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Daily Archives: April 22, 2011

Reasons for an Injustice / Miriam CelayaMiriam Celaya, Translator: Unstated

As if the proverbial mediocrity of the usual television programming weren't enough, in recent weeks there is a new series, incredibly badly made and edited even worse, that has been… Continue reading

Cuban dancer takes leap and lands in Tampa6:11 PM, Apr 21, 2011Kathryn Bursch

Tampa, Florida – In ballet, it's all about the feet and Nieser Zambrana has them.

"He has outstanding feet," says Peter Stark, the artistic director for Next… Continue reading

China to support Cuba's economic reforms

In a major symbolic gesture of support, Chinese President Hu Jintao pledged to support Cuba on its path of economic reform.

China is Cuba's second-largest economic partner and has provided billions of dollars in… Continue reading

US relaxes donation rules for CubaApril 23, 2011

MIAMI: The US government has released new rules defining which Americans may travel freely to Cuba, making it easier for US schools, churches and cultural groups to visit and increasing the amount… Continue reading

Cruises to Cuba coming?Written by Shawn Dake Shipping News Apr 21, 2011

United Caribbean Lines is a company without ships that isn't anywhere near starting service yet, but has come up with an interesting concept. They plan to use converted… Continue reading

New guidelines issued for travel to CubaBy Jane Engle Los Angeles Times Staff WriterApril 21, 2011, 10:24 a.m.

The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday issued new guidelines for travel to Cuba, more than three months after President Obama announced he… Continue reading

Offshore rig could begin drilling by October

Construction of the Scarabeo 9 platform in Singapore will be completed by the end of June, Saipem SpA, the oil services company that owns the deep-sea drilling rig, said in its first-quarter report.… Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, 04.21.11

US honors Cuban women dissidentsThe Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has honored a group of mothers and wives of Cuban dissidents with an award for defending human rights.

Senior State Department official William Burns… Continue reading

Cuba's communist congress

The start of a long, slow goodbyeAge has at last caught up with the Castros and their revolution. New ideas are emerging slightly faster than new leadersApr 20th 2011 | HAVANA

WHEN serious illness forced him to… Continue reading

Leadership void a worry in CubaThursday, April 21, 2011The RecordTHE ASSOCIATED PRESS

HAVANA — Raul Castro has begged patience from those seeking a generational change in Cuba, saying the country still lacks young leaders with the experience to take the… Continue reading

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Gender Inequality Persists Behind Closed DoorsBy Ivet González

HAVANA, Apr 20, 2011 (IPS) – While gender roles have changed since Cuba's 1959 revolution, inequalities persist among men and women in private life, and young people are both accepting that… Continue reading

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