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Daily Archives: December 15, 2011

El líder cubano Fidel Castro, alejado del poder desde 2006 por razones de salud, entró al libro de los récords Guinness por ser “la persona a la que más veces se ha intentado asesinar”, en 638 ocasiones, dijo este jueves un portal oficialista. Continue reading
Cuban Five Gerardo Hernández Nordelo wrote a thanking letter to Javier Pérez Ordóñez, who lives in the town of Santa Lucía, in the municipality of Rafael Freyre, where he thanked the people from Continue reading
News Cuba Cuban and US scientists believe there are common interests and work projects that can boost cooperation between the two countries, and we are sure we can work together to develop joint research, Continue reading
Dos damas detenidas se tiran de un autoDavid Águila Montero14 de diciembre de 2011La Habana Cuba – www.PayoLibre.com – Dos Damas de Blanco que la policía política llevaba detenidas, el pasado 8 de diciembre, se lanzaron del auto en q... Continue reading
Agencias Washington La organización pide a los republicanos retirar la enmienda legislativa que re... Continue reading
PCC de muertos y muchos vivosJuan Carlos Reyes Ocaña14 de diciembre de 2011Holguín, Cuba – www.PayoLibre.com – No fue hasta el año 1959 y luego de una guerra civil que le costaría la vida a decenas de cubanos que la llamada revo... Continue reading
tags: Cuba, health care reform, international Part one of a two-article series. See part two here. What's Cuba got that we don't? A good universal health care system. Despite the valiant attempt of the Continue reading
As new oil leases go up for sale in the Gulf of Mexico, the world expands its search for black gold. A Cuban oil pump near Havana. Cuba will soon start drilling in waters 5,000-6,000 feet just 70 miles Continue reading
Packing long cigars into a white box picturing Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, a Cuban man delicately places a thin wax-paper stamp of quality inside.He then finishes the job with an official ... Continue reading
Havana, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) U.S. and Cuban scientific communities share common interests and work projects and we are sure we can work together to develop joint research, an expert said on ... Continue reading
DDC La Habana El disidente dice que no descarta otra ola represiva, porque el régimen 'está deses... Continue reading
La economía cubana, en crisis pese a las reformas15-12-11 | PolíticaA esta conclusión llegó Richard Feinberg, ex funcionario de Bill Clinton, tras reunirse en la isla con funcionarios, economistas y académicos. Aquí, las c... Continue reading
La pieza musical dedicada a las Damas de Blanco se adaptó para un ballet de la Compañía de Danza Limón, que será estrenado próximamente. Continue reading
CUBA NOW After 53 years of revolution, President Raul Castro is trying to change the state-controlled Cuban economy with moves to promote private… Continue reading
Cooperación“Ha sido una reunión no formal para buscar vías mediante las cuales EEUU y Cuba puedan unir su ciencia, su ciencia pacífica”, dijo Peter Agre, Premio Nobel de Química, al cierre de un encuentro en La Habana Continue reading
PolíticaCarlos Alzugaray: La reforma migratoria será 'profunda', 'riesgosa' y 'va a sorprender'DDCMadrid 15-12-2011 - 8:02 pm.Para el veterano diplomático del régimen, los casos de Alan Gross y los cinco esp&... Continue reading
Roll Call Staff The aura of optimism continued to radiate around the Capitol this afternoon as House Appropriators on both sides of the aisle became suddenly hopeful that a conference report could be Continue reading
FILE - In this Nov. 24, 1965 file photo, Sargent Shriver, director of the Office of Economic Opportunity, gives a news conference said in that the Anti-Poverty Program has been effective in its first Continue reading
cigars into a white box picturing Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, a Cuban man delicately places a thin wax-paper stamp of quality inside. He then finishes the job with an official ... Continue reading
MIAMI -- Cuban-Americans are closely watching an amendment to a $1 trillion-plus spending package that would restrict their ability to travel and send money to relatives in Cuba. The amendment by ... Continue reading
Havana, FL - December 15, 2011 A ceremony to celebrate the new Havana Community Park in the Rich Bay area of Havana is taking place ... Continue reading
The Ministry of Interior Trade, part of the Central State Administration, is a purely socialist invention. It did not exist during the Republic. Created to control and distribute the misery, its physical inventory consisted of businesses, shops, warehouses, and other facilities that were seized or nationalized, before and during the infamous revolutionary offensive of the [...] Continue reading
Por varios años Roxana González tuvo dos metas inmediatas: ganarse el bombo y participar en el programa de Univisión, Nuestra Belleza Latina. Para el bombo —la rifa de visas estadounidenses en Cuba— debía esperar a cumplir la mayoría ... Continue reading
Opiniones encontradas entre cubanos en el exilio ante los posibles cambios a la actual política de Estados Unidos, con relación a los viajes y envíos de remesas a la isla. Continue reading
Bipartisan agreement is near on a massive $1 trillion-plus year-end spending package and should be reached in time avert a possible government shutdown this weekend, lawmakers said Thursday. House Republicans Continue reading
The House and Senate have begun final negotiations on a $1 trillion omnibus. House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers (R-Ky.) said talks are under way and that â??things are looking up.â?? Rogers Continue reading
Cuando se cae la casa en Cubadiciembre 15, 2011Yusimi Rodríguez HAVANA TIMES, 15 dic — El pasado 11 de noviembre, parte de la casa natal de Irina Pino, de 46 años de edad, se derrumbó. Pero este no es el típico caso de una viviend... Continue reading
Human beings are social animals -- they are also solitary ones. Many things in modern life are done alone, even within well-integrated families and social groups. Humans also shut off consciousness in Continue reading
En el Vivac de Calabazar permanece detenida Isabel Aydee Alvarez Mosquera, quien se solidarizó con las manifestantes del Parque de la Fraternidad el pasado 30 de noviembre. Continue reading
EconomíaLa Habana dice que aceptará capitales foráneos en las modalidades de empresa mixta y contratos de asociación económica internacional Continue reading
Agencias La Habana La Habana prioriza las áreas de turismo, petróleo, minería y energía como receptoras de inversiones extranjeras, se... Continue reading
A friend living in La Gegira, in the municipality of Gibara, told José Pino who is the vice-president of a spelunking group in the Cuban city of Holguin, that around his place they might meet speleological Continue reading
Cuban and US scientists believe there are common interests and work projects that can boost cooperation between the two countries, and we are sure we can work together to develop joint research, a US Continue reading
Iraldo Oliva salió de Cuba con el dolor de haber dejado a su familia y sin saber cuándo la volverá a ver, pero con la esperanza de alcanzar el ?sueño americano? en Estados Unidos, aunque las olas lo arrastraron a Honduras. Continue reading
Republicanos presentaron el plan a pesar de una petición de la Casa Blanca para sostener conversaciones adicionales sobre un puñado de disposiciones que se oponen a la política del presidente Barack Obama Continue reading
I had the exceptional opportunity as a Cuban islander to see the Movement of the Outraged in Spain. To tell the truth, they didn’t appear so outraged; they were, indeed, eager to improve their society, spoke in an organized way; the public waved their hands in the air for acceptance or turned their hands over [...] Continue reading
… para viajar a Cuba y la limitación de los fondos públicos para financiar abortos. … Cuba http://noticias.terra.es/2011/mundo/1215/actualidad/los-republicanos-presentan-en-la-camara-baja-una-proposicion-de-ley-sobre-el-pres... Continue reading
DDC Madrid Para el veterano diplomático del régimen, los casos de Alan Gross y los cinco espías ... Continue reading
Los republicanos de la Cámara dieron a conocer un ambicioso paquete de gastos de más de $3,000 billones a pesar de una petición hecha por la Casa Blanca para que se discutan más una serie de cláusulas de la medida a las que se opone el presidente... Continue reading
urging her colleagues to reject legislation that would tighten restrictions on charter flights between the United States and Cuba. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., recently wrote a letter to congressional conferees protesting the proposed clampdown, which is Continue reading
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MIAMI -- Cuban-Americans are closely watching an amendment to a $1 trillion-plus spending package that would restrict their ability to travel and send money to relatives in Cuba. The amendment by Florida Continue reading
Cuban-Americans are closely watching an amendment to a $1 trillion-plus spending package that would restrict their ability to travel and send money to relatives in Cuba. Continue reading
| 1:34 p.m. House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers, R-Ky., has agreed to reopen the pending nine-bill spending package and rewrite language that sought to reinstate the Bush-era travel ban Continue reading