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Daily Archives: March 20, 2011

In 2006, when he was 19 years old, Cuban pianist Alfredo Rodriguez performed at the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland. There was a power broker in the audience: record producer Quincy Jones, famous Continue reading
HAVANA Rising prices following years of economic failure, five decades of oppressive one-party rule, an aged first family, an education system producing graduates with few prospects, a rich exile community Continue reading
Wellington City Council workers will be in Cuba Mall from 7am to 2pm today helping to 'spruce up' and remove graffiti in the mall and the Left Bank. Council CitiOperations Manager Mike Mendonca says with Continue reading
one of the first names to be speculated was Mavericks owner Mark Cuban . He had money, shared the building with the Stars, and always came off in public interviews as a complete sports fan. As far ... Continue reading
BERLIN â?? World champion Vitali Klitschko defended his WBC heavyweight title on Saturday amid farcical scenes with a first-round knock-out of Cuban challenger Odlanier Solis. The fight was just three Continue reading
CambiosLa ampliación y flexibilización del trabajo privado se ha planteado como una de las alternativas laborales a los despidos masivos Continue reading
Vigilancia, DelitosLos Comités de Defensa de la Revolución denunciaron un grupo de “graves delitos” que están afectando los sistemas de comunicaciones, transporte y electricidad Continue reading
The significance, history and future of the Havana cigar will be explored by Jean Stubbs in a lecture Wednesday evening. Stubbs, the UF Center for Latin American Studies Bacardi Family Eminent Scholar, Continue reading
Agencias Trípoli Las fuerzas aliadas dan por establecida la zona de exclusión aérea. ... Continue reading
Agencias La Habana Llaman a denunciar a quienes usen materiales y recursos de 'dudosa procedencia'.... Continue reading
De La Salle head coach Frank Allocco, Sr. hugs Duke DaRe, #11, after defeating Castro Valley in the Boys Div. I 2011 CIF Norcal Regional Basketball Championships on Saturday, March 19, 2011, at ... Continue reading
The top news this week revolved around a pipe bomb that caused a stir in the neighborhood on Wednesday evening. Police found some sort of explosive device later identified as a pipe bomb on the front Continue reading
Vitali Klitschko retained his WBC heavyweight title with a first-round knockout of Odlanier Solis, who injured his knee in the fall on Saturday. Klitschkoâ??s right to Solisâ?? left temple staggered the Continue reading
20 de marzo de 2011, 11:18Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) Tourists and workers in the northern Cuban cays of Jardines del Rey honored Terry Fox, a young Canadian admired for his battle to Continue reading
20 de marzo de 2011, 11:18Havana, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) Cheerful and dynamic, Celina Gonzalez, the queen of Cuban country musicm celebrated her 83rd birthday at a newly-opened cultural center devoted Continue reading
Bertrand de la Grange MadridComo los gatos, Muamar el Gadafi se ha ganado la fama de tener siete vidas. El dictador sobrevivió, en 1986,... Continue reading
El trabajo por cuenta propia, como se le denomina en Cuba a esta modalidad laboral, "busca su dimensin exacta en la concepcin estratgica de la economa cubana", resalta un reportaje en la edicin dominical Continue reading
20 de marzo de 2011, 10:16Santiago de Chile, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) Leftist parties, professors, students, human rights activists, and the Chilean people in general are marching Sunday against U.S. President Continue reading
CARBONDALE, Ill. -- A filmmaker and director with an award-winning Cuban community media project will screen his documentaries next week at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. (Media-Newswire.com) Continue reading
Celestino Heres is confident that Fidel Castro would have him killed if he had the opportunity. Heres, a retired computer systems professor, fled Cuba more than 50 years ago after fighting alongside ... Continue reading
20 de marzo de 2011, 09:05Havana, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) Authorities had granted 171,000 new permits for private employment as of March 11, according to the Ministry of Labor and Social Security. In the Continue reading
The Inside Back Jon Jones, who yesterday became the youngest man to win a UFC title, did so just hours after catching a thief. Jones, 23, was in a park in Newark, New Jersey, with his two coaches when Continue reading
Juan Carlos Linares Describes Amazing Journey From Cuba to Red Sox Prospect (Video)by NESN Video on Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 7:06PMVideo at:http://www.nesn.com/2011/03/juan-carlos-linares-went-through-arduous-journey-to-reach-his-major-league-dreams.htmlJu... Continue reading
Cuba adopts "summer time" to save energy12:23, March 20, 2011Cubans will adjusts their clocks one hour forward at midnight Saturday to implement the "summer time," aimed at using better the daylight and reducing energy consumption.C... Continue reading
Vitaly Klitschko easily retained his WBC heavyweight title on Saturday with a first-round knockout of Cuban challenger Odlanier Solis. Some 19,000 fans were stunned to see the 39-year-old Ukrainian land Continue reading
Horario de VeranoCuba adelantará una hora sus relojes e implantará el "horario de verano"Con la llegada de los meses de verano es habitual que en la Isla se adelanten los relojesEFE, La Habana | 19/03/2011Cuba adelantará sus re... Continue reading
World champion Vitali Klitschko defended his WBC heavyweight title on Saturday night in Cologne amid farcical scenes with a first-round knockout of Cuban challenger Odlanier Solis. UFC hopes homegrown Continue reading
Cuba Releases Another "Group of 75" DissidentHAVANA – Cuban authorities have released the dissident Librado Linares, one of 75 government opponents sentenced to lengthy prison terms in a 2003 crackdown, according to the opposition member hi... Continue reading
Piñón on Energy:Petrobras pullout not a final verdict on Cuba's oilBy Jorge Piñón"…Petrobras has more to gain from organically growing its position in Brazil than going abroad to expand production". Petrobras CFO Alm... Continue reading
… it is to get armed in California. Nick Caistor reveals the extent of Cuba's bureaucracy. Hannah Barnes travels to Jerusalem and talks to lovers… Continue reading
… costume to wear for today's Big Zing. In the Glade the ZingZillas watch La Cuba Ritmo, a Salsa Band, perform with a two salsa dancers. Panzee… Continue reading
It was the Stormers' fourth win in a row and leaves them as the only unbeaten team in the southern hemisphere provincial competition, which was expanded to 15 teams this year. "We were under a lot of Continue reading
Vitali Klitschko easily retained his WBC heavyweight title on Saturday with a first-round knockout of Odlanier Solis. Cologne, Germany - Vitali Klitschko easily retained his WBC heavyweight title on Saturday Continue reading
PINAR DEL RIO, March 20 (NNN-Prensa Latina): Covered in clay, the "living statues" of the Teatro D''Moron recreate the famous Greek tragedy "Medea" in a unique traveling theater company that is performing Continue reading
World champion Vitali Klitschko defended his WBC heavyweight title on Saturday amid farcical scenes with a first-round knock-out of Cuban challenger Odlanier Solis. The fight was just three minutes old Continue reading
GDC, marzo 20 – De rumores se alimentan los gobiernos totalitarios. Ante tanta desinformación, ante tanta censura, sólo el chisme contado de boca en boca logra, a veces, descifrar, adelantar, hechos palpables. “Cuando el rio suena es porque p... Continue reading
Steve Novak scored 19 points while Tim Duncan took his first game off all season, and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Charlotte Bobcats 109-98 on Saturday night.',0,event)">Duncan-less ... Continue reading
Marzo 20 – Los hermanos Lima Cruz fueron detenidos a finales del año pasado en la ciudad de Holguín por, según testimonio de familiares y amigos, escuchar música de un grupo contestatario conocido como Los Aldeanos, envueltos en una bandera c... Continue reading
CARACAS, Venezuela Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez condemned military strikes against Libya on Saturday, accusing the United States and its European allies of attacking the country to seize its oil. Continue reading
World champion Vitali Klitschko defended his WBC heavyweight title on Saturday amid farcical scenes with a first-round knock-out of Cuban challenger Odlanier Solis.The fight was just three minutes old Continue reading
Laura Pollan, leader of the Ladies in White, flashes an L for liberty, on Friday, in Havana. More than 20 women activists meeting to commemorate Black Spring were harassed by government supporters. Photograph Continue reading
El ex gobernante de Cuba Fidel Castro considera que el ``poderío'' militar de la OTAN sobra y es ``estúpido'', en un nuevo artículo publicado el sábado en medios locales, donde también se pregunta para qué existe el Consejo de Seguridad de Nacio... Continue reading
M iles de cubanos participaron el sábado en la XII edición del Maratón de la Esperanza Terry Fox, que celebró carreras populares simultáneas en todas las provincias del país para promover la lucha contra el cáncer. Continue reading
Cuba adelantó sus relojes una hora en la medianoche del domingo para implantar el ``horario de verano'', que permitirá aprovechar mejor la luz solar y reducir el consumo de energía en la isla, según medios oficiales. Continue reading
Turbas del gobierno cubano realizaron el sábado un nuevo acto de hostigamiento contra las Damas de Blanco, que se reunieron en un domicilio de La Habana por segundo día consecutivo para conmemorar el octavo aniversario de la ola represiva de la Prim... Continue reading