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    July 2009 | There are 9 news items in this month

    Cuban Cyclist Wins PanAm Gold
    date: 30 Jul 2009
    Mexico: Cuban cyclist Yumary Gonzalez won another gold medal in the Pan-American Cycling Championship, currently held in this country until July 30. Yumary, who won on Tuesday the 6-mile scratch race, ... full article >>

    Che Guevara's daughter recalls her revolutionary father
    date: 22 Jul 2009
    Aleida Guevara talks about having to share her 'Papi' with the world - and on seeing newly discovered colour photos of him, pulbished in The Guardian today. See full article ... full article >>

    UK's Royal Ballet delights Cubans in first ever visit to Cuba - watch BBC short video reports
    date: 17 Jul 2009
    The UK's Royal Ballet has arrived in Havana for its first visit to Cuba where it is putting on five days of shows featuring the company's Cuban star Carlos Acosta. Tickets ... full article >>

    Listen to Changui de Guantanamo on BBC radio programme World Routes
    date: 16 Jul 2009
    In the year of the 50th anniversary of the Cuban revolution, BBC Radio programme World Routes features a specially recorded studio session by Cuban five-piece Changui de Guantanamo. Presenter Lucy ... full article >>

    Cubans clamour for Royal Ballet tickets - First tour in 78-year history sells out in hours
    date: 13 Jul 2009
    It is a country that follows ballet as zealously as it does more muscular national sports, yet Cuba has rarely hosted a performance by a foreign dance company in the ... full article >>

    40,000 people join the Cuba 50 celebrations
    date: 9 Jul 2009
    More than 40,000 people attended the Cuba50 festival events in June at London's Barbican Centre, 27 & 28 June , Gillett Square in Hackney 27 June, Hackney Empire 25 June ... full article >>

    Mariela Castro interviewed by BBC Mundo at Pride London
    date: 7 Jul 2009
    "El problema es la homofobia, no ser gay" Mariela Castro, director of CENESEX in Cuba and daughter of President Raul Castro, interviewed by BBC Mundo while at Pride, London 4 July ... full article >>

    "This Is a Wonderful Festival of Equality" - Mariela Castro on Gay Pride in London
    date: 6 Jul 2009
    LONDON, July 4, 2009 ─ More that a million people were in London for the annual gay pride parade this afternoon, police estimated. And pride chair Paul Birrell thought that ... full article >>

    Cuba50 in all its glory at Victoria Park
    date: 2 Jul 2009
    Welcome to Paradise read the banner over Hackney's Paradise Gardens, ­ and for aficionados of Cuban music it was. The inaugural event in the Barbican's Dance Nations series kicked off ... full article >>


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