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SELA Members Urges End of Blockade on Cuba

The 27 member countries of the Latin American Economic System (SELA) ratified this week in Venezuela the need to end the economic, trade and financial blockade that the United States has imposed on Cuba for almost 50 years. Read More

A reminiscence of a Cuban excursion

Freshmen in the FOCUS class Stranger than Paradise: Cuban Experiences of Revolution explored Cuba during spring break. Read More

Replica of U.S. slave ship sails into Havana

A replica of the 19th century slave ship Amistad, made famous in a Stephen Spielberg movie, sailed into Havana Bay on Thursday with U.S. and Cuba flags flying side by side in a hopeful display of friendship. Read More

Fidel Castro Applauds Passage of Obama's Health Care Overhaul

Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro on Thursday declared passage of American health care reform &quot;a miracle&quot; and a major victory for Obama's presidency, but couldn't help chide the United States for taking so long to enact what communist Cuba achieved decades ago.<br /> Read More

UNESCO Opens Dominican Event on Jose Marti

The thought of Jose Martí is our radiant soul, Dominican Republic´s Labor Ministry Max Puig stated, when inaugurating the 6th meeting of the World Council of the UNESCO Project on the Cuban National Hero. Read More

China, Cuba for Wider Cultural Bonds

Cuba and China explore new ways to enlarge cultural links, including greater diffusion of their respective literary creations, and that is the objective of a Cuban delegation on a visit to that country. Read More

Attorney general replaced for health reasons

Cuba announced its second leadership reorganization of the month on Tuesday, replacing Attorney General Juan Escalona Reguera, who fought under Fidel and Raul Castro in the rebel army that toppled dictator Fulgencio Batista more than half a century ago. Read More

Cuban film Montaña de Luz highly acclaimed in Mexico

Vivian Martínez Tabares, the Cultural counselor of the Cuban embassy presented in San Miguel de Allende, in front of a huge public, made in good part by US residents, the Cuban documentary Montaña de Luz. Read More

Cubadisco 2010: International Symposium

The Center for Research and Development of Cuban Music (CIDMUC) and the Organizing Committee of Cubadisco 2010 –Havana’s international record fair and contest-invite Cuban music lovers to participate in an international symposium that will be held from May 17 through the 21. Read More

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