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Photo: Yaniel Tolentino.

Tobacco men

From the age of 8, Felix works in tobacco. He is already 60. The time in his eyes and the sun on his skin show how life is like in the plantations. They are men of tobacco in Pinar del … Continued

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Quincy Jones, winner of around 20 Grammy awards in his career, is one of the jazz legends present in Havana. Photo: Mark Allan.

Havana, world capital of jazz

Starting this Monday a universal celebration is taking place in Havana. The Cuban capital was chosen by UNESCO as the principal venue of International Jazz Day in 2017, which is organized every April 30 in close to 200 countries. However, … Continued

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Playa Pesquero Hotel, in Holguín, will be the main venue of FITCuba 2017. Photo: gaviotahotels.com.

FITCuba 2017, also with the United States

The Cuba 2017 International Tourism Fair (FITCuba 2017) is not turning its back on the U.S. market. The commercial mart, which will take place between May 3 and 6 in Holguín, will have the already confirmed presence of U.S. agencies, … Continued

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Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant. Photo: politico.com.

Mississippi governor: “Cuba and the U.S. must resume talks”

The governor of Mississippi, Phil Bryant, asked the governments of Cuba and the United States to continue on the road of dialogue. Bryant, who on April 19 initiated a visit to the island, called on Trump to resume the talks … Continued

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Cubans waiting for the first arrival of the Adonia cruise ship to Havana. Photo: Marita Pérez Díaz.

Opinion poll: U.S. travelers believe they benefit Cuban people

Eighty-six percent of a sample of U.S. travelers believes that their visit and business in Cuba benefit Cuban citizens. This was revealed by an opinion poll carried out by the company Public Opinion Strategies for Cuba Educational Travel, a provider … Continued

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The Havana Cubans celebrating their triumph the 1946 championship of the Florida International League. Photo: elnuevoherald.com.

Havana Cubans: “One more step and we’re there”

On April 17, 1946, the Havana Cubans made their debut in La Tropical Stadium. It was a Cuban team founded by U.S. scout Joe Cambria which participated with that name in eight U.S. organized baseball series. A year later, with … Continued

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Weekly billboard: Havana among classics

Havana among classics The Habana Clásica Festival (Classical Havana Festival) will take place from April 18 to 23, an initiative of the outstanding Cuban pianist Marcos Madrigal that, in the framework of the International workshop of historic-documentary heritage of Hispano-American … Continued

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Photo: Otmaro Rodríguez.

Orchid Festival

There are orchids of all shapes and colors. In fact, there are more than 25 thousand different species and another 60 thousand hybrids. Even in this kingdom is the most expensive plant in the world: the Gold of Kinabalu orchid, an endangered flower … Continued

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Reimi in one of her Hula Hoop numbers. Photo: Courtesy of the interviewee.

The circus or life

Her favorite circus is the U.S. Ringling Brothers, and she loves when the audience says: “How is it possible that she do that?” With no trace of haughtiness, ReimiCaridad Cardona tells you that she simultaneously dances more than 20 hoops … Continued

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Maria Grazia Giammarinaro. Photo: Joaquín Hernández/Trabajadores.

Giammarinaro: “Cuba is not immune to the trafficking in persons”

UN Special Rapporteur for Human Trafficking Maria GraziaGiammarinaro recognizes the Cuban government’s will to face this scourge, but warns that the island does no escape this phenomenon. After a four-day visit to Cuba, in which she met with civil society … Continued

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