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Lights still out in Cuba’s 2nd city after Sandy
Cuba’s second city is still struggling to recover from the effects of Hurricane Sandy even as streetlamps in hard-hit lower Manhattan shine brightly and its subways begin rumbling through tunnels again.
Cuba denounces US diplomats
Cuba denounced the American diplomatic mission on the island on Friday for what it called subversive activities designed to undermine the government of Raul Castro, a shot across the bow just four days before the U.S. election.
Cuba: The revolution will not be energized
No oil find means no easy way out for the islandâ€™s economic woes. HAVANA, Cuba â€” Cubaâ€™s long, costly quest for socialism-with-oil appears to be ending in little more than a string of empty holes across the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico.
Cuba: 3rd exploratory offshore well also a bust
The third exploratory well drilled this year in deep waters off Cuba has come up a bust, authorities announced Friday, in yet another blow to the island’s hopes of a petroleum windfall that could boost its sagging economy.
Cuba’s oil hopes hit by another unsuccessful well
* Third failed well this year * Scarabeo 9 drilling rig leaving Cuba for West Africa HAVANA, Nov 2 (Reuters) – Cuba’s offshore oil hopes suffereda major blow on Friday with the announcement of another dry holein its still untapped fields and word that the drilling rig usedin the project will soon depart the communist island. Communist Party newspaper Granma reported that a welldrilled off …
Cuba’s 2nd city without power, water after Sandy
Residents of Cuba’s second-largest city of Santiago remained without power or running water Monday, four days after Hurricane Sandy made landfall as the island’s deadliest storm in seven years, ripping rooftops from homes and toppling power lines.
Cuba denounces U.S. diplomats
HAVANAâ€”Cuba denounced the American diplomatic mission on the island on Friday for what it called subversive activities designed to undermine the government of Raul Castro, a shot across the bow just four days before the U.
Cubaâ€™s bloggers stir up storm
Six days after hurricane Sandy passed through, Santiago â€” Cubaâ€™s second city, with a population of 500,000 â€” remained without power. Running water was scarce in Santiago, where a cholera outbreak was reported earlier this year, and there was a shortage of food.
On 26 July 1953, Fidel Castro led an ill-fated assault on the Moncada Barracks in Santiago de Cuba. This date was chosen because it was the 100th anniversary of the birth of the Cuban writer and patri