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
Private Carriers in Santiago de Cuba Complain About Inspections
14ymedio, Havana, 12 June 2017 –Authorities have taken a firm stand with private transportation in Santiago de Cuba and have begun to demand exhaustive proof of fuel purchases from the state… Continue reading
Cuba: From Worse to Impossible (and We Haven’t Hit Bottom Yet) / Iván García
Ivan Garcia, 3 June 2017 — In coming days when the administration of the unpredictable Donald Trump, following four months of review, announces its Cuba policy,… Continue reading
Trump considers reversing historic Obama-era opening with Cuba Tracy Wilkinson
President Trump is expected to roll back parts of the historic Obama-era opening with Cuba, siding with hawks who oppose detente and rejecting demands from U.S. businesses for whom the… Continue reading
Trump Will Reverse Damage Done by Obama’s Cuba Policy Jun 8th, 2017 3 min read COMMENTARY BY Mike Gonzalez @Gundisalvus Senior Fellow Mike Gonzalez is a senior fellow at the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies.
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Cuba drills for own oil as Venezuelan flow falters Rigoberto DIAZ AFP 8 June 2017
The “Varadero 1,008” drill in the village of Boca de Camarioca is part of a plan by Cuba to make up for lost oil imports… Continue reading
Electricity consumption figures are bad news ELÍAS AMOR | Valencia | 9 de Junio de 2017 – 12:37 CEST.
The National Statistical Office of Cuba (ONEI) has just published an interesting report on activity in the Energy sector under the… Continue reading
Country drills for own oil as Venezuelan flow falters Cuba once got most of its oil cheap from its socialist ally Venezuela, largely paid for by exporting medical staff and supplies. Published: 09:43 , Refreshed: 09:38 Pulse News Agency International… Continue reading
Luxury hotels arrive in Cuba despite fears Trump may hurt tourism boom By Sarah Marsh | HAVANA
Towering cranes dot the Havana skyline as communist-run Cuba races to build luxury hotels, amid indignation among some residents and concern that U.S.… Continue reading
The poet says… ARMANDO CHAGUACEDA | Ciudad de México | 7 de Junio de 2017 – 10:19 CEST.
Poets, they say, are usually noble people. They write of beauty and pain, rise above the banality of everyday life, and turn… Continue reading
Cuban Catholic Bishops Express Solidarity with Venezuela
14ymedio, Havana, 30 May 2017—Cuba’s Catholic bishops are not “on the fringes of the suffering and uncertainty experienced by Venezuelans,” according to a letter released this week signed by Dionisio García Ibáñez, archbishop… Continue reading
The Cuban Parliament Closes Ranks Around Nicolás Maduro
14ymedio, Havana, 1 June 2017 — A statement of support for “the people and the Government of Venezuela” came at the last minute in the extraordinary session of the Cuban Parliament this… 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
War Vocation in the “Peace Zone”
Cubanet, Miriam Celaya, Havana, 31 May 2017 — A brief note published by the official Cuban press reports the meeting held by “General of the Army Raúl Castro Ruz” with “the Chief of the… Continue reading