Wednesday, February 15, 2012

The U.S.S. MAINE blows up in Havana Harbour, Cuba, on February 15th, 1898.

The U.S.S. MAINE blew up on February 15th, 1898, in Havana, Cuba with a loss of 260 Sailors and Marines. This event and others eventually led to War between the United States and Spain, in April of 1898.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Reinaldo Arenas, Quote.

"The difference between the Communist system and the Capitalist system, is that although both give you a kick in the ass, in the Communist, they kick you and you have to applaud, and in the Capitalist they kick you and you can scream, and I came here to scream". -- Reinaldo Arenas

Monday, February 6, 2012

Cuban Olympic Boxing Gold Medal Winners, Light Flyweight (48kg / 106pds), 1976 to 2004.

Cuba has won 3 Olympic Gold Medals in the Boxing Light Flyweight Class. The winners and years are listed below :

1976 - Jorge Hernandez
1992 - Rogelio Marcelo Garcia
2004 - Yan Bhartelemy Varela