Brazil is investing nearly a billion dollars in Cuba's new state-of-the art deep sea port and free trade zone. The BBC's Sarah Rainsford in Havana says both nations are planning for a time when Washington has lifted trade sanctions on the socialist nation.
Cuba has confirmed there's been a cholera outbreak in Havana. The announcement came after days of rumors in the Cuban capital, as doctors checked neighborhoods house by house for potential cholera cases.
Cuba announced today it will lift most travel restrictions in the New Year. Pretty much any Cuban who wants to will be allowed to leave. It could be a stunning change for Cubans. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Sarah Rainsford.
Pope Benedict XVI is in the midst of an historic trip to Latin America. After a three-day visit to Mexico, he moved to Cuba, where the Catholic Church has been vocal in pushing the island nation to move toward greater freedom.
Two successive earthquakes struck southern Spain Wednesday, toppling buildings in the town of Lorca. At least four people are confirmed dead. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from the BBC's Sarah Rainsford in Madrid.
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