Daily Archives: September 27, 2014
Cuban government kicks up stink over Che cologne AFP SEPTEMBER 28, 2014 2:31AM
THE Cuban government today denounced a state-run company for using the “sacred” names of late Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez and legendary Argentine revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara for… Continue reading
“J’Accuse” from a High Position / 14ymedio Posted on September 27, 2014
An official with the Housing Institute denounces corruption and privileges, as well as reprisals taken against his family.
14ymedio, September 24, 2014 – Before leaving Cuba in October,… Continue reading
Angel Santiesteban’s New Dossier Posted on September 26, 2014
The mechanism of annulment is cleanly bureaucratic: You can’t hire an attorney without having completed the dossier. The prosecution prepares its case in the dungeons.
Havana, Cuba. In the… Continue reading
Hey, “Mamá Iné”!… Are We Out of Coffee Too? / Miriam Celaya Posted on September 26, 2014
14ymedio, Havana, Miriam Celaya, 5 September 2014 — On Wednesday September 3rd, the official press conveyed another grim announcement to the Cuban people.… Continue reading
The “Hero” Who Couldn’t Find the Entrance / Angel Santiesteban Posted on September 26, 2014
A great truth was revealed at the VIII Conference of the National Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC, by its Spanish initials).
We… Continue reading
Let’s Join “The Death of The Cat” in Denouncing the Castro Dictatorship at FIBABC Posted on September 26, 2014
For my soul brother Angel Santiesteban, prisoner of Cuba for thinking differently.
For my second father, Raul Guerra, who died intoxicated… Continue reading
Cuban cabinet change aims to boost flagging economy BY DANIEL TROTTA HAVANA Fri Sep 26, 2014 4:03pm EDT
(Reuters) – With Cuba’s economy flagging, President Raul Castro has turned to his most trusted economic adviser, Marino Murillo, granting him more… Continue reading
South Africa to provide Cuba with $30 mn in aid Published September 26, 2014 EFE
South Africa intends to provide Cuba with $31.2 million to help promote agriculture and rebuild infrastructure as a part of the bilateral cooperation agreement signed… Continue reading
U.S. reaffirms opposition to Cuba attending Americas Summit Published September 26, 2014 EFE
The United States reaffirmed Friday its opposition to Cuba’s participation in the Americas Summit, on grounds that only “democratic” countries should attend, but did not specify whether… Continue reading
Cuba’s Financial Headaches September 26, 2014 Rosa Martínez
HAVANA TIMES — It’s clear not all Cubans have the same economic situation, but what’s certain is that the vast majority have salaries that last them a mere 8 to 10 days… Continue reading
As the Garbage Piles Up in Alamar September 25, 2014 Ernesto Carralero
HAVANA TIMES — Every step you take in Alamar in East Havana invites you to reflect upon your surroundings. It seems that the city is becoming one big… Continue reading
Cuba Begins to Unite Private Enterprise, Tourism HAVANA — Sep 27, 2014, 12:03 AM ET By ANDREA RODRIGUEZ and MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN Associated Press
Tourists sit in a classic American car in Old Havana, Cuba, Friday, Sept. 26, 2014. Tourism is… Continue reading