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Martí’s Letters (excerpt)

How can one write about Martí’s letters? Where to start, how to never stop talking about them? Where had we seen, in what literature, in what hymnbook, in what declaration of love, silences and words, beginnings and farewells like these? … Continued

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Federica Mogherini in Havana. Photo: Jorge Luis Baños / EFE / POOL.

Mogherini in Cuba: building bridges and opening doors

Federica Mogherini, the head of European diplomacy, bet on “building bridges and opening doors” between the island and the European Community bloc through the dialogue and cooperation that facilitates their first bilateral agreement, which took effect in November. “Against those … Continued

Por en Society

Billboard: Hit it trova

We’ ll start 2018 with really good trova. Go to Santa Clara if you don’t want to miss the 22nd Longina Festival, excellent moment to enjoy the newest trova in the country. This 2018 it will be dedicated to Teresita … Continued

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In 2018 Raúl Castro will leave Cuba’s presidency. His successor could be First Vice President Miguel Díaz-Canel (right). Photo: Irene Pérez / Cubadebate via AP.

2018, without a crystal ball

The new year is already here. After a complex 2017, marked on an international level by economic tensions, political disputes, violence and natural disasters, 2018 is taking a peek under the sign of uncertainty. The next 12 months will move, … Continued

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The ice on Florida’s highways is a rather unusual phenomenon. Photo: AP.

Snow in Florida, the Sunshine State

  The bitter winter climate that has caused icy temperatures in parts of the United States is threatening with bringing snowfalls and frosts throughout the south, which few times sees light snowfalls, much less piles of snow. The National Weather … Continued

Por en Science

Photo by Kaloian

Future Martí (excerpt)

Whoever has read Martí’s immense journalistic work and is capable of taking it in in a single act of internal visualization will understand that he is as close as possible to having a human idea of Creation’s vastness. The vision … Continued

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Photo: by Luis Manuel Azua Torres / MontainCuba.

Bicycles: Havana at a Different Speed

To move easily the best speed is that of a bicycle. It beats the slowness of walking and at the same time it does not sacrifice the experience of living a place, of looking around without vertigo. A car’s speed … Continued

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Non-resident Cubans can come to Cuba on yachts

As was announced by Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla late last October, starting January 1 Cuban citizens resident abroad will be authorized to enter and leave Cuba on recreational vessels. They would initially use the Hemingway and Gaviota-Varadero International Tourist … Continued

Por en Society

Photo by Otmaro Rodríguez.

New York’s Martí in Havana

If you walk along the Avenue of the Americas, in New York’s Central Park, you can find the sculptures of American liberators Simón Bolívar and José de Martín and, by them, is that of José Martí, ordered by the Cuban … Continued

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Photo by Alain L. Gutiérrez Almeida

Businesswomen denounce damage to Cuban families

A not so good year is coming to an end for Cuba compared to 2016, which was strident and promising: we came close on the list of successes. Havana was visited by Francis and Kiril, the Rolling Stones, Chanel, Fast … Continued

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