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Daily Archives: July 11, 2011

CARACAS, July 11 (Xinhua) -- Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez on Monday said he is recovering from the surgery he got last month in which a cancerous tumor was removed, the Venezuelan office of the Presidency Continue reading
(IPS) - "Coffee! Get your plastic bags here! Cream cheese, the very best!" The voices blend in with the cries of other vendors and the noise typical of Cuban markets. Elisa, 64, was one of the hawkers Continue reading
DDC La Habana El periodista, narrador y comentarista deportivo Rolando Crespo Rodríguez falleció este lunes en La Habana tras sufrir un ... Continue reading
Cuba alcanzó su segunda victoria consecutiva en el torneo internacional de Béisbol ?World Chalenge? que se juega en Canadá, tras vencer este domingo a Taipei de China con pizarra de 6-3. Cada novena bateó nueve imparables y jugó sin errores a ... Continue reading
Agencias San Juan Las autoridades cubanas tardaron en enviar las solicitudes de visados al Departa... Continue reading
                  Yo veo en el ojo noble del caballo un acertijo oscuro e indomable. Por eso me retraigo. Embiste su mirada contra el muro de la piel y entabla en carne propia un coloquio endemoniado. Por es... Continue reading
News Culture Fire Festival: Cubans Embrace Caribbean Culture The Festival of Fire held each year in Santiago de Cuba is an expression of how Cubans embrace Caribbean culture, academic Norman Girvan said in a review of the event. This year's festival, Continue reading
La Prisión del VIHLunes, 11 de Julio de 2011 02:28Jorge Luis González SuárezPlaza, La Habana, 11 de julio de 2011, (PD) Estuve de visita en fecha Recientemente acompañé a una madre que visitaba por vez primera a su hijo, reclu... Continue reading
Agencias La Habana Entre las acciones están las pruebas rápidas 'in situ'. Las... Continue reading
Las autoridades han dejado cabos sueltos en un caso de corrupción en la empresa cárnica de Santiago de Cuba, por acuerdos tácitos entre jefes estatales y uniformados del gobierno, según afirma el opositor Ernesto Vera Rodríguez. Continue reading
La secretaria del Departamento de Familia, Yanitsia Irizarry, anunció hoy que pondrá en marcha una investigación para determinar si familias acomodadas tienen acceso a ayudas para alimentación, como 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 Continue reading
Cuba and Trinidad & Tobago for Greater Commercial Exchange Cuba and Trinidad & Tobago advocated for a greater commercial exchange during the presentation of the Commercial Facilitation Office in Cuba, which Continue reading
Cuban Vice President Machado Ventura calls for anticipating needs of Mariel Port The First Vice President of Cuba, Jose Ramon Machado Ventura, made a call for anticipating the needs of the Mariel port, which, once operational, will be the largest Continue reading
Puerto Rico’s Juan Rius Rivera Solidarity Brigade in Cuba The 20th contingent of the Puerto Rican Juan Rius Rivera Brigade in solidarity with Cuba arrived in Havana this weekend for a program of activities that began on Sunday with Continue reading
El ex preso político cubano Néstor Rodríguez Lobaina, que llegó a España en abril pasado, denunció hoy que ha sido excluido del programa de atención a solicitantes de protección internacional por supuesto “incumplimiento” de las normas de... Continue reading
Reina Luisa Tamayo denunciará la represión del régimen de Raúl Castro contra los opositores pacíficos y la violación sistemática de los derechos humanos en la isla Continue reading
Is marriage equality on the docket for Cuba’s Communists? That’s the word according to Mariela Castro of Cuba’s National Center for Sexual Education. In an interview with a Spanish radio station, Castro said that the Continue reading
Radio Martí creó un puente informativo a través del cual Wendy Iriepa y Mary Trini (Aléxis Fernández) hablaron sin censura. Continue reading
The staffers of the â??Agustin Gonzalez Montes de Ocaâ?? rehabilitation room are implementing some actions aimed at improving the peopleâ??s quality of life in the Cuban municipality of Banes, in Holguin Continue reading
Juventud Rebelde Califica de Autocrática" a la Dirección Oficialista."Otro Elemento Preocupante es la Impunidad con que se Transgreden ... hasta Derechos de los Ciudadanos"Lunes, 11 de Julio de 2011 06:13 AFP - La Habana - ABC ... Continue reading
Havana, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) Cuban commercial banks have granted loans to some 15,000 agricultural producers, more than 10 percent of all Cubans who have received idle state land in usufruct since ... Continue reading
Port of Spain, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) The Festival of Fire held each year in Santiago de Cuba is an expression of how Cubans embrace Caribbean culture, academic Norman Girvan said in a review of the ... Continue reading
WINDHOEK â?? The case in which two American citizens stand accused of carrying out a murder in Windhoek early this year was postponed to Septe... 11 Jul 2011 WINDHOEK â?? There could be a new sheriff Continue reading
ExilioNéstor Rodríguez Lobaina ha dicho que su deseo es que Madrid le devuelva a Cuba, a la cárcel de donde le sacaron Continue reading
Agencias Málaga El fundador del Movimiento Cubano de Jóvenes por la Democracia quiere regresar a ... Continue reading
Cuba downed the Chinese Taipei National Team 6-3 on Sunday and in the process remained undefeated in two outings at the World Baseball Challenge, which is under way in the Canadian Continue reading
YONKERS, NY -- Havana Central, which has two popular locations in Manhattan providing ethnic food and live Latin music, is heading for the suburbs.Owner Jeremy Merrin has entered into a deal with a Westchester Continue reading
News Cuba Cuban Banks Grant Credits to Farmers Cuban commercial banks have granted loans to some 15,000 agricultural producers, more than 10 percent of all Cubans who have received idle state land in Continue reading
Ciego de Avila Province to Host 26th of July Celebrations. Outstanding work of Villa Clara and Cienfuegos acknowledged Following a thorough analysis of the social and economic indicators in 2010, and Continue reading
FALTA DE TRANSPORTE AFECTA ABASTECIMIENTO EN BODEGAS11-07-2011.Arnaldo herrera CampoalegreBuró Información Comisión Martiana y JACU(www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- Irregularidades de años atrás siguen afectando el servicio en las... Continue reading
Geneva, Cuba calls for political will in it'l coperation Cba on Monday called for political will in international cooperation mechanisms, arguing that developing countries are trapped in a complicated web of Continue reading
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By Rebecca Ruiz, Senior editor, msnbc.com In the season premiere of "No Reservations" airing tonight, host Anthony Bourdain visits Cuba for the first time. He spends the hour falling for ... Continue reading
Dimas Castellanos La Habana Una discusión en La Habana sobre la ciudadanía y su participación en... Continue reading
An evangelical pastor who endured years of persecution by the Cuban government has arrived in the United States after being granted political asylum. Continue reading
América Latina fue la región del mundo donde más rápidamente creció el uso de la web el año pasado, un maratón por el desarrollo en el que la isla aún corre con muletas. Continue reading
SE FILTRA EXAMEN ENTRE ALUMNOS DE SECUNDARIA BÁSICA11-07-2011.Damián Sánchez SáenzBuró de Información de la Comisión Martiana y JACU(www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- La prueba final de Ciencias Naturales de noveno grado s... Continue reading
DDC Madrid Afirma haber sido víctima de presiones, malos tratos y abusos en los interrogatorios pa... Continue reading
Cuban state banks have extended loans to 15,000 farmers to help them boost agricultural productivity on state land, authorities reported on Sunday. Banco de Credito y Comercio president Ileana Estevez Continue reading
MEC Dhlomo to receive the Cuban delegation who are in Durban The MEC for Health, Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo, will receive the Cuban delegation that is in the country for the Joint Academic Meeting and 15th Continue reading
Cuba and South Africa to celebrate 15 years of close ties The Deputy of Minister of Health, Dr Gwen Ramokgopa, and KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Health, Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo, will host Cuban academics and medical Continue reading
Cuba and South Africa to celebrate 15 years of close ties The Deputy of Minister of Health, Dr Gwen Ramokgopa, and KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Health, Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo, will host Cuban academics and medical Continue reading
“Las cosas parecen estar cambiando en Cuba” donde la “necesidad de cambio es innegable, incluso en las más altas esferas del Gobierno”, dijo el gran comunicador. Continue reading
Havana, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) Beginning Monday, Cuba is hosting about 170 experts from 10 countries interested in sharing experiences in teaching the deaf-blind. "Defending Hope" a first ... Continue reading