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Cuba had been unplugged from American culture for generations. What happens now? Randy Lewis CUBA’S ROBERTO GOMEZ HAD a single night free on his first trip to San Francisco, part of a short performance visit in his role as lead guitarist for singer-songwriter Carlos Varela, often referred to as “The Bob Dylan of Cuba,” and […] Continue reading
In Cuba, American tourists increase demand for hotels December 17, 2016 at 3:51 PM EST Two years ago, President Barack Obama restored diplomatic relations with Cuba. Since then, Cold War-era travel restrictions that prohibited most Americans from visiting were lifted, leading to a surge of U.S. tourists and a scramble to accommodate them. NewsHour Weekend […] Continue reading
Según cifras oficiales, 348 cubanos de cada 1.000 tuvo acceso a Internet en 2015 Agencias, Madrid | 09/09/2016 3:42 pm Cuba triplicó el número de áreas para conexión wifi (inalámbrica) para conexión a internet al pasar de 65 al cierre de 2015 a más de 200 en septiembre de 2016, según la estatal Empresa de […] Continue reading
The Two Sides Of The Postcard: Diary Of A Returnee, Part 3 / 14ymedio, Dominique Deloy 14ymedio, Dominique Deloy, Santiago de Cuba, 2 September 2016 — It had been years since I’d seen my husband’s family. So we traveled to Santiago de Cuba, where many of them live. Upon arrival, after 17 hours by bus […] Continue reading
¿Qué ha cambiado en Cuba? La Cuba sin Fidel Castro inmiscuyéndose en cada aspecto de la vida de sus habitantes es distinta, pero también demasiado cercana a cuando este lo decidía todo Redacción CE, Madrid | 02/08/2016 9:54 am Diez años después de que Fidel Castro se apartara del poder cotidiano en Cuba, los cambios […] Continue reading
New Cuban journalism emerges on the internet, beyond official and opposition media Digital journalism has arrived in Cuba, in the Cuban way. BY DANIEL WIZENBERG Knight Center Rodolfo Romero is 27 years-old. He received money from the government to finance a news site. It was going to be called Cuba accuses (Cuba acusa) but he […] Continue reading
Airlines race to Cuba, overcoming major hurdles There are hundreds of challenges to be tackled as U.S. airlines prepare to resume their first regularly scheduled flights to Cuba in five decades. BY SCOTT MAYEROWITZ Associated Press HAVANA Galo Beltran stands on the tarmac testing a hand-held baggage scanner. Each time a barcode is successfully read, […] Continue reading
Steady as she goes MIGUEL SALES | Málaga | 21 Abr 2016 – 1:05 pm. “The garden of forking paths is an enormous riddle, or parable, whose theme is time” Jorge Luis Borges The VII Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba was a rhetorical locus amoenus at which Castroist bureaucrats set aside their anxieties […] Continue reading
State Institutions Aren’t Owned by the People but by a Small Group / Somos+ Posted on March 16, 2016 Somos+, Ricardo Romulo, 25 February 2016 — I take a daily stroll through the streets of Old Havana and Central Havana, both so flooded with tourists and Cubans that it seems as if the city might […] Continue reading
French Press Describes Cuba as “The New El Dorado” / 14ymedio Posted on February 1, 2016 14ymedio, Havana, 1 February 2016 – Raul Castro’s current visit to Paris is receiving widespread coverage in the French press, focused on the possibilities offered by Cuba’s appearance in the international market. The island is considered the new El […] Continue reading
Cuba: Europe’s new market Produced by Beatriz Beiras 01/02 18:42 CET | updated 01:02 French President Francois Hollande was, in May last year the first Western head of state to visit Cuba after the thaw in relations between the Caribbean island and the US. It was an investment for the future, a pragmatic move by […] Continue reading
For Cuban Scientists Paradise Is Abroad / 14ymedio, Lilianne Ruiz Posted on November 6, 2015 14ymedio, Lilianne Ruiz, Havana, 6 November 2015 – He arrived in Berlin without a single euro in his pocket and with a pound of beans in his suitcase. Ariel Urquiola remembers his arrival in Germany to do post-doctoral work at […] Continue reading
Pritzker aboga en Cuba por ‘una relación más abierta’ RIGOBERTO DIAZ Agence France-Presse LA HABANA La secretaria de Comercio de Estados Unidos, Penny Pritzker, instó a Cuba a “construir una relación más abierta” durante su estancia en La Habana para analizar el alcance y las limitaciones de las flexibilizaciones al embargo decretadas por el presidente […] Continue reading
Cuba 2019 / Ivan Garcia Posted on September 29, 2015 Ivan Garcia, 26 September 2015 — Let’s climb aboard a time machine. Into the future, of course. By now, Raul Castro has given up the throne. His son Alejandro has been tried for abuse of power, financial corruption and violations of human rights. Luis Alberto […] Continue reading
Pope Francis arrives in Havana, praising U.S.- Cuba thaw By Nick Miroff September 19 at 9:35 PM HAVANA — Pope Francis arrived in Havana on Saturday to begin a nine-day visit to Cuba and the United States, praising the path of normalization between the two long-estranged neighbors as “an example of reconciliation for the entire […] Continue reading
Cuban artist pushes boundary between art and politics, and pays a price NICK MIROFF | THE WASHINGTON POST HAVANA, Cuba – It was probably inevitable, given the trajectory of her career, that Cuban artist Tania Bruguera’s creative vision would collide some day with her country’s less-expansive political reality. From a young age, Bruguera, 46, won […] Continue reading
When Helping ‘the Cuban People’ Means Bankrolling the Castros U.S. legislation to ease sanctions will instead primarily benefit Havana’s state-owned monopolies. By MAURICIO CLAVER-CARONE June 23, 2015 7:07 p.m. ET Three bills full of lofty but disingenuous rhetoric about “supporting the Cuban people” were recently filed in the U.S. Senate to ease sanctions. To have […] Continue reading
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