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Septeto Santiaguero to Kick Off New Tour of the United States

Septeto Santiaguero to Kick Off New Tour of the United States

Septeto Santiaguero to Kick Off New Tour of the United States

Santiago de Cuba, Jun 12 – Septeto Santiaguero will kick off its fourth tour of the United States in July, sources from the musical group told Prensa Latina. Continue reading

Septeto Santiaguero Harvests Successes in United States

Septeto Santiaguero Harvests Successes in United States

Septeto Santiaguero Harvests Successes in United States

Cuba, Jan 17th – Fernando Dewar, director of the group, informed to Prensa Latina that the group was selected among more than 600 candidates to join the elite group of 12 that performed at Webster Hall and, in particular, in the main hall, in which the Cuban group performed with an impressive reception. Continue reading

Fidel Castro’s Message to University Students Federation

Fidel Castro's Message to University Students Federation

Fidel Castro’s Message to University Students Federation

Havana, January 28 — Cuban Revolution leader Fidel Castro’s message to the University Students Federation gives his support to talks with the United States, in his first comments since both countries agreed last month to restore diplomatic relations, according to an article in this morning’s edition of Granma newspaper. Continue reading

Lula da Silva Praises Normalization of Relations between Cuba and USA

Lula da Silva Praises Normalization of Relations between Cuba and USA

Lula da Silva Praises Normalization of Relations between Cuba and USA

Brasilia, Dec 19  –  Brazilian expresident Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva praised the decision of the Governments of Cuba and the United States to resume diplomatic relations while urging US Congress to end the blockade on Cuba. Continue reading

US Religious Leader Visits One of Cuban 5

US Religious Leader Visits One of Cuban 5

US Religious Leader Visits One of Cuban 5

Washington, Nov 4  –  Rev. John McCullough, president and executive director of the World Churches Service (CWS) of the United States, carried out a pastoral visit in Marianna, Florida, to Antonio Guerrero, one of the three Cubans being held prisoner in federal jails. Continue reading

Cubans continue to denounce the blockade

 The blockade prevents the purchase of wheelchairs, canes, and new technologies, from the U.S. market, which improve the quality of life of disabled people. Photo: Ricardo López Hevia.

The blockade prevents the purchase of wheelchairs, canes, and new technologies, from the U.S. market, which improve the quality of life of disabled people. Photo: Ricardo López Hevia.

Havana, October 17 – Cuban civil society, regional and international organizations based in the country repeated their demand that the U.S. government lift the economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed on the island. Continue reading

Cuban culture suffers under U.S. blockade

cultura-15Havana, October 16  – After more than half a century, the economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the U.S. on Cuba continues to affect and increasingly damages diverse spheres of national culture. Continue reading