Literature fans, authors attend Havana International Book Fair

World Today

Every February, the annual Havana International Book Fair showcases some of the finest literature from Cuba and around the world.

The fair promotes reading in a nation that boasts one of the highest literacy rates anywhere in the world – nearly 100%, according to the World Bank, promoting reading, the event is in full swing these days in the Cuban capital, attended by thousands of people from all walks of life.

CGTN’s Luis Chirino reports.