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Daily Archives: March 13, 2011

The home side looked to have moved onto the shoulders of third-placed Valencia, who were beaten 4-0 by Zaragoza, but they somehow contrived to slip up. Sporting gifted the opening goal to Giuseppe ... Continue reading
However, there was a late twist in the tale as struggling Sporting claimed a dramatic last-gasp equaliser from Castro, who showed remarkable composure and self-assurance in the circumstances to chip ... Continue reading
The U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) seized $4.207 million the United Nations Foundation Fund for AIDS wanted to transfer to Cuba.  The payment was to pay for the fight against AIDS and tuberculosis in Cuba during the first quarter of 2011, Deputy Foreign Trade Minister Orlando Hernández said, according to Prensa Latina. Hernández [...] Continue reading
A Cuban court on Saturday found US 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 ... Continue reading
Catholic Church to free 52 political prisoners. Biscet, 49, was sentenced to a 25-year prison term in 2003 for "acts against the sovereignty and independence of the national territory". ... Continue reading
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Saturday called the 15 year sentence handed a U.S. contractor by a Cuban court "another injustice" and urged that he be immediately released. ... Continue reading
Washington called on Cuba to release U.S. contractor Alan Gross after he was sentenced to 15 years for crimes against the state. Continue reading
Argentina, Vargas LlosaVargas Llosa concluye que “la convulsionada Venezuela de Hugo Chávez es su modelo” Continue reading
Catherine Ashton, UE, DisidentesLos ex presos políticos enviaron una carta Ashton para pedirle una reunión después de que los ministros de Exteriores de la UE le encargaran explorar vías para un nuevo acercamiento diplomático a Cuba Continue reading
Cuba to deliver communication equipment to religious groups was sentenced Saturday to 15 years in prison by a Cuban court, the latest turn in a case that could trip up thawing relations between the ... Continue reading
Castro Valley High watched Oakland High boys basketball star Jabari Brown rally his team in the fourth quarter of Saturday's California Interscholastic Federation Division I Northern regional ... Continue reading
HAVANA -- 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
Esta medida unilateral de Washington afectará, además, la puesta en práctica y la continuidad de proyectos sociales centrados en grupos vulnerables de la población cubana Continue reading
Dallas Mavericks owner seemingly always has a jab for the other one, especially when their teams play. Before the Lakers played in Dallas on Saturday night, Jackson said he believes the outspoken ... Continue reading
Cuba sentenced Jewish-American aid contractor Alan P. Gross to 15 years in prison on Saturday for engaging in "subversive" activities, a decision which was strongly condemned by ... Continue reading
HAVANA, March 12 (Xinhua) -- A Cuban court on Saturday sentenced U.S. contractor Alan Gross to 15 years in prison for "acts against the independence or territorial integrity of the ... Continue reading
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
DALLAS, Texas (AFP) – Lakers coach Phil Jackson and Mavericks owner Mark Cuban kept their pre-game jabs largely light-hearted as their teams prepared to meet in an NBA contest. Jackson ... Continue reading
Happy to be free, dissident Oscar Elías Biscet will talk on his imprisonment in a web chat with Miami Dade College. Continue reading
Gross was working on a subversive program, paid for by the U.S., that aimed to bring down Cuba's revolutionary system Continue reading
El gobierno cubano sentenció este sábado a 15 años de cárcel al estadounidense Alan Gross y la Casa Blanca reaccionó enseguida calificando la condena de “otra injusticia”, y reclamando que el contratista sea puesto inmediatamente en libertad. “La sentencia de hoy añade otra experiencia terrible de injusticia a Alan Gross, que ha pasado ya demasiados días... Continue reading
An outraged White House said Saturday it wanted the Cuban government to immediately release an American international development worker sentenced to 15 years in prison for crimes against the state. ... Continue reading
A 15-year prison sentence was handed down by a Cuban court to US Agency for International Development (USAID) worker Alan Gross for crimes against the state. Gross was arrested in December 2009 ... Continue reading
My earliest food memory Watching my grandparents killing a pig. They were farmers on the west coast of Ireland, and I have a very vivid memory of them killing it and hanging it up in the barn ... Continue reading
Oscar Elias Biscet, freed on Friday, is one of the last of 52 political prisoners released under an accord between President Raul Castro and Cuba's Catholic Church last July. ?I am fine; very ... Continue reading