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Daily Archives: May 21, 2011

Mexican agribusiness delegation in Cuba

A delegation of Mexican agribusiness executives is scheduled to arrive in Cuba Monday to talk about investments on the island.

The group, headed by Mexican Agriculture Minister Francisco Mayorga Castañeda, will seek opportunities amid a… Continue reading

Posted on Saturday, 05.21.11

New U.S. rules promise legal Cuba travel for manyBy PETER ORSIAssociated Press

HAVANA — The forbidden fruit of American travel is once again within reach. New rules issued by the Obama administration will allow Americans wide… Continue reading

I Will Go / Mario BarossoMario Barosso, Translator: Raul G.

by Yoaxis Marcheco Suarez

The burial of Juan Wilfredo Soto Garcia began on foot from the funeral home to Camacho Street where the Santa Clara cemetery is located, and there… Continue reading

Correctives / Yoani SánchezTranslator: Unstated, Yoani Sánchez

We are experiencing another turn of the screw of intolerance. Just when individual daring is gaining ground here and there, the times of admonishment come along. The first signs appeared with the TV… Continue reading

Coast Guard Repatriates Migrants35 Haitians and 23 Cubans were repatriatedFriday, May 20, 2011 | Updated 2:34 PM EDT

The U.S. Coast Guard repatriated 35 Haitians and 23 Cubans on Friday after they were detained in separate incidents.

On Thursday a… Continue reading

Expanded U.S. farm exports to Cuba on horizonFri, 2011-05-20 14:31Cary Blake

'Tense' might best describe the political relationship between the United States and Cuba over the last 50 years. Yet, expanded efforts by both governments over the last decade suggest… Continue reading

Posted on Friday, 05.20.11OIL DRILLING

Oil rig to drill south of Keys by September

Platform nearly complete; Ros-Lehtinen supports bill to sanction oil companiesBy David GoodhueFlorida Keys Keynoter

U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, whose constituency includes the Keys, said this week… Continue reading

Nickel price rally stalls, outlook down

Troubling Cuban efforts to re-emerge from its 2009-10 cash crunch, the recovery of nickel prices since a dive in 2008 has stalled again in March, and prices may continue to stagnate or slide this… Continue reading

Repression: Quarry of Dissent / Miriam CelayaMiriam Celaya, Translator: Norma Whiting

After the close of the Sixth Congress of the Communist Party, which officially established its approval of the stagnation of the system, and circumvented the changes of large social… Continue reading

Cuba cracks down on "Guayabera" crimeBy Marc Frank in Havana

Published: May 20 2011 13:43 | Last updated: May 20 2011 13:43

One morning this month the nearly half a million inhabitants of Sancti Spiritus, a leafy province in central… Continue reading

Gold mine in eastern Cuba to re-open

A gold mine in eastern Cuba will "soon" reopen, Deputy Basic Industries Minister Iván Martínez said, according to official media.

The Oro-Barita project at El Cobre near Santiago de Cuba is financed by… Continue reading

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