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    November 2011 | There are 13 news items in this month

    Havana Film Festival just around the corner
    date: 29 Nov 2011
    STRONG hurricane winds are already blowing over Havana. Fortunately, this time they are cinema-related winds. Cubans, who are great cinema lovers, are getting ready for the celebrations and competition offered ... full article >>

    Photographer Ernesto Fernández Nogueras Receives Cuba’s National Prize for Visual Arts 2011
    date: 29 Nov 2011
    Cuban photographer Ernesto Fernández Nogueras received the National Prize for Visual Arts 2011 [Premio Nacional de Artes Plásticas 2011] in Havana in honor of the breadth and quality of his ... full article >>

    Cuba Holds Leading Position in Baseball World Ranking
    date: 29 Nov 2011
    Cuba holds its position as the top national baseball team in the world, according to the International Baseball Federation (IBAF). Despite not being a winner in international competitions this year, the ... full article >>

    Cuban Olympic legend Alberto Juantorena and trade union leaders to speak at Latin America 2011
    date: 29 Nov 2011
    Alberto Juantorena, Olympic gold medal winner and Cuban deputy Sports Minister will be one of over 50 speakers at the largest conference on Latin America to be held in London ... full article >>

    Harold Pinter in Havana
    date: 17 Nov 2011
    By Andy de la Tour reporting on the Havana International Theatre Festival
    Our group of actors didn't know quite what to expect when we took our show, ‘Harold Pinter ... full article >>

    Review and interviews at Dia de la Cultura Cubana Fiesta in London
    date: 17 Nov 2011
    Raíces Cubanas, led by virtuoso violinist and musical director Omar Puente, headlined a fabulous night to celebrate Cuba's national day of Culture in October. The event at Conway Hall was ... full article >>

    Interview with Cuban director Alfredo Ureta about his latest film 'The Mole's Den'
    date: 16 Nov 2011
    La guarida del topo (The Mole's Den) is the latest full-length Cuban film currently being screened in movie theatres nationwide. Its director, filmmaker Alfredo Ureta, spoke to Juventud Rebelde newspaper ... full article >>

    Danza Contemporanea de Cuba to return to UK in May 2012 - watch their latest video
    date: 16 Nov 2011
    Danza Contemporanea de Cuba received overwhelming acclaim for their first ever major UK tour in 2010. The fresh, joyous and passionate programme of work featured the outstanding Mambo 3XX1, created ... full article >>

    Review of CD:Latin Perspective: Santiago Quartet with Ahmed Dickinson Cardenas
    date: 16 Nov 2011
    The UK based Santiago Quartet were formed in Mexico City in 2008 with the intention of playing rarely performed pieces by living Latin American composers, and through concerts and classes ... full article >>

    Symptoms of a Brand New Theatre: A Conversation with Rogelio Orizondo
    date: 16 Nov 2011
    Rogelio Orizondo, received the 2010 Virgilio Pinera Award with Ayer deje de matarme gracias a ti,Heiner Muller(I Didn't Kill Myself Yesterday because of You,Heiner Muller). When I finish reading any play ... full article >>

    Watch a trailer for new Cuban film 'Adios a Cuba' to be shown at London Latin American Film Festival
    date: 15 Nov 2011
    Watch this teaser for documentary being shown in the London Latin American Film Festival this November Farewell To Cuba / Adios A Cuba
    Dir. Rey Rodriguez, Cuba, 2010, 37 min, subtitles ... full article >>

    Cuban Swimmer Wins First Gold Medal at 2011 Parapan American Games
    date: 15 Nov 2011
    Cuban swimmer Lorenzo Perez won the first gold medal for the Cuban delegation taking part at the Fourth Parapan American Games in Guadalajara. Perez recorded 5:40.47 minutes in the 400 meter ... full article >>

    Cuba Moves Up in Human Development Ranking
    date: 15 Nov 2011
    The 2011 Human Development Report, just published by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), places Cuba in the 51st position, two steps up compared to the previous report.
    According to ... full article >>


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