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  • Economic sanctions give Russia new bedfellows

    RIO de JANEIRO, Brazil — When a country imposes economic sanctions on another, there are always unintended consequences. In this case it all began when pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine shot down a Malaysian airline passenger plane. The United States...
  • Rabinos estadounidenses piden a Obama negociar liberación inmediata de Alan Gross

    LA HABANA (Reuters) - Unos 300 rabinos de Estados Unidos instaron al presidente Barack Obama a negociar la liberación de Alan Gross, un ex contratista preso hace casi cinco años en Cuba que sufre un deterioro de su salud y se ha despedido de su familia,...
  • Fidel Castro's daughter Alina Fernandez visits Cuba to be with ailing mother

    MIAMI Alina Fernandez, the rebellious daughter of former Cuban ruler Fidel Castro, has gone from Miami to Havana to be with her seriously ill mother. It's her first trip back since 1993, when she escaped the island using an altered passport and wig. A...
  • Centrobasket, México es campeón y se encamina al Mundial junto a Puerto Rico y Dominicana

    Centrobasket, México es campeón y se encamina al  Mundial junto a Puerto Rico y Dominicana
    México, 7 ago (EFE).- México se levantó como el campeón del Centrobasket 2014 al derrotar por 74-60 a Puerto Rico en la final del torneo que se celebró durante siete días en Tepic, Nayarit, noroeste de México. Con el triunfo, México se fue invicto en el...
  • Jose Abreu making smooth personal adjustment to U.S.

    Jose Abreu making smooth personal adjustment to U.S.
    One of Jose Abreu's biggest "wow" moments in Chicago arrived less than a month into his big league career when the White Sox rookie stepped to the plate with the bases loaded in the ninth inning against the Rays and hit a walk-off grand slam. The feat...
  • Industria turística de Cuba se estancó en 2013: informe

    LA HABANA (Reuters) - La industria turística cubana se estancó en el 2013 y este año el ingreso de visitantes al país está dando muestras de desaceleración, según un reporte del Gobierno publicado el miércoles, en la más reciente señal del...
  • Sox's Abreu takes pride in giving back

    Sox's Abreu takes pride in giving back
    Jose Abreu not only learned how to crush a baseball while growing up in Cuba, the White Sox rookie All-Star also learned the importance of giving back to the community. Hours before reporting to U.S. Cellular Field on Saturday to prepare for a 6:10 p.m....
  • 'Las Elegidas,' 'Domestic Animals,' 'Franco's Night' Selected for San Sebastian's Europe-Latin America Co-Pro Forum

    Mexican David Pablos' "Las Elegidas," "Domestic Animals," from Colombia's Andres Baiz, and "Franco's Night," by Bernardo Arellano, also from Mexico, will feature at the San Sebastian Fest's 3rd Europe-Latin America Co-Production Forum. Event will be...
  • Guantanamo-bound MRI machine redirected to Maryland

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba The curious tale of the missing prison camp MRI machine is only partially solved. A detention center spokesman said staff did indeed purchase a $1.65 million mobile MRI, short for magnetic resonance imaging machine, some...
  • Public employees should not have priority parking

     Public employees should not have priority parking
    My first day at my first real job — a dishwasher at one of those 24-hour family restaurants on a busy thoroughfare — the manager warned me, and he'd warned other employees, to park at the back of the parking lot, out near the dumpsters....
  • Cuba escapes UN sanctions in North Korean weapons transport scheme

    The United Nations has sanctioned a North Korean shipping company but spared Cuban entities in connection with a Cuban weapons shipment seized aboard a Pyongyang-bound freighter in violation of a U.N. arms embargo. Ocean Maritime Management Company, Ltd....
  • Cuba celebra su Día de la Rebeldía Nacional

    Cuba celebra su Día de la Rebeldía Nacional
    LA HABANA - Cuba celebró hoy su Día de la Rebeldía Nacional, emblemática fecha del calendario revolucionario que recuerda el fallido asalto al Cuartel de Moncada hace 61 años, con una llamada a la unidad frente a las "nuevas formas de guerra" con que el...