The Havana Reporter No.5

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Canadians Wrestlers Promise Strong Competition

Published on: Sports
Canadians Wrestlers Promise Strong Competition

Wrestling is likely to be among the sports in which Canada will prove to be a tough rival for Cuba in the battle for the second place in the forthcoming Pan American Games, to be hosted by the city of Toronto.

A Wall Of Words Fortifies Cuban Film Industry

Published on: Culture
A Wall Of Words Fortifies Cuban Film Industry

The latest feature film by the Cuban director Fernando Pérez, currently screening in movie theaters nationwide, has a title that creates quite an impact: “La pared de las palabras” (The Wall of Words).

Gaviota Group Anticipates More Portuguese Tourists

Published on: Tourism
Gaviota Group Anticipates More Portuguese Tourists

Gaviota, the tourism group with the largest number of hotel rooms in Cuba, is optimistic about a rise in the number of Portuguese visitors to the island and its keys, having recorded a 55 percent increase last year.

Leo Brouwer Organizes the “Les Voix Humaines” Festival in Havana

Published on: Culture
Leo Brouwer Organizes the “Les Voix Humaines” Festival in Havana

Dynamic, surprising, joyful and creative, the celebrated Cuban composer, guitarist and orchestra director Leo Brouwer has been busy organizing the “Les Voix Humaines” (Human Voices) Festival in Havana, taking place from September 25 to October 18, in which internationally renowned performers will participate.

Puffs, Business and Celebrities

Published on: Cuba
Puffs, Business and Celebrities

As usual for the month of February, Havana’s International Cigar Festival captivated over 1,000 people who came from all around the world not only attracted by Cuban cigars but by its culture as well.

US Blockade Against Cuba Still to Be Lifted

Published on: Politics
US Blockade Against Cuba Still to Be Lifted

A strange cocktail of hope and uncertainty abounds globally about what the future might hold in store for Cuba–U.S. relations, following announcements last December 17 by both governments of their decision to restore diplomatic relations.

Cuba-USA A Changed Scenario

Published on: International
Cuba-USA A Changed Scenario

Following years of hostility and distance, the new atmosphere between the United States and Cuba is characterized by talks described as constructive and respectful by both sides, various expert exchanges, and steps towards the normalization of bilateral relations.

Cuba, the U.S. and the Latin American Peace Zone

Published on: Cuba
Cuba, the U.S. and the Latin American Peace Zone

Negotiations between Cuba and the U.S. regarding the reestablishment of diplomatic relations strengthen the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC for its Spanish initials) dictates of the Proclamation of Latin America as a Peace Zone.

Female Genital Mutilation, Time to Stop it

Published on: International
Female Genital Mutilation, Time to Stop it

Amid an international panorama marked by inequalities and gender violence, 130 million women face an additional horror: genital mutilation.