Film topic: Cuba's love of Hollywood
Funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Hammer and Nail Productions documentary explores the phenomenon that Hollywood movies were in 1940s and 50s-era Cuba, with Havana, as their press release notes, "reportedly ...
Cuba's most LGBTQI-friendly town
Ms Hernandez works in Caibarien, a town close to Santa Clara — a city synonymous with revolutionary icon Che Guevara but also Cuba's most LGBT-friendly town. “I'm more revolutionary than gay,” says Ms Hernandez, who has photos of both her boyfriend ...
Santa Clara: Che's city but also Cuba's gay haven
Tupac Shakur is alive and living in Cuba claims security man who says HE smuggled him there
The latest sighting came after the internet went wild two years ago over claims Tupac had been photographed apparently living a new life in Cuba. Tupac was infamously gunned down on September 7, 1996, while driving through Las Vegas. He died in ...
Cuba's president meets US Senator Corker amid tense bilateral relations
Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel met U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, who is on a trip to Havana to discuss tense bilateral relations and other "matters of common interest", state-run media reported on Thursday.
Cuba's National Art Schools Are an Unfinished Masterpiece
It was 1961, and he had only recently come back to Cuba after a few years in Venezuela, where he had fled after his anti-Batista politics had become a problem back home. He knew he would need help to finish the schools, and he recruited two Italian ...
Worker bee's paradiseCuba's thriving honey business
Around October it is off to the mountains, as Cuba's trees reach their prime, before he brings the bees back to his farm about an hour's drive from Havana. There, they have their pick of palm, mango and avocado trees, fresh vegetables—an uncommon ...
Central Holidays Launches 2019 Latin America and Cuba Brochure
Central Holidays is releasing its 2019 Latin America and Cuba brochure, showcasing the company's travel programs in an over 120-page publication with over 60 itineraries, including over 20 new travel packages across the region. Central Holidays is ...
Cuba's Stalled Revolution
For Cuba, 2018 marks the end of an era. For the first time in almost six decades, the country's president is no longer a Castro—neither the late guerilla fighter, revolutionary caudillo, and international icon Fidel, nor his lower-profile brother Raúl ...
Yes, the FBI is knocking on doors of some Cuban exiles in Miami. Here's why
When FBI agents recently began knocking on the doors of Cuban exiles in Miami and New York who support normalizing relations with Cuba, speculation inevitably followed: Why would the federal agency be deploying a campaign that many attribute to ...
On the reasons for visiting Cuba
It is difficult for South African government representatives to hide their excitement. They are off on a trip to Cuba where they will engage in an "intense parliament to parliament engagement program" this week. Already we have been treated to photos ...