Daily Archives: October 6, 2011
Hablemos Press journalist to be expelled from Havana yet again in new crackdownPublished on Thursday 6 October 2011.
Calixto Ramón Martínez Arias, a reporter for the independent news centre Hablemos Press arrested on 30 September and held at the Alternative… Continue reading
Cubans look to private sector to make ends meetBy Marc FrankHAVANA | Wed Oct 5, 2011 6:23pm EDT
(Reuters) – Cubans are finding that working for private employers instead of a paternalistic communist state is putting more money in their… Continue reading
Bacardi, and its yeast, await a return to CubaThe company's original rum production facilities in Cuba were seized in 1960, but the company had gotten its most prized property, its unique yeast, out of the country.By W. Blake Gray Special… Continue reading
Cubans and BlogsOctober 6, 2011Dariela Aquique
Without Internet access many Cubans are limited to the "official version" on issues and events.
HAVANA TIMES, October 6 — I'm sure that if one was to survey a good number of Cubans, the… Continue reading
Notes from Captivity XVIII / Pablo PachecoPablo Pacheco, Translator: Raul G.
Violation of Correspondence II
by Pablo Pacheco Avila
It was a war of nerves between the guards and us on that morning. They passed in front of our cells… Continue reading
My House is Not a Prison / Luis Felipe RojasLuis Felipe Rojas, Translator: Raul G.
That is a principle held by the activists of the internal resistance in Cuba, who have suffered all sorts of restrictions when they decide to… Continue reading