Author Archives: Anthony Brenner

Cubanacan Group Aims to Conquer Caribbean Tourism

Havana, Aug 10.- Cubanacan Group’s first vice president, Jorge Alberto Garcia, has stated today that his tourism company aims to become a significant reference for the travel industry in the Caribbean. This company, which turned 30 years on August 5, … Continue reading

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Chucho Valdes Opens Jazz Cycle in Havana

Havana, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) Jesus (Chucho) Valdes does not understand about conventions, if it is all about music. So it was showed, in a concert the Cuban outstanding jazz piano player and composer offered at the Havana Alicia Alonso … Continue reading

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Cuba’s First Cable Car Opened in Cayo Guillermo

Ciego de Avila, Cuba Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) The first cable car of Cuba was opened in Cayo Guillermo, something that will increase nautical activities of the tourist destination Jardines del Rey, in the northern central region of Cuba. Abelardo … Continue reading

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Cubanacan Tourism Group Turns 30

Havana, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) The tourism group Cubanacan is celebrating 30 years of experience on Saturday with an increase in its operations and services, in a country that receives more than four million foreign visitors a year. Founded on … Continue reading

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Venezuela to Install Truth, Justice and Reparations Commission

The commission will also seek to promote peace and prevent further violent acts directed against the Bolivarian Revolution. In its second session, Venezuela’s National Constituent Assembly will install the nonpartisan Commission for Truth, Justice, and Reparation for Victims, which will … Continue reading

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Primera Línea: An opportunity to approach Cuban music

The International Music Forum will allow international professionals to better understand both the general and specific characteristics of Cuban music Cuba is the island of music, which has become something of a brand, identifying it across the world. The objective … Continue reading

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First Decisions Made by Venezuela’s Constituent Assembly

The political body has launched its Truth Commission to investigate crimes committed by violent right-wing opposition protesters. The 545 elected members of Venezuela’s National Constituent Assembly, ANC, have begun dialogue sessions to update the country’s Constitution, just a day after … Continue reading

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Cuba’s cuisine a melting pot of culinary influences

by Raul Menchaca HAVANA, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) — Cuba’s culinary heritage is alive and well, thanks to award-winning Cuban chef Jorge Luis Mendez and others like him. “We have succeeded in preserving authentic, traditional Cuban cuisine,” said Mendez, who believes … Continue reading

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Grosse Pointe Avengers youth baseball’s Cuban adventure: A nervous arrival

In the first of a three-part series, Grosse Pointe Woods student John Cullen chronicles his travel baseball team’s historic trip to Cuba This is the first installment in a three-part Free Press series written by John Cullen, a 16-year-old Grosse … Continue reading

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Summit County-led trip to Cuba sets new mark for American sailing

For at least the last two generations of Americans it’s taken a pioneering spirit of immense proportions to visit Cuba, and reaching the forbidden country is only the first of many unknowns. When longtime Summit County local Lindsay Atkins started … Continue reading

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