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The Internet In Cuba: Strict Control And Excessive Prices / Iván García Iván García, 30 January 2017 — Five or six abstract oil paintings are tastelessly jumbled together in the living room of a house in the west of Havana, next to a collection of laptops and ancient computers waiting to be repaired. We can […] Continue reading
The Havana Seawall Floods After Heavy Flooding From The Sea / 14ymedio 14ymedio, Havana, 23 January 2017 — As it happens each winter just a few minutes have been enough for the Havana Malecon and its environs to be flooded by the sea, after the arrival of a strong and extensive extratropical low in the […] Continue reading
Cuba’s ‘deserting’ doctors fear losing the American Dream amid policy shift jwyss@miamiherald.com BY JIM WYSS jwyss@miamiherald.com BOGOTA, COLOMBIA In a tiny house in a sprawling suburb of this capital city, a group of Cubans — all of them doctors, dentists and medical professionals — huddled around a television Friday watching Donald Trump’s inauguration speech, hoping […] Continue reading
Despite Fidel Castro’s death, few expect rapid political changes in Cuba Tracy Wilkinson, Patrick J. McDonnell and Cecilia Sanche For Amalia Cortes, a loyal member of Cuba’s “revolutionary” generation, there is no question that Fidel Castro helped transform the country for the better. “Of course I will be in the Plaza de la Revolución to […] Continue reading
What’s next for Fidel Castro’s large immediate family in Cuba? BY JUAN O. TAMAYO El Nuevo Herald The death of Fidel Castro has raised uncomfortable questions about the future of his immediate family, a group remarkable both for its size — at least seven, and maybe up to 11 sons and daughters — and for […] Continue reading
Traveling to Cuba? This Q&A has info on visas, credit cards, hotels and how not to run afoul of U.S. law Paul Guzzo, Times Staff Writer Friday, October 21, 2016 11:00am When Southwest Airlines begins direct service Dec. 12 from Tampa to Havana, it will be cheaper and easier for locals to visit Cuba. Still, […] Continue reading
Committee to Protect Journalists Invites Journalists in Cuba to “Cross the Red Lines” /14ymedio 14ymedio, Havana, 28 September 2016 – Dismantling the legal framework for the press and eliminating all barriers to individual access to the internet are key factors to promote a more open information environment in Cuba, according to the report Connecting Cuba: […] Continue reading
Seven signs Cuban media is moving toward openness By Jon Elliston AUGUST 9, 2016 THE MASS MEDIA IN CUBA for decades was exclusively run by a rigid state monopoly, and even now, the government controls most of the news that makes its way to citizens. But significant cracks may be opening. As I’ve learned during […] Continue reading
A Conversation with Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo / Regina Anavy Regina Anavy, Reykjavic, June 27, 2016 — Crossing paths with Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo in Reykjavic, Iceland, on June 27, 2016, I had the opportunity to have a conversation with him. Iceland And Future Plans Regina Anavy: I understand you are here on a special […] Continue reading
Cuban Innovation Returns to the U.S. as the Second Class of Cuban Technology Interns Summer in New York As 2015’s first-ever class seeds innovation in Cuba, this year’s interns to learn about American Technology at Manhattan Incubator Grand Central Tech, sponsored by the Innovadores Foundation July 18, 2016 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS […] Continue reading
Domain Names and an Internet Debate / Regina Coyula Regina Coyula, 30 June 2016 — For Cubans who update their home entertainment weekly with the now famous, private and anonymous Paquete (Weekly Packet), they are familiar with a subtitle in bright, greenish-yellow letters at the beginning of the movies. This inevitable “http://www.gnula.nu” which comes up […] Continue reading
Connected Cuba Is Pipedream for U.S. TelecomsL By Lydia Beyoud and Lenore Adkins July 13 — The normalization of U.S. relations with Cuba has stirred interest among tech and telecommunications companies such as Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Verizon Inc. seeking to break into Cuba’s nearly virgin telecommunications market. Other industries, from agriculture to transportation to […] Continue reading
The National Capitol and Future Political Reforms in Cuba / Iván García Ivan Garcia, 28 June 2016 — The northern end of the “Capitolio,” Cuba’s National Capitol, is already completely restored. Scaffolding has now been erected at the southern end of the colossal building Some of he beautiful gardens and wrought iron lampposts surrounding it […] Continue reading
Obama in Cuba: Three Months Later 06/27/2016 12:57 pm ET Miriam Leiva Havana-based independent journalist In Cuba, time goes by slowly. Raul Castro proudly declares he moves without rush. Cubans have been waiting 57 years, so in three month nothing usually happens apart from queues, boring meetings, soap operas, propaganda, spinning out the ridiculous salaries […] Continue reading
Cuba’s Ambitious Fashion ‘Cuentapropistas’ Economic reforms, improved relations with the US and even Chanel’s upcoming Cruise show are all encouraging signs, but the future of the Cuban fashion market still remains uncertain. Havana, Cuba | Source: Shutterstock BY ENRIQUE MENENDEZ APRIL 29, 2016 18:40 MIAMI, United States — Prowling around the boutique at Havana’s Hotel […] Continue reading
Danse Macabre / Cubanet, Miriam Celaya Cubanet, Miriam Celaya, West Palm Beach, Florida, 13 April 2016 — The video has gone viral in the internet in just over 24 hours — between Monday afternoon, April 11th 2016, and the early hours of Tuesday night — it had been shared 42,000 times, it had been viewed […] Continue reading
Business Forum: Business in Cuba promises rewards, but there’s risk, too By Evan Berquist APRIL 10, 2016 — 2:00PM After President Obama’s historic visit to Havana, many Americans are excited about greater trade and travel opportunities to the island. For good reason: Cuba is an alluring place, and new regulations issued by the Obama administration […] Continue reading
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