Among the memorabilia collected by Charles Monfort, you may find an impressive collection of baseball plaques depicting major league stars, Cubans included–you’ll see there figures like Tony Oliva, Agapito Mayor, and Adolfo Luque. If you’re interested in any of these items, please contact us.  

History of Cuban Cuisine

There is nothing like eating pastelitos and croquetas at Abuela’s house and dipping your tostada in café con leche. Cuban food, like the culture, is an accidental blend of native Taino, European (mostly Spanish with a splash of French and Portuguese) African, and Caribbean food, with a hint of Chinese….

Cuando del comer se habla: Chef Fernando, la tradición cubana

Mylene Hernández Dicen los ancianos que todo lo que va, regresa, y un poco pasa así con esta historia. Este es un cuento para la hora del almuerzo o de la cena, pues leerlo, sin dudas, puede abrir tu apetito, más aún si eres de esos sensibles a las tradiciones…

Los Yankees de Nueva York: el Equipo de los Cubanos

Eduardo Mora Basart Desandar las calles de Nueva York es exponerse a los encantos de una ciudad que parece esquiva a quienes se resisten a considerarla la capital del mundo. Espacios como Broadway, el Empire State, el Parque Central o la Quinta Avenida, pletórica de maniquíes que evocan imborrables rostros…

Cosa Rica: The Beauty of Empowered Cuban Women

Abel FL Berriz Ocean Drive 1052. Saturday, December 3. We arrive at the place. It’s hard to find number 1052 among the crowd of people passing by, drinking in the terraces, selling stuff. The number is rather small and hard to see beyond canopies and ornamental plants. We walk through…

Roberto C. Goizueta

Roberto C. Goizueta speaks about the importance of conducting business with integrity, honor, and pride. His son shares a favorite quote of Roberto Goizueta that highlights what makes a good leader. Goizueta Business School is one of the nation¹s only business schools with four Top 20 ranked business degree programs…

Maria Teresa, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg

Maria Teresa was born in 22 March 1956 in Marianao, Havana, Cuba, to José Antonio Mestre y Álvarez (Vedado, Havana, 1926–1993) and wife (m. Vedado, Havana, 1951) María Teresa Batista y Falla de Mestre (Vedado, Havana, 1928–1988), both from bourgeois families of Spanish descent.[1] The Mestre family have as their…

Hotel Ambos Mundos

The Ambos Mundos, built in the beginnings of the 20th century, is an Eclectic-style hotel with five stories, erected in the site where once stood an ancestral home. It became worldly famous after being the first lodging in Cuba for the notorious American author Ernest Hemingway, who dwelt there almost…

Havana Biennial Art Exhibition

The Havana Biennial is an art exhibition that takes place in Havana every two years, aimed at promoting contemporary Latin American and Caribbean art circles and artists. Started in 1984, the Biennial has become a festival of arts, where challenging reflections and speeches about contemporary and local societies and philosophies…

Women in the Arts at the Adrienne Arsht Center

“We women are creative, resourceful, and resilient. As artists, we should not only inspire with what beautiful gifts we have been given, but we as women in the arts, are responsible to use our gifts and be a positive force for change in the world.”

Festival de la Universidad Stony Brook dedicado al cine cubano

NEW YORK, NY 29 de marzo, 2017 – El Festival de Cine Hispanoamericano de Stony Brook University dedica su edición de este año a Cuba por vez primera, con una muestra sobre el cine cubano contemporáneo. Organizado por Gisele Blain,

Belaxis Buil at Nerve 2017

Belaxis Buil is a fighter. An indomitable human being that will always stand, back on her feet, no matter how many blows she gets. As a fact, the more the blows, the stronger she stands. And she stands for her rights, for our rights, against physical abuse,

Havana, a Subtropical Delirium: Mark Kurlansky at Books and Books

Mark Kurlansky visited Cuba for the first time in 1982. Since then, he felt in love with the island and its people. His recently released book Havana, a subtropical delirium describes the city and its history taking a look at it from the distance. Kurlansky walks through the city and…

Discoteca El Son

This club is ideal for those who want to dance for a bit but have the option to also chill out with a drink. The music varies from live bands to DJs, and you can enjoy it in a space that’s split into two levels: one for dancing and one…

Salsa Madrid Centro

Salsa master David Castellano offers bachata and salsa classes Monday-Friday in the evenings for different levels, beginner to advanced. Classes are 15 euros or one class a week for 35 euros per month. Other class packs and pricing options are available. Plaza de la Independencia, 8, sótano, 4 28001 Madrid…

SalsaTe Madrid

This dance school offers bachata as well as both Cuban salsa and salsa en línea classes in the evenings. The school also offers private classes and classes geared towards couples looking to learn a dance specifically for their wedding. Several well-known instructors form part of the SalseTe teaching team too,…

Cuban Consulate & Embassy

The embassy attends to passports, visas, birth registries and other situations involving paperwork, documents and emergencies for Cuban citizens and those traveling to Cuba who may need a visa. Hours: Monday-Thursday 9am to 12pm Passports: Tuesday and Thursdays 4:30pm to 5:30pm Phone Consults: Monday and Wednesday 3pm to 6pm, Tuesday…

Numero Uno Cuban Restaurant

Cuban cuisine. Family owned. They offer catering and they organize celebrations. Lunch starting at $5.99. Address: 2499 S Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32806 Phone:(407) 841-3840 Opening Hours regular: 11:00 am – 10:00 pm (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Sun) 11:00 am – 11:00 pm (Fri, Sat) http://www.numerounocuban.com/

Sociedad Cubana De Orlando

Club founded in 1985 with the aim of preserving Cuban heritage, art, and culture. Address: 5088 Hoffner Ave, Orlando, FL 32812 Phone:(407) 856-4105 http://www.sociedadcubana.org/

Zaza New Cuban Diner

Family restaurant with Cuban cuisine and breakfast all day. Address: 3500 Curry Ford Rd, Orlando, FL 32806 Phone:(407) 228-0060 Opening Hours regular: 7:00 am – 9:00 pm (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Sun) 7:00 am – 10:00 pm (Fri, Sat) http://zazacubandiner.com/

Oasis Cuban Restaurant

A Cuban oasis with the original taste of Cuban cuisine. Address: 295 S Ronald Reagan Blvd, Longwood, FL 32750 Phone: (407) 260-6672 Opening Hours: Mon – Fri 11:00 am – 9:00pm Sat 10:30pm Sun 12 pm-9:00pm http://www.oasiscubancafe.com/