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Cuba likely to open economy to small businesses first By David HendricksFebruary 3, 2015 Updated: February 3, 2015 6:48pm Possible new ways to do business with Cuba were not immediately clear in mid-December when President Barack Obama announced his administration was opening ties to the island nation. The new ways are being negotiated now. Obama’s […] Continue reading
Wi-Fi in Santiago de Cuba at Killer Prices January 11, 2015 By Circles Robinson HAVANA TIMES — The Cuban monopoly telecommunication’s company ETECSA announces that an experimental WiFi conecction will become available in Santiago de Cuba during January. The price will be 4.50 CUC (5.00 USD) per hour, the equivalent of an average week’s salary […] Continue reading
A New Thesis about Cuba’s Weekly Package (Part II) December 29, 2014 Isbel Diaz Torres HAVANA TIMES – The Cuban State has more than enough qualified personnel, trained at the country’s well-stocked technical and military academies and the University of Information Sciences (UCI), to develop a project as wide-encompassing and complex as the “weekly package.” […] Continue reading
Building the new Cuban economy BY MIMI WHITEFIELD MWHITEFIELD@MIAMIHERALD.COM 12/13/2014 7:00 AM 12/13/2014 12:00 PM Just a couple years ago, tourists who wanted to sample one of Cuba’s paladares were on their own. A bus from state tour operator Havantur wouldn’t think of stopping to allow visitors to dine on roast pork or grilled red […] Continue reading
From Digital Pages to Paper Books / 14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar, Regina Coyula Posted on September 3, 2014 Note from Translating Cuba: Regina Coyula turns to the crowdfunding site INDIEGOGO to bring books by Cuban writers from a warehouse in Spain to the Miami Book Fair. PLEASE HELP HER. No donation is too small! (And you […] Continue reading
Cuban Singer Silvio Rodriguez’ “Discoveries” June 24, 2014 Haroldo Dilla Alonso HAVANA TIMES — A few days ago, singer-songwriter Silvio Rodriguez angered that very small part of Cuba’s population with access to the Internet. This happened when, following a concert held at a small town in Cuba’s eastern end, the musician was interviewed by the […] Continue reading
Posted on Friday, 05.16.14 Cuba mobile email experiment causes chaos BY ANDREA RODRIGUEZ ASSOCIATED PRESS HAVANA — On an island where most people have no Internet access, the arrival of mobile phone email service was embraced with joy. Tens of thousands of Cubans began emailing like crazy in March — for days, until the service […] Continue reading

Cuba: The Numbers Don’t Add Up / Ivan Garcia
Posted on May 8, 2014

Olga, a 62-year-old engineer, spends 11.50 CUC a month (about US $13.00)
on two bags of powdered milk for herself and her family.

“I don’t consider a glass or two of milk in the morning for breakfast a
luxury. My 93-year-old father… Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, 04.30.14

US contractors profiled ‘Cuban Twitter’ responses
BY ALBERTO ARCE AND DESMOND BUTLER
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — Paula Cambronero was studying public relations
at a Costa Rican college when she landed her first real job working for
a U.S. government contractor. But it wasn’t to write press releases.

As… Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, 04.30.14

US contractors profiled ‘Cuban Twitter’ responses
BY ALBERTO ARCE AND DESMOND BUTLER
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — Paula Cambronero was studying public relations
at a Costa Rican college when she landed her first real job working for
a U.S. government contractor. But it wasn’t to write press releases.

As… Continue reading

The Reasons Behind the “Changes” in Cuba
April 30, 2014
Dariela Aquique

HAVANA TIMES — As of 1960, Cuba was taken under the wing of the former
Soviet Union and became one of its key bastions in the Cold War waged by
the world’s two superpowers and their political and economic blocs. The
overseas Communist satellite… Continue reading

Was “Cuban Twitter” Dumb Or Defensible? Or Both? By TIM PADGETT Confession: When I criticized ZunZuneo as the story emerged earlier this month, I left something important unsaid. I support its basic intent. That is, the effort to help Cubans or anyone else access news, information and opinions that authoritarian governments around the world try […] Continue reading

Was “Cuban Twitter” Dumb Or Defensible? Or Both?
By TIM PADGETT

Confession: When I criticized ZunZuneo as the story emerged earlier this month, I left something important unsaid.

I support its basic intent. That is, the effort to help Cubans or anyone else access news, information and opinions that authoritarian governments around the world try to… Continue reading

Apretaste! A Craigslist for the Island of the Disconnected / Yoani Sanchez Posted on April 7, 2014 Tatania wants to sell a stroller, Humberto is interested in some sneakers, and the retired woman on the corner is offering a mahogany desk. Individual barter and buying-selling alleviates the shortages in state markets. So it’s become common […] Continue reading
New Face of Cuba’s Official Online Newspaper March 31, 2014 Isbel Díaz Torres HAVANA TIMES — On March 13, a new version of Cuba’s Granma newspaper website went online. The most attractive feature of the new, more dynamic page design is the possibility of posting comments on published articles. Till now, the official newspaper of […] Continue reading
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