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Daily Archives: January 7, 2016

Cuba’s New Ration Book / 14ymedio Posted on January 5, 2016

14ymedio, Havana, 5 January 2016 — During the last week of the year and the first days of the 2016, Cuban families have received their ration booklets to access… Continue reading

The Dollar Gains Strength in Cuba / Ivan Garcia Posted on January 5, 2016

Ivan Garcia, 4 January 2016 — José Manual Cordoví keeps his savings in a rusty cookie tin. He runs a business forging windows, doors and iron… Continue reading

A Glance at Cuba in 2015 / Ivan Garcia Posted on January 6, 2016

Ivan Garcia, 2 January 2016 — Joel Castillo, 19, passed from expectation to frustration in 12 months. After graduating in 2014 in electronics from a technology… Continue reading

The One-sided Paralysis of the Cuban Press Yoani Sanchez Publisher of 14ymedio, independent newspaper in Cuba Updated: 01/06/2016 2:59 pm EST

Sometimes I wish I lived in the country they show on television. This hopeful nation of rose-colored dreams presented… Continue reading

ExcelAire Launches Private Jet Service to Cuba SOURCE: EXCELAIRE JAN 6, 2016

Ronkonkoma, NY – Jan. 6, 2016 – ExcelAire today announced that it began private jet charter service to Cuba, with direct flights from 19 U.S. cities. ExcelAire, one… Continue reading

Cuba May Use Middlemen for Flights to U.S. By Lenore T. Adkins

Jan. 4 — The Cuban government is considering different ways to bypass the potential expropriation of its aircraft, which the U.S. could impound on American soil as payment… Continue reading

Cuba Is Still Waiting for the Party January 6, 2016 Erasmo Calzadilla

HAVANA TIMES — As the end of 2015 neared, our winter felt like summer and Venezuela’s Bolivarian project seemed to collapse.

Back home, things aren’t looking so well.… Continue reading

McAuliffe announces port agreement with Cuba Posted: Tuesday, January 5, 2016 6:30 pm By GRAHAM MOOMAW Richmond Times-Dispatch

The Virginia Port Authority has struck a deal with its Cuban counterpart to explore commercial opportunities with the island nation, Gov. Terry… Continue reading

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