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  • Recordando a Tito Rodríguez en Miramar Cultural Center el 27 de julio

    Recordando a Tito Rodríguez en Miramar Cultural Center el 27 de julio
    "En la vida hay amores que nunca puedan olvidarse". Para los amantes del bolero, es imposible olvidar esas letras de "Inovidable", canción que popularizó el gran músico puertorriqueño Tito Rodríguez en los años 60. Rodríguez, considerado uno de los...
  • Albita, a life from scratch

     Albita, a life from scratch
    Growing up in Cuba, Albita never had dolls to play with. Instead, she played with percussion instruments like the guiro, claves and bongos. "I think I was born with music," she said. "It was almost like my destiny. Music chose me." That's probably one...
  • Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez foe Erislandy Lara unbothered by the challenge

    Erislandy Lara has escaped from Cuba and the wrath of smugglers, so the thought of taking on Mexico’s most popular fighter isn’t making him flinch. “Anyone who comes to this country is dreaming to get an opportunity like this...
  • Sanctions are not the way to change Russia's political behavior

    U.S. sanctions against Russia will not solve any political problems. American history shows that sanctions fail precisely because they don't change political behavior; sanctions against Russia will similarly prove ineffective. The United States has...
  • Border issue reminds me of how Elian Gonzalez became the right's special pet

     
    From Sunday's print column The crisis, the situation, the plight, the outrage — pick your term — of tens of thousands of Central American children streaming toward our borders seeking — again, pick your term — asylum, a better...
  • Untreatable virus spreading in the Caribbean now afflicts 4,600

    A mosquito-borne virus that arrived in the Americas just six months ago is spreading and afflicts nearly 4,600 people in the Caribbean, the Pan American Health Organization reported this week. Cuba is the latest country to confirm cases of the...
  • Live: Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez defeats Erislandy Lara by split decision

    Live: Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez defeats Erislandy Lara by split decision
    Mexico's Saul "Canelo" Alvarez would like another crack at Floyd Mayweather Jr., and tonight he faces a fighter whom he and others believe represents a good proving ground before a possible rematch next year. In Cuba's Erislandy Lara, a slick, skilled...
  • White Sox's Jose Abreu isn't into nickname game

    White Sox's Jose Abreu isn't into nickname game
    MINNEAPOLIS — White Sox broadcaster Ken "Hawk" Harrelson has coined several memorable nicknames to players over the years, including "Big Hurt" for Frank Thomas, "One Dog" for Lance Johnson and "El Caballo" for Carlos Lee. Harrelson's latest...
  • Cuba celebra su Día de la Rebeldía Nacional

    Cuba celebra su Día de la Rebeldía Nacional
    LA HABANA - Cuba celebró hoy su Día de la Rebeldía Nacional, emblemática fecha del calendario revolucionario que recuerda el fallido asalto al Cuartel de Moncada hace 61 años, con una llamada a la unidad frente a las "nuevas formas de guerra" con que el...
  • Una Cuba más grande que la Revolución

    Los libros de Fidel Castro suelen ser extensos y una de sus formas predilectas de expresarse son los diálogos. Así ocurre con algunos clásicos, como Habla Fidel, del italiano Gianni Miná, y 100 horas con Fidel, del español Ignacio Ramonet. Lo mismo ha...
  • Cuba escapes UN sanctions in North Korean weapons transport scheme

    The United Nations has sanctioned a North Korean shipping company but spared Cuban entities in connection with a Cuban weapons shipment seized aboard a Pyongyang-bound freighter in violation of a U.N. arms embargo. Ocean Maritime Management Company, Ltd....
  • George Lucas has ties to UIC

    George Lucas may not realize that the computer-generated imagery for his 1977 "Star Wars" movie was created at the University of Illinois at Chicago. In 1976, California artist Larry Cuba was hired to create a computer model of the Death Star that is used...