Daily Archives: July 14, 2007
Cubans risk raids to get satellite TV
By Eloise Quintanilla, Contributor to The Christian Science Monitor Thu
Jul 12, 4:00 AM ET
Havana – Before the police raid, the Perez family paid $7.56 per month
for a DirecTV window on the world.
Daniel, a literature major at the University of Havana, watched the
Chicago White Sox… Continue reading
Posted on Sat, Jul. 14, 2007
'Hot Corner' tests free speech in Cuba
By WILL WEISSERT
Associated Press Writer
Miguel is in mid-sentence when his face darkens and his eyes dart to the
ground. His mouth is still open, but no words come out.
He has been talking about what it must be like… Continue reading
Posted on Thu, Jul. 12, 2007
Latin American Catholic bishops meeting in Cuba
(AP) — Roman Catholic bishops from across Latin America released a
blueprint on how they plan to reverse the exodus of members to
evangelical Protestant churches, a central theme of Pope Benedict XVI's
visit to the region in May.
To slow… Continue reading
In Cuba, it often takes cash to swap homes
Ray Sanchez | Cuba notebook
July 8, 2007
Havana For two weeks, Elizabeth Miller has been walking from her
run-down apartment to the unofficial housing swap along the capital's
majestic Prado boulevard.
"In Cuba, you can't just pick up and move," she said. "Here you die
where… Continue reading