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Cynicism to disguise defeat PEDRO CAMPOS | La Habana | 10 de Abril de 2017 – 13:43 CEST. Cynicism is, according to the dictionary definition, the attitude of one who lies shamelessly, and defends or practices in a brazen, impudent and dishonest way something that deserves general disapproval. Cynicism has always characterized the Government headed […] Continue reading
Fidel’s best-sold myth ROBERTO ÁLVAREZ QUIÑONES | Los Ángeles | 8 de Diciembre de 2016 – 01:47 CET. Free education and public health as the “genuine feat of the revolution” constitute, in my opinion, the best and most sophisticated (dual) myth that Fidel Castro has “sold” to Cubans and the world, among the many that […] Continue reading
Fidel Castro is dead: He leaves behind a dysfunctional legacy BY ALFONSO CHARDY During the almost five decades that Fidel Castro ruled Cuba, he steadily boasted of his revolution’s achievements in health, education and welfare. Yet Castro’s critics insist that the pillars of those achievements were hollow from the start, and crumbling by the […] Continue reading site for sale for $4.5 million For sale: The price? $4.5 million. The domain is selling for $4.5 million in cash, but the purchase can be financed for five years with an initial payment of $2 million. This sale was announced by VIP Brokerage. “This special digital asset has enormous growth and […] Continue reading
U.S.-Cuba Agricultural Trade: Past, Present, and Possible Future by Steven Zahniser and Bryce Cooke Highlights: – Establishing a more normal economic relationship between the United States and Cuba would allow Cuba to resume exporting agricultural products to the United States and lead to additional growth in U.S. agricultural exports to Cuba. – The United States […] Continue reading
Cuba: Human Rights at a glance 17 September 2015, 07:33 UTC Short-term arbitrary detention Peaceful demonstrators and human rights activists are routinely detained for exercising their rights to freedom of expression, association, assembly and movement. Activists are often detained to stop them from attending public demonstrations or private meetings. Independent journalists reporting on these detentions […] Continue reading
“We Will Be More Effective In Promoting Human Rights,” Says Kerry’s Assistant / 14ymedio, Lilianne Ruiz Posted on August 28, 2015 14ymedio, Lilianne Ruiz, Havana, 27 August 2016 — In mid-August Tom Malinowski was part of the delegation accompanying John Kerry during his visit to Cuba. The Assistant Secretary of State for Human Rights was […] Continue reading
Cuba tourism boom has operators scrambling for guides By Gay Nagle Myers / August 18, 2015 HAVANA — It was mid-May, and independent tour consultant Frank Slater found himself leading his 22nd tour of Cuba, guiding a group at Vinca La Figia, Ernest Hemingway’s home from 1939 to 1960 in the village of San Francisco […] Continue reading
Will Stock Investors Ever Profit From a More Open Cuba? BY LESLIE KRAMER Cuba once had a stock market, the La Bolsa de Valores de la Habana, which lasted from the 1920s until 1959, when the Cuban revolution ended private ownership in the country. The Havana exchange was, in fact, one of the largest stock […] Continue reading
Pritzker on Cuba: ‘I will lead a delegation there’ U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker plans a trip to Havana to help promote trade. She also discussed the need for trade promotion authority and making sure the United States remains competitive in a global economy. BY MIMI WHITEFIELDMWHITEFIELD@MIAMIHERALD.COM 04/28/2015 2:46 PM 04/28/2015 7:23 PM U.S. […] Continue reading
Americans May See Appeal of Medical Tourism in Cuba By WILLIAM NEUMANFEB. 17, 2015 HAVANA — Anuja Agrawal jumped on the phone. President Obama had just announced that he would restore diplomatic relations with Cuba — and Ms. Agrawal, who runs a medical tourism company in Orlando, Fla., did not want to miss her opening. […] Continue reading
Cuba’s open for business — sort of Posted: March 8, 2014 – 10:31pm | Updated: March 9, 2014 – 1:28am By BARRY OSTROW EDITOR’S NOTE: Barry Ostrow is the retired director of university relations at Armstrong Atlantic State University. He is now a freelance writer and sometime-world traveler. His latest travels took him to Cuba […] Continue reading
Posted on Sunday, 04.14.13 CUBAN EMBARGO Castro wants money, not a dialogue BY FRANK CALZON Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez died, and Raúl Castro is searching for "investors" in Cuba. Chávez spent billions of Venezuela's petro-dollars shoring up Cuba's economy but Venezuela's new leaders may not be as beneficent. Venezuela may cut off its Cuban [...] Continue reading
Jorge Olivera: The History of the Cuban Dissidence is Long / Ivan Garcia Posted on April 12, 2013 For someone from Havana, the best thing is to walk the streets in spring. These March days, Jorge Olivera Castillo, 52, poet and journalist, is delighted by the green of the trees, the salty aroma, and the [...] Continue reading
The secret Cuba files of Alan Gross March 23, 2013 By Tracey Eaton ( HAVANA TIMES — Alan Gross envisioned setting up satellite Internet connections for Cuban Jews in Havana and six other provinces, then expanding his effort to include as many as 30,000 Masons at more than 300 lodges across the country. Cuban Jews [...] Continue reading
Posted on Tuesday, 12.18.12 CUBA Wife of imprisoned U.S. contractor in Cuba says she has renewed hope of his release Judy Gross, whose husband has been detained in Cuba for three years, said the United States should negotiate with Cuba to free him. By Juan O. Tamayo The wife of Alan Gross, the U.S. [...] Continue reading
Cyber-indigence in Cuba November 8, 2012 Alfredo Fernandez HAVANA TIMES — "Please, when you write to Zenaida, tell her not to forget to send the shoes for Carlitos' graduation, the eye drops for Claudia and the cooking yeast. And please, please, remember to also remind her that the power supply of the computer isn't going [...] Continue reading
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