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Monthly Archives: March 2012

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Hugo Chavez says he's returning to Cuba for another round of cancer treatment. Chavez said Saturday during a televised speech to his supporters that he ... Continue reading
Agencias La HabanaA Fidel Castro aún "se le consultan de manera sistemática" cuestiones de "primer orden" y de "importancia estratégic... Continue reading
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he is returning to Cuba for another round of cancer treatment. Mr Chavez, 57, is having radiotherapy after… Continue reading
… antes de viajar a Cuba  El presidente de Venezuela, Hugo Chávez, dijo que "no es tiemp … nuevamente a Cuba para someterse, dos días después, a una intervención quirúrgica que le mantuv … Cu... Continue reading
Chávez retornó de Cuba la madrugada del jueves luego de someterse al primer ciclo de radioterapia, … Cuba http://noticias.terra.es/2012/economia/0331/actualidad/inflacion-venezuela-fue-de-09-pct-en-marzo-chavez.aspx - 59... Continue reading
Cuba declara feriado viernes 6 de manera "excepcional" … Cuba restableció el festivo de Viernes Santo con carácter "excepcional", en respuesta a una de las … llevó a México y Cuba, entregó a Raúl Castro una lista ... Continue reading
Taking into account the time elapsed between the first and the second papal visit (fourteen years and two months), for most of my generation, this was the last chance to see a pope at home. The Pope came, bowed, prayed, celebrated two Masses, talked, met and prayed to God for all Cubans. In the media [...] Continue reading
HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba has declared next week's Good Friday a holiday following a request from Pope Benedict during his visit to the island, state media said on ... Continue reading
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he is returning to Cuba for another round of cancer treatment. Mr Chavez, 57, is having radiotherapy after surgery to remove a second tumour from his pelvic area Continue reading
Departamento de Estado confirma llegada de espía a La HabanaEl gobierno norteamericano espera que Cuba corresponda el gesto de igual modo en el caso del contratista Alan Gross,quien pidió visitar a su madre gravemente enferma.martinoticias.co... Continue reading
Esposa de Alan Gross hace llamado a Raúl Castro tras viaje de espía a CubaPublicado el Viernes, 30 Marzo 2012 20:46Por Redacción CaféFuerteLa esposa del contratista estadounidense Alan Gross, condenado a 15 años de prisión... Continue reading
Catolicismo y democracia en CubaPublicado el Sábado, 31 Marzo 2012 10:13Por Rafael Rojas*En la resaca de las tantas visiones promisorias sobre la visita del Papa a Cuba que circulaban desde fines del año pasado, hoy advertimos que los mayores... Continue reading
Cuba to build golf courses, theme parksBloomberg March 31, 2012Cuba's government plans to build 13 golf courses by 2020 as the communist island looks to offer more than sun and sand to the 2.7 million people who visit each year, Deputy Tourism Mini... Continue reading
The world and Cuba have changed since Pope John Paul II visited in 1998 and this time expectations that a papal visit might bring political change are ... Continue reading
Posted on Friday, 03.30.12CRACKDOWN IN HAVANACuba diverts dissidents' phone numbers in pope crackdownA number for the Cuban Interior Ministry was used to block calls to dissidents while Pope Benedict XVI was on the island.By Juan O. Tamayojtamayo@E... Continue reading
Publicado el sábado, 03.31.12Cuba: Cuestiones de "primer orden" todavía se consultan con Fidel CastroAFPLA HABANA -- Al ex mandatario Fidel Castro, alejado del poder desde 2006, "se le consulta de manera sistemática" ... Continue reading
Publicado el 03-31-2012"Son los cubanos los que deben propiciar cambios"Dice la Fundación Nacional Cubano AmericanaMIAMI (EFE).La influyente Fundación Nacional Cubano Americana (FNCA) dijo que la visita del papa Benedicto XVI a Cuba... Continue reading
Medios cubanos limitan información sobre la visita de agente condenado en EEUUPor Carlos Batista (AFP)LA HABANA — Cuba, que mantiene desde hace años una profusa y constante campaña a favor de sus cinco agentes presos en Estados Unidos,... Continue reading
By Dan Adams, Globe Correspondent Cardinal Sean P. Oâ??Malley was expected return to Boston Saturday night from Cuba, where he accompanied Pope Benedict XVI on a rare visit to the communist nation. In Continue reading
Ricardo Alarcón agregó que todavía el Gobierno escucha sus opiniones sobre asuntos de importancia estratégica Continue reading
EspionajeAnalistas: El viaje de René González a Cuba es un 'gesto' de Washington hacia La HabanaAgenciasLa Habana 31-03-2012 - 7:38 pm.La esposa de Alan Gross pide a Raúl Castro que, en reciprocidad, permita el contratista visita... Continue reading
El régimen desvía llamadas telefónicas al MININT durante visita papal[31-03-2012]Calixto R. Martínez AriasHablemos Press(www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- La Habana.- Se despide el Papa Benedicto XVI, del pueblo cubano, dejando una estel... Continue reading
He is the man who stood up amid the crowd before a papal Mass in Cuba and shouted "Freedom!"If his intention was to point out the lack of it, the message was underscored. Security personnel hauled him away, beating him up in the process. Because it... Continue reading
Denuncia Francisco Sigler Amaya ola represiva por visita papalJueves, 29 de Marzo de 2012 15:59Escrito por Primavera DigitalCuba actualidad La Habana, (PD) Juan Francisco Sigler Amaya líder delMovimiento Independiente Opción Alternativa (MIOA... Continue reading
How the Catholic Church is spreading the word in Cuba, which not that long ago was officiallyContinue reading
LA HABANA, Cuba, 31 de marzo (C/R Otero, www.cubanet.org ) -Máximo Fernández, de 59 años, fue encontrado muerto, al parecer estrangulado, en la mañana del 20 marzo, en su domicilio, sito en la esquina de las calles Empedrado y Aguacate, en la Habana Vieja. El cadáver presentaba hematomas en el torso, en la zona de [...] Continue reading
ARTEMISA, Cuba, 31 de marzo (Moisés Leonardo Rodríguez, www.cubanet.org ) -El gobierno municipal de San Antonio de los Baños, provincia Artemisa, decidió suspender desde finales de enero el servicio del ómnibus que entraba tres veces al día a la comunidad El Tumbadero, del municipio Güira de la propia provincia. La decisión se debió al mal [...] Continue reading
La televisión y los blog oficialistas como Cubadebate se limitaron a leer una "Nota Informativa" que dio el Gobierno Continue reading
The holiday will initially be for 2012 only, and the Cuban government will decide later whether to make it permanent. read more Continue reading
LA HABANA, Cuba, 31 de marzo (Amarilis C. Rey, PD/ www.cubanet.org ) – La líder del Partido Pro Derechos Humanos, Sara Marta Fonseca, y su esposo, Julio León Pérez, fueron liberados en la noche de este miércoles después de permanecer cinco días arrestados para impedir su participación en las celebraciones religiosas con motivo de la [...] Continue reading
El Vaticano consideró hoy una “señal muy positiva” el hecho de que el Gobierno cubano, acogiendo la petición del papa Benedicto XVI, haya declarado festivo el próximo Viernes Santo, informó hoy el portavoz de la Santa Sede, Federico Lombardi. Continue reading
CARACAS, Venezuela -- President Hugo Chavez says he's returning to Cuba for another round of cancer treatment.Chavez said Saturday during a televised speech to his supporters that he was traveling to Continue reading
Comenzará a regir en la isla el "horario de verano" Continue reading
Agencias La Habana La esposa de Alan Gross pide a Raúl Castro que, en reciprocidad, permita el con... Continue reading
I turned on the TV early on March 26 to “distract” my palate from the taste of a steaming cup of bodega coffee — when it’s cold there’s no way I can drink it — and was surprised by the information in the morning magazine, Buenos Dias, about an event on racial discrimination in Cuba. [...] Continue reading
SANTIAGO, Cuba -- On Saturday nights, the living-room furniture in a third-floor apartment gets pushed to the back of the room and out come the benches, altar table and a large crucifix. Soon the priest Continue reading
Al ex mandatario Fidel Castro, alejado del poder desde 2006, “se le consulta de manera sistemática” cuestiones de “primer orden” y de “importancia estratégica” para Cuba, afirmó el presidente del Parlamento, Ricardo Alarcón, en una ent... Continue reading
SANTIAGO, Cuba -- On Saturday nights, the living-room furniture in a third-floor apartment gets pushed to the back of the room and out come the benches, altar table and a large crucifix. Soon the priest Continue reading
Cuba's Communist government has declared Good Friday next week to be a public holiday following an appeal from Pope Benedict. The Pope made the… Continue reading
El expreso político Oscar Espinosa respaldó las declaraciones del empresario cubanoamericano Carlos Saladrigas, en La Habana, donde destacó “la libertad en Cuba como un elemento importantísimo para construir una nueva sociedad” Continue reading
InterAksyon.comThe online news portal of TV5 HAVANA -- Cuba's President Raul Castro has decreed this year's Good Friday a holiday, granting a request Pope Benedict XVI made during this week's visit, the Continue reading
HAVANA - Cuba has announced it is declaring next week's Good Friday a holiday following an appeal by Pope Benedict XVI.The Communist government says in an official communique that the decision was made Continue reading
(http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/new.php?n=24526)HAVANA, CUBA, March 15 (CNA) .- In a Cuban state-run television address, Cardinal Jaime Ortega Alamino of Havana said Pope Benedict's upcoming ... Continue reading
Pope Benedict XVI conducts his mass at Havana's Revolution Square on the last day of his three day visit on March 28, 2012 in Havana, Cuba. Fourteen years after Pope John Paul II visited Cuba, ... Continue reading
Canada looking to qualify for 1st Olympics in 28 years It's been 28 years since Canada last qualified in men's soccer at the Olympics and all it will take to snap that streak is a monumental effort against Continue reading