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Pope Francis Ponders Sept. Visit to Cuba

April 17, 2015 | No Comments »

Pope Francisco is considering a stopover in Cuba as part of his visit to the United States in September, but the decision is not taken, reported the Vatican on Friday.

On Eduardo Galeano, America’s Pilgrim

April 16, 2015 | 1 Comment »

Eduardo Germán María Hughes Galeano (Eduardo Galeano), one of Hispano-America’s most renowned intellectuals, took his last breath on Monday April 13, His narrative was one of my favorites to read.

Iya Mezenova: A Russian-Born Cuban Flutist

April 16, 2015 | No Comments »

Iya Mezenova is an established concert musician who, having developed her artistic career in Cuba, carries the great musical talent of the legendary performers of her native land. “I moved to Cuba when I was six years old.”

Cuban Psychologist Received as Hero Following Incident in Panama

April 15, 2015 | 7 comments

The 7th Summit of the Americas held in Panama has pulled psychologist Sucelys Morfa Gonzalez, Second Secretary of Cuba’s Young Communists League (UJC) out of her official anonymity and turned her into a memorable character – for the time being, at least.

Cuba Welcomes the “Right Decision” from Obama

April 15, 2015 | 3 comments

Cuba welcomed the “right decision” from the Obama administration on Tuesday to pull the island off the US list of countries sponsoring terrorism, a move that could accelerate the diplomatic thaw between the two countries.

Obama Removes Cuba from the USA List of Countries that Sponsor Terrorism

April 14, 2015 | 27 comments

President Barack Obama informed the US Congress on Tuesday his decision to remove Cuba from its list of countries sponsoring terrorism. The measure, which takes effect in 45 days under US law, was one of the most repeated demands by the Cuban government in the current negotiations to restore diplomatic ties.

RIP Eduardo Galeano, Chronicler of Latin America (Videos)

April 13, 2015 | 1 Comment »

One of Latin America’s most acclaimed writers, Eduardo Galeano, has died at the age of 74. In this interview he discusses his most recent book, Children of the Days: A Calendar of Human History.

Obama and Raul Castro in Panama for Summit (Video)

April 10, 2015 | 5 comments

On Thursday, Obama announced the State Department has finished its review of whether Cuba should be removed from the list of state sponsors of terrorism. The move would allow the two countries to reopen their embassies and move forward on historic efforts to normalize relations.

Cuba and the Battle for the Summit of the Americas

April 9, 2015 | 9 comments

This Summit of the Americas will be the first Cuba attends, but the central issue of debate will be, not the island’s re-established relations with the US, but Washington’s declarations against Venezuela.

Is Cuban Cyberspace Growing?

April 8, 2015 | 2 comments

Cuba tends to constitute a negative reference in statistical reports about the spread of new information and telecommunication technologies. In terms of the degree of access to telephone lines and digital networks that people enjoy, we continue to fare very poorly.