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Daily Archives: May 1, 2012

Tens of thousands of workers marched through Revolution Square in Havana in Cuba's traditional May Day celebration. As they surged past shouting… Continue reading
The visit of Pope Benedict XVI to Cuba left a storm of arrests, blocked phone lines, and beatings against non-violent dissidents.  The most visible of these cases has been the measures taken against the individual who screamed “freedom” in the Pope’s Mass in Santiago de Cuba.  The worst part of this specific case is that [...] Continue reading
El autor analiza las posibles vías para una salida del inmovilismo en Cuba Continue reading
On the front lines of the world's May Day protests this year, along with the traditional chants, banners and marches, a gamut of emotions flowed through the crowds: Anger. Fear. Elation. Despair. With Continue reading
1 de Mayo El régimen pide a los trabajadores 'compromiso' con su plan de ajustes Agencias La Habana 01-05-2012 - 4:38 pm. 'La patria, la revolución y el socialismo están fusionados indisolublemente', dice el secretario... Continue reading
After Gov. Rick Scott dropped by Miami to sign a bill prohibiting governments from hiring companies tied to Cuba and Syria, he issued a letter saying the restrictions won’t go into effect ... Continue reading
Syria , while acknowledging the law could not take effect without Washington's OK. The bill's sponsors and strongest supporters are Cuban-American politicians ... Continue reading
Assassination operations had always been Fidels personal bailiwick. None could be conducted that he did not authorize and help plan. The means for carrying out this most sinister of secret Cuban capabilities Continue reading
… saluda desde Cuba vía Twitter a trabajadores venezolanos en su día  El presidente de … Cuba http://noticias.terra.es/2012/economia/0501/actualidad/chavez-saluda-desde-cuba-via-twitter-a-trabajadores-venezolan... Continue reading
HAVANA, May 1 (Xinhua) -- Cuban leader Raul Castro Tuesday welcomed Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to the capital of Havana, who is here to receive further treatment for cancer, the official daily Granma Continue reading
MANAGUA (AFP) - Tomas Borge, the last living founder of Nicaragua's left-wing Sandinista movement and the country's feared interior minister for more than a decade, has died at the age of 81."With great Continue reading
DDC La Habana Según su embajador en la Isla, el país árabe 'participará de manera colaborativa ... Continue reading
The official press has been announcing the parade this May 1st with a newly added component to the “army” of workers that will march in support of the revolution and socialism: the self-employed. I’ve been reflecting on the theme (I’m showing an alarming tendency to reflections) and I cannot quite understand the issue. Aren’t the [...] Continue reading
George "Dad" Gandy was the first to connect St. Petersburg and Tampa with his toll bridge, but it was son George Jr. who linked the Sunshine City to Havana. In 1929, "Gidge," as ... Continue reading
Agencias La Paz El mandatario ordenó a las Fuerzas Armadas tomar las instalaciones de la empresa. ... Continue reading
From anti-austerity demonstrations in London, to Vladimir Putin enjoying a beer in Moscow, the Telegraph takes a look at May Day marches around the ... Continue reading
Havana, May 1 (Prensa Latina) South Africa''s deputy minister of Health, Gwendoline Ramokgopa, is on a five-day visit to Cuba to boost medical cooperation, diplomatic sources said on ... Continue reading
Estados Unidos le comunicó que la oferta de asilo expirará en las próximas semanas y Cuba no acaba de otorgarle el permiso de salida. Continue reading
The head of the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) signed an agreement April 30 in Havana with the Instituto Nacional de Recursos Hidráulicos to fund the reconstruction of water and sewer lines in the Cuban capital, the Kuwaiti embassy said in a press release. No details about the project or funding were released. If previous history is [...] Continue reading
… que negocien con Cuba  El gobernador de Florida, Rick Scott, firmó hoy, ante represent … y política en Cuba y en Siria. … comerciales con Cuba o Siria, entrará en vigor el próximo 1 de julio.... Continue reading
Miami-Dade advised not to follow new Fla. law restricting hiring of businesses linked to Cuba County Attorney Robert Cuevas concluded that the new state law regarding businesses linked to Cuba conflicts Continue reading
CUBA TRADE | Miami-Dade County Fla.â??s trading partners warn of backlash if Gov. Scott signs new anti-Cuba legislation Legislation restricting governments from hiring companies that do business with Continue reading
HAVANA – Cuba appears close to a momentous decision to end a half-century of travel restrictions that have made it difficult to leave the Communist-run island, with one senior official saying ... Continue reading
(Asian Tribune.com): The question as to why US seemed enmeshed in a perpetual state of war has caused a scorching debate in the US. The charge is that a feckless US Congress under presidential pressure Continue reading
Agencias Miami La nueva norma evitará que los contribuyentes financien sin quererlo 'dictaduras qu... Continue reading
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HAVANA, Cuba, May 1 (acn) Hundreds of thousands of Havana residents marched on Tuesday morning along the Jose Marti Revolution Square in the Cuban capital to mark International ... Continue reading
BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/01/12 -- Summertime -- how we long for it. Luckily we don't have to wait much longer as April showers are now bringing us May flowers and soon enough summer will be in Continue reading
Math does not make mistakes.  Two plus two is always four.  It is part of the exact sciences.  The Spanish press agency EFE published a report titled “Spanish government studies possibility of slashing aid for former Cuban political prisoners”, which has been re-posted in various other news agencies around the world.  However, the “sources close [...] Continue reading
About Oil & Gas Industry Today Aimed at business leaders and global professionals worldwide, Oil & Gas Industry Today is a media monitoring service provided by EIN News. About EIN News Established in Continue reading
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said on Monday that his government should pull out of the Organization of American Statesâ?? (OAS) human rights body, accusing it of acting in concert with the US government. Continue reading
About Oil & Gas Industry Today Aimed at business leaders and global professionals worldwide, Oil & Gas Industry Today is a media monitoring service provided by EIN News. About EIN News Established in Continue reading
Caracas, May 1st 2012 (Venezuelanalysis) â?? Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has signed into law the countryâ??s new labour legislation after a consultation process with the Venezuelan public which lasted Continue reading
HAVANA -; Cuba appears close to a momentous decision to end a half-century of travel restrictions that have made it difficult to leave the Communist-run island, with one senior official saying a ... Continue reading
Canberra, May 1 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban motion picture El Benny, directed by Jorge Luis Sanchez, was highly acclaimed in this capital, where it was screened at the 8th Latin American Film Festival ... Continue reading
Print NEW YORK — Cuba may just be the most feminist country in Latin America.It ranks No. 3 in the world when it comes to the political participation of women in Parliament, according to ... Continue reading
TALLAHASSEE -- Delving into the complex relationship between Florida and Cuba, Gov. Rick Scott Tuesday signed into law a measure that would ban state or local governments from entering into contracts worth $1 million or more with businesses that also... Continue reading
HAVANA, (Reuters) â?? A red-tinged sea of Cubans marched through Havanaâ??s Revolution Square on Tuesday in a May Day parade that affirmed the governmentâ??s intention of assuring a communist future for Continue reading
President Raul Castro on Tuesday led a massive procession marking the annual May Day workers' holiday under a banner vowing to "preserve and perfect" the country's teetering, half-century old revolution. Continue reading
The Cuban Telephone Company or Compañía Cubana de Teléfonos, as it was known by Cubans, was an American company, with well-paid employees and technicians that offered and guaranteed phone service across the country, as a monopoly. It built a beautiful building in Havana for its headquarters and other buildings and facilities in the same city [...] Continue reading
12:25 PM Share Tweet Rating: 0.0 (0 votes) Topics: cuba, end, travel, restrictions HAVANA - Cuba appears close to a momentous decision to end a half-century of travel restrictions that have made it Continue reading
El líder de la Unión Patriótica de Cuba, expresó su compromiso a continuar luchando por el bienestar de los cubanos y el respeto a los derechos humanos. Continue reading
Scenes from May Day celebrations around the world Continue reading
La Organización Mundial de la Salud advierte que el biolarvicida que vende Labiofam contra la malaria no es tan efectivo como se dice. Continue reading
Cuba dedica el Primero de Mayo a reafirmar su "actualización" económica  Cuba ha celeb … líder sindical de Cuba no hizo sin embargo mención alguna al drástico reajuste laboral emprendid … es tradició... Continue reading