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Monthly Archives: February 2008

Cuba's revolution not worth price
Posted on Sun, Feb. 24, 2008

MEXICO CITY — Now that Mexico is officially describing Cuba's newly
retired President Fidel Castro as an ''outstanding figure,'' the
Brazilian president calls him a ''mythical'' leader and the world media
are doing verbal pirouettes to avoid calling… Continue reading

Food not politics on Cuba's mind
BY Maite Junco

Saturday, February 23rd 2008, 12:28 PM
Fidel Castro's announcement this week that he's stepping aside has all
eyes on Cuba's election tomorrow. Galeano/AP

Fidel Castro's announcement this week that he's stepping aside has all
eyes on Cuba's election tomorrow.

HAVANA – Many Cubans… Continue reading

Social reforms that may be in Cuba's sights
Published on Friday, February 22, 2008

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP): Even before Fidel Castro announced his decision to
leave power this week, Cubans have been stirring over the possibility of
social reform.

A video of university students boldly challenging the communist
government circulated on the Internet earlier this month… Continue reading

Cuba's new openness: People talking publicly about economy, personal
By Doreen Hemlock | Havana Bureau
February 21, 2008

It felt like a different country.

Back in Cuba after eight months away, I found the mood had changed to a
new openness.

People were saying publicly what they'd only whispered privately before.
And many urged far-reaching… Continue reading

22 de febrero de 2008

Ensueños, diamantes y utopías

Miguel Iturria Savón

LA HABANA, Cuba, febrero ( – La época y las
circunstancias personales dejan huellas indelebles en el destino de las
personas. En algunos casos, los problemas desatados por el azar
traspasan las coincidencias y abren cicatrices difíciles de cerrar. Tal
vez sea… Continue reading

World doubts real change in Cuba
By Paul Reynolds
World affairs correspondent BBC News website

Cuba is entering a danger zone faced by many societies where elderly
leaders set in their ways seek to hand over an unchanged system to
someone who shares their beliefs.

The Soviet Union collapsed partly because a series of dying men… Continue reading

Cuba, Latin America and the United States
Castro's legacy

Feb 21st 2008
From The Economist print edition
Rue the damage he has done. But lift the embargo against a sad,
dysfunctional island

HE HAS been the great survivor of world politics. When Fidel Castro
marched into Havana in January 1959 at the head of his troop… Continue reading

Castro's legacy expected to remain

By Tim Collie and Chrystian Tejedor | South Florida Sun-Sentinel
February 20, 2008

"We're seeing one dictator pass the reins to another dictator. Big
deal," said Dr. Jose Azel, summing up the South Florida Cuban
community's reaction to the news of Fidel Castro's retirement.

The region's Cuban exiles, after years of… Continue reading

New generation stands by in Cuba
Tech-savvy younger leaders could bring 'change in style'
By Manuel Roig-Franzia
The Washington Post
updated 3:23 a.m. ET Feb. 21, 2008

MEXICO CITY – They've traveled the world. Surfed the Web. Zinged text
messages. And watched news direct from the BBC and CNN, rather than
filtered through a government censor.… Continue reading

Thursday, February 21, 2008
Castro's exit builds Cuban expectations
Many are hoping for free-market opportunities
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HAVANA (AP) — Fidel Castro spent nearly five decades railing against
even the tiniest of capitalist reforms in the Western Hemisphere's only
communist country.

Some Cubans are hoping his brother, Raul, would embrace… Continue reading

Cubans hope for shift toward capitalism
By Wili Weissert

HAVANA — Fidel Castro spent nearly five decades railing against even the
tiniest of capitalist reforms in the Western Hemisphere's only communist

Now that he is stepping down, some Cubans are hoping his brother, Raul,
will embrace free markets and more if… Continue reading

Renuncia de Castro
Carlos Gutiérrez afirma que el embargo 'ha sido un éxito'


miércoles 20 de febrero de 2008 12:10:00

AFP/ Washington. El secretario de Comercio de Estados Unidos, Carlos
Gutiérrez, copresidente de la Comisión de Asistencia para una Cuba
Libre, rechazó las críticas contra la política estadounidense de
embargo, a la que consideró "un… Continue reading

12 de febrero de 2008

Inquietud en Cuba por las posibles represalias contra estudiantes críticos


MADRID. Diversas fuentes consultadas en Cuba mostraron ayer su
preocupación por el posible arresto de Eliécer Ávila Sicilia, uno de los
estudiantes de la Escuela de Ciencias Informáticas que protagonizaron un
inusual debate con Ricardo Alarcón, presidente del… Continue reading

18 de febrero de 2008
La insurrección de los interrogantes

Las campanas ya están sonando en el archipiélago y sus tañidos ya se
escuchan en la distancia. Pero en esta otra orilla hay muchos que no
oyen, dormidos en el sueño profundo del pasado.

El grupo de jóvenes que cuestionó la política oficial el… Continue reading

Los estudiantes de la UCI aparecen en la televisión

Los cubanos tuvieron así la primera referencia pública sobre el
encuentro entre los jóvenes y Alarcón, a pesar de la resonancia
internacional que alcanzó.


miércoles 13 de febrero de 2008 11:42:00

Los estudiantes de la Universidad de Ciencias Informáticas (UCI) que
cuestionaron políticas del gobierno en… Continue reading

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