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Daily Archives: July 10, 2011

SINGAPORE: Singapore port operator PSA International said on Friday it will manage a container terminal in Cuba that is currently under construction, confirming an earlier Reuters report. "PSA Continue reading
Manuel Galban, a Grammy-winning Cuban guitarist who rose to international fame as a member of the Buena Vista Social Club, has died of a heart attack in Havana. He was 80. An article in Communist Party Continue reading
The 32nd Festival of New Latin American Cinema, which ended in Havana last December 2, showed that the seventh art is on the upswing in Latin America and that Cuba is no exception. Among the over 500 participants, the Cuban films–independently of their themes, of their directors’ degree of success, and of the quality of [...] Continue reading
Posted on Sun, Jul. 10, 2011Chavez's 'reverse miracle' with Venezuela's economyAndres Oppenheimer is a Latin America correspondent for the Miami HeraldVenezuelan President Hugo Chavez's critics took advantage of his absence for canc... Continue reading
SEGÚN LOS CRITERIOS OFICIALES"Socialismo cubano no será igual al chino"La "actualización del socialismo" emprendida por el Gobierno cubano desde 2008 busca soluciones dentro de "un modelo propio", sin copiar... Continue reading
EconomíaSegún la presidenta de BANDEC a los créditos se aplican tasas de interés mínimas de entre un 3 y un 7 % Continue reading
'Havana Real': a no-frills look at the privations of today's CubaIn "Havana Real," write and blogger Yoani Sánchez reveals the hard facts of everyday life in today's Cuba.By by Bruce Ramsey'Havana Real: One Woman Figh... Continue reading
The founder of a New York-based group that supports the Cuban government threatened to pull the scholarships of any American medical student in Havana who contacted the U.S. diplomatic mission on the Continue reading
RUBÉN GONZÁLEZ J.R. ''MULATAS MÁGICAS'' (CUBA, 2003) @"A chip off the old block" goes the saying. Here this applies to Ruben Gonzalez, Jr. who inherited his musical talent from his father. Father and son share not only the same first name and surn... Continue reading
Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) - The Los Angeles Dodgers announced that infielder Juan Castro has retired and will join the club's front office as special assistant for baseball operations ... Continue reading
Chicago, IL (Sports Network) - The White Sox placed catcher Ramon Castro on the 15-day disabled list Sunday, one day after he broke his right hand and index finger on a passed ball. The team ... Continue reading
Participaron en la marcha la transexual Wendy y el activista gay independiente Ignacio Estrada Cepero Continue reading
is offering several trips that include a weekend in Havana that costs $1,795 and visits an orphanage; Callejon de Hammel, a community project promoting art, music and culture; the Instituto de ... Continue reading
HAVANA - Cuba's Supreme Court has set a July 22 date to consider an appeal by U.S. contractor Alan Gross, who was sentenced to 15 years in prison on charges of illegally importing ... Continue reading
The Stanford alum tallied 11 kills in the win over Cuba. Foluke Akinradewo STANFORD, Calif. - Stanford alum Foluke Akinradewo helped guide the U.S. Women's National Team to a 25-21, 25-16, 25-13 win over Continue reading
Cada seis meses, el doctor García Sabrido coge un avión en Madrid hacia La HabanaEl médico español que mantiene vivos a Fidel Castro y a Hugo ChávezEs el jefe de cirugía del Hospital Gregorio Marañón de MadridRed... Continue reading
Havana, Cuba- Jerod Bartnik (Surrey, BC) scored the go ahead run in the top of 10 th from second base, after Jacob Robson (Windsor, ON) bunted and the throw to first base rolled into foul territory. The Continue reading
El economista independiente Oscar Espinosa Chepe asegura que la medida es insuficiente porque el crédito "se está dando en moneda nacional y muchos recursos hay que comprarlos en moneda convertible" Continue reading
El doctor García Sabrido, Fidel Castro y Hugo Chávez... Se trata del doctor García Sabrido, jefe de cirugía del Hospital Gregorio Marañón en Madrid. Dice la nota: “Si alguien de verdad conoce el alcance del mal que padece el Gorila Rojo de Vene... Continue reading
By JIM SWANSON After what we saw Saturday night, does anyone wonder anymore why there was such a push to get Cuba and Japan to the World Baseball Challenge? That was the best baseball game many of us Continue reading
Cambio obligado. Raúl Castro encomendó a Marino Murillo, un dirigente de 50 años, aplicar medidas económicas de apertura La isla recibe US$ 1.400 millones anuales en remesas de Estados Unidos | Cambio obligado. Las medidas que lleva a la práctica ... Continue reading
La banca cubana ha concedido créditos a unos 13.000 usufructuarios de tierras estatales ociosas desde 2008, lo que representa apenas un 9 por ciento del total de campesinos acogidos a este plan para elevar la producción agrícola y de alimentos.&nbsp... Continue reading
Simone Pini tacha el caso de "historia paradójica y surrealista" debido al "mal trabajo realizado por el Departamento Técnico de Investigaciones (DTI) de Bayamo Continue reading
- Like this? Subscribe to get instant updates. So, have you made plans yet for National Watermelon Month? Surely, you haven't forgotten that July is the month set aside to commemorate all the juicy melons Continue reading
HAVANA - Cuba says it has extended more than 13,000 farm credits under an agricultural overhaul launched by President Raul Castro.Ileana Estevez is president of the Banco de Credito y Comercio. She says Continue reading
REFLECTIONS, WAVES, INTERFACES Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo Like at the border, in vintage films. The guard asks us for our documents as is routine and we follow the rules, but something doesn’t work. Everything confuses us, even the language. And we know it in advance. Instinct or intuition. We drown at the last minute. We [...] Continue reading
Salva Kiir Mayardit, who was sworn in Saturday President of the new African State of South Sudan, welcomed Cuban Vice President Esteban Lazo Hernandez, and the delegation accompanying him. The Cuban official Continue reading
DDC La Habana 'El que pide dinero tiene que demostrar que lo puede devolver', señaló la president... Continue reading
Tags cuban, queensland cup, rsl, warwick Garth Barrett, Darren Guihot and Glenn Boston at the Warwick RSL TAB to watch Cuban in the Queensland Cup. Gerard Walsh WARWICK RSL chef-duty manager Glenn Boston Continue reading
The Stanford alum tallied 11 kills in the win over Cuba. Foluke Akinradewo STANFORD, Calif. - Stanford alum Foluke Akinradewo helped guide the U.S. Women's National Team to a 25-21, 25-16, 25-13 win over Continue reading
Circulating in the media these days is a United Nations report on Latin American women. In it concerns are expressed about domestic violence, equality with regards to work opportunities, and the liberation of the gender. To my way of thinking, little has been achieved in this regard in my country since the forties, when Cuban [...] Continue reading
" The president is in the process. It is a delicate process. There is a rigorous treatment, and all the people have to accompany him to fulfill his treatment , "said Vice President Elias Jaua on television Continue reading
Jâ??can badminton players in Pan Am practice tournament More police in Clarendon community after 10 people are shot, 2 fatally Relatives of men killed by the police in Greenpond want in depth probe into Continue reading
I had some people who were, shall we say, in contact with the rebels, and working with them part of the time and part of the time against them. ?Larry Devlin, CIA Station Chief in the Democratic Republic Continue reading
Posted on Sunday, 07.10.11VENEZUELAHugo Chávez's state secret: MortalityBy Yoani Sanchezwww.desdecuba.com/generationyHugo Chávez's announcement that Cuban doctors had found and removed a cancerous tumor, coming after weeks of speculat... Continue reading
Viejas motocicletas soviéticas podrán ser renovadas en Cuba10:27:05 2011-07-10 / XinhuaLas viejas motocicletas soviéticas en poder de muchos cubanos podrían ser renovadas si prospera una propuesta hecha hoy por una firma españo... Continue reading
InternacionalViraje de Cuba para salvar al socialismoCambio obligado. Raúl Castro encomendó a Marino Murillo, un dirigente de 50 años, aplicar medidas económicas de apertura La isla recibe US$ 1.400 millones anuales en remesas de Es... Continue reading
IntegraciónDudas sobre ALBA dejan a sus socios regionales en viloCuba ha ampliado sus socios ante un eventual colapso desde CaracasFRANK LÓPEZ BALLESTEROS | EL UNIVERSALdomingo 10 de julio de 2011 12:00 AMNadie como el presidente cubano Ra&... Continue reading
Para Cuba, una dependencia ahora inciertaTras la caída de la URSS, el régimen encontró en Chávez un socio indispensable; pero ya empieza a especular con su ausenciaDomingo 10 de julio de 2011 | Publicado en edición impresaC&#23... Continue reading
But after facing sluggish sales through the summer, Norwegian plans to move the ship to Europe next year, where it will set sail on two different itineraries. In its place, the larger, 2,348-passenger Continue reading
Ballet Revolucion will be Ballet unleashed as only the Cubans know how Continue reading
The Economist: Cuba, la vida sin Hugo ChávezÚltima actualización Sunday, 10 July 2011La influyente revista británica The Economist dedica un artículo central en su edición de esta semana a explorar las opciones económ... Continue reading
LA LÁMPARA DE (A) LADINO10-07-2011.Angélica Mora(www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- ¿Cuál es más: resucitar a un muerto, o matar a un gigante?""La respuesta está en la mano", respondiódon Quijote: "m&#22... Continue reading
Hugo Chávezâ??s announcement that Cuban doctors had found and removed a cancerous tumor, coming after weeks of speculation about the Venezuelan presidentâ??s absence from public life, touches a particular Continue reading
Lucius Walker, WikileadsSegún un cable, el pastor amenazó con eliminar las becas de todo estudiante estadounidense de Medicina en La Habana que se pusiera en contacto con la misión diplomática de EEUU en la Isla Continue reading