Culture

New Book by Fidel Castro Launched in Cuba’s Fair

The book “Fidel Castro in the face of Natural Disasters. Thinking and Action” by researcher Luis Enrique Ramos Guadalupe was launched on Tuesday at the ongoing  21st Havana International Book Fair. The book deals with Fidel´s activity during the passage on the island of different hurricanes since the 1960s.»

Sancti Spiritus Readies for 2012 International Book Fair

On the eve of the 21st edition of the 2012’s International Book Fair in Sancti Spiritus, to take place from February 22nd to 26th, Cuba’s 4th founded village prepares facilities and programs to welcome the most important literary phenomenon celebrated in the island.»

Adalberto Alvarez Brings his Music to Sancti Spiritus

Famous Cuban musician Adalberto Alvarez gave a concert on February 7th in Sancti Spiritus, a central province in the island, as part of a national tour initiated moths ago in the eastern region.  “El Caballero del Son” (The Gentleman of Son) and his orchestra will also perform in Cienfuegos.»

Sara González Passed Away in Havana

Cuban singer, songwriter and founder of the Nueva Trova Movement Sara Gonzalez, passed away this Wednesday in Havana. Sara González was born in Marianao, on July 13th, 1951 and  made her first attempts on the singing business at the beginning of the 70s.»

New Workshop on the Fight against Bandits in Trinidad

The XI National Workshop on the Fight Against Bandits (LCB, in Spanish) is to take place next March 15th to 17th in the Cuban ancient city of Trinidad.  According to a Cuban News Agency release, the event includes debates, conferences and visits to historical locations.»

Sancti Spiritus Restores Paving in Ancient Streets

Paving ancient streets in Sancti Spiritus city is part of the program to celebrate in 2014, the region’s half a millennium foundation anniversary. The works are being carried out in some 50 meters of Guairo viaduct and in 200m of Padre Quintero’s street.»