Daily Archives: January 19, 2015
Cuba is the Black Sheep of Human Rights / 14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar & Elizardo Sanchez Posted on January 19, 2015
14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar, Havana, 10 December 2014* — Coinciding with the observance of International Human Rights Day today, we spoke… Continue reading
The Guidelines that Failed / 14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar Posted on January 18, 2015
14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar, Havana, 16 January 2015 — After so many years of demanding an end to the American blockade, the Cuban government discovered it is not… Continue reading
Miami: The Havana That Could Not Be / Ivan Garcia Posted on January 18, 2015
As the plane begins its descent towards Miami on a flight from San Diego, the first thing a resident of Cuba notices is the incredible… Continue reading
Insects cause plague on Cuban Malanga crops
Cuban scientists found that the country’s farms of Malanga, a brown and edible tuber widely cultivated in tropical regions, were suffering a devastating plague called Tarophagus colocasiae, local media reported on Saturday.
Sergio… Continue reading
Jamaica government prepared to facilitate investor interest in Cuba Published on January 19, 2015 By Douglas McIntosh
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — State minister for foreign affairs and foreign trade, Arnaldo Brown, says the Jamaican government is prepared to assist, in… Continue reading
US lawmakers, dissidents meet in Havana
Havana (AFP) – A delegation of US lawmakers headed by Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy met Sunday with dissidents for the first time since the countries announced plans to normalize ties, an activist said.
The… Continue reading
Cuban Health Worker in Africa to Fight Ebola Dies of Malaria HAVANA — Jan 18, 2015, 10:47 PM ET
A Cuban health worker sent to Sierra Leone as part of a team to help fight Ebola has died of malaria.… Continue reading
Abu Dhabi fund offers $57 mn loans for clean energy
Abu Dhabi (AFP) – An Abu Dhabi fund said Sunday that it will provide $57 million worth of concessional loans for clean energy projects in five developing countries.
The projects… Continue reading
Yankee Comandante in Fidel Castro’s Cuba BY MICHAEL SALLAH AND MITCH WEISSSPECIAL TO THE MIAMI HERALD 01/17/2015 1:42 PM 01/17/2015 5:27 PM
Editor’s Note: Much has been written about William Alexander Morgan, an American who emerged as one of the… Continue reading