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Daily Archives: April 14, 2011

Does a Revolutionary Social Pact Exist in Cuba?April 13, 2011Haroldo Dilla Alfonso

HAVANA TIMES, April 13 — It has become fashionable (and it's good that it has) to talk about the so-called revolutionary social pact and its crisis. Flowing from… Continue reading

Young Cubans Unsure Where to Turn for Decent JobsBy Ivet González

HAVANA, Apr 14, 2011 (IPS) – In the throes of Cuba's economic "reorganisation," young people are walking a tightrope towards an uncertain employment future. They are finding it increasingly… Continue reading

Cuba faces its worst drought for 50 years14 April 2011 Last updated at 10:02 GMT

Cuba is facing its worst drought in half a century, with tens of thousands of families almost entirely reliant on water trucks for essential supplies.… Continue reading

Cuban migrants repatriated by Coast Guard

The U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday repatriated 10 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, according to an e-mailed statement. One is still awaiting further disposition.

Six of the migrants were found Sunday aboard… Continue reading

The World is Upside Down / Iván GarcíaIván García, Translator: Raul G.

Democracy is stammering. Let's take a look.

I think it's a good thing that bloodstained dictators, who savagely violate the essential freedoms of their citizens, be forced to… Continue reading

Work on worn-out rail tracks beginning

Using imported rails from Russia and concrete ties made in a new Cuban plant, work crews have concluded reconditioning 15 miles of track along the island's main trunk railroad within 75 days, Granma reported.… Continue reading

9 Cuban immigrants land on Mona IslandApril 14, 2010Printby The Daily Sun staff

A group of nine Cubans landed on Mona Island early Tuesday morning and surrendered to Park Rangers after making an illegal entry into the United States territory.A… Continue reading

Havana affected by growing water shortage

HAVANA, Apr 12, 2011 (Xinhua via COMTEX) — The water supply to Cuban capital Havana and the province around it faces the most critical level in the last 50 years, which could worsen if… Continue reading

April 12, 2011 11:52 PM

Cuba just isn't the same anymorePosted by Portia Siegelbaum

HAVANA – Cuba just isn't the same anymore — not for those who opt to leave for Miami or Spain, not for those who stayed and… Continue reading

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