Daily Archives: November 1, 2016
The ‘scarecrow’ words Raúl Castro never said JORGE ENRIQUE RODRÍGUEZ | La Habana | 1 de Noviembre de 2016 – 11:08 CET.
Until recently private-sector businesses in Havana hung, like scarecrows to frighten away menacing birds, signs featuring a phrase… Continue reading
Cuba: Journalists, That’s All / Iván García
Iván García, 25 October 2016 — Erasmo Calzadilla, a columnist for the Havana Times digital newspaper, is a controversial chap who listens to opposing arguments but but hangs on doggedly to his own… Continue reading
Poking the Hornet’s Nest / Rebeca Monzo
Rebeca Monzo, 31 October 2016 — Here on my planet, the government used the term “hornet’s nest” to name student groups at all levels, whose classes were suspended because they were forced to… Continue reading
“Wi-fi is Killing My Business” / Cubanet, Pablo Gonzalez
Cubanet, Pablo Gonzalez, Havana, 31 October 2016 — “I work as a network administrator in a company in Havana, but everyone knows that in this country the salary is not enough… Continue reading
My Friend Marquito Will Repatriate to Cuba / Cubanet, Luis Cino Alvarez
Cubanet, Luis Cino Alvarez, Havana, 31 October 2016 — My friend Marquito who has lived in Miami for fifteen years, has decided, as soon as he retires, to… Continue reading
Cuba’s Cienfuegos Refinery Reduced Production By Half Due to Cuts In Venezuelan Oil / 14ymedio, Mario Penton and Nora Gamez Torres
14ymedio, Mario Penton and Nora Gamez Torres, Miami, 31 October 2016 – Cuba’s Cienfuegos refinery, operated by Cuvenpetrol SA,… Continue reading
US companies see grim outlook in Cuba despite Obama opening MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN Associated Press November 1, 2016
HAVANA (AP) — For a while Saul Berenthal and Horace Clemmons were the seventy-something poster boys of U.S.-Cuba detente.
The retired software entrepreneurs… Continue reading
A changing Cuba may create risks for U.S. maritime border security. Shore Up Security at Sea By Scott Savitz and Paul DeLuca Nov. 1, 2016, at 7:00 a.m.
The United States has long waited for – and sometimes actively aspired… Continue reading
The missing business boom for U.S. companies in Cuba November 1, 2016, 8:48 AM
HAVANA – For a while Saul Berenthal and Horace Clemmons were the 70-something poster boys of U.S.-Cuba detente.
The retired software entrepreneurs made worldwide headlines by… Continue reading
Searching for Cuba’s Pre-Colombian Roots A newfound quest for identity has led some to reclaim their Taíno Indian heritage By Hillary Gulley SMITHSONIAN JOURNEYS QUARTERLY
Roberto Ordúñez Fernández first began unearthing artifacts in and around Cuba’s eastern tip more than… Continue reading
Cuba controversy over local and Indian wages By Will Grant Cuba correspondent, BBC News 1 November 2016
Walk along the leafy boulevard of el Prado in Old Havana and you’ll find it hard to escape the sounds of construction. At… Continue reading