Pinar del Río
Police Question Publisher Of ‘Coexistence’ About Her Travel Abroad / 14ymedio
14ymedio, Havana, 24 December 2016 – Karina Galvez Chiú, editor of the magazine Convivencia (Coexistence) was questioned Saturday about her travels outside Cuba, during a meeting with the Department… Continue reading
CONSISTENT KILLING BY THE CASTRO REGIME FOR ALMOST SIX DECADES
The Cuban regime has killed systematically since the start of its 57-year dictatorship. 345 documented disappearances and fatalities occurring in the month November, as in any other month, illustrate the… Continue reading
Harassment of Pinar del Río Journalists Continues / 14ymedio, Ricardo Fernandez
14ymedio, Ricardo Fernandez, Pinar del Rio, 11 November 2016 — A new wave of repression erupted on 9 November against journalists and contributors to the fortnightly newsletter Pinareño Panorama.… Continue reading
MINTUR: Unos 40 contratos con compañías extranjeras han sido aprobados desde 2014 DDC | La Habana | 9 de Noviembre de 2016 – 00:11 CET.
En los últimos dos años el Gobierno cubano aprobó 40 contratos de administración y comercialización… Continue reading
Amenazan a director de Convivencia por supuestos delitos contra la soberanía nacional octubre 27, 2016 Martinoticias.com
Dagoberto Valdés recibió amenazas de agentes de la Seguridad del Estado, que le advirtieron que a partir de ahora ” su vida va a… Continue reading
Police Break Up Two Theft Rings In Villa Clara Wifi Zones / 14ymedio
14ymedio, Havana, 11 October 2016 — “Be careful in wifi zones,” reads the most common warning seen in areas throughout the country where wireless navigation is enabled.… Continue reading
Cuba: Journalism on Demand / Iván García
Iván García, 27 August 2016 — I still remember that two-day trip to Pinar del Río. I stayed in a Communist Party hotel at the side of the old central highway. I visited… Continue reading
Pool owners in Viñales rebel against bureaucracy 14ymedio
VIÑALES The tables are ready, the glasses shine on the tablecloths and the bar displays a wide variety of drinks. However, the restaurant is closed.
Just a few months ago, the spacious… Continue reading
Video games in Cuba DAVID CÉSPEDES HERNÁNDEZ | La Habana | 17 de Agosto de 2016 – 14:06 CEST.
Two decades ago only Cuba’s privileged had a computer, whether because a family member had brought one from abroad, or because… 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
The Only Thing to Stop Cuba’s Tourism Growth Is Its Accommodations Crunch Claire Boobbyer, Skift – Aug 02, 2016 7:30 am GET YOUR DAILY DOSE OF NEWS FROM
Enhanced guest profiles and progressive models for the guest lifecycle are key… Continue reading
IS IT RIGHT TO VACATION IN CUBA’S OPPRESSION? No Americans should be dancing and dining their way through Cuba, enjoying the beaches, while those struggling for freedom lie in prison. BY ELLIOTT ABRAMS ON 7/31/16 AT 11:00 AM
The motto… Continue reading
Cuban tobacco: New interest in an old tradition
With more visitors in Cuba, cigar sales on the island are brisk. One Cuban family has been producing tobacco the same way for well over 150 years and there’s a cigar, Vegas… Continue reading
New Cuban journalism emerges on the internet, beyond official and opposition media
Digital journalism has arrived in Cuba, in the Cuban way. BY DANIEL WIZENBERG Knight Center
Rodolfo Romero is 27 years-old. He received money from the government to finance… Continue reading
War over Swimming Pools in Viñales, Cuba Fernando Ravsberg, julio 14, 2016
Emilia Diaz was born in the valley of Viñales, in the western Cuban province of Pinar del Rio. She taught in the literacy campaign when she was only… Continue reading
The Decline of Tobacco in Cuba DIMAS CASTELLANOS | La Habana | 15 de Julio de 2016 – 10:47 CEST.
The tobacco plant, known in South America for thousands of years, was used by Cuba’s indigenous people as a medication… Continue reading
Study: Cubans don’t make much, but it’s more than state salaries indicate
A new survey shows that 54 percent of Cubans earn $50 to $200 monthly The average official salary is $25 a month Low salaries offset by free healthcare,… Continue reading