Category Archives: Cultural

Cuba’s authority warns of Trump’s intention to focus on cultural war

Havana, Jul 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuba’s president of the Casa de las Americas, Abel Prieto, warned on Sunday of US President Donald Trump’s intention to focus on a cultural war. Trump would rather focus on another war, the cultural one. … Continue reading

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Cuba Ratifies Solidarity With Venezuela On Independence Day

The South American nation also celebrates the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB) anniversary. July 5 (teleSUR) Cuba’s President Miguel Diaz-Canel Sunday ratified the Caribbean Island solidarity with Venezuela on the 209th anniversary of the Bolivarian Republic’s Declaration of Independence. “I … Continue reading

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Jose Marti against Imperialism

Por Pedro Pablo Rodríguez Havana, Jul 5 (Prensa Latina)On April 19, 1890, the International Conference of American States, called by the Government of the United States in order to establish its hegemony over the peoples of the continent, was adjourned … Continue reading

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The United States against Cuban Culture

Por Mariela Pérez Valenzuela and Roxana Consuegra Havana Jul 2 (Prensa Latina) – The development of culture in its different expressions is a priority for the Cuban Government. However, the sector, as others in the country, is affected by the … Continue reading

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Mozart y Mambo – Sarah Willis in Cuba

A unique musical encounter: Berlin Philharmonic horn player Sarah Willis travels to Havana and combines classical music with Cuban rhythms. June 26 (Deutsche Welle) ‘Mozart should have really been born in Cuba!’ This sentiment is at the core of a … Continue reading

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Cuba’s Edesio Alejandro premieres song for Fathers’ Day

Havana, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) After a week of international film successes, prominent Cuban musician Edesio Alejandro announces on Thursday the premiere of his new song: ‘Ser Padre’ (Being a Father), a piece of filial love to celebrate Father’s Day. … Continue reading

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Cuban artists participate at Latin Alternative Music Conference

Los Angeles, Jun 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuban artists will participate on Tuesday in the 2020 Latin Alternative Music Conference, one of the best options for their live performance in Covid-19 times. On the conference, there will be recognized a group … Continue reading

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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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