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Daily Archives: June 1, 2011

HAVANA (Reuters) Cuban President Raul Castro turns 80 on Friday, the head of an aging government trying to preserve one of the world's last communist systems. At a time when most men have settled into Continue reading
In a rare cross-cultural collaboration, two classical-music groups from Cuba and the United States will engage in a multiyear partnership that will include American musicians performing in Havana. ... Continue reading
Eduardo Martins Felicio; as well as advisors Franklin de Souza Martins, Jose Dirceu and Othon Guimaraes Fernandes. Representing Cuba were Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez and Rodrigo Malmierca, Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment. The former head of Continue reading
of South Africa (DIRCO), Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, and its Deputy Minister Marius Fransman highlighted Tuesday the historic relations between Cuba and their country and the unyielding solidarity of this African nation with the island's call for the lifting Continue reading
Transsexuals in Cuba used to be locked up or sent to camps, but now times have changed. CNN's Shasta Darlington reports Continue reading
El reconocido arquitecto Nicolás Quintana, uno de los artífices del movimiento moderno que floreció en la Cuba republicana, murió el martes en Miami a la edad de 85 años, víctima de una complicación pulmonar. Continue reading
Las fotografías tomadas por Yoani Sánchez de sus propios perseguidores son expuestas en la mayor colectiva del festival PhotoEspaña. Continue reading
HAVANA (AP) — Cuba says fewer employees are working in the island's vaunted health care system, led by a significant reduction in nonprofessional jobs.A report from the National ... Continue reading
Las multas excesivas a los 'cuenta propistas' en CubaLa ley que rige la actividad de la iniciativa privada en Cuba todavía tiene puntos oscuros que conspiran contra el mercado libre en el país.Alberto Muller / martinoticias  31 de mayo de 2011'U... Continue reading
Agencias La Habana Sin mencionar su nombre, 'Juventud Rebelde' publica este miércoles un comentar... Continue reading
Posted on Wednesday, 06.01.11Cuba announces work force reduction in health careThe Associated PressHAVANA -- Cuba says fewer employees are working in the island's vaunted health care system, led by a significant reduction in nonprofessional jobs.A repo... Continue reading
Agentes castristas los amenazan con enviarlos a prisión si no dejan el activismo Continue reading
Havana, May 31 (Prensa Latina) Based on the growth of the tourism industry, Cuban authorities of the sector hope to have, in 15 years, 29 golf courts throughout the island. New legislation confirms ... Continue reading
Washington, Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) The International Committee to Free the Cuban Five on Wednesday announced another campaign in support of this cause. Known as "Five for The Cuban Five," ... Continue reading
Geneva, Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is supported by 13 countries and the European Union in its longstanding dispute with the United States over trademark piracy, an issue with a ruling that has not ... Continue reading
Cuba afronta una nueva temporada de ciclones que comienza este miércoles y que se prolongará hasta el 30 de noviembre, con la previsión de ser menos activa que en 2010 aunque ligeramente por encima Continue reading
has had trouble in the past getting his events off the ground. His last attempt at a big Cuba music festival at the Homestead speedway went bust when the contract was yanked from under him. Last year, the Ballet Folklorico didn't get its visas, ditching Continue reading
LibrosLa publicación del libro ha causado bastante controversia. Además de quienes alegan que el autor absorbió la propaganda castrista, también pesan acusaciones de plagio Continue reading
El exgobernante de Brasil Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva y el mandatario cubano, Raúl Castro, visitaron hoy las obras del puerto del Mariel, al oeste de La Habana, informaron fuentes diplomáticas. Continue reading
La fecha y lugar de la actuación del trovador cubano en Miami se fijarán la semana entrante,pero se sabe que actuará, además, en otras ciudades como New York, Washington DC, Boston, San Francisco y San Juan, Puerto Rico. Continue reading
Una fiscal de Gran Canaria ha solicitado a la Audiencia Nacional que se investigue a 4 hombres como presuntos autores de abusos sexuales a menores cometidos en el extranjero, incluyendo la isla de Cuba. Continue reading
Three businesses - a Cuban sandwich bistro, a pita restaurant and a furniture store - recently leased space at the Village Shopping Center in Boulder. Cuba Cuba Sandwicheria, a fast-casual Cuban ... Continue reading
Gulf Islands Secondary School music students -- many of whom took part in a recent trip to Cuba -- perform for ressidents at Meadowbrook. The GISS music show runs tonight (Wednesday) and tomorrow ... Continue reading
Agencias La Habana El exgobernante de Brasil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, y Raúl Castro visitaron hoy las obras del puerto del Mariel, al... Continue reading
El escritor y humorista cubano Enrique del Risco (Enrisco) habló con los oyentes de Periodismo.com sobre sus experiencias como bloguero. Continue reading
CrónicaCorea del Norte ocupa el segundo puesto, seguida de Cuba, Irán y Venezuela. El puesto más infeliz, el 203, es para Estados Unidos Continue reading
Agencias La Habana Son datos publicados por la Oficina Nacional de Estadísticas, organismo que no... Continue reading
Comments 0 Recently announced economic reforms bode well for Cuba and the opportunities to increase U.S. rice sales in the country, which have suffered from a recent economic downturn. More About: Asian Continue reading
                Era en julio, creo, época de lluvias.Los caños, repletos, se habían derramado,llenando el mar de lodo.Estamos en Tolú en el año, tal vez,58.Las olas derrumbaban en la arenasu barro estrepitos... Continue reading
Relaciones Cuba-BrasilLa inversión comprometida por el país suramericano en este proyecto podría llegar a más de 500 millones de dólares y la total a 800 millones Continue reading
June 2011, 3:46 NZST MIAMI, June 1, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fuego Enterprises, Inc. (Pink Sheets:FUGI - News) proudly announces the U.S. and Puerto Rico Tour of Cuban music composer, singer and guitar Continue reading
Some obviously well intentioned readers have sent me valuable suggestions regarding the events that have been occurring in the city of Santa Clara, in the Villa Clara province. These readers ask me to use images that attest to the events cited, but they overestimate this blogger’s materials and logistics. Regretfully, I inform you that if [...] Continue reading
Havana, Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) Hydrogen production, storage, transportation and its use are some of the issues of the 7th International Conference for Renewable Energy, Energy Conservation and Energy ... Continue reading
Havana, Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) The introduction of hydrogen to the fuel market as a substitute for fossil resources will capture the attention of the delegates at the International Workshop of that ... Continue reading
Havana, Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) The 41st Giraldo Cordova Cardin Memorial International Boxing Tournament begins Wednesday with about 100 athletes from 14 countries. Havana's Ramon Fonst ... Continue reading
No importa si se es una celebridad o superestrella, cantar con “Mister 305” es garantía segura para “pegar” en los medios. Continue reading
Agencias Beijing Corea del Norte elabora su propio ranking de felicidad mundial y se otorga el segu... Continue reading
TRIBUNA: RAFAEL ROJASReforma y represión en CubaRAFAEL ROJAS 01/06/2011Uno de los mejores efectos del pasado congreso del Partido Comunista de Cuba es que, más allá de su limitada propuesta de cambio institucional, funcionarios y académicos de la i... Continue reading
The innocence and joy I saw today on the streets of the Cuban city of Holguin moved me a lot, but I also went deeply sad when came to my mind some distant faces of thousands of children all across the Continue reading
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El curioso sondeo identifica a los estadounidenses como los habitantes más infelices de todo el planeta. Continue reading
Tribunal cubano condena a disidentes por desacato31 de mayo de 2011 • 17:35Un tribunal de justicia cubano dictó sentencias de tres y cinco años de cárcel a cuatro disidente bajo cargos de desacato y desorden público.Varios familiares reunidos en ... Continue reading
Protestan presos extranjeros en el Combinado del EsteWednesday, June 1, 2011 | Por Carlos Ríos OteroLA HABANA, Cuba 1 de junio  (C/R Otero/ www.cubanet.org ) -Durante la segunda y tercera semana de mayo, los once presos extranjeros que cohabitan ... Continue reading
President Raul Castro proposed the measure in December, saying that Cuba couldn't afford the $47 million a year it was paying on imports to meet typically high local coffee consumption. read more Continue reading
Cuban expatriates in the U.S. closely followed the changes — many of them under way, having been announced in a number of speeches by President Raúl Castro over the past several months — in the hope of buying potentially valuable r... Continue reading