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Daily Archives: May 21, 2011

Yoani Sanchez - Award-Winning Cuban BloggerPunishment Is Swift for Cuban Painter-Politician Who Calls for a Multi-Party SystemPosted: 05/21/11 11:58 AM ETWe are experiencing another turn of the screw of intolerance. Just when individual daring is gaini... Continue reading
BUTTE LAROSE, La. - The final wave of holdouts has mostly packed up and left Butte LaRose as water from the swollen Atchafalaya River inches toward their homes. Painted signs outside their now-abandoned Continue reading
Noel Smith, curator of education at USF's Graphicstudio, hopes to work again with Cuban artists. Sarah M Howard, Research Associate, at USF's Graphicstudio talks about a piece of Cuban art. JAY CONNER/STAFF Continue reading
                La ensayista argentina Josefina Ludmer es autora de varios ensayos clásicos dentro de la historia contemporánea de la crítica cultural latinoamericana. Multifacéticos, estos libros se ocupan, ... Continue reading
Los perfiles heroícos de los pueblos, como banderas de identidad, nunca son arriados. Cuando entre tales perfiles figuran aquellos que asumen la brillantez del martirologio sus luces convidan al ejemplo.  El 19 de Mayo de 1996 varios cubanos, baj... Continue reading
Nuevas normas permiten más turismo de EEUU a Cuba21 de Mayo de 2011 • 14:10El fruto prohibido vuelve a estar al alcance de los viajeros estadounidenses. Nuevas normas promulgadas por el gobierno de Barack Obama ampliarán el acceso a la Cuba... Continue reading
Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Spencer Baldwin will arrive in Cuba Monday for a four-day visit focusing mainly on economic issues. Among others, the small Caribbean nation seeks an air agreement for LIAT. The St. Johns, Antigua-based airline is planning to offer cargo service from 22 Eastern Caribbean airports to Cuba with same-day delivery. Spencer will also talk [...] Continue reading
Economía, CambiosMás de 300.000 cubanos trabajan por cuenta propiaDe las autorizaciones, el 22 por ciento corresponde a la actividad de "elaboración y venta de alimentos", que abarca desde restaurantes hasta pequeñas cafet... Continue reading
There are those who believe that history is written only by those in power, by means of textbooks, testimonials, biographies, means of communication and other supports of dominance that certify the version of the victors. Cuban history of the 20th Century confirms the rule, but in conflict with the story of the main characters who [...] Continue reading
SE REÚNEN OPOSITORES21-05-2011.Hugo ArañaCorresponsal de Misceláneas de Cuba(www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- En la mañana del pasado 19, La Coordinadora de Opositores Unidos de la provincia de Matanzas, compuesta por el Partido 19 de... Continue reading
MITIN DE REPUDIO, GOLPIZAS Y ARRESTOS EN MOA, HOLGUÍN21-05-2011.Magaly Norvis Otero SuárezPeriodista Independiente, Hablemos Press(www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- La Habana. Alrededor de las 8:00 de la noche del jueves, turbas paramilitares inv... Continue reading
Cuba Nostalgia celebrates the island's culture and features The Herald's Mariel Database. Related Content Similar stories: New book preserves stories of Cuban exodus Miami music mogul Emilio Estefan has Continue reading
DISIDENTES INTENTAN REUNIRSE A PESAR DEL DESPLIEGUE POLICIAL21-05-2011.Roberto de Jesús Guerra PérezCentro de Información Hablemos Press(www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- La Habana. Un grupo de disidentes miembros de diferentes organizaciones... Continue reading
Former Cuban President Fidel Castro was asked Friday if ironically, similar to the intervention in Libya, NATO also bombed Spain due to protests in Madrid and other Spanish cities to demand changes in Continue reading
DEPORTARÁN A CORRESPONSAL DE HABLEMOS PRESS21-05-2011.Roberto de Jesús Guerra PérezCentro de Información Hablemos Press(www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- La Habana. Agentes de la policía nacional revolucionaria arrestaron el lunes ... Continue reading
Petróleo, Exilio, EEUUSe cree que una enorme plataforma petrolífera china comenzará a perforar en busca de petróleo a finales del verano o principios del otoño Continue reading
Economía, CambiosDe las autorizaciones, el 22 por ciento corresponde a la actividad de “elaboración y venta de alimentos”, que abarca desde restaurantes hasta pequeñas cafeterías y puestos de venta de comida en la calle Continue reading
Manuel Zayas Barcelona La prohibición de 'PM' violó las leyes en que tal prohibición pretendía ... Continue reading
Laura Pollán dio las gracias a Joseph Lieberman por reconocer que la agrupación femenina lucha por la libertad y la democracia de Cuba Continue reading
E. is 38 and pregnant. She feels like one more number in the statistics. The other day she called me when she was leaving the polyclinic to say she was coming over. They couldn’t do any more. Half the tests couldn’t be done because they didn’t have the reagents, even though they sent the prescription [...] Continue reading
The forbidden fruit of American travel is once again within reach. New rules issued by the Obama administration will allow Americans wide access to communist-led Cuba, already a mecca for tourists from other nations. Continue reading
… a 67-64 victory over Latvia in Guildford. After defeats to Germany and Cuba in the opening two days, Tom Maher's team have some momentum as they… Continue reading
Héctor Maseda Gutiérrez, exprisionero del Grupo de los 75, apuesta por la participación juvenil para los cambios en Cuba. Continue reading
Cuba’s campaign for sexual diversity has reached Santiago de Cuba, reports IPS. Mariela Castro’s National Center for Sex Education (CENESEX) led a conga in the streets of the city—thought Continue reading
A delegation of Mexican agribusiness executives is scheduled to arrive in Cuba Monday to talk about investments on the island. The group, headed by Mexican Agriculture Minister Francisco Mayorga Castañeda, will seek opportunities amid a transition of Cuba’s agriculture towards more private production. Cuba is seeking investments in the sugar industry and help for its budding [...] Continue reading
Roberto Álvarez Quiñones Los Angeles En los años 50, Cuba importaba el 29% de los alimentos que ... Continue reading
Se llevaron una corona de flores que habían depositado varios opositores frente al monumento de José Martí en Antillas Continue reading
Pedro Pablo Oliva fue expulsado de su cargo como diputado provincial por el gobierno de Pinar del Río, que lo acusó de "contrarrevolucionario". Continue reading
A week ago Die Welt reported that, in what may soon be a repeat of the Cuban missile crisis, US arch-enemy Iran, following a secret agreement signed on October 19, 2010 of strategic cooperation, Venezuela Continue reading
Reuters' Marc Frank has an excellent piece today, showing how Raul Castro wasn't just paying lip service to cracking down on corruption. In this story in the Financial Times, Frank explains the sweep Continue reading
once again within reach. New rules issued by the Obama administration will allow Americans wide access to communist-led Cuba, already a mecca for tourists from other nations.Within months or even weeks, thousands of people from Seattle to Sarasota could Continue reading
The number of Cubans that have a private work on the island exceeds 300,000, the official newspaper Granma reported.Under this environment, the Ministry of Labour and Social Security reported that as Continue reading
HAVANA - Cuba says 310,000 people have become licensed independent workers as the government tries to lift a foundering economy by allowing some private-sector activity.An article in Communist Party newspaper Continue reading
HAVANA Cuba says 310,000 people have become licensed independent workers as the government tries to lift a foundering economy by allowing some private-sector activity. An article in Communist Party newspaper Continue reading
Donaida Pérez Paseiro, Yris Támara Pérez Aguilera y Aymara Reyes Mesa fueron detenidas por agentes de la Seguridad del Estado y trasladadas a la unidad policial donde permanecieron hasta el viernes por la noche Continue reading
According to April 30's reports, some 309,728 people in Cuba were officially self-employed (private) workers, and 221,839 of them were new, having obtained their licenses after October of last year. Of the latter group, 22 percent, or 49,349 Continue reading
21 de mayo de 2011, 12:16Havana, May 21 (Prensa Latina) People have praised the high level of the Elite Group in the 46th Capablanca Memorial Chess Tournamentnow underway here, but the Premier Group also Continue reading
21 de mayo de 2011, 12:17Santiago, Cuba, May 21 (Prensa Latina) Eliades Ochoa, a living legend of Cuban music, praised on Saturday the 15th edition of the Cubadisco Fair in this eastern city, where he Continue reading
Cuba and Argentine were among a number of countries celebrating Vietnam â??s founding President Ho Chi Minhâ??s 121st birth anniversary on May 19. At a meeting held by the Cuban Institute for Friendship Continue reading
-Video--John Perkins Economic Hitman-- In President Obamas Arab Spring Speech he outlined a plan for debt forgiveness to Egypt of one billion dollars. To many of us this is an incredible sum of money. Continue reading
finds topical relevance in a new production of Nights of the Assassins by Cuban playwright Jose Triana at Al-Tali'aFor theatre to be alive and effective, it has to have vitality and social relevance, Continue reading
Cuban Parliament President Ricardo Alarcon, member of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Cuban Communist Party, asserted that current times entail great responsibilities and that the task to Continue reading
LATEST NEWS: Town of El Cobre in Santiago de Cuba to Be Declared National Monument Online: 62 guests Saturday, 21 May 2011 News Culture The Cuban actress Laura de la Uz has been awarded with the prize Continue reading
We are experiencing another turn of the screw of intolerance. Just when individual daring is gaining ground here and there, the times of admonishment come along. The first signs appeared with the TV Continue reading
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