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Monthly Archives: May 2010

Cuba publishes Castro pic after 7 months

To illustrate a story about the presentation to Fidel Castro this week of a medal from the Ecuadorean National Assembly, the official website Cubadebate on Wednesday used a photograph made last October during… Continue reading

US Is $500 Million Supermarket to Cuba Published: Thursday, 27 May 2010 | 10:00 AM ET By: Rob Reuteman Special to AP

The U.S. businesses that sold $528 million in food products to Cuba last year range from small… Continue reading

Dengue Risk in Santiago de Cuba May 27, 2010

HAVANA TIMES, May 27 – The danger of an outbreak of a dengue epidemic persists in Santiago de Cuba, the second most important city in the island, due to the high… Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, 05.27.10 Hotel trade group spends $305,000 lobbying in 1Q The Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The American Hotel & Lodging Association spent $305,000 in the first quarter lobbying federal officials on travel to Cuba, labor and other issues,… Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, 05.26.10 CUBA | ANALYSIS Is Raul Castro taking risk in church talks? Raúl Castro’s negotiations with the Catholic Church have sparked hope, but recognizing the church as a mediator is uncharted territory. BY JUAN O. TAMAYO… Continue reading

Cuban Bishops Meet With President Castro

HAVANA, Cuba, MAY 25, 2010 ( In a historic meeting, representatives of the Catholic Church in Cuba spoke with President Raul Castro about the release of political prisoners, among other items.

The archbishop of… Continue reading

Cuba Reports Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Outbreaks Posted: Monday, May 24, 2010, 5:15 p.m., EDT

Cuba Reports Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease OutbreaksCuba has reported to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) two outbreaks of rabbit hemorrhagic disease.

Rabbit hemorrhagic disease (RHD)… Continue reading

Mild 3.0 Quake in Eastern Cuba May 25, 2010

HAVANA TIMES, May 25 — An earthquake of 3.0 degrees on the Richter scale shook several areas of Cuba’s eastern region on Monday night, reported the Network of Stations of the… Continue reading

Posted on Monday, 05.24.10Leadership, at last, for Cuba's peopleOUR OPINION: Catholic Church can be a catalyst for change

Finally, after a long silence, Cuba's Catholic Church is taking a stand, calling on the Castro regime to free 26 political prisoners… Continue reading

Castro in first church overtures By Marc Frank

Published: May 24 2010 03:00 | Last updated: May 24 2010 03:00

Raúl Castro, Cuba’s president, has suggested that the Roman Catholic Church might play a larger role in solving the communist-run… Continue reading

Wind Power Increase on Cuba CUBA – The Gibara II wind farm in Cuba has connected up four of its six wind turbines.

The wind farm has six wind Chinese designed Goldwind S-50 turbines, each of which can produce 750… Continue reading

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