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On the occasion of the Book Fair

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It kicked off at La Cabaña and continues its path across all the country’s provinces. Cuba’s Book Fair, like many others that take place around the world, offers the opportunity for interaction among specialists from different regions, a propitious occasion for the publishing industry to do business.

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Something special unites us with Algeria

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Indomitable, like the sirocco, are the people of Algeria, a land of poets and warriors. Throughout history, all cultures, mountain and interior cities came together at its ports, as if born from the warm sand of the desert. Algiers, the white city, always fraternal, “open to all winds.”

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The Havana International Book Fair includes more than a thousand activities

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Figures always speak for themselves. Results, proposals, ideas that sparked a project and then became a reality are measured with them. It’s easy enough to say, but to note that the 28th Havana International Book Fair, which opened its doors on February 7, offers a program of 1,300 activities speaks of an ambitious project.

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What makes this book necessary are the people who inhabit it

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A journey from grief to hope is offered through the pages of the book Hasta Siempre Fidel, according to Cuban Minister of Culture, Abel Prieto. The volume bears testimony to the Cuban people’s pain during the nine days of national mourning following the death of the historic leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro.

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2018 Cuba International Book Fair approaching

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A bicycle piled high with books features on the poster for the 27th International Book Fair Cuba 2018, taking place in Havana February 1-11 and then across the country before ending May 13, in Santiago de Cuba.

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International book fair concludes with tribute to Fidel

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The conclusion of the 26th edition of the 2017 Cuba International Book Fair in this city, which has since its beginning served as special tribute to its creator and number one supporter, Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro Ruz, saw the presentation by Cuban Minister of Culture Abel Prieto Jiménez of the special book, Exequias, Fidel Castro Ruz.

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End of chapter one

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The first chapter of the 26th Havana International Book Fair concluded in an event held in the San Carlos de La Cabaña Fortress’ Nicolás Guillén Hall on Sunday, February 19. By the last day of the Fair, over 1,100 literary activities – including 900 book presentations, 28 panel discussions and 106 poetry readings – had taken place.

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Cuba’s 10 best-selling books of 2016

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Ten titles were the deserving winners of the Readers Prize awarded by the Cuban Book Institute, presented this year to the highest selling works between January 2016 and January 2017, sales of which surpassed 70% of their first printing.

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A February of letters

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The city’s February of letters has once again begun with the inauguration of the 26th International Book Fair of Havana, yesterday, February 9, at the San Carlos de La Cabaña Fortress, with the presence of Armando Hart to whom this edition is dedicated, along with Canada as guest country of honor.

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Canada, guest country of honor at Havana Book Fair 2017

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Canada has been chosen as guest country of honor at the Havana International Book Fair 2017, announced organizers on October 27, via the event Facebook page. Fifty years of the Canadian Confederation will also be celebrated during the fair.