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Daily Archives: January 9, 2015

Cuba: The Empty Rostrum January 6, 2015 Irina Echarry

HAVANA TIMES — The last moments of 2014 were quite eventful. Occupied in my own, personal matters, I haven’t been out of the house in many days, but have kept abreast… Continue reading

Chasing After Concrete Blocks in Cuba January 7, 2015 Jorge Milanés Despaigne

HAVANA TIMES — “The trucks bring 600 concrete blocks a time,” Belkis says to me with a rude tone of voice.

“That’s fine,” I reply. “But there’s something… Continue reading

Havana’s Unofficial Wi-Fi Zones January 8, 2015 Fernando Ravsberg*

HAVANA TIMES — If a Cuban bureaucrat was given the task of collecting live snails, they would probably manage to escape before he was finished drawing up the resolutions and communiqués… Continue reading

Think Twice Before Buying Cuban Bonds By Katia Porzecanski and Christine Jenkins January 08, 2015

If anyone in the U.S. knows the market for defaulted Cuban debt, it’s Leo Guzman. The walls of Guzman & Co., his Coral Gables (Fla.)-based… Continue reading

Will Cuba rejoin the IMF? JAMES M. BOUGHTON 10 HOURS AGO

The restoration of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States unlocks new prospects for the island’s economy. Some steps, including the removal of the U.S. trade embargo, are… Continue reading

Miami’s Younger Cubans Break With Past Native-Born Cuban Americans More Open to Detente With Havana Than Their Exiled Kin, Amid Changing Demographics By REED JOHNSON Jan. 6, 2015 7:46 p.m. ET

MIAMI—Last month, President Barack Obama proclaimed “a new approach”… Continue reading

Cuba Is Reported to Release 26 Dissidents By RANDAL C. ARCHIBOLDJAN. 8, 2015

MEXICO CITY — After a flurry of arrests in recent weeks raised questions about its human rights record, Cuba on Thursday released more than two dozen dissidents,… Continue reading

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