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Perucho, Guillén and El son entero

October 20, 2017 Culture & society

Perucho, Guillén and El son entero

Nicolás Guillén comes come back again to the quotations of this journalist, he is essential when it is necessary to return to the past to remember who we are and where we come from.His poetry is a mirror of peoples feeling in a genuinely Cuban, rhythmic form, in which the creole idiosyncrasy, the cultural mestizaje, the international solidarity, the Spanish-American and anti-imperialist sentiment, the hopes, the struggles and the victories of our country beat.For ideas like these, those of Nicolás, today we celebrate the Cuban Culture, the national one, that which was born from letters and musicality, which raised from the pen of Perucho Figueredo on October 20, 1968.During these years spaces that recognize and consolidate the national culture have...

Cuba and the World

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Large Canadian delegation to participate in Havana Fair 2017

Large Canadian delegation to participate in Havana Fair 2017

A large Canadian business delegation will participate in the 35th Havana International Fair, FIHAV 2017, which will be held from October 30 to November 3, the embassy of the Caribbean...

China approves Ebola vaccine

China approves Ebola vaccine

The China Food and Drug Administration has approved today a developed Ebola vaccine, causing thousands of deaths, especially in West Africa. The drug was developed by the Academy of Military Medical...

October 20 marks Cuban Culture Day

October 20 marks Cuban Culture Day

On August 22, 1980, the executive committee of Cuba’s Council of Ministers approved Decree no. 74 to establish October 20 as Cuban Culture Day October offers two important anniversaries in the...

Raúl recognizes work of Martí Studies Center

Raúl recognizes work of Martí Studies Center

Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee and President of the Councils of State and Ministers, sent a message yesterday to the...

120 child sex traffickers arrested, 84 kids rescued in FBI sting

120 child sex traffickers arrested, 84 kids rescued in FBI sting

A three-month-old baby and her five-year-old sister were among 84 sexually exploited juveniles rescued by the FBI during a nationwide sting. Some 120 child sex traffickers were arrested, with the...

Universities in Cuba and Japan cement ties

Universities in Cuba and Japan cement ties

Two prominent universities in Japan and Cuba have signed a five-year agreement which will provide greater exchange opportunities for students and professors alike, as well as helping to “deepen bilateral...

7th International Che Guevara Conference

7th International Che Guevara Conference

This event will take place from October 27-29 on the traditional and unceded territories of the Tsleil-Waututh (slilwta), the Musqueam (xmkym), and the Squamish (Skwxwú7mesh) Coast Salish Nations. Since the triumph...

Vietnam and Cuba are one in Sochi

Vietnam and Cuba are one in Sochi

Vietnam and Cuba have special ties, united by profound love and always extending its hands in good and difficult moments; but on Tuesday, the joy of sharing the 19th World...

International Congress on cyber society 2017 begins in Cuba

International Congress on cyber society 2017 begins in Cuba

The International Congress on Information Technology, Cyber Society 2017 began on Tuesday in Havana with the presence of some 450 experts from China, US, Germany, Spain, Uruguay, Ecuador, Guatemala and...

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Liliana´s luck in the house of the rainbow

Liliana´s luck in the house of the rainbow

Art and its seduction come to life without waiting, without hesitation, you just have to fulfill one requirement: to have the talent. And such is the case of the 14 year old teenager, a potential artist and pianist, Liliana de la Caridad Regalado Ballart, member founder of a children's company to...

They debate at the University of Pinar del Río on challenges for sustainable agriculture

They debate at the University of Pinar del Río on challenges for sustainable agriculture

The representative in Cuba of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Theodor Friedrich, emphasized in Pinar del Río, the pertinence of generalizing productive practices of conservation to avoid further deterioration of the soils dedicated to the crops. Speaking at the Third International Scientific Symposium University of Pinar del Rio...

My best group, 45 years of Higher Education in Pinar del Río

My best group, 45 years of Higher Education in Pinar del Río

When man reaches the summit of his life, he always tends to look back to see what good and bad things happened to him on any field related to his life. In my case, let us take my job. Forty-one years in teaching, and the last thirty one in the Higher...

In Vueltabajo: III International Scientific Symposium University of Pinar del Rio 2017

In Vueltabajo: III International Scientific Symposium University of Pinar del Rio 2017

The panel university management of knowledge and innovation for local development is one of the main attractions of the Third International Scientific Symposium University of Pinar del Rio 2017, which from today until October 19 is home to the high school studies of this city. Academics from several nations are debate...

Task Life favors food security in Pinar del Río

Task Life favors food security in Pinar del Río

The adaptation of agricultural activities to meteorological variables is one of the priorities in Pinar del Río, now reinforced with the implementation of the Task Life, a state plan for confronting climate change. According to Noel Bruguera Amarán, the provincial delegate of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment, the actions...

Participants in the Contest of Popular Cuban Music Pedro Junco are awarded

Participants in the Contest of Popular Cuban Music Pedro Junco are awarded

The song Sinfónica de amor, by composer Laura Rodríguez, won the Grand Prize of the twentieth edition of the Cuban Folk Music Contest "Pedro Junco", which concluded on Sunday evening at the Praga theater in the city of Pinar del Rio. Among the twelve finalist works, the First Place and the...

The banking and its workers: another conquest of the Revolution (+ AUDIO)

The banking and its workers: another conquest of the Revolution (+ AUDIO)

With the commitment to diversify the services for a better quality and efficiency to people´s attention, the banking workers of Pinar del Rio celebrate today the 57th anniversary of the nationalization of the Banking in Cuba. Experienced and young workers are heirs to a conquest of the Cuban Revolution, which established...

Pedro Junco Festival this weekend at the Praga cinema

Pedro Junco Festival this weekend at the Praga cinema

In honor of the famous figure,composer Pedro Junco, the twentieth edition of the Cuban Popular Music Festival will take place this weekend, at the Praga cinema of the city of Pinar del Río. In the contest 12 pieces will be presented, which belong to authors of the territory and cover all...

Acosta Danza in Pinar del Rio

Acosta Danza in Pinar del Rio

Acosta Danza, located among the most important dance companies in Cuba and the world, will be presented on October 14 and 15 at the "José Jacinto Milanés" Theater in the city of Pinar del Río, on the events in the week of the National Culture. The artist and director of the...

Sports

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US blockade's damage on Cuban sports denounced

20-10-2017

US blockade's damage on Cuban sports denounced

Officials and specialists from the Cuban Sports Institute (Inder) denounced today the damage caused to sports by the commercial, economic an...

Cuban Baseball: Granma and Ciego de Avila took the Lead in Wild-Card Series

19-10-2017

Cuban Baseball: Granma and Ciego de Avila took the Lead in Wild-Card Series

Supported mainly on their offensive, the current monarch Granma and the runner-up Ciego de Ávila both won their first matches of the wild ca...

Pole-dancing in the Olympics? International sports federation recognition helps pave the way

19-10-2017

Pole-dancing in the Olympics? International sports federation recognition helps pave the way

No strip club necessary. Pole-dancing now stands on its own as a provisionally recognized sport thanks to the Global Association of Internat...

Mexicans and Cubans condemn unjust U.S. blockade

17-10-2017

Mexicans and Cubans condemn unjust U.S. blockade

The Association of Cuban Residents in Mexico, the Mexican Solidarity Movement (MMSC) and the Cuban Embassy in this country on Sunday condemn...

 Mexicans and Cubans are second and third in China

16-10-2017

Mexicans and Cubans are second and third in China

Russia’s 15th seeds Maxim Sivolap/Igor Velichko rallied past Mexico’s fourth seeds Juan Virgen/Lombardo Ontiveros in a three-set thriller Su...

Fournier: Mastery in World’s silver rowing

12-10-2017

Fournier: Mastery in World’s silver rowing

Angel Fournier (December 31, 1987). Ebony Tower (6’6, 220 pounds) stormed into the world elite in the World Cup held in Banyoles, Spain 2009...

Amateur boxing chief suspended as insolvency fears rise

11-10-2017

Amateur boxing chief suspended as insolvency fears rise

Wu Ching-kuo, president of the Amateur International Boxing Association (Aiba), has been temporarily suspended in an ongoing power struggle....

US Vice president Mike Pence walks out of NFL game after several players kneel during anthem

09-10-2017

US Vice president Mike Pence walks out of NFL game after several players kneel during anthem

United States vice-president Mike Pence walked out of an NFL game on Sunday after several players took a knee during the national anthem pri...

Main Cuban resort to receive international golf tournaments

05-10-2017

Main Cuban resort to receive international golf tournaments

Four international golf tournaments will take place this Cuban western tourist resort this month, as confirmed by sources from the organizin...

Pinar del Rio Internationalists
Medicine is my great passion

August 25, 2017 Interviews

Medicine is my great passion

For Rosmery López, being a medical professional is being the lawyer for the poor. Therefore, as soon as she obtained her Doctor of Medicine degree, she decided to help others in an internationalist mission in Venezuela and, although this meant moving away from those she loved most, she is proud to...

 
  Curiosities
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12 animals on the brink of extinction in 2017

12 animals on the brink of extinction in 2017

Several animal species, some that have been on the planet for hundreds of thousands of years and more, are on the brink of extinction in 2017. Recent human activity, developed around...

The most insane moments from the hurricanes of 2017

The most insane moments from the hurricanes of 2017

In 2017, Mother Nature rained down her powerful wrath on us. Some of the most powerful hurricanes in history completely wrecked parts of the United States and the Caribbean with...

Casualty dogs, man’s best friends

Casualty dogs, man’s best friends

In World War I, some dogs doubled as medics, carrying packs on their backs filled with bandages and supplies. They were quicker than any human medic and could navigate and...

A wing and a prayer: Planes that almost crashed

A wing and a prayer: Planes that almost crashed

Plane crashes are simply terrifying, and the scary thing is that although they say air travel is safer and more reliable than it’s ever been, accidents still happen. Although statistically,...

The end of the Great Wall of China

The end of the Great Wall of China

You might have not thought about it, but the great wall of china actually has a beginning and an end. And they are awesome!

14,000 and growing: Wind change leaves evacuees no choice

14,000 and growing: Wind change leaves evacuees no choice

As crews continue to fight against adverse weather conditions, new wildfires ignite across beleaguered British Columbia. In a media briefing Monday afternoon, Kevin Skrepnek of the B.C. Wildfire Service reported 218...

 

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Wonders of nature, let´s prserve the human species

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A museum at the safeguard of the history of Pinar del Río

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January 17, 1959: Caravan of freedom reaches Pinar del Río

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Parque La Guira, an ideal place to enjoy the bounties of nature

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Cuban Amazons in action

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Day of Physical Culture and Sports celebrated in the day care center Pioneritos del 2000

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  • Wonders of nature, let´s prserve the human species
  • A museum at the safeguard of the history of Pinar del Río 
  • January 17, 1959: Caravan of freedom reaches Pinar del Río
  • Parque La Guira, an ideal place to enjoy the bounties of nature
  • Cuban Amazons in action
  • Day of Physical Culture and Sports celebrated in the day care center Pioneritos del 2000

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