Category Archives: Cultural

Fidel honored in Washington

Nov 23 (Granma)  The willingness of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, to improve relations with the United States while preserving the island’s sovereignty, was highlighted during a panel discussion in honor of the first anniversary of … Continue reading

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Q&A: Diplo on historic concert in Cuba, Rihanna and Bieber

LOS ANGELES (The Associated Press) November 22, 2017  — Globe-trotting EDM star Diplo recently checked another locale off his performance wish-list: Cuba. In March 2016, the Grammy-winning producer-DJ and his trio Major Lazer became one of the first American acts to … Continue reading

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Vikings LB Emmanuel Lamur: Meeting Cuban relatives ‘a blessing to think of on Thanksgiving’

By Chris Tomasson / St. Paul Pioneer Press on Nov 22, 2017 MINNEAPOLIS — For years, Emmanuel Lamur had heard stories about relatives in Cuba he never had met. The Vikings linebacker was born in West Palm Beach, Fla., in 1989, five … Continue reading

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Havana Film Festival to Pay Tribute to James Ivory

Havana, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) The 39th International Festival of the New Latin American Cinema, which will take place in this capital city from December 8th to 17th, will pay tribute to U.S. director James Ivory with eight films from … Continue reading

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Scholar Says Cruiser Trips to Cuba Successful

Havana, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) Researcher and professor of Tourism in Havana University, Jose Luis Perello, described today as successful cruiser travel to this Caribbean nation. In an interview witjh the scholar, published by digital newsletter Caribbean News Digital (CND), … Continue reading

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Cuba to Open Its 39th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema

Nov 20 (Telesur)  Cuba has announced its 39th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema that will showcase over 400 films in the capital city of Havana. Nearly 308 of the 404 works showcased will be from Latin America, with 65 films, … Continue reading

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Hike and Music Accompany Cuba’s Unequaled Solidarity with Angola

Luanda, Nov 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuba’s unequaled solidarity with Angola was highlighted today with a hike under the chords of music by Cuban collaborators and residents here, and Angolans who celebrated 42 years of relations together. Under the sun – … Continue reading

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Cuban Henry Jaen Wins for the Fifth Time Marathon of Havana

Havana, Nov 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Henry Jaen won the Marabana marathon race for the fifth time on Havana streets and avenues, the largest mass sports event in Cuba attended by almost 6,000 long distance runners from 66 countries. Jaen … Continue reading

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Cuban Music Groups Raise Funds for Humanitarian Aid

Havana, Nov 19 (Prensa Latina) Various Cuban music groups perform today in the great cultural event ”Voy por ti” to raise funds and help cancer patients and those affected by Hurricane Irma. The concert, organized in Salon Rosado de la … Continue reading

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MARABANA Marathon to be Run Tomorrow in Havana

La Habana,Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) Almost 5 thousand runners, 262 of them visitors from 68 countries will run tomorrow the 31 Edition of MARABANA with distance of 21 and 42,195 kilometers, being the most important running activitiy in Cuba. This … Continue reading

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