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Se despide Concha Valdés

 08/21/2017 - 14:47
Fotografía de archivo del 23 de abril de 2017 de la cantante y compositora Concha Valdez a su llegada a la ceremonia de la organización del Salón de la Fama de Compositores Latinos (LSHOF, en inglés) en el New World Center de Miami Beach (EE.UU.). 

La compositora e intérprete cubana Concha Valdés Miranda falleció este sábado a los 89 años de edad en un hospital de Miami, en el que se hallaba ingresada desde días atrás, informaron hoy medios locales.

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 2:42pm
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Mastretta: "Feminism is confused with fighting when it should be mutual solidarity"

 08/21/2017 - 07:22
A modern Scheherazade, Angeles Mastretta dreams of telling a story per day. Photo provided by WWF-Fundacion Telmex Telcel on Aug. 20, 2017, showing Mexican novelist Angeles Mastretta in Mexico City. EFE

Seen as a symbol of Feminism in Mexico, acclaimed Mexican novelist Angeles Mastretta admits she is active on the social networks and writes practically every day, even when she doesn't have any ideas for a possible new novel.

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 7:10am
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Cuba's Floridita, birthplace of the daiquiri and Hemingway hangout, turns 200

 08/17/2017 - 05:22
A waitress serves several daiquiris at the Floridita bar/restaurant in Havana, Cuba, 16 August 2017. The daiquiri attracts thousands to its birthplace, Floridita, which is marking its 200th anniversary, each year, but perhaps the establishment is best known as having been a frequent hangout of late Nobel literature laureate Ernest Hemingway during his long stays in Cuba. EFE/Alejandro Ernesto

Although Hemingway has a place of honor in Floridita, Constantino Ribailagua - a Catalan immigrant known as "Constante" who was the owner of the bar in the early 20th century and created some of its most famous concoctions - is its most venerated figure.

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 5:09am
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Siblings Daniel (r.), Miguel (c.) and Valentina (l.), who are setting off with their parents Angel Arana and Aurora Asensio in Argentina on their Meraki tour of Latin America in a library-school on wheels. EFE/Meraki project
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A Spanish family will tour Latin America in a library-school on wheels, which will allow them to discover the educational modes in the most remote areas of the South American continent and serve as an inspiration to other teachers.