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Friday, 22nd January 2010 MoH gets $1m to facilitate Cuban medical volunteersBY JAMES KARUHANGA

The South African government has donated$ 1 million towards the facilitation of Cuban volunteer specialist doctors working in the country.

South African Ambassador Gladstone Dumisani Gwadiso… Continue reading

Vietnam, Cuba vow to boost financial cooperation

Vietnam and Cuba will enhance the exchange of experiences in the management of tax, public spending and foreign exchanges as well as tax and treasury cooperation.

Cuban Minister of Finance and Prices Lina… Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, 01.21.10

Steps to transition of post-Raul Castro Cuba envisionedIn a study on Cuba's future, an expert said leader Raúl Castro likely would strengthen the military and implement other safeguards before he dies or retires.BY JUAN O. TAMAYOjtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com… Continue reading

Letter: Blame Cuban starvation on CastroPosted: January 21, 2010 – 12:11amBy Pete Montes de Oca

Editor: I am writing in response to the letter published recently, "Cubans suffer many forms of starvation," written by Kristy Weeks, a member of an… Continue reading

Havana sex change of heartAPLast Updated: 12:55 PM, January 20, 2010

HAVANA — Cuba has begun performing state-sponsored sex-change operations after the government lifted a longtime ban on the procedure in 2007, President Raul Castro's daughter said yesterday.

A sexologist… Continue reading

Castro Daughter Says Cuba Communists Exclude GaysBy REUTERSPublished: January 19, 2010

HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuban President Raul Castro's daughter accused the ruling Communist Party on Tuesday of discrimination against gays and said she will write a letter to its "top… Continue reading

Posted on Tuesday, 01.19.10Cuba performing state-sponsored sex change surgeryBy ANDREA RODRIGUEZAssociated Press Writer

HAVANA — Cuba has begun performing state-sponsored sex-change operations after the government lifted a longtime ban on the procedure in 2007, President Raul Castro's daughter said Tuesday.… Continue reading

CubaEvents of 2009

The change in government leadership in 2006-when Fidel Castro handed control to his brother Raul-has had little effect on Cuba's dismal human rights record. Cuba remains the one country in Latin America that represses virtually all forms… Continue reading

ARTSCuban Musicians Resuming U.S. PerformancesBy Roque Planas*Credit:Roque Planas

NEW YORK, Jan 18, 2010 (IPS) – New York City recently hosted its first Cuban band in five years, after the group Septeto Nacional became the first to win a visa that… Continue reading

Firm develops golf courses in Cuba(19-01-2010)

HANOI — The Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUD) and Cuba's Palmares SA Group have signed a real estate deal to build two golf courses-cum-hotel complexes in Cuba.

The two complexes, which will include… Continue reading

Houston now exports to Havana, Santiago

A French shipping company has been authorized by Washington to provide weekly cargo transport from Houston to Cuba, The Houston Chronicle reported Sunday.The Marseilles-based CMA CGM Group, a container line, has begun to carry… Continue reading

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