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Monthly Archives: December 2010

Posted on Monday, 12.06.10Cuba commutes another bomber's death sentenceBy PAUL HAVENAssociated Press

HAVANA — For the second time this month, the Cuban Supreme Court commuted the death sentence of a Salvadoran man convicted of plotting a series of Havana hotel… Continue reading

Cuba’s Jewish hostage Tuesday, December 7, 2010

RAUL CASTRO’S attempt to win foreign favor and investment for Cuba’s moribund economy took a particularly cynical turn on Sunday, when the dictator celebrated Hanukkah with Havana’s tiny Jewish community. Broadcast on state… Continue reading

Authorities seize 30,000 Cuban cigars at O’Hare CHICAGO

U.S. customs officials at O’Hare International Airport say they have seized 30,000 Cuban cigars there in the past two weeks, and are inspecting another 70,000 they suspect may be from Cuba.

David… Continue reading

Posted on Monday, 12.06.10 BAHAMAS Cruise ship plucks six sinking rafters from ocean BY HANNAH SAMPSON hsampson@MiamiHerald.com

Sailing home from a weekend cruise to the Bahamas, a Royal Caribbean cruise ship picked up some unexpected passengers Sunday: five men and… Continue reading

Posted on Monday, 12.06.10 Cuba commutes another bomber’s death sentence By PAUL HAVEN Associated Press

HAVANA — For the second time this month, the Cuban Supreme Court commuted the death sentence of a Salvadoran man convicted of plotting a series… Continue reading

Cuban hunger-striker's mum detainedAAP December 6, 2010, 8:02 am

The mother of a Cuban political prisoner who died on hunger strike in February says she and a group of relatives were detained by police after visiting her son's grave.

Reina… Continue reading

Cuban hunger-striker’s mum detained AAP December 6, 2010, 8:02 am

The mother of a Cuban political prisoner who died on hunger strike in February says she and a group of relatives were detained by police after visiting her son’s grave.… Continue reading

Cuba to overhaul health care, export more doctors Posted December 06, 2010 07:35:00 Agence France-Presse

HAVANA—Cuba will overhaul its vaunted health care system, with many more workers reassigned or sent abroad on contracts to earn hard currency to reduce health… Continue reading

Posted on Sunday, 12.05.10 Raul Castro celebrates Hanukkah with Cuban Jews By PAUL HAVEN Associated Press

HAVANA — President Raul Castro celebrated Hanukkah on Sunday with Cuba’s tiny Jewish community, a heavily symbolic act at a time when his government… Continue reading

5 December 2010 Last updated at 01:02 GMT Cuba gives space to small businesses By Michael Voss BBC News, Havana

The village of El Cano, on the outskirts of Havana, has been producing pottery since Spanish colonial times. It is… Continue reading

Posted on Friday, 12.03.10Cuba commutes Salvadoran bomber's death sentenceBy ANDREA RODRIGUEZAssociated Press

HAVANA — Cuba's Supreme Court commuted the death sentence of a Salvadoran man convicted of terrorism for his role in a string of bombings that killed an Italian… Continue reading

Iran Exports Gas to Argentina and Cuba 12/4/2010 12:28

According to the contract terms of Iran LNG project, established with a 10 percent share of Venezuelan National Oil Company, Iran will start exporting LNG to Argentina and Cuba.

Ali Kheirandish,… Continue reading

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Zapata lives
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