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Daily Archives: December 21, 2009

Posted on Monday, 12.21.09Cuban prisons torture, former inmates claimTwo former prisoners say they were tortured while incarcerated, but Cuban officials deny the allegations.By JUAN O. TAMAYOjtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com

Inmates in a high-security prison in eastern Cuba are alleging that guards punish infractions… Continue reading

Employment & Social Measures Needed in CubaDecember 21, 2009Pedro Campos*

HAVANA TIMES, Dec. 21 – All seems to indicate that the leadership of the Cuban government/party has begun to understand the pernicious character of its paternalism.

As the natural consequence… Continue reading

Omnibus Clarifies Intent of Onerous Cuba Payment RuleUSAgNet – 12/21/2009

An omnibus appropriations bill signed by President Barack Obama on Wednesday included language to clarify Congress' intent with regards to the so-called 'payment of cash in advance' rule affecting trade… Continue reading

Posted on Monday, 12.21.09Cuba makes Valdes, Bejerano Council of State VPsThe Associated Press

HAVANA — Cuba has promoted revolutionary commander Ramiro Valdes and comptroller Gladys Bejerano to vice presidents of its supreme governing body, the Council of State.

Valdes is… Continue reading

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