Monthly Archives: March 2017
Hit by Venezuela shortage, Cuba to restrict premium gasoline sales By REUTERS PUBLISHED: 00:03 BST, 31 March 2017 | UPDATED: 00:03 BST, 31 March 2017 By Sarah Marsh and Nelson Acosta
HAVANA, March 30 (Reuters) – Cuba will stop selling… Continue reading
Port of Seattle hopes to help out Cuban ports Glenn Farley, KING 7:30 PM. PDT March 30, 2017
As Cuba develops its ports, the Port of Seattle hopes to be a role model.
In January, Port of Seattle commissioners and… Continue reading
Cuba is top country for U.S. visa refusals worldwide Despite grim prospect, Cubans make sacrifices to apply for U.S. visa By Hatzel Vela – Reporter Posted: 6:21 PM, March 30, 2017
HAVANA – Cuba remains among the top countries for… Continue reading
Lack of cash clouds Cuba’s green energy outlook By Sarah Marsh | CIRO REDONDO, CUBA
Cuba, battling a chronic energy deficit, has all the sunshine, wind and sugar to fuel what should be a booming renewables sector – if only… Continue reading
Editorial: Holding the Repressors Accountable DDC | Madrid | 31 de Marzo de 2017 – 04:08 CEST.
Both off and on the Island, in recent weeks several successful actions have been taken against State-perpetrated violence.
Composed of lawyers, professors, human… Continue reading
Ladies in White Report the Repression They Suffer to Attorney General
14ymedio, Havana, 2017 — The Ladies of White Yamile Garro Alfonso, Lázara Barbara Sendilla and Maria Cristina Labrada delivered on Monday, as representatives of the whole movement, a summary… Continue reading
Plaza Carlos III Shopping Center Reopens
14ymedio, Havana, 29 March 2017 — This Tuesday, the Carlos III Plaza Shopping Center, closed since last Friday, reopened its doors to the public.
From the early hours dozens of people waited outside the… Continue reading
Santiago de Cuba Hit Hard by Drought
14ymdio, Zunilda Mata, 29 March 2017 — Cuba is experiencing one of the worst droughts of the last half century and its reservoirs are at 39% capacity, a situation that affects the water… Continue reading
The Ascent Of The Spy
14ymedio, Marcelo Hernandez, Havana, 29 March 2017 — It was only a matter of time before the spy Fernando González Llort took over the presidency of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP).… Continue reading
“All You Can Catch in the Almendares River is a Good Infection”
14ymedio, Yosmany Mayeta Labrada, Havana, 28 March 2017 — The stench fills the air and permeates the clothes of El Fanguito residents near the Almendares River. Those who… Continue reading
Raul Castro Modifies His Brother’s Orders / Juan Juan Almeida
Juan Juan Almeida, 27 March 2017 — At age 85, infirm, and ten months from his much trumpeted retirement, Raul Castro directs the Minister of the Revolutionary Armed Forces to… Continue reading
Mississippi businesses see potential for trade with Cuba By LISA MONTI
Biloxi businessman Mike Alise was among a delegation from Mississippi who traveled to Cuba in February to look for trade opportunities. Alise, the owner and operator of Gulf Coast… Continue reading
HOW REGGAETÓN EXPLODED ALL OVER CUBA WITHOUT THE INTERNET
YOU CAN’T VISIT Cuba and not hear reggaetón. The eclectic mix of salsa, hip-hop and electronica blasts from shops, cars and bike taxis. And despite government censorship and limited internet access,… Continue reading
Mariela Castro promotes pro-LGBT ‘legislative package’ in Cuba
The daughter of Cuban President Raúl Castro on Wednesday said there is a “legislative package” that would extend rights to LGBT Cubans. Diario de Cuba, an independent website that is blocked in… Continue reading
Cuba: Thugs Beat Pregnant Pro-Democracy Dissident ‘in the Belly,’ Put Father in the Hospital by FRANCES MARTEL29 Mar 2017110 SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER
An unidentified mob attacked two members of the Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU) – a pregnant… Continue reading
Cuba starving for children – and here’s why Thursday, March 30, 2017 | Charlie Butts (OneNewsNow.com)
If Cuba is to emerge into a vital and productive nation, it must first begin to encourage families. That’s the advice of one of… Continue reading
Florida lawmakers ask Trump administration to revoke Havana Club trademark license BY NORA GÁMEZ TORRES firstname.lastname@example.org
A bipartisan Florida Congressional delegation is asking the Trump administration to revoke a license granted to a Cuban company to register the Havana Club… Continue reading
Activist on hunger strike is transferred to an isolated intermediate care room DDC | Holguín | 30 de Marzo de 2017 – 11:20 CEST.
On Monday Cuban activist Anairis Miranda Leyva was moved to an isolated intermediate care room at… Continue reading