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Santiago de Cuba, pays homage to Cuban poet José María Heredia, considered the first Romantic poet in the Americas.

The Casa Natal de José María Heredia Museum is hosting the event.  It includes scientific panel discussions on the need to preserve the cultural center, which treasures the legacy and several objects of the poet –also known as the Niágara Singer—born on December 31st, 1803. Read More

Mario Bennedetti dies, illustrates Uruguayan writer and Cuban´s friend

Latin American novelist, poet and journalist Mario Benedetti has died of respiratory and intestinal complications at the age of 88 in Montevideo, Uruguay, Latin American press reported. Read More

Cuban writer Senel Paz in the 35th Buenos Aires International Book Fair.

An overview of Cuban culture and literary work from the 50s to the present was presented by Cuban writer Senel Paz at the 35th Buenos Aires International Book Fair. Read More

Complete literary work of Lezama Lima will be published in Cuba in his centenarian birthday

Lezama Lima has been recognized by writers and critics as one of the most influential authors in Spanish language of the second half of the XX century Read More

Festival of Oral Narration starts today in Havana

Today's agenda includes the traditional oral narration, with performances for adults. Read More

Roberto Fernández Retamar was Bestowed with Top Cuban Distinction

Roberto Fernandez Retamar, president of the Havana-based Casa de Las Americas cultural institution, was bestowed the Jose Marti Order Read More

Nominated two works of Casa de las Américas for the Special Award of Cubadisco 2009

"Coleccion Palabra de esta America," a compilation of writers including Mario Benedetti, Julio Cortazar, Gonzalo Rojas, Pablo Neruda and Gabriela Mistral and the disc "Coleccion Musica de esta America," that includes the most representative works by Victor Jara and Mercedes Sosa. Read More

XIV Havana International Festival of Poetry in May

The event will pay tribute to the prestigious Palestinian poet, Mahmud Darwish, who died last year in the USA and to the Cuban Gabriel de la Concepcion Valdes (Plácido) in the bicentenary of his birth date. Read More

Patrimonium Numen, new cuban scientific magazine on heritage publised in Cienfuego

Under the title Patrimonium Numen, this new project will be hosted, every three months, in the Azurina digital site, a place to promote the artistic work in the territory. Read More

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