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Cubadisco 2010: International Symposium

The Center for Research and Development of Cuban Music (CIDMUC) and the Organizing Committee of Cubadisco 2010 –Havana’s international record fair and contest-invite Cuban music lovers to participate in an international symposium that will be held from May 17 through the 21. Read More

Cuba Readies for April 25 Election

The head of the Cuban National Electoral Committee, Ana María Mari Machado, stressed the importance of electoral authorities correctly carrying out their responsibilities at all levels to have a successful April 25 elections. Read More

Raul Castro: Fidel Doing 'Very Well For His Age'

There is new information regarding the health of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro. His brother, Raul, says his 83-year-old brother is doing "very well for his age," despite a health crisis that forced him to step down as Cuba's leader and has kept him out of public for almost four years. Read More

Cherie DeCastro dies at 87; member of singing trio the DeCastro Sisters

She was the last surviving member of the Latin singing group that started in Cuba and found success in Las Vegas. In 1947, the sisters sang 'Babalu' on the first telecast of KTLA. Read More

Vessel Amistad already in Cuba

The black-hulled schooner Amistad was unmistakable, sailing into the deep, long harbor of this industrial port, bright main and foresails taut in the steady breeze.<br /> Read More

Rural Minnesota group visits Cuba, see trade opportunities

A Minnesota group of agriculture and rural leaders is back from a visit to Cuba and sees lots of opportunities there for such state products as cooking oil and beef, if the trade embargo is lifted. Read More

PR group to perform in Cuba despite Miami protests

Members of the Puerto Rican music group Calle 13 say they don't care if their upcoming concert in Cuba is criticized by exiles in Miami who oppose the communist regime. Read More

David Alvarez and Juego de Manos Pega’os in Guantanamo

David Alvarez and his group Juego de Manos have conquered all generations of Cubans for 16 years. What at the beginning was an experiment among five instrument players, says Alvarez, later assumed an East musical sonority: going back to the son origins. Read More

Cuban ballet maitre Fernando Alonso refuted the anti-Cuba media campaign

Cuban ballet maitre Fernando Alonso refuted the anti-Cuba media campaign launched by the United States and Europe, &quot;an US counter-offensive before the strong pro-Cuba movement in Latin America.&quot; Read More

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