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Brazilian Communist Protest Cuban Dissident Blogger Yoani Sanchez

Brazilian Communist Protest Cuban Dissident Blogger Yoani Sanchez

Cuban dissident Yoani Sanchez was received Monday with protests by a group of militant communists at the airport in the northeastern Brazilian city of Salvador. continue reading »

Yoani Sanchez Embarks for Brazil with New Passport

Yoani Sanchez Embarks for Brazil with New Passport

Prominent Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez confirmed that she will travel to Brazil this Sunday, and celebrated on her Twitter account the beginning of "many personal and collective projects." continue reading »

Leader of Cuban Dissident Group, Berta Soler, Obtains Passport

Leader of Cuban Dissident Group, Berta Soler, Obtains Passport

The leader of the Cuban dissident group Ladies in White was issued a passport Friday and said she hopes to travel outside the country for the first time next month. continue reading »

Gloria & Emilio Estefan to Develop and Produce a New Broadway Show Inspired by Life Story

Gloria & Emilio Estefan to Develop and Produce a New Broadway Show Inspired by Life Story

Today, the Nederlander Organization and Estefan Enterprises jointly announce they have engaged in the process of developing and producing a new Broadway show inspired by the music made famous by International superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband musician/producer and entrepreneur Emilio Estefan. continue reading »

French Spiderman Alain Robert Scales Habana Libre Hotel, Tallest Building in Cuba

French Spiderman Alain Robert Scales Habana Libre Hotel, Tallest Building in Cuba

Alain Robert, known as the French spiderman, once again defied the danger of the heights by scaling the front of the Cuban capital's iconic Habana Libre Hotel, one of the tallest buildings on the island. continue reading »

Fidel Castro Says Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez Is Doing Better

Fidel Castro Says Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez Is Doing Better

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who remains in Cuba convalescing from his fourth cancer surgery since June 2011, "is much better," retired Cuban head of state Fidel Castro said. continue reading »

Dissident Blogger Yoani Sanchez Receives Cuban Passport

Dissident Blogger Yoani Sanchez Receives Cuban Passport

Dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez received a passport this week amid an overhaul of Cuba's highly restrictive migration policies. "Incredible!!. They called me at home to tell me my passport was ready!. They just gave it to me!," the blogger said on Twitter. continue reading »

What Was She Thinking?! Cuban Mother Has Screaming Child Tattooed (VIDEO)

What Was She Thinking?! Cuban Mother Has Screaming Child Tattooed (VIDEO)

WARNING: The video below may be hard to watch as it contains child abuse. Sometimes people make it very clear they should not have children in their care, and a recently discovered video is evidence of just that. continue reading »

Cuba’s Raul Castro Now President of Latin America’s CELAC Group

Cuba’s Raul Castro Now President of Latin America’s CELAC Group

"Don't worry, it will only be one year," Cuban President Raul Castro said Monday as his country assumed the rotating presidency of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, or Celac, at the group's summit in Santiago. continue reading »

Catholic Church Property Nationalized by Fidel Castro in 1961 Returned

Catholic Church Property Nationalized by Fidel Castro in 1961 Returned

Authorities in the province of Granma, in the south-east of Cuba, have returned to the Catholic Church two buildings and land, within the policies of President Raul Castro, continue reading »

Cuban President Raul Castro, Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy Meet in Chile

Cuban President Raul Castro, Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy Meet in Chile

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and Cuban President Raul Castro met for the first time at the CELAC-EU summit in Chile, Spanish officials said. continue reading »

Latin America News: Cuba Says Fiber-Optic Cable Working but Internet Access Down

Latin America News: Cuba Says Fiber-Optic Cable Working but Internet Access Down

Cuba's government announced Thursday that the underwater fiber-optic cable that arrived on the island in 2011 to improve its Internet connectivity has been operating since last year continue reading »

Tennis Star Venus Williams Dating Cuban Hottie Elio Alberto Pis

Tennis Star Venus Williams Dating Cuban Hottie Elio Alberto Pis

Cuban model Eli Alberto Pis is reportedly the new boy toy of tennis superstar Venus Williams. According to People magazine, the 24-year-old model and the 32-year-old tennis pro have been dating for several months. continue reading »

Angel Carromero Makes Public Appearance at PP Event in Spain

Angel Carromero Makes Public Appearance at PP Event in Spain

The head of the New Generations of the Popular Party of Madrid, Angel Carromero, who was sentenced to four years in prison in Cuba for negligent homicide, on Tuesday attended his first public event since being returned to Spain on Dec. 29. continue reading »

AMERICAN IDOL: Stutterer Lazaro Arbos Struggles to Speak, but Soars When He Sings (VIDEO)

AMERICAN IDOL: Stutterer Lazaro Arbos Struggles to Speak, but Soars When He Sings (VIDEO)

On Thursday night’s episode of American Idol, the judges and the world got to meet a very special singer. At the age of 8, Lazaro Arbos, developed a debilitating stutter. His parents s continue reading »