Daily Archives: October 14, 2011
Cuba Develops New Socialist Golf CoursesOctober 14, 2011Isbel Diaz Torres
HAVANA TIMES, Oct. 14 — It's already public that the Cuba government plans to allow foreigners to acquire properties in perpetuity in ultra-modern golf course communities. The ultimate goal seems… Continue reading
Posted on Friday, 10.14.11
AP sources: US offered Cuba swap for AmericanBy DESMOND BUTLER and JESSICA GRESKOAssociated Press
WASHINGTON — The United States offered to let a convicted Cuban spy return home in exchange for the release of an imprisoned… Continue reading
Cuban cigar sales on the rise againProduction of Cuban cigars are once again on the rise after falling victim to smoking bans and the international financial crisis.10:45PM BST 14 Jun 2011
The dexterous fingers of Cuba's cigar makers rolled out… Continue reading
Posted on Thursday, 10.13.11Venezuela
Chávez gives $1.5 billion to Cuba and ALBA
Documents detail the millions of dollars that Venezuela has used to finance projects in Cuba and other allied countries.By Antonio Maria Delgadoadelgado@elnuevoherald.com
Venezuela spent more than $1.5… Continue reading
The Boys in Vermilion / Luis Felipe RojasLuis Felipe Rojas, Translator: Raul G.
The remainder of the year threatens to be a difficult time for them. Very soon they will no longer be among the ranks of what once was… Continue reading
The New Prison, the New School / Luis Felipe RojasLuis Felipe Rojas, Translator: Raul G.
Numerous facilities which functioned as schools decades ago are now being used as detention centers in the Eastern province of Holguin. Until recently, in the… Continue reading