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2005-11-03 15:30:27

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba scoffed at a U.S. offer of $100,000 in assistance for Cuban hurricane victims on Thursday, saying the money was apparently destined for opposition groups on the communist-run island.

2005-07-12 00:51:29

HAVANA (Reuters) - Hurricane Dennis left 16 people dead and $1.4 billion in damages in Cuba when it roared through the island last week flattening houses and downing trees and powerlines, Cuban president Fidel Castro said on Monday.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.