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Daily Archives: September 17, 2012

Con una “sutil” despedida a sus oyentes de Música de mi tierra , el espacio dominical que condujo en Radio Mambí 710 AM durante tres años, la presentadora y actriz cubana Martha Casañas dijo adiós a la emisora donde se escuchó durante más... Continue reading
"Estamos empezando a entender cómo organizarnos de una manera más efectiva" Continue reading
In the midst of the candidate nomination assemblies for the district delegate elections, the opposition media has revived the discussion about what to do on the day we are supposed to vote. The options are the following: Go to the polls as one more cit... Continue reading
HAVANA - Cuba has proposed talks with the United States about resolving the case of jailed Jewish-American contractor Alan Gross, but has received no response, indicating a lack of interest by Washington, Continue reading
Chico is a talented pianist. Rita is a talented vocalist. Together they make beautiful music. Unfortunately, their mid-century flirtations with fame are fleeting, what with plenty of rivals, social interests, Continue reading
Cuba has proposed talks with the United States about resolving the case of jailed American contractor Alan Gross, but has received no response, indicating a lack of interest by Washington, a top Cuban Continue reading
Cuban dissident Martha Beatriz Roque pressed on in her week-old hunger strike Monday, raising concerns about her health and rallying support from another two dozen demonstrators who have joined her. "She, Continue reading
LA HABANA, Cuba, 17 de septiembre (Lucas Garve, www.cubanet.org) – La huelga de hambre que desde el pasado lunes decidió emprender la destacada opositora Marta Beatriz Roque ha despertado una profunda inquietud y preocupación por la salud de la economista cubana, que se debilita a pasos acelerados. La huelga de hambre la protagonizan hasta el [...] Continue reading
DDC La Habana El director escénico, profesor y teatrista Armando Suárez del Villar falleció en La Habana, informaron este lunes me... Continue reading
JuicioOfelia Acevedo aseguró que sigue sin creer la “versión” ofrecida por el gobierno sobre el accidente de tráfico en que murió el líder opositor Continue reading
JuicioEl joven político español conducía el auto accidentado en que murió el líder opositor Oswaldo Payá en julio pasado Continue reading
Cuba Ready to Negotiate American's Release Former USAID contractor Alan Gross is still wasting away in a Cuban prison cell. The Castro brothers have held him therefor nearly three years. ... Continue reading
Agencias La Habana Tras la concentración será conformado el equipo que sostendrá partidos prepar... Continue reading
Se trata de una carta donde denuncian la represión contra las integrantes del movimiento y sus familiares en la isla. Continue reading
LA HABANA, Cuba, 17 de septiembre (Yaremis Flores, www.cubanet.org) – El Primer Congreso Internacional Abogacía 2012, que sesionará en La Habana del 19 al 21 de septiembre, exige una cuota de inscripción de  200, 150 y 60 CUC (pesos convertibles)  para delegados, estudiantes y acompañantes respectivamente, una tarifa que es considerada por muchos como “excluyente [...] Continue reading
Roque is a 67-year-old state-trained economist turned dissident leader. Among other things, she's demanding the government release a little-known opposition prisoner who she says was due to ... Continue reading
The current economic competition between the Russian Federation and the United States in the Western Hemisphere bears striking similarity to the political antagonism prevalent during the Cold War. This Continue reading
Why I Stay (Part 2) / Jorge Luis Garcia Perez Antunez Antunez - Jorge Luis Garcia Perez, Translator: Unstated I stay in Cuba and do not leave because otherwise I cannot imagine having to ask for a white card or exit permit in order to permanently c... Continue reading
El Biogas… or an Epilogue to the "Energy Revolution" / Miriam Celaya Miriam Celaya, Translator: Norma Whiting Someone said that necessity is the mother of invention, a phrase that could explain the proverbial fame of Cuban "inventor... Continue reading
Agents Arrest Promoters of Citizen Demand For Another Cuba / For Another Cuba For Another Cuba, Translator: Unstated Cuban police violently arrested three regime opponents in the Havana municipality of Marianao on Thursday August 16, while they wer... Continue reading
Survive / Yoani Sanchez Translator: Unstated, Yoani Sanchez Martha Beatriz Roque Photo from El Nuevo Herald The light is dim, the room narrow, the murmur of Santo Suarez seeps through the walls. On the bed is a bone-thin woman with freezing hands a... Continue reading
LA HABANA, Cuba, 17 de septiembre (José Antonio Fornaris, www.cubanet.org) – Empleados civiles de las Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias (FAR) y del Ministerio del Interior (MININT) afirman que les han dado órdenes de declarar que laboran en entidades del Poder Popular o como trabajadores por cuenta propia cuando sean encuestados para el Censo de Población y [...] Continue reading
Quebec, Ventana del lector, Exilio Escapar del Paraíso Algunos quieren independencia porque no tienen nada; otros porque, teniendo de todo, quieren aún más, y también está el caso de quienes teniendo de todo y sin poder ten... Continue reading
Transición, Norcorea, Educación Minifaldas mentales El principal fracaso del sistema educativo postrevolucionario cubano fue descartar el caos, la variación y la diversidad como elementos educativos indispensables Haroldo Dilla Alfo... Continue reading
Declaración Universal de Derechos Humanos ¿de dudosa procedencia? [17-09-2012] Yaremis Flores Abogada y periodista independiente (www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- En la mañana del pasado 2 de marzo de 2012, el Primer Teniente Giorvis Hodel... Continue reading
HAVANA, Cuba, Sept 15 (acn) Cuban prima ballerina assoluta Alicia Alonso said she was moved by the tribute and special welcome received from Italians, in statements to the press upon her arrival ... Continue reading
HAVANA, Cuba, Sept 15 (acn) Prominent Cuban filmmaker Fernando Perez announced that he has concluded the shooting ... Continue reading
HAVANA, Cuba, Sept 15 (ACN) A multimedia work and a digital book were launched Saturday in commemoration of the 52nd anniversary of the Committees for the Defense of the Revolution ... Continue reading
The light is dim, the room narrow, the murmur of Santo Suarez seeps through the walls. On the bed is a bone-thin woman with freezing hands and a barely audible voice. Martha Beatriz Roque declared a hunger strike a week ago. I’ve come to her wrapped ... Continue reading
La viuda del disidente cubano Oswaldo Payá, Ofelia Acevedo, ha asegurado este lunes que sigue sin creer la "versión" ofrecida por el Gobierno sobre el accidente de tráfico en que murió su marido y ha exculpado de cualquier responsabilidad al dirige... Continue reading
Marcus Yam for The New York Times Girard Owens, in black shirt, and John Sexton, in white shirt, were known as the "Cuba Boys," for the hectoring calls they made for decades to various hosts on the liberal Continue reading
Marcus Yam for The New York Times Girard Owens, in black shirt, and John Sexton, in white shirt, were known as the "Cuba Boys," for the hectoring calls they made for decades to various hosts on the liberal Continue reading
Agencias Roma Las autoridades buscan ahora a su hermano, de 24 años, sospechoso de haber sido cóm... Continue reading
La Habana, 17 sep (dpa) - El juicio contra el joven político español Ángel Carromero por el accidente en el que murió el disidente cubano Oswaldo Payá se celebrará el próximo 5 de octubre. El proceso Continue reading
El juicio que el dirigente de Nuevas Generaciones del PP Ángel Carromero tiene pendiente en Cuba por un supuesto delito de homicidio se celebrará el próximo 5 de octubre en la Sala Primera de lo Penal del Tribunal Provincial Popular de Granma, segú... Continue reading
Agencias Madrid Esperanza Aguirre, una política española que ha defendido insistentemente la democratización de Cuba, sorprendió el lu... Continue reading
Cuban First Vice-President Receives Pakistan's Chairman Senate HAVANA, Cuba, Sep 17 (acn) Cuba's First Vice-President José Ramón Machado Ventura received this Monday morning the Chairman of the Senate Continue reading
Estos muchachos han sido formados en la empresa telefónica cubana Etecsa, la compañía estatal o su filial para celulares, Cubacel Continue reading
LATEST NEWS: African Professionals Trained in Cuba LATEST NEWS: Cuba / New Communist Leaders Elected LATEST NEWS: Cuban First VP Receives Pakistani Visitor LATEST NEWS: UN Extols Cuba's Protection of Continue reading
LATEST NEWS: Cuba-Vietnam to Expand Relations LATEST NEWS: Banes Carnivals, Burst of Joy Online: 39 guests News Cuba Barbara Pesce, UN Development Program, resident representative in Cuba stressed in Continue reading
LATEST NEWS: UN Extols Cuba's Protection of Ozone Layer LATEST NEWS: Cuba-Vietnam to Expand Relations LATEST NEWS: Banes Carnivals, Burst of Joy Online: 43 guests News Cuba Provincial communist party Continue reading
LATEST NEWS: Cuba / New Communist Leaders Elected LATEST NEWS: Cuban First VP Receives Pakistani Visitor LATEST NEWS: UN Extols Cuba's Protection of Ozone Layer LATEST NEWS: Cuba-Vietnam to Expand Relations Continue reading
LATEST NEWS: UN Extols Cuba's Protection of Ozone Layer LATEST NEWS: Cuba-Vietnam to Expand Relations LATEST NEWS: Banes Carnivals, Burst of Joy Online: 40 guests Monday, 17 September 2012 News Cuba Continue reading
MIAMI, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Officials of the groups say congressional inaction and presidential reluctance to take on the issue provide little incentive for donors, The Miami Herald reported Monday. Of eight Continue reading
Cuba dio paso a un nuevo censo de población y vivienda que culminará el 24 de septiembre. Participan 55.000 encuestadores. Continue reading