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Summit of the Americas: Fear of Others’ Ideas and Little Faith in Their Own ELIECER AVILA, La Habana | Marzo 19, 2015 In less than a month the Summit of the Americas will be held in Panama, on April 10-11. A good part of the world will focus its attention this time on Cuba and […] Continue reading
“Recognizing changes does not mean we go along” REINALDO ESCOBAR, La Habana | Marzo 19, 2015 Twelve years after the Black Spring, 14ymedio chats with some of the former political prisoners currently living on the Island. Two questions have been posed to those activists condemned in March 2003: one about their decision to stay in […] Continue reading
“No matter where I live, I will keep working for the freedom of Cuba” REINALDO ESCOBAR, La Habana | Marzo 19, 2015 Twelve years after the Black Spring, 14ymedio chats with some of the former political prisoners currently living on the Island. Two questions have been posed to those activists condemned in March 2003: one […] Continue reading
Hello? Hello? / Yoani Sanchez Posted on March 13, 2015 Generation Y, Yoani Sanchez, 13 March 2015 – She dialed the number and waited. Nothing, not a ring, not even a busy signal. She tried again and then got a woman’s voice telling her to wait on the line. After several minutes she realized it […] Continue reading
Google execs woo Cuba IT students Cuba may have one of the lowest rates of Internet access in the world, but that hasn’t dissuaded Google from sending over some of its leading lights. Executives from its in-house think tank Google Ideas are on a visit to the communist island—which is in the throes of trying […] Continue reading
Here’s a Glimpse into the Future of U.S. Private Investment in Cuba Mar 13, 2015 As the relationship between the United States and Cuba evolves, so does the potential for U.S. investment in the island nation. Dan Loney, host of the Knowledge@Wharton show on Wharton Business Radio on SiriusXM channel 111 recently spoke on the […] Continue reading
Seeding a Silicon Valley in Cuba By Ramphis Castro, Founder, Mindchemy March 13, 2015, 7:00 AM PDT This Re/code series of contributed essays from Kauffman Fellows will provide stories from their on-the-ground view of technology entrepreneurship today, and its implications for the future. Founded in 1994, Kauffman Fellows is a Silicon Valley-based leadership program for […] Continue reading
Cuba’s Bay of Fat Cats BY ABIGAIL JONES / MARCH 12, 2015 11:54 AM EDT Traveling from Miami to Havana is a haphazard, seemingly nonsensical process that requires patience, guile, humor and a ruthless willingness to cut lines. Thankfully, I’m traveling with Alberto Magnan, so we skip the airport check-in line because he knows a […] Continue reading
Cuba allows rare free public Wi-Fi at Havana cultural center BY ANDREA RODRIGUEZ ASSOCIATED PRESS 03/12/2015 4:10 PM 03/12/2015 4:10 PM HAVANA Cuba has allowed the launch of the island’s first known free, public Internet service at a Havana cultural center that quietly began offering open Wi-Fi in recent weeks. Dozens of youths have been […] Continue reading
Havana calling: US, Cuba re-establish direct undersea telephone cable Published time: March 11, 2015 23:35 The US and Cuba have restored a direct telecommunication connection between the two countries as they re-establish diplomatic relations. The cable currently only carries phone calls, but could be expanded to other services, Cuba’s telecom company said. “This breakthrough contributes […] Continue reading
12 March 2015 Last updated at 00:44 GMT New Cuba US direct phone link established Cuba and the United States have re-established direct telephone links for the first time in 15 years, Cuba’s state telecommunications company says. The company, Etecsa, said initially the link would only be for phone calls. Telephone calls have until now […] Continue reading
Conan O’Brien proves ‘useful’ to the regime BY A.J. DELGADO ADELGADO@POST.HARVARD.EDU 03/10/2015 6:26 PM 03/10/2015 6:26 PM In 1959, Jack Paar, then host of The Tonight Show, interviewed Fidel Castro in Havana. That was the last time an American late-night host filmed in Cuba — until, that is, Conan O’Brien hightailed it down to Havana […] Continue reading
First U.S. telecom company connects directly with Cuba BY MIMI WHITEFIELD MWHITEFIELD@MIAMIHERALD.COM 03/06/2015 6:00 AM 03/06/2015 6:19 PM The first U.S. company to strike a long-distance deal with Cuba since the Obama administration announced a telecom opening toward the island is now handling direct calls to Cuba. “Now we can terminate and make calls directly […] Continue reading
U.S. demand for travel to Cuba rises amid thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations BY HANNAH SAMPSON HSAMPSON@MIAMIHERALD.COM 02/28/2015 9:58 PM 02/28/2015 10:27 PM Cuba is facing a tourism tsunami as Americans who can more easily visit the island rush to experience a frozen-in-time culture before it disappears. More than two months after President Barack Obama first […] Continue reading
The Cuba Deal: How Raúl Castro Duped Obama 2/27/2015 @ 2:14PM GUEST POST WRITTEN BY Néstor T. Carbonell Mr. Carbonell is an international affairs consultant and author of “And The Russians Stayed: The Sovietization of Cuba.” On December 17, following a year and a half of secret negotiations with the Castro regime, President Obama trumpeted […] Continue reading
US could reopen embassy in Cuba within weeks By Jo Biddle Washington (AFP) – The United States and Cuba said they made progress Friday in talks on restoring diplomatic ties and Washington could reopen its Havana embassy before a key April summit if differences are overcome. After a second round of historic meetings, negotiators from […] Continue reading
US, Cuba cite progress on restoring diplomatic ties BY BRADLEY KLAPPER ASSOCIATED PRESS 02/27/2015 9:39 PM 02/27/2015 9:39 PM WASHINGTON The United States and Cuba claimed progress Friday toward ending a half-century diplomatic freeze, suggesting they could clear some of the biggest obstacles to their new relationship within weeks. After Friday’s talks in Washington, the […] Continue reading
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