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Daily Archives: March 7, 2014

Fidel, the Lawyer Who Never Won a Case / Rene Gomez Manzano / HemosOido Posted on March 6, 2014

The awarding of the National Law Prize to Fidel Castro—who abolished the judicial branch, established “revolutionary courts,” did away with procedural… Continue reading

The problem with buying food in Cuba Feb 15, 2014 By Guest columnist By Teresa Sanchez

For many visitors to Havana, the most disappointing thing about the city is the food. Tourists with deep pockets who stay in touristy areas… Continue reading

Cyber-Dissidents and “Changes” in Cuba March 6, 2014 Dariela Aquique

HAVANA TIMES — Cuba’s so-called “cyber-dissidents” have criticized many different aspects of the country’s social, economic and political spheres.

While “fundamentalist government supporters” (as I call them) only scratch the… Continue reading

Cuba: Toward More Fruitful Reforms March 6, 2014 Fernando Ravsberg*

HAVANA TIMES — Cuban President Raul Castro recently acknowledged that “what we do isn’t perfect. Sometimes, lacking experience in some areas, we make mistakes. That is why every matter must… Continue reading

Castro’s Disasterous Caracas Visit By Daniel Lansberg-Rodríguez 23 hours ago The Daily Beast

Deplaning at Venezuela’s Maiquetía airport on Wednesday morning, Raul Castro, was met with all the pomp and circumstance befitting a visiting head of state from a closely… Continue reading

Cuba’s confusing dual currency system Mar 6, 2014 By Guest columnist By Teresa Sanchez

One of the most confusing aspects of living in contemporary Cuba is dealing with its monetary system—the country prints two different currencies.

The currency for Cubans… Continue reading

A Cuba for All Colors March 6, 2014 Ernesto Perez Chang

HAVANA TIMES — Alexis graduated from a Cuban tourism school. He studied to become a chef for years and graduated with honors. In a number of competitions, his teachers… Continue reading

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