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News: Cuba

We have started to collect the most important news related to Cuba in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Venezuela's Chavez home from Cuba

Friday, December 7th 2012, 12:37

Venezuela's Hugo Chavez returns from cancer-related treatment in Cuba, amid renewed speculation about his health.
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Cuba accuses US over Gross health

Thursday, December 6th 2012, 2:32
related countries: United States United States
related places: Havana, Gross

Cuba accuses Washington of lying about the health of a US man serving a 15-year jail term in Havana for smuggling illegal internet equipment.
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Colombia Farc peace talks resume

Wednesday, December 5th 2012, 18:35
related places: Havana

Negotiations aimed at ending five decades of conflict resume in Havana after a week's break, with rebels saying positions are still far apart.
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Chavez in Cuba to begin treatment

Thursday, November 29th 2012, 1:08
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuela's Hugo Chavez arrives in Cuba, where he had cancer therapy, for further treatment to recover from the recent election campaign.
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Colombian rebels announce truce

Monday, November 19th 2012, 15:11
related countries: Colombia Colombia
related places: Havana

Colombia's left-wing Farc rebels announce a unilateral Christmas ceasefire, on the first day of peace talks in Cuba.
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Carlos Acosta's Cuban ballet school dream

Sunday, November 18th 2012, 0:07

Battle over ruins of a long-abandoned Cuban ballet school
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Cuba detainee Alan Gross sues US

Saturday, November 17th 2012, 1:36
related countries: United States United States

US contractor Alan Gross, who was jailed in Cuba in 2011, is suing the US and his former employer for $60m (£38m), blaming them for his arrest.
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VIDEO: Acosta plans Havana dance school

Friday, November 16th 2012, 18:07
related places: Havana

Cuban ballet star Carlos Acosta has revealed plans to transform one of Havana's most impressive pieces of post-revolutionary architecture into a new dance school.
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VIDEO: On the ground with Cuban storm victims

Monday, November 12th 2012, 12:02

When Hurricane Sandy hit Cuba it claimed lives and left a trail of destruction, with towns and cities on the east of the island taking the brunt of the storm
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UN to send emergency aid to Cuba

Tuesday, November 6th 2012, 15:17
related countries: Haiti Haiti

The UN's World Food Programme is to send emergency food supplies to Cuba and also appeals for funds to help Haiti in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
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US 'using web to subvert Cubans'

Saturday, November 3rd 2012, 1:30
related countries: United States United States

Cuba accuses the US of helping Cuban dissidents access the internet as part of a campaign to undermine the communist government.
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Cuba 'hard hit' by storm Sandy

Thursday, November 1st 2012, 18:29

Cuban President Raul Castro says the east of the island suffered extensive damage in Hurricane Sandy and warns it will take time to rebuild.
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Cuban anti-Castro activist dies

Friday, October 26th 2012, 14:38
related places: Castro, Havana

Eloy Gutierrez Menoyo, a former Cuban revolutionary who later became a dissident, dies aged 77 in Havana after suffering a heart attack, his wife says.
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Hurricane Sandy bears down on US

Friday, October 26th 2012, 10:49
related countries: The Bahamas The Bahamas, Jamaica Jamaica

Hurricane Sandy sweeps north over the Bahamas towards the US, having killed 21 people as it tore through Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba.
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VIDEO: Hurricane Sandy bears down on US

Friday, October 26th 2012, 5:33
related countries: The Bahamas The Bahamas, Jamaica Jamaica, United States United States

Hurricane Sandy has swept north over the Bahamas towards the US, having reportedly killed some 20 people as it tore through Cuba, Haiti and Jamaica.
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VIDEO: Clean up in Cuba after hurricane

Thursday, October 25th 2012, 22:07

Cubans are assessing the damage after hurricane Sandy hit the south-east of the country, carrying sustained winds of 175km/h (110mph).
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VIDEO: Hurricane Sandy hits Cuba

Thursday, October 25th 2012, 10:19

Hurricane Sandy has made landfall in Cuba bringing with it winds gusting at up to 175 kilometres per hour
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Sandy strengthens on hitting Cuba

Thursday, October 25th 2012, 9:01
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica

Sandy strengthens into a "strong category two hurricane" as it makes landfall in southern Cuba, after leaving one man dead in Jamaica.
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Castro attacks ill health 'lies'

Monday, October 22nd 2012, 7:19

Cuba's former leader Fidel Castro writes a strongly-worded article condemning rumours that he is on his death bed, and publishes photos of himself.
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Fidel Castro appears in public

Monday, October 22nd 2012, 1:21
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

A Venezuelan politician confirms reports by Cuban hotel staff that Fidel Castro made a public appearance there, amid rumours about his health.
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VIDEO: Cuba to end 'hated' exit permits

Wednesday, October 17th 2012, 8:40

Cuba will allow residents to leave the country without needing an exit permit after the government relaxed restrictions on residents.
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US welcomes Cuba travel reform

Tuesday, October 16th 2012, 22:21
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

Washington welcomes Cuba's announcement that it is removing the need for citizens to obtain expensive exit permits before travelling abroad.
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Cuba ends exit permit requirement

Tuesday, October 16th 2012, 6:53

Cuba announces it is removing the need for citizens to obtain expensive exit permits, "white cards", before travelling abroad.
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VIDEO: Cold War sites given listed status

Tuesday, October 16th 2012, 6:11

The remains of two concrete Cold War nuclear missile sites have been given listed status by English Heritage, 50 years on from the Cuban missile crisis.
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VIDEO: Hunting remnants of Cuban missile crisis

Monday, October 15th 2012, 22:31

Fifty years on from the Cuban missile crisis, Sarah Rainsford went on a hunt for traces of the event that brought the world to the brink of nuclear war.
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Spanish activist jailed in Cuba

Monday, October 15th 2012, 15:57
related countries: Spain Spain

Spanish activist Angel Carromero is jailed for four years in Cuba over a car crash that killed high-profile dissident Oswaldo Paya.
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The other Cuban missile crisis

Saturday, October 13th 2012, 1:18
related countries: Russia Russia

The other Cuban missile crisis - averted by one Russian's ingenuity
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Cuban refugees die near Mexico

Friday, October 12th 2012, 23:54
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Cancun

A home-made raft carrying 23 Cuban refugees sinks as it hits reefs near the Mexican beach resort of Cancun.
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Cuba's housing market booms

Tuesday, October 9th 2012, 1:30

Limited reforms fuel Cuban property market rise
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VIDEO: Cuba tries man over dissident's death

Saturday, October 6th 2012, 12:39
related countries: Spain Spain

Spanish national Angel Carromero has gone on trial in Cuba accused of manslaughter over the death of high-profile dissident Oswaldo Paya.
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Spanish activist tried in Cuba

Saturday, October 6th 2012, 4:46
related countries: Spain Spain

Spanish national Angel Carromero is tried in Cuba for manslaughter over the car crash that killed leading dissident Oswaldo Paya.
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Cuban dissident blogger arrested

Friday, October 5th 2012, 14:18

Cuban blogger and dissident Yoani Sanchez is arrested while on her way to attend the trial of a man involved in a car crash that killed a fellow dissident.
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