Daily Archives: August 11, 2016
Cuba is in trouble Economic reforms have stalled — and Cubans are running out of patience Jonathan Manthorpe Foreign Policy
Under the Castro brothers’ brand of feudal Marxism, Cuba has always needed a sugar daddy.
It hasn’t helped the island’s… Continue reading
How Cuba’s Greatest Cartoonist Fled From Castro and Created ‘Spy vs. Spy’ One day a Cuban illustrator walked unannounced into the MAD Magazine offices, and the rest is history. By Eric Grundhauser AUGUST 11, 2016
One of the greatest rivalries… Continue reading
Tiny Polish Car Catches a Wave in Auto-Crazy Cuba By MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN, ASSOCIATED PRESS HAVANA — Aug 11, 2016, 1:07 AM ET
Ramses Fernandez’s most cherished possession is barely larger than a refrigerator, with the legroom of an economy airplane… Continue reading
Jose Abreu on greeting his son in the United States: ‘I just started crying’ BY COLLEEN KANE Chicago Tribune Tribune Content Agency
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —While going through his pregame routine Tuesday at Kauffman Stadium, White Sox first baseman Jose… Continue reading
The 10 most outstanding prospects remaining in Cuban baseball LUIS ÁLVARO FERNÁNDEZ | La Habana | 11 de Agosto de 2016 – 14:00 CEST.
“Baseball in Cuba will not stop, there will always be new talent,” said Luis Tiant, the… Continue reading
Why do 70% of Cuban mothers not exclusively breastfeed their babies? ADRIANA ZAMORA | La Habana | 10 de Agosto de 2016 – 13:56 CEST.
World Breastfeeding Week, from 1 to 7 August, has received broad coverage in the national… Continue reading
Top Official Of The Ministry Of The Interior Implicated In Contraband Case: Crime Or Reckoning? / Juan Juan Almeida
Juan Juan Almeida, August 8, 2016 — This past July 18, in the Cuban capital, Lieutenant Colonel Rafael Mujica, the head… Continue reading
“The Cuban Nation Is Wounded, But It Will Laugh Again” / 14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar
14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar, Havana, 8 August 2016 – Everyone in the Versalles neighborhood in the city of Camagüey knows Bernardo de Quesada Salomon. Loquacious, restless and… Continue reading
Don’t Give Away Your Life to Those Bastards, Compadre! / 14ymedio, Eliecer Avila
14ymedio, Eliecer Avila, Havana, 9 August 2016 — I think I should say at this time what I think of the situation of human beings who are… Continue reading