Daily Archives: July 31, 2014
U.S. turns back Central Americans, welcomes ‘dusty foot’ Cubans By By Patricia Zengerle and David Adams By Patricia Zengerle and David Adams
WASHINGTON/MIAMI (Reuters) – Yasel Lopez’s journey to the United States was as harrowing as any endured by the… Continue reading
What We Don’t Talk About / Regina Coyula Posted on July 30, 2014
My husband has dengue fever. Or chikunguya, what the difference is can only be known after a long-awaited test. We needed to find our family doctor because… Continue reading
Cuban basketball player defects Thursday, July 31, 2014 | 4:01 AM
HAVANA, Scotland – A player on Cuba’s national basketball team, Alexei Mestre, has defected ahead of a tournament in Mexico, the official newspaper Granma said Wednesday.
Granma obliquely disclosed… Continue reading
Cuba: Alan Gross Deep in Depression July 30, 2014 Refuses to Receive Most Visitors in Cuba Wilfredo Cancio Isla (Café Fuerte)
HAVANA TIMES — Alan Gross, the US citizen sentenced to 15 years in prison in Cuba, has lost the… Continue reading
Cuba Sees Slowdown in International Tourism
HAVANA – Foreign tourist arrivals are continuing to slow, declining 1.4 percent last month compared with June 2013, Cuban official media said on Wednesday.
Last month, 181,269 international visitors arrived on the island, 2,588… Continue reading
How to view a changing Cuba By Kevin O’Donnell
GPS intern Kevin O’Donnell speaks with Jorge Dominguez, professor of Mexico studies at Harvard University, faculty associate of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies and the author of numerous… Continue reading