Daily Archives: July 5, 2011
Sell and Leave / Yoani SánchezTranslator: Unstated, Yoani Sánchez
News has several lives on this Island. First they hint at something but don't publish it, then they announce it tersely in some national media, and later its echo repeatedly feeds… Continue reading
Cuba To Invest US$200 Million To Revive Citrus Industry
HAVANA, July 5 (Bernama) — Cuba will invest US$200 million in the Caribbean island's ailing citrus industry to increase citrus production and re-establish it as an exporter of the tropical fruit,… Continue reading
The unknown promise of Internet freedomPETER SINGER
MELBOURNE – Google has withdrawn from China, arguing that it is no longer willing to design its search engine to block information that the Chinese government does not wish its citizens to have.… Continue reading
Cuba's economic czar heads new generation of leadersBy Andrea RodriguezAssociated Press5:24 p.m., Monday, July 4, 2011
HAVANA — When Raul Castro acknowledged recently that it was time to hand over power to younger leaders, few were expecting the 80-year-old president… Continue reading
Cuba's hot publishing house? A house of God.
Debates about Cuba's earthly problems are taking place in an unlikely forum.Nick MirofJuly 5, 2011 06:23
HAVANA, Cuba — When leading Cuban writers and intellectuals want to circulate their views in a… Continue reading
Posted on Tuesday, 07.05.11
Coast Guard sends home 122 Haitian, Cuban boatersThe Associated Press
MIAMI — The U.S. Coast Guard has returned more than 120 Cuban and Haitian migrants to their Caribbean homelands.
The Coast Guard says 82 Haitians were… Continue reading
Notes from Captivity XVI / Pablo PachecoPablo Pacheco, Translator: Unstated
The complaints cost me points with the commander.
by Pablo Pacheco Avila
It has been 92 days since my last meeting with my wife and son. I was impatiently looking… Continue reading
George McGovern leaving Cuba without seeing CastroBy PETER ORSI, Associated Press11:31 a.m., July 4, 2011
HAVANA — Former Democratic presidential candidate George McGovern was heading back to the United States on Monday without having seen Fidel Castro, whom he calls… Continue reading
Cuba's secret economyMonday, July 4, 2011Franklin Reyes / AP
This gold tooth maker in Cuba charges up to $40 per tooth, using gold melted down from jewelry and trinkets he buys from secret suppliers.?? He makes his living in Cuba's… Continue reading