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Daily Archives: March 13, 2013

Latin Americans reacted with joy, bursting into tears and cheers Wednesday at news that an Argentine cardinal has become the first Pope from the hemisphere. "It's incredible!" said Martha Ruiz, 60, who Continue reading
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Tears and cheers erupted across Latin American on Wednesday as an Argentine cardinal became the first pope from the hemisphere, and many expressed hope that he help bring the Continue reading
Havana, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuban scientists and amateurs remain attentive to the passage of the Comet PanStarrs, which will be very close to the crescent moon today and tomorrow, and if the ... Continue reading
Havana, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) Increased production of organic fertilizers and bio-fertilizers, along with conservation activities are among the measures adopted in 2012 by Cuba to improve its soils, ... Continue reading
As we wrote last August, some governments are watching political developments in Venezuela more closely -- and with more anxiety -- than others. For the past decade, that country's Petrocaribe program Continue reading


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he early death of Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías, president of the Republic of Venezuela, brings with it instability for the country and those allied with him. With the death of the leader the opportunity to take power is knocking on … Continue reading Continue reading
Henrique De Castro, chief operating officer at Yahoo Inc., is joining the board of directors at Target Corp. Sunnyvale-based Yahoo (NASDAQ: YHOO) hired De Castro, 47, in November for a salary of ... Continue reading


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Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez?s whirlwind tour through Latin America and Europe now comes to the United States. Will she be cheered?Supporters of the Castro dictatorship have protested her appearances from Continue reading
The U.S. men?s national team has been drawn into Group C of the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup along with Belize, Cuba and Costa Rica and has more than a good chance of playing a quarterfinal game at the M&T Continue reading


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In a conference in Spain this Tuesday, March 12th, a defender of the Cuban dictatorship interrupted a speech by Berta Soler, leader of the Ladies in White, while others protested with a sign defending the revolution and with the image of Che Guevara, shouting insults to those present such as “parasites” and “fascists”. In response [...] Continue reading
Who is Pope Francis I? An American poliical figure who has asked not to be identified has known Cardinal Jorge Bergog . . . Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 15:50 PM Pope Francis, the former Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio Continue reading
Insight Cuba , the leading operator of licensed, people-to-people travel to Cuba, is offering an exclusive seven-night trip to Havana and Cienfuegos in partnership with luxury gay travel ... Continue reading


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My visit to the U.S. naval station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, began much like any other military embed. Continue reading
Alfredo J. Molina doesn't care for pennies. "Starting when I was a young boy, I learned the jewelry business from my grandfather," Molina says. "He would take pennies and roll them out into a sheet because Continue reading
HAVANA, Cuba, March 13 (acn) Colombia's Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC-EP) expressed their appreciation on Wednesday to Venezuelan acting president Nicolas Maduro for his support of ongoing peace talks Continue reading


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Washington, March 13 (RHC)-- More than 100 detainees held in the U.S. military prison at Guantánamo Bay are reportedly entering their 5th week of a hunger strike sparked by deteriorating conditions. News Continue reading
Izquierda Unida (IU) ha denunciado hoy la existencia de una "insistente campaña de acoso" contra la República de Cuba encabezada por "la derecha más recalcitrante" española. Continue reading
Cuba bet hard on the political management of President Hugo Chávez's illness. Now, it is devoted to make the election benefit Venezuelan acting President Nicolás Maduro. In addition to some 46,000 Cuban Continue reading
Limited Space Available on Seven-Night Custom Tour Featuring Havana and CienfuegosNEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cuba, the all-but-forbidden country now legally open for Continue reading


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The first was by a party of officials from the Cuban Government and energy group Havana Energy this week. From the Ministry of Agriculture; Celso Carpio Camarote, Head of Development at MINAGRI, from Continue reading
News & Media 13 March 2013 The this afternoon adopted the outcomes of the Universal Periodic Review of the Czech Republic, Argentina and Gabon. Katerina Sequensova, Permanent Representative of the Czech Continue reading
Diaz-Canel. Photo from http://www.observer-reporter.com If for years Hugo Chavez was politically influenced by Cuba’s “historical” leadership (as those who participated in the Revolution call themselves), it seems that this influence is now reversed. That is, the attitudes of the Venezuelan … Continue reading Continue reading
With their Ivy League pedigrees and East Coast addresses, Supreme Court justices often are rightly described as unrepresentative of the nation. But in one area, the justices look a lot like the rest of Continue reading
El político sueco Aron Modig, uno de los dos supervivientes del accidente de tráfico en el que perdieron la vida los disidentes cubanos Harold Cepero y Oswaldo Payá, ha reiterado en una reunión con la hija de este último que no recuerda nada de lo ocurrido, ni el supuesto golpe de un coche por detrás ni el impacto posterior contra un árbol. Continue reading
13 de marzo de 2013, 12:16By Charly Morales Valido Havana, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) The death of Camilo Vives, producer of Fresa y Chocolate (Strawberry and Chocolate) and other classics of Cuban cinema, Continue reading


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El levantamiento a las prohibiciones de compra/venta de casas ha afectado las relaciones familiares Continue reading
HAVANA, Cuba, March 13 (acn) Cubans are watching their sky today after scientists announced that the PanStarrs Comet will get very close to the moon and be visible on the Earth after ... Continue reading
HOLGUIN, Cuba, March 13 (acn) As part of activities marking National Media Day in Cuba, March 14, a group of outstanding journalists will be decorated at the Major General Calixto Garcia ... Continue reading
La portavoz de las Damas de Blanco, Berta Soler, se ha mostrado muy agradecida por el hecho de que el presidente del Gobierno, Mariano Rajoy, haya accedido a recibirla durante su primera visita a España y ha reiterado su petición al Gobierno español de que debe mantener "mano dura" hacia el régimen cubano. Continue reading
LA HABANA, Cuba, 13 de marzo de 2013, Dania Virgen García/ www.cubanet.org.- El pasado 10 de marzo, entre las 4 y 30 y 5 de la tarde, falleció en extrañas circunstancias el reo Osvaldo Orfi Conde, de 53 años de edad, natural del municipio Florida,  Camagüey. Según  informa el recluso Jorge Alberto Liriano Linares, quien [...] Continue reading
Aseguran que en Cuba existe un consenso general acerca de la necesidad de renovar el modelo socio-económico-político-jurídico, que constituye el marco regulador de la vida nacional. Continue reading
El presidente del Gobierno español, Mariano Rajoy, saludó hoy en el Parlamento a la portavoz del movimiento opositor cubano Damas de Blanco, Berta Soler, de visita en Madrid en su primer viaje al extranjero permitido por el régimen de Cuba. Continue reading
“Somos discriminados y nos explotan en todos los sentidos por no tener documentos”, denuncia la entidad, a nombre de los isleños en limbo migratorio en el país andino. Continue reading
Argentina Senado argentino rechaza en sesión pública referendo en Malvinas Gils Carbó: “Cuando se trata de plata, la Corte no respeta la Constitución” En una sesión especial, el Senado rechazará el referendo de Malvinas Malvinas: resurge la tensión tras el polémico referéndum Moyano: “La sociedad está al borde del pánico” Foto y troquel, entre las [...] Continue reading
Las Damas de Blanco, grupo disidente cubano que reúne a esposas y familiares de opositores, han agradecido hoy al ministro de Asuntos Exteriores y de Cooperación, José Manuel García-Margallo, que siga defendiendo la Posición Común de la UE sobre Cuba, que vincula la intensificación de las relaciones con la isla a que se produzcan avances hacia la democracia y el respeto de los Derechos Humanos. Continue reading
Un estudiante de administración de negocios estadounidense viajó a la isla y se topó con que en teoría la economía muestra una cosa muy diferente a lo que en la práctica ocurre en Cuba. Continue reading
La entrevista se improvisó sobre la marcha después de que Soler pidiera en un encuentro previo con varios diputados ver al presidente del Gobierno. Continue reading