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VIDEO: Cuba's baseball veterans to play in US

Thursday, August 22nd 2013, 23:20
related countries: United States United States
related places: Havana, Miami

Veteran star players from Havana's biggest baseball club Industriales will travel to Miami for the first time to take on old team mates who defected to the US.
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Spain asked to probe Cuba death

Monday, August 19th 2013, 16:02
related countries: Spain Spain

The family of Cuban activist Oswaldo Paya ask a Spanish court to investigate his death, which was blamed by Cuban officials on a car crash.
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VIDEO: Coulthard in Cuban classic rally

Monday, August 19th 2013, 3:47
related places: Havana

The 9th Annual Havana Rally has taken place in Havana attracting enthusiasts including former Formula 1 driver, David Coulthard.
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Bahamas deports 24 Cuban refugees

Saturday, August 17th 2013, 0:07
related countries: The Bahamas The Bahamas, United States United States

The government of the Bahamas deports back to Cuba 24 refugees who had applied for asylum in the US and other countries.
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VIDEO: Man paddles from Cuba to Florida

Saturday, August 3rd 2013, 3:58
related countries: United States United States
related places: Florida

A US man has become the first person to paddle board between Cuba and the US, accomplishing the 111-mile (179km) voyage in 28 hours
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Toxic Cuba 'rum' leaves 11 dead

Saturday, August 3rd 2013, 1:05
related places: Havana

Eleven people die and more than 40 others are admitted to hospital in the Cuban capital, Havana, after drinking a toxic liquid sold as rum.
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US man paddle boards from Cuba to US

Saturday, August 3rd 2013, 0:35
related countries: United States United States

A US musician becomes the first person to paddle board between Cuba and the US, accomplishing the 111-mile (179km) voyage in 28 hours.
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VIDEO: US paddle board challenge begins

Friday, August 2nd 2013, 1:13
related countries: United States United States
related places: Havana

An American man has set off from Havana in a bid to become the first person to cross the Florida Straits in a day - standing on a paddle board.
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VIDEO: 'Focus on history' in Castro speech

Saturday, July 27th 2013, 0:40
related places: Castro

President Raul Castro says power in Cuba is being gradually transferred, in a speech at celebrating 60 years since the start of the revolution.
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Cuba in 'gradual power transfer'

Friday, July 26th 2013, 18:34

Cuban President Raul Castro says power is being gradually transferred to a younger generation, at the 60th anniversary of the start of the revolution.
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Jet fuselages found on N Korean ship

Monday, July 22nd 2013, 13:43
related countries: North Korea North Korea, Panama Panama

Panama says it has found two MiG jet fuselages on board the North Korean ship it seized last week for carrying "war material" from Cuba to North Korea.
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Panama charges North Korea ship crew

Thursday, July 18th 2013, 11:28
related countries: North Korea North Korea, Panama Panama

Prosecutors in Panama say they have pressed charges against the crew of a North Korean ship carrying weapons from Cuba to North Korea.
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Cuban baseball star 'defects to US'

Thursday, July 18th 2013, 1:26
related countries: United States United States

A baseball player from Cuba's national team reportedly defects to the US ahead of a series of friendly matches against a US all-stars team.
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Panama 'must free' N Korea arms ship

Wednesday, July 17th 2013, 21:57
related countries: North Korea North Korea, Panama Panama

North Korea urges Panama to release without delay its ship and crew - seized after weapons were found on board - in its first comments on the case.
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Cuban arms on seized N Korean ship

Wednesday, July 17th 2013, 16:14
related countries: North Korea North Korea, Panama Panama

A North Korean ship seized in the Panama Canal was transporting Soviet-era weapons for repair from Cuba, Havana says.
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VIDEO: Cuba's amazing dancing triplets

Thursday, June 27th 2013, 23:17

The teenage identical triplets tipped to be ballet stars
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Cuba corruption case Britons freed

Friday, June 21st 2013, 8:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two British businessmen who faced corruption charges in Cuba have been released, the British Embassy says.
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VIDEO: US and Cuba hold direct mail talks

Tuesday, June 18th 2013, 16:29
related countries: United States United States

Cuban and US officials hold talks about resuming direct mail services following a 50 year postal ban between the two countries.
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Jellyfish sting ends Cuba-US swim

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 2:46
related countries: Aruba Aruba, United States United States
related places: Florida, Havana

A jellyfish sting forces Australian athlete Chloe McCardel to abandon her attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida without a protective shark cage.
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Colombia peace talks resume in Cuba

Tuesday, June 11th 2013, 14:37
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Left-wing Farc rebels and representatives of the Colombian government resume peace talks in Cuba aimed at ending almost five decades of conflict.
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Cuba to offer public internet access

Tuesday, May 28th 2013, 20:15

The government of Cuba says it will soon expand public access to the internet, although it will maintain restrictions for access at home.
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VIDEO: Cuba's top ballet school restored

Monday, May 27th 2013, 9:42

After closing its doors in 2011 because the buildings had become too dangerous to dance in, the Cuban National Ballet School has reopened after more than $2m dollars of restoration work.
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VIDEO: Cuba reopens sugar mills

Wednesday, May 22nd 2013, 6:29

Cuba is reopening some of its mothballed sugar mills to try to take advantage of rising sugar prices.
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VIDEO: Cuban golf courses no longer 'elitist'

Saturday, May 18th 2013, 17:11

Five decades after Fidel Castro ordered Cuba's golf courses to be closed down because he considered them "elitist", the island's communist government has approved the construction of a luxury golf resort.
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Cuba golf project gets green light

Monday, May 13th 2013, 9:38

Cuba golf gets multi-million dollar boost
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VIDEO: Castro daughter leads gay rights march

Sunday, May 12th 2013, 10:29
related places: Havana

Gay rights campaigner Mariela Castro has led a protest march against homophobia in the Cuban capital Havana.
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Cubans march against homophobia

Sunday, May 12th 2013, 0:40
related places: Havana

Hundreds of Cubans march against homophobia in the capital, Havana, led by the president's daughter, Mariela Castro.
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Brazil to hire 6,000 Cuban doctors

Tuesday, May 7th 2013, 2:22
related countries: Botswana Botswana, Brazil Brazil

Brazil has begun negotiations to take on at least 6,000 Cuban doctors to work in rural areas, Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota says.
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VIDEO: Rare glimpse inside Cuba's prisons

Wednesday, May 1st 2013, 6:01

Cuba has allowed foreign journalists to visit several of its prisons, for the first time in almost a decade.
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Obama renews vow to close Guantanamo

Tuesday, April 30th 2013, 20:53
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama pledges a new push to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, amid a growing prisoner hunger strike there.
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Ex-US government worker 'Cuban spy'

Thursday, April 25th 2013, 21:43
related countries: United States United States

A former US government employee is accused of recruiting US citizens in sensitive national security posts to spy for Cuba.
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VIDEO: Cuba's Ladies in White collect prize

Wednesday, April 24th 2013, 3:41
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

Members of the Cuban opposition group Ladies in White have collected the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought in Brussels.
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Cuban protest group collects prize

Tuesday, April 23rd 2013, 19:30
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

Members of the Cuban opposition group Ladies in White collect the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought in Brussels.
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US 'kidnap' parents in Florida jail

Wednesday, April 10th 2013, 10:46
related countries: United States United States
related places: Florida

A US couple accused of kidnapping their two sons from their grandparents and fleeing to Cuba by boat are transferred to a Florida jail.
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