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Monthly Archives: July 2011

: Despite US pressure to accept the Cuban strongman the State refused asylum, writes JOHN MORAN GENERAL FULGENCIO Batista of Cuba was Ireland?s first asylum seeker, according to documents uncovered by Continue reading
A United Airlines flight was diverted to Cuba on Sunday after its crew reported a strong odor in the plane, U.S. aviation and airline spokesmen said. Continue reading
Eliseo Alberto, a Cuban-born writer living in exile in Mexico, died Sunday at a hospital just days after receiving a kidney transplant, the Mexican government's National Institute of Fine Arts said. He Continue reading
United Flight 831 took off around 9 a.m. from Dulles airport, the airline's website says Its crew noticed a strong odor in the plane, says FAA and United spokesmen As a result, the flight is diverted Continue reading
Cuban lawmakers are seeking tougher punishment for anyone who takes US government money for what the US sees as funds aimed at promoting democracy, state media reported Saturday. The reaction ... Continue reading
Officials: Burning Smell Detected In Cockpit Of United Flight 831 From Mike AhlersCNN (CNN) -- A United Airlines flight was diverted to Cuba on Sunday after its crew reported a strong odor in the plane, Continue reading
Detenidas por exigir "cambios sin dictadura"Luego de ser arrestadas Ivonne Mayesa Galano, quien desplegó una sábana en el capitolio exigiendo cambios al gobierno, y Rosario Morales La Rosa, comenzaron a gritar consignas antigubernam... Continue reading
A United Airlines flight was diverted to Cuba on Sunday after its crew reported a strong odor in the plane, U.S. aviation and airline spokesmen said. Continue reading
Pedro MeuricePersonas que asistieron a la misa calcularon entre 800 y hasta unos pocos miles las personas que colmaron el templo durante el culto de dos horas Continue reading
"Yoani Sanchez - Award-Winning Cuban BloggerFive Years Ago Raul Castro "Inherited" a Nation and Its People; What Has He Done With It?Posted: 7/31/11 01:30 PM ET"The chocolate is over!" screamed my two friends, as I opened the d... Continue reading
Esperan aumento de cubanos que trabajan sector no estatalEditor: Rui Dong10:30:49 2011-07-30 / XinhuaEl gobierno cubano espera "un incremento" de la cifra de trabajadores por cuenta propia, como se llama en la isla a la ocupación en ne... Continue reading
Masivo sepelio de arzobispo crítico a Gobierno en Santiago de Cuba31 de julio de 2011 • 14:01El arzobispo cubano Pedro Meurice, un duro crítico del gobierno comunista, recibió este domingo un masivo adiós en la oriental ciudad de ... Continue reading
La Asamblea cubana analizará la marcha de la economía y del plan de reformasEFEDomingo, 31 de Julio de 2011 - 18:52 h.La Habana, 31 jul (EFECOM).- La Asamblea Nacional de Cuba (parlamento unicameral) celebrará mañana su primera sesi... Continue reading
Una avión de la aerolínea estadounidense United Airlines que salió el domingo de Washington con 135 pasajeros a bordo debió aterrizar en La Habana como medida de precaución. El vuelo 831 que cubría la ruta desde la capital norteamericana hacia C... Continue reading
AFP/Havana Cuban lawmakers are seeking tougher punishment for anyone who takes US government money for what the US sees as funds aimed at promoting democracy, state media reported on Saturday. The reaction Continue reading
Agencias La Habana Músicos de Canadá, Estados Unidos, Francia, Haití y Colombia asistirán a un simposio internacional de hip hop que s... Continue reading
En 1975 escribió su primer libro de poesía, "Importará el trueno", y en 1985 su primera novela, "La fogata roja". En 1998 recibió el premio Alfaguara por "Caracol Beach" Continue reading
MÉXICO D.F., 31 Jul. (Reuters/EP) - El escritor cubano Eliseo "Lichi" Alberto ha muerto este domingo a los 59 años de edad en un hospital de la ciudad de México, después de haber sido sometido a un trasplante de riñón durante los últimos día... Continue reading
I was able to hear, via a radio show being transmitted from Miami, the reading of an article by a Cuban writer named Eduardo del Llano. It was a perfect sonata defending the right of Cuban workers and dissidents to strike. “Why not?”, asked del Llano. I was greatly impressed by the light and fresh [...] Continue reading
Italia se coronó campeón mundial juvenil de voleibol en Perú Lima, 31 jul (EFE).- Italia se coronó hoy campeón mundial juvenil de voleibol femenino al ganar por 3-1 a Brasil en el torneo que se disputó en Perú. El equipo italiano venció a las... Continue reading
Tags: Evita Peron On Evita Peronâ??s 59th death anniversary, a huge portrait of Argentinaâ??s former First Lady is being installed at downtown Buenos Aires Almost six decades since her death, the figure Continue reading
HAVANA--Cuba is renewing sales of appliances, reversing a pillar of Fidel Castro's "energy revolution" in response to popular demand and to support the growing ranks of independent ... Continue reading
DDC - Agencias Ciudad de México El poeta, novelista y periodista cubano Eliseo Alberto Diego murió este domingo a los 59 años de edad e... Continue reading
DDC Madrid 'Un mar de pueblo' acompañó los restos mortales del arzobispo emérito hasta el cement... Continue reading
SABU  ''PALO CONGO'' (CUBA, 1957) @ NOTA: Arsenio Rodriguez (El Ciego Maravilloso) grabó para el sello Blue Note: Tribilín cantore y Palo congo, aunque este último fue editado bajo el nombre de Sabú Martínez, pese a que Rodríguez compuso c... Continue reading
S. Senator John Kerry to end his personal hold on US$20 million in democracy promotion funds earmarked for Cuba. The funds have not been released yet, however. They have been on hold as a U.S. State Department contractor Alan Gross is jailed in Cuba, Continue reading
Caracas, Jul 30 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban delegation is already the medal leader although four finals are left before the end of the 4th ALBA Games, which included more than 2,000 athletes from 23 ... Continue reading
Havana, Jul 31 (Prensa Latina) Singers, musical groups and dancers from Canada, the United States, France, Haiti and Colombia are expected to attend the Hip-Hop International Symposium to be held ... Continue reading
Por Lianet Arias Sosa Havana, (Prensa Latina) At the entrance of Havana Bay there is an image that dazzles the eyes and brings memories of old roads and new stories about the Fortress, commonly ... Continue reading
State Ration Store in Havana, No Chocolate in Sight / Photo by: M.J. Porter, Translator "The chocolate is over!" screamed my two friends, as I opened the door that night of July 31, 2006. They were Continue reading
(EFE via COMTEX) -- Cuba will host an international hip hop symposium from Aug. 17-21 that will be attended by musicians from Canada, the United States, France, Haiti and Colombia, state media reported Continue reading
Publicado el domingo, 07.31.11Debaten la lucha no violenta en CubaLa Fundación Nacional Cubano Americana discute la democratización de Cuba y el impacto de la tecnología en su trigésimo congreso.Juan Carlos Chavezjcchavez@elnuevoher... Continue reading
Raúl Castro cumple 5 años en el poder clamando contra el desorden económico30 de julio de 2011 • 02:31 PMEl presidente de Cuba, Raúl Castro, cumplirá este domingo cinco años al frente del país intentando "actua... Continue reading
LIBERTAD PARA LÁZARO MARLON MESA31-07-2011.Julio Beltrán IglesiasAgencia Libre Asociada, Corresponsal de Misceláneas de Cuba(www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- Ciudad de la Habana-Cuba. Como es habitual los 24 de cada mes, miembros del Parti... Continue reading
ROBAN BICICLETAS DE CARRERA EN ESCUELA DE DEPORTES31-07-2011.Dania Virgen GarcíaPeriodista Independiente, Cuba por Dentro(www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- En la escuela de deportes "Mártires de Barbados", situada en Palo Jorobado, Cuatr... Continue reading
AVN .- Una ofrenda floral del líder de la Revolución, Fidel Castro, y del presidente cubano, Raúl Castro, fue depositada ante la tumba de los mártires Frank y Josué País en el cementerio Santa Ifigenia, Continue reading
Un fuerte despliegue policial custodia los ritos funerarios oficiados en memoria del obispo emérito de Santiago de Cuba Continue reading
LATEST NEWS: I Stay in Holguin, Jeison Pacheco LATEST NEWS: Cuba and US Expand Direct Air Operations LATEST NEWS: Cuba / Changes in Public Health Announced LATEST NEWS: Havana, a Huge Circus Soon LATEST Continue reading
31 de julio de 2011, 11:38Por Lianet Arias Sosa Havana, (Prensa Latina) At the entrance of Havana Bay there is an image that dazzles the eyes and brings memories of old roads and new stories about the Continue reading
Havana, Jul 30 (Prensa Latina) The economic, commercial and financial blockade the United States imposed on Cuba for nearly 50 years was termed unfair by members of the 22nd US-Cuba Friendship ... Continue reading
Paris, Jul 31 (Prensa Latina) For the sixth year in a row, the Central Office for Social Activities, from France''s energy sector, has successfully promoted performances by Cuban artistic ... Continue reading
American efforts to support the hacker community in keeping the Internet accessible for all users in to countries like Iran, Cuba and North Korea, have not been as successful as hoped. For example, earlier Continue reading
Se libra "una lucha de contrarios: los que quieren cambiar y los que dan la pelea silenciosa para que todo siga igual" Continue reading
31 de julio de 2011, 11:11Havana, Jul 31 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is concentrating efforts in restoring the national railroad system, and aims for recuperating the sector with effectiveness. The statement Continue reading
CARACAS, Venezuela: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez made an abrupt political shift Friday, urging his socialist movement to reach out to the middle class and small business owners. Chavez, whose signature Continue reading