Daily Archives: March 7, 2014
The Ministry of Revenge Imparts Punishment in the Castros’ Cuba / Angel Santiesteban Posted on March 6, 2014
Raul Castro, are you satisfied now?
One year can be a sigh in time or an interminable nightmare; it depends on how… Continue reading
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
Alan Gross, imprisoned by Cuba, left behind by Obama 4:57 PM 03/06/2014 Keith Farrell Advocate, Young Voices
An American citizen has been unjustly imprisoned by the communist government of Cuba for over four years. He has lost over 100 lbs,… 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 agrees to open talks with EU on new political accord BY DANIEL TROTTA HAVANA Thu Mar 6, 2014 1:48pm EST
(Reuters) – Cuba accepted a proposal by the European Union to open negotiations on a new political accord, saying… 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