Category Archives: Exchanges

Cuba Hosts World Agro-Sciences Forum

Havana, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina) The International Congress of Agricultural Sciences, Agrociencias 2017, began today at the Conferencen Center in this capital, with the participation of some 400 specialists from 20 countries, including Cuba. The official opening of this event … Continue reading

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‘Che Lives in This Boricua’s Heart’: Lopez at Santa Clara Memorial in Cuba

“I hope that when I get back to Puerto Rico I can share with my compatriots the moments I spent in Santa Clara,” Lopez reflected. Nov 19 (Telesur) Puerto Rican freedom fighter Oscar Lopez Rivera visited the Ernesto Che Guevara memorial in … 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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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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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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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 diplomat to Triangle universities: Communism no barrier to closer ties

Nov 15, Durham, North Carolina, by Ray Gronberg, The Herald Sun In the face of headwinds from the White House, Cuba’s embassy in the U.S. is trying to build support from the ground up for an improvement in ties between its … Continue reading

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Harvard to Continue Support for Cuba Travel Despite Government Restrictions

Nov 15, by Sonia Kim, The Harvard Crimson Despite growing tensions between Cuba and the United States under the Trump administration, Harvard will continue to support students in their academic endeavors in the country. Last week, the White House announced … Continue reading

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Communication Experts Meet in Havana

Havana, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) The 9th International Meeting for Researchers and scholars of Information and Communication (ICOM) is beginning sessions today with the participation of professionals from some 15 countries. The president of the organizing committee of ICOM, Raul … Continue reading

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New Symphonic Program for Contemporary Music in Havana

Havana, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) The U.S. pianist Mac McClure will share the stage in this capital on Sunday with the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba, as part of the 30th Contemporary Music Festival, scheduled for November 11 to 19. … Continue reading

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