Discriminatory prices: how much do things cost? FERNANDO DÁMASO | La Habana | 17 de Julio de 2017 – 12:05 CEST.
The establishment of Cuba’s two different currencies (CUC and CUP), and their different applications (1×24, 1×10, 1×2 and 1×1),… Continue reading
If Trump Ends Our Remittances? / Iván García
Ivan Garcia, 8 July 2017 — Without too much caution, the CUPET tanker truck painted green and white begins to deposit fuel in the underground basement of a gas station located at… Continue reading
National Security Presidential Memorandum on Strengthening the Policy of the United States Toward Cuba
MEMORANDUM FOR THE VICE PRESIDENT THE SECRETARY OF STATE THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE THE ATTORNEY GENERAL THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR… 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
Corruption Versus Liberty: A Cuban Dilemma / Dimas Castellano
Dimas Castellanos, 18 November 2016 — The evil of corruption–the act of corruption and its effects–has accompanied the human species since its emergence. It has been present in all societies and… Continue reading
Commentary: Social justice in Cuba? No racism? Javier Garcia-Bengochea Guest Columnist
The Treatment Of ‘White Coats’
14ymedio, Pedro Campos, Miami, 11 April 2017 – The treatment of blacks and the market in slaves brought from Africa developed by the European colonists has clearly been established as a crime against humanity before… Continue reading
Cynicism to disguise defeat PEDRO CAMPOS | La Habana | 10 de Abril de 2017 – 13:43 CEST.
Cynicism is, according to the dictionary definition, the attitude of one who lies shamelessly, and defends or practices in a brazen, impudent… 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
Cuba: more reliant on the US than ever ROBERTO ÁLVAREZ QUIÑONES | Los Ángeles | 27 de Marzo de 2017 – 16:38 CEST.
The best way to appreciate how that Cuba’s economy today depends on the US more than ever… Continue reading
Biotech Mission to Cuba BETC director Kamal Rashid hopes to develop collaborations in biomanufacturing March 20, 2017
As the 1950s vintage cars course through city streets seemingly frozen in time, a vibrant biopharmaceutical sector flourishes in Cuba, supplying most of… Continue reading
With A Pension Of 240 Pesos, Raquel Survives Thanks To The Trash / 14ymedio, Luz Escobar and Mario Penton
14ymedio, Luz Escobar/Mario Penton, Havana/Miami, 6 March 2017 — At age 67, struck by old age and a miserable pension, Raquel,… Continue reading
Growing Old in Cuba: Luck or Misfortune? / Cubanet, Ana Leon
Cubanet, Ana Leon, Havana, 3 March 2017 – Jose Vargas is 85 years old and a retired musician. He lives alone in a room in a tenement in Old… Continue reading
Taxi drivers: ‘Their trick, in the end, is to pit Cubans against each other’ JORGE ENRIQUE RODRÍGUEZ | La Habana | 15 de Febrero de 2017 – 13:53 CET.
“Now the race to get an almendrón (taxi) will be liked… Continue reading
How does Cuba manage to achieve first-world health statistics? The island’s medical system is envied throughout the region and is a major foreign revenue earner Havana 10 FEB 2017 – 16:08 CET
Cuba’s healthcare system is a source of pride… Continue reading
Did the regime pay its creditors 5.29 billion? ROBERTO ÁLVAREZ QUIÑONES | Los Ángeles | 10 de Febrero de 2017 – 14:56 CET.
The anxiety affecting the dictator and military higher-ups in charge of Cuba is palpable, eager to dispel… Continue reading