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Havana, Oct 29 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel has congratulated Cuban singer Omara Portuondo on her 88th birthday on Twitter.

Havana, Oct 29 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Monday described the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States for more than half a century as cruel.

Havana, Oct 29 (Prensa Latina) Dancers from several American companies will perform Monday in Cuba during the 26th Alicia Alonso International Ballet Festival in Havana.

Havana, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) The prima ballerina of the National Ballet of Cuba (BNC), Viengsay Valdes said on Saturday that preserving and defending the historic legacy of her company, which will celebrate its 70th anniversary on October 28, is important.

Belgrade, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) The book on The Five by the Canadian professor of journalism Stephen Kimber, What Lies across The Water'', had one of its protagonists, Gerardo Hernandez Nordelo, as the presenter in its Serbian language edition.

Havana, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) Cuban rapper Telmary Diaz, nominated for the 2018 Latin Grammy Awards, has confirmed her attendance at the awards ceremony scheduled for November 15 in Las Vegas, United States.

By Maylin Vidal

Buenos Aires, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) Silvio Rodriguez, a troubadour, a poet, a Cuban and a Latin American returned to Buenos Aires in the first of two concerts in this capital, where more than 9,000 people sang with him in an evening full of symbolism.

Washington, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and the United States should advance courageously to friendship, there are many reasons for that, called in this capital Havana Historian, Eusebio Leal, who highlighted their historic links.

Brasilia, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) The world-renowned Brazilian composer Caetano Veloso on Thursday predicted ''dark times'' for the country in light of an eventual victory by the extreme right-wing candidate Jair Bolsonaro in the second round of presidential elections next Sunday.

Havana, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) The book ''Del arte en Cuba. Esculturas'' (The Art in Cuba. Sculptures), written by Dr. Llilian Llanes and published by Collage Ediciones, was launched on Wednesday at the National Museum of Fine Arts in this capital.

Havana, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuban dancer Lizt Alfonso has announced Wednesday she is working with Casa Patas Flamenco Conservatory Foundation in Madrid on a show scheduled to premiere in Cuba on October 31.