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December 7th

JFK speechwriter recalls Cuba crisis

Ted Sorensen, speechwriter and special counsel to President John F. Kennedy, recounted his role in the Cuban missile crisis and offered a spirited defense of the legacy of the slain president before a rapt audience in Dodds Auditorium yesterday. Read More

Jamaica claim three titles in Havana, Cuba

THE JAMAICA Combined Martial Arts Team completed a perfect year of competition at the weekend by taking the Busta Caribbean Championship in Havana, Cuba, claiming three trophies. Read More

Man slain in carjacking was recent arrival from Cuba

Abilio Perez was shot at least 12 times in a carjacking at a Chevron station on East 4th Avenue and 21st Street in Hialeah around midnight, according to Hialeah police spokesman Frank Gonzalez. Read More

Cuba movie crazy over Havana Festival

The New Latin American Cinema Festival, which also includes parallel showings of European films and US independent productions, is my favorite event of the year and one of the many reasons I love living in the Cuban capital. Read More

Cuba's olive branch-defense strategy

Cuba is not picking a fight with anybody but it is combat ready if George W. Bush makes good on his threat to launch preventive attacks against more of the countries he lists as his enemies. Read More

Raul Castro attends 13th birthday celebration for Cuban boy Elian Gonzalez

Acting President Raul Castro sat in for his ailing brother Fidel on Wednesday at an event marking Elian Gonzalez's 13th birthday " and another year of the ideological campaign launched after an international custody battle over the Cuban boy. Raul Castro, 75, has been increasingly taking on his brother's public duties amid persistent questions about when " or if " Fidel Castro will return to power. Read More

Cuba frees well-known dissident

A well-known Cuban dissident imprisoned in a government crackdown on the political opposition in 2003 has been unexpectedly released. Read More

December 7th

José Wilker to be in Havana

It was recently known that the popular Brazilian actor José Wilker, main character of films like Doña Flor y sus dos maridos (Mrs. Flor and her two husbands) and the soap opera Roque Santero, will be one of the personalities who will attend the XXVIII New Latin American Film Festival of Havana. Read More

Equipo Crónica in the Fine Arts

"Equipo Crónica in IVAM's collection" is a travel exhibit running until next January in the building of Universal Art of the National Museum of Cuba Read More

Cuban musicians touring Europe

The seven-country European tour of the orchestra led by Cuban musician Adalberto Alvarez (leader of "Adalberto y su Son") started Monday. A pianist, composer, arranger and director, Adalberto Alvarez is for many Cubans a Cuban son performer par excellence, and he is known as "El Caballero del Son" (Gentleman of Son). Read More