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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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Cuba: news

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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VIDEO: Cubans raise Alzheimer awareness

Saturday, September 22nd 2012, 10:21

Senior citizens in Cuba who have been diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's disease have taken to the catwalk to help promote awareness of the condition.
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Cuba 'ready to talk' about Gross

Wednesday, September 12th 2012, 20:50
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington, Gross

A senior Cuban diplomat says the government is ready to have talks with Washington about the continued detention of US contractor Alan Gross.
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VIDEO: How Cuba tries to stop flow of drugs

Sunday, September 9th 2012, 21:30
related countries: United States United States
related places: Havana

Cuba has a long-established zero tolerance policy on drugs, and now Havana is helping US officials stop the flow of narcotics from South America.
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VIDEO: Cuba's key role in the war on drugs

Saturday, September 8th 2012, 6:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: Havana

Cuba has a long-established zero tolerance policy on drugs, and now Havana is helping US officials stop the flow of narcotics from South America.
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VIDEO: Storm delays Republican gathering

Sunday, August 26th 2012, 8:42
related countries: Haiti Haiti, United States United States
related places: Florida, Republican

The US Republican Party decides to delay discussions at their national convention in Florida because of the approaching Tropical Storm Isaac, which has already swept across Haiti and Cuba.
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VIDEO: Nyad: Jellyfish sting 'like fire'

Wednesday, August 22nd 2012, 11:00
related countries: United States United States
related places: Florida

The American endurance swimmer Diana Nyad has abandoned her latest attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida.
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Cuba imprisons 12 over corruption

Tuesday, August 21st 2012, 20:09

A court in Cuba sentences a group of former ministers and officials to terms of between four and 12 years for corruption.
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US swimmer halts Cuba-Florida bid

Tuesday, August 21st 2012, 20:07
related countries: United States United States

US woman Diana Nyad is pulled from the water during her attempt to become the first person to swim from Cuba to the US without a shark cage.
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Squall holds up Cuba-Florida swim

Tuesday, August 21st 2012, 10:38
related countries: United States United States

An overnight squall holds up the bid by US woman Diana Nyad to become the first person to swim from Cuba to the US without a shark cage.
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US woman attempts swim crossing

Monday, August 20th 2012, 15:29
related countries: United States United States

A 62-year-old woman attempts to become the first person to swim from Cuba to the US without a shark cage.
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VIDEO: US woman attempts Cuba-US swim

Sunday, August 19th 2012, 14:10
related countries: United States United States

Diana Nyad has already been stung several times by jellyfish but is continuing her 166km (103 mile) journey.
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Cuba seeks jail term for Spaniard

Thursday, August 16th 2012, 9:11
related countries: Spain Spain

Cuban prosecutors are reported to be seeking seven years for Spanish politician Angel Carromero, accused over the death of dissident Oswaldo Paya in a car crash.
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Iglesias claims light-welter gold

Saturday, August 11th 2012, 22:51
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Cuban Roniel Iglesias avenges his World Championships defeat from last year to claim gold against Ukraine's Denys Berinchyk.
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Spaniard in jail over Cuban death

Tuesday, July 31st 2012, 22:51
related countries: Spain Spain

Cuba says it will keep Spanish politician Angel Carromero in custody as it investigates the death of dissident Oswaldo Paya in a car crash.
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Cuba dissident's death 'accident'

Monday, July 30th 2012, 20:28

Two foreigners who survived a car crash in which Cuban dissident Oswaldo Paya was killed dismiss reports that their vehicle was forced off the road.
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Cuba death crash 'not accident'

Sunday, July 29th 2012, 1:00

The wife of Cuban dissident Oswaldo Paya rejects official accounts that the car crash which killed him was an accident.
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Cuba says speed caused Paya crash

Friday, July 27th 2012, 22:24

The Cuban Interior Ministry releases a statement blaming driver error for the accident which caused the death of dissident Oswaldo Paya.
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Castro 'willing to talk to US'

Thursday, July 26th 2012, 18:11
related countries: United States United States

Cuban President Raul Castro, in an apparently impromptu address at the Revolution Day ceremony, says he is willing to hold talks with the US.
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Police free held Cuban activists

Wednesday, July 25th 2012, 17:33

A group of Cuban dissidents, who had been detained on Tuesday at the funeral of activist Oswaldo Paya, have been released without charge.
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Cuban activists held at funeral

Wednesday, July 25th 2012, 6:34

Cuban police arrest several dissidents after the funeral mass of prominent activist Oswaldo Paya, who died in a car crash on Sunday.
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Cuban activists pay tribute to Oswaldo Paya

Tuesday, July 24th 2012, 9:38

Deep emotions as tributes paid to Cuban dissident Oswaldo Paya
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Cuban dissident 'forced off road'

Tuesday, July 24th 2012, 3:48

Relatives of Cuban dissident Oswaldo Paya, who died in a crash on Sunday, say they believe his car was forced off the road, but authorities say the driver lost control.
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Crash kills top Cuban dissident

Monday, July 23rd 2012, 13:33

One of Cuba's most prominent dissidents and Sakharov human rights prize winner, Oswaldo Paya, dies in a car crash.
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VIDEO: Dance therapy, the Cuban way

Wednesday, July 18th 2012, 14:24

In Cuba children and young people with disabilities, including Down's syndrome, benefit from a rare rehabilitation programme.
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VIDEO: Cuban stranded in 47 day visa limbo

Wednesday, July 18th 2012, 13:59
related countries: Russia Russia

Cuban architect spent 47 days on a ferry before being allowed to re-enter Russia.
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VIDEO: First Miami-Cuba cargo ship in 50 years

Saturday, July 14th 2012, 1:55
related places: Havana

The first cargo ship to sail from Miami to Cuba in 50 years has arrived in Havana.
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Miami-Cuba cargo shipments resume

Friday, July 13th 2012, 19:57
related places: Havana

A ship carrying humanitarian aid from Miami to Cuba arrives in Havana for the first time in 50 years.
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Namibia-Cuba 'Noah's Ark' anger

Thursday, July 12th 2012, 10:42
related countries: Namibia Namibia, South Africa South Africa

Plans by Namibia's government to donate 148 wild animals to Cuba have been criticised by an animal rights group in neighbouring South Africa.
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Cholera reaches Cuba's capital

Sunday, July 8th 2012, 1:04
related places: Havana

The BBC learns that a patient has been diagnosed with cholera in the Cuban capital, Havana, days after the deaths of three people in the south-east.
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Cuba's Castro meets China leaders

Friday, July 6th 2012, 2:14
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing, Castro

Cuba's Raul Castro holds talks with Chinese leaders in Beijing, signing agreements aimed at further deepening ties between the two allies.
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