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    “For me everything started in a literary workshop”: young Cuban writer Ahmel Echevarria
    date: 10 Aug 2018
    Born in Havana in 1974, Ahmel Echevarria graduated in mechanical engineering but exercises, in his own words, the writer's craft. He has published five books, the first being Inventory, a ... full article >>

    Cuban National TV Award to Enrique Bonne and Clara Castillo Alcantara
    date: 10 Aug 2018
    Clara Inocencia Castillo Alcántara and Enrique Alberto Bonne Castillo, have received the Cuban National Television Award for their outstanding contributions to TV. The award ceremony coincided with celebrations for the ... full article >>

    Cubans to attempt the biggest Cuba Libre cocktail in the world
    date: 10 Aug 2018
    The Association of Cuban Bartenders (ACC) reported that at the end of August, professional bartenders will try to create the largest Cuba Libre cocktail in the world. It will take place ... full article >>

    The latest on video game development in Cuba
    date: 10 Aug 2018
    The development of video games in Cuba represents a fundamental area in the country's computerization policy, an essential issue in today's society, with entertainment and educational uses. The majority of Cuban-produced ... full article >>

    A Revolution Within the Revolution: Cuba Opens to Same-Sex Marriages
    date: 10 Aug 2018
    "I want to go there before things change" is a phrase I hear often from friends considering a trip to Cuba. But change has been underway for over a decade, ... full article >>

    Cuba's communist ice cream cathedral
    date: 10 Aug 2018
    Analies Gómez Coyula is deep into her third bowl of helado (ice cream). Her boyfriend, Daniel, is equally engrossed as he spoons up his 13th scoop of vanilla. Aunt Ana ... full article >>

    Review of The Book of Havana: A city in short fiction
    date: 9 Aug 2018
    The editor of this new collection of short stories by Cuban writers describes the essence at the heart of these ten tales as "physical, emotional and psychological deterioration". Of ... full article >>

    Luis Martinez Pedro: water, water everywhere: Cuban painting on show in Havana
    date: 8 Aug 2018
    The work of Luis Martínez Pedro can be appreciated in all its splendor in Havana right now. An exhibition at the Museo de Bellas Artes (National fine art museum), entitled ... full article >>

    Historical Fidelity: Margaret Randall on Translating Cuban Poetry; interview with Margaret Randall
    date: 8 Aug 2018
    DURING AND AFTER the Cuban Revolution, many US poets and artists who came of age in the Lower East Side art and poetry scene of the 1950s went on to ... full article >>

    Youth voices film project of Gibara
    date: 18 Jul 2018
    The children and youth project ‘Voces del Audiovisual' (video voices) in Gibara in Holguin province honored with his work the continuity of the legacy of Humberto Solás in the recently ... full article >>


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