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Report - Bob Dylan in Cuba -'The best ice cream and the worst spoons'

<p style="text-align: justify;">Two Bob Dylan stories from La Habana, both related to Mariachi-type musicians in restaurants. First, at a little seafood place, there was a quartet of wonderful musicians playing traditional Cuban music (including ones these groups play for tourists: "Perhaps" and "Besame Mucho"). Read More

Book about Cuba Published in Japanese Language

<p style="text-align: justify;">HAVANA, CUBA.- The book “Crazy About my Cuba” by Tomiaki Nishimura, professor of the University of Kagoshima in the city of Kyushu, was launched in Japan. Read More

Gabriela Mistral, the First Latin American Nobel Prize Winner

<p style="text-align: justify;">When the Nobel Prize Award ceremonies resumed on December 10, 1945, —just a few months after the end of World War II— in Stockholm, Sweden, a Chilean woman, Gabriela Mistral, was presented with it. Read More

Hurricane Earl could take aim at Carolinas by Friday

<p style="text-align: justify;">After dealing a glancing blow to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, Hurricane Earl was heading back out into the open Atlantic Tuesday, but forecasters warned the large and dangerous storm could have the Carolinas in its sights later this week. Read More

Former Cuban leader admits 'injustice' for gays and lesbians during revolution

<p style="text-align: justify;">Havana, Cuba (CNN) -- Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro said he acknowledges the persecution of gays and lesbians during the Revolution in his country, according to a newspaper interview published Tuesday. Read More

August 31st

Fidel Castro Visits National Aquarium Again

<p style="text-align: justify;">HAVANA, Cuba, Aug 31 (acn) Exactly 45 days after a previous visit to the National Aquarium in Havana, the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, again visited this facility on Monday. Read More

Raul Castro Meets with the President of Guinea Bissau

<p style="text-align: justify;">HAVANA, Cuba, Aug 30 ago (acn) Army General Raul Castro, President of the Cuban councils of State and Ministers, met on Monday afternoon at the Council of State with his counterpart from Guinea Bissau, Malam Bacai Sanha. Read More

Reds to Summon Aroldis Chapman From Minors on Tuesday

<p style="text-align: justify;"><br> The Cincinnati Reds are expected to call up the left-hander who it seems is bent on redefining the phrase "hard-throwing" Chapman, who left Cuba to pursue a dream of playing Major League Baseball, signed with the Reds during the offseason. Read More

Free Cuba Phone Market Urged on Obama by AT&T, Nokia, Verizon

<p style="text-align: justify;">Nokia Oyj, AT&amp;T Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. are urging the U.S. government to ease rules that keep them from operating in Cuba even after President Barack Obama loosened telecommunications regulations last year. Read More

Cuban Soprano Wins Award in Austrian Festival

<p style="text-align: justify;">Cuban soprano Johana Simon won the third award of the Grandi Voci International Singing Contest HAVANA, CUBA.- Cuban soprano Johana Simon won the third award of the Grandi Voci International Singing Contest sponsored by the Oper im Berg Festival of Salzburg in Austria. Read More