Daily Archives: June 6, 2015
U.S. journalism courses empower Cubans to fight censorship By KATLYN BABYAK Posted June 3, 2015, 04:00 p.m.
Thirty Cubans are taking journalism courses taught by U.S. professors, despite risking arrest and harassment. The U.S. Interests Section in Havana, which replaced… Continue reading
Burma Is A Bad Omen For Hopes Of Change In Cuba
Cubans beware: President Obama thinks that his Burma policy is a success and of a piece with his approach to Havana.
Burma and Cuba are half the world apart… Continue reading
Rubio, seeking more freedoms, throws obstacles in way of Cuba relations By Paul Guzzo | Tribune Staff Published: June 5, 2015 | Updated: June 6, 2015 at 08:40 AM
President Barack Obama’s decision to pull Cuba from the list of… Continue reading
A Reality Check for Visiting Cuba: Not All Cigars and Classic Cars Associated Press June 3, 2015 By Beth J. Harpaz
Travel experts and upscale magazines are urging travel to Cuba before it changes. But visitors envisioning salsa in the… Continue reading
Cuba expands services in health tourism Saturday, June 06, 2015 | 10:20 AM
HAVANA, Cuba (CMC) – Cuban health officials have announced plans to expand services in the area of health tourism in a effort to compete with similar centres… Continue reading
As Cuba trade beckons, U.S. ports jostle to become the gateway BY TIM JOHNSON McClatchy Foreign Staff
As U.S.-Cuban relations emerge from a deep freeze, U.S. port cities desiring to become gateways to the island are jostling for advantage.
Leading… Continue reading
House panel says no to funds for U.S. embassy in Havana BY MARIA RECIO McClatchy Washington Bureau
The White House may be moving quickly to restore full diplomatic relations with Cuba, but House Republicans are trying to put on the… Continue reading
GOP-led House votes to keep restrictions on travel to Cuba BY ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press
House Republicans voted Thursday to keep restrictions on Americans seeking to travel to Cuba, a setback to Obama administration efforts to ease the five-decade Cold… Continue reading
Declassified document says Posada Carriles likely planned 1976 bombing of Cuban plane NORA GÁMEZ TORRES AND ALFONSO CHARDY email@example.com
A 1976 document declassified Wednesday by the State Department shows concerns about the CIA’s links with extremist groups within the Cuban… Continue reading