The scenario is the same year after year since the Havana Book Fair first opened in 1982: big crowds making lines to take home world literature. Only that this year the Cuban Book Institute is selling over eight million books. Read More
The bishops of Cuba have given President Raúl Castro Ruz their "vote of confidence," and urged the new leader to take the "transcendent measures" necessary to respond to the tensions and anxieties of the nation's populace. Read More
During the Magisterial Conference at the Aula Magna of the University of Havana. Cubas daily newspaper Granma reports on a meeting by Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, the Vaticans Secretary of State, held yesterday at the Aula Magna of the University of Havana. Read More
This year the Mugarik Gabe Cinema and Cooperation Exhibit, in the Basque city of Bilbao, will devote a special section to the international festival of poor cinema held each year in Cuba, presided over by filmmaker Humberto Solas. Read More
Havanas movie theatre Chaplin, attached to the Cinemateca de Cuba, hosted the 2nd Season of Contemporary Norwegian Film, February 16-24. It included the presentation of the feature film "Neighbours" and the short film "Sniffer."
The prestigious French poet and translator, Claude Couffon, was named, last Tuesday in Havana, a foreign member of the Cuban Language Academy. He deserved such a condition for his tireless work as promoter of the Iberian American letters. Read More