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Cuba: U.S. locked in Cold War

HAVANA — Cuba criticized the United States Tuesday for “aggressive” Cold War-style moves to block it from attending the Summit of the Americas which meets in Colombia this week. The US government vetoed proposals to include Cuba, the Americas’ only Communist country, among invited leaders to the summit in Cartagena,…

Cuba to test new AIDS vaccine on humans

Cuba’s top biotech teams have successfully tested a new AIDS vaccine on mice, and are ready to soon begin human testing, a leading researcher told a biotechnology conference in Havana on Monday. “The new AIDS trial vaccine already was tested successfully (on mice) and now we are preparing a very small, tightly controlled phase…

Cuban ‘Wikipedia’ includes entry for dissident blogger

HAVANA — Cuba’s EcuRed digital encyclopedia, inspired by Wikipedia and operated by the island’s Communist Youth, has added an entry for award-winning dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez. The unusual turn of events in the Communist country, where information is tightly controlled and dissent is barely tolerated, comes with a price: Sanchez,…

Castro ‘laughs’ off Twitter rumors of death

HAVANA — Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro is “laughing” off rumors about his death that went viral on Twitter, an official Cuban blogger said Tuesday. “Fidel Castro studied, analyzed and is laughing at the rumors on Twitter,” wrote Yohandry Bloquera on his blog (www.yohandry.com). “The CIA tried to kill him…

Cuba lashes out against ‘vulgarity’ in popular music

Cuba on Wednesday took aim at “vulgarity” in popular music, decrying the sexually graphic lyrics that are increasingly common in music played by young people on the communist island. “We note with great concern that in the past few years there has been a… type of artistic expression, including in popular Cuban music, that…

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