Argentine cinematic icon Norma Aleandro turns 81.
Cuban novelist Padura writes about Ramon Mercader's days in Cuba, where Mercader died.
EcuRed entry on Leon Trotsky, as of May 15, 2017
How and why the St. Louis, filled with Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany, were refused admission to Cuba in 1939.
FARC-EP Announces Date for Founding Congress of New Party A CubaNews translation by Walter Lippmann. April 30, 2017. FARC-EP commander Andres Paris announced Sunday that the FARC-EPplanned to hold the founding congress of its political party next August 7, a step that should occur once the disarmament of the Colombian guerrilla has ended. The leader of […]
Report on May Day march 2017. by Cuba's leading gay-rights activist.
Why is May Day observed? A CubaNews translation by Walter Lippmann. On May 1, 1890 thousands of Havana workers of Havana observed their its day for the first time. The origin of what later became a world labor festival was at the International Socialist Congress held in Paris in 1889. There it was agreed to […]
MINREX Statement. Cuba backing Venezuela's decision to quit OAS.
Cuban jazz students performed with US counterparts from the Thelonious Monk Institute.