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US Musicians barred from International Jazz Festival in Cuba

Abel Prieto took part at the opening ceremony of the Jam Session Jazz festival, which was also attended by Cuban Tourism Minister Manuel Marrero, and the event's president, renowned Cuban musician Chucho Valdes. Read More

Chucho Valdés concert opens up Varadero Jam Session

Rated by the press as the most significant jazz event in Cuba during this year, the Varadero Jam Session will gather the most important Cuban jazz musicians until Sunday. Read More

Young Cuban girl in the finals of a competition in Asturias

The young Cuban girl, Carmen María Vázquez, is taking part in the ninth edition of the Spanish competition. She passed the final test of the International Violin Competition in Villa de Llanes, Asturia, Spain In the event there are also competitions in viola and cello. Read More

Ecological agriculture improves quality of life of diabetic patients

A research project on the use of ecological produce as main diet for diabetic patients has thus far resulted in the improvement of quality of life with less medication requirements. Read More

Zapata swamp, the closest contact with Mother Nature

<span>The nature tourism in Cuba is one of the most demanded options for those who visit the country due to its unique natural gifts.<span> <br /></span></span> Read More

Chucho Valdes to preside Jazz Festival in Varadero

Renowned Cuban pianist and composer Chucho Valdes will preside over the summer Jazz Session festival to take place in the Cuban beach resort of Varadero, from September 6 to 9. Read More

Bay of Pigs remembered at Playa Giron Museum

The museum receives a daily flow of visitors interested in learning about the feat in Cuban history when in April 1961 the forces of the Revolution defeated a mercenary invasion. Read More

Pan American medalists open projects in Matanzas

Yosmani Poll and Lisandra Guerra inaugurated different projects on Sunday in a salute to the upcoming July 26, National Rebellion Day commemoration. Read More

Cuban poet Carilda Oliver: 85 years old

Carilda came to life on July 6, 1922 out of the love between Caridad Labra and doctor Pedro Oliver, both Matanzas natives just as their darling daughter. She told me once her parents heard a young man calling out on his girlfriend "¡Carilda, Carilda!", and because they liked it they decided to name as such their first daughter. Read More

Museum of the Slave Route preserves African legacy

The Museum of the Slave Route, located in Matanzas, city 100 km east of Havana, is an institution created by local authorities to preserve the contributions of the African continent to our country. Declared a National Monument of the Republic in 1978, the Castle of San Severino, an 18th-century Spanish military fort, houses the Museum, a UNESCO project that has been developed since 1994. Read More

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