HAVANA.- Once again, from February 24 to 28, Cuba’s capital city will play host to the Habanos Festival, an event devoted to the world’s greatest cigars.
- By: Roberto Campos - Published on: No. 4, 2014 - Under: Economy -
- By: Ciro Bianchi - Published on: No. 4, 2014 - Under: Society -
HAVANA._ On the then Isle of Pines (now Isle of Youth) in the early 20th century, it was easy for locals to recognize the people from the Cayman islands among the foreigners living there. However, it was much more difficult to do so with Asians and people from other nations because the Japanese were identified as Chinese while the Canadians and Europeans who had settled down there were simply seen as Americans by the islanders.
- By: Vivian Collazo - Published on: No. 4, 2014 - Under: International -
HAVANA._ At least 125 million girls and women around the world have undergone some type of genital mutilation, a practice attributed to religious, sociological, and aesthetic reasons, and that is mostly performed in African countries and the Middle East.
- By: Martha Andrés - Published on: No. 4, 2014 - Under: International -
NUEVO VALLARTA, Mexico._ Representatives from 146 countries who gathered in this Mexican city have stressed the importance of drafting a legally binding international protocol to ban and eliminate nuclear weapons worldwide.
- Published on: No. 4, 2014 - Under: Tourism -
HAVANA._ As a new support for recreational sailing in Cuba, local authorities recently welcomed the British Sailing Ship Star Flyer, which first anchored at the Port of Casilda, in the central province of Sancti Spíritus.
- By: Diony Sanabia - Published on: No. 4, 2014 - Under: International -
SANTO DOMINGO._ The six agreements recently signed between the Dominican Republic and Haiti in the fields of customs, agriculture, migration, policing, environment, and anti-drug trafficking fight have brought a breath of fresh air to relations between the two countries that share the same Caribbean island, known as La Española (Hispaniola).
- By: Martha Sánchez - Published on: No. 4, 2014 - Under: Culture -
HAVANA._ Celebrated Cuban ballet dancer Viengsay Valdés has just launched a digital book about her life, written by sociologist Carlos Tablada, under a title that identifies her: De acero y nube (Of Steel and Clouds).