Cuban singer-songwriter Pablo Milanés died Monday in Madrid, after being hospitalized for a series of cancer-related infections. He was 79.
Hurricane Ian left Cuba with no electricity Tuesday night as it caused major damage to the island's network on its way to Florida. Only the few who have access to gasoline-powered generators were spared from the full-scale blackout.
With over 66% votes in favor, Cubans have approved through a referendum the introduction of same-sex marriage and other novelties, the Electoral Council announced Monday. The agency also considered the trend to be irreversible. Cuban President Miguel Díaz Canel said that justice has been done. The new legislation will replace the norms dating back to 1975.
New figures from US Customs and Border Protection (CBP), indicate that 2.15 million migrants were detained at the US/Mexico border over the past year, a 24% increase, but with a drastic change in the origin of the new migrants, since the fastest growing number are from Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua.
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has exposed in a document released Tuesday Nicaragua's disregard for civil liberties nationwide.
Cuba and Mexico have joined the list of countries such as Brazil, Peru, and Spain, where people with monkeypox have died, it was reported Tuesday. Worldwide, there have been 41,664 cases and 12 deaths.
Cuban authorities have confirmed during the weekend the first case of monkeypox in the country. It was a 38-year-old Italian tourist who was reported to be in serious condition, according to Granma.
Argentina's Alberto Fernández Thursday called for an end to blockades against Cuba and Venezuela during an event at the Kirchner Cultural Center (CCK) in Buenos Aires hosted by the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), of which he currently holds the pro-tempore presidency.
A gruesome fire in Cuba has reached its fourth day. A fuel deposit has been burning since Friday in Matanzas, in western Cuba, in what has already been described as the biggest industrial disaster in the country's history.
Cuban health authorities announced earlier this week that the Caribbean nation will produce some antibiotics in high demand at Intensive Care Units (ICUs) to save on their high price.