The free market is still limited in Cuba, but already it is altering lives and reshaping attitudes
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Friday 27 July 2012
Finchley super-heavyweight Anthony Joshua will have to battle past a man with one of the most famous names in world amateur boxing history if he is to realise his dream of claiming a medal at his home city Olympics.
Thursday 26 July 2012
Cuban President Raul Castro has said his government is willing to mend fences with bitter Cold War foe the United States and sit down to discuss anything, as long as it is a conversation between equals.
Wednesday 25 July 2012
The Australian government has dropped its court battle to seize profits from a book written by a former Guantanamo Bay detainee, saying that his guilty plea before a US military commission could not be relied upon.
Wednesday 25 July 2012
The death of a Cuban dissident killed in a car crash on Sunday is at the centre of growing controversy after family members claimed that the vehicle he was travelling in was deliberately forced off the road.
Tuesday 24 July 2012
Oswaldo Paya, an activist who spent decades speaking out against the Communist government of Fidel and Raul Castro, died on Sunday in a car crash. He was 60.
Travel Agenda: Monaci delle Terre Nere; Fred Olsen; New York's 'Restaurant Week'; Western & Oriental
Friday 13 July 2012
Where to go and what to know
Monday 09 July 2012
World 400 metres hurdles champion Dai Greene will captain Great Britain's athletics team at the Olympics.
Sunday 08 July 2012
The Women on the 6th Floor (106 mins, 12A)
Friday 06 July 2012
Seven short films, each by a different director, on the magical variety of Cuba's capital.
Thursday 21 June 2012
It’s World Music Day and officially three weeks to Latitude! World Music Day or ‘Fete De La Musique’ is an international celebration of all things musical taking place in more than 110 countries and 403 cities around the world with hundreds of music acts taking part in numerous free performances and bringing music to the masses.
Wednesday 13 June 2012
Teofilo Stevenson, who has died of heart disease at the age of 60, was one of the best heavyweight boxers of his generation, and was widely regarded as the greatest boxer never to fight for money. He won gold medals at three consecutive Olympic Games from 1972 to 1980, in Munich, Montreal and Moscow. He said of that era: "The Olympic Games in Munich and Montreal are the fondest memories I have from my life, the best stage of my career."
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