Monthly Archives: October 2015
SHOCK: Abortion Used as Birth Control in Cuba, One Woman’s Mom Had 4 and Her Aunt 10 INTERNATIONAL DAVE ANDRUSKO OCT 29, 2015 | 6:19PM HAVANA, CUBA
I was vaguely aware that abortion is very common in Cuba. But until… Continue reading
Tampa firm clearing hurdles to open warehouse in Cuba Published: October 29, 2015 | Updated: October 30, 2015 at 07:10 AM
TAMPA — Exporter Florida Produce made history in 2001 when it became the first company in the Sunshine State… Continue reading
Cuba’s semi-untouched markets offer rare opportunity for U.S. businesses BY VIKRAM MANSHARAMANI October 29, 2015 at 5:50 PM EDT
With the recent thawing of relations between Cuba and the United States, expectations are running high for political normalization between the… Continue reading
How does Colomé Ibarra’s resignation fit into the regime’s succession plans? AIMEL RÍOS | Washington | 30 Oct 2015 – 11:49 am.
General Abelardo Colomé Ibarra, who was the western hemisphere’s most veteran interior minister (and the only one charged… Continue reading
Cuba, US agree on need to cooperate on security
Havana (AFP) – The United States and Cuba have agreed on the need to cooperate on security issues surrounding trade and travel between the two former Cold War foes, the communist… Continue reading
Italian prime minister urges nation’s businesses to invest in Cuba Published October 28, 2015 EFE
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi urged his country’s business owners and executives to invest in Cuba and ratified his government’s “renewed” commitment to building “strong”… Continue reading
Cuba’s old trains offer fine-grained look at country off the beaten track Associated Press Oct. 29, 2015 | 12:27 a.m. EDT + More By RAMON ESPINOSA, Associated Press
SANTIAGO, Cuba (AP) — From east to the west, trains offer a… Continue reading
The Castros do not want normalization ROBERTO ÁLVAREZ QUIÑONES | Los Ángeles | 29 Oct 2015 – 11:34 am.
The dictatorial elite’s perception is that ‘too much’ rapprochement with the US would entail enormous internal and external problems.
The Castro… Continue reading
Human Rights: Are There False Ones? YUSIMÍ RODRÍGUEZ LÓPEZ | La Habana | 28 Oct 2015 – 3:32 pm.
Our official journalists are so busy reporting human rights violations in the US that they have forgotten to cover those violated… Continue reading
How Have Cubans Benefited Since December 17? / Ivan Garcia Posted on October 27, 2015
Note from TranslatingCuba.com: The video is not translated into English. The gist of message (other than what is obvious from the images) is that things… Continue reading
U.S.-Cuba: Obama 3, Castro 0 / Ivan Garcia Posted on October 27, 2015
Ivan Garcia, 7 October 2015 — According to Francisco Valido González, 47, a dissident who works in a transit bus cooperative, his association, in theory, can ask… Continue reading
United Nations votes 191-2 to condemn U.S. embargo against Cuba
U.S. once again votes against resolution First vote on resolution since U.S., Cuba reestablished diplomatic ties U.N. debates resolution condemning embargo for 24th year BY MIMI WHITEFIELD email@example.com
In the… Continue reading
Los Castro no quieren la normalización ROBERTO ÁLVAREZ QUIÑONES | Los Ángeles | 28 Oct 2015 – 7:30 am.
La percepción de la elite dictatorial es que ‘demasiado’ acercamiento a EEUU le traería enormes problemas internos y externos.
Los hermanos… Continue reading
The Day Castro and Khrushchev Led the World to the Brink of Nuclear War / Ivan Garcia Posted on October 26, 2015
Ivan Garcia, 25 October 2015 — The eyes of eighty-four-year-old Roman Galvan come alive as he remembers the… Continue reading
Be careful what you wish for PEDRO CAMPOS | La Habana | 27 Oct 2015 – 4:51 pm.
If the Cuban government is hampering the lifting of the embargo, does that mean Obama’s policy is a failure…or does it ratify… Continue reading
Neighborhood Journalism in Cuba / 14ymedio, Rene Gomez Manzano Posted on October 26, 2015
14ymedio, Rene Gomez Manzano, Havana, 24 October 2015 — Thanks to the US Embassy in Havana, which provides press briefings with national and international news to… Continue reading
Vandals Paint Che Statue with the Word “Murderer” / 14ymedio Posted on October 26, 2015
14ymedio, Spain, 26 October 2015 — At dawn on Sunday, a group of vandals painted the statue of Ernesto Che Guevara in the Galician town… Continue reading