Daily Archives: June 20, 2013
Olive Green High Society / Ivan Garcia Posted on June 19, 2013
They have few reasons to envy of their capitalist counterparts. The differences between them are ones of rhetoric and philosophy. The anti-capitalist islanders having studied Marxist manuals and… Continue reading
The Productive Forces and Their Ties / Yoani Sanchez Posted on June 19, 2013
The same day that Marino Murillo, Cuba’s Minister of Economy and Planning, appeared on television explaining the prosperity potential of the Cuban economic model in the… Continue reading
Living In or Among Trash Dumps / Rosa Maria Rodriguez Posted on June 19, 2013
The stench has overwhelmed Cuba for years, and in Havana it is more apparent in neighborhoods where the common people and workers live, where inhabitants… Continue reading
Cuba Courts Japanese Tourists June 18, 2013 | 9:08 am By the Caribbean Journal staff
Travel agents in Japan have begun a major promotional campaign for tourism to Cuba.
The campaign was officially launched by Marcos Rodriguez, Cuba’s Ambassador in… Continue reading
More tour companies get Cuba licenses By Gay Nagle Myers
Several more companies have received licenses to operate people-to-people cultural exchange programs to Cuba.
San Diego-based Classic Journeys offers 10 departures from June 29 to April 5. A seven-night guided… Continue reading
Fear and Loathing in LASA / Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo Posted on June 19, 2013
After three months moving from coast to coast of the United States like an off-balance electron, finally I receive a little from dirty faces, the… Continue reading
Doctors reap in billions as Cuba’s top export By Carlos Batista | AFP
Cuba is out to boost its top export, an ever-more critical pillar of its economy. And it’s not sugar: hired-out Cuban doctors earn the Communist government over… Continue reading
Posted on Thursday, 06.20.13
State Department confirms resumption of migration talks with Havana BY JUAN O. TAMAYO JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM
The U.S. State Department confirmed Wednesday that U.S. and Cuban officials will meet July 17 in Washington to resume long-suspended migration talks,… Continue reading
Developments in Cuba Author: Julia E. Sweig, Nelson and David Rockefeller Senior Fellow for Latin America Studies and Director for Latin America Studies June 19, 2013 Folha de Sao Paulo
Originally published in Portuguese on Folha de Sao Paulo:
In… Continue reading
Vacationer’s minor traffic accident in Cuba costly ordeal BY HUGH ADAMI, OTTAWA CITIZEN JUNE 19, 2013
OTTAWA — Elie Raffoul found out the hard way why driving in Cuba isn’t such a good idea.
The Ottawa man was in an… Continue reading
Cuba Cruise announces partners
CUBA STANDARD — Cuba Cruise Inc., a Calgary-based startup company that offers around-Cuba cruises next winter season, announced partnerships with major tour operators around the globe.
The company, which plans to launch its first cruise Dec.… Continue reading
Posted on Wednesday, 06.19.13
Cuba sentences Canadian businessman to nine years in prison BY JULIAN SHER TORONTO STAR
For almost two years as he sat in a Havana prison awaiting trial on corruption charges, Canadian businessman Sarkis Yacoubian held out… Continue reading