Can ocean science bring Cuba and the United States together? JORGE ALBERTO ANGULO-VALDES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA June 5, 2017 Updated: June 5, 2017 6:02pm
(THE CONVERSATION) Cuba is the ecological crown jewel of the Caribbean. It harbors thousands of the… Continue reading
Manzana Kempinski: Luxury Alongside Ruin ADRIANA ZAMORA | La Habana | 6 de Junio de 2017 – 13:09 CEST.
A few days after its opening, the Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski hotel has already welcomed its first guests, though the official… Continue reading
The FAR does ‘patriotic work’, but its officers are quitting CARLOS TRUJILLO HERRERA | La Habana | 5 de Junio de 2017 – 12:53 CEST.
Although the Revolutionary Armed Forces (FAR) strive to project an image of strength, especially in… Continue reading
Activist Joanna Columbie Deported to Camaguey
14ymedio, Havana, 2 June 2017 – The principal of Academy 1010 and Somos+ (We Are More) Movement activist, Joanna Columbie, was deported Friday from the Vivac detention center in Havana to Camaguey province, as… Continue reading
Carmelo Mesa-Lago: “The Cuban Government Panicked After Obama’s Visit”
14ymedio, Maité Rico, Madrid, 1 June 12017 — Carmelo Mesa-Lago (born Havana, 1934) has spent a good part of his life trying to open a breach of good sense in the… Continue reading
Cuba: More Castroism but Without the Castros / Iván García
Iván García, 17 May 2017 — In front of an old mansion on 17th Street in Vedado that now serves as the headquarters of the Union of Writers and Artists,… Continue reading
In The Bank or Under the Mattress? Where Do Cubans Keep Their Money?
14ymedio, Zunilda Mata, Havana, 25 May 2017 — Finding a little bottle filled with coins that her father hid in the patio was something that happened to… Continue reading
Hard-up Cubans snub graduate jobs for higher pay Rigoberto DIAZ • AFP May 29, 2017
Havana (AFP) – As a trained nurse, Jose Antonio Torres can help save lives — but in Cuba’s labor market, he finds riding a bicycle… Continue reading
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
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
Cuba: Forbidden Fruit / Iván García
Iván García, 11 May 2017 — Scarcely a block away from the majestic Grand Hotel Manzana Kempinski, whose inauguration is expected next June 2nd, next to the Payret cinema, a state-owned cafeteria sells an… Continue reading
Activists on both sides still await President Trump’s reset with Cuba Ledyard King and Alan Gomez, USA TODAY Published 5:41 p.m. ET May 18, 2017
WASHINGTON — Four months after he was sworn in, President Trump has yet to make… Continue reading
Why Cuba’s Brain Drain Looks Different MAY 15, 2017 BY MONIKA DONIMIRSKA
COLLEGE PARK, Md., May 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Cuba is experiencing a brain drain, though it’s not the kind that forecasters were predicting when the long-closed country began… Continue reading
It’s Wearing Thin WALDO FERNÁNDEZ CUENCA | La Habana | 15 de Mayo de 2017 – 11:51 CEST.
It was one of the few functions at the University of Havana that I will never forget. The event for “Young Communists”… Continue reading
Cuba’s Private Sector Demands “Young, White and Childless”
14medio, Marcelo Hernandez, Havana, 13 May 2017 – Three employees circulate among the tables, so similar that they seem cast from the same mold. “I want to give a good image to… Continue reading
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