Today in Cuba news: regime uses Paya’s death to attack dissident funding, rum brand legal battle, cabaret shut down
Still in police custody, Aron Modig admitted he had travelled to Cuba twice to deliver money to Mr Paya and "share experiences" with young political activists. Cuba has been busy using his statement to make its point about dissidents ever since.
The Swedish man who survived the crash that claimed the lives of Cuban dissidents Oswaldo Payá and Harold Cepero has returned home. Meanwhile, his Spanish colleague remained behind to face a possible homicide charge.
Oswaldo Payá, unquestionably the most centrist of Cuba’s opposition leaders, was also one of the movement’s giants.
The litigation between Bacardi and Cuba over the use of the Havana Club trademark in the U.S. market is over, but Cuba is still trying to hold on to the name.
A new report shows that Cuba’s bank deposits have fallen from $5.65 billion at the end of September 2011 to $2.8 billion at the end of March.
Aug 1 (Reuters) - Top seeded Cuban bantamweight Lazaro Alvarez Estrada beat future U.S professional fighter Joseph Diaz Jr. on Wednesday to advance to the quarter-finals in the best fight of the Games so far.
When a prominent Cuban singer opened a restaurant and cabaret, he believed he was following President Raul Castro's cry for more small business. But local authorities shut it down without warning. What happens next is seen as a test of Castro's commitment to economic changes.