Monthly Archives: May 2017
While tourists drink water out of a bottle, Cubans ration and boil a limited supply BY BRIANA ERICKSON
HAVANA Men sit on the steps and play a hand of cards, women chat outside barred windows, stray dogs missing tufts of… Continue reading
Editorial: An Appeal to the White House DDC | Madrid | 30 de Mayo de 2017 – 14:42 CEST.
Castroism’s plans for 2018 are clear: to officially sanction the transfer of power to the family’s heirs and double down on… Continue reading
Going after the whistleblower rather than the culprits: the tobacco conflict continues in Mayarí OSMEL RAMÍREZ ÁLVAREZ | Holguín | 29 de Mayo de 2017 – 17:25 CEST.
Criminalizing the disclosure of violations to the public, rather than those who… Continue reading
Mesa-Lago: ‘I cannot see the Government acquiring another strategic partner like the Soviet Union or Venezuela’ DDC | Madrid | 25 de Mayo de 2017 – 19:05 CEST.
“What alternative does the economy of Cuba have if it is not… Continue reading
Without concrete steps towards a democratic solution to the crisis PEDRO CAMPOS | La Habana | 24 de Mayo de 2017 – 18:28 CEST.
Raúl Castro pledged to hand over the presidency in 2018 to a new leader who, according… Continue reading
Cuba’s Proxy War in Venezuela Mary Anastasia O’Grady in The Wall Street Journal
The commitment to Maduro among soldiers and police is breaking down
Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro is responding to mass demonstrations by selectively killing civilians. If, as a… Continue reading
We Have Survived
14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez, Havana, 21 May 2017 — Three years ago this digital daily was just a dream, a project on paper and a desire in the heads of several colleagues. On that 21 May 2014, the… Continue reading
In a first, Cuba loses patience with Trump’s “ridiculous” statements US president criticizes regime on Independence Day; Havana chides “millionaire-tycoon-turned-president” Miami 22 MAY 2017 – 17:36 CEST
For the first time, the Cuban government has responded to US President Donald… Continue reading
Statement from President Donald J. Trump on Cuban Independence Day
On Cuban Independence Day, I extend my warmest wishes to the Cuban American community and the people of Cuba as our whole Nation joins you in celebrating the anniversary of… Continue reading
Offutt airman who spotted Soviet missiles in Cuba inducted into Strategic Air Command Hall of Fame May 22, 2017
Deep in the basement of the Strategic Air Command’s headquarters at Offutt Air Force Base, Airman 1st Class Michael Davis studied… Continue reading
Supporting Cuba through the drought of the century
REPORT from European Commission’s Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations Published on 22 May 2017 By Hilaire Avril, Regional Information Officer, EU Humanitarian Aid.
Cuba has been fighting one… Continue reading
“We Are Not Leaving Cuba”, Say Members Of The Center For Coexistence Studies
14ymedio, Havana, 16 May 2017 — In the midst of a wave of pressure from the authorities, members of the Center for Coexistence Studies (CEC) have issued… Continue reading
Castro Regime Rushes Unfinished Business Before Raul Leaves the Presidency
14ymedio, Havana, 19 May 2017 — The government rushed on Friday to accomplish some pending tasks before Raul Castro leaves the presidency. The Third Plenary Session of the Central Committee… Continue reading
Miami Has It All, Even Russian Meat / Cubanet, Luis Cino Alvarez
Cubanet, Luis Cino Alvarez, Havana, 18 May 2017—A neighbor of mine in Arroyo Naranjo recently had to ask an old friend of his who lives Miami to help… Continue reading