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National Festival of Folk Music Pays Tribute to Barbarito Diez

The Fifth National Festival of Cuban Folk Music that concluded last Tuesday in the eastern province of Las Tunas paid tribute to the work of Barbarito Diez. Read More

Cuban Athletes Travel to Guatemala

World record holder and 2004 Olympic champion Osleidys Menendez leads a group of Cuban athletes that traveled on Wednesday to Guatemala for a training camp as part of their preparation for the Olympic Games of next year in Beijing, China. Read More

UN Official Praises Cuban Levels of Human Development

Susan McDade, resident representative of the UN Development Program (UNDP) in Havana, congratulated Cuba on Wednesday for obtaining the 51st spot in the UN Report on Human Development during the 2007-2008 period. Read More

Grand Opening Staged for Havana Film Festival

Brian de Palmas Redacted, a movie prompted by the manslaughter in Iraq, and a concert by Argentinean singer-songwriter Fito Paez opened the Havana film festival. Read More

Cuban film maker Juan Carlos Tabío to shoot a new comedy

The Cuban film maker Juan Carlos Tabío began shooting a new comedy, El cuerno de la abundancia (The horn of abundancy), with Jorge Perugoría, Mirta Ibarra and Vladimir Cruz, who lead a cast of more than thirty actors. Read More

Future Cuba Deputies Meet People

The candidates for deputies to the national and provincial Assemblies of the Cuban People's Power are holding meetings Wednesday with the population to exchange opinions. Read More

Cuba Fetes Wilfredo Lam Birthday

Wilfredo Lam was born on December 8, 1902 and died on September 11, 1982. Read More

Garcia Marquez at Havana Film Festival

Garcia Marquez has a grand passion for cinema, for which he has written numerous screenplays, and he joins a star cast at this festival, including actors Javier Bardem, Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna. Read More

Cuba Fosters Reading, Thinking and Dialog

«Initiatives to promote books, reading, literature, thinking and dialog will spread throughout the country,» said Ricardo Alarcón, president of the Cuban Parliament. Read More

Leo Brouwer Awarded Pablo Neruda Order

In a ceremony that took place in the La Moneda Palace (seat of government), Chilean President Michelle Bachelet conferred Maestro Brouwer with the highest decoration granted by that South American nation in recognition of artistic and intellectual work. Read More

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