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Daily Archives: May 5, 2011

The US executed Osama bin Laden and showed weakness and insecurity in its attack on his Pakistani sanctuary, former Cuban leader Fidel Castro said in a column published on yesterday in the state-run press. Continue reading
I live in Cuba, cigar country by excellence, and I do like the smell and taste of burning cigars Continue reading
Muere recién graduado de enfermeríaMario José Delgado González5 de mayo de 2011La Habana, Cuba – www.PayoLibre.com – Murió el graduado de enfermero Yordanis Márquez, gay de 26 años de edad, por negligencia mé... Continue reading
                Entre cielo y tierra Como entre dos sábanas Lo sueño todo No hay otro pronombre Solo yo Amanece la punta de la lengua Y salen sus gallos del espejo Sosteniendo nubarrones en el pico Entre sed y ... Continue reading
were convicted in a March trial for bribery and other crimes related to Marambio's business operations in Cuba. Marambio had a joint venture with the Cuban government known as Rio Zaza that produced fruit juice, milk and other products. It was Continue reading
Thursday, 05 May 2011 20:31 The Cuba Arts Council (CAC) is turning 50 years old. Organized by the late Marie Marr, the CAC is the oldest arts council in Missouri. The Missouri Arts Council was ... Continue reading
Havana - Cuban revolution leader Fidel Castro, a fierce critic of US policy since taking power on the island more than 50 years ago, on Thursday called the killing of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden ... Continue reading
MIAMI (CBS4) – A Little Havana man was taken into custody after he reportedly shot an elderly woman outside an apartment building. Witnesses said they saw the man drag the woman to the side ... Continue reading
El zar de CastrolandiaEscrito por Paulino Alfonso Estévez Lawton, La Habana, 5 de mayo de 2011, (PD) Hace alrededor de un año leí un artículo de Enrique Ros donde este se refería a Raúl Castro como un tipo mediocre. Confie... Continue reading
Asaltado y Golpeado en la vía pública Ángel Moya AcostaEscrito por Primavera Digital altLa Habana, 5 de mayo de 2011, (PD) Elementos vestidos de civil de la policía de Seguridad del Estado asaltaron y golpearon con ensañamiento... Continue reading
Recuerdos de una prostituta jubiladaDespués de preparar un jugo de tamarindo bien frío, se sienta en el sofá. "Ve a jugar, quiero hablar cosas que no debe escuchar una niña", le pide a su hija de 11 años.Un gato enorm... Continue reading
Cuba ha solicitado a Rusia armas nuevasPero a pesar de los ingentes esfuerzos por adquirirlas, hasta ahora no lo ha logrado.martinoticias.com 05 de mayo de 2011Gran parte de material bélico que le suministró la Unión Soviética esta... Continue reading
Sólo 4 centrales dominicanos, La Romana y los tres del Grupo Vicini, pueden producir más azúcar que toda Cuba. Continue reading
Cuba sentences ex-Fidel Castro confidant to 20 yearsBy Shasta Darlington, CNNMay 5, 2011 -- Updated 1658 GMT (0058 HKT)STORY HIGHLIGHTS A Chilean businessman is convicted of bribery and fraud The businessman is in Chile; Cuba has asked for his ... Continue reading
The Damex Shipbuilding & Engineering shipyard in Santiago — one of the few fully foreign-owned operations in Cuba — finished a 600-ton multi-purpose cargo vessel that will be used by the Venezuelan navy, Prensa Latina reported. The Damen Stan Lander 5612 is the first of four similar ships the shipyard in Cuba is assembling for Venezuela [...] Continue reading
Thor HalvorssenPresident, Human Rights FoundationCuba's Yoani Sánchez Will Not Collect Her Award; Denmark's CEPOS Freedom Prize Presented in AbsentiaPosted: 05/ 5/11 03:38 PM ETCOPENHAGEN -- Tonight, Yoani Sánchez -- the world-renowne... Continue reading
Fidel Castro y la muerte de bin LadenCastro dijo que la incursión militar estadounidense en el complejo de Bin Laden, en Pakistán, viola las leyes del país y ofende su dignidad.Redacción | Voz de América 05 de mayo de 2011El m... Continue reading
Desvergüenza e irresponsabilidad (en Cuba)Fecha: 05/05/2011Por Vladimiro RocaEn el año 1997, cuando pasé por las mazmorras de Villa Marista, me definí como contrarrevolucionario, durante uno de los tantos interrogatorios a que fui s... Continue reading
Cuban leader Fidel Castro attends the closing session fof 6th Congress of Comunist Party of Cuba in Havana, Cuba, 19 April 2011. ... Continue reading
ReformasExpertos oficialistas dicen ahora que el modelo económico se agotó hace 20 añosAgenciasLa Habana 05-05-2011 - 8:54 pm.En un debate publicado en la revista 'Temas', advirtieron que Cuba está aún en Periodo Especi... Continue reading
RepresiónYoani Sánchez: "El premio es un espaldarazo a la sociedad civil"La bloguera debía recoger el galardón este jueves en Copenhague, pero el gobierno le ha negado la salida del país por decimoquinta vez en "... Continue reading
CorrupciónMarambio dice que su caso es "un ejemplo de pura persecución política"Su abogado dijo que la condena "es una decisión de los centros de poder en Cuba para dañar la imagen" del empresario chilenoRed... Continue reading
Robin Hood fights against injustices and the powerful and shares the spoils taken from the rich among the poor of Sherwood Forest. The most humble are happy, but when he exhausted the fortune from “unjust enrichment”, he went to the city of Nottingham, installed himself in the castle, stripped the needy of their paltry wealth [...] Continue reading
During the Cuban revolution, thousands of people were slaughtered by Che Guevara as Fidel Castro rose to power. Despite Castroâ??s horrible history against human rights in Cuba, he has a complaint. Continue reading
/News Release Agency/ Emilio and Gloria Estefan to be Honored for Arts, Culture and Hospitality Excellence at 14 th Annual Cuisine for Art Fund-Raiser on Thursday, May 19 HOLLYWOOD, Fla. â?? International Continue reading
The world's biggest spirits makers Diageo and Pernod Ricard beat forecasts today with strong sales growth in the first three months of 2011 as buoyant emerging market growth offset a weak Europe. Both Continue reading
For Raul, the mathematician: Education has been inadequate and we have graduated students from college who, with their in terms of meeting the requirements and quality, never should have been given a degree. I remember how the Cuban press published such things as students in the United States did not know where Nicaragua was, or [...] Continue reading
Osama bin Laden , saying there is no excuse for "assassinating" an unarmed man surrounded by his family. Bin Laden, the face of global terrorism and mastermind of the 9/11 terrorist ... Continue reading
A Cuban cigar roller claims to have broken the world record for longest cigar with his 230-foot hand rolled cigar. HAVANA, May 4 (UPI) -- A Cuban cigar roller said he is submitting his 230-foot cigar Continue reading
A mural honouring Bobby Sandsin Belfast. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the hunger strikes by Irish republican prisoners n the British-run Long Kesh concentration camp â?? an event that shook Continue reading
â??Nine months ago, former Cuban president Fidel Castro said that Osama Bin Laden was a CIA agent who never failed to pop up when George W. Bush needed a foil. "Bush never lacked for bin Laden's support," Continue reading
By PETER ORSIAssociated Press HAVANA (AP) - A Cuban court sentenced Chilean revolutionary-turned-businessman Max Marambio, long a friend of Fidel Castro, to 20 years in prison for fraud and bribery ... Continue reading
Cubaâ??s annual tourist show opened Tuesday in Havana with tourism officials reporting that the island continues to host growing numbers of visitors. Continue reading
Cuba 's former president."Whatever the actions attributed to him, the assassination of an unarmed human being while surrounded by his own relatives is something abhorrent," Castro ... Continue reading
Cubaâ??s annual tourist show opened Tuesday in Havana with tourism officials reporting that the island continues to host growing numbers of visitors.{poll_summary} Continue reading
With just 16 days to go before Cuba Nostalgia 2011, we are proud and happyto announce that we received confirmation today that our good friend, Yale professor and brilliant author Carlos Eire , will be Continue reading
COPENHAGEN -- Tonight, Yoani Sánchez -- the world-renowned Cuban blogger and philologist -- will be honored here with the inaugural Freedom Award, in the amount of $50,000, by the independent Danish Continue reading
Havana, Cuba (CNN) -- Former Cuban President Fidel Castro slammed the method used to kill on Thursday, saying there is no excuse for "assassinating" an unarmed man in front of his family. "Whatever the Continue reading
Police arrested a Cuban boxer known as ?The Cyclone of Guantanamo? after being accused of domestic violence in Miami-Dade Thursday. The rising Cuban star Yuriokis Gamboa Toledano, 29, is being accused Continue reading
HAVANA, CUBA (BNO NEWS) â?? Former Cuban President Fidel Castro on Thursday slammed the â??assassinationâ?? of Osama bin Laden who was reportedly unarmed when U.S. Special Forces shot at him. According Continue reading
El empresario chileno Max Marambio, condenado por la Justicia cubana a 20 años de cárcel por delitos económicos, atribuyó hoy la sentencia a una “persecución política” en su contra dirigida por el presidente cubano, Raúl Castro. Continue reading
Cuba condenó a 20 años de cárcel al empresario chileno Max Marambio, juzgado en ausencia, y a un ex ministro cubano a 15 años, acusados de cargos de corrupción, informó este jueves una nota oficial Continue reading
Yesterday began the process of sanctification of Pope John Paul II, who put his stamp on the second half of the twentieth century and the early years of the twenty-first, leaving his temporary earthly life to join that of eternal heaven. Undoubtedly he was a different Pope. A global pilgrim, e took his ministry to [...] Continue reading
DDC Madrid - Santiago de Chile 'Pareciera ser que tienen la ingenua pretensión de tapar lo que est... Continue reading
Startup carrier Air Nicaragua plans to begin operations in July with three-times-a-week flights from Managua to Havana, Nicaraguan Tourism Minister Mario Salinas Pasos told Caribbean News Digital during the FITCuba tourism fair in Havana. The Managua-Havana route could serve as a bridge between Nicaragua and Europe, helping Nicaraguans and citizens of other U.S. non-visa waiver countries [...] Continue reading