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Daily Archives: July 2, 2012

Havana, July 2 (Prensa Latina) US extraterritorial laws prevent US citizens from taking part in Marabana, Cuba's major marathon race. Organizers of the sports project Marabana/Maracuba ... Continue reading
La cifra con cierre en mayo representa un incremento de casi 25 mil personas en actividades no estatales, en comparación al término de 2011 Continue reading
El cargamento incluye sillas de ruedas, artículos educativos y deportivos acopiados en varias ciudades y comunidades, a través de la provincia canadiense de British Columbia Continue reading
Step back in time with Buck Shelford to a place where the cars are all the size of sharks (complete with fins), cigars are hand rolled and there's a carnival in the streets every night, but you won't Continue reading
HAVANA (AFP) - Cuban President Raul Castro has departed on a tour of Asian allies China and Vietnam that will include four days in Beijing and a meeting with Chinese President Hu Jintao, officials ... Continue reading
Cuba's top leader will begin a state visit to China on Wednesday to further boost both bilateral ties and his country's ongoing reforms. Raul Castro, president of Cuba's Council of State and Council of Continue reading
In a surprise announcement, Communist Party daily Granma published a terse note on July 2 saying that Raúl Castro left Havana the previous day for a visit to China and Vietnam. Both countries are crucial trade and economic partners for Cuba. In an indication that the visits will be heavy on economic issues, Castro’s delegation includes [...] Continue reading
Relaciones Cuba-HondurasAmbos gobiernos negocian el tratado desde 2002, cuando reanudaron las relaciones tras casi 40 años de ruptura. La fecha ha sido postergada en numerosas ocasiones Continue reading
. With travel restrictions easing, more Americans can go and see Cuba themselves. And for those who do venture to Havana and its colonial downtown, there is a good chance they will spot the Plaza ... Continue reading
Montevideo, Jul 2 (Prensa Latina) Cuba, with a delegation of only four athletes, reached third place at the Pan American Championship of the Japanese martial art Jiu-jitsu, celebrated here with the ... Continue reading
Ottawa, Jul 2 (Prensa Latina) U.S. Customs officials blocked a truck carrying humanitarian aid donated by several Canadian cities, to be sent to Cuba as part of the XXIII Caravan of Pastors for ... Continue reading
Luanda, Jul 2 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of the Angolan and Cuban parliaments have signed a cooperation protocol to strengthen bilateral relations. The agreement was signed at the headquarters ... Continue reading
Represión, Derechos HumanosÁngel Frometa Lovaina, miembro del opositor Movimiento de Resistencia y Democracia, se encuentra en la cárcel Combinado de Guantánamo tras ser acusado de “atentado y desobediencia” Continue reading
Las autoridades de La Habana no dieron explicaciones a Tegucigalpa de la suspensión de la firma del tratado de delimitación marítima en abril pasado Continue reading
Wilfredo Cancio already reported on his blog ( what I knew about Ana Laura Bode, who has just died in France, barely 42. I met her in September 1986 when she entered the University; I saw her for the last time when she visited Cuba with ... Continue reading
Cuban President Raul Castro has departed on a tour of Asian allies China and Vietnam that will include four days in Beijing and a meeting with Chinese President Hu Jintao, officials said Monday. The official Continue reading
By Ana Laura Bode (1969-2012) Originally published November 1987 in El Caimán Barbudo (The Bearded Alligator), Ed #240, p 7. Each time we get together to talk after class at the School of Journalism, my comrades and I, one way or another, come to the ... Continue reading
China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) makes nine offshore areas in the South China Sea available for exploration through cooperation with ... Continue reading
A B.C. group transporting humanitarian aid to Cuba will try again Monday to get across the border after being denied entry to the U.S.The truck was stopped July 1 at the Peace Arch Border Crossing ... Continue reading
He will meet President Hu Jintao during his four-day trip to Beijing, which starts tomorrow. "Cuba is a major country in Latin America. It is also the first Latin American country to establish diplomatic Continue reading
The Human Rights Council in a midday meeting today held a clustered interactive dialogue with the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises, Continue reading
Ben G. Frank's wanderlust and curiosity about Jews in far-away, exotic places has taken him throughout Europe and to Cuba, India, Vietnam, Myanmar (Burma), Morocco and Tahiti. In "The Scattered Tribe: Traveling the Diaspora from Cuba to India to Tahit... Continue reading
La investigación de la Contralorría sobre pasantías al extranjero que totalizaron poco más de $6,000 millones de pesos chilenos, involucra al organismo cubano CENAPET. Continue reading
DDC La Habana Según Azcuba, la cifra podría llegar a los tres millones de toneladas en esa f... Continue reading
La mayoría trabaja en la venta de alimentos, transporte de carga y pasajeros y el arrendamiento de viviendas. Continue reading
As I mentioned in my introductory post, Im currently hunkered down in chilly Ireland, so indulge me in a recounting story thats percolating in the Irish media. Yesterday, the London Times reported on Continue reading
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LA HABANA, Cuba, 2 de julio, (Leannes Imbert, -  Con el objetivo de contribuir a la investigación sobre los horrores de las Unidades Militares de Ayuda a la Producción (UMAP), el Observatorio Cubano de los Derechos LGBT (OBCUD LGBT) comenzó  a distribuir un documento con testimonios de algunas de las víctimas de las UMAP [...] Continue reading
LA HABANA, Cuba, 2 de julio (Leannes Imbert, – A pesar de reiteradas amenazas a activistas LGBT independientes, por parte de la Seguridad del Estado numerosos eventos tuvieron lugar en los últimos días en que se celebraba la Jornada del Orgullo Gay. La fundación de la Plataforma Cubana LGBT (PLAC LGBT) en la Habana, [...] Continue reading
-Three members of Congress have sent a letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) asking for a briefing on allegations that the Cuban government may be involved in HME fraud in South Continue reading
Cuban leader Raul Castro will pay an official visit to China on July 4-7, the first since he took office in 2008 from his brother, former president Fidel Castro. According to Granma newspaper, Raul Castro Continue reading
Ask any devotee of Cuban music what's the latest world-class musical talent to emerge from the island and any number of hip-hop, salsa or jazz performers usually get a mention. But breaking the mould Continue reading
Havana, Jul 2 (Prensa Latina) More than 387,000 Cubans are part of the private sector, working in 180 different kinds of jobs, as part of the updating of the island''s economic model, the Ministry of Continue reading
Cuban President Raul Castro has departed on a tour of Asian allies China and Vietnam that will include four days in Beijing and a meeting with Chinese President Hu Jintao, officials said Monday.The official Continue reading
Cuba, Rusia y China rechazan petición de una ONG para que se impida el ingreso de Venezuela en el Consejo de Derechos Humanos de la ONU por violar los derechos humanos Continue reading
It was a bad time to be in office. Besides chronic bickering among the bureaucracy, a locust plague had ruined the crops, rich merchants had not paid their debts to the government. To provide some funds Continue reading
Assets of Cuban banks with foreign financial institutions show a sudden decline at the end of 2011, according to figures published by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) in June. Cuban bank assets abroad reached $5.649 billion on September 2011, an increase of $368 million from the same month a year earlier, but then dropped to $4.1 [...] Continue reading
Walking in Cuba is a marvellous way to see this absolutely unique country and society. It has a vast range of natural and man-made wonders and a visit here will stay with you as a pleasant memory forever. Continue reading
Mr. E. Javier Hernández H. As a consequence of the sad social deterioration and the weak rule of law in our country, for years now there has been an increase in the dangerous behavior of the citizens and other state entities that refuse to fulfill th... Continue reading
Una periodista estadounidense visita Cuba y dice que lo más espantoso es lo cerca que está el país de EEUU y a la vez tan lejos que pudiera pensarse que uno está en Sudán. Continue reading
The Thing about ALBA / Fernando Dámaso Fernando Dámaso, Translator: Unstated Since its founding ALBA (Bolivarian Alliance for the People of Our Americas) has always raised great doubts. As stated at its inception, it was created to promot... Continue reading
Juani, the Marvels of Having a Blog / Luis Felipe Rojas Luis Felipe Rojas, Translator: Raul G. More than 10 years must have passed since I met Juan Antonio Garcia Borrero. During those years, I participated in the cinema critique sessions which, al... Continue reading
Kilobytes Win, Extremists Lose / Yoani Sánchez Translator: Unstated, Yoani Sánchez For three days, from June 21 to 23, an event organized by civil society on technology, social networking and the Internet was held in Havana. Called the CLI... Continue reading
Las pruebas disponibles José Alberto Álvarez Bravo 2 de julio de 2012 La Habana, Cuba – – La prosecución de sucesos, declaraciones y augurios en la aldea global se produce y difunde, gracias a las nuevas tecnolog... Continue reading
Derrumbe parcial del cine Cándido Lunes, 02 de Julio de 2012 02:49 Escrito por Julio Antonio Rojas Portales Cuba noticias, La Lisa, La Habana, (PD) Recientemente se desplomó gran parte del techo del cine Cándido, ubicado en la esquina... Continue reading