Young Cuban painter Miguel Angel Quintana Amador has found the visual elements for his works in the legacy of prima ballerina Alicia Alonso and ballet, understood as a world of expression. “I don’t cling to new tendencies, I paint on impulse.”
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It was a long-awaited baseball resurrection of sorts and it most appropriately came in an event Cuba has so long dominated. With a resounding five-game sweep of the field at this week’s 22nd Central American and Caribbean Games in Veracruz, Cuba not only regained a hefty measure of its badly tarnished reputation but did so in an impressive – almost flawless fashion.
The west-laying areas of the Cuban capital break with the architectural style that prevails in other parts of the city. There, we find eclectic mansions surrounded by gardens, well-kept avenues and large supermarkets, a place where the country’s hotel chains have brought about the development of tourism. (28 photos)
Bars in full effervescence, black lights and music set the stage for a night life that awakens when the city goes to sleep. Reportedly, they are prohibited, but private bars in Havana speak the language of supply and demand and give the city a different texture. Full almost every night, these places operate under the license issued to “paladares,” private dining rooms: they sell food, drinks, cigars and cigarettes.
Felix Baez, the Cuban doctor hospitalized in Geneva since early Friday with the Ebola virus he contracted in Sierra Leone, Africa, called his family with a message of peace and hope, reported dpa news.
Cuba, the big favorite in the baseball tournament of the XXII Central American and Caribbean Games, did not disappoint its fans and finished with a perfect 5-0 record, defeating Nicaragua 9-3 in the championship game Friday night at the Beto Avila stadium in Veracruz.
The Chinese consortium HKND and the Nicaraguan government declared on Thursday that, by the end of next month, they will be ready to begin the construction of an inter-oceanic canal that will connect the Caribbean Sea and Pacific Ocean, at a cost of 50 billion dollars, DPA reported.
“Bailando” (Dancing), the popular theme of Spanish singer Enrique Iglesias and the Cubans Descemer Bueno and Gente de Zona, was the big winner at the gala of the Latin Grammys in Las Vegas on Thursday evening.