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Robles disqualified after clash

Monday, August 29th 2011, 13:50

Cuba's Dayron Robles is disqualified after winning the 110m hurdles at the World Championships, handing Briton Andy Turner the bronze.
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Chavez set for Caracas treatment

Monday, August 29th 2011, 3:36
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Caracas

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez is set to undergo a third round of chemotherapy, this time in Caracas, after having a cancerous tumour removed in Cuba in June.
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Chavez home after more treatment

Wednesday, August 17th 2011, 3:40
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he is in good spirits after returning home from Cuba following a second round of cancer treatment there.
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VIDEO: Cuba's unusual first 'gay wedding'

Sunday, August 14th 2011, 4:02

A Cuban man and transgender woman have married in what is being seen as the country's first "gay wedding".
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Cuba sees its first 'gay wedding'

Saturday, August 13th 2011, 23:22

A gay Cuban man marries his transgender partner in what has been hailed as the first "gay" wedding on the communist island.
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VIDEO: Cuban wedding for sex change bride

Thursday, August 11th 2011, 14:39
related places: Ignacio

Wendy and Ignacio marriage is an unusual one - she is a transsexual and he is gay.
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US woman abandons Cuba to Florida swim

Tuesday, August 9th 2011, 7:52
related countries: United States United States
related places: Florida

Diana Nyad, 61, is forced to end her bid to be the first person to swim from Cuba to the US without a shark cage.
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US woman attempts swim from Cuba

Monday, August 8th 2011, 3:05
related countries: United States United States

A 61-year-old woman begins her attempt to become the first person to swim from Cuba to the US without a shark cage.
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Chavez goes to Cuba for treatment

Sunday, August 7th 2011, 4:46
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez flies to Cuba to resume cancer treatment, two months after he had a tumour removed on the island.
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Cuba rejects US contractor appeal

Friday, August 5th 2011, 19:07
related countries: United States United States

Cuba's Supreme Court rejects an appeal by US aid contractor Alan Gross against his 15-year sentence for crimes against the state.
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VIDEO: Cuba's assembly backs reforms

Tuesday, August 2nd 2011, 9:19

Cuba's National Assembly has given its backing to President Raul Castro's plans to reform the country's stagnating economy.
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Cuban assembly approves reforms

Tuesday, August 2nd 2011, 5:15

Cuba's National Assembly backs President Raul Castro's plans to reduce bureaucracy and reform the country's migration laws.
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VIDEO: Is Cuba ready for reform?

Friday, July 29th 2011, 21:27

Cuba remains the only communist run country in the Western hemisphere and this weekend marks five years since Raul Castro took over power from his ailing elder brother Fidel.
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Chavez returns after chemotherapy

Sunday, July 24th 2011, 12:39
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez returns home after a first round of treatment for cancer in Cuba.
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Chavez ends first chemotherapy

Friday, July 22nd 2011, 21:25
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says the first phase of his treatment for cancer has ended successfully in Cuba.
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Jailed American appeals in Cuba

Friday, July 22nd 2011, 19:12
related countries: United States United States
related places: Havana

US contractor Alan Gross, sentenced in Cuba to 15 years in prison for crimes against the state, appeals to the Supreme Court in Havana for his release.
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Public enemy No 1?

Wednesday, July 20th 2011, 2:54
related places: Castro

The elderly Cuban militant who still yearns to topple Castro
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Chavez 'to run in 2012 election'

Monday, July 18th 2011, 20:43
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuela says President Hugo Chavez will stand in the 2012 election, despite undergoing further cancer treatment in Cuba.
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Chavez back in Cuba for treatment

Sunday, July 17th 2011, 7:01
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Chavez

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is back in Cuba for further cancer treatment, after delegating some powers to his ministers during his absence.
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VIDEO: Chavez returns to Cuba for treatment

Sunday, July 17th 2011, 3:01
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez flies to Cuba for chemotherapy, delegating some powers before leaving.
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VIDEO: Chavez plans cancer treatment in Cuba

Saturday, July 16th 2011, 7:27
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is to return to Cuba to resume cancer treatment, including chemotherapy.
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Chavez plans more Cuba treatment

Saturday, July 16th 2011, 6:23
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he will return to Cuba on Saturday for further cancer treatment, after having a tumour removed there.
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Buena Vista guitarist Galban dies

Sunday, July 10th 2011, 9:21
related places: Havana

Buena Vista Social Club guitarist Manuel Galban has died in Havana after suffering a heart attack aged 80.
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VIDEO: Cubans eye property sale prospect

Saturday, July 9th 2011, 21:46

Private property sales are set to make a comeback in Cuba for the first time since they were outlawed by the government after the 1959 revolution.
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Venezuela marks independence date

Tuesday, July 5th 2011, 19:57
related countries: Spain Spain, Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuela marks the 200th anniversary of independence from Spain, a day after President Hugo Chavez made a surprise return from surgery in Cuba.
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Chavez addresses Caracas crowds

Monday, July 4th 2011, 23:04
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Caracas

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez addresses cheering crowds in Caracas after returning from Cuba, where he had surgery for a cancerous tumour.
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Hugo Chavez returns to Venezuela

Monday, July 4th 2011, 21:29
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez returns home after a prolonged stay in Cuba for treatment for cancer.
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Cuba to allow sale of homes, cars

Friday, July 1st 2011, 18:30

Cuba is to end its 50-year-old ban on buying and selling cars and homes, says the Communist Party newspaper.
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VIDEO: Chavez tells of cancerous tumour

Friday, July 1st 2011, 10:21
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has revealed he has had surgery to remove a cancerous tumour, in his first speech since flying to Cuba for treatment.
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VIDEO: Chavez tells of cancer surgery

Friday, July 1st 2011, 6:42
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has revealed he has had surgery to remove a cancerous tumour, in his first speech since flying to Cuba for treatment.
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Chavez tells of cancerous tumour

Friday, July 1st 2011, 2:53
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he has had surgery to remove a cancerous tumour, in his first TV speech since flying to Cuba for treatment.
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In pictures

Wednesday, June 29th 2011, 19:07
related places: Guantanamo

Guantanamo prisoners keep art alive inside the Cuba jail
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New Chavez footage on Cuban TV

Wednesday, June 29th 2011, 3:50
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Cuban state television airs footage and stills of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, amid speculation about his recovery from an emergency operation.
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VIDEO: Cuban TV shows Chavez 'looking well'

Wednesday, June 29th 2011, 2:11
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Chavez

Cuban state TV release images of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez with former Cuban President Fidel Castro, in an effort to end speculation over Chavez's health.
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