Daily Archives: August 26, 2014
Wetlands cover nearly one tenth of Cuba English.news.cn 2014-08-26 11:36:24
HAVANA, Aug. 25 (Xinhua) — Wetlands, including inland and coastal swampland, occupied 10,410 square km of land area, or 9.3 percent of Cuba, the Cuban News Agency (ACN) reported Monday.… Continue reading
Official Press: Triumphalism, Blacklisting and Censorship / 14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez Posted on August 25, 2014
14YMEDIO, Havana, Yoani Sanchez, 22 August 2014 – The phone rings and it’s a friend who works for a government publication. She’s content because she’s… Continue reading
A Thief Who Steals from a Thief… / 14ymedio, Miriam Celaya Posted on August 25, 2014
14ymedio, Miriam Celaya, Havana, 23 August 2014 — “Beds, furniture, mattresses, heaters”, is the soft cry from a reseller who prowls around the Carlos… Continue reading
36 Cubans ride a raft to Honduras Published August 25, 2014 EFE
Thirty-six Cubans trying to reach the United States sailed on a raft to the Swan Islands (Islas del Cisne) in the Honduran Caribbean, and will be taken in… Continue reading
Young fan who dresses like Fidel Castro meets his idol
SAN ANTONIO DE LOS BANOS Cuba (Reuters) – All that’s missing is the beard.
An 8-year-old Cuban boy who likes to dress up as Fidel Castro got to meet his… Continue reading
Nearly 500,000 Cubans are self-employed Published August 25, 2014 EFE
The number of workers in Cuba’s private sector continues to rise, so by the end of July there were 471,085 people working for themselves, according to official data released Monday.… Continue reading
Cuba cracks down on Christians PERSECUTION By JULIA A. SEYMOUR Posted Aug. 25, 2014, 11:30 a.m.
Cuba’s communist government has increased its oppression of religious institutions, according to a Christian watchdog group, with reports of religious liberty violations almost doubling… Continue reading