Daily Archives: October 17, 2015
The Fraud of Cuban Business Consultants / Juan Juan Almeida Posted on October 14, 2015
Juan Juan Almeida, 5 October 2015 — Why deceive US businessmen by assuring them they can come to Havana and, just like that, set up… Continue reading
Officials Arrested For Stealing Chemical Used To Fight Dengue Fever / 14ymedio, Fernando Donate Ochoa Posted on October 14, 2015
14ymedio, Fernando Donate Ochoa, Holguin, 14 October 2015 — Several directors and heads of health districts in Holguin have been… Continue reading
El Sexto “Should Not Spend Another Day Behind Bars,” Says Amnesty International / 14ymedio Posted on October 16, 2015
14ymedio, 16 October 2015 — The organization for the defense of human rights Amnesty International has denounced in a statement Friday… Continue reading
Cuba Hit With Cash Crunch Reuters October 16, 2015 1:42 PM
HAVANA— Low commodity prices, a drought at home and Venezuela’s economic crisis have created a cash shortage for Cuba’s Communist government, restricting its ability to trade just as it… Continue reading
Cuba may deploy troops in Syria to aid Russia’s efforts By Andrew V. Pestano | Oct. 15, 2015 at 9:05 AM
MIAMI, Oct. 15 (UPI) — The head of Cuba’s military recently visited Syria with soldiers, lending to speculation that… Continue reading
Senator to Obama: Why is Cuba helping Russia in Syria? By Jordain Carney
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) wants to know whether President Obama has confronted the Cuban government over its reported aid for Syrian President Bashar Assad.
In light of… Continue reading
With A New Trade Zone, Cuba Reaches Out To Investors OCTOBER 16, 2015 2:43 PM ET CARRIE KAHN
If you could start selling something in Cuba that would be a sure-fire money maker, what would it be?
Probably something that… Continue reading
The drought vs. the self employed WALDO FERNÁNDEZ CUENCA | La Habana | 16 Oct 2015 – 7:13 pm.
There has been a government crackdown on the construction of illegal pools and the expansion of car washes, but no effort… Continue reading
Cuba: Authorities miserably fail on their promise to release graffiti artist unfairly held 16 October 2015, 09:33 UTC
The Cuban authorities’ failure to keep to their commitment to release a graffiti artist unfairly imprisoned nearly a year ago is a… Continue reading
CUBA: FURTHER INFORMATION: AUTHORITIES FAIL TO RELEASE ARTIST AS PROMISED: DANILO MALDONADO MACHADO
By Amnesty International, 15 October 2015, Index number: AMR 25/2673/2015
Cuban graffiti artist Danilo Maldonado Machado remains in prison after the authorities failed to uphold their promise… Continue reading