Abel Prieto Jiménez, minister for Culture, stated in Guantánamo that
one of the main challenges of the nation is to preserve and transmit
the love for traditions from one generation to the next one.
Baracoa is the first village of Cuba. When Christopher Columbus
discovered this beautiful place on November 27th 1492 he said " this is
the most beautiful land human eyes have ever seen, for its good port,
delicious water and plenty of wood.<br />
Angel Iñigo, is the sculptor and creator of the Zoo Stone, unique of
its kind in Guantanamo and in the world. He has five children,
Angelito, the oldest inherited his temper and physical appearance as
well as his gift of creating figures from the stone.
Guantanamo, easternmost Cuban province, is suffering from an extended
drought as precipitations have been only 16 mm, barely a tenth of the
historical average, a region where the wettest area of Cuba is located,
The Guantanamo-Baracoa Theater Crusade, aimed at paying tribute to
Cuba’s National Hero Jose Marti and bringing theater presentations to
residents in the mountains on the eastern side of the island, included
in its tour on Wednesday the performances of the Spanish group Los
cuentos de Acun (Acun’s Stories).