All posts tagged Cuba

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Fidel Castro is Dead

Fidel Castro is dead at age 90. Fidel Castro ruled Cuba for almost 50 years before handing over the powers to his brother Raul in 2008.

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Alexis Valdes

Cuban comedian and show host Alexis Valdes makes his debut in literary circles with a new book titled Con todo mi humor, Alexis Valdes.

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Pedrito Martinez Group

New York City’s Pedrito Martinez Group drops their debut studio album. This charismatic group –  a veritable ‘Latino Fab Four’ – who met and started playing together at the Guantanamera Restaurant in New York City five years ago, is led by the much in-demand Cuban […]

Cuban Dissidents on the Net

This is an excerpt from the “Latin Pulse” series that ran on July 3, 2013, and is a complete story from reporter/producer Curt Devine on how more and more Cuban dissidents are turning to the internet to raise awareness of their struggles against the Cuban dictatorship.

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Los Carpinteros “Irreversible”

Los Carpinteros is the name taken by a group of young Cuban artists who as a collective entity specialize in the creation of humorous installations and objects. In 1991 Marco Antonio Castillo Valdes, Dagoberto Rodriguez Sanchez, and Alexandre Arrechea formed what would become Los Carpinteros. Irreversible, is an exhibition of new work by Los Carpinteros at the Sean Kelly Gallery in New York. Learn more and see the exhibit.