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US Stanford Youth Orchestra to Perform in Cuba

Havana, May 30 (Prensa Latina) The US Stanford Youth Orchestra will offer a concert in Cuba, together with the Havana Camerata Orchestra on June 28, announced Dayana Garcia, director of the Havana Camerata here Wednesday. The show will start by … Continue reading

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Cuba: Camaguey Increases Charcoal Production for Export to USA

Camaguey, Cuba, May 24 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban eastern province of Camaguey has exported nearly 3,000 tons of charcoal, a share of it to the US market. A total of 8 enterprises from Camaguey province make this vegetable fuel made … Continue reading

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Cuba Updates its Regulations Related to Tobacco Consumption

Havana, May 24 (Prensa Latina) Updating the existing regulations to control smoking in public places is part of Cuba”s campaign to celebrate World No Tobacco Day, to be held on May 31. The head of the Department of School Health … Continue reading

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Cuba: Pork Meat Farming Industry Is a Good Business

Havana, May 23 (Prensa Latina) Consumption of pork meat is growing internationally, given its great acceptance and its development is a good business, stated here US pork meat producer Johm Hagenbuch, now a participant in an international forum on this … Continue reading

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Raul Castro sends floral wreath to pay homage to Jose Marti

Havana, Cuba, May 19.- Cuban President Raul Castro sent a floral wreath to be laid at the Jose Marti Mausoleum in Santiago de Cuba to pay homage to the Cuban National Hero on the anniversary of his death in combat. … Continue reading

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Meliá Hotels To Open Eight Hotels In Cuba

By Jessica Montevago May 17, 2017 — Meliá Hotels International will add eight hotels in Cuba under its Meliá, Innside and Sol brands. The Spain-based company will manage the 56-room San Carlos Hotel and the 49-room Union Hotel, both under … Continue reading

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Swenson Fest Day 7: Cuba reigns supreme

May 8, 2017 by John Swenson –The Music Festival culture created by George Wein at the Newport Jazz Fest and perfected here in New Orleans by Wein and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage organization has become an institution of … Continue reading

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10th Campaign against Homophobia and Transphobia Begins in Cuba

Havana, Cuba, May 4.- The 10th Campaign against Homophobia and Transphobia initiated in Cuba on Wednesday with the premise of educating the population on the respect of a free and responsible sexual and identity of gender orientation, informed the National … Continue reading

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Cuban ambassador optimistic of U.S.-Cuban relations in first trip to Louisville in more than 50 years

By Kevin Wheatly May 4, 2017 — Cuban Ambassador to the United States José Cabañas expressed his hope that the developing relationship between the U.S. and Cuba will continue under President Donald Trump’s administration during an historic visit to Louisville … Continue reading

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Cuba is making Big Progress

The Chicago Crusader | by Harry C. Alford May 5, 2017 — We just completed our fifth trip to Havana, Cuba. Each time we go we learn increasingly about this unique culture. The best thing I see in Cuba is … Continue reading

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