Daily Archives: January 19, 2010
ARTSCuban Musicians Resuming U.S. PerformancesBy Roque Planas*Credit:Roque Planas
NEW YORK, Jan 18, 2010 (IPS) – New York City recently hosted its first Cuban band in five years, after the group Septeto Nacional became the first to win a visa that… Continue reading
Firm develops golf courses in Cuba(19-01-2010)
HANOI — The Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUD) and Cuba's Palmares SA Group have signed a real estate deal to build two golf courses-cum-hotel complexes in Cuba.
The two complexes, which will include… Continue reading
Posted on Tuesday, 01.19.10Group: Cuban political prisoners drop by 5 to 201The Associated Press
HAVANA — The number of political prisoners behind bars in Cuba fell by five to 201 in the past six months, an island human rights group… Continue reading
Houston now exports to Havana, Santiago
A French shipping company has been authorized by Washington to provide weekly cargo transport from Houston to Cuba, The Houston Chronicle reported Sunday.The Marseilles-based CMA CGM Group, a container line, has begun to carry… Continue reading
Cuba is not good model for Chile to follow, new president opines; Mexico or Brazil is
The election Sunday of Sebastián Piñera as President of Chile was reported Monday without commentary by Cuba's official newspaper Granma, which reprinted a news… Continue reading
Castrocare: Freezing to death in Havana
The Associated Press reported: "26 patients at Cuba's largest hospital for the mentally ill died this week during a cold snap, the government said Friday."
As John Stossel pointed out: "Michael Moore, in his… Continue reading
Exchanging a PhD for freedomCuban immigrant embraces custodial jobUpdated: Monday, 18 Jan 2010, 1:53 PM MST
AUSTIN (KXAN) – At the age of 65, Rafael Garcia roams the halls of Westlake High School, broom in hand.
That's a far cry… Continue reading