Category Archives: Cultural

Voices from Cuba and the world pay homage to Fidel Castro

Washington, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) International political personalities, diplomats and activists are taking part this Thursday in a web conference organized in the United States to honor the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, on the 94th anniversary … Continue reading

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Anti-apartheid fighter recalls Fidel Castro’s legacy

Pretoria, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) South Africa’s veteran anti-apartheid fighter Ronnie Kasrils on Wednesday highlighted the legacy of Fidel Castro for Southern Africa, on the occasion of the 94th anniversary of the leader of the Cuban revolution’s birth (August 13). … Continue reading

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Diving stands out in Cuba’s wetland tourism product

Cienaga de Zapata, Cuba, Aug 11 (Prensa Latina) Blessed by nature, this Cuban region, home to the best preserved wetland in the insular Caribbean, is an excellent place to practice ecotourism advancing today in the recreational option of scuba diving. … Continue reading

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Films by Tomas Gutierrez Alea at Italian festival

Rome, Aug 11 (Prensa Latina) The 34th edition of Il Cinema Ritrovato Festival (The Rediscovered Cinema), Bologna 2020, will screen three restored films by Cuban director Tomas Gutierrez Alea, the island’s Embassy in Italy confirmed in Rome. According to a … Continue reading

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Atletico de Madrid mourns death of Cuban historian Eusebio Leal

Havana, Aug. 6 (Prensa Latina) The board of directors of the Spanish soccer club Atletico de Madrid expressed their condolences to the Cuban ambassador in that capital, Gustavo Machin, for the death of Eusebio Leal, the former Havana historian. According … Continue reading

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International Jazz Day From Cuba

Airs Friday, Aug. 7, 2020 at 10 p.m. on KPBS 2 (not available to stream) Wednesday, August 5, 2020 – KPBS Public Media/San Diego State University By Jennifer Robinson This program is no longer available to stream on demand. More than 50 world-renowned artists … Continue reading

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Coalition of emigrants in Miami mourns the death of Eusebio Leal

Washington, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuban and Latin American emigration organizations that make up the Alianza Martiana coalition in the US city of Miami expressed their regret on the recent death of the renowned historian Eusebio Leal. ‘Thank you for … Continue reading

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Cuba stars in Germany’s GlobaLE Film Festival

Berlin, Aug 4 (Prensa Latina) With the screening of the film The Mafia’s Paradise – Cuba before the 1959 Revolution, the GlobaLE Film Festival in Germany drew the curtain on its 16th installment, dedicated today, Tuesday, to Cuba. The event, … Continue reading

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Cuban artists pay tribute to Juan Formell’s musical legacy

Havana, Aug 2 (Prensa Latina) Cuban artists paid tribute on Saturday to one of the most respected creators of popular dance music in the Americas, the Cuban bassist and composer Juan Formell, on his 78th birth anniversary. The creator’s legacy … Continue reading

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‘Cuba will defend Eusebio Leal’s legacy,’ says President Diaz-Canel

Havana, Aug 2 (Prensa Latina) Cuba’s President Miguel Diaz-Canel assured on Sunday that the country will continue working on the rescue of heritage and collective memory, and will defend the legacy of the historian of Havana, Eusebio Leal. On Twitter, … Continue reading

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