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Sancti Spiritus Theater Festival Honors Outstanding Actor

Cuban actor René de la Cruz, National Theater and Television Award winner, is remembered in Sancti Spíritus, his hometown, with the celebration of the V Theater Festival that bears his name. According to the Performing Arts Provincial Council, the 5th René de la Cruz in Memoriam Small-format Festival acknowledges the legacy of this artist, born […]


Handicfrats of Sancti Spiritus Stand Out in Cuba

Just a few days ago and on the occasion of Saint Valentine’s Day, also known as Love and Friendship Day, the Cuban Fund of Cultural Assets (FCBC) of Sancti Spiritus organized a handicraft fair on the city’s boulevard. This institution, distinguished as one of the best of its kind on the island, put up for […]


Sancti Spiritus Hosts Workshop on Youth and Participation in Latin America

The role of young people and their intervention in the social changes that take place in the region, were the focus of discussions in the workshop Youth and participation in Latin America, recently carried out at the José Martí University (Uniss) of Sancti Spiritus, central Cuba. Venezuelan youth leader Carlos Alberto Soto Soto, who was […]


The Enigma Ends: Cuba Repeats vs. Mexico in Caribbean Series Semifinals

Outstanding performance of Cuban starter Vladimir Baños, an out away from pitching a complete game, and back-to-back homers by Alfredo Despaigne and William Saavedra lead Granma Alazanes to a 4-0 victory over locals Águilas de Mexicali. Nevertheless, the Cuban shutout to the unbeaten local team was clouded by the confusion created with the TQB rule […]


Cuban Manager to WBC Acknowledges Importance of Frederich Cepeda for National Team

In an interview with Harold Iglesias Manresa, Carlos Martí, the Cuban manager to the Caribbean Series and the World Baseball Classic (WBC) referred to the possibility of counting with Sancti Spiritus baseball player Frederich Cepeda Cruz for the top international event of the year. The Cuban outfielder, who underwent surgeries in his right knee and […]


CELAC Summit Kicks Off with a Moment of Silence for Fidel

Heads of states from the 33-member Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, CELAC, participated Tuesday in the opening ceremony of the group’s fifth summit in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, kicking off their meeting with a moment of silence to honor late Cuban leader Fidel Castro. The summit continues Wednesday and the leaders will discuss […]


US Government Ends “Wet Foot, Dry Foot” Policy against Cuba

The Obama administration is ending a policy that granted residency to Cubans who arrived in the United States without visas, the White House announced Thursday. A White House statement said, “The Department of Homeland Security is ending the so-called ‘wet-foot/dry foot’ policy, which was put in place more than 20 years ago and was designed […]


Cruz del Sur Solidarity Brigade Tours Sancti Spiritus

Revolutionaries of the world draw our inspiration from Fidel, said Evaristo Navarrete Manzano, a member of the 34th Cruz del Sur Solidarity-with-Cuba Brigade, currently touring the central Cuban province of Sancti Spiritus. Navarrete Manzano, of Chilean origin, first settled in Australia and currently living in New Zealand, was a member of the Communist Party of […]


Cuban Parliament Opens Session with Tribute to Fidel Castro (+photos)

Cuban lawmakers paid tribute to Revolution leader Fidel Castro as they opened the Eight Session of the Parliament´s 8th Legislature at Havana’s Conventions Palace. A video screened during the session depicted important moments of the presence and active participation of Fidel Castro at different sessions of the National Assembly and recalled his statements during the […]


Cuban Parliamentarians Meet in Ordinary Session Today

The National Assembly of the People’s Power (Parliament) will celebrate today in Havana the Eighth Regular Session of its Eighth Legislature. The meeting will be held at the Palacio de Convenciones. When launching the call, on December 7th, the president of the legislative entity, Esteban Lazo, said that the call was also addressed to state […]


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