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Telenovela Stars Aylin Mujica and Gabriel Valenzuela Separate

Telenovela Stars Aylin Mujica and Gabriel Valenzuela Separate

According to reports, Aylin Mujica and Gabriel Valenzuela have separated due to alleged cheating accusations. continue reading »

Older Sister of Fidel and Raul Castro Dies in Cuba

Older Sister of Fidel and Raul Castro Dies in Cuba

Angela Castro Ruiz, the older sister of Fidel and Raul, died this Tuesday in Havana, Cuba at the age of 88 due to a deadly combination of cancer and Alzheimer's disease. continue reading »

Cuban Cigar Sales Up 9 Percent Internationally

Cuban Cigar Sales Up 9 Percent Internationally

International sales of luxurious Cuban cigars climbed 9 percent in 2011 with revenues of $401 million following an upturn in the market, executives of Habanos S.A. said Monday. continue reading »

Dominican Smugglers Leave Undocumented Cubans in Treacherous Waters to Die

Dominican Smugglers Leave Undocumented Cubans in Treacherous Waters to Die

An alien citizen of Cuba died yesterday afternoon, adding to the recent toll of deaths of undocumented aliens in the Mona Passage being transported by smuggling organizations attempting to reach the shores of the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico. continue reading »

Gloria Estefan - Hotel Nacional Official Music Video

Gloria Estefan - Hotel Nacional Official Music Video

Gloria Estefan's New HIT Video "Hotel Nacional" is a tribute to cult film favorites such as "Rocky Horror Picture" "The Birdcage" "Some Like It Hot continue reading »

U.S. Lawmakers Meet with Raul Castro in Cuba

U.S. Lawmakers Meet with Raul Castro in Cuba

Cuban President Raul Castro met here with two members of a visiting delegation of U.S. lawmakers, Communist Party daily Granma said Friday. continue reading »

Possible Guantanamo Detainee Transfer Questioned

Possible Guantanamo Detainee Transfer Questioned

A new U.S. congressional report says the United States cannot ensure that former detainees at the Guantanamo Bay military prison will not become involved in insurgent activities. The report by the oversight panel of the Republican-led House Armed Services Committee says 27 percent of the 600 detainees transferred out of Guantanamo were confirmed or suspected to be presently or previously engaged in terrorist activities. continue reading »

Cuban Migrants Rescued by Mexican Navy off the Coast of Isla Mujeres

Cuban Migrants Rescued by Mexican Navy off the Coast of Isla Mujeres

Six Cuban migrants were rescued over the weekend off the Mexican coast, the navy said Monday. The migrants were found Sunday east of Isla Mujeres, off the continue reading »

Cuba Using “Sulfurizing” Method on Sugar, Will Reduce Cost to Manufacturers

Cuba Using “Sulfurizing” Method on Sugar, Will Reduce Cost to Manufacturers

Cuba has begun to employ a new technology to produce white sugar, a measure that improves its quality, avoids the refining process and reduces the cost of manufacture, local media reported Sunday. continue reading »

Cuba Gov’t Denies Exit Visa for Dissident Blogger Yoani Sanchez for 19th Time

Cuba Gov’t Denies Exit Visa for Dissident Blogger Yoani Sanchez for 19th Time

The Cuban government has again denied dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez ( regularly seen in HS News) permission to leave the country, which on this occasion she requested for a trip to Brazil where she was invited to the premiere of a continue reading »

Cuban Government Once Again Denies Blogger Yoani Sanchez an Exit Visa

Cuban Government Once Again Denies Blogger Yoani Sanchez an Exit Visa

The Cuban government has again denied dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez permission to leave the country, which on this occasion she requested for a trip to Brazil where she was invited to the premiere of a documentary. continue reading »

Cuba bids farewell to singer-songwriter Sara Gonzalez

Cuba bids farewell to singer-songwriter Sara Gonzalez

Singer-songwriter Sara Gonzalez, one of the original voices of the New Cuban Song Movement, has died in Havana, official media reported. continue reading »

Brazil’s President Rousseff in Cuba Chatting with Raul Castro

Brazil’s President Rousseff in Cuba Chatting with Raul Castro

Cuban President Raul Castro received Tuesday his Brazilian counterpart Dilma Rousseff at the Palace of the Revolution, where they discussed the bilateral agenda continue reading »

Calle 13 in Cuba Filming Documentary

Calle 13 in Cuba Filming Documentary

Puerto Rican reggaeton duo Calle 13 is currently filming a documentary in Cuba, official media said Monday, citing band member Rene Perez, a.k.a. "Residente." continue reading »

Vatican to Loan Cuba Historic Artifact

Vatican to Loan Cuba Historic Artifact

The Vatican has loaned to Cuba "as a great exception" and for one year an artifact considered the most ancient example of indigenous Christian art in the New World, having once belonged to the chaplain of Christopher Columbus. continue reading »