor Could be Reformer

Cuban Dissident Blogger Yoani Sanchez:  Raul Castro Successor Could be Reformer

Cuban dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez said here Monday that while the heir apparent to President Raul Castro appears to be a "continuer," she wouldn't dismiss the possibility that once in power he might become a reformer like Mikhail Gorbachev. continue reading »

Cuban Pitcher Yadier Pedroso Dies in Car Accident, Age 26

Cuban Pitcher Yadier Pedroso Dies in Car Accident, Age 26

Cuban pitcher Yadier Pedroso, a member of the national baseball team that played in the 3rd World Classic, died in a traffic accident on the weekend, state media reported Sunday. continue reading »

Yoani Sanchez Reveals Fears of Returning to Cuba

Yoani Sanchez Reveals Fears of Returning to Cuba

Cuban dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez said in New York that she's afraid of the reprisals in store for her when she returns to Cuba from an international tour she began last month after five years without being allowed to leave the island. continue reading »

Cuba Overhauls Communications, IT Sectors

Cuba Overhauls Communications, IT Sectors

The government has launched an overhaul of Cuba's communications and information technology sectors, the Communist Party daily Granma said Friday. continue reading »

Dissident Group ‘Ladies in White’ Say Cuban Regime Getting More Repressive

Dissident Group ‘Ladies in White’ Say Cuban Regime Getting More Repressive

In Latin America news, the well known Cuban dissident group 'Ladies in White' is claiming the Cuban government is more repressive than ever before. They are urging international leaders to put more pressure on President Raul Castro to make positive changes. continue reading »

U.S. May Increase Number of Visas Allowing Cubans to Visit Here

U.S. May Increase Number of Visas Allowing Cubans to Visit Here

The U.S. is contemplating increasing the number of visas issued to Cuban wanting to visit the U.S., in light of Cuba lifting travel restriction for its citizens. continue reading »

Hugo Chavez the Best Friend Cuba Ever Had Says Fidel Castro

Hugo Chavez the Best Friend Cuba Ever Had Says Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro said Monday that the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was "the best friend" the Cuban people have ever had. continue reading »

Cuban Author Zoe Valdes Wins Spain’s Azorin Novel Prize

Cuban Author Zoe Valdes Wins Spain’s Azorin Novel Prize

Cuban author Zoe Valdes has been named this year's recipient of Spain's Azorin Novel Prize for "La mujer que llora" (The Weeping Woman), a work about a lover and muse of Pablo Picasso. continue reading »

Rep. McGovern Says It’s Time for U.S. to Drop Cuba from Terror List

Rep. McGovern Says It’s Time for U.S. to Drop Cuba from Terror List

The United States should remove Cuba from its list of countries that sponsor terrorism as a gesture of goodwill so that progress can be made on a broad range of matters of bilateral interest, continue reading »