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April 25th

José Manuel Carreño will dance flamenco in Havana with the Spanish Ballet of Cuba

The two shows are scheduled for Havana’s Grand Theater on Thursday and Friday and will feature the former American Ballet Theater star in the part of José, Spanish Ballet of Cuba principals Graciela Santana in the role of Carmen and Leslie Ung in the part of Micaela. Read More

Cuba’s Tourism Keeps a Growing Trend in 2012

48 214 more visitors arrived than during the same period of 2011 and particularly in March when Cuba achieved a sustained increase compared with January and February Read More

Cuban orchestra Havana d´Primera to perform in San Francisco

Havana musicians will perform next April 27 at 8 pm at Yoshi´s Jazz Club and Japanese Restaurant, San Francisco, CA. Read More

Debut in France of Symphony for Che Guevara

The piece by Argentinian composer Julio Cesar Pardo was masterly played by "Music in Utopia" Orchestra of young and veteran musicians with long career in France and Europe. Read More

Danza Contemporanea to perform at the Olympics Games

The world premier of the show will be at Newcastle, the official venue of the boxing competitions. It is not a coincidence: Galili´s proposal comes from the great Cuban tradition in this specific sport. Read More

April 24th

Could be Mariela Castro the next President of the Cuban Republic?

It's a possibility that can not be ruled, because although there are more applicants with the surname Castros to qualify for the presidency of Cuba, so far, the only one who seemed to be in the battle is his brother Alexander. However, Mariela appears with advantage due to her modern image. Read More

Argentina recieves the Grand Prize of Gibara Low-Budget Film Festival

Adria Santana Award, in tribute to the outstanding Cuban actress who died last year, was to the young Orisel Gaspar for his performance in the short fiction film El segundo amanecer de la ceguera (The second dawn of blindness) of Mauricio Franco (Peru-Spain) and the Actor Alexander Crow, for his performance in Maneuver of Richard Fontana (Cuba-Uruguay). Read More

The Spanish Company Repsol is drilling for oil near Florida Keys

The Spanish company Repsol has begun risky exploration for oil and natural gas on a semi-submersible rig, Scarabeo, made in China Read More

For the second year Santiago de Cuba's baseball team did not qualify for the playoff

The debacle suffered with their best pitchers in this crucial challenge in front of the team with fewer wins in the tournament. Read More

April 23rd

Fidel Castro was chosen by Time Magazine among the 100 famous figures in the world throughout history

<span class="long_text"><span class="hps">The list</span> <span class="hps">was made by</span> <span class="hps">the renowned</span> <span class="hps">essayist</span> <span class="hps">and historian</span> <span class="hps">Joel</span> <span class="hps">Stein</span><span>, who</span> <span class="hps">about</span> <span class="hps">Castro</span> <span class="hps">just wrote</span> <span class="hps">ironically</span><span>: "A</span> <span class="hps">good list</span> <span class="hps">needs a</span> <span class="hps">name that</span> <span class="hps">will generate</span> <span class="hps">controversy."</span></span> Read More