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September 16th

Cuban record company signed an unprecedented distribution deal with Sony Music

Cuban record company (EGREM) of Cuba and the US Sony Music Entertainment signed Tuesday in Havana an agreement for international distribution of the work of renowned musicians of the island, like the legendary Compay Segundo and Los Van Van. Read More

Cuba will present today report against US embargo

Cuban foreign minister Bruno Rodriguez today will present, before the local and foreign media, the annual report "Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States of America against Cuba." Read More

Two Americans crossed the Florida Straits to Cuba in a kayak

Only two of the 10 American kayakers who departed on Friday 11 from Havana to Key West could complete the journey after nearly 34 hours of rowing and bad weather. Read More

Panama eases visa granting to Cubans

Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela announced last Monday in Havana, on the occasion of the official to Cuba that Panama "decrees include the Republic of Cuba within countries requiring stamped visa by the consul to enter the national territory." Read More

Pope Francis’ visit will confirm good relations between Cuba and The Vatican

The presence in Cuba of Pope Francis will confirm the good state of relations between the Cuban government and the Holy See, which marked the 80 anniversary of permanent relations, reads an editorial article on Granma newspaper on Tuesday. Read More

Cuban Dominguez wins in the second round of the World Chess Championship

Cuban Leinier Dominguez won at the start of the second round of the World Chess Cup in Baku, and he just needs a draw to earn the ticket to the stage of 32 players. Read More

September 15th

Cuba to host World Tourism Organization regional meeting in 2016

Cuba was elected venue of the 60th meeting of UNWTO Regional Commission for the Americas, convened for May 2016. Read More

Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba: soon in Mexico

From September 24 to October 3, choreographer, director and dancer Lizt Alfonso will be presented in Mexico with her dancing company. Read More

Supermoon eclipse can be seen throughout Cuba

A total supermoon eclipse can be seen in all the Cuban territory on Sunday September 27, the first of these phenomena since 1982 according to NASA. The phenomenon can also be observed in most of the Americas, West Africa and Western Europe. Read More

Vestido de Novia and Meñique: selected for the Goya and Ariel

The films "Meñique" by Ernesto Padrón and "Vestido de Novia" by Marilyn Solaya, were the productions selected by the Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and Industry to boost Cuba in the name of Ariel and Goya awards respectively. Read More