Students in Cuba receive more than 3,600 hours of high-quality music education over the course of 12 years of schooling. Arts and music are at the core of Cuba's renowned public education system.
News on Cuba - March 28, 2016
Raul Receives Visiting ECLAC Executive Secretary
HAVANA, Cuba, Mar 25 (acn) Army General Raul Castro, President of the councils of State and Ministers of the Republic of Cuba, received Alicia Barcena, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), who is on a visit to Cuba, according to a note published by the Granma newspaper.
Che Guevara's Son Says Obama Will Visit an Independent Cuba
TeleSUR, March 19, 2016 - The son of the revolutionary leader said Obama appears intelligent and sensitive, but he doubts the intentions of an imperialist country. The eldest son of revolutionary leader Ernesto "Che" Guevara has expressed mixed feelings ahead of Barack Obama’s visit to Cuba on March 20, the first of a U.S. president in 88 years. “It’s a historic and very important visit. It’s the first time a U.S. president will visit an independent Cuba,” Guevara said to the Guardian adding that the U.S. remains an empire.
Speaking during a press conference offered to national and international media in Havana, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez referred to the recent amendments announced by the U.S. Departments of the Treasury and Commerce and the upcoming visit by President Barack Obama.
On March 15, the Departments of the Treasury and of Commerce issued new regulations that modify the implementation of some aspects of the US blockade against Cuba.