Daily Archives: December 8, 2016
Little War Games / Fernando Dámaso
Fernando Damaso, 29 November 2016 — In October, Hurricane Matthew struck the eastern side of the Island, creating destruction and desolation in Maisí, Baracoa, and other communities of the territory, from which their inhabitants–given… Continue reading
Legacy and End Point / Somos+, Pedro Acosta
Somos+, Pedro Acosta, 6 December 2016 — After your departure the Cuban people should be eternally grateful for:
The fall of the dictatorship. Fulfilling your political promises, especially the respect for the… Continue reading
The Legacy of Fidel Castro and the Future of Cuba / Iván García
Iván García, 6 December 2016 — Some large scale political events, the ones where people are weeping over the death of a “venerated leader” or yelling slogans… Continue reading
From Girl to Woman in Cuba / Somos+, Marcia Castillo Alvarez
Somos+, Marcia Castillo Alvarez, 7 December 2016 — Today I woke up with many thoughts and memories I’m trying to sort out, and it seems incredible to me how… Continue reading
Mariela Castro’s Disrespect in New York / Cubanet, Jorge Angel Perez
Cubanet, Jorge Ángel Pérez, Havana, 1 December 2016 — A cable from the Cuban press agency Prensa Latina, written by Waldo Mendiluza, warned me that the sexologist, parliamentarian, and… Continue reading
‘Santa And Andrés’ Under Revolutionary Vigilance / 14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar
14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar, Havana, 7 December 2016 — In the 38th edition of Havana’s Festival of New Latin America Cinema, shining by its absence is the Cuban film Santa y… Continue reading
Travel to Cuba Flattens Because of Expensive Hotels, 2016 Election Results Gregory Geronemus, co-CEO of smarTours, said “Zika has cast a shadow” on the region too, despite the Cuban government’s assertion that mosquito abatement efforts have been successful By Beth… Continue reading
When Castro destroyed home for one child of Cuba December 8th, 2016by Michael Smerconish
I was worried that I’d offended Carlos Eire.
The Yale professor of history and religious studies authored the definitive narrative of Fidel Castro’s destruction of Cuban… Continue reading
Cuba’s Surge in Tourism Keeps Food Off Residents’ Plates By AZAM AHMEDDEC. 8, 2016
HAVANA — For Lisset Felipe, privation is a standard facet of Cuban life, a struggle shared by nearly all, whether they’re enduring blackouts or hunting for… Continue reading
Cuba Is Trying Price Controls To Deal With Food Shortages Tim Worstall , CONTRIBUTOR I have opinions about economics, finance and public policy. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own.
So, it may be that Fidel Castro is now… Continue reading
Cuba wants to sign accords with U.S. before Obama exit: officials By Sarah Marsh | HAVANA
Cuba said on Wednesday it hoped to sign off on at least half a dozen agreements with the United States before businessman Donald Trump,… Continue reading
Is demand for travel to Cuba flattening?
Demand for travel to Cuba may be flattening, with soaring hotel prices on the island, American Airlines cutting some flights, and uncertainty over whether new travel restrictions could be imposed when Donald Trump… Continue reading
Fidel’s best-sold myth ROBERTO ÁLVAREZ QUIÑONES | Los Ángeles | 8 de Diciembre de 2016 – 01:47 CET.
Free education and public health as the “genuine feat of the revolution” constitute, in my opinion, the best and most sophisticated (dual)… Continue reading