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Daily Archives: May 26, 2012

Agustín has come over to reminisce with me about his detention and the interrogation he underwent at the hands of the young instructors of Villa Marista — the headquarters of the secret police — under the mask of the “good” political police, “open to dialog,” “in disagreement with the higher ups,” ignorant of the Universal [...] Continue reading
Cuba evalúa los daños de las intensas lluvias que causaron evacuaciones masivas  Las i … la mayor de Cuba, y fueron trasladados por las autoridades a escuelas acondicionadas como albergues … Cuba http://noticias.... Continue reading
El ex general retirado boliviano Gary Prado Salmón, quien capturó en 1967 con vida al guerrillero Ernesto Che Guevara, le dijo un día antes de ser ejecutado de manera sumaria que sería juzgado por una corte militar, reveló el uniformado en una en... Continue reading
HAVANA, May 26 (Xinhua) -- Two people died and more than 8,500 were evacuated Saturday as heavy rain continued in central Cuba, local media reported. Sancti Spiritus, a province 350 km east of Havana, Continue reading
    In a 48-hour turnaround from drought to flood, more than 6,000 residents downstream from the Río Zaza reservoir had to be evacuated after heavy rains forced an opening of the gates, Granma reported. The reservoir in Sancti Spíritus province — Cuba’s largest — had been at just 200 million cubic meters as recently as May 22, [...] Continue reading
May 26--DURHAM -- They arrived in butterfly wings, Mexican wrestling masks and college graduation gowns. They ate fried-green tomato sandwiches, vegan tacos and Cuban sliders. They were competing in a Continue reading
In 2008, my book of stories Boring Home, was ready to be published by the State publisher Letras Cubanas (the cover was one of my photos). It was censored not for its contents but from the idiocy of Iroel Sanchez, with the permission of Abel Prieto and the traveling salesman Miguel Barnet from the United [...] Continue reading
South Africa’s healthcare services will “receive a major injection of human resources” as part of an agreement signed with Cuba May 25, the South African Government News Service reported. Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi and his Cuban counterpart Roberto Morales Ojeda signed the agreement in Pretoria. No details were released as to who will fund the services, [...] Continue reading
The recent by the United Nations' with regard to in Cuba has . Diaspora blogger Uncommon Sense said that despite the fact that "the United Nations has far from a pristine history when it comes to holding Continue reading
"It's a terminal disease," says Padilla. "She might live a couple of years or she might live 10 years. It's a tough time to go, but I have to." But not before being the focal point of the city's inaugural Continue reading
This is going to be an upsetting time for that diocese, said Hiltz, noting that on some issues, the diocese of Uruguay has been at odds with the rest of the Southern Cone province. In 2010, the diocese Continue reading
Miguel Barnet niega en LASA igualdad de derechos a opositores del gobierno Publicado el Sábado, 26 Mayo 2012 11:00 Por Redacción CaféFuerte La Asociación de Estudios Latinoamericanos (LASA) reclamó el derecho de los cubanos a... Continue reading
Zafra azucarera concluye sin alcanzar meta de producción Publicado el Sábado, 26 Mayo 2012 10:55 Por Wilfredo Cancio Isla La zafra azucarera cubana concluirá en las próximas horas con un ligero incremento productivo con relaci&#2... Continue reading
Clima Sancti Spíritus vive 'el más espectacular llenado que se recuerde de la presa Zaza' DDC Sancti Spíritus 26-05-2012 - 4:15 pm. Varias comunidades están incomunicadas. Las inundaciones mantenían interrumpido el ... Continue reading
Duramente castigada en prisión la Dama de Blanco Niurka Luque [26-05-2012] Angélica Mora (www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- La Dama de Blanco, Niurka Luque Alvarez, denunció desde la prisión de máximo rigor, Manto Negro, haber sid... Continue reading
La educación en Cuba y sus posibles cambios en un estado democrático [26-05-2012] Yusmila Reyna Ferrera Corresponsal de Misceláneas de Cuba (www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- Dentro de Los Enfoques y Percepciones sobre el Proceso Cubano que... Continue reading
Last updated: May 26, 2012 12:05 am The taste test: Cuban rums By Peter Bazalgette The best way to drink this noble spirit is with a single cube of ice that helps release the aromas as it melts Taste Test had not called on FT Weekend's private ... Continue reading
Contemplating Cuba's 'Meeting of Bloggers' May 26, 2012 Janis Hernandez HAVANA TIMES — Last month, writers for the blog La Joven Cuba (Young Cuba) organized an event titled "Encuentro de blogueros cubanos en Revolucion" (Meet... Continue reading
Dos personas se encuentran desaparecidas y 8.000 han tenido que ser evacuadas debido a las lluvias torrenciales que han caído desde el pasado martes en la región central de la isla de Cuba, especialmente en la provincia de Sancti Spiritus. Continue reading
Ruben Alpizar never met the American collector who fell in love with his painting of a plummeting Icarus against a starry background, hanging on the wall of a Spanish colonial-era fortress across the Continue reading
A visitor takes a picture of "My Ark" by Cuban artist Ruben Alpizar at the San Carlos de La Cabana fortress as part of the 11th Havana Biennial exhibition in Havana, Cuba, Friday, May 25, 2012. The piece Continue reading
Rage and Riot (with Uncle Murda) vs. The Phat Pack (with LEP Bogus Boys) The LEP Bogus Boys promised his team was going to kick their ass. Rage started out with the Biggs. He nailed several right hands Continue reading
Richard Seymour's American Insurgents highlights the rich history of anti-imperialist activism within the United States, a vital aspect of US history largely omitted from standard history textbooks. The Continue reading
MIAMI Bud is weakening and becoming increasingly disorganized in the Pacific just off Mexico. The U.S. in Miami said Saturday that Bud had degenerated to a remnant low. It was expected to dissipate within Continue reading
Posted on Friday, 05.25.12 In My Opinion Mariela Castro's real agenda: Keep family in power By Fabiola Santiago fsantiago@MiamiHerald.com Mariela Castro wasn't able to leave the safe cocoon of the USA this week without revealing her true ag... Continue reading
Posted on Friday, 05.25.12 Cuba's Ladies in White have 'tough' meeting with Church official The Ladies in White meeting with the archbishop of Santiago went much more smoothly than their encounter with the archbishop of Havana. By Juan O... Continue reading
26 de mayo de 2012, 13:17San Francisco, USA, May 26 (Prensa Latina) Artists, intellectuals and scholars reiterated the demand for the release of four Cuban antiterrorists imprisoned in U.S. jails and Continue reading
Cuba: Examen en Ginebra Juan Gasparini 25 de mayo de 2012 GINEBRA (apro).- Las detenciones arbitrarias en Cuba "contra elementos políticos hostiles al régimen" pueden durar hasta una semana, las llevan a cabo diferentes organismo... Continue reading
EU: Escenarios para la transición en Cuba Marcelo Raimon 25 de mayo de 2012 WASHINGTON (apro).- En esta ciudad y en Miami parece existir un regreso a los años noventa, cuando muchos daban por descontado que la caída del comunismo en R... Continue reading
Cuba, Venezuela y Colombia se quejan por informe de EEUU Noticias EFE Bogotá, 25 may (EFE).- El informe anual del Departamento de Estado sobre la situación de los derechos humanos en el mundo motivó el esperado rechazo de los Gobierno... Continue reading
DDC Vaticano Le entregó la Gran Cruz de Caballero de la Orden Piana, 'la distinción más papal ot... Continue reading
Más de 8.000 personas fueron evacuadas en la noche del viernes en la provincia central de Sanctí Spíritus, la más severamente afectada por las intensas lluvias que azotaron la región central de Cuba. Continue reading
Pretoria - The country's healthcare system will receive a major injection of human resources following the signing of a collaboration agreement between the South African and Cuban Ministries of Health Continue reading
DDC Sancti Spíritus Varias comunidades están incomunicadas. Las inundaciones mantenían interrump... Continue reading
Política Alarcón tacha de 'campaña insidiosa' las críticas contra el cardenal Ortega Agencias - DDC La Habana 26-05-2012 - 12:18 pm. Mientras tanto, las Damas de Blanco sostuvieron una tensa reunión con Ramón Su... Continue reading
A pesar de que la prensa oficial informó de la evacuación de 8,500 personas, residentes de Trinidad y Manicaragua denuncian que no fueron advertidos del peligro. Continue reading
A rare specimen of a reptile called Culebrita de cuatro patas (Four leg snake), that was found by accident in the eastern municipality of Moa, was marked as a jewel for the Cuban fauna by MSc Alejandro Continue reading
The Cuban municipality of Mayari, in the eastern province of Holguin, will be a national deference as for the social and economic investments to be boosted mainly in the former sugar cane fields, belonging Continue reading
The Rene Orestes Reine agricultural polytechnic institute, from the Cuban municipality of Calixto Garcia, looks for the students' comprehensive formation, therefore, several actions are carried there Continue reading
Over 6,000 people have been evacuated from Cubas central Sancti Spiritus province struck by floods. The water level in the regions largest Zaza reservoir has risen by a meter. Farms lands have also been Continue reading
26 de mayo de 2012, 10:47Salvador, Brazil, May 26 (Prensa Latina) Participants at the XX National Convention of Solidarity with Cuba, held in this city, capital of the Brazilian state of Bahia, condemned Continue reading
MIAMI -- Bud is weakening and becoming increasingly disorganized in the Pacific just off Mexico.The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Saturday that Bud had degenerated to a remnant low. It Continue reading
¿Por qué los cubanos prefieren arriesgarse y morir en alta mar escapando la tiranía de su familia? ¿Cómo puede justificar un régimen que encarcela a las personas por sus opiniones y no permite ninguna clase de disensión, ningún otro partido po... Continue reading
ClimaEn la provincia de Sancti Spíritus se han registrado unos 30 derrumbes de viviendas y 519 afectaciones parciales, informó la prensa oficial Continue reading
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