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Daily Archives: March 12, 2011

HAVANA - A Cuban court on Saturday found U.S. contractor Alan Gross guilty of crimes against the state and sentenced him to 15 years in prison, a verdict that brought a swift and strongly worded ... Continue reading
The Tallest Man on Earth on a Visit to Cuba HAVANA, Cuba, Mar 12 (acn) Since Friday, Havanas emblematic Hotel Nacional provides Turkish Sultan Kosen, the tallest man of Earth -2.47 meters-, ... Continue reading
Cuban University Students to Mark Historic Date on Saturday HAVANA, Cuba, Mar 12 (acn) Faithful; to their roots, university students will revive history on Sunday to honor the heroes and ... Continue reading
Cuba and Brazil Sign Agreements in the Banking Sector HAVANA, Cuba, Mar 11 (acn) Cuba and Brazil signed on Friday in Brasilia two complementary bilateral cooperation agreements for the ... Continue reading
Aviación, Fidel CastroCuba despidió como a un “titán” al viejo avión ruso IL-62M, que el líder comunista Fidel Castro usó para sus viajes al exterior y explotado por la línea aérea insignia Cubana de Aviación durante 33 años, informó el ... Continue reading
A Cuban court on Saturday found U.S. contractor Alan Gross guilty of crimes against the state and sentenced him to 15 years in prison, a verdict that brought a swift and strongly worded condemnation from Washington. Continue reading
White House demands that Cuba release US contractor sentenced to 15 years in prison Continue reading
project worker Alan Gross has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for crimes against the state in Cuba.Gross, 61, was arrested in December 2009 accused of setting up illegal internet connections in Cuba under a programme funded by the US government. His Continue reading
been sentenced to 15 years in prison by a Cuban court that found he had worked to undermine Cuba's communist government, Cuban state-run television reported on Saturday, in the latest blow to U.S.-Cuba relations. The decision follows a two-day trial last Continue reading
Reacción EEUU, Alan Gross, CondenaPortavoz del Consejo de Seguridad Nacional, Tommy Vietor: “Instamos a la liberación inmediata del señor Gross para que pueda regresar a su casa junto con su esposa y su familia” Continue reading
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aid worker Alan Gross has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for crimes against the state in Cuba.Mr Gross, 61, was arrested in December 2009 accused of setting up illegal internet connections in Cuba under a programme funded by the US government. His Continue reading
A Cuban court on Saturday found U.S. contractor Alan Gross guilty of crimes against the state and sentenced him to 15 years in prison, a verdict that is sure to have sweeping repercussions for already-sour relations between Washington and ... Continue reading
HAVANA (Reuters) U.S. aid contractor Alan Gross, accused of illegally supplying Internet gear to dissidents in Cuba, has been sentenced to 15 years in jail for crimes against the state, Cuban state-run television reported on Saturday in a case likely to Continue reading
As part of its blockade of Cuba, the United States seized 4.207 million USD in funds allocated to Cuba by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria for the first quarter of 2011, Cuba Continue reading
Cuba has released from prison one of its most prominent dissidents. Oscar Elias Biscet was freed Friday and returned to his home in Havana. The 49-year-old physician was serving a 25-year sentence. ... Continue reading
MADRID, 12 Mar. (EUROPA PRESS) - El disidente cubano Óscar Elías Biscet González ha salido de prisión y se encuentra ya en su casa, según ha informado la presidenta de la Asamblea para Promover la Sociedad Civil, Martha Beatriz Roque, a través de su cuenta en la red social Twitter, desde donde se hace eco de una información del cardenal de La Habana, Jaime Ortega. Continue reading
HAVANA (Reuters) One of Cuba's leading dissidents, Oscar Elias Biscet, was freed from prison Friday and vowed to keep protesting against the government that had just released him. Biscet, 49, was one of the Continue reading
En víspera de la Jornada Mundial contra la Cibercensura, la organización indicó que Cuba, Arabia Saudí, Birmania y China, son contrarios a la libertad en la web Continue reading
Cuba’s best-known dissident says he’ll continue to fight the government after eight years in prison. Continue reading
I found the March 7 Sun Sentinel article, "Ferry services rush for Cuba route," by William Gibson very interesting. What a terrific idea to resume ferry service from New York to Florida to Cuba.  In l94l, I spent a week in Havana when Batista, the... Continue reading
"Cuba produce 80.000 barriles diarios de petróleo, lo que representa el 50% del consumo nacional Continue reading
In a Wynwood gallery’s exhibition of drawings framed by cake boxes and brushed on Clorox bottles, Miami artist Pablo Cano pays tribute to Cuba’s Ladies in White. Continue reading