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US family finds traces of slave-trade past in Cuba

James DeWolf Perry VI's great-great-great-great-great-grandfather used African slaves to grow coffee on this rocky hillside outside Havana,Madruga town  and to him its thorny weeds and small sugar plots feel haunted. Read More

Wax museum in Bayamo

It is well known that musicians, actors, politicians, scientists, royalty, sportsmen and all kinds of famous people, live in different cities of the world in their perfect clones, in real size and in the most diverse pose, for the amusement of everybody who visit the famous wax museums. Read More

Añejo Habana and La Guantanamera

Bolero singers and Cuban guaracha singers of the 1950's and 60 joined their voices to make a concert in Italy and Europe, which was later on compiled in the DVD Añejo Cubano, a project linked with the tourist promotion of the Caribbean Island. Read More

Temperamento, a jazz pretext of the Jorge Fuentes documentary

The jazz player Roberto Fonseca and his group Temperamento are arriving to the big screen under the direction of Jorge Fuentes. Read More

Cuban National Ballet Success in London

A full Coliseum Theater in London, 2500 seats capacity, cheered the debut of the Ballet Nacional de Cuba, under the direction of Alicia Alonso, in a wonderful presentation of Swan Lake, starring Viengsay Valdés as Odile Odette, Carlos Acosta, as Prince Siegfried, and Javier Torres, as Von Rothbart, the Sorcerer. Read More

U.S.-Cuba relations under Obama fall to lowest point

U.S.-Cuban relations have fallen to their lowest point since Barack Obama became U.S. president and are in danger of getting worse unless the two countries take serious steps toward ending five decades of hostility, according to Cuba experts. Read More

Short movie about Cuban heavy band Zeus to the Tribeca Festival

Hard Rock Havana, a short movie on the history of the Cuban heavy metal band Zeus, directed by the North American Nicholas Brennan, will compete in the coming edition of the Tribeca Festival, announced the organization of the event.<br /> Read More

Tampa en Martí will include tobacco leaves from Robaina tobacco plantation

The book Tampa en Martí which will come to light soon under the Vigía publishing house, from Matanzas, will include in its design tobacco leaves from the Alejandro Robaina tobacco plantation, the best tobacco producer in Cuba, says AIN. Read More

La Colmenita to come in April with Elpidio Valdes and Los Van Van

Carlos Alberto Cremata, director and the soul of La Colmenita, confirmed this just before closing the stage of the last performance (for the time being) of Y sin embargo se mueve, the beautiful, yet surprising staging made by his group of the play Humanoides by the Russian playwriter Alexander Jmelik, with songs by Silvio Rodríguez. Read More

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