Cuba Headlines

Cuba News, Breaking News, Articles and Daily Information

Cuban film for Mexican Award

The film "Paginas del Diario de Mauricio" by Cuban filmmaker Manuel Perez may win the Ariel Prize, annually conferred by the Mexican Film Academy to the best Ibero American production, related sources confirmed. Read More

Cubas free med school draws Detroit crowd

A crowd of students and community activists gathered at the Detroit City Council chambers Dec. 9 to hear the Rev. Lucius Walker from Pastors for Peace describe a program offering free medical schooling in Cuba. Detroit City Councilmember JoAnn Watson hosted the meeting, held on International Human Rights Day. Read More

Guilty pleas in Cuba spying case

A psychology professor and his wife pleaded guilty Tuesday to reduced federal charges in a case involving allegations that both had spied for the Cuban government for decades. Read More

Cuban pitcher signs with Pittsburgh

Cuban pitcher Yoslan Herrera has signed a 3-year, free agent contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette said Herrera, 25, will be given a signing bonus of $750,000 and salaries of $380,000, $390,000 and $400,000. The newspaper said performance bonuses could total $1.2 million. Read More

Argentina and Brazil with 10 Corals each: the most prizes

It was somewhat expected, but not to such an extent, that the Coral prizes this year would be shared among various films. There hasnt been that great movie that grabs immediate attention. The jury members appreciated certain interesting aspects of each of the films in competition. And so 32 of them received prizes. Read More

Vocal Sampling: a peculiar band

It began as a joke and has become a technical challenge today. The members of the Cuban group Vocal Sampling sound like a band, but they do not use instruments. Read More

Cuban National Ballet Company back in Cuba

The Cuban National Ballet Company is back in Cuba after a successful South American tour. The ballet company danced in Chile and while there, President Michelle Bachelet received company director and Prima Ballerina Assoluta Alicia Alonso at La Moneda Palace, the headquarters of national government. Read More

Cuba pays tribute to german scientist

The Havana Higher Institute of Medical Sciences (ISCMH) granted German doctor Hansotto Reiber with the "special guest professor" designation for his valuable contributions to public health on the island and his active participation in Cuba solidarity activities. Read More

Members of Congress go to Cuba seeking to improve relations

A delegation of American lawmakers sought improved diplomatic and economic ties with Cuba on Friday, anticipating leadership changes in Havana and on Capitol Hill. Ten U.S. House members were expected to discuss the possibility of easing U.S. trade and travel sanctions in meetings with Communist officials. Read More

Cuban dancer awarded Doctorate

Cuban dancer, Carlos Acosta, was awarded Doctor Honoris Cause from the Metropolitan University of London by Dean John Carter. Acosta expressed that this experience would inspire him to greater efforts in his work and to be better in his professional life. Read More

Syndicate content