Pianist Alexis Bosch, percussionist Yissy Garcia and trumpeter Roberto Garcia, took the top prize for each of their instruments at the Master Jam, held from 5 to 8 June at the Russian Academic Theatre of Odessa, local sources reported.
Villa Clara (3-1) hopes to seal their first Cuban baseball title in 18 years tonight at home against a desperate Matanzas (1-3), looking to take the series back west for a game six. Ramon More is scheduled to start for Villa Clara and Matanzas is expected to go with Joel Suarez or Alain Dela.
A tropical depression formed in the western Caribbean on Monday, the second such storm of the current hurricane season. The Cuban Weather Service (INSMET) located the center of the depression at 95 kilometers (60 miles) east of Belize City. The depression does not present a threat to Cuba.
My current situation is not exactly something I can be proud of: I dropped out of high school. However, I have no regrets. My opinion about university today is nothing like the one I had while I was still in primary school. I may not materialize the dreams I had then, but I will set new goals for myself.
A Canadian court heard a guilty plea on Friday from James McTurk, 78, a retired postal worker accused by Toronto police for child sex tourism crimes committed in Cuba. He now faces a possible life sentence.
One of Cuba’s premiere dance ensembles, Danza Contemporánea de Cuba gave a stellar presentation recently at Havana’s Mella Theater of the work “Compas” (beat) with the choreography of Jan Linkens of Holland. The piece includes rhythms of diverse origin: the human voice, Afro-Cuban percussion, guaracha, Bronx drums, mambo and waltz. (30 photos)
HAVANA TIMES – The United States State Department is seeking proposals for $4.35 million in projects aimed at boosting independent journalism, labor rights, Internet activism, racial equality and research on advocacy and social change, reports Alongthemalecon.com. Grant applications for the projects – known as funding opportunity DRLA-DRLAQM-13-047 – are due July 15. The State Department’s [...]
Those who attended the performance staged at the Raquel Revuelta theatre on June 1st had the rare privilege of enjoying Marianela Boan’s poetry, which has returned to the Havana stage after an 8-year artistic hiatus. (8 photos)
The Cuban Association of Cat Lovers put on a mini-expo at the Kid Chocolate gymnasium in Old Havana. On this occasion, the public was able to enjoy seeing three different breeds: Pelos Semi largo cubano, azules cubanos and Bengali. HT was on hand to capture some of the event for our readers. (24 photos)
While the State-Party-Proprietor, the government, the press and central bureaucratic apparatus continue to blame company managers for Cuba’s low production indices, the economic disaster caught sight of in State companies – for which they have only themselves to blame – will also continue.