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Articles of Cuba
It has been five months since Presidents Raúl Castro and Barack Obama announced on December 17 their intention to open a new chapter in relations between the United States and Cuba.
After an historic meeting between both leaders at the 7th Summit of the Americas, on May 21, the third round of conversations began in Washington, with the goal of advancing toward the reestablishment of diplomatic relations and the opening of embassies in both countries.
Cuba has given the go-ahead for five more foreign companies to set up operations in the Mariel Special Development Zone, or ZEDM, a port and trade complex aimed at luring foreign investment, officials said at an international trade symposium in this capital. “Six companies have been approved (to date), five of them with 100 percent foreign capital,” the director of the ZEDM’s support office, Ana Teresa Igarza, was quoted as saying by Cuba’s official Prensa Latina news agency.
The ballet will also be presented at the Marti Theater in Havana. The renowned concert pianist will open the gala by playing the two most famous compositions of the Hail Mary, the version by Charles Gounod and Johann Sebastian Bach, and the one by Franz Schubert, pieces which are usually included in his concerts. “The light in Cuban eyes” portrays real pictures and interweaves the plasticity of dance with the loose Afro-Cuban rhythms.
The Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory today will receive the Honor Award of the most important musical event in the Caribbean country: Cubadisco-2015, during the closing ceremony of this year”s edition The outstanding Russian school of music in which Tchaikovsky himself was a teacher in the nineteenth century, granted scholarships in the second half of the twentieth century to talented Cuban artists.
Relevant figures of the Cuban National Ballet will dance in the IX International Ballet Festival of Cali, Colombia, on June 7-14, the Cuban company announced. In representation of the artistic group, the first dancers Viengsay Valdés and Víctor Estévez will perform at the event a suite from the ballet Carmen, by Alberto Alonso, as well as the pas de deux of the Black Swan, and Don Quixote, two very famous classics from the 19th Century.
Cuba and the United States will continue bilateral talks on a technical level, particularly on health and law enforcement, Foreign Ministry official Josefina Vidal announced in Washington at the end of the third round of negotiations to re-establish diplomatic relations.
Marked by deep differences and more than half a century of estrangement, Cuba and the United States are moving towards the resumption of diplomatic relations and cooperation on issues of common interest. The announcement of the Presidents Raul Castro and Barack Obama, on 17 December, to work according to the bilateral approach opened a new era between the two countries, waiting step to reach the normalization of ties. What we have done in these last four months can be considered an improvement, said to Cuban journalists here the head of the delegation of the island to Havana-Washington talks to restore diplomatic ties, Josefina Vidal.
The Cuban Vice president, Miguel Diaz Canel considered motivating and encouraging his visit to El Salvador for the beatification ceremony today of Monsignor Oscar Arnulfo Romero. In interview to Prensa Latina he assured that the beatification is part of a framework of motivations, historical relations, elements of what the Salvadorian government tries to do and of great connotation for the country, Latin America and the world.
Cuban landscaping genius, Tomás Sánchez, will exhibit as of today in this capital 12 canvasses of big format on occasion of the 12th Havana Biennial. With the title Painting, the artist retakies his marked attraction for nature, but exposed in original visual metaphors. The building of Cuban Art of the National Museum of Fine Arts will show the group of recent works showing the coexistence of forests and garbage dumps full of interesting, conceptual and philosophical details.