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Daily Archives: March 22, 2011

Fidel Castro, in an essay in Cuban state media, says he relinquished the Communist Party chief title when he became ill in 2006. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Many thought Fidel Castro still held the top spot in Cuba's Continue reading
Sidley Austin's Andrew Strenio Jr. Six years of "back channel work" by lawyers from Sidley Austin and Hogan Lovells finally paid off earlier this month, when the Cuban government released human rights Continue reading
HAVANA: Fidel Castro said Tuesday he resigned five years ago from all his official positions, including head of Cubaâ??s Communist Party, a position he was thought to still hold. It was the first time Continue reading
IBRAHIM FERRER  ''BUENOS HERMANOS'' [CUBA, 2003] @LOS HIJOS DE IBRAHIM FERRER ESCRIBEN EN NUESTRA PAGINAIbrahim Ferrer. Homenaje al alma de Cuba Continue reading
ELENA BURKE  ''CONFIDENCIAS DE AMOR''  (CUBA, 2005) @Nació en la capital cubana allá por 1928, justo para ser una atrevida jovencita de voz insospechable, cuando el movimiento feeling de la cancionística cubana empezó a dar crecientes s... Continue reading
A New York Times writer and Luis Posada’s defense attorney spar over a 1998 interview in which the lawyer tried to show that the writer twisted his client’s statements. Continue reading
Agresivo, rápido y contundente en su última pelea, Guillermo Rigondeaux está seguro de que ha logrado desterrar su pasado amateur y que el triunfo en Irlanda ha marcado un antes y un después en su carrera profesional. Continue reading
DDC MadridEl Arzobispado de La Habana anunció este martes la excarcelación Félix Navarro Rodríguez y José Daniel Ferrer García, los... Continue reading
Fidel Castro said today he resigned five years ago from all his official positions, including head of Cuba's Communist Party - despite widespread belief he still remained in charge.It was the first time the 84-year-old revolutionary... Continue reading
DDC - Agencias La Habana También, otros diez presos, entre los que se encuentran el periodista ind... Continue reading
HAVANA-During a break in Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra's rehearsals in Havana, Julio Rigal and some fellow Cuban trumpeters clustered around Wynton Marsalis's Monette trumpet, posing ... Continue reading
Havana - Cuban authorities are to release the last two dissidents who remained in prison out a group of 75 arrested in the so-called "Black Spring" of March 2003, the Roman Catholic Church ... Continue reading
Agencias Santiago de ChileAmérica Latina está preparada para asumir un rol más importante en el escenario mundial y ser una aliada de ... Continue reading
Obama urges 'meaningful actions' from Cuba on rightsAFPMon Mar 21, 7:00 pm ETSANTIAGO (AFP) – US President Barack Obama on Monday urged Cuba to extend greater freedoms to its citizens, in a sweeping speech on Latin America delivered in Santia... Continue reading
Cuba to release last two prisoners of its "Black Spring"Mar 22, 2011, 17:40 GMTHavana - Cuban authorities are to release the last two dissidents who remained in prison out a group of 75 arrested in the so-called 'Black Spring' of Marc... Continue reading
11 Cuban political prisoners to be freedPublished March 22, 2011EFEHavana – Cuba's Catholic Church announced Tuesday the coming release and exile to Spain of 11 political prisoners, including Nestor Rodriguez Lobaina, president and co-founder of... Continue reading
Cuba says prominent blogger part of US 'cyber-war'March 23, 2011 - 2:05AMCuba on Monday accused prominent blogger Yoani Sanchez of taking part in a "cyber-war" launched by the United States and aimed at destabilizing the communist gov... Continue reading
Posted on Tuesday, 03.22.11Church: Cuba to release last dissidents from '03By PAUL HAVENAssociated PressHAVANA -- The Roman Catholic Church said Tuesday that the Cuban government will release the last two political prisoners held since a 2003 crack... Continue reading
Posted on Tuesday, 03.22.11Remittances and CubaBY SERGIO BENDIXEN AND DONALD TERRYwww.sbendixen@bendixenonline.comFor the past decade, we have been working together in more than 30 countries on the issue of remittances. Those funds — typically $100, ... Continue reading
Posted on Tuesday, 03.22.11Cuban spy claims innocence in downing of planeBy CURT ANDERSONAP Legal Affairs WriterMIAMI -- In a new appeal, a convicted Cuban spy insists he is innocent of any role in shooting down exile planes that dropped pro-democracy ... Continue reading
HAVANA – The Roman Catholic Church said Tuesday that the Cuban government will release the last two political prisoners held since a 2003 crackdown on dissent, a landmark announcement that ... Continue reading
As a proven successful business tycoon, Mark Cuban knows a good thing when he sees it -- and apparently, Mark sees a "winning" opportunity with Charlie Sheen.During his interview with ... Continue reading
HAVANA - The Roman Catholic Church said Tuesday that the Cuban government will release the last two political prisoners held since a 2003 crackdown on dissent, a landmark announcement that came the ... Continue reading
Cerco joven a Damas de BlancoPor Dalia AcostaLA HABANA, 21 mar (IPS) - La respuesta oficial a los reclamos en Cuba de las Damas de Blanco cobró un nuevo matiz en los últimos días con las movilizaciones de estudiantes universitarios, que ... Continue reading
MADRID, 22 Mar. (EUROPA PRESS) - La Secretaria de Política Internacional y Cooperación del PSOE, Elena Valenciano, ha sostenido que la "tarea de diálogo que siempre" ha defendido el Gobierno con las autoridades cubanas "ha dado sus frutos" tras e... Continue reading
Castro said that he relinquished that position almost five years ago, when he stepped down from the country's presidency for health reasons and gave up power to his brother Raul Castro. The ... Continue reading
La batalla se intensificó el martes entre el principal abogado defensor de Luis Posada Carriles y la testigo estrella de la fiscalía, la ex reportera de The New York Times Ann Louise Bardach, cuando el abogado le preguntó a la periodista si le pidi... Continue reading
Agencias La Habana El ex gobernante asegura que no ha intentado ejercer esa función desde 2006. ... Continue reading
When feminist icon Barbara Walters sat quivering alongside Fidel Castro in 1977 cooing: ?Fidel Castro has brought very high literacy and great health-care to his country. His personal magnetism is powerful!? Continue reading
Cuba Marks World Water Day HAVANA, Cuba, Mar 22 (acn) Cuba celebrated on Monday, March 21, the World Water Day, which aims at encouraging governments, organizations, communities, and ... Continue reading
Oposición, Primavera NegraEn Cuba “continúan las leyes que mantienen a los presos políticos o de conciencia tras las rejas”, dijo Guillermo Fariñas Continue reading
Oposición, Primavera NegraEn Cuba “continúan las leyes que mantienen a los presos políticos o de conciencia tras las rejas”, dijo Guillermo Fariñas Continue reading
â??Facing failing health in 2006, Fidel Castro transferred his presidential title and duties to his brother Raúl, but it was thought he still held onto his power as chief of the Cuban Communist Party. Continue reading
El Gobierno de Puerto Rico promueve una ley concebida para luchar contra la corrupción entre los funcionarios públicos, el principal problema al que se enfrenta el país, según el FBI (Oficina Federal Continue reading
Fidel Castro renunció al cargo de primer secretario del gobernante Partido Comunista de Cuba (PCC) cuando enfermó, según señala hoy el propio ex presidente cubano en un nuevo artículo sobre la gira de Continue reading
La Iglesia católica anunció hoy la próxima liberación y traslado a España de once presos cubanos que no pertenecen al Grupo de los 75, como se conoce a los disidentes condenados en una ola represiva Continue reading
p class="ladillo"> b>(((ESTA NOTICIA SUSTITUYE A LA ANTERIOR SOBRE EL MISMO TEMA))) /b> p class="ladillo"> b>MADRID, 22 (EUROPA PRESS) /b> El ex presidente cubano Fidel Castro ha asegurado que lleva casi cinco años sin ejercer cargos políticos ni... Continue reading
HAVANA â?? The Roman Catholic Church said Tuesday that the Cuban government will release the last two political prisoners held since a 2003 crackdown on dissent, a landmark announcement that came the Continue reading
The Roman Catholic Church announced Tuesday that the Cuban government would release the last two political prisoners held since 2003, a landmark decision that came the same day Fidel Castro ... Continue reading
Sabina, Intelectuales, MúsicaSabina cataloga a la situación cubana de "tremendo fracaso histórico"El cantautor español hace declaraciones al diario El Nuevo Herald de Miami, mientras se prepara para iniciar en mayo su pri... Continue reading
Internet, Yoani SánchezCuba acusa a EEUU de "fabricar cibermercenarios"De acuerdo con un reportaje en la televisión cubana, "las caras" de esta nueva forma de "contrarrevolución" no son personas "mayore... Continue reading
22 de marzo de 2011, 11:39Havana, Mar 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuba, a small country with limited water resources, has taken on the challenge of providing drinking water to a growing urban population. Water Continue reading
(CNN) -- Former Cuban President Fidel Castro said Tuesday he resigned as the head of the Communist Party five years ago and has never tried to resume the post -- one that he was thought to still ... Continue reading
H AVANA - The Roman Catholic Church says the Cuban government will release the last two political prisoners held since 2003. The decision will clear Cuban jails of the last of a group of 75 ... Continue reading
Agencias La Habana El socialismo debe tener en cuenta que 'lo que hasta ayer no fue conveniente o p... Continue reading