Monthly Archives: September 2015
Obama presses Cuban president to respond to U.S. moves By Karen DeYoung September 29 at 12:27 PM
UNITED NATIONS — With two rounds of regulatory reform since December, President Obama has expanded opportunities for Americans to travel, spend money and… Continue reading
U.S.-Cuban aviation deal possible this year, official says By Daniel Trotta
HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuba and the United States advanced toward restoring scheduled airline service during two days of talks that concluded in Havana on Tuesday, with the potential to… Continue reading
Amnesty International declares Cuba graffiti artist a prisoner of conscience By Daniel Trotta
HAVANA (Reuters) – Amnesty International on Tuesday declared a Cuban graffiti artist as the country’s only prisoner of conscience, demanding the release of a man held for… Continue reading
Getting to Cuba for $40,000 on a private jet Published: Sept 30, 2015 10:02 a.m. ET By CAITLIN HUSTON REPORTER
If you and seven friends can scrap together $40,000, getting to Cuba just got easier.
Private jet booking service Victor… Continue reading
Carnival announces ports of call for planned Cuba cruise By – Associated Press – Wednesday, September 30, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) – Carnival’s proposed cruises to Cuba will include two colonial cities outside Havana, Cienfuegos and Santiago de Cuba, in… Continue reading
Want to Do Business in Cuba? All Roads Lead to Raúl Castro’s Son-in-Law Things are changing rapidly in Cuba, and people from around the world are eager to get in on the action. Wait until they meet their new partner.… Continue reading
U.S. hotel chains circle Cuba as visitors surge, restrictions ease NEW YORK/LIMA, PERU | BY MIKE STONE AND MITRA TAJ
The race for Cuba’s beach-front is on.
Executives from major U.S. hotel chains have stepped up their interest in the… Continue reading
Cuba must release graffiti artist jailed for painting Castros’ names on pigs’ back 29 September 2015, 14:50 UTC
A Cuban graffiti artist who has been unfairly held in prison for nearly a year after he painted “Raúl” and “Fidel” on… Continue reading
Soup Under the Eclipse / 14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar Posted on September 28, 2015
14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar, Havana, 28 September 2015 — On the night of a red moon eclipse, the Committees for the Defense of the Revolution (CDR) celebrated the… Continue reading
Cuba 2019 / Ivan Garcia Posted on September 29, 2015
Ivan Garcia, 26 September 2015 — Let’s climb aboard a time machine. Into the future, of course. By now, Raul Castro has given up the throne. His son Alejandro has… Continue reading
Repression of Science Posted on September 27, 2015
Oscar Antonio Casanella Saint-Blancard, bio-chemist, researcher for the National Institute for Oncology and Radiobiology, speaks of how he is pressured and prevented from fully carrying out his work because of his friendship… Continue reading
San Antonio de los Banos in Uncertainty / Alexander Perez Rodriguez, Somos+ Posted on September 28, 2015
SOMOS+, Alexander Perez Rodriguez, 24 September 2015 — With the new relations between the U.S. and Cuba the hopes of many went skyrocketing… Continue reading
China entrega 587 tractores a la estatal cubana TECNOIMPORT DDC | La Habana | 29 Sep 2015 – 1:23 pm.
El grupo YTO debe enviar otras 333 unidades antes de que acabe el año.
El secretario del Partido Comunista del… Continue reading
Unprecedented abstention on UN vote condemning Cuba embargo? US weighs options BRADLEY KLAPPER AND MATTHEW LEE / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SEPTEMBER 21, 2015 12:08 AM
WASHINGTON – The Obama administration may allow the U.N. to condemn America’s economic embargo against… Continue reading
Obama, at UN, calls for lifting Cuba embargo
United Nations (United States) (AFP) – President Barack Obama on Monday called for ending the decades-old US embargo on Cuba, in his address to the UN General Assembly.
Obama said he was… Continue reading
In U.N. speech, Raúl Castro calls for end of embargo
Castro delivers his first speech ever before U.N. General Assembly He says lifting the embargo and other conditions must be met before relations are normal Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker… Continue reading
Obama Predicts Cuban Embargo Will “Inevitably” Be Lifted September 28, 2015 12:07 PM Share on email
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – President Barack Obama joined leaders from around the world on Monday, covering controversial topics like Cuba at the United Nations in… Continue reading
Justice Before Delivering Forgiveness? Posted on September 28, 2015
Cubanet, Miriam Celaya, Havana, 24 September 2015 — The recent visit to Cuba of the Bishop of Rome, Jorge Mario Bergoglio, brought a flood of masses and homilies in several different… Continue reading