Benedict XVI to Officiate Public Mass in Havana

1 Havana, Mar 28. – Pope Benedict XVI will officiate a public mass in the Cuban capital at the open in the Jose Marti Revolution Square in the third day of his apostolic visit to the Caribbean island. A massive attendance by believers and non-believers is expected, and the Revolution Square was prepared in honour to the Cuban National Hero

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Danny Glover: a Fighter for Justice and Humanity

0 Havana, Jun 14. -"We should be capable of giving life to all projects that come to our imagination, and of building a world full of hope and justice for all of humanity," U.S. actor Danny Glover said in the Cuban capital on Tuesday. "I made a commitment eight years ago to the wives and relatives of the five Cuban

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Havana: Restoration as a Social Issue

1 Havana. -Restoration projects in the historic district of the Cuban capital are helping to perfect an urban development project that prioritizes patrimonial and social interests. In an interview with Prensa Latina, Havana City Historian Eusebio Leal explained these projects are focused on the human aspect, not just the restoration of the cityâ�Ös architecture and beauty. "I think it would

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Del Toro Films in Havana Unrecognized

0 Havana, Mar 12. -Unrecognizable at first glance, Puerto Rican actor Benicio del Toro is filming like at home one of the stories of the film "Sietes Dias en la Habana" (Seven Days in Havana), a portrait of the Cuban capital drawn by an equal number of directors. Only a perspicacious movie-goer would be able to identify him while filming

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Human Factor: Havana Restoration Goal

0 Havana, Mar. 10. -The restoration work of the Historical Center and other places of the Cuban capital has the human factor as its main goal, said Havana Historian Eusebio Leal. In a statement to Prensa Latina, Leal said that it is not only about a recreation of Havanaâ�Ös beauty and architecture, but also calling the attention on social matters,

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Percussion, Axis of the Cuban Essence of Jazz

0 Havana, Dec 21. -Veterans and youth mixed it up with their talent and knowledge during the 6th International Colloquium of the Jazz Plaza 2010 Festival, which just concluded in the Cuban capital. For three days, lectures, presentations, book launches and films culminated in a special presentation by elite figures from Cuban percussion, such as José Luis Quintana "Changuito", Enrique

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Cuba: Trial Begins for Terrorist Chavez Abarca

0 Havana, Dec 21. -The Courtroom of Crimes against State Security of the People's Provincial Court in the Cuban capital began trial proceedings Monday on terrorism charges against the Salvadoran citizen Francisco Chavez Abarca. Chavez Abarca was arrested on July 1, 2010 at the airport in Caracas, Venezuela, while trying to enter the country using false identification documents and with

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Havana Film Fest Honors 200 Years of LatAm Independence

2 Havana, Dec 1. -The International Festival of New Latin American Cinema, which starts Thursday in the Cuban capital, will honor the 200th anniversary of regional independence struggles with three films. One of those tributes will be the 200 minutes of documentaries by 25 Argentine filmmakers, such as Israel Adrian Caetano, Victor Laplace, and Lucia Puenzo, who had the support

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Hugo Chavez Celebrates Cooperation with Cuba

1 Havana, Nov 8. – Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez will attend a celebration on Monday in the Cuban capital for the 10th anniversary of the Integral Cooperation Agreement between Cuba and Venezuela. The agreement was signed by Chavez and the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, on October 30, 2000. In an interview broadcast live on Cuban and Venezuelan

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