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March 2017

Cuba x 4 on the Social Network

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Congress needs pressure from working people 2 end via ūüĎȬ†HERE

in : Visit to the Company via ūüĎȬ†HERE

¬† ūüĎČ Market Breaks a Records in ūüĎć 31%-126% growth via Latin Press

ūüĎČ Debate & analysis on FB Live about political system in via Check it out HERE

 

 

Esteban: Simply Inspiring

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Article written with fragments of the originals published in:  OnCuba Magazine + Official Site Esteban

Esteban is a 9 year old boy who discovers by chance his innate talent for music. Despite the difficulties To achieve the dream of becoming a musician, his perseverance will transform your world and those around him.

This is the synopsis of the movie that was opened last night the doors of the Havana Film Festival of  New York City

The soundtrack¬†belongs to the renowned Winner of six GRAMMY¬ģ and three Latin GRAMMY¬ģ Awards, the Cuban pianist, composer and arranger Chucho Valdes, is the most influential figure in modern Afro-Cuban jazz.

(Trailer in spanish)

The film, co-produced by the Cuban Institute of Music and RTV Commercial and under the auspices of the Hermanos Sa√≠z Association, shows us a Cuba with shortcomings and difficulties where some parents want their children to look for alternatives that provide money in an immediate way, like¬†Esteban’s mother, who finds it difficult to appreciate her son’s talent and visualize her future as a musician. It is a song to the professional realization, also and most important a¬†song to human and social values even in the most difficult circumstances something that distinguishes the majority of Cubans.

A song to the importance of maintaining human and social values even in the most difficult circumstances something that distinguishes the majority of Cubans.

 

 

Parallel Universes: Film Festivals between #NYC & #Havana

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WIF: Latin Press + Youth Rebels Related sites: Muestra Joven

While ne New York will be enjoying excellent films produced in Latin America, in the Havana will open its doors, between April 4 and 7, the 16th Young Show of the Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and Industry (ICAIC)

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Authorized Voices: How to break the disinformation that exists in the United States about Cuba

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Post by @CubanWindow — Original ¬†@¬†Latin Press

“The best ambassadors to tell the truth about Cuba are the true Cubans, we are already tired of listening to people who only respond to the power that harasses and blocks the island” ¬†By¬†Ike Nahem:¬†A longtime anti-war, socialist, and labor activist , the coordinator of Cuba Solidarity New York and a founder of the July 26 Coalition. Nahem WAS an Amtrak Locomotive Engineer and member of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen, a division of the Teamsters Union.¬†

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Cuban Authentic Phrases (Part I)

 

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The image: The Cuban Buffo is a theatrical expression that arises after an extensive period of historical gestation in which elements as the philosophical, political and cultural planes gave account of the conscience of the nationality together with those that would conform their particular artistic form: dance , dramatic genres and modes of scenic representation. The black, the ‚Äúmulata‚ÄĚ, the Galician and the Chinese identifying the mixture of Cuban culture and heritage, Characters representative of the burlesque scene.

More about Buffo Theater HERE + HERE + HERE 

Post By @CubanWindow WIF Mi Pais Cuba

  • “You’re more of a roll than a movie”

Talkers: say a lot and do little

  • “You are behind the wooden stick and asking for the last one”

You are clueless

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Share the Truth: How The US Suppressed Native American Identity

Post By @CubanWindow via @telesurenglish 

How did the US deal with Native Americans? By forcing their children into boarding schools so they could become “civilized.” Dennis Banks, founder of the American Indian Movement, shares his personal experiences with Abby Martin in The Empire Files.

Check the Video in HERE

A bit late but we arrived with our answers … or something like that ?!

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Answers to some of the 50 questions post by  Inbiotik, our curious follower followed

If you knew that everyone you know was going to die tomorrow, who would you visit today ?

  • We will have a super party, no sad¬†farewells

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“San Antonio de los Ba√Īos” the Capital of the Humor in Cuba

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Post By @CubanWindow 

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  • Cubainformacion TV¬†Original Post by Madeleine Sauti√© – Granma.- “Laughter is the salt of life,” wrote Rub√©n Dar√≠o in a text in which he associated goodness, sanity, crazy music and crystal clear water to that movement of the mouth and other parts of the face that denote joy.
  • Some Cuban sites of graphic humor:¬†DEDETE¬†+ PALANTE

Cubans, blessed from their roots with a ¬†very peculiar sense of humor, take advantage of this virtue even in the most difficult moments, a lesson in life that allows them to “Echar pa’ lante” (Keep going despite difficulties) even when the “la cosa se pone mala” (When things in the daily doing are difficult). So the jocosity is part of the cultural heritage of our neighbors.

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Scratching the surface (II): Cuba as a traveler destination, stronger appeal than any press campaign

Original Post Spain is the destination of international sex tourism, but its press is interested …in Cuba?

By Jos√© Manzaneda¬†–¬†Cubainformacion.tv

Note: Search under the video the transcription of the article and the content of the video to English.

In 2003, the president of the United States George W. Bush launched an aggressive campaign against tourism to Cuba, trying to close the one that, at that time, was one of the few sources of income Liquid for the Island.

Today, with an annual increase of 15%, tourism is the fastest growing sector in the country and the main driving force for foreign investment projects.

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