Daily Archives: July 2, 2011
CUBA PLANS TO CUT SPENDING THROUGH 2016
HAVANA, July 2 (NNN-Prensa Latina) — Cutting spending is one of the main objectives of Cuba's economic strategy through 2016, according to a report published Friday on a Council of Ministers meeting.
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Chavez illness a wake-up call for worried CubaReuters By Jeff Franks | Reuters – Fri, Jul 1, 2011
HAVANA (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's admission that he is battling cancer has given Cuba new worries as it ponders the… Continue reading
Cuba: Authorities Step Up Harassment Of Independent News CentreWritten by: Reporters Without BordersJuly 2, 2011Bookmark and Share
The Cuban authorities are waging a campaign to intimidate Hablemos Press, a Havana-based independent news centre, presumably because of its criticism of the… Continue reading
Cuba says baseball player defects in the NetherlandsPublished July 01, 2011EFE
Havana – Cuban baseball player Gerardo Concepcion defected during a tournament in the Netherlands, official media on the island said.
A brief reference at the end of an… Continue reading
Posted on Friday, 07.01.11
US issuing licenses for increased Cuba travelBy PETER ORSIAssociated Press
HAVANA — Washington has begun issuing travel licenses that promise to bring thousands more U.S. visitors each year on legal trips to Cuba.
A U.S. Treasury… Continue reading
Posted on Saturday, 07.02.11
Havana's small community of Twitterati meets IRLBy ANDREA RODRIGUEZ and PETER ORSIAssociated Press
HAVANA — A few dozen members of Cuba's small but growing Twitter community have met in real space for the first time. They… Continue reading
Posted on Saturday, 07.02.11Immigrants
7 rafters at sea rescued by Oasis of the Seas cruise shipBy Amrita Jayakumarajayakumar@MiamiHerald.co
Cruise ships now have another attraction to offer tourists: dramatic rescues at sea.
Seven rafters were rescued by the cruise ship Oasis… Continue reading