Author Archives: Anthony Brenner

American better off improving relations with Cuba

Nov 18, by Lauren Gette-King – letter to the Bozeman Daily Chronicle Recently, Cuba has found its way back into the spotlight – and not for the better. Accounts of U.S. diplomats experiencing health issues after their time in Cuba have … Continue reading

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Houston Music Highlight – Imágenes de Cuba

Apollo Chamber Players perform a piece inspired by, and recorded in, Cuba – from their new CD Nov 17, by Catherine Lu, Houston Public Media/University of Houston HPM’s “Houston Music Highlight” Series features performances with local connections – whether spotlighting … Continue reading

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US Former MLB Players on School Baseball Clinics in Cuba

Havana, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Baseball Federation and the Association of Retired Baseball Players of the United States will develop improvement clinics for athletes of the school category at three stadiums on the island. The exchanges started at … Continue reading

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Haydée Milanés Joins With Lila Downs to Enrich New Album Amor

Havana, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban singer Haydée Milanés published a version of the popular song La vida no vale nada (Life is worth nothing), on digital music platforms, performed by her and the renowned Mexican folklorist Lila Downs. The … Continue reading

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Cuba: Havana Exhibits 498 Years of Archaeological History

IN PICTURES: Nov 17 (Telesur) Cubans celebrated the 498th anniversary of La Villa de San Cristobal in Havana with an archaeological fair in the same place where the capital of the island was established.

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Professor reflects on adventures investigating Cuba

Nov 17 by Acacia Coronado, The Daily Texan/University of Texas at Austin Amid remnants of the Cuban revolution, history professor Jonathan Brown climbed the island’s Sierra Maestra, 10 kilometers off the beaten path of Fidel Castro, Che Guevara and Raul … Continue reading

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Cuban businesswomen seek Rubio meeting as U.S. policy bites

By Marc Frank HAVANA, Nov 17 (Reuters) – An association of Cuban businesswomen has asked to meet with Republican Senator Marco Rubio of Florida to explain the impact on the country’s nascent private sector of rolling back a detente in … Continue reading

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D. R. Will Preside Over Meeting of Venezuelan Govt,Opposition

Santo Domingo, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina)The Dominican Republic will preside over a meeting with the Government and the opposition in Venezuela, along with countries accompanying the process represented by its foreign ministers, on December 1 and 2, the Presidency reported … Continue reading

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Havana is reborn more beautiful than ever

The capital of all Cubans celebrates its 498 years Nov 15 (Granma) Havana reaches its 498th birthday more beautiful than ever, according to City Historian Dr. Eusebio Leal Spengler, speaking during a press conference held in the city’s central historic … Continue reading

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Young Jazz Musicians Competition Begins in Havana

Havana, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The Young Jazz Band, directed by maestro Joaquin Betancourt, is the main star of the opening gala of the 20th edition of the Young Jazz Musicians Competition (Jojazz), to be held until November 19. Young … Continue reading

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