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Rihanna and Childish Gambino Reportedly Shooting Movie in Cuba

Rihanna and Childish Gambino Reportedly Shooting Movie in Cuba

Sultry songstress Rihanna and rapper/actor Donald Glover have been spotted in Havana, Cuba together and are reportedly on the Caribbean island shooting a new movie. According to Cuban publication Vistar, the two musician/actors a shooting the Hiro Murai directed Guava Island, said to be starring Black Panthers’ Letitia Wright and British actor Nonso Anozie, however, […]

Plane Crashes During Takeoff From Havana Airport

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Havana, Cuba is in a state of panic after a Cubana de Aviacion Boeing 737 plane crashed shortly into a field and railway after takeoff. The flight was departing from Havana’s Jose Marti International Airport when “a large fireball followed by a towering plume of smoke was visible near the airport,” CNN reports. Cubana de […]

Harlem Hosts Memorial Honoring Fidel Castro

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This past weekend, February 4th, the legacy of revolutionary Cuban president Fidel Castro was commemorated at Washington Heights’ Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Center (3940 Broadway). Activists from throughout the metropolitan area reflected on Fidel’s relationship with Harlem and Malcolm X. On December 5th, 2016, a memorial for Commander Castro at Harlem’s All Soul’s […]

Orishas, Pioneers In Afro-Cuban Hip Hop, Re-Unite For New Video

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The rhythmic, tropical sounds of Cuban music and cultural swagger of Hip Hop mesh beautifully when long time Cuban urban group Orishas blends them. The group formed in 1999, combining traditional sounds of Cuba, precise Spanish raps and American Hip Hop, and they were once named one of the Best 10 Bands On Earth by […]

Mariachi USA Migrates to Cuba

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Consistently lessening in restriction and inaccessibility, Cuba is seemingly opening up to the thought and concept of tourism, commerce and culture swapping. Mariachi USA, a festival regularly relegated as it’s title suggests to the United States, will be venturing overseas to the land of Cuba this October 4-11, providing the locale with 25 entertaining singers, […]

Spotify Goes From 20 Million to 30 Million Subscribers In Only 9 Months

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On Monday (March 21), President Barack Obama made a very historic visit to Cuba, which is sure to spark much conversation heading to the election season in the coming months. Associated with the trip, the music world gained a very interesting piece of information as Spotify’s CEO Daniel Ek replied to a tweet documenting President […]

Cuba To Launch The Country’s First Home Broadband Internet Service

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Cuba is in the pre-execution stage to bring the country’s first-ever home broadband service to homes in the capital  of Havana, the Cuban state telecommunications company announced on Sunday. The Telecommunications Company of Cuba (ETECSA) said that it would begin allowing Cubans to order the fiber optic connection, to be operated by Huawei, a Chinese […]

Thousands Of Cubans Stranded En Route To The United States

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For the past couple month, 5,000 Cuban migrants have been trying to make their way to the United States. Since the beginning of their journey, they have faced trouble being allowed to cross borders of several Central American countries. Their most recent blockade has them stranded on the island of Costa Rica. For what has almost […]

Cuba First Country To Stop Mother-To-Newborn Transmission Of AIDS And Syphilis

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With advancement in science Cuba has now stopped the transmission of HIV/AIDS and syphilis from mothers to their babies According to the World Health Organization(WHO) announcement made on Monday, Cuba is the first country in the world to stop the transmission of the HIV/AIDS virus from mother-to-baby as well as the transmission of the STD […]

Obama Announces U.S. To Re-Open Embassies Restoring Relations With Cuba

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President Barack Obama announces re-establishment of U.S.-Cuba diplomatic ties President Barack Obama said Wednesday that it was past time for the U.S. to re-establish diplomatic relations with Cuba as he announced that the two countries were reopening their embassies after more than 50 years. He addressed the world Wednesday with the announcement, Advertisement When the […]

Gutfeld Slams Media for Recasting Cuba’s ‘Past Pain as Charming’

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5W653vDVAk Recently, Greg Gutfeld slammed the media for their concerns that lifting the embargo would ruin the communist nation’s charm Gutfield went against those who have tried to recast Cuba’s past pain as something that is charming. He remarked that CNN‘s James Williams and Daisy Carrington have advised tourists to visit the country before its […]

CheapAir.com Now Selling Nonstop Flights To Cuba

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Wednesday CheapAir.com became the first online retailer in the US to offer direct flights to Cuba Six weeks ago CheapAir.com became the first online travel agency to offer flights to Cuba from the US, requiring a layover in a third country in between. Now, the site has been able to work out getting direct flights […]

Cuba to Be Removed From Terrorist List

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After decades of hostility, The White House announced on Tuesday that President Obama intends to remove Cuba from the American government’s list of nations that sponsor terrorism.

Code For Cuba Hackathon Combats Cuba’s Online Restrictions

Roots of Hope is holding a Code for Cuba Hackathon to develop tools for residents get things done while dodging online restrictions The Code For Cuba event, which kicks off April 25th at Facebook’s headquarters, will give prizes to those with solutions that are not only effective, but deal with a tough Cuban reality where […]