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UN General Assembly once more rejects U.S. blockade of Cuba

The UN General Assembly voted on Cuba's resolution calling for "an end to the economic, commercial, and financial blockade imposed by the U.S. against Cuba."


Cuba: Pope takes mass and visits Fidel

The Pope completed his visit to Cuba and was welcomed to the U.S. today.


René González in Mexico gives thanks, welcomes advice

He and the other Cuban 5 are traveling to many countries to personally thank the millions who took part in defeating the attempt to keep them in prison.


Cuban health care draws worldwide praise

Cuba's health care reforms are the basis for health care providers to extend medical care, medical education, and disease prevention.


Today in history: The city of Santiago de Cuba is 500 years old

Cuban poet, writer, and national hero, José Martí, is buried in Santiago, which was also the home of the revolutionary hero Frank País.


Cuba-U.S. relations: the hard road toward normalization begins

A large crowd gathered to watch the flag raising; they cheered as the Cuban flag flew over the embassy for the first time in 54 years.


United States still trying to undermine Cuba’s government

Cuba and the U.S. will soon open embassies in their two capital cities, ending 54 years of no diplomatic relations. Yet normal bi-national relations are unlikely.


UN agency praises Cuba’s food security program

Under-nutrition afflicts fewer than five percent of Cubans. And Cuba has helped reduce the number of the world's hungry by half as of 2015.


Cuban workers caring for Nepal quake victims

A new chapter in the story of Cuba's outreach to people began with the arrival in Katmandu, Nepal of 49 Cuban health care workers.


Cuban ebola team nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

The Henry Reeve Brigade is only a small part of Cuba's vast system of medical solidarity help to scores of poorer countries.

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