Miguel Barnet to be Honored in Sancti Spiritus

The 27th Cuban National Poetry Day, which will be hosted by the central province of Sancti Spiritus, November 26 through 28, will be dedicated to Miguel Barnet, National Literature prize winner, and president of the Cuban Union of Writers and Artists (Uneac).

According to Richard Sorí Cabrera, director of the Raul Ferrer Center for literary promotion, the event will be attended by poets from other provinces and a representation of the most outstanding poetry writers of the territory. »

Emir of Qatar Arrives in Cuba for Official Visit

Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Emir of Qatar, arrived in Cuba on an official visit, in the first stopover of a tour that will later take him to Mexico and Venezuela.  »

Mauricio Macri Elected New President of Argentina

Conservative candidate Mauricio Macri won 2.8 percent of votes in Argentina, which has turned right after 12 years of a national popular project.  »

Cubans Left Stranded in Costa Rica Spark Regional Concern

An article published on Granma newspaper entitled “The Odyssey for the American Dream” addressed the situation of nearly 2000 Cubans left stranded in Costa Rica.  »

South Korea Crushes U.S. to Win Premier 12 Title

South Korea won 8-0 over US in the final game of Premier 12 baseball tournament. Third place and bronze medal went to Japan that defeated Mexico 11×1.  »

Latin Grammy Award Granted to Cuban Musicians

The album Tributo a Los Compadres. No quiero llanto by the Septeto Santiaguero and Dominican singer José Alberto “El Canario”, won the 2015 Latin Grammy Award as Best Traditional Tropical Album.  »

French Police Continue Home Searches after Attacks

The French police have conducted hundreds of raids, arrests and weapon requisitions since the terrorist attacks in the capital little more than seven days ago.  »

Cuba Highly Voted for Member of UNESCO World Heritage Committee

Cuba was elected member of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO, which examines the state of conservation of sites on the World Heritage List.  »


We didn’t Go to US Looking for the Secret of the Atomic Bomb

Under the guise of a Puerto Rican, Ramón Labañino, one of the Cuban Five, disrupted his future as an economist. Escambray tells his story as a state security agent.  »

Nobody in the World will Stop me from Playing Baseball

For many people, including myself, Frederich Cepeda Cruz should have been included in the list of athletes who will represent Cuba in the Premier 12 tournament, even if he were on crutches. »

Cuba, Second Tourist Destination in the Caribbean

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) named Cuba the second leading tourist destination in the Caribbean in the first quarter of 2015. »

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