Daily Archives: October 21, 2015
Pro-Israel Florida bill penalizes companies trading with Cuba By Paul Guzzo | Tribune Staff Published: October 20, 2015 | Updated: October 21, 2015 at 07:21 AM
The cold war between the U.S. and Cuba may be nearing an end but… Continue reading
Russia to give Cuba 1.2 billion euro loan to build power infrastructure – RIA
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia will give Cuba a 1.2 billion euro (0.87 billion pound) loan for the construction of power station infrastructure, RIA news agency reported… Continue reading
Russia Is Interested In Naval Cooperation With Cuba – Defence Minister
MOSCOW, Oct 20 (Bernama) — Russia is interested in building up naval cooperation with Cuba, Russia’s Defence Minister Sergey Shoigu, said at a meeting with Cuba’s Deputy Prime Minister… Continue reading
Tough Times in Cuba’s Prisons
Former inmates describe abuse by warders as well as poor health, sanitation and nutrition.
Former political prisoners in Cuba say conditions in jail are poor and inmates are often subject to abuse.
Official data from… Continue reading
Christie opposes United flights between Newark and Cuba By Matt Arco and Steve Strunsky | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com on October 20, 2015 at 6:43 PM, updated October 21, 2015 at 12:46 AM
TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie on… Continue reading
What It’s Like to Launch an Independent News Outlet in Cuba By ERNESTO LONDOÑO OCTOBER 20, 2015 12:57 PM October 20, 2015 12:57 pm
Elaine Díaz, the first Cuban journalist to receive a Nieman Fellowship at Harvard University, returned home… Continue reading
Mexican post held hostage over Cuba The Senate has held off confirming an ambassador as the battle over Cuba rages. By NAHAL TOOSI and BURGESS EVERETT 10/21/15 05:18 AM EDT
Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio and fellow Sen. Robert Menendez,… Continue reading
Cuba frees artist ‘El Sexto’
The Cuban artist was freed Tuesday morning Despite having resumed a hunger strike on Saturday, he says he’s in good health He assures he won’t “slack off” in the work he has ahead of him… Continue reading
Beef, what’s that? LOURDES GÓMEZ | Santiago de Cuba | 20 Oct 2015 – 4:31 pm.
The dearth of protein in Cuba is already endemic. There is almost nothing available, even in hard-currency stores.
“Chicken for fish and fish for… Continue reading
CUBAN PRISONER OF CONSCIENCE RELEASED
Cuban graffiti artist Danilo Maldonado Machado (‘El Sexto’) was released on 20 October after spending almost 10 months in prison without trial following accusations of “aggravated contempt”. Amnesty International considered him a prisoner of conscience.… Continue reading