Ciego de Ávila
Why Not Connect Cuba’s Gaspar Social Streetnet to the Internet? May 13, 2017 9:56 AM PDT
I’ve been covering Cuban streetnets (local area networks with independent users that are not connected to the Internet) for some time. Reader Doug Madory… 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
Obama Left, Trump Arrived, the Repression Continues / 14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar
14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar, Havana, 23 January 2017 — Within 48 hours of Donald Trump being declared President of the United States, the political police maintained their repression against opponents… Continue reading
Who sells the charcoal made from Cuban marabou to the USA? DDC | Madrid | 12 de Enero de 2017 – 12:09 CET.
On 18 January, two days before Donald Trump is sworn in as president, a shipment of 40… Continue reading
Cuba desmiente eventual hallazgo de petróleo Última actualización:septiembre 16, 2016 Rosa Tania Valdés
Autoridades de CubaPetróleo ofrecieron el jueves una inusual conferencia de prensa para desmentir un anuncio sobre el supuesto hallazgo de un yacimiento de 8.183 millones de barriles… Continue reading
Domestic Cuban Tourism Growing on the Island / Ivan Garcia
Ivan Garcia, 31 August 2106 — Nothing pleases Germán more than having a cold beer by a swimming pool or indulging in the all-you-can-eat buffet at a resort hotel. The… Continue reading
Why is there a teacher shortage? ORLANDO FREIRE SANTANA | La Habana | 25 de Agosto de 2016 – 14:07 CEST.
At this time Cuba’s Education Minister, Ena Elsa Velázquez, is visiting the country’s provinces to check on the preparations… Continue reading
Cayo Coco: An Emporium Of Cuban Military Capitalism / Iván García
View from the pool of the Memories Flamenco Beach Resort, one of the several hotels that the Grupo de Turismo Gaviota S.A. administers in Cayo Coco. Taken from the… Continue reading
The 10 most outstanding prospects remaining in Cuban baseball LUIS ÁLVARO FERNÁNDEZ | La Habana | 11 de Agosto de 2016 – 14:00 CEST.
“Baseball in Cuba will not stop, there will always be new talent,” said Luis Tiant, the… Continue reading
107 Cuban migrants have arrived in the Florida Keys in the last week
Three arrived Tuesday morning on Sugarloaf Key, following a surge of 64 new arrivals between Monday and Sunday Thirty-nine arrived in Summerland Key on Monday nigh Arrivals… Continue reading
A report reveals the MINCULT’s efforts to control provincial intellectuals, artists and entrepreneurs DDC | Madrid | 20 Mayo 2016 – 10:18 am.
A report by the provincial Director of Culture in Ciego de Ávila, Virginio Menéndez Moro, directed at… Continue reading
Press Workshop with Raul Rivero / Ivan Garcia Posted on November 23, 2015
Ivan Garcia, 23 November 2015 — On these hot nights in Havana, when nostalgia, that silent thief that robs you of strength, strikes without warning, Raúl Rivero,… Continue reading
A Seagull with Lots of Ambitions / 14ymedio Posted on August 12, 2015
14ymedio, Havana, 8 August 2015 — The government corporation Gaviota (Spanish for “Seagull”), the leader in tourism to Cuba, announced on August 6th that it will double… Continue reading
Delegates to Cuba’s National Assembly Blame the “Weekly Packet” for Drug Use in Schools / 14ymedio, Rosa Lopez Posted on July 16, 2015
14ymedio, Rosa Lopez, Havana, 13 July 2015 — Ten official caucuses of Cuba’s National Assembly of the… Continue reading
Outside of Havana, the partial results of the referendum give a solid majority to Berta Soler / 14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar Posted on March 10, 201
14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar, Havana, 10 March 2015 — The leader of the Ladies in White,… Continue reading
Much of Cuba Waiting for the Rain March 4, 2015 Sayli Sosa (Progreso Weekly)
HAVANA TIMES — The political and administrative authorities of the province of Ciego de Avila, about 400 kilometers east of Havana, have known since late October… Continue reading