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    April 2013 | There are 9 news items in this month

    Women play leading role in Cuba
    date: 26 Apr 2013
    Cuban women play a leading role in various sectors and now account for 65.6 percent of the country's professional and technical strength, said Cuba's report for the U.N. Human Rights ... full article >>

    Cuban intellectual Alfredo Guevara died
    date: 26 Apr 2013
    Alfredo Guevara, director of the International New Latin American Film Festival of Havana, passed away last week in Havana of a heart attack, according to local media reports. Guevara, who was ... full article >>

    Watch the video for Alexander Abreu y Havana D'Primera's debut visit to UK next week
    date: 4 Apr 2013
    Friday 12 April - London Electric Brixton/ Saturday 13 April - Manchester ... full article >>

    25 years ago Timba was born - listen here to the genius sound of NG La Banda!
    date: 4 Apr 2013
    On this date in 1988, NG La Banda was officially formed and thus we consider it to be the official birthday of Timba. We want to take this opportunity to ... full article >>

    Haitian descendants in Cuba celebrate festival
    date: 4 Apr 2013
    The Vodu religious ceremony was the highlight of the National Afro-Caribbean Festival in memory of Eva Gaspar, that has been taking place in the central Cuban province of Ciego de ... full article >>

    First group of Cuban women filmmakers to show their work in the US
    date: 4 Apr 2013
    The Women In Film International Committee, the Cuban Women Filmmakers Mediatheque, the Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industria Cinematograficos (ICAIC) and the American Cinematheque are taking on a huge, exciting ... full article >>

    Carlos Acosta's Journey: "I want to establish my legacy in Cuba and I'm going to work hard for that.
    date: 3 Apr 2013
    Late last year, classical ballet dancer Carlos Acosta once again made history while in Cuba, when he publicly stated exactly what he was thinking. Given his reputation as one of ... full article >>

    Latin Jazz legend Bebo Valdés dies at 94
    date: 3 Apr 2013
    Cuban musician and Latin jazz icon Bebo Valdés died in Stockholm in March at age 94, after battling with Alzheimers disease for several years. The father of renowned Cuban pianist "Chucho" ... full article >>

    Sergio Giral: A giant of Cuban Cinema
    date: 3 Apr 2013
    There are hints of Sergio Leone in the revelatory work of namesake Sergio Giral, one of the greats of Afro-Cuban cinema, says Ashley Clark. Maluala, which played at the BFI Southbank ... full article >>


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