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Daily Archives: October 10, 2014

Activists gather around four points of consensus / 14ymedio Posted on October 9, 2014

14YMEDIO, Havana, September 25, 2014 – An important meeting of Cuban civil society took place this Thursday in Havana, involving 16 activists from across the country,… Continue reading

The Eternal Scapegoat / Fernando Damaso Posted on October 8, 2014

Every year around this time, Cuban authorities put together a report on the damage caused by the “blockade” (in reality an embargo), which this year it will present to… Continue reading

Posted: 8:25 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014

Cuban migration surges over land and by sea By MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN The Associated Press

HAVANA — The number of Cubans heading to the United States has increased dramatically since the island lifted travel… Continue reading

Cuba: Being Accountable to the Public October 9, 2014 Fernando Ravsberg

HAVANA TIMES — An old proverb in Spanish says that to err is human and that only the wise learn from their mistakes. Others insist that showing one’s face,… Continue reading

Canadian jailed in Cuba will appeal: lawyers By Staff The Canadian Press

Lawyers for a Canadian businessman sentenced in Cuba to 15 years in prison say they will appeal the conviction.

Cy Tokmakjian, who owns the Ontario-based automotive company Tokmakjian… Continue reading

Looking at Cuba’s Social Spending Cutbacks October 9, 2014 with our own spyglass

HAVANA TIMES — Cuban economist Jose Luis Rodriguez has brought a shocking fact to light. In an article by the former Minister of the Economy, originally published… Continue reading

History Repeats Itself With Cuba’s Migrants By FRANCES ROBLES OCTOBER 9, 2014 3:00 PMOctober 9, 2014 3:00 pm

Frances Robles is a correspondent in Miami. Her article today, about the influx of Cubans making their way to Miami on makeshift… Continue reading

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