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#TWITTHELP / Orlando Luis Pardo LazoOrlando Luis Pardo Lazo, Translator: Claudia Diaz Alemany

The future is so distant. Such a lie that we are going to live it. Such a panic. Such a coward. That. It's better to inhabit it… Continue reading

Gay Pride Parade in Havana / Yoani SánchezTranslator: Unstated, Yoani Sánchez

Translator's note: This post is a longer version, written for the Huffington Post, of the post that appeared in Yoani's blog today.The Paseo del Prado displays its beautiful lion… Continue reading

Train crash injures 79 in Cuba28 June 2011 98 views No Comment BY: BNO News

HAVANA (BNO NEWS) — At least 79 people were injured on Tuesday when two trains collided in the eastern Cuban province of Guantanamo, local newspaper… Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, 06.29.11IMMIGRATION

U.S.: Some non-Mariel Cubans can be deported

U.S. immigration officials said a list of deportable Cubans includes some who didn't arrive in the 1980 Mariel boatlift.By ALFONSO

Cubans convicted of crimes in the United States… Continue reading

Posted on Tuesday, 06.28.11Cuba gays

Cubans stage 'independent' Gay Pride march

Despite gains in recent years, an alternative gay rights group held a small protest in Havana on Tuesday to "demand" respect for the rights of gays.By Juan O. Tamayo… Continue reading

Cuba: For Now, A Country of ContrastsOld world Cuba remains, but for how long?By Irene Bell, ContributorJune 28, 2011 7:00 AM 2

It doesn't take long to be sharply aware we are in a Communist country. The only advertising signs… Continue reading

Yoani Sanchez – Award-Winning Cuban Blogger

A Visit to Cuba's Largest PrisonPosted: 06/27/11 03:30 PM ET

Nine in the morning outside Combinado del Este, the largest prison in Cuba. Dozens of families are gathered to listen to an stern guard… Continue reading

Come get your MBA in…Cuba?June 28, 2011 6:11 pm by Ron Buchanan

Havana may not yet rival Harvard, but an MBA course is shortly to be launched in the communist-ruled Cuban capital. Che Guevara might be turning in his grave.… Continue reading

Still the Same Thing / Iván GarcíaIván García, Translator: Adrian Rodriguez

The fiery debate and emotions around the reforms of General Raul Castro were circumscribed to the air-conditioned rooms of the Palace of Conventions, where between April 16-19 the five… Continue reading

Cuban reforms reveal poor accountingby Staff WritersHavana (UPI) Jun 23, 2011

The Cuban government's initiatives to loosen communist controls and encourage quasi-capitalist liberalization in the burgeoning state sector have revealed major accounting flaws that may point to large-scale misappropriation of… Continue reading

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