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A Taxi Cooperative Proposes To Lower Private Transport Prices

A Taxi Cooperative Proposes To Lower Private Transport Prices 14ymedio, Havana, 17 May 2017 — In the midst of the morning hustle and bustle, residents of Havana are trying to reach their destinations on time, a challenge because of the inefficient public transport and the sky high prices charged by the private operators of fixed-route […] Continue reading

Eating Steak and Fries is a Luxury in Cuba

Eating Steak and Fries is a Luxury in Cuba / Iván García Iván García, 2 May 2017 — On an afternoon like any other, an underground seller of beef, living in the southeast of Havana, bought flank steaks wholesale from a slaughterer, to then sell them to private restaurants and neighbours who could afford them. […] Continue reading

Anxiety Grows Over Cuba’s Gas Shortages

Anxiety Grows Over Cuba’s Gas Shortages 14ymedio, Zunilda Mata, Havana, 1 April 2017 — Rumors of a general rise in prices have sharpened shortages at gas stations this Saturday, with long lines of vehicles waiting their turn at service stations across the country. The fuel sold at preferential prices for thousands of state employees has […] Continue reading

Cuba’s opening to the world has a problem much closer to home thanDonald Trump

Cuba’s opening to the world has a problem much closer to home than Donald Trump Christopher Woody Donald Trump’s denunciations of Obama’s opening to Cuba while on the presidential campaign trail and his continued insistence on getting a “better deal” with the long isolated island nation have stirred worry that the president-elect will halt or […] Continue reading

Is This the Second Phase of Cuba’s Special Period?

Is This the Second Phase of Cuba’s Special Period? / Iván García Joel, a fifty-five-year-old engineer, remembers the summer of 1994 when, after finishing his day job, he came home to roast two or three pounds of peanuts. After packaging them in paper cones fashioned from the pages of school textbooks, he went out to […] Continue reading

In Cuba, a Potential for Prosperity

In Cuba, a Potential for Prosperity Analysis AUGUST 5, 2015 | 09:15 GMT Print Text Size Forecast – Cuba and the United States will continue to strengthen political ties in the coming months and years. – In the short term, Cuban tourism revenue could increase and certain financial restrictions ease, but the country may still […] Continue reading

Cuba is Venezuela’s biggest loser

Cuba is Venezuela’s biggest loser Published: Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 11:16 AM ET By: Silvana Ordonez | News Associate Opposition activists protest near the Cuban Embassy in Caracas, Venezuela, on March 16, 2014. In the midst of chaos in Venezuela, a dependent Cuba and its economic future is walking on a tight rope. As […] Continue reading

Tampa busca liderar negocios con Cuba

Publicado el sábado, 04.27.13 Tampa busca liderar negocios con Cuba Juan Carlos Chavez jcchavez@elnuevoherald.com TAMPA — Mientras que en el sur de la Florida gran parte de la comunidad exiliada y las autoridades locales rechazan un acercamiento con el gobierno cubano hasta que no se garantice una apertura democrática y se respeten las libertades individuales, [...] Continue reading

Cuba sin Chávez

Cuba sin Chávez El escenario para Cuba es el de un mundo sin Hugo Chávez, pero no sin Venezuela y su apoyo millonario, al menos por el momento Alcibíades Hidalgo, Miami | 11/03/2013 8:52 am Cuba se encuentra ya frente al temido escenario de un mundo sin Hugo Chávez. En La Habana, afirman las crónicas, [...] Continue reading

Sin Chávez, La Habana tendría que hacer cambios estructurales urgentes

La salud de Chávez Analistas: Sin Chávez, La Habana tendría que hacer cambios estructurales urgentes Agencias Caracas 18-12-2012 – 8:14 pm. 'Dudo que mucha gente se ponga al día con otra crisis. Habría serios disturbios', apunta un economista en la Isla. Mientras el presidente venezolano Hugo Chávez se recupera en La Habana de su cuarta [...] Continue reading

Batalla de Chávez contra cáncer implica alto riesgo para Cuba

Batalla de Chávez contra cáncer implica alto riesgo para Cuba 18 de diciembre de 2012 • 19:07 Mientras el presidente venezolano Hugo Chávez se recupera en La Habana de su cuarta operación contra el cáncer, los cubanos renuevan los temores sobre el futuro económico de la isla si el principal aliado del país muere o [...] Continue reading

Y si Chávez faltara?

¿Y si Chávez faltara? Viernes, Diciembre 14, 2012 | Por Oscar Espinosa Chepe LA HABANA, Cuba, diciembre, www.cubanet.org -Los rumores sobre la gravedad del estado de salud del Coronel Hugo Chávez, presidente de Venezuela, se han confirmado. El mismo, en una alocución televisada en Caracas, también emitida en directo en Cuba el 8 de diciembre, [...] Continue reading

Agravamiento de la salud de Chávez agita el fantasma de los difíciles años 90 en Cuba

Relaciones Cuba-Venezuela, Economía Agravamiento de la salud de Chávez agita el fantasma de los difíciles años 90 en Cuba "El cubano de a pie, más allá de la política, estaría sintiendo la pérdida posible de ese sostenimiento que Venezuela hace del régimen cubano", dijo el opositor Manuel Cuesta Morúa Agencias, La Habana | 11/12/2012 8:34 [...] Continue reading

“Cuban Economy Is Still Stagnant Despite Reforms: Cuban National

"Cuban Economy Is Still Stagnant Despite Reforms: Cuban National By Christopher Witrak Dec 04, 2012 1:30 pm "The United States is the ceiling of heaven," says Cuban national. MINYANVILLE ORIGINAL Nearly 60 years after the Cuban Revolution, much has changed: It's now legal for citizens to own and sell property, start a business, and emigrate […] Continue reading

Informe: gobierno e inversionistas abusan de trabajadores cubanos

Publicado el miércoles, 11.21.12 Informe: gobierno e inversionistas abusan de trabajadores cubanos Juan Carlos Chavez jcchavez@elnuevoherald.com Un análisis del Instituto de Estudios Cubanos y Cubano-Americanos (ICCAS) de la Universidad de Miami sobre las condiciones de los trabajadores cubanos concluyó que las políticas gubernamentales y su mecanismo de acción con empresas de capital foráneo son un [...] Continue reading

Oriente se encomienda a Chávez

Huracán Sandy Oriente se encomienda a Chávez Michel Suárez Madrid 28-10-2012 – 7:20 am. - 'Está bien que nos envíen cosas, pero el Gobierno vende todas las donaciones que le llegan, todo es vendido', denuncia la oposición. - Las fuerzas represivas se emplean a fondo para evitar la amplificación del malestar. Tanto se ha hablado [...] Continue reading

The Cuban Regime Crosses Its Fingers Before Venezuelan Elections

The Cuban Regime Crosses Its Fingers Before Venezuelan Elections / Iván García Ivan Garcia, Translator: Unstated The presidential elections on October 7 may not be the triumphant military parade announced by Hugo Chavez. The Chavez vote has been trending downward. Capriles has gained the advantage. He has come from behind. Now it is a house-to-house […] Continue reading

Hialeah business supplies spare parts for Cuban autos

Posted on Wednesday, 10.03.12 Hialeah business supplies spare parts for Cuban autos Drivers in Cuba who need to keep their cars running look to Hialeah for hard-to-find spare parts. By Juan Carlos Chavez jcchavez@ElNuevoHerald.com Fernando Sardiñas uses his weekends to work as an illegal taxi driver in Havana. He does it in his loyal but […] Continue reading

Is Disorganization Institutionalized in Our Society, or Is Our Society Institutionalized Disorganization?

Is Disorganization Institutionalized in Our Society, or Is Our Society Institutionalized Disorganization? / Cuban Law Association, Rodrigo Chavez Rodriguez Cuban Law Association, Rodrigo Chavez Rodriguez, Translator: Maria Montoto Rodrigo Chávez Rodríguez, Esq. For Cubans today it no longer seems strange, much less unusual. A lack of punctuality affects any number of activities, whether they be […] Continue reading

An Embrace Between Equals: Alexander Lukashenko and Raúl Castro

An Embrace Between Equals: Alexander Lukashenko and Raúl Castro / Yoani Sánchez Translator: Unstated, Yoani Sánchez A colorfully painted presidential plane landed at José Marti airport last Sunday, and by Monday afternoon was already taking off again, headed to Venezuela. Alexander Lukashenko's visit to Cuba, part of a brief tour of Latin America that included […] Continue reading

Con o sin Chávez

Venezuela Con o sin Chávez Bertrand de la Grange Madrid 20-05-2012 – 9:30 am. La posibilidad de que no se celebren elecciones cuenta con el apoyo de Fidel Castro. No se puede hablar todavía de pánico, pero sí de nerviosismo en los círculos de poder en Caracas y en La Habana, al acercarse la fecha [...] Continue reading

On the road in Cuba, tales of woe and yearning

Posted on Tue, Apr. 10, 2012 12:38 PM On the road in Cuba, tales of woe and yearningKevin G. HallMcClatchy Newspapers ON THE CARRETERA CENTRAL, Cuba — "Subanse," climb aboard, I said repeatedly, pulling the right wheels of my eight-seat van off the dangerous two-lane highway that snakes hundreds of miles across an island considered [...] Continue reading

They say, and the lies aren’t mine / Rodrigo Chavez Rodriguez, Cuban Law Association

They say, and the lies aren't mine / Rodrigo Chavez Rodriguez, Cuban Law AssociationCuban Law Association, Translator: Unstated Rodrigo Chavez Rodriguez, Attorney Ask an ordinary citizen for their rights, it would be like asking how far Mars is from Earth, it would be impossible to get a precise answer, clear and consistent, but if you [...] Continue reading

"No va haber subsidios para países como Cuba", si triunfa Capriles

"No va haber subsidios para países como Cuba", si triunfa Capriles Venezuela continuaría proveyendo petróleo subsidiado a "los países más pobres como Haití, pero no va haber subsidios para países como Cuba", dijo Carlos Romero, asesor del candidato presidencial opositor Henrique Capriles martinoticias.com 26 de febrero de 2012 Millones de personas que nunca han puesto [...] Continue reading

Los cubanos están ‘erizados’ con la enfermedad de Chávez

Política Los cubanos están 'erizados' con la enfermedad de Chávez Agencias Caracas – La Habana 26-02-2012 – 12:18 pm. 'No quiero ni pensar en lo que puede pasar aquí si le sucede algo malo', dice un jubilado de 72 años. Yoani Sánchez escribe en Twitter que 'se especula' sobre otro Período Especial. Millones de personas [...] Continue reading

Chávez paga a Castro más de $200,000 por médico al año – NH

Publicado el sábado, 08.06.11 Chávez paga a Castro más de $200,000 por médico al añoANTONIO MARIA DELGADOadelgado@elnuevoherald.com El gobierno venezolano estaría pagando como promedio al régimen de La Habana más de $200,000 por cada uno de los 29,300 médicos, técnicos y enfermeros que participan en el programa de salud Barrio Adentro, dijeron expertos al develar [...] Continue reading