Daily Archives: May 10, 2014
Analysis: Cuba’s new foreign investment law, part 3: Labor By José Manuel Pallí, Esq.
If you were to compare the Cuban foreign investment law (CFIL), and I mean the one still in force (that is the old one, Ley 77/95,… Continue reading
A Hero and a Villain / Angel Santiesteban Posted on May 9, 2014
To be a Cuban dissident in prison — who doesn’t tremble at denouncing the Castro dictatorship — and to be designated by Reporters without Borders as one… Continue reading
The Collapse of ETECSA / Lourdes Gomez Posted on May 9, 2014
“The mobile phone you are calling is turned off or is out of the coverage area,” is the response Cuban mobile phone users commonly receive these days. As… Continue reading
Direct Flights to Connect Zurich, Havana 05.09.2014
With the purpose of positioning Cuba among the main tourist destinations in the Caribbean, a new operation of the Swiss airline Edelweiss Air AG will begin on May 8 to connect Zurich and… Continue reading
Cuba hosts Russian-led bank meeting Email This Post CUBA STANDARD — Joining a Russian-led effort, Cuba hosted a two-day meeting of the International Investment Bank (IIB).
Surging amid the conflict in Ukraine, the IIB is an apparent attempt by Russia… Continue reading
Cuba Has a New Unified Payment System May 9, 2014 By Café Fuerte
“What currency do I pay in?” A growing dilemma in anticipation of Cuba’s imminent monetary unification. HAVANA TIMES — The option of purchasing products at hard currency… Continue reading
Crist should leave Cuba embargo to Congress: Editorial 12:00 a.m. EDT, May 10, 2014
If Charlie Crist is floating a trial balloon about a possible trip to Cuba, he should prick it with a pin right now.
Getting publicity during… Continue reading
Politics Seen in Cuban Accusations of Military Plot by Miami Men By FRANCES ROBLESMAY 8, 2014
MIAMI — There was a time not all that long ago that Santiago Alvarez, a Miami developer, fantasized about swinging an automatic weapon over… Continue reading
Cuba to help Bolivia produce medication, Morales says Published May 10, 2014 EFE
Bolivian President Evo Morales said Friday that he and Cuban counterpart Raul Castro agreed to set up a pharmaceutical plant in the Andean nation.
“We cannot go… Continue reading
Charlie Crist’s epic Cuba flip-flop BY REID WILSON May 9 at 12:43 pm
“I understand that it’s important not to go to Cuba when she’s under the dictatorship, but unfortunately the man I’m running against doesn’t understand that. But I… Continue reading
Posted on Friday, 05.09.14
Report says Cuba’s new foreign investment law violates international labor agreements BY JUAN O. TAMAYO JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM
Cuba’s new foreign investment law violates a string of international agreements on fair labor practices and could lead to legal… Continue reading
Posted on Friday, 05.09.14
Charlie Crist: Cuba embargo, travel ban are ‘definition of insanity’ BY ADAM C. SMITH AND MARC CAPUTO HERALD/TIMES STAFF WRITERS
ST. PETERSBURG — Charlie Crist minces no words describing the government of Cuba: “It’s oppressive. It’s… Continue reading
Rebellion Against the Moringa / Tania Diaz Castro Posted on May 8, 2014
HAVANA, Cuba – Not that my neighbors would agree. It was purely coincidence. While the workers on the state payroll marched in the Plaza of the Revolution,… Continue reading