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· December, 2006

Stories about Cuba from December, 2006

Cuba: Christmas traditions

Cuba-based blogger Kaloian Santos Cabrera posts an excerpt from a book on traditional Christmas observances in San Juan de los Remedios, Cuba, plus some photos.

Cuba: The newest threat …

Greg of Two Weeks Notice links to an article on “the newest threat to Cuba” … rock climbing.

Bloggers on the new US Congress and the US policy on Cuba

Not much has been said in the blogosphere about how the results of the recent mid-term elections in the United States, which put the Democrats in control of Congress back...

Guadeloupe:Celebrating Chevallier de St-George

Guadeloupe Attitude is happy (Fr) a Guadeloupean school chose to rename itself after local historic figure Joseph Bologne a.k.a. Chevallier de St-George, the child of a white French planter and...

Cuba: New Book, “Khrushchev’s Cold War”

A new book has captured Luis M. Garcia's attention: Khrushchev’s Cold War attributes the decision to place nuclear missiles on Cuban soil at the height of the Cold War to...

Cuba: Musical Cubans

“Cubans and music go back a long way”: Luis M. Garcia examines the Cuban connection to singing and dancing in light of an article from The Economist.

Haiti: Preval's Prostate Cancer and Healthcare

Reacting to recent news stories and speculation about President Preval's prostate cancer and his trip to Cuba to receive treatment, JoJo at Collectif Haiti de Provence reflects on healthcare for...

Cuba: NY Times Travel Guide

Cuaderno Latinoamericano gets a kick out of the fact that the New York Times has a travel guide for Cuba including an article titled “The Nicest Place You'll Never Go”.

Trinidad & Tobago: Review of “I Am Cuba, the Siberian Mammoth”

Studio Film Club talks about Brazilian director Vicente Ferraz's documentary I am Cuba, the Siberian Mammoth, which chronicles the making of the 1960s film Soy Cuba: “Interspersing shots from the...

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