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Monthly Archives: June 2012

Russian for Cuba's oil Soviet-built 'Songa Mercur' platform boosts Cuba's hopes of oil riches. And its operators don't seem to care about US trade sanctions. Nick MiroffJune 28, 2012 06:00 Working on an oil rig in Cuba. The islan... Continue reading
Cuba struggles for food self-sufficiency by: W. T. Whitney Jr. June 27 2012 Responding to popular expectations, diminished worker productivity, the U.S. blockade, and skyrocketing costs of imports - particularly food - Cuba is restructuring its econ... Continue reading
Repression of Religious Minorities / Wendy Iriepa and Ignacio Estrada Translator: M. Ouellette, Wendy Iriepa and Ignacio Estrada The levels of intimidation and repression of religious freedom on the island are the highest since 1980, according to a ... Continue reading
Omen / Cuban Law Association, Wilfredo Vallín Almeida Cuban Law Association, Translator: Maria Montoto, Wilfredo Vallin Almeida By Wilfredo Vallin Almeida The multifamily building lies in ruins. A mountain of rubble rises now in its place occu... Continue reading
Castro's Too Repressive for Al Jazeera at 12:01 AM Wednesday, June 20, 2012 The Al Jazeera television network has closed its Havana bureau. According to Diario de Cuba, the network has grown tired of dealing with the Castro regime, which constant... Continue reading
The CIA Should Declare Bankruptcy June 26, 2012 Alfredo Fernandez HAVANA TIMES — If indeed the CIA was the sponsor of the recently concluded "Festival Clic" in Havana, the leaders of that notorious international agency should seriously c... Continue reading
June 26, 2012, 6:49 p.m. ET How Cuba Became a 'Happy' Country Citizens flee on rafts. But environmentalists know better. By MATTHEW SINCLAIR In what league does Iraq beat Britain, Haiti beat the United States, and Afghanistan beat Denmark? Political c... Continue reading
Posted on Wednesday, 06.27.12 IKEA asks for help in Cuban prison labor probe The Swedish furniture giant has set up a hotline and asked anyone with information on a 1987 contract to make furniture in Cuban prisons for IKEA to call By Juan O. Tamayo... Continue reading
The Law on Emigration and Its Effect / Anddy Sierra Alvarez Anddy Sierra Alvarez, Translator: Unstated Raúl Castro spoke about the laws governing Cuban emigration, giving hope to the citizens of Cuba that they would gain the freedom to travel, ... Continue reading
Connecting as Fast as You Can Click… / Lilianne Ruíz Lilianne Ruíz, Translator: Unstated It must seem incredible to have a technology Festival without access to the Internet. This didn't weaken the perception of breathing fresh air ... Continue reading
Cuba: Reason Stands Up to Slander June 26, 2012 Pedro Campos HAVANA TIMES — An editorial in the official Cubadebate website linked the recently concluded "Festival Clic" with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the anti-Cuban schem... Continue reading
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