Cuban Village of Sancti Spiritus Celebrates 30th Trio Event

When speaking of cultural identity in Sancti Spiritus, we must refer to trios, the antecedents of which —according to experts—, date back to 1910 in this territory, when local musicians Miguel Companioni, Segismundo Acosta and Luis Farías grouped together.

This trio was privileged to premiere several musical pieces composed by Companioni —an outstanding representative of the trova music in Sancti Spiritus—, such as Herminia, Elena and Teresa. »

EU Proposes Normalization of Relations with Cuba

The European Commission proposed that member countries adopt the Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement with Cuba to normalize relations between the bloc and the Caribbean island  »

Cuba President Raul Castro Welcomes Shinzo Abe

Cuban President Raul Castro, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, held official talks as part of the official visit of the Asian head of government to this country, which ended this Friday  »

Japanese Prime Minister’s Visit to Cuba Strengthens Bilateral Ties

Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, arrived in Havana for an official visit, the first ever paid by a Japanese premier to Cuba  »

194 Afro-Americans Reported Killed by US Police this Year

With the recent killing of Keith Lamar Scott the death toll of Afro-Americans killed by the police this year in the United States rose to 194, according to statistics issued by The Guardian newspaper  »

Cuban Musicians’ Nominations to Grammy Awards Announced

The names of the winners of the 17th edition of the Latin Grammies will be released on November 17 from the T-Mobile Arena, in Las Vegas, the United States  »

Roosters Break Guantanamo’s String of Wins in Cuban Baseball Series

Sancti Spiritus broke Guantanamo’s string of five straight wins when defeating them 8-0 in the continuation of the Cuban baseball championship in its 56th edition  »

International Peace Seminar underway in Havana, Cuba

The second session of the First International Seminar “Realities and challenges of the Proclamation of Peace in Latin America and the Caribbean as a peace zone”, is taking place in Havana  »


Raul: Cuba Will not Cease Defending its Revolutionary, Anti-imperialist Ideals

Remarks by Cuba President Raul Castro Ruz, during the 17th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement, held on Margarita Island, in Venezuela, Septemeber 17, 2016  »

Alicia Crespo: the Woman Who Lived for Sancti Spiritus

sancti spiritus, escambray today, alicia crespo, icap, assembly of the people's powerIn his long and productive working life, Alicia Crespo Díaz, who passed away this September 13th, received nearly twenty awards, honors and recognitions »

Museo del Prado Paintings Exhibited in Trinidad, Cuba

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Over twenty paintings from renowned artists such as Bartolomé Bermejo, Rafael, Tintoretto, Diego Velázquez and Pedro Pablo Rubens are being exhibited in Trinidad  »

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