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August 31st

New York City To Honor Arsenio Rodriguez - A Master Of The Son Montuno And Innovator Of Salsa Music

Arsenio Rodriguez (born Ignacio Arsenio Travieso) was a blind Cuban bandleader and composer recognized by scholars as the master of style of Afro-Cuban music called son montuno. Read More

Outstanding Cuban ballet teacher passes away

Former Cuban ballet dancer and teacher, Mirta Hermida, passed away in Havana on Wednesday as a result of a heart attack. Read More

Gas station blast injures 31 in Cuba; 5 'grave'

 An explosion ripped through a gas station in the eastern city of Santiago, injuring 31 people, including five seriously Read More

Cuba in front of Children's Baseball World Venezuela-2012

Cuban baseball team held today in front of the child Mundialito VII of discipline held in Margarita, Nueva Esparta state, with four wins in five times at ground. Read More

Cubans Present Project at 13th Venice Biennial of Architecture

The Cuban Choy-León architectural project presented their plan for a hotel in downtown Havana, to the 13th Venice Biennial of Architecture Read More

August 30th

Isaac caused minimal damage in Cuba

As the death toll from Tropical Storm Isaac climbed to 24 in Haiti, work crews in Cuba were sweeping up the debris left behind by the storm, which knocked down four houses and forced nearly 50,000 people from their homes. Read More

National Ballet of Cuba cancels South African tour

The South African tour by Alicia Alonso's National Ballet of Cuba (NBC) was cancelled by the Havana-based company only days before its departure to Joburg. Read More

Aunt says the daughter of Cuba’s vice president defected for love

The daughter of Cuba’s vice president defected because she has a boyfriend in Florida, her family said.<br /> Glenda Murillo Diaz, is the 24-year-old daughter of Cuban Vice President Marino Murillo. Read More

Cuba’s patron saint to be honored at AmericanAirlines Arena September 8

Miami’s Cuban Catholic community is planning a huge celebration to mark the 400th anniversary of the discovery of the statue of Our Lady of Charity, the patron saint of Cuba. Read More

Cuba starts coffee harvest early due to storm Isaac

The Cuban coffee harvest began ahead of schedule this week, with farmers scrambling to pick ripe beans over the weekend as tropical storm Isaac bore down on the island and then left a rapidly maturing crop in its wake. Read More