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Christmas In Cuba Ahead Of Pope's Visit

AP | By PAUL HAVEN | Posted 12.26.2011 | World

HAVANA -- Cuban faithful celebrating Christmas say they have plenty to cheer this year as they prepare for the arrival of Pope Benedict XVI, the first...

Cubans Party For Annual 'Parrandas' Celebration

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In Cuba, Christmas is often celebrated with festival-like celebrations known as Parrandas, especially in the town of Remedios. These celebrations incl...

Christmas Returns to Cuba

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

To go to work on December 25, to have school on New Year's Eve or to be called to "voluntary labor" as the year drew to a close -- all this was possible in an ideologically fervent Cuba. Web Site Lets Cubans Abroad Buy Gifts On Island

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HAVANA — A country that shunned Christmas for decades is now looking to cash in on the holiday season, promoting an online shopping site designe...