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Trinidad, the place to experience Cuba’s diversity

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Trinidad boasts four of the six principal tourist destinations in the province of Sancti Spíritus, in the center of the island. It is not only one of the best preserved colonial cities in the Caribbean, but also offers the beach at Ancón, one of the most popular on the southern coast of Cuba, as well as natural sites like Topes de Collantes and the Valle de los Ingenios, declared a World Heritage Site in 1988 by the United Nations Organization for Education, Science, and Culture (UNESCO), along with the city.

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Tumba Francesa Celebrated in Santiago de Cuba

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An exhibition of articles and documents related to Tumba Francesa La Caridad de Oriente, declared World Cultural Heritage, are exhibited at the Art Hall of the Emilio Bacardi Museum on occasion of the 15 years of the group as World Heritage.

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From where the palms grow

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In this landscape, where slender palms grow, alongside intense colors that were never for sale, a human canvas was painted marked by the hopes of those who took up arms and worked hard: men-children with unkempt beards and hair falling onto their rebellious shoulders, young women made powerful by their strong souls and fierce pride.

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Preparations to celebrate 62nd anniversary of the Assault on the Moncada Barracks and 500th anniversary of the founding of Santiago

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The emblematic site of the Moncada Barracks is preparing to celebrate the 62nd anniversary of the heroic deeds lead by Fidel Castro on July 26, 1953, and the 500th anniversary of the founding of Santiago. Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, in the midst of the prevailing excitement surrounding the visit of the President of the People’s Republic of China, Xi Jinping, announced on July 23 last year in Céspedes Park, that both events would be celebrated this year at the same time as the assault of 1953.

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Significance of Remedios to Cuban culture highlighted

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The history of Cuba cannot be written without mentioning San Juan de los Remedios, a city that has made a significant contribution to Cuban culture, Eusebio Leal Spengler, Havana’s City Historian, stated during the ceremonial session of the Municipal Assembly of People’s Power to mark the 500th anniversary of the eighth villa founded by the Spaniards in Cuba, which was presided over by José Ramón Machado Ventura, second secretary of the Central Committee of the Party, and Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, first vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers.

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Egypt Demands Restitution of Heritage Plundered by Colonialism

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Egypt proposed that the UNESCO Convention includes the total theft of the historic heritage of the Arab countries, it was released during the conference on Cultural Property that ended today here.
The text establishes the return of the relics stolen and smuggling shipped to museums and private collections since 1970, leaving out the pieces stolen during the European colonial phase as of the end of World War I in 1917.