Mass Support for Chavez in Caracas

1 Caracas, Jul 1. -Bolivar Plaza became a center of mass support for Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Friday, a day after he sent a message from Cuba about his health. Cuba to Implement Training of State, Gov't Cadres Chavez is in Full Exercise of Power Chavez Reports on his Health to Venezuelans Shortly after Chavez addressed the nation and

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Real Madrid-Barcelona: Most Watched Classic in Spanish Football

1 Madrid, Apr. 22. -The final match for Copa del Rey (the King's Cup) between Real Madrid and Barcelona (1-0), became the most watched classic in Spanish history ever, with 12,849,000 television viewers. The final match, played on Wednesday in Valencia, broke all previous records and reached a quota on screen time of 67.7 percent during the official 90 minutes.

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Cuban Actress Wins Lumiere Award

1 Paris, Jan 17. -Venus Noire, a raw French film by Adbellatif Kechiche, became a launch pad to fame for first-time Cuban actress Yahima Torres, who won Most Promising Actress at the 16th annual Lumiere Awards. The news was too much of a surprise, because the young woman, who lives in Paris, had received praise from French critics and also

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Cuban Memory: Tribute to Latin American Cinema in Paris

2 Paris, Jan 15. -Endearing chapter in the story of the filmmaker Santiago Alvarez and his iconic Latin American ICAIC News, Cuban Memory became an event in Paris. This was testified by the cheers of the large crowd that attended the screening of the documentary by the Brazilian filmmaker Alice de Andrade, recently awarded with the Third Coral Prize at

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Alicia Alonso Honored in Ballet Festival of Havana

1 Havana, Oct 30. -Dance was in the air Thursday night in Havana, in the 22nd International Festival of Ballet, whose inaugural gala became a reverence to one of the legends without whom it would be impossible to write the history of this art. Alicia Alonso is 90 years old and still dancing. Her hands and arms, the slight undulation

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