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Los Papines are in Havana

Los Papines were created in year 1959 -it was initially a quartet of voices and percussion - to which joined the brothers Luis, Alfredo, Jesus, and Ricardo Abreu. Read More

Havana's Carnival, the oldest popular festivity

Fantastic parades of skilful folk music dancers of comparsas - troupes of street bailadores performing spectacular choreographies - and congas. Havana visitors coming from all corners of the world mingle with its residents to enjoy the event. From Galiano street to Calle 23 people packed every open plaza, park anda areas specially decorated for the occasion. Read More

First Sirenis Hotel in Cuba

The company is administering the four-star Sirenis La Salina Varadero Beach Resort. The all-inclusive hotel has four restaurants, two underwater bars and a massage parlor, in addition to a 900-seat theater. Read More

Cuba and Venezuela to create joint farming companies

Cuba and Venezuela have signed an agreement to create five joint farming companies within the framework of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA). Read More

Nueva Trova: Cuban musicians captivate japanese audience

They brought with them a combined repertoire spanning 150 years of politically committed Cuban song. Renowned Japanese singer and guitarist Nobuyo Yagi introduced each of the 25 songs, giving historical background and conveying aspects to increase audience appreciation of the music. Read More

Melba Hernandez receives Honorary Doctorate

Alarcon recalled Melbas leadership of the Cuban Committee for Solidarity with Vietnam and later her years as ambassador. "Melba embodied the friendship and support of our people for the combatants of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos who were facing a US military aggression Read More

In Spite of Everything: Fifth reflextion on the Pan American Games

On 59 occasions we heard the spirited notes of the Cuban National Anthem playing. In spite of everything! Read More

Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean praises cuban economy

The Caribbean Island "is exporting much more services than it did in the past, and takes advantage of international prosperity in a context where it has qualified exportable labor force. Read More

Farmers from Alabama want to export more to Cuba

Grace, a third-generation poultry and cattle farmer, and others like him, are already able to do business with Cuba under a law passed by Congress in 2000 allowing the sale of humanitarian and agricultural products to the island nation Read More

Ambos Mundos Hotel , Hemingway still lives in a corner of Havana

<span>In a popular corner of Old Havana, just on Obispo and Mercaderes streets the Ambos Mundos Hotel is located, a preferred site for the American writer Ernest Hemingway </span> Read More