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Daily Archives: June 19, 2011

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban with the NBA Championship basketball trophy after arrival at Love Field in Dallas, Monday, June 13, 2011. The Mavericks beat the Heat to will the championship. ... Continue reading
Dallas Mavericks ' NBA Finals after-party, team owner Mark Cuban bought a bottle of champagne for his team, and then left a 22 percent tip. We also should point out that the bottle ... Continue reading
NEW YORK -- With only the tips of his elbows touching his bicycle's upturned handlebars, Damian Lopez Alfonso pedalled along the Hudson River bike path on a cool March day. His balancing act ... Continue reading
SPA -- A 15-year effort to improve Communist Cuba's shoddy bookkeeping and root out corruption has made progress but there is still much to be done, a national audit published on Sunday showed, according Continue reading
SPA -- A 15-year effort to improve Communist Cuba's shoddy bookkeeping and root out corruption has made progress but there is still much to be done, a national audit published on Sunday showed, according Continue reading
Winds of change are opening doors that have been closed in oppressed countries for half a century, not only in the near East but also in the Caribbean. In central Cuba, one recent day seemed like any Continue reading
Thanks to the inimitable Paquito Dâ??Rivera for shedding light on this phenomenon, because Iâ??ve been unable to understand how it is beneficial for Americans to spend their hard-earned, and increasingly Continue reading
2011 handout photo. Chavez had a pelvic abscess successfully removed on June 9 during a scheduled visit to Cuba, forcing him to postpone his return to Venezuela. [Photo/Agencies] HAVANA - Cuban President Raul Castro and his brother Fidel Castro visited Continue reading
President Raul Castro have met Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez here and discussed bilateral and international issues, according to Cuba's official media. Mr. Chavez is recovering from a surgery he underwent in Havana. The meeting seemed to be in a Continue reading
SPA -- The sovereign debt crisis currently gripping Greece could spread as far France, Belgian Finance Minister Didier Reynders warned in an interview published Sunday on the website of French newspaper Continue reading
Uribe afirma que teme que Venezuela se convierta en otra CubaEl expresidente criticó la llamada "permisividad latinoamericana"EL UNIVERSALdomingo 19 de junio de 2011 12:00 AMBogotá.- El expresidente colombiano manifestó su pre... Continue reading
With Regards to the "Revolutionary Dissidence": Nuances for a Possible Dialogue / Miriam CelayaMiriam Celaya, Translator: Unstated (Article originally publishes in Diario de Cuba, 14 May 2022.)I recently wrote an article published in this Jou... Continue reading
Conferencia impartida en Barcelona de Miguel Galbán Gutierrez, expreso político deportado a España sobre las realidades del castrismoPublicado el junio 19, 2011 por miguelgalban Conferencia de Miguel Galbán Gutierrez, expreso pol&#2... Continue reading
The Raul Castro administration in Cuba has refuted claims by a United States firm that Havana is responsible for the sinking of a disabled barge. The barge was adrift in Cuban waters as it carried US$2 Continue reading
Photo: Yoani Sanchez The branches bend under the weight and children throw stones and shake the limbs trying to knock down the fruit. It's mango season. Like a cycle of life that transcends the crisis, Continue reading
A Iris Tamara Pérez Aguilera le iban a practicar una tomografía en un hospital habanero el lunes Continue reading
Back on Fathers Day 2006 I wrote and posted here on this anecdote about my Father. Unlike most people to whom their mothers have been pivotal growing up as a child and in their lives, though I have Continue reading
EUGENE, Ore. â?? Recent lectures at the University of Oregon about 2011 being a â??year of living dangerouslyâ?? â?? due to possible nuclear conflict in the Middle East with rogue states, such as Syria Continue reading
Last Thursday April 28, as part of the lecture series that regularly takes place in the Fray Bartolome de las Casas Room, Mr. Roberto Veiga, editor of the journal Lay Space, took as his topic “Present Urgencies, Future Imperatives of Cuba,” which was presided over by an emotional and illustrated introduction from Brother Manuel Uña, [...] Continue reading
By Luis Felipe Rojas: A Friend of Mine Sent Me This Letter and Photo of Harol Brito At the time of his death, Harol Brito was only 39 years old. He had spent 16 years of his life in prison Continue reading
In a move that will see yet greater funding applied to essential public services, the Venezuelan government announced a series of initiatives last week intended to strengthen the Caribbean nationâ??s Continue reading
Representatives from 10 countries, mostly Latin American, created this Friday the International Coordinating Committee of Solidarity with the Bolivarian Revolution and ALBA processes. In reading the constituent Continue reading
DDC Toronto Los Azulejos de Toronto extendieron el contrato otros dos años al shortstop cubano Yunel Escobar, por 10 millones de dólares... Continue reading
CARACAS, Venezuela While President Hugo Chavez has been recovering from pelvic surgery in Cuba, his troubles at home in Venezuela have been accumulating. On top of 23 percent inflation and growing government Continue reading
José Marino Ortiz (de iz. a der.), Reyna Loinaz Tamayo (madre de Orlando Zpatana) y el general retirado Robert Baker, durante el banquete del 50 aniversario de la Invasión de Bahía de Cochinos, celebrado el sábado por la noche. Abajo, Félix Rodr Continue reading
Agencias La Habana Hasta ahora, lo habitual era la acción de inspectores para multar a los trabaja... Continue reading
Bonner falleció a los 88 años de edad tras una larga enfermedad Continue reading
CARACAS, Venezuela - While President Hugo Chavez has been recovering from pelvic surgery in Cuba, his troubles at home in Venezuela have been accumulating.On top of 23 percent inflation and growing government Continue reading
Algunas fueron interceptadas, detenidas y devueltas a sus casas por agentes de la policía política, entre ellas: Mariblanca Ávila Expósito, Ercilia Correoso, Isabel Ávila Pérez y Leidis Coca Continue reading
19 de junio de 2011, 11:26Havana, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) U.S. restoration expert Walter Newman, director of paper conservation at the Northeast Document Conservation Center in Andover, Massachusetts, Continue reading
DesercionesIntegraban una delegación universitaria que viajó desde La Habana hacia Orlando para participar en un concurso de ciencias de la computación Continue reading
Mariela Castro: admiro el modelo holandés de educación sexual.Publicado el : 17 Junio 2011 - 11:42 de la mañana | Por Sergio Acosta Durante el Congreso Mundial sobre Salud Sexual, Mariela Castro expuso los progresos en Cuba con respecto ... Continue reading
Exilio, Reina Luisa TamayoDurante el encuentro abordarán la situación interna de Cuba, los derechos humanos y el movimiento opositor Continue reading
El exilio cubano en Miami se prepara para invertir en Cuba"El empresariado cubano dice: 'No quiero ser el último en llegar a Cuba'" | Dos exiliados en florida: Críticas de los duros a los planes del empresario Saladrigas par... Continue reading
For all of those seeking to enjoy a Cuba vacation before the â??quaintnessâ?? of Cuban slaves is gone, and the misery and poverty of a repressed nation remains â??unspoiledâ?? by liberty and freedom, Continue reading
19 de junio de 2011, 10:14By Alejandro Gomez Rio de Janeiro, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) Participants in the 6th Cuba Solidarity Conference approved an action plan to step up solidarity with the Cuban Revolution. Continue reading
19 de junio de 2011, 10:14Havana, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) A center dedicated to the breeding and conservation of native and exotic bird species opened this weekend at the Cuban National Zoo. The institution Continue reading
Cuban leader Fidel Castro and his brother, President Raul Castro, visited the Venezuelan leader Hugo ChavezChavez, who is convalescing in Havana after emergency surgery for a pelvic abscess.The Cuban Continue reading
David Deutschmann, founder of Ocean Press, published the diaries of Che Guevara. Photo: Wayne Taylor CUBA is a long way from Flemington and this week it seemed particularly far away. David Deutschmann Continue reading
Antonio José Ponte Madrid El castrismo, que desterró el golf y el bridge y tantos otros hábitos,... Continue reading
HAVANA â?? The remains of U.S. pastor Lucius Walker will have their final resting place in Cuba, fulfilling the wishes of the former leader of the religious movement Pastors for Peace, which sought an Continue reading
A female friend of mine complained about the shallowness of the majority of todayâ??s men in their social interactions with them. She based her observation on the fact that most men on their first encounter Continue reading
(Article originally publishes in Diario de Cuba, 14 May 2022.) I recently wrote an article published in this Journal, which, to my satisfaction, has provoked several controversial comments. I say this is satisfactory, because several decades of absence of public debate in Cuban society, has contributed greatly to the lack of solutions to problems that [...] Continue reading
A convicted child murderer told a court he had information clearing Amanda Knox of the killing of British student Meredith Kercher. Giving evidence at the American student's appeal hearing yesterday in Continue reading
Uncommon Sense illustrates how the Catholic Church in Cuba is not the only organized religious institution to be corrupted by the diabolical Castro dictatorship: Methodists remove pastor for being Continue reading