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Cuba passes law allowing private home sales Many Cubans live in overcrowded apartments, because of a housing shortage Cuba has approved a law allowing individuals to buy and sell homes privately for the first time in 50 years, official media say. The
Cuba announced Thursday it is allowing the purchase and sale of real estate for the first time since the early days of the revolution, the most important reform yet in a series of free-market changes ushered in by President Raul Castro.
Che Guevara Rode On People's Vigilance James Magode Ikuya 7 September 2011 opinion In 1967 at the height of the US war in Vietnam, there stirred in our midst an exhilarating clarion call. Dr Ernesto "Che" Guevara wrote, from "somewhere in the world",
Thousands of Cubans paid tribute to late Defense Minister Julio Casas on Monday, filing silently past a larger-than-life photo of the fallen revolutionary as flags around the country flew at half staff. State television showed footage of President
One of Spain's largest media groups says Cuba has revoked the accreditation of its longtime correspondent on the Caribbean island for alleged bias and negative reporting, the latest in a series of steps by the communist government targeting foreign
Cuba has announced the first details a highly anticipated new law meant to loosen rules on the buying and selling of homes and cars, which have been tightly controlled since soon after the 1959 revolution. The law is still being
Cuban scientists calculate that median sea levels around the Caribbean nation will rise more than 30 inches by the end of the century due to global climate change, official media said Friday. Models predict the sea will rise 10.6
83 years (39 of them alive)...Argentinian rugby player, doctor, writer, soldier, politician, freelance revolutionary, beret model and father of five, Ernesto "Che" Guevara...Oh well, I suppose writing anything is impressive from a dead person.
If you're reading this, it's because the Rapture didn't happen after all. (Or if it did, you were one of those left behind. Sorry about that.) This probably won't have come as a surprise, not least because we have been promised the end of the world
The Associated Press Cuba says 310,000 people have become licensed independent workers as the government tries to lift a foundering economy by allowing some private-sector activity. An article in Communist Party newspaper Granma says 222,000 of those