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Fidel Castro's Greek Best Friend (video)

Fidel Castro, the leader who defined Cuba and passed away on Friday night at the age of 90, was admired by many Greek politicians, academics and artists. However, there is a man who can be called Castro's Greek best...

Three Greek-Flagged Ships Corner Chunk of Cuban Cruise Market

Despite bureaucracy and huge problems with the infrastructure in Cuba, tourism is thriving with cruise companies active in the region as more and more travelers choose it as a destination. Three Greek-flagged ships - specifically Attica Group, United Caribbean and...

New Documentary Tells the Story of the Only Functioning Greek Orthodox Church in Cuba

The Cuban Revolution overthrew the Batista regime on January 1st 1959. During Fidel Castro's 49 year reign as Cuban Prime Minister and then President, there had not been any new churches in Cuba.  Except one. “A Beacon in Havana” is a short documentary...

Cuban Leaders Congratulate Greek PM Tsipras on Referendum Outcome

With international reaction to Sunday's "No" vote in the Greek referendum varying, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras received unambiguous congratulatory messages from Cuba's authority siblings, Fidel and Raul Castro. Fidel Castro, Cuba's leader from 1959 and 2008, congratulated Tsipras and Greece for their "brave" victory in...

Arturo Sandoval to Perform Live in Athens on May 10

Arturo Sandoval, a Cuban jazz trumpeter, pianist and composer, is coming to Greece on Sunday, May 10, for one performance at Gazarte, central Athens. Sandoval began studying classical trumpet at the age of twelve, but it didn’t take him long to...

Nephew of Fidel Castro Denies Rumors of Cuban Leader's Death from Athens

Alejandro Castro Espin -- son of current Cuban leader, Raul Castro, and nephew of iconic figure of the Cuban Revolution and former leader of the island, Fidel Castro -- during a visit in Athens, denied the rumors of his...

Castro's Son Arrives in Athens

“Terrorism should be addressed with political means,” said Alejandro Castro Espin, son of Cuban president Raul Castro, referring to the massacre that occurred in Paris on January 7. During a press conference at movie theater "Alkionis" in Athens, Greece, Castro Espin condemned the terrorist...

Buena Vista Social Club Adios Tour in Greece

Buena Vista Social Club, the eldest music band in the world is finally going on its last tour. As part of their “Adios Tour” the band will perform all around the world for the next two years. Most of the band’s...

Greek Film Festival for the First Time in Cuba

Greek Film Festival will be held for the first time in Cuba, starting from April 4 at Havana's La Rampa movie theater. The selection, which will be enjoyed by the public until April 13, includes movies shot in the 1980s...