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The Coppelia of Sancti Spiritus is as good as new

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Coppelia undoubtedly contributes to enhance the beauty of the area. (Photo: Vicente Brito)

The Coppelia ice-cream shop of Sancti Spiritus has been re-opened after being submitted to refurbishment for almost four months. Continue reading

No need for watches in Topes de Collantes

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Topes de Collantes’s sundial is the only one in central Cuba. (Photo: Oscar Alfonso Sosa)

If you ever decide to visit Topes de Collantes, that wonderful site located in the Escambray Mountains range in Trinidad, Sancti Spiritus, you will not need to worry about bringing a watch with you. Continue reading

Commander in Chief Fidel Castro pays last visit to Sancti Spiritus

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Residents of Sancti Spiritus will gather this Thursday in front of this library to bid farewell to Fidel Castro. (Photo: A. del Valle)

From the balconies of this library , the Ruben Martinez Villena Provincial Library, Fidel Castro first addressed the residents of Sancti Spiritus on January 6th, 1959. Continue reading

The dove, identity symbol of Sancti Spiritus

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The silver dove is kept at the Provincial History Museum of Sancti Spiritus. (Photo: A. del Valle)

The Village of the Holy Spirit (Sancti Spiritus), located in the center of the beautiful Cuban island, has several identifying symbols, since there are several sites that come to our minds when we are asked about it. Continue reading

Sancti Spiritus, city in red and black

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Sancti Spiritus granted venue of the 26th of July for second time (Photo: Vicente Brito)

Sancti Spiritus or the Village of the Holy Spirit, as it is also known, dresses up again in red and black to show that it is the best province of Cuba, thus becoming the venue of the 26th of July commemoration. Continue reading

Espirituanos and also Yayaberos (+photo gallery)

Inhabitants of Sancti Spiritus are also named after the river of the town. (Photo: A. del Valle)

That’s correct. “Espirituanos” is the name given to the inhabitants of Sancti Spiritus or the Village of the Holy Spirit, which is the same thing. Continue reading

Book fairs, the best moment to get books

Plenty of children books available in Sancti Spiritus book year. (Photo: A. del Valle)

Despite there are other opportunities to buy books in Sancti Spiritus, the truth is that I, like many other readers, await for the moment in which the book fair is announced every year. Continue reading