Daily Archives: August 7, 2014
Rekindling old friendships Cuba is once again resorting to geopolitics to support a failing economy Aug 9th 2014 | MARIEL
CARLITO, a wiry man with greying hair, sits under a palm tree in Mariel, a town on a bay 40km… Continue reading
Polish dairy products interest Cuba August 7, 2014 7:27 am
WARSAW, Aug. 6 — Cuban inspectors are on a tour to around 20 Polish milk processing plants to check their production standards before Cuba decides to buy more Polish milk… Continue reading
CUBAN AUTHORITIES URGED TO EXPLAIN DETAINED BLOGGER’S DISAPPEARANCE PUBLISHED ON WEDNESDAY 6 AUGUST 2014.
When detained Cuban writer and blogger Angel Santiesteban-Prats disappeared from San Miguel del Padrón prison on 21 July, the authorities said he had escaped but his… Continue reading
Are Routine Power Cuts Back in Cuba? August 6, 2014 Yenisel Rodríguez Perez
HAVANA TIMES – Power cuts that aren’t caused by maintenance or repair work are taking place in certain areas of the Cuban capital. The regularity and persistence… Continue reading
Havana’s Ocean Drive Protests: 20 Years Later August 6, 2014 Jimmy Roque Martínez
HAVANA TIMES – Twenty years have passed since Cuba’s maleconazo, the demonstrations that took place down Havana’s ocean drive on August 5, 1994 – in protest of… Continue reading
US contractor Alan Gross ‘may not survive’ Cuba jail term By Sarah Rainsford BBC News, Havana
The lawyer of a US government contractor imprisoned in Cuba says he doesn’t know how long he will survive in prison.
Alan Gross has… Continue reading
What This Media Outlet Got Wrong About Efforts to Promote Freedom in Cuba Ana Quintana / @Ana_R_Quintana / August 06, 2014
Ana Quintana is a research associate in The Heritage Foundation’s Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies. She specializes in… Continue reading