Marin becomes first Cuban to win a Junior World Wrestling title

Milaymis Marin made history by becoming the first Cuban woman to win the gold medal in a Junior World Wrestling Championship, tournament running in Tallinn, Estonia until next Sunday.

Marin (76 kg), Youth Olympic monarch in Buenos Aires, Argentina, last year, completed her great performance with a 10-6 win in the final over Chinese Taipei Hui Tsz Chang.

On the way to the final, the outstanding Cuban wrestler debuted beating 5-1 Japanese Yasuha Matsuyuki to then defeat Indian Karuna Karuna in the round of 16.
Uzbek Mukhlisa Normuminova was Marin´s victim in quarterfinals, while Chinese Qian Jiang also lost to her in semifinals, according to the official website of the contest.

So far, the Cuban squad has also won a silver medal through Yonger Bastidas, in the 97 kg of the men´s freestyle event.

But in that same division, but in the Greco-Roman style, there are great expectations on Gabriel Rosillo, recent champion of the Lima 2019 Pan American Games which concluded last Sunday.

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Cuban Art Factory among nominees to the 2020 World Travel Awards

Havana, Cuba - The multidisciplinary project of the Cuban Art Factory (FAC), led by musician X Alfonso, was nominated for the fourth consecutive time at the World Travel Awards (WTA).

This event, which recognizes, rewards and celebrates excellence in all key sectors of the travel, tourism and hotel industries around the world, is the most important award in the global tourism industry.

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Cuba's artistic and literary movement rejects Vargas Llosa's lies

The Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba  (UNEAC) issued a statement on Tuesday rejecting recent remarks by Peruvian-Spanish writer Mario Vargas Llosa, in which he blamed social outbreaks in the continent on Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua and promoted an internal uprising in Cuba.

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For creative exchange

One of the actions, in correspondence with this objective, is aimed at exchanging ideas on the current perspectives of contemporary Cuban animation, which takes place at the International Film and Television School (EICTV) in San Antonio de los Baños, from 9 to December 13th.

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