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Nachito Herrera and Creole Choir of Cuba to Perform at Ordway Center for the Performing Arts

Posted on: Sep 15 2014 - 3:51pm | #0
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The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts kicks off its 2014-2015 World Music and Dance Series in October with two special one-night-only performances. The season opens with “A Night in Havana” with Nachito Herrera and his Cuban orchestra on Oct. 5, followed by the Creole Choir of Cuba on Oct. 22. Both performances begin at 7:30 p.m. and tickets can be purchased online at www.ordway.org, by phone at 224-4222 or in person at the Ordway ticket office, 345 Washington St., Saint Paul. Click here to read the original article...

Cuba's Ebola aid latest example of 'medical diplomacy'

Cuba’s pledge to deploy a 165-strong army of doctors and nurses to help fight the Ebola outbreak is the latest example of the Communist country’s decades-old tradition of ‘medical diplomacy’. HAVANA: Cuba’s pledge to deploy a 165-strong army of doctors and nurses to help fight the Ebola outbreak is the latest example of the Communist...

Posted on: Sep 13 2014 - 4:25am | #0
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Imprisoned for Fighting Terrorism

Today marks 16 years that five Cuban men known as the Cuban Five have endured prison – 5,840 days – precisely for having fought terrorism in Miami. The reason is, the terrorism the Cuban Five were fighting against has been supported and financed by the U.S. government, through the CIA and other means. Click here to read the original article...


Permanent jail set for Guantanamo

In this handout photo from the Department of Defense, military police escort a detainee inside a holding area at Camp X-Ray at Navy Base Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, during in-processing on Jan. 11, 2002. Even as federal judges weigh whether the U.S. has the authority to detain and try suspects in the war on terror, the Pentagon is quietly planning for permanency at the...

Posted on: Sep 11 2014 - 11:41am | #0
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