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Folk Canarias fills up Firgas of Guaracha, Guajira and Son Montuno

Folk Canarias dedicated one of the music days to the brotherly island of Cuba. Brought over by the people from the island from the other side of the Atlantic, the son from the Caribbean island are reflected in the festival by the Jóvenes Soneros, a group that reflects the experiences and the closeness to Cuban popular culture made through the time of the migration of the people from the Canary Islands Read More

Russia banks syndicate $203 mln aircraft loan for Cuba

A syndicate of Russian banks and Cuba's Àviaimport S.À. have signed a $203.4 million credit agreement, Russia's state-controlled foreign trade bank Vneshtorgbank said Friday. The credit is for 12 years and will be used to buy Russian Il-96-300 and Tu-204 passenger planes, said VTB, which is the credit organizer. Read More

Pupi y los que Son Son, wide tour in Europe

Pupi y los que Son Son, belonging to the artist catalog of Clave Cubana Agency from ARTEX.S.A, is readying important presentations at party salons and discotheques in Europe. Read More

Vocal Sampling: a peculiar band

It began as a joke and has become a technical challenge today. The members of the Cuban group Vocal Sampling sound like a band, but they do not use instruments. Read More

Cuba pays tribute to german scientist

The Havana Higher Institute of Medical Sciences (ISCMH) granted German doctor Hansotto Reiber with the "special guest professor" designation for his valuable contributions to public health on the island and his active participation in Cuba solidarity activities. Read More

Cuban dancer awarded Doctorate

Cuban dancer, Carlos Acosta, was awarded Doctor Honoris Cause from the Metropolitan University of London by Dean John Carter. Acosta expressed that this experience would inspire him to greater efforts in his work and to be better in his professional life. Read More

Spanish actress Mercedes Sampietro in Cuba

Spanish actress Mercedes Sampietro, protagonist of the new Cuban film La edad de la peseta (The Silly Age), is in Havana for the 28th New Latin American Cinema Festival that officially concludes on Friday. Sampietro is attending the popular event this year because of her lead role as Violeta in the first fiction film by young Cuban director Pavel Giroud. Last year she was a member of the jury. Read More

The U.S. Government has fined director Oliver Stone for illegally traveling to Cuba. According to a tersely-worded Department of Treasury document released Dec. 1, the IXTLAN Corp. of Santa Monica, Ca. " Stones production company " will pay $6,322.20 to "resolve allegations of violations of the Cuban embargo." The violations occurred between Feb. 2002 and May 2003. Read More

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