What would happen in Cuba if Maduro fell? ROBERTO ÁLVAREZ QUIÑONES | Los Ángeles | 1 de Mayo de 2017 – 09:38 CEST.
There are probably not many Cubans who are aware of the economic and social tsunami that the… Continue reading
Theft and Subsidies, Not Exports ROBERTO ÁLVAREZ QUIÑONES | Los Ángeles | 24 de Abril de 2017 – 17:00 CEST.
Once gain former Economy minister José Luis Rodríguez has attempted to pull the wool over everyone’s eyes. Apparently the Castro… Continue reading
Elderly man in Cuba treats arthritis pain with scorpion venom – swears by it Published April 21, 2017 EFE
PINAR DEL RIO, CUBA – At age 71, Cuban peasant Pepe Casañas fends off the typical aches and pains of his… Continue reading
“Being A Teacher Is Not Profitable In Cuba But It Teaches You To Love”
The damages to educational quality caused by the lack of preparation of the “emerging teachers” remain to be measured. (Telesur) 14ymedio, Caridad Cruz/Mario Penton, Cienfuegos/Miami, 17… Continue reading
Journalism Student Expelled from University For “Political Reasons”
14ymedio, Havana, 13 April 2017 — Karla Pérez González was not summoned to the meeting where her future was decided. The first-year Journalism student received a telephone call on Wednesday to notify… Continue reading
Separating baseball from politics DIMAS CASTELLANOS | La Habana | 13 de Abril de 2017 – 13:13 CEST.
The decline of Cuban baseball and the formation of a unified team with athletes from the Island and the Big Leagues have… Continue reading
At 55, Cuba’s Young Communist Union Loses Relevance But Does Not Want To Retire
14ymedio, Zunilda Mata, 4 April 2017 — There was a time when its red card was a source of pride and most teenagers dreamed of entering… Continue reading
Cuban Opponents Who Bet On The Ballot Box
14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar, Havana, 3 April 2017 – In any part of the world, the first option a politician has to participate in power is usually through elections, but in Cuba this… Continue reading
Free market Cubans make their case YUSIMÍ RODRÍGUEZ LÓPEZ | La Habana | 3 de Abril de 2017 – 19:01 CEST.
Until 2003 Fernando Palacio oversaw the Intensive System for Medical Emergencies (SIUM), a very prominent position in one of… Continue reading
Cuba’s elderly adrift on the streets By: Mario J. Penton and Luz Escobar Posted: 04/2/2017 4:00 AM Miami Herald/Tribune News Service
HAVANA — At 67, struggling against the challenges that come with aging and a meagre pension, Raquel — an… Continue reading
Bubble Bursts for Flights Between Cuba and the United States
14ymedio, Zunilda Mata, Havana, 17 March 2017 — A year ago the headlines left no doubt: Cuba was Americans’ new destination and that country’s airlines fought for their piece of… Continue reading
Lower On-Line Prices for Brazilian Meat While Cuban Government is Silent
14ymedio, Zunilda Mata, Havana, 24 March 2017 – Cuba has reacted very oddly to the scandal of adulterated meat from Brazil, the island’s main provider of beef products: silence… Continue reading
“My Father Washed His Hands Of Me And My Mom Did The Best She Could” / Cubanet
I studied at a Camilito [one of the Camilo Cienfuegos Military Academies]. But for financial reasons, I had to drop out and start… Continue reading
A Year After Obama’s Visit, Cubans Feel Disillusioned With His Legacy / 14ymedio, Luz Escobar
14ymedio, Luz Escobar, 19 March 2017 – It rained when the presidential plane touched down on the tarmac at Havana’s Airport. On 20 March 2016,… Continue reading
Analysis: The Cuba travel bubble is popping Fabiola Santiago Miami Herald
At the height of the Cuba travel frenzy, unleashed by the restoration of diplomatic relations and relaxed U.S. travel rules, not a day went by without an onslaught of… Continue reading