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Cuba: Forbidden Fruit

Cuba: Forbidden Fruit / Iván García Iván García, 11 May 2017 — Scarcely a block away from the majestic Grand Hotel Manzana Kempinski, whose inauguration is expected next June 2nd, next to the Payret cinema, a state-owned cafeteria sells an acidic and insipid hamburger with bread for the equivalent of 50 centavos. Workers in the […] Continue reading

Repression in Cuba Comes in Many Forms

Repression in Cuba Comes in Many Forms March 7, 2017 By Osmel Ramirez Alvarez HAVANA TIMES — Every Sunday, there is the “Los Chinos” agro-market fair in the city of Holguin in eastern Cuba. Trucks loaded with produce come from all over the country, mainly from its central provinces. As there is competition and since […] Continue reading

The Private Sector Consolidates Its Presence in Gastronomy and Services

The Private Sector Consolidates Its Presence in Gastronomy and Services / 14ymedio, Marcelo Hernandez 14ymedio, Marcelo Hernandez, Havana, 1 March 2017 — The corner of Galiano and Zanja is a hive of people at noon. The area’s private cafes sell everything from bread with croquettes to a complex meat lasagna, but the nearest state places […] Continue reading

Charcoal — first legal cargo from Cuba in more than 50 years — arrives at Port Everglades

Charcoal — first legal cargo from Cuba in more than 50 years — arrives at Port Everglades BY MIMI WHITEFIELD The first Cuban exports since the embargo went into effect over a half century ago arrived at Port Everglades Tuesday as port officials prepared to receive a business delegation from Cuba later in the week. […] Continue reading

‘El deshielo’ – recuento de una política fallida

‘El deshielo’: recuento de una política fallida A. SOSA / ANTONIO G. RODILES | La Habana | 16 de Enero de 2017 – 23:08 CET. Para sorpresa, incluso de los conocedores del tema cubano, el 17 de diciembre de 2014 el dictador Raúl Castro y el presidente Barack Obama anunciaron el restablecimiento de las relaciones […] 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

Building Socialism in Cuba

Building Socialism in Cuba As pressure for economic liberalization grows, what would it take to turn Cuba into a socialist democracy? by Samuel Farber In July 2016, thanks to a 20 percent reduction in oil shipments from Venezuela, Cuba’s economy minister Marino Murillo announced a 6 percent cut in electricity and a 28 percent cut […] Continue reading

Southwest Airlines CEO Kelly Talks Expansion, Cuba, TSA and Checked Bags

Southwest Airlines CEO Kelly Talks Expansion, Cuba, TSA and Checked Bags Southwest itself is growing, with a capacity increase of nearly 5% in current quarter June 22, 2016 4:44 p.m. ET The U.S. airline industry is growing faster than the gross domestic product, and that has created “some real pockets of aggressiveness throughout the country,” […] Continue reading

Post-journey reflections on crumbling Cuba

Post-journey reflections on crumbling Cuba Island nation is just itching to breathe free Published: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 2:46 p.m. CDT I just returned from 2 weeks in Cuba, and offer a few reflections from the land of Fidelismo. Individual travel from the U.S. to Cuba is still technically prohibited, though American educational and professional […] Continue reading

Vistazo a medidas que Obama ha tomado sobre Cuba

Vistazo a medidas que Obama ha tomado sobre Cuba POR THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Associated Press Aquí un vistazo a las medidas que el presidente Barack Obama ha tomado para relajar las restricciones a Cuba: — Levantó restricciones de viaje para que los estadounidenses puedan ir a Cuba de manera independiente en viajes educativos, “de […] Continue reading

Will Cubans Profit from Obama’s Visit?

Will Cubans Profit from Obama’s Visit? ROBERTO ÁLVAREZ QUIÑONES | Los Ángeles | 4 Mar 2016 – 12:56 pm. Imagine thousands of Cubans —members of the CDR, the Territorial Militia Troops and even the Communist Party— spontaneously clapping and cheering the US President while he strolls, smiling, through the streets of Havana, accompanied by Raúl […] Continue reading

Agent Arrested for Allegedly Smuggling Leonys Martin from Cuba

Agent Arrested for Allegedly Smuggling Leonys Martin from Cuba The Associated Press by WILLIAM BIGELOW 20 Feb 2016 On Friday, the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI arrested Bart Hernandez, an agent who has represented Cuban baseball stars, including Jose Abreu, Adeiny Hechavarria, Jorge Soler and Leonys Martin, on charges of human smuggling. The […] Continue reading

Five Points – Sorting Through Raul Castro’s Economic Speech

Five Points: Sorting Through Raul Castro’s Economic Speech Posted on January 22, 2016 Dimas Castellanos, 16 January 2016 — A commentary on five economic issues raised by the Cuban president on December 29, 2015 during the closing session of the National Assembly of People’s Power. 1. The president stated that, though the effects of the […] Continue reading

Resumen del año 2015

Resumen del año ENRIQUE DEL RISCO | Nueva Jersey | 31 Dic 2015 – 8:13 am. El inicio del nuevo año (y de una nueva era de felicidad universal) se adelanta para el 17 de diciembre del año anterior que es el día que eligen Raúl Castro y Barack Obama para anunciarles al mundo la […] Continue reading

EEUU y la Isla están cerca de normalizar los vuelos comerciales

EEUU y la Isla están cerca de normalizar los vuelos comerciales AGENCIAS | Washington | 15 Dic 2015 – 9:44 pm. El Gobierno de Estados Unidos dice estar cerca de un acuerdo con La Habana para restablecer los vuelos comerciales regulares entre los dos países, indicó un diplomático estadounidense el martes mientras continuaban las conversaciones, […] Continue reading

SC Line adds shipping service from Port Everglades to Cuba

SC Line adds shipping service from Port Everglades to Cuba By Doreen Hemlock Sun Sentinel Cargo shipping line adds Cuba service from Fort Lauderdale Now, two shipping companies service Cuba from Port Everglades In another sign of growing U.S. links with Cuba, shipping company SC Line has started up service between Fort Lauderdale’s Port Everglades […] Continue reading

Port Manatee should temper Cuba dreams, expert says

Port Manatee should temper Cuba dreams, expert says BY MATT M. JOHNSON mjohnson@bradenton.com September 17, 2015 Updated 9 hours ago PORT MANATEE — The editor of a Cuba-focused business and economics newspaper is urging Port Manatee officials to temper trade expectations for the communist island nation, despite the resumption of diplomatic ties with the U.S. […] 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

Presión entre bastidores para acelerar los cambios hacia Cuba

Presión entre bastidores para acelerar los cambios hacia Cuba Nacen nuevos grupos de cabildeo que buscan que el Congreso de Estados Unidos acabe con las restricciones comerciales y de viajes a la isla mientras avanzan las conversaciones Washington-La Habana SILVIA AYUSO Washington 21 MAY 2015 – 01:14 CEST Cuba y Estados Unidos celebran este jueves […] Continue reading

Qué ha cambiado en Cuba desde el inicio del diálogo con EEUU?

¿Qué ha cambiado en Cuba desde el inicio del diálogo con EEUU? La liberación de presos políticos abrió la veda pero aún queda lo principal: el fin del embargo MADRID, 17 May. (EDIZIONES) – Hace exactamente seis meses Barack Obama y Raúl Castro comparecieron ante el mundo en discursos simultáneos para anunciar “un paso histórico”. […] Continue reading

Farsa electoral en la Gran Logía

Farsa electoral en la Gran Logía [27-04-2015 10:39:28] León Padrón Ascuy Activista Pro Derechos Humanos (www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- El domingo 22 del pasado mes de marzo del 2015, desde horas tempranas, se reunió en La Gran Logia de Cuba, ubicada en Carlos III, esquina a Belascoaín, la Alta Cámara Masónica, conformada por los representantes de cada una […] Continue reading

The Economic Impact of Obama’s Measures

The Economic Impact of Obama’s Measures / 14ymedio, Luis R. Luis Posted on February 10, 2015 14ymedio, LUIS R. LUIS, Washington, 13 January, 2015 — The measures announced by President Barack Obama will have a moderately positive effect on the economy of Cuba. Preliminary estimates of additional revenue to be generated by these measures place […] Continue reading

Congressional Oversight Needed as Obama Administration Moves to Remove Cuba from State Sponsors of Terrorism List

Congressional Oversight Needed as Obama Administration Moves to Remove Cuba from State Sponsors of Terrorism List By Ana Quintana The Obama Administration has recently chosen to normalize relations with Cuba. In addition to establishing embassies and expanding commercial transactions, the White House has also declared that Cuba will be removed from the State Department’s State […] Continue reading

US airlines eager to fly to Cuba

US airlines eager to fly to Cuba JetBlue, Delta, United airlines already expressing interest Author: By Katie Lobosco and Rene Marsh Published On: Jan 15 2015 08:03:36 PM EST Updated On: Jan 15 2015 08:26:47 PM EST NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - It has been decades since U.S. airlines could make commercial flights from the States […] Continue reading

Nuestra desconfianza está fundada en 56 años de dictadura

«Nuestra desconfianza está fundada en 56 años de dictadura» DDC | Madrid | 23 Dic 2014 – 9:03 pm. Los opositores y líderes de la sociedad civil Iván Hernández Carrillo, Eduardo Cardet, Antonio G. Rodiles, Berta Soler, Manuel Cuesta Morúa, Félix Navarro, Leonardo Calvo, Guillermo Fariñas, José Daniel Ferrer y los asistentes al Espacio Abierto, […] Continue reading

El penúltimo canje de la Guerra Fría

El penúltimo canje de la Guerra Fría Posted on 5 diciembre, 2014 Por Alcibiades Hidalgo* De la misma cárcel del Hospital Militar Carlos J. Finlay en La Habana donde el estadounidense Alan Gross cumple esta semana cinco años de prisión, salió en marzo del 1989 el sargento surafricano Johan Papenfus para ser canjeado por tres […] Continue reading

Un canje de presos con Cuba

Un canje de presos con Cuba By EL COMITÉ EDITORIALNOV. 2, 2014 Hace casi cinco años, las autoridades en Cuba detuvieron a Alan Gross, un subcontratista del gobierno estadounidense que estaba trabajando en un sigiloso proyecto para expandir el acceso a Internet en la isla. Aunque un creciente número de líderes en Washington y La […] Continue reading