The renowned Cuban musical group Septeto Santiaguero is scheduled to play at Lehman Center for Performing Arts in the Bronx, New York, together with Jose Alberto “El Canario” and other important international musicians.Continue reading
We know that it will happen, because the vast majority of the peoples and governments worldwide are against such inhuman and criminal act, affirmed here in an interview granted to Prensa Latina.
We will not only see that except two or three countries, the vast majority will push the green bottom to demand the lifting of sanctions, but we will also listen to speeches from representatives of Africa, Latin America and other regions, she announced.
To Rubiales, it canâ�Öt be overlooked that United States blocks an island that instead of militaries, as the US government does, send army of doctors and teachers to other countries.
In October 29, the UN General Assembly will put to the vote, for 22nd occasion, consecutively , a project of resolution on the need to put end to the siege which economic damages Cuba estimates in one billion 157,327 million dollars.
The Nicaraguan diplomat called the attention on the US efforts to ignore, every year, the demand of the international community to the UN main body.
The history of rating on blockade shows that it has never reached to 5 nations oppose to the draft resolution and abstentions reached the last time twice more than in 1998.
The activities also include the performance of the Argentine Folkloric Ballet Amerindian in the House of Latin America, the insitution that sponsors the event.
Meanwhile, the minister counselor of the Embassy of Dominican Republic in Cuba, Pedro Ureña, will give the lecture Caribbean Cultures, 500 years later: similarities and differences.
There will be also inaugurated a book exhibition dedicated to literature of the Dominican Republic by visiting writer and journalist Menoscal Reynoso.
In the XIX Ibero-American Culture Festival attracted about 300 guests from some 20 countries and more numerous delegations include Argentina, Peru, Venezuela, Colombia and Mexico.
Along with the usual Latino presence there will be artists and intellectuals from Switzerland, Indonesia, United States and France.
This event is dedicated to the South American peoples and has as its central theme the Iberoamerican processes of integration and emancipation.
The House of Iberoamerica, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary, is organizing this event to promote cultural expressions of European and American territories where iberorromances languages are spoken. / Source. PL.
Boxers Lazaro Alvarez, Julio Cesar La Cruz and Arisnoidys Despaigne won their bouts helping thus the Cuban squad to reach a perfect performance this Sunday.
Those fights were the debut for the first two of them and now the Cuban team shows balance of 12 wins and only one loss after seven days in the Baluan Sholak Palace of Culture and Sports.
Alvarez, 2011 featherweight world champion, defeated 3-0 (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) Welsh Joseph Cordina in his inception as lightweight and will face on Tuesday the second seed Uzbek Fazliddin Gaibnazarov.
Moreover, the light heavyweight La Cruz beat 3-0 (30-26, 30-27, 30-24) German Serge Michel to smoothly advance to the evening of the day after tomorrow where his rival will be Ukrainian Oleksandr Ganzulia.
The welterweight Arisnoidys Despaigne also won 3-0 (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) against Algerian Ilias Abbadi and his next opponent will be Canada’s Custio Clayton.
On Monday Cuba will have action through the light flyweight Yosbany Veitía, who will face Welsh Ashley Williams and featherweight Robeisy Ramirez against Armenian Aram Avagyan.
In addition the heavyweight Erislandy Savon will rival with Algerian Chouaib Bouloudinats, current African runner up, and light welterweight Yasnier Toledo will have a tough opponent in Russian and European champion Armen Zakarian.
For his part Leinier Dominguez, best ranked Latin American chess player, will try today to repeat his initial win during the second round of the European Chess Clubs Championship, opened with no surprises on the Greek island of Rhodes.
As expected Leinier (2753 Elo points) was used as first board of Russian club St. Petersburg, who won 5.5 - 0.5 to England’s Barbican 4NCL.
The Caribbean GM defeated, with white pieces in 26 moves of a Spanish Opening, English John Cox (2387), which was imitated by Armenian Sergey Movsesian (2696), Russian Maxim Mataklov (2682) and Ukrainian Zahar Efimenko (2661).
According to the official website of the tournament the last year runners up could only achieve half a unit, which emerged from table five, where Russian Vadim Zvjaginsev (2659) signed peace with English Chris Dorrington (2313).
The final score was completed with the success of Russian Ildar Khairullin (2651) at the expense of English Ingrid Lauterbach (2123), one of the few women included in the called open category.
The remaining series left no surprising balances, since favorites won such as Azeri SOCAR, defending champion, who demolished 6-0 Norwegian Oslo Schakselskap, just like Russian Malachite did with English Jutes of Kent.
St. Petersburg next opponent will be Swiss Club d'Echecs de Geneve, which beat 4.5-1.5 Ireland’s Adare. / Source: ACN.
That October 20, 1869, hardly 10 days after Carlos Manuel de Cespedes rose up in arms against the Spanish colonila rule, the anthem was interpreted for the first time in the city of Bayamo.
According to the popular legend, more poetic than realistic, Pedro Figueredo wrote the anthem sitting on his horse, and some moments later, all the people chanted "La Bayamesa," title of the song.
A shorter but forceful version of that anthem of combat, has lasted until today.
The stanzas that called to die for the Fatherland are updated, and they are taken today in Cuba as a flag to rescue values to improve the national spirituality. / Source: PL.