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Obama condemns ‘outrageous’ Brussels attacks

OBAMA ON BRUSSELS. US President Barack Obama addresses the people of Cuba at the El Gran Teatro de Havana, in Havana, Cuba, 22 March 2016. Photo by Jeffrey Arguedas/EPA
Obama: ‘We must be together regardless of nationality or race or faith in fighting against the scourge of terrorism’

HAVANA, Cuba (Mar. 23, 2016) — President Barack Obama condemned the “outrageous” attacks in Brussels on Tuesday, March 22, that killed about 35 people, saying the United States would do everything in its power to hunt down those responsible.

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Cuba reports first case of Zika

FIGHTING VIRUSES. Health authorities with the help of the Cuban army fumigate against the Aedes aegypti mosquito to prevent the spread of zika, chikungunya, and dengue in Havana on February 23, 2016. File photo by Yamil Lage/AFP
The first Zika patient in Cuba is a 28-year-old female doctor from Venezuela

HAVANA, Cuba (Mar. 2, 2016) — Cuba has detected the first case of Zika in a Venezuelan doctor who came to the island for postgraduate studies, the health ministry said Wednesday, March 2.

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Tropical storm Erika drenches parched Cuba

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View before the arrival of Tropical Storm Erika in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 28 August 2015. Photo by Orlando Barria/ EPA

HAVANA, Cuba (Aug. 30, 2015) — Tropical storm Erika broke up as it raked across Cuba on Saturday, August 30, drenching the drought-parched island in heavy rain after killing at least 20 people on the Caribbean island of Dominica.

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