By Sugey Palomares | 05/22/2013 - 12:05
Cuba is now allowing individual imports of appliances, lifting a ban imposed in 2005 after a wave of energy shortages and blackouts, reports the AP. As a result, Cubans are now able to bring up to two appliances per person into the island for noncommercial use. The list of approved items now include air conditioners with a capacity of less than 1 ton, microwaves under 2,000 watts and ovens that consume less than 1,500 watts.
By Sugey Palomares | 03/07/2013 - 11:07
Good morning chismosos! Grab your café and come bite into some eye candy…
- William Levy has a new hairdo for his new role as Captain Damian Fabre in the upcoming telenovela, La Tempestad. The hunky Cuban actor plans on making us shout S.O.S in the new series, which also stars Daniela Romo, Cesar Evora, and former Miss Universe Ximena Navarrete.
By Amaris Castillo | 03/01/2013 - 15:59
Olga Merediz is one busy woman. The 57-year-old cubana, known for her role as Abuela Claudia in the Tony-winning musical In The Heights, stars in a dramatic indie film set in the same upper Manhattan neighborhood, Washington Heights.
By Sugey Palomares | 02/15/2013 - 10:07
Happy Friday chisme lovers! We know you can’t wait to dig into this one!
- Got a sweet message on Twitter from William Levy? It may end up making your day, but your computer won’t be too pleased. The Cuban actor’s page has been hacked. Apparently this mystery person has been sending messages attached with a virus-infested link.
By Samantha Leal | 07/30/2012 - 09:51
One of the biggest festivals in the country, Festival Cubano will take place next weekend in Chicago. To honor the late Cuban-American Celia Cruz, the festival has teamed up with The Celia Cruz Foundation to showcase memorabilia of the salsa star.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 10/08/2010 - 13:27
Ace trumpeter Wynton Marsalis and his Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra are in Cuba this week to perform with island musicians in an unprecendented concert, and it got us thinking about the many talented musicians the country has produced. Here, we pay homage to those extraordinary artists and many more, who despite being born elsewhere, have a passion for Cuban music that courses through their veins. Meet a few salseras, rockeros, raperos and pop estrellas you might not know are of Cuban descent.