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Daily Archives: January 1, 2017

American Chicken for Cuban Christmas / 14ymedio, Zunilda Mata

14ymedio, Zunilda Mata, Havana, 23 December 2016 — Against all odds, two years after the beginning of the diplomatic thaw between the governments of Cuba and the United States, trade between… Continue reading

End of Year Declaration / Rafael León Rodríguez

Rafael Leon Rodriguez, 30 December 2016 — One more year of the young third millennium is about to conclude and give way to the next, 2017, the fifty-eighth of the totalitarian and… Continue reading

Cuban Parliament Sessions Predict Somber Times / 14ymedio, Miriam Celaya

14ymedio, Miriam Celaya, Havana, 28 December 2016 — On December 27th, at the Havana Convention Center, the Eighth Session of the Eighth Legislature of the Cuban Parliament opened, with a… Continue reading

What Will Become of Cuba? / Paulina Alfonso

Cubanet, Paulina Alfonso, 26 December 2016 — What will become of Cuba in the new year now that Fidel Castro is gone? This is a question only foreigners ask. It is of… Continue reading

Citizens… Time To Tighten Your Belts / 14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez

14ymedio, Generation Y, Yoani Sanchez, 29 December 2016 – My generation knows no good news. We grew up with the grey subsidies of the rationed market, we reached puberty amid… Continue reading

The Challenge of a Government without Fidel / Dimas Castellano

Diario de Cuba, Dimas Castellano, 15 December 2016 — Fidel Castro spent decades leaving his personal imprint on Cuba. Wielding absolute power and imbued with a high degree of of… Continue reading

The Meteoric Rise Of Susely Morfa González / 14ymedio

14ymedio, Havana, 28 December 2016 — The political career of the psychologist Susely Morfa González has been meteoric. This Tuesday she was chosen to be a deputy in Cuba’s National Assembly… Continue reading

Cuban Economy in 2016: GDP Contracted 0.9% / 14ymedio

14ymedio, (With information from EFE), Havana, 27 December 2016 – The Cuban economy closed the year with a 0.9% contraction in GDP, well below the 1% growth forecast, according to an… Continue reading

Reggaeton, Reality’s Soundtrack / 14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez

14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez, Havana, 27 December 2016 — The car is about to come apart at the seams every time it hits a bump in Havana’s crumbling streets. The passengers in the shared… Continue reading

Raul Castro’s Hourglass is Running Out / 14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar

14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar, Havana, 26 December 2016 — A popular joke inquires about the color of a train that arrives late at the station. The answer is a play on… Continue reading

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