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Eating in homes a fine way to dine in HavanaFood | TravelFamily-run restaurants earn mention on itinerariesApril 27, 2011|By Ann Trieger Kurland, Globe Correspondent

HAVANA — Chugging along in a cobbled together 1953 Dodge taxi (vintage US cars are common… Continue reading

Churches Help Cubans through Economic TransitionBy Stan JeterCBN News Senior ProducerFriday, April 29, 2011

The aging revolutionaries who have controlled Cuba for the past 50 years, haven't trained younger leaders to take their place.

That became evident at the long-awaited… Continue reading

The Triumph of Euphemism / Luis Felipe RojasLuis Felipe Rojas, Translator: Raul G.

Halfway between parodies and absurdities, Cuban life can also be described with parables.

This ruinous structure is named "The Impulse", and during its moments of major splendor… Continue reading

Tourism minister pressing for performance pay

As part of an effort to increase the number of repeat visitors, Tourism Minister Manuel Marrero urged state tourism companies to introduce performance-based pay for employees.

Salaries should stimulate workers to provide highest-quality service,… Continue reading

Prominent Cuban Dissident Arrested

HAVANA – Cuban dissident Darsi Ferrer was arrested Thursday along with four other people as they were staging a peaceful protest in downtown Havana, according to information provided by the Cuban Human Rights and National Reconciliation… Continue reading

Cuban inventor turns trash into farm toolsReutersBy Jeff Franks – Thu Apr 28, 4:25 pm ET

GUIRA DE MELENA, Cuba (Reuters) – A solitary man trudges through a palm-lined corn field in the Cuban countryside, pulling behind him a rickety… Continue reading

C&T expanding Cuba charter routes

C&T Charters will begin charter flights from San Juan to Havana and is planning to offer Cuba service from Chicago and Atlanta, Caribbean News Digital reported.

The Miami-based company already offers seven flights a week… Continue reading

Castro boys up to same old tricksAlvaro Vargas LlosaFrom: The AustralianApril 29, 2011 12:00AM

THE point of the recent Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba, we had been led to believe, was to rejuvenate and modernise the structures of… Continue reading

C&T expanding Cuba charter routes

C&T Charters will begin charter flights from San Juan to Havana and is planning to offer Cuba service from Chicago and Atlanta, Caribbean News Digital reported.

The Miami-based company already offers seven flights a week… Continue reading

Cuba's cigar industry

Smoked outRolling up under-the-counter trading in an emblematic productApr 28th 2011 | HAVANA | from the print edition

What price a Cohiba?

ONE of the reforms approved at this month's Congress of Cuba's ruling Communist Party was… Continue reading

Cuba needs to adapt to economic realities2011-04-28 18:38

Last week, Cuban President Raul Castro endorsed sweeping economic reforms, proposed term limits for government and Communist Party officials, and conceded that the party's failure to groom a new generation of leaders… Continue reading

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