Cuba courted in diplomatic push on Venezuela crisis Colombian president flies to Havana to seek support for regional John Paul Rathbone in Miami
Juan Manuel Santos, Colombia’s president, was set to fly to Cuba on Sunday on a mission to… Continue reading
Cuba Awaits New Trump Proposals / Iván García
Ivan Garcia, 14 June 2017 — What you lose last is hope. And those who have plans to immigrate to the United States maintain bulletproof optimism.
Close to a small park in… Continue reading
Cuba’s Raul Castro dismisses harsher US tone under Trump – Castro’s comments to Cuba’s National Assembly were his first on Trump’s June announcement of a partial rollback of the Cuba-U.S. detente – He also rejected any “lessons” on human rights… Continue reading
Cuba says GDP recovers, up about 1 percent so far in 2017 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HAVANA — Jul 14, 2017, 5:59 PM ET
The Cuban government said Friday that the economy is growing again following a decline last year… Continue reading
How Cubans See the Crisis in Venezuela / Iván García
Iván García, 11 July 2017 — After painting the facades of several buildings along 10 de Octobre street, the workers of the brigade shelter from the terrifying heat in doorways,… Continue reading
The Death of a Cuban Doctor in Ciudad Tiuna, Caracas / Juan Juan Almeida
Juan Juan Almeida, 19 June 2017 — Teresa Sulien Castillo Sotto, a 27-year-old Cuban doctor born in Bayamo, died due to multiple fractures and traumatic brain… Continue reading
Venezuela oil exports to Cuba drop, energy shortages worsen Marianna Parraga and Marc Frank
HOUSTON/HAVANA (Reuters) – Venezuela’s crude and fuel deliveries to Cuba have slid almost 13 percent in the first half this year, according to documents from state-run… Continue reading
The Cuban regime and the Venezuelan transition ARMANDO CHAGUACEDA | Ciudad de México | 12 de Julio de 2017 – 11:16 CEST.
In a recent interview Venezuelan analyst Rocío San Miguel, an expert on military affairs, masterfully defined the role… Continue reading
Cubazuela, Raúl and Leopoldo JUAN ANTONIO BLANCO | Miami | 11 de Julio de 2017 – 11:02 CEST.
What does Leopoldo López’s relapse from prison and placement under house arrest entail in Venezuela’s current political situation?
It is important to… Continue reading
On Cuba, Trump is right Published: July 1, 2017
President Barack Obama bought into an ideology that said be nice to evil people and they will be nice back.
So it was that he let the Syrian regime off the… Continue reading
‘Revolutionary’ Unemployment: A Crime ROBERTO ÁLVAREZ QUIÑONES | Los Ángeles | 30 de Junio de 2017 – 10:04 CEST.
The Cuban Government always lies in its economic and social statistics, and with total impunity, as no figures can actually be… Continue reading
Cuba expects tourism growth despite Trump’s crackdown on U.S travel World16 hours ago (Jun 28, 2017 08:20PM ET)
HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuba earned more than $3 billion from tourism in 2016 and expects to better that this year despite President… Continue reading
“We Exist Between Illusions And Fears”
14ymedio, Mario Penton, David (Panama), 23 June 2017 — The green seems to fill everything in Chiriquí, in the western Panamanian province where the government hosts 126 undocumented Cubans in a camp in the… Continue reading
Editorial: Trump Gets It Right DDC | Madrid | 22 de Junio de 2017 – 11:23 CEST.
In his speech in Miami, US President Donald Trump rightly divided Cuban society into two groups: the military and the people. And his… Continue reading
The End Of The Cycle For Two Caudillos
14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez, Havana, 12 June 2017 — His mother died, his brother emigrated and now no one brings flowers to the tomb of one of those many young Cubans who lost… Continue reading
Cuba’s Castro sets elections timetable
Cuba is set to hold municipal elections on October 22, a precursor to the handover of power from President Raul Castro in 2018. Accession in one-party systems is never easy, and Cuba is no exception.… Continue reading