Posts tagged cuba

Azucar! Fans Honor Celia Cruz, 10 Years After Her Death

Yesterday marked a decade since we lost the Cuban-born, but beloved around the world, “Queen of Salsa” at age 77.  Since her death, she has been remembered with various biographies, TV specials, greatest-hits albums and even a Smithsonian exhibit

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Mariela Castro to Get Gay Rights Award in Philly

The daughter of Cuban leader Raul Castro will be allowed to travel to Philadelphia to accept an award for her gay rights advocacy, officials said Tuesday, reversing a previous decision to reject her visa request.

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Pitbull Releases “Open Letter” Rap Response To Jay-Z, Beyonce Cuba Trip

He raps about representing Miami’s Cuban community and in a new track released Sunday, Pitbull chimed in about Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s controversial trip to Cuba, singing lyrics that shed some light on the tumultuous history between the island nation and the United States.

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Beyonce and Jay-Z Celebrate Their 5th Wedding Anniversary in Cuba

Beyonce and Jay-Z are causing a big stir in Havana, where they are celebrating their fifth wedding anniversary. The music power couple was mobbed by dozens of fans at the renowned restaurant La Guarida on Wednesday night, and police had to step in to keep the crowds at bay.

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SOBE Food Fest 2013: Celeb Chef Ana Quincoces

You may recognize Ana Quincoces as one of the cast members from the Bravo series “The Real Housewives of Miami,” but the mother of two has a fiery passion – for food, that is…

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Making the Perfect Pollo Guisado

Learn to make a classic Cuban-style pollo guisado. Even the word sounds delicious—guisado 

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Poet Richard Blanco on Inauguration: “I’ve Never Felt More American”

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Richard Blanco, at 44, has reached the ranks of renowned poets Robert Frost and Maya Angelou. He reveals what it was like to speak at inauguration in front of the President, the First Lady and a crowd of hundreds of thousands.

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Holiday Cocktail: Coquito

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Whether you call it rompope (if you’re Mexican), ponche crema (if you’re Venezuelan), crema de vie (if you’re Cuban) or coquito (if you’re from Puerto Rico), rum-spiked coconut punch is a decidedly delicious, Latin holiday treat. 

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