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Monthly Archives: April 2013

Posted on Friday, 04.26.13

Cuba ends half-century ban on pro boxing By ANNE-MARIE GARCIA Associated Press

HAVANA — Cuba is breaking a five-decade ban on professional boxing and joining an international semipro league. Fighters will compete for sponsored teams, box… Continue reading

25 April 2013 Last updated at 13:30 CET

GMA dares gov’t to bring in Cuban doctors By myjoyonline

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has dared government to bring in Cuban doctors to man public hospitals, as it has been suggested… Continue reading

The Nature of Socialism / Rafael Leon Rodriguez Posted on April 23, 2013

The “handpicked” successor of the late comandante Hugo Chavez was elected and is not the new president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro. Starting off,… Continue reading

First Hand Prohibitions that Affect our Economy / Yusnaby Perez Posted on April 24, 2013

To: Manuel Antonio Vale Marrero (President of the Metropolitan Bank) cc: Ernesto Medina Villaveirán (President of the Central Bank of Cuba) cc: Granma newspaper

Issue:… Continue reading

Citizen Ambassador / Miguel Iturria Savon Posted on April 23, 2013

The newspapers and TV news in Spain barely report on news from Cuba, where not everything happens between the orders and the execution of the orders, nor does the… Continue reading

April 24, 2013, 12:47 p.m. ET

Cuba’s Oil Bust By MARY ANASTASIA O’GRADY

Remember all the hype about Cuba drilling for oil in Caribbean waters and American companies missing out on the bonanza because of the U.S. embargo? Well, like… Continue reading

What Cuba does to its own people The daughter of pro-democracy activist Oswaldo Payá tells the story of his death at the hands of state security By Rosa María Payá Acevedo / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, April 25, 2013,… Continue reading

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The Cuban Spring Posted: 04/23/2013 4:14 pm

As someone who writes about ABCs (American Born Cubans), Cuba, and Cuban-Americans, people often ask me the following question: “If it’s so bad in Cuba, why don’t Cubans… Continue reading

Cuba’s Pending Racial Debate April 23, 2013 Fernando Ravsberg*

HAVANA TIMES — In 1925, Las Margaritas, the birthplace of Cuban singer Celia Cruz, was one of Havana’s poor black neighborhoods. Today, the children who live in this shantytown have free… Continue reading

Cuba Presents its Human Rights Report April 23, 2013

HAVANA TIMES – The Cuban government presented today in Havana its report on the human rights situation on the island, which will be submitted to the May 1st Universal Periodic Review… Continue reading

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