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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
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.