Category Archives: Cultural

European leagues hire ten Cuban polo players

Photo: JITHavana (Prensa Latina) Cuba’s National Water Polo Commission confirmed the hiring of ten of its players on payrolls of professional clubs in Italy, Spain and Hungary. In an interview with the Jit newspaper, the head of the entity, Antonio … Continue reading

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Reflections from the 2020 Spring Break Class Trip to Cuba: Yale University

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 – Yale University MacMillan Center Written by Alison Kibbe, Teaching Fellow for the 2020 History and Culture of Cuba course, a doctoral student in African-American Studies & American Studies, and a CLAIS graduate affiliate.  For the past five years, one of the … Continue reading

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Cuba: Jose Marti’s Legacy of Anti-Imperialism For Latin America

On the 125th anniversary of his death, Marti’s legacies to Latin America and the world are more relevant than ever. May 19 (teleSUR) May 19 marks the 125th anniversary of the death of Cuba’s National Hero, Jose Marti, the man that not … Continue reading

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Cuban President evokes 125 years of José Martí’s fall in combat

Havana, May 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel recalled today the 125th anniversary of Jose Marti’s fall in combat, and warned of his call for attention to the danger of the United States to the independence of the island. … Continue reading

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Amazon Lands Norma Percy’s BBC/Arte Documentary ‘Cuba: The Revolution And The World’

By Jake Kanter – DEADLINE May 19, 2020 Amazon Prime has taken the U.S. rights to BAFTA-winning filmmaker Norma Percy’s two-part BBC and Arte documentary on the history of Cuba. Cuba: The Revolution And The World tells the story of how Fidel Castro … Continue reading

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How did the 1959 Cuban Revolution change the character of Havana?

By Barbara Gutierrez 05-18-2020 University of Miami News Brandon Rojas grew up hearing his Cuban-born grandfather speak about Havana and how it changed after the Cuban Revolution triumphed in 1959. “He was a civil engineer in Cuba and he would … Continue reading

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Cuba defends respect for sexual orientation and gender identity

Havana, May 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuba celebrates today the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia with the fundamental premise of respect for sexual orientation and gender identity, in order to build a society without exclusions. The largest of the Antilles … Continue reading

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Cuba: 55th Capablanca in Memoriam Chess Tournament opens on line

Havana, May 11 (Prensa Latina) A historic moment will take place on Monday, when the first online edition of the Capablanca in Memoriam Chess Tournament will be inaugurated. The crisis caused by the new SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus could not stop the … Continue reading

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Cuba recalls sabotage against kindergarten in Havana

Havana, May 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuba recalled this Friday the 40th anniversary of the sabotage perpetrated by the counterrevolution in the Le Van Tam kindergarten in the Marianao municipality of this capital, where 570 children were at the time of … Continue reading

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Cuban President recalls Fidel Castro’s concept of Revolution

Havana, May 1 (Prensa Latina) The President of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, recalled today the concept of Revolution defined by the historic leader Fidel Castro exactly 20 years ago at the mass meeting on occasion of the International Workers’ Day. The … Continue reading

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