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The Price of Living in CubaFebruary 16, 2011Rosa MartinezHAVANA TIMES, Feb. 16 — It turned out that I experienced the most difficult moments of the Special Period crisis when I was only 16. I had just entered high school when we received the news of... Continue reading
Minister scolds rice producersDue to "disorganization", Cuba must import more rice than planned this year — twice as much than it produces — official weekly Trabajadores reported.In a meeting with rice farmers, Deputy Agriculture Minister... Continue reading
Posted on Tuesday, 02.15.11Report: Obama could ease more Cuba sanctionsThe Associated PressMIAMI -- A new report finds the president has broad authority to continue easing sanctions against Cuba without violating the congressionally mandated U.S. embar... Continue reading
Posted on Tuesday, 02.15.11US to boost support for cyber dissidentsBy MATTHEW LEEAssociated PressWASHINGTON -- The United States stands with cyber dissidents and democracy activists from the Middle East to China and beyond, Secretary of State Hillary R... Continue reading
Posted on Monday, 02.14.11Cuban union leader: Layoffs going slowlyBy PAUL HAVENAssociated PressHAVANA -- Cuban government and union officials are acknowledging for the first time that a drive to fire half a million unneeded state workers has gotten off... Continue reading
Cuban government studies Etecsa stake saleMonday 14 February 2011 | 11:11 CETHavana-based financial company Rafin, owned by Fidel and Raul Castro, is studying the possibility of selling its 27 percent stake in Cuban operator Etecsa. Rafin acquired the ... Continue reading
A simmering cyberwar with CubaCuba is worried the US will use the internet to foment uprising on the island.By Nick MiroffPublished: February 14, 2011 06:26 ET in The Americas Cuba internetHAVANA, Cuba — If the internet is the new battlefield in the ... Continue reading
Posted on Monday, 02.14.11MIAMI HERALD EDITORIALCuba is no EgyptCastros' dictatorship not same as autocratic EgyptSomewhere in Havana, Fidel Castro is probably laughing out loud to see Hosni Mubarak lose his grip on power after 30 years of undisput... Continue reading
U.S.-Cuba Trade and Economic Council, Inc.Telephone (212) 246-1444 • E-mail: council@cubatrade.orgInternet: http://www.cubatrade.orgECONOMIC EYE ON CUBA©February 20112010-2001 U.S. EXPORT STATISTICS FOR CUBAThe following is the data for exports ... Continue reading
The Arts of Cuba, Set to Wow New YorkBy LARRY ROHTERPublished: February 8, 2011All those and more than two dozen other artists will take part in a wide-ranging festival of Cuban arts that will last more than two months in locations around New York this... Continue reading
"13 February 2011 Last updated at 00:44 GMTCuba cuts sugar price subsidiesA Cuban cuts sugar cane, file picture April 1999 Sugar is the mainstay of Cuba's agricultural economyCuba's communist government says it is liberalising the sale of ... Continue reading
Cuba-China trade recovers in 2010Published February 10, 2011EFEHavana – Trade between China and Cuba totaled $1.8 billion last year, posting a recovery from 2009, official figures released Thursday in Havana show.Bilateral trade grew by $300 million... Continue reading
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