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Viñales: Cuba’s first Global Geopark?

A group of researchers are currently working on a proposal which could see Viñales become Cuba’s first Global Geopark A group of researchers are currently working on a proposal which could see Viñales become Cuba’s first Global Geopark. The designation … Continue reading

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Cubans use late run to defeat Cajuns

HAVANA — Johnathan Stove scored 13 of his team-high 18 points in the second half, but Cuba’s Jasiel Rivero scored 18 of his game-high 24 points after halftime and helped the Cuban National Team pull away for an 81-71 victory … Continue reading

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Discover this historic link between South Mississippi and Cuba

BILOXI – As soon as he saw it, Cuban Commodore José Miguel Díaz Escrich recognized a French name and a 300-year-old link between Havana and Biloxi. The name: Pierre Le Moyne d’Iberville — the French Canadian explorer who first set … Continue reading

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Siena women ready for Cuba trip

The Saints are heading to Cuba on Monday. While there, they will play the Cuban National Team and they will teach kids when they host a clinic. The team has been learning about the country and its culture and this … Continue reading

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El Septeto Santiaguero, Sintesis bring vibrant sounds of Cuba to L.A. in August

Cuban son ensemble El Septeto Santiaguero can testify to the impact that recognition from the U.S. record industry can have on even a well-established non-U.S. act. While having formed in 1995, and since releasing eight albums and finding fame in … Continue reading

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UNESCO Official to Cuba Highlights Importance of Rumba

Havana, Aug 9 (Prensa Latina) The director-general of the UNESCO Cultural Office for Latin America and the Caribbean, Catherine Muller, highlighted today here the importance of Cuban rumba for being an expression of resistance and national identity. This music-dance expression … Continue reading

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Cuba to celebrate International Youth Day

With demonstrations of the art and work of young Cubans, the island will celebrate International Youth Day on August 12, which this year will commemorate the 60th anniversary of the assassination of the Saíz brothers With demonstrations of the art … Continue reading

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48th US Venceremos Brigade Defies Travel Ban to Cuba

Brigade members said traveling to Cuba allowed them to reflect on the differences between the two nations. Members of the U.S. 48th Venceremos Brigade returned home after an eye-opening trip to Cuba allowed the group to study socialism in motion, … Continue reading

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Sculptures of Ernest Hemingway in Cuba Attract Tourists

Havana, Aug 8 (Prensa Latina) Two sculptures of the U.S. novelist Ernest Hemingway have a particular impact on tourists who visit Cuba from all over the world. The first one is a bust is in the coastal town of Cojimar, … Continue reading

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Dialogue among youth, with Fidel always in mind

Faithful to the legacy of Fidel Castro, young people in Pinar del Río are discussing current challenges facing the world’s population and the conquests of the Revolution, while reiterating their pride as Cubans, as part of the Provincial Festival of … Continue reading

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