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Daily Archives: August 29, 2012

El salsero puertorriqueño Andy Montañez canta con la famosa diva cubana del Buena Vista, Omara Portuondo, y el trovador Pablo Milanés en su disco ?Sueño?, que lanzará en noviembre dedicado al bolerista cubano Fernando Álvarez, informó este mi... Continue reading
Un vehículo embistió una bomba de gasolina y, mientras algunos intentaban llevarse el combustible, una chispa desató el fuego. Continue reading
HAVANA, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- Thirty-one people were injured in a gas station blast late Tuesday in Santiago de Cuba, the second largest city of Cuba, with five of them in critical condition, state-run Continue reading
“Va a hacer falta mucho valor político para reconocer lo que se sabe, que fue un crimen”, dijo Regis Iglesias en una entrevista en la sede de martinoticias.com Continue reading
[Have escaped the belly of the beast. Have car. Have half a tank of gas. Am cruising around Tampa. May make a run for Key West. Material below cross-posted from the .] 8 a.m. Picking up on about the Purple Continue reading
The last conga just went by. The street is half-lit, dirty, with remnants of viewing platforms and dismantled stalls, all now barely but a memory. The 2012 carnival has come to an end. Nothing about the city’s atmosphere gives any indication of what ... Continue reading
For a moment I thought it would pass without incident, that the funeral procession would arrive without mishap to the Columbus Cemetery and the remains of the winner of the Sakharov Prize for Human Rights, Oswaldo Paya Sardinas, would be laid to rest i... Continue reading
While many Canadians' image of Cuba includes sandy beaches and tropical drinks, one St. John's resident paints a very different picture.Yadier Perez Leon arrived two years ago after ... Continue reading
El negro en busca de la democracia en Cuba Miércoles, 29 de Agosto de 2012 00:42 Escrito por Manuel Aguirre Lavarrere (Mackandal)Cuba actualidad, Guanajay, Artemisa, (PD) Los afrocubanos tuvieron múltiples razones para no emigrar en los p... Continue reading
Where the Dictatorship Nests / Lilianne Ruiz Lilianne Ruiz, Translator: UnstatedWhen in Cuba we say "the system" we are referring to a circumstance which, even though we recognize it as abnormal, arbitrary and unnatural — the condition... Continue reading
Punching Bag / Rosa Maria Rodriguez Torrado Rosa Maria Rodriguez Torrado, Translator: UnstatedCuban society is the crazy punching bag on which the Cuban leaders and the national media train, and sometimes beat up. If there is an epidemic of dengue... Continue reading
Breathing Can Shut Down the System / Rebeca Monzo Rebeca Monzo, Translator: UnstatedI felt wiped out when I got there after having waited for more than three quarters of an hour for the Route 27 bus. I finally gave up and opted instead for an alme... Continue reading
Apagones en las provincias Miércoles, 29 de Agosto de 2012 00:22 Escrito por Ainí Martin ValeroCuba noticias, Regla, La Habana, (PD) Interminables apagones programados por la Empresa Eléctrica en Sancti Spíritus, afectan a la p... Continue reading
Adiós a las fantasías Miércoles, 29 de Agosto de 2012 00:29 Escrito por Aimée CabreraCuba actualidad, Centro Habana, La Habana, (PD) En mi niñez y adolescencia – décadas del 60 y 70- quedaban muchas costumbres que... Continue reading
An explosion ripped through a gas station in the eastern city of Santiago, injuring 31 people, including five seriously, Cuban state media reported ... Continue reading
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers the keynote address during the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 28, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. (Credit: Spencer Platt) (CBS News) Continue reading
Un incendio ?de grandes proporciones? en una gasolinera de la ciudad oriental de Santiago de Cuba dejó 32 heridos, de ellos 14 en estado grave, antes de ser totalmente controlado por los bomberos, informaron hoy los medios locales. Continue reading
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Algunas personas se acercaron a robar la gasolina cuando fueron atrapados en el incendio. Continue reading
HAVANA, Cuba, Aug 29 (acn) Cuban Vice-President Esteban Lazo signed, on behalf of the Cuban government, the Book of Condolences opened in the Ethiopian embassy in Havana to pay tribute to the ... Continue reading
HAVANA, Cuba, Aug 29 (acn) In the face of the accelerated ripening of coffee beans in eastern Cuba, caused by rains associated with Tropical Storm Isaac, the farmers and their families, along ... Continue reading
CAMAGUEY, Cuba, Aug 29 (acn) The Local Industries Enterprise in the Cuban province of ... Continue reading
Un incendio de "grandes proporciones" registrado en una gasolinera situada en la provincia de Santiago de Cuba (este) ha dejado un total de 31 heridos por quemaduras, han confirmado este miércoles los medios locales.El fuego comenzó el martes... Continue reading
Los rusos -que saben muy bien que el socialismo conduce a la pobreza- ingresan a la “neoliberal” OMC Continue reading
Hurricane has been downgraded to a tropical storm but nore before it slammed into New Orleans, lashing the city with 80mph winds and relentlessly drenching its streets. Thousands of people had already Continue reading
Miami (CNN) -- Amid a report she has defected, the daughter of Cuba's vice president has been living with relatives in Tampa, Florida, for nearly two weeks, an individual close to her told CNN on Tuesday. Continue reading
FOR the ninth consecutive year, Cuba has reported an increase in the number if foreign visitors to the country in the first eight months of 2012. According to the Ministry of Tourism, this ... Continue reading
Varios expertos consideran que Raúl Castro no tiene intención alguna de instaurar el modelo de desarrollo económico de los países asiáticos Continue reading
Cuban authorities are resisting refugee Yadier Perez Leon's requests to have his son join him in St. John's. Yadier Perez Leon arrived two years ago after escaping his native Cuba by boat. It was a harrowing Continue reading
If loving seven-layer salad is wrong, we don't wanna be right. The crunch, the colors, the bacon - it's beautiful in its predictability and down-home deliciousness. This Labor Day, though, we're going Continue reading
Sucesos, IncendioCinco de los heridos estaban en condición “muy grave”. De momento, no se ha registrado ningún deceso, según informó la Dirección de Salud Pública de Santiago de Cuba Continue reading
All hands on deck as Lee relocates to New Orleans to be primed for the kill US Army Major-General emeritus Edwin Walker had a smouldering grudge against President Jack Kennedy. JFK had in November 1961 Continue reading
Un incendio de "grandes proporciones" registrado en una gasolinera situada en la provincia de Santiago de Cuba (este) ha dejado un total de 31 heridos por quemaduras, han confirmado este miércoles los medios locales. Continue reading
Activists from 33 countries will attend the Cuban Five Forum to be held in the northeastern province of Holguin, Cuba More than 200 activists from 33 countries have confirmed their planned attendance Continue reading
DDC Santiago de Cuba Un vehículo embistió accidentalmente una gasolinera. Cinco de los ... Continue reading
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers the keynote address during the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 28, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. (Credit: Spencer Platt) (CBS News) Continue reading
DDC La HabanaEl exprisionero político del Grupo de los 75 Ángel Moya fue detenido este miércoles por la mañana en Pedro Betancourt, M... Continue reading
Colombia, FARCLos gobiernos de Cuba y Noruega actuarán como garantes, y los de Venezuela y Chile como acompañantes en las conversaciones de paz, cuya sede principal será la capital cubana, según un supuesto acuerdo entre las partes divulgado hoy Continue reading
[Have escaped the belly of the beast. Have car. Have half a tank of gas. Am cruising around Tampa. May make a run for Key West. Material below cross-posted from the .] 8 a.m. Picking up on about the Purple Continue reading
¡En Cuba sí hay racismo! Miércoles, 29 de Agosto de 2012 00:34 Escrito por Luis Tornés AguilillaCuba actualidad, París, Francia, (PD) La República de los Generales y Doctores se fundó también sobre esa base,...
LA HABANA, Cuba, 29 de agosto (Agencias, www.cubanet.org) – Dos personas resultaron heridas el martes en el municipio Cruces, de la central provincia de Cienfuegos, cuando intentaban adquirir frazadas para limpiar el piso, un artículo de alta demanda en la isla, dijo martinoticias.com. “Dos personas resultaron lastimadas, una mujer fue herida en la mejilla y [...] Continue reading
Ni criadas ni conductores negros Miércoles, 29 de Agosto de 2012 00:39 Escrito por Moisés Leonardo Rodríguezz2Cuba actualidad, Artemisa, Cabañas, (PD) El comentario que escuché en días pasados a un cliente de la barbe... Continue reading
Accessing the Internet in Cuban Churches / Cuban Legal Advisor, Yaremis Flores Cuban Legal Advisor, Translator: BW, Yaremis Flores By Lic. Yarmis FloresLiu, reader of this blog, asked the Office if Cuban churches one can have access to the interne... Continue reading
Tempering Dad / Yoani Sanchez Translator: Unstated, Yoani SanchezFor Marino Murillo, Cuban Vice President and father who, a few days ago, saw a daughter leave into exile."Daddy, you're not getting involved in this stuff," his daughte... Continue reading
Solidaridad con disidentes arrestados Félix Reyes Gutiérrez 29 de agosto del 2012Ranchuelo, Cuba – www.PayoLibre.com – Cuatro opositores resultaron arrestados en Santa Clara, el 23 de agosto pasado, por demandar la libertad de los mie... Continue reading