Daily Archives: April 15, 2016
The Castros’ Party-State ROBERTO ÁLVAREZ QUIÑONES | Los Ángeles | 15 Abr 2016 – 3:25 pm.
The phrase which best defines, in broad strokes, the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC), which in the coming days will hold its VII Congress… Continue reading
Cuba’s exiles face a transitional stage MICHAEL H. MIRANDA | Arkansas | 14 Abr 2016 – 6:02 pm.
President Barack Obama’s visit to Cuba last March prompts the pondering of some questions about the present and future of Cuba’s community… Continue reading
What is the plan for the CCP’s VII Congress? JUAN ANTONIO BLANCO | Miami | 13 Abr 2016 – 4:37 pm.
On 16 April, the anniversary of the day on which the Cuban Revolution was declared to be socialist, the… Continue reading
The Mariel Overruns PABLO PASCUAL MÉNDEZ PIÑA | La Habana | 12 Abr 2016 – 10:12 pm.
From the town of Mariel, in the distance one can make out the giant cranes at the container terminal, like specters beckoning us… Continue reading
A Friend and Cuban Military Official Just Sent Me an Email / Juan Juan Almeida
Juan Juan Almeida, 11 April 2016 — This will not just be the seventh congress of a communist party condemned to being swallowed up by… Continue reading
Only 5.5% of Communist Party Congress Delegates Under Age 35 / EFE, 14ymedio
EFE/14ymedio, Havana, 14 April 2016 — The average age of the thousand delegates who will participate from 16 to 19 April in the Seventh Congress of the… Continue reading
Pure Cuba: Classic American cars, a necessity not a luxury By MERCEDES MEJIA
All around Cuba, vintage American cars from the 40s and 50s are still in use, mainly because newer ones are hard to come by. The majority today… Continue reading
Angel investors hope to find the best and brightest in Cuba’s emerging tech scene Sarah Buhr (@sarahbuhr)
President Obama’s bold new course on Cuban policy is paving the way for emerging tech to blossom in the country. A new entrepreneurial… Continue reading
Post-Obama Visit, Cuba’s Communist Party to Signal Next Steps Younger generation waiting in the wings for Castro to cede power By JOSÉ DE CÓRDOBA April 15, 2016 5:30 a.m. ET
Cuba’s ruling Communist party meets Saturday for the first time… Continue reading
Kerry: Cuba wrong to exclude Cuban-born travelers from cruising to the island
The secretary of state was in Miami on Thursday for a series of meetings He called on Cuba to change a policy that bars arrivals by boat for… Continue reading
No Senate vote for Marco Rubio’s move to stop welfare benefits for Cuban ‘refugees’
He tried to strip Cubans of a special immigration status The status makes them immediately eligible for welfare benefits Some of them abuse the privilege BY… Continue reading
Investor, entrepreneur groups announce contest for Cuban entrepreneurs
The 10x10KCuba competition aims to help talented entrepreneurs in Cuba integrate into the global startup community Ten startups will receive $10,000 each in products and services, plus mentorship and accelerator participation BY… Continue reading