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Daily Archives: June 4, 2011

The uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Syria and elsewhere have prompted some fundamental questions: Who are these rebels? What are their political ideologies and governing ideas? What sort of ... Continue reading
A huge crowd is expected Sunday for the annual Cuban Day Parade in North Hudson. Organizers say as many as 450,000 will watch as the parade makes its way down Bergenline Avenue ending with a ... Continue reading
"I just say very simply, why doesn’t he show his birth certificate? Why has he spent over $2 million in legal fees to keep this quiet and to keep this ... Continue reading
Havana - Cuban dissident Guillermo Farinas on Friday announced a new hunger strike to dramatise demands for a full investigation into an alleged police beating of another dissident who died last ... Continue reading
The Florida Orchestra was officially approved to participate in a "multiyear" cultural exchange program with Cuba, beginning Sept. 26-29 with a concert by a wind quintet in Havana, according to the St. Petersburg Times. The quintet, made up of principal Continue reading
Reina Luisa Tamayo Danger declaró que Banes se encuentra tomada por la Seguridad del Estado y la policía Continue reading
The General Comptrollerâ??s Office of the Republic of Cuba (CGR) assumed the presidency of the Organization of Central American and Caribbean Supreme Audit Institutions (OCCEFS) as agreed by that body Continue reading
The documentary film Of Forests and Men by French filmmaker and photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand will be premiered in Havana on June 8 as part of activities marking the International of Environment. Continue reading
The 35th meeting of the Central American and Caribbean organization of governmental supervising bodies (OCCEFS, Spanish) starts this Friday in Havana at the Palco Hotel. Cuba, represented by the countryâ??s Continue reading
Decenas de defensores de los derechos humanos fueron detenidos, cientos de activistas y blogueros han sido interrogados tras llamamientos on-line a una “revolución de los jazmines” al estilo de las revueltas pro democráticas en Oriente Medio. Continue reading
An artist's rendering of the Scarabeo 9 ultra-deep-water semi-submersible drilling rig (Image: Saipem) SEE ALSO: Interior Secretary Ken Salazar pressed Repsol about its plans to drill in in deep Cuban Continue reading
Photo taken by Amnesty International by Pablo Pacheco Avila The future is unpredictable and our day to day experiences prove this. Just a few months ago my life was being consumed in a jail cell of the Canaletas Prison in the province of Ciego de Avila. Meanwhile, in other corners of the world thousands of [...] Continue reading
El experto de la Fundación Heritage lamentó que en Cuba todos los espacios públicos y políticos estén dominados por el Gobierno Continue reading
RepresiónFariñas inició este viernes una nueva huelga de hambre y sed para exigir justicia por la muerte de Juan Wilfredo Soto Continue reading
Cuba has announced new measures to spur the island's push into private enterprise, instituting a moratorium on payroll taxes for small business owners and loosening limits on the size of private restaurants. Continue reading
(IPS) - The family history of writer Manuel Martínez rises up in large, black letters on the walls and ceilings of his house in a low-income neighbourhood of the Cuban capital. Photos and objects from Continue reading
(IPS) - The family history of writer Manuel Martínez rises up in large, black letters on the walls and ceilings of his house in a low-income neighbourhood of the Cuban capital. Photos and objects from Continue reading
The 3200 members of the Holguin branch of the Cuban Association of Animal Production (ACPA) have enough reasons for joy because the outcomes they reached in the working achievements parameters took them Continue reading
Right when the national Radio Reloj station strikes 10.00 am next June 18, all the Cuban municipalities will start running at times of the Olympic Day Run, on which Holguin is getting things ready for Continue reading
Raúl Castro recibirá al alto cargo chino en el Palacio de la Revolución para celebrar conversaciones oficiales y firmar acuerdos, sobre los que no se han ofrecido detalles. Continue reading
La ministra española de Asuntos Exteriores y Cooperación, Trinidad Jiménez, afirmó que espera que puedan atenderse sus reivindicaciones Continue reading
El caso de la niña de solo un año presuntamente violada y quemada en el ámbito familiar pone de relieve el deterioro social en Puerto Rico, donde en 2010 más de 32.000 menores sufrieron abusos. La Continue reading
El secretario general del Partido Independentista Puertorriqueño (PIP), Juan Dalmau, dijo hoy que todos los grupos que abogan por la soberanía de la isla caribeña se manifestarán, de forma conjunta, Continue reading
El secretario general de la OEA, José Miguel Insulza, dijo en San Salvador que Cuba es parte de ese organismo, que en 2009 decidió su reincorporación al Sistema Interamericano tras levantar la Continue reading
sets won and sets lost): China 3 3 0 9 3 Dominican Republic 3 2 1 6 5 Cuba 3 1 2 6 6 Netherlands 3 0 3 2 9 Continue reading
Following are the results from China International Women's Volleyball Tournament here on Saturday: Dominican Republic bt Cuba 3-1 (25-19, 20-25,25-20, 25-21) China bt Netherlands 3-1 (26-24, 25-22, 23-25, 25-21 Continue reading
I understand that the Cuban dictatorshipâ??s band of octogenarian Young Guns is an endless source of jokes, and we here at Babalú have had quite a bit of fun at the expense of these liver-spotted youngsters Continue reading
DDC - Agencias La Habana El blog de la Seguridad del Estado cree que el disidente 'solo intentará ... Continue reading
A visitor watches the "Xinhua Gallery" photo exhibition at a hotel in Varadero, Cuba, June 3, 2011. The photo exhibition featuring the development of China in recent five years made its debut in Cuba. (Xinhua/Shi Sisi) Weekly review May 27 May 23 May 23 Continue reading
El exprisionero de conciencia José Daniel Ferrer pide a las personas de buena voluntad en el mundo que se solidaricen con el Premio Sájarov 2010 Continue reading
Sharon Stone arrives in Tbilisi One day has been left to the opening night Renny Harlin`s 5 Days of August that will be held in Tbilisi on Sunday evening. Meanwhile, Sharon Stone has arrived in Tbilisi. Continue reading
Agencias La Habana El grupo francés Pernod Ricard seguirá disputando el control de la marca de ron Havana Club en Estados Unidos, pese a... Continue reading
RepresiónHa hecho estas declaraciones tras proceder a la apertura de un foro en el que participan más de un centenar de empresarios y políticos de España y EEUU Continue reading
CUBAN President Raul Castro Ruz CUBAN President Raul Castro Ruz has turned 80 years and says he feels great. While no official events have been planned for President Castroâ??s birthday as he joins the Continue reading
Senator John Kerry apparently believes that everyone in the world deserves to live in the freedom and liberty of a democratic system of government. Everyone, that is, except Cubans. Kerry is jumping through Continue reading
Then, Joe Snr. suffers a stroke from which he may never fully recover. When Joe is sent home, Rose tries to care for him, but he only responds to Michelle, his secretary (and former lover). Rose is losing Continue reading
The acknowledgement to the municipalities and entities with the most remarkable work in the protection of environment tinged the provincial main event at times of June 5th, World Environment Day, held Continue reading
Faustino Oramas Osorio would have turned 100 years today if he had not parted four years ago, however, the Holguin born singer not alone lived almost the whole XX century and a bit of the XXI, but the Continue reading
Dr. Jose Azel from ICCAS in todayâ??s Miami Herald: Charting Cubaâ??s post-communist politics The uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Syria and elsewhere have prompted some fundamental questions: Continue reading
Están en la Base Naval de Guantánamo en espera de un posible asilo en un tercer país Continue reading
04 de junio de 2011, 10:49San Francisco de Macoris, Dominican Republic, Jun 3 (Prensa Latina) At least 15 Cuban publishers are exhibiting and selling their books as part of the fourth and last stage of Continue reading
04 de junio de 2011, 10:47By Yudith Diaz Gazan Havana, Jun 4 (Prensa Latina) Every year, the people celebrate the birthday of Gerardo Hernandez, one of the five anti-terrorist Cuban fighters unjustly Continue reading
Inviting ... Gardel's Bar at Porteno. Photo: Lee Besford It's indoors weather, so now's the time to enjoy Sydney's small-bar boom. Kristie Lau looks at the coolest places to escape the chill. If a garden Continue reading
Liú Sanbtiesteban In an interview on a Spanish language show on Russia TV, Mariela Castro, the daughter of Cuban dictator Raul Castro, talks about her familyâ??s â??suffering,â?? and how she has Continue reading
HAVANA, Jun 3  (IPS)  - President Raul Castro, who turned 80 Friday, is facing the challenge of making the Cuban economy more efficient without abandoning socialism â?? a course that involves overcoming Continue reading