Daily Archives: May 17, 2011
Marambio, the Fugitive Favored Son / Yoani SánchezTranslator: Unstated, Yoani Sánchez
The vividly colored tetra packs with fruit juices and the striking "Tropical Island" logo have returned to the market. They disappeared for several months, while the Rio Zaza Food… Continue reading
New rules usher in revival for Cuban foodMonday, May 16, 2011By Peter Orsi, AP
HAVANA, Cuba — Ramon Menendez went to his grave in the 1980s believing that his family grocery, shut down by Fidel Castro's revolution, would one day… Continue reading
Activists battle attacks on freedom of expression
Pablo Pacheco Ávila, 41, independent journalist and blogger, Cuba.
Pablo PachecoIn 2003, I was sentenced to 20 years in prison for my work as an independent journalist in Cuba.
Prison conditions were terrible… Continue reading
Granma, Napoleon and the Insurgents / Miguel Iturria SavónMiguel Iturria Savón, Translator: Unstated
Tuesday 9 May, on listening to the reading, on the National Television News, of the official daily press note from Granma, the official organ of the Communist… Continue reading