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Daily Archives: April 19, 2011

SEC pressing Spanish bank on Cuba

U.S. stock exchange regulators asked Spanish bank BBVA to explain the presence of an employee in Havana, El País reported.

Like those of many other foreign multinationals, BBVA shares trade on the New York… Continue reading

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Young People Look AbroadBy Dalia Acosta

HAVANA, Apr 18, 2011 (IPS) – While for their parents, leaving Cuba was a traumatic event because of the impossibility of returning, for younger generations, "moving abroad" is becoming more and more of… Continue reading

China praises Cuba's planned economic reformsThe Associated PressPosted: 04/19/2011 02:09:37 AM PDT

BEIJING—China has praised Cuba's ruling Communist Party for approving sweeping economic and social reforms.

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said Tuesday the decisions made during Cuba's Sixth… Continue reading

Posted on Monday, 04.18.11

Cuba approves economic changes at party summitBy PAUL HAVENAssociated Press

HAVANA — A day after Cuban media revealed that a Communist Party summit had approved sweeping economic changes and elected a new leadership – without saying… Continue reading

Posted on Monday, 04.18.11

Raul Castro votes for new party leaderBy PETER ORSIThe Associated Press

HAVANA — Cuba's Communist Party has begun the process of electing new leaders in a vote that is likely to formally name Raul Castro first… Continue reading

Ladies in White defy Castro regime crackdownBy Alberto de la Cruz on 04/18/2011 – 6:20 am PDT — Headlines

While the Castro dictatorship attempted to keep any and all dissidents and opposition leaders from protesting publicly during the Cuban Communist… Continue reading

April 18, 2011 1:27 PM

Exclusive: Jewish group visits Alan Gross in Cuban jailPosted by Portia Siegelbaum

HAVANA – American contractor Alan Gross, serving a 15-year sentence for sedition, was allowed a visit Monday morning by leaders of Cuba's Jewish… Continue reading

Posted on Mon, Apr. 18, 2011

Cubans wary of proposalRaul Castro called for term limits. Dissidents say it's a way for him to hold on to power.By Juan O. Tamayo

THE MIAMI HERALDMIAMI – Dissidents in Cuba on Sunday dismissed… Continue reading

Cuba: in wait for changesApr 18, 2011 17:07 Moscow Time

Nikolai Kalashnikov, Deputy Director of the Latin American Institute at the Russian Academy of Science:

The reforms were started unofficially with the beginning of the government of Raul Castro, five… Continue reading

Castro hints at end of Cuba's family dynastyPAUL HAVENHAVANA— The Associated PressLast updated Sunday, Apr. 17, 2011 5:27PM EDT

Fidel Castro apologized on Sunday for not making it to a military parade celebrating the 50th anniversary of his victory over… Continue reading

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