Alan Gross is scheduled to walk out his Cuban prison in 2024 and when he does he will have a nest egg waiting after his lawyers settled a lawsuit with his former employer Development Alternatives Inc., a USAID contractor.
The Latin American Council of Churches (ClaI) will meet in Cuba next week, after finding alternative funding to that seized by the US government, said Nilton Giese, general secretary of the group on Thursday.
Brazilian doctors objected Wednesday to the recent announcement that their government plans to hire 6000 Cuban doctors to meet the shortfall of health professionals in interior regions of the nation, reports AP.
The leader of the Ladies in White, Berta Soler, received the Vaclav Havel award on Wednesday, given by the organization Human Rights Foundation, during the Oslo Freedom Forum held in the Norwegian capital, EFE reported. Norwegian capital, EFE reported.
This coming week will have relatively high temperaturas. Starting Saturday scattered afternoon rains will occur, typical of our summer weather, and a product of the heating up during the day. The average high temperature will be 32°C (88 F) on the weekend.
Cuba will return to the Davis Cup after four years of not competing, decided the National Sports Commission on Tuesday, reported DPA news.
A total of twenty seven families living in the beach town of Guanabo, east of Havana, lost their homes amid a strong police special troops operation to evict them, reported Diario de Cuba on Tuesday.
The Cuban male duo composed of Jorge Campos and Andy Pereira fell Tuesday to the Swedes Hampus Nordberg and Fabian Akerstrom, and were eliminated from the World table tennis tournament being held in Paris from May 13 to 20.
The Cuban Pastoral Platform issued a proclamation on Tuesday expressing the need for the reunification of the Cuban State Security agents serving long prison terms with their families on the island, reported Prensa Latina.
The secretary of the Communist Party in the province of Artemis, Ulises Guilarte, was removed from his post and replaced by José Antonio Valeriano who until now directed the Department of Industry and Construction of the Central Committee.