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Substituting Imports with Quality Cuban Products

Communist Party Political Bureau member Jose Ramon Machado Ventura highlighted the importance of producing quality products in the national effort to substitute imports with domestic goods. Read More

Film Director Fatih Akin Sends Greeting to the Cuban Public

The excellent German filmmaker Fatih Akin (1973), considered the new Fassbinder, sent greetings to the Cuban public that attended the 29th New Latin American Film Festival and was admired by his last film The Other Side, Oscar nominated. Read More

Cuban Judokas Bring Home Medals from Tour of Asia

Despaigne, 100 kilo champ in Rio 2007 Pan American Games, got his ticket to the Beijing 2008 Olympics by winning bronze in the World Judo 2007 Championship also held in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro. Read More

Havana Film Festival Hosts Theoretical Seminars

President of the Festival's organizing committee, Alfredo Guevara, presided over a panel on December 9 in which the book Los años de la ira. Viña del Mar 67,(The years of wrath. Viña del Mar 67) was launched. Read More

Reina Sofía Prize Awarded to Old Havana

The Havana City Historians Office received the international Reina Sofía award for cultural patrimony conservation and restoration in the category of material patrimony. It will be presented by Her Majesty the Queen on December 19 in Madrid. Read More

Peruvian Women Demand Visas for Cuban Five's Wives

The Peruvian women presented 120 petitions for visas for Olga and Adriana, the wives of Rene Gonzalez and Gerardo Hernandez, respectively. Read More

Venezuelan Film at Havana Fest

The film, based on the book "Francisco de Miranda," precursor of Latin American independence, tackles the most outstanding moments of the Caracas leader, a historic figure of the past supported by present reality. Read More

Danny Glover Presents Documentary on The Cuban Five in LA

The documentary "The Trial: The Untold Story of the Cuban Five," dedicated to the five Cuban antiterrorist fighters held in US prisons, was screened last Thursday in the Hollywood Area, L.A. with the opening speech of renowned actor Danny Glover. Read More

Estela Bravo to Premiere Film in Cuba

Bravo told Prensa Latina that the movie presents four of 500 children delivered to friends of soldiers who tortured and murdered their parents, who have been found by the grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo. Read More

Garcia Bernal Debuts at Havana Fest

This is the second time that Garcia Bernal visits the island, in June 2004 he attended the premiere in this capital of "Diario de Motocicleta" (Motorcycle's Diaries) by Brazilian Walter Salles. Read More

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