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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

Fidel Castro to release memoirs

Wednesday, July 28th 2010, 0:45

Fidel Castro unveils plans to release a volume of memoirs, telling how his revolutionaries defeated the Cuban army.
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Castro silent on Revolution Day

Monday, July 26th 2010, 16:19

Cuban President Raul Castro attends Revolution Day events but does not speak, while despite speculation, Fidel does not appear.
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Fidel Castro makes mausoleum trip

Sunday, July 25th 2010, 9:43
related places: Havana

Former Cuban President Fidel Castro makes his first reported appearance outside Havana since handing over power to his brother in 2006.
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Why Russian tourists are returning to Cuba

Thursday, July 22nd 2010, 6:58
related countries: Russia Russia

For the first time since the collapse of the Soviet Union almost 20 years ago, large numbers of Russians are heading back to their former Cold War ally, Cuba.
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Cuba ready to free more prisoners

Tuesday, July 20th 2010, 15:54

The president of Cuba's parliament, Ricardo Alarcon, says the island is ready to free more political prisoners after announcing this month it would free 52.
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US judge jails Cuba spying couple

Friday, July 16th 2010, 16:50
related countries: United States United States

A US judge sentences a former State Department worker to life in prison without the possibility of parole for spying for Cuba.
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Fighting on

Friday, July 16th 2010, 12:19

Freed Cuban dissidents tell of time in jail
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Released Cubans see little change

Thursday, July 15th 2010, 23:21
related countries: Spain Spain

Former Cuban political prisoners now in exile in Spain deny their release has signalled a change in political conditions in Cuba.
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Two more Cuban exiles in Spain

Wednesday, July 14th 2010, 16:28
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Madrid

Two Cuban dissidents arrive in Madrid, joining seven others who flew to Spain on Tuesday as part of a planned release of 52 political prisoners.
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Cuban exiles speak out from Spain

Wednesday, July 14th 2010, 2:15
related countries: Spain Spain

The first seven of 52 freed Cuban political prisoners speak of continuing "the struggle" after flying to Spain with their families.
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In pictures

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 20:46
related countries: Spain Spain

First dissidents freed by Cuba arrive in Spain
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Cuban exiles speak out from Spain

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 20:09
related countries: Spain Spain

The first seven of 52 freed Cuban political prisoners speak of continuing "the struggle" after flying to Spain with their families.
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Cuban dissidents arrive in Spain

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 13:53
related countries: Spain Spain

The first seven of 52 political prisoners Cuba has agreed to release and send into exile are now in Spain with their families.
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Cuban dissidents arrive in Spain

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 13:53
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Havana

The first seven of 52 political prisoners Cuba has agreed to release and send into exile are now in Spain with their families.
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Fidel Castro appears on Cuban TV

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 5:33

Cuba ex-President Fidel Castro has made his first TV appearance in 11 months in an interview focusing on foreign affairs.
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Fidel Castro appears on Cuban TV

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 2:16

Cuban ex-President Fidel Castro make his first TV appearance in 11 months in an interview focusing on foreign affairs.
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Rare pictures show smiling Castro

Sunday, July 11th 2010, 16:16
related places: Castro, Havana

New photographs show Fidel Castro greeting workers in Havana in a rare glimpse of the former Cuban leader.
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Cuba 'starts freeing dissidents'

Sunday, July 11th 2010, 7:16

Cuba has started releasing political prisoners as part of an agreement to free 52 dissidents, inmates' relatives say.
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Cuba dissident ends hunger strike

Friday, July 9th 2010, 8:36

Cuban dissident Guillermo Farinas ends a long hunger strike after the government announces it is to free 52 political prisoners.
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EU 'should respond to Cuba move'

Thursday, July 8th 2010, 18:26
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Havana

Spain calls on the EU to soften its position on Cuba after Havana says it will free 52 political detainees.
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Is this a new era for Cuba?

Thursday, July 8th 2010, 9:51

Cuba has agreed to free 52 political detainees - its largest prisoner release for decades. Is this a 'new era' for Cuba?
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Cuba to free political prisoners

Thursday, July 8th 2010, 8:52
related places: Havana

Cuba agrees to free 52 political prisoners in the largest prisoner release by the communist authorities for decades.
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Spain wants Cuba dissidents freed

Tuesday, July 6th 2010, 14:05
related countries: Spain Spain

Spain's foreign minister is in Cuba to push for the release of political prisoners, including a hunger-striker close to death.
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Cuba political prisoner list dips

Tuesday, July 6th 2010, 8:03

The number of political prisoners has fallen in Cuba in 2010, a human rights group on the island says.
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Spain to press Cuba on dissidents

Monday, July 5th 2010, 21:29
related countries: Spain Spain

Spain is set to increase pressure on Cuba to free political prisoners, some of whom are on hunger strike.
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Cuban hunger striker 'could die'

Saturday, July 3rd 2010, 21:07

Cuban dissident hunger striker Guillermo Farinas is in danger of dying after refusing food since February, a doctor says.
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Cuban hunger striker 'could die'

Saturday, July 3rd 2010, 21:07

Cuban dissident hunger striker Guillermo Farinas is in danger of dying after refusing food since February, a doctor says.
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Cuba frees paraplegic dissident

Saturday, June 12th 2010, 19:58

The Cuban government is releasing an ailing political prisoner and transferring six other dissidents to jails closer to home
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Cuba dissidents oppose travel ban

Friday, June 11th 2010, 1:54
related countries: United States United States

A group of Cuban dissidents urges the US Congress to drop the travel ban on US citizens visiting Cuba.
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Cuba 'begins prisoner transfers'

Wednesday, June 2nd 2010, 14:01

Cuba begins transferring some political prisoners to jails closer to their homes, campaigners and Church officials say.
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Cuban prisoners 'win concessions'

Monday, May 24th 2010, 4:28

Cuba reportedly eases jail conditions for political detainees after talks with Church leaders and a public hunger strike.
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