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Santiago de Cuba

By Hallie Kircher-Henning, a Macalester College Student on the University of Havana Program Santiago de Cuba, the birthplace… More

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Santiago de Cuba

Student Voices May 14, 2018

By Hallie Kircher-Henning, a Macalester College Student on the University of Havana Program Santiago de Cuba, the birthplace of the Revolution, is absolutely stunning. The Sierra Maestra Mountains surround the city and an ocean inlet hugs its southern… More

Pope Francis visits Havana & the U.S.

Dr. Elena Moreno Angulo September 21, 2015

Pope Francis visited Havana, Cuba, ahead of a five-day tour in the US. The Pope held Mass in Havana’s Revolution Square Sunday 20th, with thousands of Cubans in attendance, and  continued on to Holguín and Santiago de Cuba, before flying to the U.S. The… More

American Flag Raised in Havana

Dr. Elena Moreno Angulo August 14, 2015

This morning, the U.S. flag was raised in the American Embassy in Havana, after 54 years of diplomatic tension between the two countries. This historic flag raising ceremony follows an earlier one that took place in Washington DC on July 20th. This highly… More

Students Try Yoga in Cuba

Dr. Elena Moreno Angulo July 23, 2015

Students on the University of Havana Summer program were surprised and delighted to attend a festival in Havana to celebrate International Yoga Day. The event was sponsored by the Indian Embassy and presided by the Ambassador Mr Chinthapally Rajasekhar… More

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