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Cuba defeat St Vincent and the Grenadines 3-0

Cuba picked up their first win in the finals of the Digicel Caribbean Cup with a deserved win over tricky opponents St Vincent and the Grenadines. As with Guyana in the preceding match before them, Cuba had to win this game if they had any chance of staying in this years Digicel Caribbean Cup finals. They showed why they are the number one ranked side in the CFU rankings when they started brightly and took the game to SVG. Read More

House of Africa: 21 years promoting cultural roots

At one of the colonial houses in Obrapía street, Old Havana, number 157, where used to be a tobacco warehouse and a commercial center by the end of the 19th century, arose the House of Africa 21 years ago, a historical center belonging to Havana's Historian Office. Read More

Silvio Rodriguez to perform in Chile

Cuban singer-songwriter Silvio Rodríguez chose March to perform again before the Chilean people in several stages in Santiago, where hell launch his new musical production "Érase que se era". Two years ago, and at the mythical "Víctor Jara" Stadium of the Chilean capital, large crowds followed his voice and guitar and enjoyed the concerts of the tour "Cita con ángeles". Read More

Begins Casa de las Americas Award

After the presentation of the Jury and the opening speech of the Colombian theatre actor Santiago García, special guest of the event, will be inaugurated this Monday the Casa de las Americas Awards 2007. In this 48th edition of the award 427 unpublished works of the letters in Latin American will vie for the award in the genres novel, theater, literature testimony, and essay of artistic literary theme. Read More

Cuba to massive Shanghai Show

Cuba is among the over one hundred countries which have confirmed their participation in the Universal Exhibition of Shanghai, China, scheduled for May1-October 31, 2010, and expected to be attended by about 200 nations and international organizations. Read More

Correa heralds ties with Cuba

Ecuadorian President-elect Rafael Correa has augured a strengthening of the bilateral relations and collaboration with Cuba after meeting with the island s Vice President Carlos Lage. Sunday, in declarations to Cuban journalists, Correa said his nation will import high-quality and low-priced medicines from the Caribbean state to be able to truly offer free public health to his people. Read More

Cuban son legends captivate Berlín

Cuban son music star pianist Guillermo Rubalcaba González, guitarist José Maracaibo Castañeda and octogenarian singer Reynaldo Creagh conquered the favor of viewers that crowded on Saturday the Admiralpalast theater in Berlin to see the show The bar at Buena Vista. Read More

Cuba Alba projects made progress

Twenty hospitals, schools and policlinics, in what were formerly high school dorms, are now providing services in Jaguey Grande, western Matanzas Province, to the Bolivarian Alternative of the Americas (ALBA). Read More

From Mexico to all of Europe, Cuban music sounds with Bamboleo

Lazarito Valdés and his band Bamboleo, in the middle of the success of the CD Knoct out, performed recently in Mexico and returned to Cuba to share with the Cuban public the festivities for the new coming of the year 2007. In February they will be having a big tour around Europe. Read More

Aceituna Sin Hueso Hit Cuba

Combining Caribbean rhythms with Andalusian folkloric music, they become the new sensation in Cuba. The Cuban group Aceituna sin hueso is led by the vocalist, composer and director Mariela Moreno, and has achieved a musical combination of Caribbean rhythms and Andalusian folkloric music that has put them at the fore of the so-called "new era fusion" of Cuban music. Read More

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