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Daily Archives: July 16, 2012

For the last 50 years, travel into Cuba has been all but impossible for US citizens. Travel sanctions have been incredibly strict, and as a result, very few living Americans have had the opportunity to Continue reading
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas urged Cuba to free jailed U.S. subcontractor Alan Gross in hopes of persuading Republican U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtninen to release a $147 million grant to the Palestinian Continue reading
LA HABANA, Cuba, 16 de julio (Yaremis Flores, www.cubanet.org) – Amaury Pacheco del Monte, coordinador del proyecto cultural OMNI-ZONAFRANCA, estaba a punto de ser desalojado el lunes junto a su familia tras recibir la víspera una notificación de la Dirección Municipal de Vivienda (DMV) de Habana del Este donde se le exige “abandonar la vivienda [...] Continue reading
This family is occupying an empty apartment in Alamar, a housing development east of Havana. From OmniZonaFranca website: We never received any intention from housing officials trying to resolve our case, we know that the State Security is aware of thi... Continue reading
Un autor que se agiganta en el devenir de los años, ante la decrépita dictadura que lo encarceló y ante la medianía, mayoría de intelectuales que entusiasmados se sometían, censuraban y aplaudían. Continue reading
Cuba -- the first of its type -- is turning seeds from the so-called "bellyache bush" into a green energy source, it was announced Monday. Jatropha seeds are rich ... Continue reading
On Tuesday, July 10, I joined the club of the third age, having crossed the frontier of 65 years. As usual in these commemorations, I dedicated myself to taking stock of my life, what I learned, what I gained and what I lost. In this the country appear... Continue reading
Economía, CuentapropistasLa entidad dirigida por Eusebio Leal ha alquilado de forma directa a particulares unos cinco locales en la Habana Vieja Continue reading
LA HABANA, Cuba, 16 de julio (Leannes Imbert, www.cubanet.org) – Una campaña nacional con el objetivo de contribuir a la reivindicación de los derechos de lesbianas, gays, bisexuales y transgéneros (LGBT) se llevará a cabo desde el 20 de julio y hasta el 10 de diciembre de 2012. La iniciativa, gestada por los coordinadores de [...] Continue reading
Agencias La Habana Los primeros cinco arrendatarios de la Habana Vieja son gente con fuertes lazos ... Continue reading
The small Caribbean island of Cuba packs a big punch in boxing. The country has notched-up 32 Olympic gold medals in the ring, and would likely have won more if it hadn't boycotted two ... Continue reading
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands - Thirteen Cuban migrants have stopped in the waters of the Cayman Islands seeking repairs to their makeshift boat. Immigration officials are monitoring the 13 Cuban men ... Continue reading
La iniciativa de Leal permite alquilar en forma directa locales en una de las áreas más cotizadas, donde los negocios privados pueden instalarse a largo plazo y tienen posibilidades reales de generar ganancias Continue reading
HAVANA, Cuba, July 14 (acn) Cuban President Raul Castro arrived in Havana on Friday night after concluding official visits to China and Vietnam, and a working visit to the Russian ... Continue reading
¿De qué Higiene estamos Hablando? [16-07-2012] Ignacio Estrada Cepero Corresponsal de Misceláneas de Cuba (www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- En días pasados las autoridades sanitarias de la isla informaban la presencia de un brote de ...
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands - Thirteen Cuban migrants have stopped in the waters of the Cayman Islands seeking repairs to their makeshift boat. Immigration officials are monitoring the 13 Cuban men aboard Continue reading
AFP - A new biodiesel plant in Cuba -- the first of its type -- is turning seeds from the so-called "bellyache bush" into a green energy source, it was announced Monday. Jatropha seeds are rich in oil Continue reading
16 de julio de 2012, 15:58Washington, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) Social organizations of solidarity with Cuba based in Miami, Florida, described as a great success the 2nd Conference of 2012 to demand the Continue reading
As I watched the baseball games between the Cuban team (made up of professionals) and the American college students, I felt embarrassed. How exactly is it possible that our novice Cuban baseball players were not in on this game so that they could gain ... Continue reading
LATEST NEWS: Holguin / Cattle Raising Faces Challenges LATEST NEWS: Docs Trained in Cuba Back to Havana LATEST NEWS: Habanastation to Open Film Festival in DR LATEST NEWS: China-Japan: Will Tensions Ease? Continue reading
Florida voters, particularly in immigrant-rich pockets of South and Central Florida, overwhelmingly say they support comprehensive immigration reform that would give people living in the state illegally Continue reading
DDC La Habana El régimen lo ha declarado 'ocupante ilegal' de un apartamento que él está dispues... Continue reading
Dallas is essentially starting over : ';I wasn’t crazy about Elton Brand and Chris Kaman playing together in 2006 when they were still good.';Mark Cuban, the Dallas Mavericks ... Continue reading
16 de julio de 2012, 15:00Pinar del Rio, Cuba, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) European activist Enrique Fernandez condemned the US economic, commercial and financial blockade against the island of Cuba today, Continue reading
Los enfermos residen en Boyeros y son un matrimonio, su hijo menor y un joven de unos 25 años. Continue reading
Eat Local: Join Think Local First for a week of farm-to-table menus and events celebrating Washington's regional bounty. Tonight's gathering is at Ris, a happy hour and salon dinner celebrating women Continue reading
For the first time since the John F. Kennedy, cargo ships will make regular trips between Cuba and Miami. Continue reading
HAVANA - At first blush, Mama Ines seems to be just the latest in a long line of private restaurants that have opened in Havana as part of President Raul Castro's fledgling free-market reforms. ... Continue reading
Following is the text of press note issued by Press Information Department (PID) Quote Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has thanked Mr. Raul Castro Ruz, President Republic of Cuba for his felicitation Continue reading
To many market observers, punishing shareholders by reducing profits rather than launching criminal prosecutions of bankers flagrantly violating the law makes a farce of regulatory oversight. Continue reading
The small Caribbean island of Cuba packs a big punch in boxing. The country has notched-up 32 Olympic gold medals in the ring, and would likely… Continue reading
Despite the measures implemented starting the second semester of 2011, cattle raising in the Cuban municipality of Calixto Garcia has experienced a discreet recovery, according to the assess made by the Continue reading
The Legislative Palace in Lima, Peru, will host a concert on Monday by Cuban and Peruvian singers in demand of the return to the island of the five Cuban anti-terrorist fighters held in the U.S. since Continue reading
Holguin born Manuel Dario Ochoa de la Rosa, who is Cuba's national junior chess champion, is pleased with his training sight the Pan American Championships in this category, slated for Lima, Peru, starting Continue reading
As traditional in Cuba, every third Sunday of July called children for their fiesta, therefore, the main parks, plazas and any facility available in the Cuban province of Holguin gave the little ones Continue reading
At first blush, Mama Ines seems to be just the latest in a long line of private restaurants that have opened in Havana as part of President Raul Castro's fledgling free-market reforms. Continue reading
Social Media Tools Share Sponsored by A number of experts in Cuba have said they believe the country can reach 16.5 per cent of renewable power generation by 2020. Their comments were made at an online Continue reading
It stands to reason that to beat the information monopoly prevailing in Cuba, it is imperative to overthrow the monopolists, which does not seem easy, and in fact it is not, but above all we must believe strongly that it is possible to overturn the gia... Continue reading
Inflables en Cuba. 16 Lunes jul 2012 Posted by puertasabiertasencuba La Habana- Coloridos parques inflables atraen la atención de infantes cubanos como una de las ofertas más tentadoras de la presente etapa veraniega en la isla. Equipos in... Continue reading
Agencias París 'Esta álbum me muestra tal como soy ahora, con mi evolución y todo lo que viví',... Continue reading
Briefing Note No. 3 Cuban League against AIDS / Wendy Iriepa and Ignacio Estrada Translator: Unstated, Wendy Iriepa and Ignacio Estrada During the month of June and the first days of of July The Cuban League Against AIDS has monitored the rise of p... Continue reading
Cuba: Parlamento debatirá plan económico y nuevas normas Lunes, 16 de julio de 2012 Las comisiones de Asuntos Económicos y Constitucionales y jurídicos se encargarán de dictaminar el proyecto de la nueva Ley del Sistema Trib... Continue reading
Pobres enfermos [16-07-2012] Hugo Araña Corresponsal de Misceláneas de Cuba (www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- El Hospital Ricardo Santana Martínez del poblado sureño de Fomento, no atraviesa buenos momentos. Según la Coordinad... Continue reading
Las comisiones de Asuntos Económicos y de Asuntos Constitucionales y Jurídicos del Parlamento cubano analizarán entre los próximos 20 y 22 de julio la reforma tributaria y el nuevo Código de Trabajo, entre otros proyectos legislativos fundamentale... Continue reading
Omar Khadr has been serving an eight year sentence at the American military prison at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba since he pleaded guilty to war crimes in ... Continue reading