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Billboard: Mi Habana sung by Pablo

Pablo Milanés will give a concert at the Karl Marx Theater, after three years of not being on stage for a personal show. The title will be “Mi Habana” because it will be dedicated to the Cuban capital, also to … Continued

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Photo: Marita Pérez Díaz

Díaz-Canel to meet with U.S. agriculture representatives

Cuban President Miguel Díaz Canel would be interested in meeting with U.S. agriculture representatives late this month, according to a press release issued by the  bipartisan U.S. Agriculture Coalition for Cuba (USACC). The meeting could take place later this month … Continued

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Photo: Daniel Valero

Cuba to open its railroad to foreign management

Cuba will open its railroad, until now managed exclusively by the State, to foreign management this month when the new legal regulation published last Wednesday in the Official Gazette, in its extraordinary edition number 42, comes into force. The new legislations … Continued

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Photo: Claudio Pelaez Sordo.

Slight increase in average month wage in Cuba

The average monthly wage experienced a slight increase in 2017 with respect to the previous year, according to the official statistics published by the National Bureau of Statistics and Information (ONEI). An increase of 27 Cuban pesos (CUP) not set … Continued

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Photo: Alejandro Ernesto / EFE.

Embassy resumes services for Americans in Cuba

A notice from the U.S. embassy in Havana announced that starting August 23 that country’s embassy in the Cuban capital had resumed its services for U.S. citizens in Cuba. Under the new conditions passports will be able to be renewed, … Continued

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Maylén Díaz Almaguer, the sole survivor of the plane crash of May 18 in Havana, where 112 persons died.

Maylén Díaz Almaguer taken off from mechanical ventilation

The sole survivor of the plane crash of May 18 in Havana is being kept without assisted mechanical ventilation in the Hermanos Ameijeiras Hospital where she was transferred around a month ago to follow up on her treatment after saving … Continued

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Edmundo Desnoes. Photo: William M. Martin.

From Juan Pérez to Edmundo Desnoes

A video conference from Vedado to Upper West Side in New York took us to Edmundo Desnoes’ living room. At 88, he celebrated the technology that was allowing us to talk: “everybody criticizes it. They say one loses with it…, … Continued

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Illustration: Alina Najlis.

It was femicide, and that matters

It was not one more homicide: it was femicide. After this precision, Leidy Maura Pacheco Mur will continue dead; her son, an orphan; her family, torn apart; Cienfuegos, dismayed. However, it is important to specify this. Leidy Maura On September … Continued

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Photo Claudio Peláez Sordo

Two in El Vedado

Café Laurent   With the city at your feet, you can enjoy one of the most recommended author cuisines in Cuba. This restaurant, located on a high floor of a building from the 1950s, is like a homage to vintage … Continued

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Nur. Photo: Otmaro Rodríguez.

NUR: “There Will Always be Stories to be Told”

María Stefania Diez Moreno, NUR (Havana, 1978). Daughter of renowned craft artists, her home was also the site where visual artists, musicians, poets, craftspeople and theater people frequently gathered: “ever since I was a child I felt the need to … Continued

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