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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

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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Cuba's Raul Castro in China visit

Wednesday, July 4th 2012, 9:54
related countries: China China

Cuba's Raul Castro is in China for a four-day visit, his first since taking over the leadership from his brother, Fidel, in 2008.
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Cuba cholera outbreak confirmed

Tuesday, July 3rd 2012, 18:59

Cuban officials say there is a rare deadly cholera outbreak on the island, the first to be confirmed since shortly after the Cuban revolution.
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VIDEO: Grandmother abandons Cuba-US swim

Sunday, July 1st 2012, 11:51
related countries: United States United States

A 49-year-old grandmother has failed in her bid to become the first woman to swim from Cuba to the Florida Keys without a shark cage.
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Cuba's farewell to cheap imports

Monday, June 25th 2012, 0:34

Cuba bids farewell to cheap food imports as duty is reimposed
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Cuba rejects Medicare fraud claim

Thursday, June 21st 2012, 3:43
related countries: United States United States

Cuba rejects suggestions that it was invoved in a money-laundering scheme operated from the US, using the Medicare health insurance system.
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A boxer loyal to Cuba's revolution

Saturday, June 16th 2012, 13:44

The boxer who turned down millions to stay in Cuba
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VIDEO: Cuba bids farewell to boxing hero

Wednesday, June 13th 2012, 3:44
related places: Havana

Former heavyweight boxing champion Teofilo Stevenson, one of Cuba's greatest sporting heroes, is buried in the capital, Havana.
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Cuba buries boxing hero Stevenson

Tuesday, June 12th 2012, 20:48
related places: Havana

Heavyweight boxing champion Teofilo Stevenson, who won three Olympic gold medals for Cuba and refused offers to fight abroad, is buried in Havana.
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Cuba boxer Teofilo Stevenson dies

Tuesday, June 12th 2012, 6:55

Legendary Cuban boxer Teofilo Stevenson, who won three Olympic gold medals but turned down the chance to fight Muhammad Ali, has died aged 60.
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Florida anti-Cuba law challenged

Tuesday, June 5th 2012, 21:04
related countries: Botswana Botswana, United States United States
related places: Florida

The US subsidiary of big Brazilian construction company Odebrecht goes to court over Florida legislation that bans business with Cuba.
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Repsol to stop drilling in Cuba

Tuesday, May 29th 2012, 19:12

Spain's Repsol announces it is pulling out of Cuba after failing in its latest attempt to find oil off the island.
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Cuba artist Lam fetches top price

Thursday, May 24th 2012, 10:29

A work by Cuban surrealist painter Wifredo Lam sells for $4.5m at an auction in New York, a record price for one of his works.
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