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Reina Sofía Prize Awarded to Old Havana

The Havana City Historians Office received the international Reina Sofía award for cultural patrimony conservation and restoration in the category of material patrimony. It will be presented by Her Majesty the Queen on December 19 in Madrid. Read More

Peruvian Women Demand Visas for Cuban Five's Wives

The Peruvian women presented 120 petitions for visas for Olga and Adriana, the wives of Rene Gonzalez and Gerardo Hernandez, respectively. Read More

Venezuelan Film at Havana Fest

The film, based on the book "Francisco de Miranda," precursor of Latin American independence, tackles the most outstanding moments of the Caracas leader, a historic figure of the past supported by present reality. Read More

Danny Glover Presents Documentary on The Cuban Five in LA

The documentary "The Trial: The Untold Story of the Cuban Five," dedicated to the five Cuban antiterrorist fighters held in US prisons, was screened last Thursday in the Hollywood Area, L.A. with the opening speech of renowned actor Danny Glover. Read More

Estela Bravo to Premiere Film in Cuba

Bravo told Prensa Latina that the movie presents four of 500 children delivered to friends of soldiers who tortured and murdered their parents, who have been found by the grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo. Read More

Garcia Bernal Debuts at Havana Fest

This is the second time that Garcia Bernal visits the island, in June 2004 he attended the premiere in this capital of "Diario de Motocicleta" (Motorcycle's Diaries) by Brazilian Walter Salles. Read More

Cuba to Sign World Human Rights Pacts

The foreign minister predicted that this decision, which will be brought to fruition in the first three months of 2008, is an expression that Cuba always closely cooperates with the United Nations system, based on the respect to Cuba"s national sovereignty and the right of its people to self determination. Read More

Carlos 'Patato' Valdés

Cuban conga drummer and dancer, he was a leading figure in the history of Latin music. Read More

García Marquez at Havana Film Festival

Nobel Laureate Gabriel García Marquez, one of the founders of the New Latin American Cinema Festival, arrived in Havana to take part in the opening of its 29th edition. Read More

Flamenco Legend Cristina Hoyos in Cuba

Hoyos company performs on December 11th, 12th, 15th and 16th at the Garcia Lorca Grand Theater of Havana. Read More

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