Monthly Archives: August 2016
Where Hip Hop Fits in Cuba’s Anti-Racist Curriculum The country’s education leaders confront deep-seated discrimination in the classroom through rap. Alexandre Meneghini / Reuters
I was sitting with the Afrocentric rapstress Magia López Cabrera in her modest Havana walk-up in… Continue reading
Royal Caribbean Pushes Back Empress of the Seas’ Cuba Sailings August 1, 2016
(2:50 p.m. EDT) — Royal Caribbean has pushed back its planned entry into Cuba yet again, after still not receiving permission from the country to cruise there.… Continue reading
St. Petersburg Yacht Club revives its once-annual regatta to Cuba BY PAUL GUZZO Times Staff Writer
TAMPA — The St. Petersburg Yacht Club said Monday that it will re-launch its once-annual regatta to Havana. Named “The St. Petersburg- Habana Race,”… Continue reading
Indian Workers in Cuba: Why? ROBERTO ÁLVAREZ QUIÑONES | Los Ángeles | 1 de Agosto de 2016 – 13:47 CEST.
The Marxist-Leninist fiasco in Cuba has hit a new nadir, with foreign companies now concluding that construction workers in the… Continue reading
Guillermo “Coco” Farinas; Hunger and Thirst Strike Continues / Lilianne Ruíz
Lilianne Ruiz, 29 July 2016 — Guillermo ‘Coco’ Fariñas lost consciousness on Thursday, 28 July at noon, the eighth day of his hunger and thirst strike. He had to… Continue reading
Watch Out! Cattle On The Road / 14ymedio, Jorge Guillen
14ymedio, Jorge Guillen, Candelaria, 29 July 2016 — He still shudders when he remembers that morning, when the broken glass from the windshield exploded everywhere and he had a taste… Continue reading
Chronology: Ten Years Without Fidel Castro / 14ymedio
14ymedio, Havana, 31 July 2016 – Since the proclamation in which Fidel Castro temporarily delegated power on 31 July 2006, the former president has met with two popes, has received visits several… Continue reading
Indians help build Cuba hotels AAP
French construction group Bouygues is employing more than 100 Indian labourers to work on a hotel it is building in Cuba, breaking a taboo in the Communist-run country on hiring foreign labour in order… Continue reading
And the Cubans keep leaving Cuba By Silvio Canto, Jr.
So far, opening Cuba to Americans is not keeping Cubans in the island or changing much of anything.
On the contrary, it looks like more and more Cubans are heading… Continue reading