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'Big opportunity': Cuba's entrepreneurs reinvent to survive pandemic

Sep 30 2020

HAVANA From a restaurant mixing take-away cocktails to a cosmetics company delivering home-made products by bicycle, Cuba's entrepreneurs - no strangers to hardship - are coping with the coronavirus shutdown in innovative ways. | Video

Cuban LGBT community calls out government for canceling parade

May 07 2019

HAVANA Cuban gay rights activists denounced the government's decision to cancel this year's parade against homophobia, accusing it of snatching away their main platform at a key moment as the Caribbean nation is set to debate legalizing same-sex marriage.

Cubans get best look yet at World Series – a day late

Oct 29 2017

HAVANA Cubans are getting their best look in years at baseball's World Series, watching the games on state TV broadcasts a mere 24 hours after the actual event, despite each team featuring a star Cuban defector.

Communist-ruled Cuba hosts first transgender Mass

May 07 2017

MATANZAS, Cuba For decades belonging to a religion and being anything but heterosexual was stigmatized in Communist-ruled, macho Cuba, making the Mass held by three transgender pastors in the western Cuban city of Matanzas all the more groundbreaking.

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