Daily Archives: June 12, 2010
Nearly quarter million state employees to lose free lunches as Cuba slashes gov't spendingPublished June 11, 2010
HAVANA (AP) — Nearly a quarter million Cuban workers are discovering there's so such thing as a free lunch.
The government is dramatically… Continue reading
International sensitivities: What if BP oil spill heads for Cuba? The Christian Science Monitor By Howard LaFranchi Howard Lafranchi – Fri Jun 11, 7:46 pm ET
Washington – When Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton met with officials from numerous… Continue reading
Cuba frees farmers to sell to Havana markets
Cuba, yielding to public complaints, said it would allow farmers to sell more food directly to Havana’s often sparse produce markets. Saturday, 12 June 2010 13:13
Cuba, yielding to public complaints, said… Continue reading
Nearly quarter million state employees to lose free lunches as Cuba slashes gov’t spending Published June 11, 2010
HAVANA (AP) — Nearly a quarter million Cuban workers are discovering there’s so such thing as a free lunch.
The government is… Continue reading
U.S., Cuba set for new round of migration talks Reuters
HAVANA (Reuters) – The United States and Cuba will meet in Washington on June 18 for a new round of talks on migration, despite ongoing tensions between the longtime ideological… Continue reading
Cuba frees paraplegic dissident Ariel Sigler Page last updated at 19:58 GMT, Saturday, 12 June 2010 20:58 UK
The Cuban government has freed a jailed dissident and moved six others to jails closer to their homes.
Senior Catholic clergymen had… Continue reading
Posted on Saturday, 06.12.10 Cuba frees 1 political prisoner, transfers 6 more By FERNANDO GONZALEZ Associated Press Writer
PEDRO BETANCOURT, Cuba — Cuba on Saturday freed a political prisoner who is confined to a wheelchair and began transferring six others… Continue reading