Cuba Restores Parity of US Dollar, Convertible Peso

7 Havana, Mar 14. -The Monetary Policy Committee of the Cuban Central Bank has restored parity between the Cuban convertible peso (CUC) and the U.S. dollar (USD), according to a note published in Granma newspaper on Monday. In 2005, it was decided to revalue the exchange rate of the CUC to the U.S. dollar and other foreign currencies by eight

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Cuban Judokas Head for Paris Grand Slam

2 Havana, Feb 2. – The Cuban men´s judo team will compete in the Paris Grand Slam Feb. 5-6, coach Justo Noda confirmed on Wednesday to Granma newspaper. World medalists Oscar Braison (more than 100 kg) and Oreidis Despaigne (100) are leading the team. The other members are Antonio Betancourt (60), Ronald Girones (73), Osmay Cruz (81), Asley Gonzalez (90)

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