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Monthly Archives: August 2010

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The New Challenge to Repressive Cuba by Daniel Wilkinson Published in: The New York Review of Books August 19, 2010

For decades, the Castro government has been very effective in repressing dissent in Cuba by, among other things, preventing its… Continue reading

IF IT WERE JUST THE MARABÚ . . . CUBA’S AGRICULTURE 2009-10 G.B. Hagelberg

“We face the imperative of making our land produce more . . . the needed structural and conceptual changes will have to be introduced,” Raúl Castro… Continue reading

Yoani Sanchez Award-Winning Cuban Blogger Posted: August 31, 2010 03:16 AM

Saving Lives… Or Saving Hugo Chavez?

“You must turn in your passport!” So they told him on arriving in Caracas, to prevent him from making it to the border… Continue reading

The freedom to travel and the need for caution What comes next for Obama administration and Cuba? Naples Daily News Posted August 30, 2010 at 5:11 p.m.

The Obama administration is considering further easing the restrictions on Americans traveling to… Continue reading

Posted on Tuesday, 08.31.10 A talk with Cardinal Jaime Ortega BY JACKSON DIEHL www.washpost.com

Cardinal Jaime Ortega’s role as a broker of human rights in Cuba began with the Ladies in White. In April the archbishop of Havana was outraged… Continue reading

Posted on Tuesday, 08.31.10 Cuba extends lease limits for foreign investors Cuba has virtually doubled how long foreign investors can lease state lands, with an eye to developing 16 golf resorts for tourists. BY JUAN O. TAMAYO jtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com

Hoping to… Continue reading

Oil exploration in Cuba expected to go ahead By Marc Frank in Havana Published: August 29 2010 22:34

Preparations for full-scale oil exploration are gaining momentum in Cuba’s Gulf of Mexico waters just 50 miles from the US, testing the… Continue reading

Cuba arrests eight more dissidents August 30, 2010 – 8:59AM AFP

Cuban dissidents have accused the government of rounding up more political prisoners — even as Havana continued freeing dozens of detained activists in a deal reached last month with… Continue reading

Cuba's reformSaudi Gazette – 29 August, 2010

It has been more than obvious for years that the Communist economic model was doomed to failure. It came as no surprise in Eastern Europe, especially, that once the Soviet Union disbanded, the… Continue reading

Posted on Sat, Aug. 28, 2010 Cuba moves to attract investors Changes could spark boom in golf courses. By Will Weissert Associated Press

HAVANA – Cuba has issued a pair of surprising free-market decrees, allowing foreign investors to lease government… Continue reading

Cuba’s reform Saudi Gazette – 29 August, 2010

It has been more than obvious for years that the Communist economic model was doomed to failure. It came as no surprise in Eastern Europe, especially, that once the Soviet Union disbanded,… Continue reading

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