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Daily Archives: August 21, 2012

Leaving the house, any indistinguishable morning, on the park’s second bench a group of neighbors. Happy retirees. It is not that they are happy for having learned some kind of existential revelation in the autumn of their lives. It would not be impo... Continue reading
Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad is aided after she was pulled out of the water between Cuba and the Florida Keys early Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012. (Christi Barli,AP Photo/Diana Nyad via the Florida Keys ... Continue reading
Three of those sentenced were deputy ministers of basic industries during separate periods from 1980 to 2010. Continue reading
Tue, Aug 21 2012 By MIAMI (Reuters) - Veteran long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad reached dry land on Tuesday, although not the way she had hoped after giving up on her fourth and possibly final attempt Continue reading
Team Cuba's Yurismaris Baez runs to first base during IBAF Women's Baseball World Cup game action against Team USA at John Fry Park in Edmonton on Wednesday August 15, ... Continue reading
Es cierto que todo buen escritor primeramente escribe poesía. Pero muchos no la publican o la esconden, porque ésta dice mucho de la intimidad de la persona. En 1995, el periodista Carlos Verdecia, ex director de El Nuevo Herald y asesor de otras pu... Continue reading
Three former deputy industry ministers were among 13 people sentenced to prison for "offenses associated with corruption," Cuban Communist Party daily Granma said Tuesday. The defendants were convicted Continue reading
(CBS) He can be a knucklehead on the basepaths, his glove isn't exactly a golden one and he's never met a pitch that he didn't like. OK, love. But, despite the chinks in his armor, ... Continue reading
HAVANA, Cuba, Aug 21 (acn) Cuban Vice-President Esteban Lazo congratulated today the Cuban radio professionals that for nine decades have been the protagonists of relevant ... Continue reading
DDC México DF Denuncian que hay sobrepoblación en los módulos donde se encuentran los isle Continue reading
In her fourth attempt to make the Cuba-to-U.S. swim, 62-year-old long distance swimmer Diana Nyad was pulled from Florida waters today after spending 60 hours in the water.This is likely to be the ... Continue reading
MIAMI--U.S. distance swimmer Diana Nyad abandoned her fourth attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida on Tuesday after battling storms and jellyfish for more than two days, according to her ... Continue reading
HAVANA (Reuters) - Three former vice ministers in Cuba's Basic Industry Ministry and nine nickel industry executives have been sentenced to long prison terms for corruption, Cuban state media ... Continue reading
HAVANA - A Cuban court has convicted a dozen people of corruption, including high-ranking government officials, an executive at a state-run nickel company and workers at a joint Cuban-Canadian ... Continue reading
nearly one week after another player disappeared from her dormitory at the University of Alberta. According to published reports, the 21-year-old woman defected to the United States with her ... Continue reading
Cuban said Tuesday he thought Kidd was returning to the Mavericks before the veteran point guard surprisingly changed his mind and agreed to sign with the Knicks. "I was more than upset," ... Continue reading
“Me sentí vejado, humillado y como me consideré secuestrado, empecé a gritar mi nombre y apellidos y a decir lo que me estaba pasando; me rociaron gases lacrimógenos” dijo Ángel. Continue reading
MIAMI, Florida, 21 de agosto (Gustavo Pardo Valdés, www.cubanet.org)  -El señor  Lázaro Cuesta Valdés, quien preside el Supremo Consejo del Grado 33 para la República de Cuba, fue invitado a participar en la conmemoración del 200 aniversario de la fundación del Supremo Consejo de la Jurisdicción Norte de los Estados Unidos de América, que se [...] Continue reading
HAVANA, Cuba, Aug 21 (ACN) Cuba reported a 5.4 percent increase in the number of foreign visitors during the past seven months of 2012, if compared to same period last year, which proves the ... Continue reading
21/08/2012 13:23:30 Durante esta madrugada la onda tropical del Atlántico Central continuó ganando en organización y se convirtió en la novena depresión tropical de la actual temporada ciclónica, informó el Instituto de Meteorología de C... Continue reading
Agencias Damasco Mientras tanto, sobre el terreno, la batalla continuaba en Alepo, la gran ciudad d... Continue reading
Dos opositores detenidos por visitar a Marcelino Abreu en huelga de hambre [21-08-2012] Ariel Lázaro Fernández González Frente de Línea Dura y Boicot (www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- Hugo Damián Prieto Blanco y su esposa Lá... Continue reading
Hacinamiento en la prisión de Ariza [21-08-2012] Dania Virgen García Periodista Independiente (www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- El reo Yasser Rivero Boni, informa que la prisión de Ariza, provincia de Cienfuegos, hay un gran hacinamiento ... Continue reading
Los gobiernos de Honduras y de Cuba han firmado este martes el acuerdo que delimita geográficamente las aguas territoriales de cada país, tras varios intentos de alcanzar un pacto desde que comenzaron las conversaciones hace 14 años. Continue reading
Votar o no Votar [21-08-2012] Pedro Corzo Editor y periodista (www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- Las frustraciones que causan en el ciudadano la corrupción de las prácticas electorales son muchas, pero el individuo que está consciente de ... Continue reading
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba -- Computer network problems are delaying a pretrial hearing at Guantanamo Bay in the case of five prisoners charged in the Sept. 11 terror attacks.The hearing was to start Continue reading
It's still a tropical depression, but forecasters expect it to become a hurricane by early Thursday. Some models show it dousing Tampa, Fla. - and the Republican National Convention - next ... Continue reading
Diana Nyad ended her attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida Tuesday a.m. after a night of jelly fish stings, storms, and sharks. This was Nyad's fourth attempt to swim the 103-mile ... Continue reading
Three more Cuban players have disappeared from the World Cup of Women’s Baseball in Edmonton. Ron Hayter, executive director of the Edmonton Baseball Federation, confirmed Tuesday the players ... Continue reading
Diana Nyad ended her fourth attempt in nearly 35 years to swim across the Straits of Florida on Tuesday, her dream of setting a record thwarted by storms, jellyfish stings, shark threats, hypothermia ... Continue reading
Cuba's President Raul Castro and Vietnamese Communist Party Secretary General Nguyen Phu Trong review an honor guard during an official welcoming ceremony at the presidential palace in Hanoi in ... Continue reading
It might be a long time before we see another friendly exchange like this between Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and Knicks point guard Jason Kidd. (Nathaniel S. Butler/NBA/Getty Images) Dallas Mavericks ... Continue reading
El primer asalto en el ring de la corte no ha salido del todo bien para Guillermo Rigondeaux. Continue reading
Sharks, storms and jellyfish stings stop a 62-year-old woman's fourth attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida. 9:08pm UK, Tuesday 21 August 2012 Diana Nyad's face was left badly swollen after her latest Continue reading
KEY WEST -- Diana Nyad ended her fourth attempt in nearly 35 years to swim across the Straits of Florida on Tuesday, her dream of setting a record thwarted by storms, jellyfish stings, shark ... Continue reading
Bloguero cubano Alejandro Tur recorre las fiestas del carnaval de Cienfuegos y expresa el 'mal sabor' que le dejó en la boca el recién terminado festejo. Continue reading
Una corte cubana ha sentenciado a tres ex viceministros de Industria Básica y a otros nueve funcionarios púlicos a hasta 12 años de prisión por su participación en un escándalo de corrupción en la industria de níquel, una de las principales fu... Continue reading
A Cuban court has convicted a dozen people of corruption including workers at Empresa Moa Nickel SA, a joint operation of Cuba and Toronto-based mining company Sherritt International Corp.Others ... Continue reading
21 year old Lady in White Eleiny Villamonte Cardozo was one of the women present at the home of Glisedis Pina Gonzalez in Holguin this past Saturday 18th of August and one of the ones who was beaten and arrested when the political police raided the house, where the women were participating in their monthly [...] Continue reading
Tres viceministros de la Industria Básica y nueve altos funcionarios de empresas pertenecientes a ese organismo fueron sancionados por corrupción. Continue reading
In this photo provided by Diana Nyad via the Florida Keys News Bureau, endurance swimmer Diana Nyad rests after she was pulled out of the water between Cuba and the Florida Keys early Tuesday, Aug. ... Continue reading
El ministro de Defensa colombiano, Juan Carlos Pinzón, ha calificado de "irrespetuosas" las afirmaciones del expresidente Álvaro Uribe, quien aseguró que el Gobierno de Juan Manuel Santos y algunos exgenerales estaban sosteniendo negociaciones cland... Continue reading
Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad is aided after she was pulled out of the water between Cuba and the Florida Keys early Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012. (Diana Nyad via the Florida Keys News Bureau, Christi ... Continue reading
Havana, Cuba (CNN) -- Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad's latest attempt to swim across the Straits of Florida ended Tuesday morning after severe jellyfish stings and a lightning storm put her off course, Continue reading
'); } }); })(); Mavs owner Mark Cuban on why he feels the team is better without Deron Williams, why Jason Kidd's jersey will never hang in the rafters and ... Continue reading