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Daily Archives: August 25, 2012

Neil Armstrong was a quiet self-described nerdy engineer who became a global hero when as a...- 2:40 pm Republican officials abruptly announced plans Saturday evening to scrap the first day of their...- Continue reading
* Hurricane warning in effect for Florida Keys * Isaac kills four, threatens heavy flooding in Haiti * Forecast to become Category 2 hurricane in Gulf of Mexico (Raises Haiti death toll to 4, updates Continue reading
Cuba got its first battering Saturday from Tropical Storm Isaac and expects to see a cross-country buildup of the wind and rain whirled in by the storm, whose center crossed the extreme eastern part of Continue reading
Tropical Storm Isaac has swept across Haiti's southern peninsula, bringing flooding and at least three deaths while adding to the misery of a poor nation still trying to recover from the 2010 earthquake. Continue reading
Cuba decretó el viernes la fase de alerta para las provincias orientales de Guantánamo, Santiago de Cuba, Granma, Holguín, Las Tunas y Camagüey, Continue reading
En pocas horas Isaac deberá abandonar la isla de Cuba pero se mantendrán las lluvias, intensas en algunas zonas, así como las inundaciones costera Continue reading
TS Isaac: Cuban Civil Defence Urges to Keep Safety Measures HAVANA, Cuba, Aug 25 (acn) Major General Ramon Pardo Guerra, Chief of the Cuban Civil Defense (DC), today urged governmental ... Continue reading
Tropical Storm Isaac Hits eastern Cuba, Increases Speed HAVANA, Cuba, Aug 25 (acn) Tropical Storm Isaac entered Cuba through westernmost point, the Maisi point, at around 11 AM, with gusts ... Continue reading
El centro de la tormenta tropical 'Isaac' stocó tierra en Cuba; el gobernador de Florida declaró estado de emergencia ante su proximidad. Continue reading
RepresiónEste sábado continuaban detenidos e incomunicados en varias estaciones de policía de Santiago de Cuba los miembros de la UNPACU detenidos arbitrariamente el jueves y viernes pasado Continue reading
A man watches from inside his home as floodwaters rise after tropical sorm Isaac hit Barahona, Dominican Republic, on Saturday. Photograph: Ricardo ... Continue reading
Tropical Storm Isaac was hugging the coastline of northeast Cuba on Saturday after claiming at least three lives in Haiti. Isaac should become a Category 1 hurricane on Sunday just as it nears the ... Continue reading
Prominent Cuban dissident Guillermo Fariñas was released Saturday after almost 48 hours in custody, he told Efe in a telephone call. The psychologist and independent journalist said he was held at a police Continue reading
Antes de avanzar hacia La Florida Isaac ya dejó huellas a su paso por Cuba. Se espera que se convierta en huracán al salir hacia las aguas del Golfo antes de tocar tierra en Estados Unidos. Continue reading
Tropical Storm Isaac dumped torrential rains on Haiti and flattened tent camps housing survivors of a devastating earthquake, then began an assault on eastern Cuba on Saturday. Isaac killed at least two Continue reading
Clima“Isaac” se mueve por Cuba a 28 km/h con rumbo noroeste, lo que es “muy favorable a nosotros, pues hace que esté menos tiempo sobre el territorio y saldrá más rápido al mar”, dijo José Rubiera Continue reading
(AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo). People run over a bridge covered by debris as waves hit the seawall, caused by Tropical Storm Isaac in Barahona, Dominican Republic, Friday, Aug. 24, ... Continue reading
Fariñas declaró que permaneció desde el jueves por la tarde hasta horas de la mañana del sábado en la Quinta Estación de la policía de Santa Clara siendo la cuarta vez que lo detienen en la última semana. Continue reading
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti â Tropical Storm Isaac pushed into Cuba Saturday after sweeping through Haiti's southern peninsula, where it doused a nation still trying to recover from the terrible 2010 earthquake. Continue reading
Agencias Caracas Sindicalistas acusan al Gobierno de desatender la industria y aseguran que desde h... Continue reading
El disidente cubano Guillermo Fariñas es liberado tras casi 48 horas de detención- Estaba arrestado en Santa Clara, a unos 270 kilómetros de La Habana - Asegura que es la cuarta vez que lo detienen en la última semana EFE 25.08.2... Continue reading
HAVANA -- What Cuba says it spends on medical services is a fraction of what it costs hospitals to provide the same services in the United States. A comparison of some medical procedures in the two ... Continue reading
After the brutal house raid which occurred in the home of Lady in White Glisedis Pina Gonzalez in Holguin this past Saturday August 18th, all the detainees have been released.  Three of these activists have shared their testimonies with this blog, offering details of the harassment and threats they endured while being held in police [...] Continue reading
Forecasters expect that Isaac will be a hurricane by the time it makes landfall, likely on the Florida Panhandle late Tuesday or early Wednesday. The Republican National Convention, which opens in ... Continue reading
The mother of a Mississauga, Ont. man who died while vacationing in Cuba says she isn't convinced her son was alone when he plummeted off a hotel balcony. Odaine Lumley, 22, was on holiday ... Continue reading
Havana - Cuba's system of free medical care, long considered a birthright by its citizens and trumpeted as one of the communist government's great successes, is not immune to cutbacks under Raúl Castro's Continue reading
Tropical Storm Isaac will skirt Cuba's northern coast before turning north along western Florida, possibly soaking the Republican National Convention in Tampa, on track to landfall near ... Continue reading
LEADING Cuban dissident Guillermo Farinas has said he has been released after being detained, following an argument with agents guarding his ... Continue reading
AT LEAST two people have died in Haiti as Tropical Storm Isaac battered the impoverished Caribbean nation with torrential rains and high winds. An eight-year-old died when a wall collapsed at her home, Continue reading
(Updates Gulf production shutdowns in second paragraph, position in fourth.) Aug. 25 (Bloomberg) -- Tropical Storm Isaac will skirt Cuba's northern coast before turning north along western Florida, possibly Continue reading
Updated at 3 p.m. ET: Tropical Storm Isaac was hugging the coastline of northern Cuba on Saturday after claiming at least three lives in Haiti. Isaac should become a Category 1 hurricane on Sunday just Continue reading
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (CNN) - Tropical Storm Isaac left at least two people dead Saturday in Haiti after pounding camps where hundreds of thousands of people live in tents and knocking out power to most Continue reading
Communities across earthquake-ravaged Haiti are in desperate need of help after the island nation was lashed by Tropical Storm Isaac, according to British aid agencies. Charity workers are battling to Continue reading
Residents of a camp for displaced people of the 2010 earthquake voluntarily remain in their camp homes as tropical storm Isaac bears down on Port au Prince, August 24, 2012. Tropical Storm Isaac ... Continue reading
Agencias La Habana La tormenta podría alcanzar la categoría de huracán tras abandonar la Isla. ... Continue reading
Port-au-Prince, Haiti (CNN) -- Tropical Storm Isaac pounded Haitian camps where hundreds of thousands of people live in tents and knocked out power to most of the country, where at least one death was Continue reading
Heavy rains and high winds lashed Haiti's southern coast, flooding parts of the capital Port-au-Prince and flattening tents in some of the fragile resettlement camps that house more than 350,000 survivors Continue reading
Cuba's system of free medical care, long considered a birthright by its citizens and trumpeted as one of the communist government's great successes, is not immune to cutbacks under Raul ... Continue reading
Cuban Elections: More than 29,000 Polling Stations Ready for October HAVANA, Cuba, Aug 25 (acn) Alina Balseiro, president of the National Electoral Commission, announced that the elections of ... Continue reading
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (CNN) - Tropical Storm Isaac pounded Haitian camps where hundreds of thousands of people live in tents and knocked out power to most of the country, but there were no casualties Continue reading
DDC - Agencias La Habana También fueron puestos en libertad Idania Yanes Contreras y más una dece... Continue reading
On Monday, my son is thinking about enrolling as a university student. These are his first two weeks as a “civvie” after one year of military service. This was a year wasted, because except for the roughly six initial weeks of service known as “T... Continue reading
Gale-force winds and driving rain are lashing Haiti as Tropical Storm Isaac crosses the Caribbean state. The US National Hurricane Centre says the heavy rainfall is a "major threat" and may cause floods Continue reading
El doctor en meteorología José Rubiera confirma que entró por una zona muy próxima a la punta de Maisí, al este de la ciudad de Guantánamo, el extremo más oriental del territorio nacional. Continue reading
HAVANA - Cuba's system of free medical care, long considered a birthright by its citizens and trumpeted as one of the communist government's great successes, is not immune to cutbacks ... Continue reading