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32 min ago | Malaysian National News Agency

PM Of Solomon Islands Inaugurates Embassy In Cuba

Visiting prime minister of the Solomon Islands Gordon Darcy Lilo on Thursday inaugurated his country's embassy in Havana, Cuba's official daily Granma reported.


Related Topix: Solomon Islands, Oceania, World News, Cuba, Raul Castro, Thailand, Laos Travel, Asia Travel, Travel, Laos Travel, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia Travel, Malaysia Travel

12 hrs ago | WISN-TV

Air Algerie says plane likely crashed in Mali

The fate of the 116 people on board an Air Algerie flight, has reportedly crashed in Mali, is still unknown.


Related Topix: World News, Mali, Burkina Faso, Africa, Algeria, US Military, US Air Force, Cuba

14 hrs ago | Cigar Aficionado

Cuba's Stars

Cuba has made many great cigars since I first wrote about the island's "star cigars" in 1992.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, Cuba, NY, Smoking, Medicine, Health,

19 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

As President Obama dithers, Russia returns to the Americas

During a visit to Cuba two weeks ago, Russian President Vladimir Putin reportedly reached an agreement to reopen the huge Russian spy base in Lourdes, on the west side of the island nation.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, Vladimir Putin,

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

China and Cuba sign 29 bilateral cooperation accords

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here .


Related Topix: Environment, Science, Cuba, World News, Xi Jinping, Raul Castro, Fidel Castro

Babalu Blog

Chinese dictator strikes deals with Cuban dictator

Fidel: "Noooo... pero mira que dificil es meterle la mano en el bolsillo a este billonario chino...." Well, here it is at last: a flurry of official reports and staged photos to document the visit of Chinese dictator Xi to the nation formerly known as Cuba.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, China, Asia, Central America, Fidel Castro, Raul Castro, US News, Conservative Political News

The Jersey Journal

Illuminating Havana

As a member of a small group of architects sanctioned as cultural ambassadors by the U.S. State Department, Bernardsville resident Philip Kennedy-Grant, FAIA, recently traveled to Havana, Cuba.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Bernardsville, NJ


Leonel Matheu's exhibit examines Cuba's dystopian state

A state of dystopia, in the spirit of George Orwell's "1984," is exactly how Cuban-born artist Leonel Matheu describes his homeland.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Best Damn Sandwich in Town: Havana Cafe's Cuban

I have been avoiding writing this sandwich battle review for a while, because I just didn't want the honeymoon phase to be over with my public celebration of Goose the Market's Batali sandwich.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, Tampa, FL

The China Post

China's Xi eyes increased investment in Cuba

Chinese President Xi Jinping is visiting Cuba with hopes of expanding political and economic ties in the fellow communist nation.


Related Topix: Xi Jinping, Cuba, World News, Raul Castro, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Encyclopaedia Britannica


Two years later Castro proclaimed the Marxist-Leninist nature of the revolution.


Related Topix: Cuba, Central America, World News,

Foster's Daily Democrat

Church receives $7,000 to bring water filtration systems to Cuba

A local church has received $7,000 to help provide water filtration systems to Cubans.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, Exeter, NH,

Sun Jul 20, 2014

China Daily

China, Cuba to further advance ties

A Cuban student, identified as Luo Xiao by her Chinese name, holds up her calligraphic work of Chinese character "rabbit" at Beijing Language and Culture University in this file photo taken on Feb 1, 2011.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Cuba, Central America, Cuba, NY, Life, Holidays, New Year's Day/Eve, National University

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Miami Herald

Russia-Cuba love affair on again

In this July 11, 2014, file photo, Russia's President Vladimir Putin, behind, and Cuba's President Raul Castro attend a ceremony at the Mausoleum of the Soviet Internationalist Soldier in Havana.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, Vladimir Putin, Raul Castro, Fidel Castro

Free Republic

Hispanic Children Murdered on our Border—Media Silent

This might explain why most of you, amigos, have probably never heard of this atrocity against 'Hispanics' attempting to enter the U.S. The Democratic Party's public relations department saw no upside to publicizing You know it's bad when a mainstream media luminary himself admits to mainstream media 'negligence.'


Related Topix: Public Relations, Cuba, World News, Central America, Fidel Castro, Boat Disaster

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Hispanic Business

SITE Santa Fe -- Glenda Le n: This tree is more than a tree

Artificial leaves, trees, and glue comprise the medium for Glenda Len's work Esperanza , featured in SITE Santa Fe's biennial exhibition.


Related Topix: Arts, Photography, Cuba, World News

The Times-Picayune

Tales of the Cocktail panelists show mixologists how to truly 'throw down' a drink

Thursday kicked off the first full day of the 12th annual Tales of the Cocktail conference.


Related Topix: Drink, Cocktails, Life, Food, Recipes, Cuba, World News

The Republic

Fidel Castro: Ukraine to blame for downed airliner

Retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro on Friday blamed the Ukrainian government in Kiev for the downing of a Malaysian Airlines passenger plane.


Related Topix: Fidel Castro, World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Prison, Vladimir Putin, Cuba

A-Infos Radio Project

outFarpress presents: The Shortwave Report 07/18/14 Listen Globally!, Segment 1

A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Inspector general probing US 'Cuban Twitter' plan

This April 1, 2014 file photo shows students behind a business looking for a Internet signal for their smart phones in Havana, Cuba.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, US News, US Politics, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat