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Director of U.S. office that oversees Radio, TV Martí resigns BY NORA GÁMEZ TORRES The director of the Office of Cuba Broadcasting, the U.S. federal body that oversees Radio and TV Martí as well as the Martí Noticias website, resigned last week amid complaints by some dissidents and exiles about OCB’s editorial line. “Every […] Continue reading
Cubans Dismiss Obama as Persona Non Grata / Iván García Ivan Garcia, 19 January 2017 — As if by magic, the irreverent and prosaic Donald Trump is the man of the hour for Cubans who have plans to emigrate. “He’s the guy; there’s no one else. If he orders it, the United States will open […] Continue reading
Google, the Phone Company and Censorship in Cuba / Mario Lleonart Young women connect from a cellphone in a newly enabled wifi zone in Cuba, where one hour’s connection cost the equivalent of two days’ pay. Mario Felix Lleonart, 14 December 2016 — Google recently signed an agreement with ETECSA, Cuba’s telecommunications monopoly, owned by […] Continue reading
We cry over this news — but not for Fidel BY MANNY NAVARRO I wasn’t born in Cuba, thankfully. But the blood flowing through my veins has carried my family’s tears for 38 years. I’m a second-generation Cuban American. My dad left Cuba when he was 1 in 1956, three years before Fidel Castro […] Continue reading
Fidel Castro is dead BY GLENN GARVIN Fidel Castro, who towered over his Caribbean island for nearly five decades, a shaggy-bearded figure in combat fatigues whose long shadow spread across Latin America and the world, is dead at age 90. His brother Raul announced the death late Friday night. Millions cheered Fidel Castro on […] Continue reading
Assassins, Accomplices and Victims / Ángel Santiesteban 14 May 2016 — We are now looking at another anniversary of the execution of the young men who, in 2003, tried to hijack the Regla ferryboat and were shot by the dictatorship. As is well known, it was one of the most vile assassinations of the so-called […] Continue reading
Revolution 2.0: What 40 American Entrepreneurs Learned In Cuba Loren Feldman FORBES STAFF Not long after we arrived in Cuba last month, we heard our first jokes about the country. In one, Presidents Vladimir Putin, George W. Bush and Fidel Castro have all died and gone to Hell. There, they meet the devil who tells […] Continue reading
Restore Sovereignty to the People If You Want To Avoid another Revolution / 14ymedio, Pedro Campos Posted on July 27, 2015 A pandemic of freedom floods our senses. Juan Carlos Cremata 14ymedio, Pedro Campos and other authors, Havana, 25 July 2015 – It will soon be 62 years since a group of young men headed […] Continue reading
Investment in Cuba? What for? / Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo ASCE XXIV / 2014 Annual Conference, Miami Hilton Downtown Hotel, Florida, USA Panel 12. Concerto Ballrom B – Friday, August 1st, 2:45-4:15pm 1. In Cuba during the 1970s, historian Manuel Moreno Fraginals challenged poet Jose Lezama Lima with his trendy scientific notions about the laws […] Continue reading
Opportunistic Foreigners Who Suck the Dictatorship’s Tit: Alessandra Riccio, the Most Castroite of All the Neapolitans / Angel Santiesteban Posted on July 7, 2014 Alessandra Riccio, a Neapolitan who resides in Cuba, knew how to live, like so many leftist foreigners, from the benefits that the totalitarian regime offered them. I don’t know if she […] Continue reading
Posted on Thursday, 04.10.14 Marco Rubio, Bob Menendez defend USAID’s ‘Cuban Twitter’ program As senator Patrick Leahy calls ZunZuneo ‘a cockamamie idea,’ senators Marco Rubio and Bob Menendez voice their support for the program. BY JUAN O. TAMAYO JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM Defenders of a U.S. government program for Cubans fired back in the U.S. Senate on Thursday, […] Continue reading
Mandela Has Died: Hopefully One Day His Real Thoughts About The Dictator Fidel Castro Will Come To Light / Angel Santiesteban Posted on December 22, 2013 I always assumed, out of respect and ethics, not to speak disparagingly of the dead. This time I will not. To this I will turn to a literary level […] Continue reading
Obama – Raul Handshake Overlooked On The Island / Ivan Garcia Posted on December 17, 2013 In Cuba, most news reaches us via Miami. Look, given such limited access to the internet where one official hour puts us back a whopping 4.50 convertible pesos (i.e., the equivalent of one week’s pay for a laborer), people […] Continue reading
Posted on Saturday, 10.19.13 Key West should not fete Castro regime BY RAFAEL PEÑALVER AND SAN CARLOS INSTITUTE BOARD MEMBERS Key West officials dropped plans last week to invite Cuban officials to the Conch Republic and hold events at the historic San Carlos Institute after a controversy erupted about the political implications of such an […] Continue reading
Nobel Peace Prize contenders, from Afghanistan to ex-Soviet states and Cuba AFP Paris, October 10, 2012 First Published: 08:23 IST(10/10/2012) Last Updated: 08:26 IST(10/10/2012) The winner of this year's Nobel Peace Prize will be announced on Friday in Oslo. Here are portraits of top contenders for perhaps the world's most-watched award. Ales Belyatsky is the [...] Continue reading
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