Daily Archives: May 9, 2011
Cuba releases vague guidelines for economic changes that will allow private property salesThe Canadian PressBy Paul Haven, The Associated Press | The Canadian Press
HAVANA – Cuba made official on Monday what had been rumoured for weeks: It is legalizing… Continue reading
Cuba studying ways to allow residents to travel abroadBy Shasta Darlington, CNNMay 9, 2011 — Updated 1631 GMT (0031 HKT)
STORY HIGHLIGHTS– The plan is included in 313 guidelines published for the first time Monday– The guidelines do not include… Continue reading
Cuba's Hunt For Oil Raises Questions For U.S.by Nick MiroffMay 9, 2011
In the deep waters off Cuba's north coast, a Chinese-built oil rig is due to begin drilling this fall in an area geologists believe may have huge beds… Continue reading
Juan Wilfredo Soto, Cuban dissident, dies after detentionHe was allegedly beaten by police days earlier.News DeskMay 9, 2011 03:17
A Cuban dissident, Juan Wilfredo Soto, died Sunday, days after allegedly being beaten by police and detained.
Three days before he… Continue reading
Cuban opposition says police killed dissidentMarc Frank, Reuters May 9, 2011, 12:20 am
HAVANA (Reuters) – A Cuban dissident died on Saturday after he was beaten by police following a protest last week in the city of Santa Clara, fellow… Continue reading
The Story That Wasn't / Yoani SánchezTranslator: Unstated, Yoani Sánchez
Today I was going to publish a text about Mother's Day, a brief vignette where I would tell of my mother, her hands smelling of onions, garlic and cumin… from… Continue reading
8 May 2011 Last updated at 21:35 GMT
Cuba dissident Juan Wilfredo Soto 'dies after arrest'
A Cuban government opponent has died several days after being arrested and allegedly beaten by police, dissidents have said.
Juan Wilfredo Soto, 46, had… Continue reading
Posted on Sunday, 05.08.11
Cuba dissident dies, allies allege police beatingBy ANDREA RODRIGUEZAssociated Press
HAVANA — A Cuban dissident died Sunday following a run-in with authorities at a protest, said fellow government opponents who accused police of beating him and… Continue reading