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Noticias de la semana

What will the future bring to Cuba?

Noticias de la semana

This month Cuba celebrates “la Fiesta de la Cubanía”, a national festival that commemorates the pride of being Cuban and the duty of defending the national identity and culture through celebrations and conferences.

Some curious things about Spain you may not know

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Did you know Spain is the third most visited country in the world after France and United States? Barcelona is the most popular city having almost the double number of tourists than Madrid each year, but the most visited monument is not in Barcelona but in Granada and it is “La Alhambra”. Everyone knows the Mediterranean diet is one of the healthiest in the world, which is in part thanks to our excellent olive oil. Spain is the first (yes,…

IT’S TELENOVELAS TIME!

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Family secrets, evil stepmothers, forbidden love, suspicious deaths, dangerous affairs, revenge… Who doesn’t like those stories? Well, you can find everything in a Latin American telenovela, the over dramatic serials, which have hooked most Hispanic people some time in their lives. Different from British soap operas, which have a never-ending storyline, telenovelas are concise. They normally last hundreds of episodes, but no more than a year. Telenovelas are part of Hispanic culture, not just in Latin America, but also in…

Pablo Picasso and his ‘Guernica’

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No doubt we all know something about Pablo Picasso. His work is known all over the world and one can contemplate his pieces in many museums from MoMa museum in New York – La señoritas de Avignon (below left) to Tate Modern in London – Weeping woman (below right) as well as in several museums in Spain and other European countries.                       Let’s focus now on what we could call the…

MÉXICO ESTÁ DE FIESTA

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16th September. 5am. The phone woke me up; I had just received a text that said: “It’s tequila and mariachi time. Where are you?” Sleepy and surprised, it gets all clear when I read the sender: it’s my friend from Sonora, Mexico and… it’s September, so Mexico is celebrating its Independence Day!! I cannot blame her for waking me up, during these days, stands of tequila and beer fill the streets, and after some drinks, people tend to not remembering…