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US Prize Awarded to Cuban Poet Nancy Morejon

Nancy Morejon

Cuban writer and poet Nancy Morejon said she was surprised for the work/life award granted to her recently in San Francisco, California, by the Latin American Studies Association (LASA). “It took me by surprise; I did not expect it,” the author of “Piedra Pulida” (Polished Stone) told Prensa Latina. She said it is not a book or an essay; it is an important award that recognizes an author’s career.

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Florida fire, journalist harassment reflect special U.S. rules for Cuba

Cuba - Miami

Early on April 27, fire destroyed the Coral Gables, Fla., offices of Airline Brokers, a charter flight provider servicing Cuba and other countries. The Fire Department blamed arson.

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Balancing Preservation and Transformation in Cuba: A Conversation with Eusebio Leal

Eusebio Leal

Cuba is undergoing a gradual economic and social transformation that potentially carries great importance for the island nation, as well as for its relationships with the United States and the rest of Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Nefarious details in the Cuban Five case

Gerardo Hernández

I sit on a gray plastic chair, facing a tiny, gray, plastic table and another empty, gray, plastic chair, waiting for Gerardo Hernandez in the visiting room of the maximum-security federal pen in Victorville, California.

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Contemporary LGBT rights in Cuba with Mariela Castro

Mariela Castro

In 2010 the Cuban government began providing sex reassignment surgery free of charge as part of their universal healthcare. This was the result of several years of work by the Cuban National Center for Sex Education under the leadership of Mariela Castro Espín, niece of Fidel Castro and daughter of current Cuban president Raúl Castro.

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The Nobel Peace Laureate

The Nobel Peace Laureate

I will hardly refer to the Cuban people, who one day rid their country of the United States domain, when the imperialist system had reached the height of its power.Men and women of different ages paraded on May Day down the most symbolic squares in all provinces of the country.

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Spain Calls for End of US Embargo against Cuba

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Spain considers it “necessary to end the trade, economic and financial blockade imposed on Cuba by the United States” since it “violates the basic rules of international trade,” the Spanish government said in response to a question posed in Parliament.

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Why the Cuban Five are Heroes of Today

Cinco días por los Cinco en la Casa p1.

It was during the 7th colloquium in Holguin, Cuba for the liberation of the 5 Cuban patriots unjustly imprisoned in the US for their counter terrorist activities that friend – a well-known comrade, veteran campaigner and documentary film-maker- explored concepts of what heroism in the 21st century might mean.

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Belarusians Express Solidarity with Cuba

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Minsk, May 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuba got expressions of solidarity as a special guest of the prize award ceremony of the “Zolote Piro” National Journalism Contest, organized by the Union of Journalists of this country (BUJ).BUJ President Anatoly Lemeshenok said that lies, manipulation and distortion, as well intellectual mercenarism of the media that attack Cuba and Belarus.

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World Demands Release of Cuban Five

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Ciego de Avila, Cuba, May 8 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples, Kenia Serrano, stated in this city that the world movement for the release of the five Cuban antiterrorist fighters unjustly held in U.S. prisons since 1998 have been stregthened.During a meeting in Ciego de Avila with Cuban and foreign students, and civil society organizations.