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Daily Archives: September 8, 2011

Madrid says Cuba wrong to boot Spanish journalistPublished September 07, 2011EFE

Madrid – Spain's foreign minister said Wednesday that Cuba made a "great mistake" in declining to renew the work permit of a Spanish journalist who reported from the island… Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, 09.08.11

Hopes rise for release of American jailed in CubaBy PAUL HAVENAssociated Press

HAVANA — A surprise visit by former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson has revived hope Cuba may soon free a U.S. government subcontractor whose… Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, 09.08.11

Cuba's next Defense Minister a puzzleBy Juan O. Tamayojtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com

Cuba's next Armed Forces Minister will be an old comrade-in-arms of Raúl Castro. Or a younger man whose selection will hint at the island's future leadership. Or… Continue reading

Cuba Dissidents Score Win with Gay WeddingSeptember 7, 2011Alfredo Fernandez

Yoani Sanchez (in red) at the "Gay Wedding" on August 13th. Photo: Jorge Luis Baños/IPS

"Pulling a victory out of the fridge" is an expression used in Cuba by sports… Continue reading

Energy Resources

Don't talk oil with Cuba, lawmaker warnsPublished: Sept. 7, 2011 at 8:45 AM

WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 (UPI) — Washington is sending the wrong message by having a delegation in Cuba review the country's plans to drill offshore for… Continue reading

Castro sics dogs on flower-carrying womenPosted: September 06, 20116:12 pm EasternNat Hentoff

Among the bravest and most persistent protesters against dictatorial regimes have been, for years, the Ladies in White of Cuba. With Fidel presumably sidelined, his brother Raul carries… Continue reading

Posted on Tuesday, 09.06.11

Journalists: Raúl Castro tightens screws in Cuba

Cuba rejected admission for a French agency's correspondent, and a reporter for Spain's El País newspaper was denied a license renewal to work there.By Juan O. Tamayojtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com

The Cuban… Continue reading

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