The Biggest Takeaways From Raul Castro’s France Visit

The Biggest Takeaways From Raul Castro’s France Visit

Cuban President Raul Castro returned home on Wednesday afternoon after a major state visit to France. During his trip to France, Castro and French President Francois Hollande signed several bilateral agreements aimed at strengthening the economic ties between the nations. On Monday, an agreement was signed that converted $230 million of Cuba’s $390 million remaining … Read more

After 3-Year Restoration, the Historic Gran Teatro Reopens in Havana

After 3-Year Restoration, the Historic Gran Teatro Reopens in Havana

After three years of intense restoration efforts, Raul Castro and other Cuban officials celebrated the reopening of the historic Gran Teatro de La Habana “Alicia Alonso” at a gala on Friday marking the 57th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution. Castro attended the rededication gala in the Gran Teatro’s Federico Garcia Lorca Hall alongside famed Cuban ballerina … Read more