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Daily Archives: May 9, 2014

Cuba: Challenging the Future Mounted on a Raft / Ivan Garcia Posted on May 8, 2014

It’s like playing Russian Roulette. Although the numbers are terrifying– one in three rafters is a snack for the sharks — many people in… Continue reading

Cuba: The Numbers Don’t Add Up / Ivan Garcia Posted on May 8, 2014

Olga, a 62-year-old engineer, spends 11.50 CUC a month (about US $13.00) on two bags of powdered milk for herself and her family.

“I don’t consider… Continue reading

On Different Sides / Fernando Damaso Posted on May 6, 2014

For some time the official discourse in Cuba has gone one way and the lives of Cubans have gone another. The agreements and guidelines are a part of the… Continue reading

Cuba-United States: Focusing on Transparency / Ivan Garcia Posted on May 7, 2014

There are not always good arguments for trampling on the jurisdiction of a foreign nation. The Cold War mentality is still latent in the behavior of certain… Continue reading

France expands trade credit program

CUBA STANDARD — Continuing French efforts to revive trade and investment ties with Cuba, the two governments amended on May 6 in Havana a short-term credit line agreement backed by French export guarantee agency Coface.… Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, 05.08.14

Crist criticized for planning trip to Cuba BY BRENDAN FARRINGTON AP POLITICAL WRITER

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist criticized his opponent for traveling to Cuba on a fact-finding trip. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Crist… Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, 05.08.14

The plight of Alan Gross BY BASILIO GUZMAN CUBACENTER.ORG

I sympathize with the plight of Alan Gross, a USAID contractor unjustly sentenced to 15 years in a Cuban prison. Some reports have said he is, or… Continue reading

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