Monthly Archives: August 2016
Why is there a teacher shortage? ORLANDO FREIRE SANTANA | La Habana | 25 de Agosto de 2016 – 14:07 CEST.
At this time Cuba’s Education Minister, Ena Elsa Velázquez, is visiting the country’s provinces to check on the preparations… Continue reading
Renting Fidel Castro’s Yacht for 5,000 Dollars a Day / Juan Juan Almeida
Juan Juan Almeida, 24 August 2016 — Renting Fidel Castro’s yacht will be the new publicity backdrop that will be the next thing to enter the arena… Continue reading
Cayo Coco: An Emporium Of Cuban Military Capitalism / Iván García
View from the pool of the Memories Flamenco Beach Resort, one of the several hotels that the Grupo de Turismo Gaviota S.A. administers in Cayo Coco. Taken from the… Continue reading
Three lucky computer buffs from Cuba spend summer interning in New York City By Elizabeth Llorente Published August 24, 2016Fox News Latino
NEW YORK – One wants to expand Internet access in his country.
Another wants to work in software… Continue reading
Rick Sanchez: A chat with Oscar Biscet – could he be Cuba’s next president? By Rick Sanchez Published August 24, 2016 Fox News Latino
The man that many argue is destined to become Cuba’s next president has been fighting his… Continue reading
Popular Becomes Second To Launch Credit Cards For Use In Cuba By PYMNTS Posted on August 24, 2016
Popular announced on Tuesday (Aug. 23) that it has become the second financial institution in the U.S. and the first in Puerto… Continue reading
Despite advances, women in Cuba still face sexism in a macho society In Cuba Today Staff
Despite achievements in gender equality, emancipation and representation at the highest levels of government, women in Cuba still face problems related to domestic violence… Continue reading
Cuban migration among issues Trump and Clinton don’t talk much about BY DEAN DECHIARO
WASHINGTON – Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have talked a lot about immigration. They’re miles apart. And, somewhere in between, is Congress.
The presidential candidates have… Continue reading
Sour grapes DDC | Madrid | 24 de Agosto de 2016 – 14:00 CEST.
“These seem to be the Olympics of nationalized Cubans nationalized by other countries,” wrote a DIARIO DE CUBA collaborator a few days ago before the closing… Continue reading
Raul Castro Tells Intellectuals That Cuban Culture is Threatened / EFE, 14ymedio
EFE (via 14ymedio), Havana, 23 August 2016 – Cuban President Raul Castro warned in a message to the island’s intellectuals and artists that the country’s culture is threatened… Continue reading
David and Goliath / Cuban Law Association
Cuban Law Association, Attorney Yasmany Orges Lugo, 8 August 2016 — An attorney is someone with an undergraduate degree which allows him or her to practice law in accordance with a country’s legal… Continue reading
Black and Counter-revolutionary in Cuba? August 23, 2016 By Yusimi Rodriguez
HAVANA TIMES — I regularly read the articles written by my fellow writer, Elio Delgado Legon, who adds a touch of humor to this website for many of its… Continue reading
Cuba: The Female Boxer Fighting for Recognition It’s too late for the 2016 Olympics, but hope remains that the sport will be officially accepted. By Julio C.A.
After more than seven years of tireless fighting and training, of never being… Continue reading
Pool owners in Viñales rebel against bureaucracy 14ymedio
VIÑALES The tables are ready, the glasses shine on the tablecloths and the bar displays a wide variety of drinks. However, the restaurant is closed.
Just a few months ago, the spacious… Continue reading
The Best Way to “Become a Man”? / Cubanet, Miriam Celaya
Cubanet, Miriam Celaya, Havana, 16 August 2016 — Recently, during my brief stay in Miami to participate in an academic meeting on legal issues, I was surprised to hear… Continue reading
Preparing For The New School Year Amid Economic Constraints And Teacher Shortages/ 14ymedio, Luz Escobar
14ymedio, Luz Escobar, Havana, 20 August 2016 – The 2016-2017 school year starts in just two weeks and the authorities of the Ministry of Education… Continue reading