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Daily Archives: August 8, 2012

El ex integrante de Habana Abierta está recaudando fondos para financiar los envíos de su nuevo disco a la isla a través de canales alternativos, y así su público disfrute de su música gratuitamente. Continue reading
Peter Taylor's daughter used to try to emulate his shadow boxing moves in the kitchen. Now 26, she may today become the first Olympic women's lightweight champion. Katie Taylor from Bray, 13 miles (21 Continue reading
LONDON (Reuters) - Mongolian light-welterweight Munkh-Erdene Uranchimeg produced a ferocious display to down British captain Thomas Stalker in the best fight of the London Games, a big casualty on a tricky Continue reading
Australian pole vaulter Steve Hooker qualifies for the final of the pole vault, Sailing duo claim Australia's fifth gold medal in the 49er Skiff class and Usain Bolt flies into the 200m final. ... Continue reading
LONDON -- Munkh-Erdene Uranchimeg of Mongolia pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the Olympic boxing tournament Wednesday night, stunning second-seeded light welterweight Tom Stalker of Britain and Continue reading
In one of those programs that State Security shows on Cuban television, I have seen one of the men I most admire for his courage in this saga for the freedom of Cuba. But State Security did not really present Antúnez, nor speak of his years as a polit... Continue reading
CATHERINE DOMINGUEZ/SAN ANTONIO BUSINESS JOURNAL Mayor Julian Castro has won the backing from seven predecessors for his Pre-K 4 SA educational ... Continue reading
U.S. athlete Aries Merritt, ranked No. 1 in the world this year, won the gold in the men's 110-meter hurdles at the 2012 London Olympics as Cuban defending champion Dayron Robles was unable to finish Continue reading
Audio for this story from All Things Considered will be available at approx. 7:00 p.m. ET In Juba, the capital city of South Sudan, there's a small corner of Havana. A number of Jubans who studied in Continue reading
Agencias Londres La medalla de oro en los 110 metros con vallas fue ganada por el estadounidense Ar... Continue reading
DDC La Habana Explica que a Ulises Aquino se le retiró la licencia por 'varias irregularidade... Continue reading
DDC La Habana El Gobierno quiere 'desmarcarse' del 'tradicional rumbo apegado a los combustibles f Continue reading
Julio has finished his story of the abduction where his more than 200 pounds became an inanimate object, consisting of an amorphous substance lacking in spatial location, without any perception of a social being, crosses to the other side where the par... Continue reading
La Habana envía un mensaje contradictorio, porque atrae y atemoriza al mismo tiempo a los empresarios extranjeros Continue reading
Moa readies for 2nd edition of Race of Victory for my Commander The Directorate of Sport in Moa, in coordination with the Commission of Summer, the Government in the municipality and the Provincial Department Continue reading
By | Fourth-Place Medal - 10 minutes ago Lazaro Borges shattered his pole into three pieces during qualifying for Thursday's pole vault final, sending shards of fiberglass flying in all directions and Continue reading
Hablemos Press presentó un informe sobre la represión en Cuba para el mes de julio y los primeros días de agosto. Continue reading
August brings special motives for the female population from the municipality of Calixto Garcia, in the province of Holguin, because in August 23, 1960 the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC) was founded Continue reading
Wife of antiterrorist fighter Expose to expose Cuban Five case in Bolivia Adriana Perez, wife of Cuban antiterrorist fighter Gerardo Hernandez, who is held in a US prison, will expose the case of her Continue reading
It is always hot in Cuba in August, for that reason people are amazed at the 12 degrees Celsius reported in the evening as London Olympics go on, and as it will never drop that much in the nicknamed Pearl Continue reading
US blacklisting of Cuba is irresponsible and dishonest, said US scholar Maria Isabel Alfonso The co-director of the Cuban Americans for Engagement (CAFE) organization, professor Maria Isabel Alfonso described Continue reading
LA HABANA, Cuba, 8 de agosto  (Agencias, www.cubanet.org)  - Cuba registró 5,637 accidentes de tránsito en el primer semestre de 2012, la mayor cifra en 12 años, con 363 muertos y 4,388 heridos, informó el miércoles el diario oficial Granma, según la Agencia France Presse. “Al cierre de la primera mitad del año, se dispara [...] Continue reading
Author: By Barbara Ferguson, Arab News Correspondent WASHINGTON, 6 April - When captured by US troops during an uprising in Mazar-i-Sharif in Afghanistan in late December, Yasser Esam Hamdi, produced Continue reading
The situation regarding the quality of the drinking water has caused Cubans to take measures to avoid being infected with diseases. Formerly the rivers were the source of drinking water and the Almendares River served the people via ditch in the street... Continue reading
(L-R) Jangy Addy of Liberia, Leonel Suarez of Cuba, Roman Sebrle of Czech Republic, Rifat Artikov of Uzbekistan and Willem Coertzen of South Africa compete in the Men's Decathlon 100m Heats on Day 12 Continue reading
(L-R) Jeff Porter of the United States, Dayron Robles of Cuba and Lehann Fourie of South Africa compete in the Men's 110m Hurdles Semifinals on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on 8 August 2012 Continue reading
LONDON, Aug 8 ( ) - Cuba's Leonel Suarez won the Olympic men's decathlon high jump on Wednesday. The current leaders after this phase are Ashton Eaton and Trey Hardee of the United States and Belgium's Continue reading
SANTA CLARA, Cuba,  8 de agosto (Sergio García, www.cubanet.org) – Las autoridades de Salud Pública en la central provincia de Villa Clara están alarmadas por el aumento de casos con padecimientos respiratorios y diarreicos en el último mes, entre los que ya pudiera haber tres muertos. “No hemos declarado el estado de epidemia, pero la [...] Continue reading
After a five-decade-long absence, Celia Cruz may return to Cuban airwaves. Though the Communist authorities do not acknowledge it, for about 50 years state radio stations have blacklisted musicians who Continue reading
El vicepresidente del Parlamento Europeo, Alejo Vidal-Quadras, envió una carta de condolencia a Ofelia Acevedo, viuda del opositor Oswaldo Payá, en la que califica al fundador del Movimiento Cristiano Liberación ?como un orgullo para su patria y u... Continue reading
HAVANA, Cuba, Aug 8 (ACN) Cuba reiterated its position on the elimination of all nuclear arsenals, at an international conference against nuclear weapons, held in the Japanese city of Hiroshima to ... Continue reading
HAVANA, Cuba, Aug 8 (ACN) The co-director of the Cuban Americans for Engagement (CAFE) organization, professor Maria Isabel Alfonso described as irresponsible and dishonest the presentation to the ... Continue reading
HAVANA, Cuba, Aug 8 (ACN) Cuban student organizations raised their voices in defense of the right of the world youths to social protection and to access decision-taking processes in their ... Continue reading
LAS TUNAS, Cuba, Aug 7 (acn) Caricatures by eight Cuban artists with reflections on the world economic crisis will be exhibited in September in Spain, as part of the 19th International Exhibition ... Continue reading
HAVANA, Cuba, Aug 7 (acn) The new generations of Cubans will celebrate August 12, International Youth Day, as a day of joy and also of reflection, reaffirmation and ... Continue reading
SANTA CLARA, Cuba, 8 de agosto (Yoel Espinosa Medrano, www.cubanet.org)  -  Raúl Gómez Feitó, residente de Santa Clara, en el centro del país, fue detenido el pasado martes por gritar frases contra el sistema de salud cubano. “La salud en Cuba es una mentira, las medicinas se las llevan para Venezuela y Bolivia. Nos están [...] Continue reading
LONDON, Aug 8 (Reuters) - Olympic men's 110m hurdles semi-finals results on Wednesday. The top qualifiers were Aries Merritt of the United States, Cuba's Dayron Robles and Jason Richardson of the United Continue reading
LE MONDE, FRANCE TV (France) Cuba's dreams of winning Olympic gold in the pole vault today were left in shatters - after Lázaro Borges' pole snapped into pieces. The 26-year-old slammed the pole into Continue reading
If you had a VCR and a pulse in the mid-to-late 90's, it is probably safe to assume that you saw the popular movie Jerry Maguire . The movie was a huge hit, and it became an instant classic due to its Continue reading
Whether you are an alum of one of our Cuban missions, or just love Cuban music, join us for a full evening filled with the sounds, sights and flavors of Havana! We'll kick off the evening with mojitos, Continue reading
Arrestan opositores en Holguín Juan Carlos Reyes Ocaña 8 de agosto de 2012 Holguín, Cuba – www.PayoLibre.com – Fuerzas conjuntas de la seguridad del Estado y la policía nacional arrestaron en Holguín a los opositores Jul... Continue reading
En el primer semestre de este año ocurrieron en Cuba un total 5.637 accidentes de tráfico, la cifra más alta para ese período registrada en los últimos doce años, mientras que el número de muertes alcanzó los 363, un 13,4 por ciento más que en... Continue reading
On Wednesday, a rare accident shocked onlookers at the 2012 Olympics: A pole snapped during a pole vault by Lázaro Borges of Cuba. Luckily, Borges was not hurt but he didn't qualify for the final. Hoping Continue reading
Since this young Sovietologist first appeared in President George Bush Sr.'s staff, and especially with the prominent roles she played with Bush Jr., the question of competence has always crept up, though Continue reading
GUANTANAMO, Cuba, 8 de agosto (Magaly N. Otero Suárez, www.cubanet.org).- El prisionero político Niorvis Rivera Guerra fue golpeado brutalmente por funcionarios del orden interior de la cárcel Combinado de Guantánamo tras exigir a la jefatura de la prisión que se respetaran sus derechos. La esposa de Rivera, la Dama de Blanco Yudislaidis Travieso, dijo que  [...] Continue reading