Category Archives: Cultural

Lewis Hamilton Got Taste Of Cuba’s Legendary Car Culture On Unicef Trip

Three-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton is used to driving some of the most jaw-dropping, cutting-edge vehicles in the automotive industry, from his W08 EQ Power+ single-seater to his custom Pagani Zonda 760 LH. But even Hamilton doesn’t drive … Continue reading

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Cuba Expert Speaks At Eldredge Library

CHATHAM – On Wednesday, Aug. 23 at 10:30 a.m. Dr. Ted Henken will give a talk at the Eldredge Public Library about the long-fraught relationship between the U.S. and Cuba. “The main areas that I focus on are economic reforms … Continue reading

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Just Back From Carnival Paradise: Cruising to Cuba

The August air was thick but the seas were calm as the Carnival Paradise sailed into Havana on one of the most scenic approaches we’ve experienced aboard a cruise ship. Even though it was 6:30 a.m., many passengers gathered on … Continue reading

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Hospitality Students Go Beyond Cigars and Old Cars in Cuba

On-the-ground research project helps master’s students envision tourism ventures in a largely closed economy Editor’s note: This post is sponsored and produced by Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business.  When Georgia State University Clinical Professor Leonard Jackson joined … Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter in Cuba

It is precisely because of Cuba’s anti-racist and pro-worker policies that the U.S. government has labeled the country “a violator of human rights.” As activists unite to confront white supremacy in the United States, it is important for us to … Continue reading

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Cuba Wins Silver and Bronze Medals in Women’s Discus in Birmingham

Birmingham, United Kingdom, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban athletes Denia Caballero and Yaimé Pérez today won the silver and bronze medals, respectively, in the discus contest in the 12th stage of the 2017 Diamond League in this city. Caballero … Continue reading

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Feature: Charcoal gains ground in Cuba as export product

HAVANA, Aug. 19 (Xinhua) — Formerly considered as tough low-paid work that held interest for only the poorest peasants, small-scale vegetable coal production is gaining ground in Cuba thanks to its growing export potential. Cubans first became aware of how … Continue reading

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Cuba to Support Nicaragua for 11th Central American Games

Managua, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Nicaragua will receive support from Cuba to organize the 11th Central American Games, which this Central American country will host for the first time from December 3-17, official sources said on Sunday. ‘The fundamental objective … Continue reading

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Cuban baseball over the last 10 years

For over five years Cuban baseball’s top batter was Osmani Urrutia: the star player from Macagua 8, Las Tunas, and winner of six titles Time doesn’t just pass; it flies, and with the 57th National Baseball Series recently inaugurated, now … Continue reading

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Ties of friendship based on music

Puerto Rican artist, Danny Rivera, is currently recording two albums in Cuba Artemisa.-Singing has been my life ever since I was born and it is an honor to come here to do it. As a child I learned about Cuba … Continue reading

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