Mar 1, 2013
El Paso Times
Cuban big band has roots in 'Buena Vista' revolution
The "Buena Vista Social Club" album and movie of the 1990s flung wide the doors for Cuban music all over the world.
Great summer line-up at Arts Centre
FROM opera to children's workshops, exhibitions to folk, there will be something to entertain everyone at Salisbury Arts Centre this summer.
1902 - Cuba becomes independent with Tomas Estrada Palma as its president; however, the Platt Amendment keeps the island under US protection and gives the US the right to intervene in Cuban affairs.
Today's Birthday: Fidel Castro
As a student leader and lawyer, Castro opposed the dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista y ZaldA var .
Cuba: to Preserve the Gains of Revolution
Nil NIKANDROV On July 26 1953 in the morning a group of revolutionaries led by Fidel Castro stormed the Moncada barracks in Santiago de Cuba.