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Daily Archives: March 14, 2011

Cuban Agriculture Ministry to Improve Agricultural Production SANTA CLARA, Cuba, Mar 14 (acn) By the end of February, apiarists from the central Cuban province of Villa Clara exceeded the ... Continue reading
Cuba and Italy Sign Cultural Agreement HAVANA, Cuba, Mar 14 (acn) Cuba and Italy signed a memorandum of intent to enable cultural exchange between both countries aimed at the preservation of ... Continue reading
MADRID, 14 Mar. (EUROPA PRESS) - Cuba ha devaluado un 8 por ciento el peso convertible (CUC) con relación al dólar estadounidense y ha establecido la paridad de uno a uno con respecto a esta moneda, lo que constituye uno de los cambios más trascendentales en la política monetaria de la isla, que actualmente es escenario de cambios económicos y sociales. Continue reading
Cuba has devalued its two types of peso by eight percent. Tourists, c'mon down! The 2008 financial crisis and three brutal hurricanes and tornadoes have wreaked havoc on Cuba's economy, ... Continue reading
Cuatro antenas para teléfonos satelitales fueron introducidas de contrabando en Cuba disfrazadas de tablas de surf. Otras muchas fueron hechas en la isla con láminas de metal o cemento Continue reading
Cuba has devalued its two types of peso by eight percent. Tourists, c'mon down! The 2008 financial crisis and three brutal hurricanes and tornadoes have wreaked havoc on Cuba's economy, and The central Continue reading
Espaol (CPJ/IFEX) - New York, March 7, 2011 - The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the release of Cuban independent journalist Pedro Argelles Morn on Friday, and calls on Cuban ... Continue reading
Resort developer Leisure Canada Inc. announced it signed an exclusive agreement with the United Kingdom-based Professional Golfers Association Ltd. (PGA) for “future licensing” of the company’s golf courses and associated real estate developments in Cuba. Toronto-based Leisure Canada is developing three luxury resorts in Cuba; the Jibacoa resort is planned to include a golf course and [...] Continue reading
Elías Biscet, Represión, Grupo de los 75El disidente denunció el régimen de terror y represión que atenaza a los cubanos Continue reading
Cuba is devaluing its currency by about 8% compared to the US dollar as part of efforts to revive the economy. The hard-currency convertible peso… Continue reading
Cuba Lifts Tax on All Foreign Currencies HAVANA, Cuba, Mar 14 (acn) The Financial Committee of ... Continue reading
HAVANA, Mar 14, 2011 (IPS) - The 15-year jail sentence handed down over the weekend to U.S. citizen Alan Gross, who was found guilty in Cuba of "acts against the independence and territorial ... Continue reading
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesman March 12, 2011 STATEMENT BY PHILIP J. CROWLEY, ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS: Statement on Sentencing of Alan Gross We deplore ... Continue reading
Ron, Marcas comerciales, EconomíaEl organismo determinó nuevamente que Bacardí no tiene ningún derecho de propiedad sobre la marca en España Continue reading
The announcement published in state newspapers Monday says the hard-currency peso used mostly by tourists and foreign companies on the island will now be worth $1, down from $1.08. Each ... Continue reading
Cuba ha devaluado un 8 por ciento el peso convertible (CUC) con relación al dólar estadounidense y ha establecido la paridad de uno a uno con respecto a esta moneda, lo que constituye uno de los cambios más trascendentales en la política monetari... Continue reading
MADRID, 14 Mar. (EUROPA PRESS) - Cuba ha devaluado un 8 por ciento el peso convertible (CUC) con relación al dólar estadounidense y ha establecido la paridad de uno a uno con respecto a esta moneda, lo que constituye uno de los cambios más trasce... Continue reading
Raul Castro became Cuba's leader when his elder brother, Fidel, stepped down in 2006 to undergo intestinal surgery. For 18 months, Raul's presidency… Continue reading
Cambios, CUCEl Banco Central aclara que continúa vigente el gravamen del 10 % para comprar en efectivo pesos convertibles cubanos con dólares estadounidenses Continue reading
Vitali Klitschko, left, lines up the Nigerian-born Sam Peter during their WBC title fight in Berlin back in October 2008. Peter did not come out for the ninth round. Photograph: Herbert ... Continue reading
As Mark Cuban continues to finesse a deal to bring Charlie Sheen to his cable network, the outspoken billionaire is preparing for his own return to television. Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks ... Continue reading
Las Damas de Blanco, esposas de los presos políticos cubanos, advirtieron el domingo al Gobierno que marcharán en el octavo aniversario del arresto de sus familiares, si no libera a los tres que faltan por excarcelar de los 52 que prometió a la Igl... Continue reading
Represión, Damas de BlancoSi el Gobierno no libera a los tres disidentes que faltan por excarcelar, de los 52 que prometió a la Iglesia sacar de la cárcel, las Damas dicen que saldrán a las calles Continue reading
CuriosidadesEl gigante turco Sultán Kosen muestra un ritmo lento para caminar y se apoya en un bastón, pero ello no le impidió acercarse el domingo al emblemático Malecón de La Habana Continue reading
As Cuba explores for oil in the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. embargo could hurt both countries. Cooperation and engagement, however, could benefit American firms and protect the environment. Cuba and Continue reading
HAVANA (Reuters) - Puerto Rican Oscar-winner Benicio del Toro made his debut as a director this month, filming in Cuba a segment of the movie "Seven Days in Havana." He said on Thursday ... Continue reading
HAVANA (AFP) - Cuba freed political dissident Oscar Elias Biscet, a doctor who was awarded the US Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2007, he told AFP.Reached by telephone, Biscet told AFP, "I am ... Continue reading
Cuando los abogados discutían en febrero una moción para anular el juicio del activista anticastrista Luis Posada Carriles, la jueza opinó que aquí se está ventilando "mucho más'' de lo que la fiscalía sostiene: perjurio y fraude. Continue reading
Most of the illegal satellite phones in Cuba have been slipped in by exiles, not the U.S. government, as the island nation’s regime asserts. Continue reading
Un delegado de la jefa de la diplomacia europea, Catherine Ashton, se reunirá el próximo viernes en Madrid con un grupo de ex presos políticos cubanos, acogidos en España, con el fin de tener en cuenta su opinión en la propuesta que tiene que pre... Continue reading
Cuba and Brazil signed two agreements for commercial banking training and “technical strengthening of the banking system in Cuba,” Prensa Latina reported.  The agreements were signed by Marcos Farani, head of Brazil’s foreign aid age... Continue reading
Thousands of people took to the streets of Little Havana on Sunday to celebrate their heritage — and eat, dance and be merry at the Calle Ocho Street ... Continue reading