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Havana: Restoration as a Social Issue
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Havana: Restoration as a Social Issue

Restoration projects in the historic district of the Cuban capital are helping to perfect an urban development project that prioritizes patrimonial and social interests. Lianet Arias Sosa Havana City Historian Eusebio Leal explained these projects are focused on the human aspect, not just the restoration of the city’s architecture and […]

Bay of Pigs, a foiled attack
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Bay of Pigs, a foiled attack

Some misguided policy decisions meant that the United States failed in their attempt to overthrow Fidel Castros’ revolutionary regime in April 1961. Ane Bores Nearly half a century may have gone by, but not even the passage of time has managed to affect the legendary names of Fidel Castro, Ernesto […]

USA denies permits to Cuba
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USA denies permits to Cuba

The musicians were invited to perform in the 2nd Annual Celtic Cultural Festival, set for April 15-26 in Old Havana. Rose Ana Berbeo    The Barack Obama administration denied permits to a group of Irish-American musicians to travel to the Isla, where they planned to participate in a festival of […]

Festival of Dance in Urban
Latin America Music

Festival of Dance in Urban

Artists from 13 countries, including Mexico, Brazil, Ecuador, Venezuela, the United States and France, are coming to this capital for the 16th International Festival of Dance in Urban Landscapes April 13-17. Havana’s streets will host a combination of artistic expressions, with dance as a central theme, inspired by the history, […]