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Monthly Archives: February 2011

Cuba releases ex-hunger striker FarinasAFP/HavanaPolice released dissident and former hunger striker Guillermo Farinas on Thursday after a 27-hour detention for shouting anti-government slogans from his rooftop.Farinas, the 2010 Sakharov rights prize w... Continue reading
Housing Construction in Cuba PlummetsFebruary 24, 2011HAVANA TIMES, Feb. 24 – Housing construction has nosedived in Cuba since 2006, when 111,373 new homes were built, according to a report by the National Office of Statistics (ONE). In 2010 barely 3... Continue reading
Obama on anniversary of Zapata's deathStatement issued Wednesday by President Barack Obama:One year ago today, the selfless and tragic death of Orlando Zapata Tamayo galvanized the world's attention to the ongoing mistreatment of those unjustly... Continue reading
Venezuela, Cuba set up mining joint ventureVenezuela and Cuba set up a mining joint venture company that will function within the ALBA trade and integration agreement, according to a decree published Wednesday by Venezuela's Gaceta Oficial.Mineralb... Continue reading
Posted on Thursday, 02.24.11Exiles march in support of Cuban dissidentsBy LUISA YANEZlyanez@MiamiHerald.comAbout 3,000 people crowded a stretch of Southwest Eighth Street in Little Havana Thursday to mark the 15th anniversary of the shoot-down of four ... Continue reading
Is Castro Aiding Gaddafi's Genocide?at 11:07 PM Monday, February 21, 2011Are Cuban pilots flying Gaddafi's military jets, which are being deployed to attack peaceful Libyan protesters?This wouldn't be surprising, as Libyan pilots are defyin... Continue reading
Former hunger striker detained in Cuba: mother(AFP)HAVANA — Police detained former hunger striker Guillermo Farinas Wednesday as he shouted anti-government slogans on the anniversary of the death of political prisoner Orlando Zapata, his mother said.... Continue reading
Posted on Wednesday, 02.23.11US denounces Cuba's treatment of dissidentsBy PAUL HAVENAssociated PressHAVANA -- The United States on Wednesday denounced what it said is a campaign of intimidation against the mother of a Cuban political prisoner who ... Continue reading
Posted on Wednesday, 02.23.11Brothers to the RescueFor Albright, Cuba remains important causeThe former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, in Miami to open an exhibition of her pins, remembers the day 15 years ago when Cuban fighter jets shot down ... Continue reading
Zapata lives
Zapata lives
No place to live
No place to live