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Monthly Archives: July 2010

Posted on Friday, 07.30.10 POLITICAL PRISONERS

The Castros blink BY JORGE G. CASTANEDA jorgecastaneda.org

Finally, someone in Cuba went eyeball to eyeball with the Castro brothers, and they blinked.

On July 7, Guillermo Fariñas, a dissident on a hunger strike… Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, 07.29.10 Cuban ex-hunger striker Farinas home from hospital By ANNE-MARIE GARCIA Associated Press Writer

HAVANA — Cuban opposition activist Guillermo Farinas returned home from the hospital Thursday three weeks after ending a 134-day hunger strike that left… Continue reading

On Cuba, it's freedom vs. free trade

The true policy differences between Reps. Jerry Moran, R-Hays, and Todd Tiahrt, R-Goddard, can be counted on one hand with a few fingers left over. But their sharp disagreement on U.S. policy toward… Continue reading

Cuba: Deficit lower than expected for 2010 AP By WILL WEISSERT

HAVANA – Cuba says its budget deficit came in far below forecasts in the first half of 2010, evidence that tax increases and deep spending cuts on food imports… Continue reading

On Cuba, it’s freedom vs. free trade

The true policy differences between Reps. Jerry Moran, R-Hays, and Todd Tiahrt, R-Goddard, can be counted on one hand with a few fingers left over. But their sharp disagreement on U.S. policy toward… Continue reading

Hero's welcome for Cuban dissidentNZX Company AnnouncementsLast updated 12:01 29/07/2010

A crippled Cuban dissident freed as part of an agreement between President Raul Castro and the Roman Catholic Church has flown to the United States, where he received a hero's… Continue reading

Ontario teen's Cuban ordeal to endBy CHRIS DOUCETTE, QMI Agency

CAMAGUEY, Cuba – Cody LeCompte's tropical island nightmare has finally come to an end.

The Simcoe, Ont., teen, his mom Danette, and his uncle, Gary Parmenter, attended a dramatic meeting… Continue reading

Hero’s welcome for Cuban dissident NZX Company Announcements Last updated 12:01 29/07/2010

A crippled Cuban dissident freed as part of an agreement between President Raul Castro and the Roman Catholic Church has flown to the United States, where he received… Continue reading

Ontario teen’s Cuban ordeal to end By CHRIS DOUCETTE, QMI Agency

CAMAGUEY, Cuba – Cody LeCompte’s tropical island nightmare has finally come to an end.

The Simcoe, Ont., teen, his mom Danette, and his uncle, Gary Parmenter, attended a dramatic… Continue reading

Cuba weighs expanding small private businesses Published on Thursday, July 29, 2010

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) — Cuba’s lawmakers on Wednesday mulled legalizing more small private businesses, perhaps expanding a limited program to include farm and food industries in the economically… Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, 07.29.10 CUBA Clearly, there was nothing new to say BY MARIFELI PEREZ-STABLE MarifeliPerez-Stable.com

It was a memorable July 26 after all. For the first time ever, neither Fidel nor Raúl Castro addressed the nation. The nondescript José… Continue reading

INTERNATIONAL TRADE Big drop in U.S. agricultural sales to Cuba BY JUAN O. TAMAYO jtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com

U.S. agricultural exports to Cuba fell 35 percent in the first five months of this year compared with the same period in 2009, largely because… Continue reading

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