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"Idolo" auction record for Lam, fetched $4.56 million from a South American collector

A painting by Cuban surrealist Wifredo Lam, named for an African Yoruba goddess also worshipped in the Caribbean, led Sotheby's strongest Latin American evening art sale ever on Wednesday night. Read More

Mariela Castro praised Obama's recent statement expressing support for same-sex marriage in the United States

Mariela Castro has been pushing actively for the legalization of gay marriage in Cuba, where homosexuality was repressed for many years Read More

Cuba’s Catholic magazine "Espacio Laical" blasts critics of Cardinal Ortega

The Catholic magazine says there’s a campaign to get rid of Cuban Cardinal Jaime Ortega because he’s too close to Cuban leader Raúl Castro. Read More

Cuba says prison population at more than 57,000

More than 57,000 people are in jail in Cuba, according to a report about the prison population published by Granma. Read More

Circus Fantastic from Canada in Cuba as part of the 11 edition of the Festival Circuba 2012

Magic and fantasy characterize the performances of the world renowned Circus Fantastic from Canada, who will visit Cuba for the first time this summer Read More