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Local news for La Habana, Cuba continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

11 hrs ago | US News & World Report

Can Santos Finally Bring Peace to FARC-Ravaged Colombia?

As Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos prepares to be sworn in for his second term on August 7, the country is on the cusp of ending a 50-year war with its biggest domestic insurgency.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia, Cuba, Opinion

16 hrs ago | Townhall

Putin Robbed Blind in Cuba

Russian president Vladimir "Teflon" Putin is on a roll-or so we're led to believe by the media.


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

18 hrs ago | Babalu Blog

How Obama could easily help Cuba's 'self-employed'

If Fidel's three little pigs were really interested in the well being and future of the Cuban people, they would have come up with this idea themselves a long time ago.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, US News, Conservative Political News

22 hrs ago | A-Infos Radio Project

outFarpress presents: The Shortwave Report 07/25/14 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, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Israel

Yesterday | Greeley Tribune

Longtime Greeley police officer enjoying recent retirement

Juan Cruz paced around his wife's garden in Greeley on Wednesday morning, his two grandchildren bounding ahead of him.


Related Topix: Greeley, CO, Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Vegetables, Cuba, World News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

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


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

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,

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