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    May 2010 | There are 10 news items in this month

    Cuban researcher receives the 'Green Nobel'
    date: 28 May 2010
    The representative of the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Havana, Ana Maria Navarro, congratulated Cuban researcher Humberto Rios Labrada who last week became the first Cuban to ... full article >>

    Liverpool Biennial to show performances by Cuban artist Tania Brughera and others
    date: 27 May 2010
    Liverpool Biennial has announced the artists participating in Touched, the International exhibition for the 6th Liverpool Biennial International Festival of Contemporary Art, 18 September - 28 November 2010. Touched celebrates a ... full article >>

    Struggle against homophobia takes to the streets in Havana
    date: 21 May 2010
    "Governments cannot wait for a social consensus in order to guarantee respect for people's rights," Mariela Castro, head of Cuba's National Centre for Sex Education (CENESEX), told IPS on the ... full article >>

    Cuban children make film for children in Haiti
    date: 21 May 2010
    Five girls and five boys are taking time to remember the hurricane that devastated their home town of Gibara in eastern Cuba two years ago, mingling their memories with their ... full article >>

    Young Writers vs. Anti-Cuban Manifesto
    date: 20 May 2010
    Cuban artists and academics have spoken out against the Spanish Platform for democratization of Cuba, whose recent document was termed an act of interference that recalls the worst years of ... full article >>

    Havana to host International Poetry Festival May 24-30
    date: 20 May 2010
    Over 1,240 poets from 41 countries, including 80 Cubans, will participate in the 18th International Poetry Festival scheduled for Havana from May 24 to the 30. Speaking to national and foreign ... full article >>

    Silvio Rodriguez set to perform in United States for first time since 1979
    date: 7 May 2010
    Cuban folk icon Silvio Rodriguez has been booked to play at Carnegie Hall during his first U.S. tour in more than 30 years, but his office said Thursday that Washington ... full article >>

    Cuban-American singer CuCu Diamantes touring Cuba
    date: 7 May 2010
    Cuban-American singer CuCu Diamantes will finish her Cuba tour with a concert on Sunday in Havana's National Theater. The tour, organized by Cuban actor Jorge Perugorria (Strawberry and Chocolate), took ... full article >>

    Review of To'Mezclao: Hibrid
    date: 4 May 2010
    To Mezclao: Hibrid
    CD on one side, DVD on the other TUMI 156, 2008
    To'Mezclao means ‘all mixed up' in Spanish - an apt name for this new young ... full article >>

    Alicia Alonso in conversation with psychoanalyst Luis Rodriguez de la Serra
    date: 4 May 2010
    Alicia Alonso was in conversation with psychoanalyst Luis Rodriguez de la Serra while Alonso was in London with the Ballet Nacional de Cuba this April. Now almost 90 and mostly blind, ... full article >>


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