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Daily Archives: August 3, 2011

Key political risks to watch in CubaBy Jeff FranksHAVANA | Wed Aug 3, 2011 12:22pm EDT

Aug 3 (Reuters) – Cuba is pressing ahead with economic reforms aimed at loosening state control but struggling against old mind-sets that are slowing… Continue reading

Lorne Gunter: Cuba needs a day at the mallLorne GunterLast Updated: Aug 2, 2011 12:45 PM ETReuters

Since taking over from his brother Fidel as head of the Cuban government in 2008, Raul Castro has slowly nudged his socialist country… Continue reading

Cubans Set for Big Change: Right to Buy HomesThe New York TimesBy DAMIEN CAVEPublished: August 2, 2011

HAVANA — José is an eager almost-entrepreneur with big plans for Cuban real estate. Right now he works illegally on trades, linking up… Continue reading

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Democrat, State Dept end impasse on Cuba moneyBy DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press

WASHINGTON — A senior Democratic senator and the State Department have resolved their dispute over U.S. aid to a program that promotes democracy in communist… Continue reading

Response from the Great Beyond / Regina CoyulaRegina Coyula, Translator: Unstated

In the Plaza de la Revolution they erected a few years ago a statue of Camilo Cienfuegos, a hero of the struggle against Batista, who enjoyed great sympathy and… Continue reading

Two Laws in Cuba / Jeovany J. VegaJeovany J. Vega, Translator: Unstated

There are two laws in Cuba: the first, written in ink, the second in frustration and pain. The first, a symbolism that rests on sterile paper, in the… Continue reading

Globalization, a Complicated Word / Fernando DámasoFernando Dámaso, Translator: Unstated

Globalization, like as a natural process of mankind's development, is making strides and establishing itself across the geography of the planet, including in countries both large and small, powerful or… Continue reading

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