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Cuba’s worst ever fire brought under control after burning for 5 days at oil depot, officials say
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Cuba’s worst ever fire brought under control after burning for 5 days at oil depot, officials say

Matanzas, Cuba – Firefighters on Tuesday finally overcame what officials described as the worst fire in Cuba’s history that over…
Lightning strike on oil storage tank in Cuba causes massive fire
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Lightning strike on oil storage tank in Cuba causes massive fire

(CNN) Lightning struck a large oil storage tank on Friday evening in Matanzas, Cuba, causing a huge fire. “We are…
Starved for fuel and broiling in the heat, Cuba faces deepening energy crisis
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Starved for fuel and broiling in the heat, Cuba faces deepening energy crisis

Havana, Cuba (CNN) – For Cubans, the heat is on and the power could go out any moment. Enduring broiling-hot…
Two Arab countries on the list of the most expensive passports in the world
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Two Arab countries on the list of the most expensive passports in the world

After you go through the battle of collecting documents, and completing the required procedures, you finally wait for your passport…
Cubans are arriving to the US in record numbers. Smugglers are profiting from their exodus
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Cubans are arriving to the US in record numbers. Smugglers are profiting from their exodus

Havana, Cuba (CNN) – As Cuba confronts the worst shortages of food and medicine in decades and runaway inflation, a…
At least 32 dead after a massive explosion destroyed a hotel in Havana, Cuba
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At least 32 dead after a massive explosion destroyed a hotel in Havana, Cuba

Havana (CNN) – At least 32 people have died, and 19 remain missing following Friday’s explosion at the Hotel Saratoga…
Cuba’s anti-government protesters sentenced up to 30 years behind bars
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Cuba’s anti-government protesters sentenced up to 30 years behind bars

(CNN) – Cuba’s Supreme Court sentenced more than 100 protesters in Havana to prison terms that ranged between four and…
New Cuban decree tightens controls on social media, sparking outrage
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New Cuban decree tightens controls on social media, sparking outrage

HAVANA, Aug 18 (Reuters) – Cuba introduced tighter controls on the use of social media this week, including a ban…
UN rights boss calls on Cuba to release protesters
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UN rights boss calls on Cuba to release protesters

The UN’s human rights chief Michelle Bachelet urged Cuba on Friday to release protesters and journalists arrested at anti-government demonstrations.…
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