Cuba’s self-employed advertise for first time, Repsol abandons oil explorations, and Ciego de Ávila become champions of Cuban baseball.
Jamaican Minister announces tougher response to child sex offenders; D.R. investigates corruption in recent elections.
Rains flood Sancti Spíritus, Mariela Castro visits the US, questions arise concerning the internet cable, and UN denounces Cuba’s human rights record.
Oil well turns up dry, Enrolment in higher education down, Bay of Pigs document remains classified, and Cuba marks 110 years of independence.
Laurent Lamothe announces female friendly government; educational reform doesn’t make the grade; new orphanage provides hope.
Mariela Castro says her father supports gay unions, tourism fair held in Cayo Santa María, and 200 Cubans detained in Mexico.
World Bank to fund women’s training initiative; UN Peacekeepers questioned over alleged sexual assault; Contemporary Haitian art celebrated in Cuba.
Country celebrates May Day, International Press Freedom Day invites condemnation, and Cuban press takes a look at Cubans’ unique names.
Haiti ends political stalemate; Obama welcomes new Haitian Ambassador to the United States; Sean Penn takes Haiti to Cannes.
Two actors defect before film festival, thousands of homes and cars sold this year, video conference held on migratory reform, and La Bodeguita turns 70.
Former military officers dig in their heels; severe weather conditions claim lives ; Haitian author awarded prestigious literary prize.
Tensions heighten as former soldiers force entry into Parliament; Martelly leaves Haiti without a leader; gun crime terrorises the capital.
Government vows solidarity with Argentina in Repsol nationalisation, Catholic Church hosts a debate on migration, and Harley Davidson enthusiasts meet in Varadero.
Mexican President Felipe Calderón visits promising renewed ties, Cuba dominates Summit of the Americas debate, and government promises migratory reform.