Daily Archives: April 30, 2011
Watching Foreign TV: A Decade of Debt / Laritza DiversentLaritza Diversent, Translator: Raul G.
Jesus still believes that he should not have to pay off a debt for enjoying foreign television.
The restless Jesus Martinez approaches and asks them if… Continue reading
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
Cuba releases five dissidents one day after their arrests(AFP)
HAVANA — Cuban authorities on Friday released dissident Darsi Ferrer and four other members of Cuba's opposition movement who had been arrested the day before while they took part in an… 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
Cuba hunger strikers seek release of jailed U.S. manFri Apr 29, 2011 8:55pm GMT* Dissidents say they have refused medical aid* Say support of Gross is based on human rights* Both have anti-Fidel Castro tattoos
HAVANA, April 29 (Reuters) –… Continue reading
Letters (Unencripted) From Cuba / Ernesto Morales LiceaErnesto Morales Licea, Translator: Unstated
It's not the first time an article by Fernando Ravsberg, Cuban correspondent for the honorable BBC, left me feeling frustrated, bittersweet, as a result of, in my judgment,… Continue reading