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Rodrigo Gutierrez

Pro-separatists stage new Barcelona rallies, government says violence fading

Oct 20 2019

BARCELONA Hundreds of pro-independence protesters took to the streets of Barcelona for a seventh successive night on Sunday, with anger over the jailing of Catalan separatist leaders showing little sign of abating.

Cuban artist sketches under the sea among fish and coral reefs

Jun 18 2019

PUNTA PERDIZ, Cuba Some artists like to go on a countryside retreat to foster their creative process. | Video

Worth the sting: Cuba's scorpion pain remedy

Dec 14 2018

HAVANA Once a month for the last decade, Pepe Casanas, a 78-year-old Cuban farmer, has hunted down a scorpion to sting himself with, vowing that the venom wards off his rheumatism pains.

In Cuba, street vendors sing to sell, from salsa to reggaeton

Sep 13 2018

HAVANA Cuba's street vendors are bringing back the pregon, the art of singing humorous, rhyming ditties with double entendres about the goods they are selling, with some modernizing the tradition by setting their tunes to reggaeton. | Video

Cubans surf the web at home in Havana pilot project

Dec 30 2016

HAVANA Downtown Havana resident Margarita Marquez says she received a special Christmas gift this year: web access at home, a rarity in a country with one of the lowest internet penetration rates in the world. | Video

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