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Daily Archives: July 17, 2013

Bags labeled "Cuban Raw Sugar" are seen inside a North Korean flagged ship "Chong Chon Gang" docked at the Manzanillo Container Terminal in Colon City (REUTERS/Carlos ... Continue reading
Havana, July 17 (Prensa Latina) First Vice President Miguel Daz-Canel Bermudez led today in this capital the first graduation ceremony of the degree on preservation and management of cultural historic heritage at the San Geronimo University College of ... Continue reading
Huambo, Angola, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Solidarity organizations with Cuba in the Angolan southern province of Huambo are making preparations for the celebration here of the central activity in Angola for the Day of the National Rebelliousness in Cuba o... Continue reading
United States The man accused of kidnapping and detaining three Ohio women for a decade has pleaded not guilty to hundreds of criminal charges.Ariel Castro, 53, who is accused of abducting the women and holding them captive until they escaped from hi... Continue reading
Ariel Castro, the man alleged to have kidnapped and kept hostage three Cleveland women over the course of 10 years, was arraigned on additional charges Wednesday bringing the total count of charges against him to 977. During a brief court appearance, ... Continue reading
 The Congress of the Journalists Union of Cuba (UPEC) has just been contradicted. Barely a few days after that meeting of official reporters, reality has put them to the test … and they failed. Yesterday, the news that a freighter … Continue reading Continue reading
"Las autoridades de Panamá deberían liberar a la tripulación detenida y dejar partir cuanto antes al buque". Continue reading
By Erin McClam, Staff Writer, NBC News Panama says it wants the United Nations to investigate why a rusting North Korean cargo ship was carrying rockets, missile parts and even a couple of Cold War-era fighter jets from Cuba under sacks of brown sugar.... Continue reading
Members of FLAMUR, a pro-freedom group made up of female activists in Cuba, carried out a march in Holguin as part of the “Higher and Lower” campaign, launched by this same group to demand fair salaries and prices.  Independent journalist Alexei Jimenez Almarales sent the following report and the video (attached below) regarding the activity: […] Continue reading
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - The Cleveland man suspected of kidnapping three women and holding them captive for years inside his west side home was arraigned on hundreds of new charges Wednesday. As in past court appearances, Ariel Castro entered the cour... Continue reading
Many questions are raised by the discovery of missile parts in a North Korean ship coming from Cuba and passing through the Panama Canal. Cuban authorities acknowledge sending the parts, but they do not explain why they are doing business with North Ko... Continue reading
Cuba confirmed a North Korean ship seized by Panamanian authorities in the Panama Canal sailed from one of its ports, carrying weapons it said were obsolete. As the seizure and inspection of the North Korean vessel Chong Chon Gang last week in the... Continue reading
Panamanian authorities raid North Korean ship, find Cuban weapons Russian-made weapons seized are Cold War relics from the 1950s, say experts Expert on SA-2 system: "No modern country wants to be seen with those" Expert: &qu... Continue reading
PANAMA CITY, PANAMA — Panama has formally asked the United Nations for guidance on how to handle the case of the military weapons it found on a North Korean ship, the country’s foreign minister told CNN en Espaol on Wednesday. U.N.... Continue reading
five worst NBA owners. The Dallas Mavericks’ decision to let walk the team that won an NBA championship in 2011 has backfired in stunning fashion. And Mark Cuban, the team’s flamboyant, passionate, engaged and high-profile... Continue reading
Muchos países han hecho negocios de armas con Corea del Norte, pero la revelación reciente de que Cuba le envió partes misilísticas y otro armamento en un barco detenido por Panamá ha dejado confundidos a varios analistas Continue reading
THE Cleveland man accused of holding three women captive in his home for over a decade has pleaded not guilty on an expanded indictment charging him with 512 counts of kidnapping and 446 counts of rape, among other ... Continue reading
The first time I saw Havana was when I walked it holding your hand. The city smelled of coarse capitalism, of drinks and meals suddenly very expensive, of transparent dusk, of lateral light, of placards that no one will renovate … Continue reading Continue reading
PANAMA (AP) " El gobierno panameño aseguró que Cuba debió informar del material armamentista que embarcó en un buque norcoreano de dudosa reputación que pretendía cruzar el canal interoceánico e infor... Continue reading
Panama Canal (photo:wikipedia) A freighter transporting over 10,000 tonnes of sugar from Cuba to North Korea was held in Panama Canal, after some 240 metric tonnes of defensive weaponry were discovered hidden on board. The bizarre find has sparked a w... Continue reading
Cuba has come right out and said what most observers already suspected: The missile parts the Panamanian government found hidden in a North Korean cargo ship heading home last week were in fact from ... Continue reading
Estados Unidos y Cuba mantenían este miércoles conversaciones sobre temas migratorios, las primeras desde enero de 2011, en medio de un sonado caso de armamento cubano descubierto en un carguero norcoreano en Panamá, confirmó un portavoz oficial estadounidense bajo anonimato. Continue reading
Cuba's new state-run cybercafes charge 70 cents an hour for the Cuban version, and $5 for the global one. And please hand over your national ID ... Continue reading
El ministro de Seguridad Interna de Panamá, José Mulino, dijo que los 35 tripulantes del barco Chong Chon Gangserá encausados por atentar contra la seguridad interna del país. Continue reading
The deputy commander of al-Qaida's branch in Yemen has been killed in a U.S. drone strike, the organization announced Wednesday in an online video message. Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) said Said al-Shihri was dead, but did not say... Continue reading
HAVANA, Cuba, Jul 17 (acn) - Gastao Dias and Manuel Marrero, ministers of Tourism of Brazil and Cuba, signed on Tuesday in Brasilia a memorandum of understanding aimed at exploring ways to increase the flow of tourists between the two countries a... Continue reading
SANTA CLARA, Cuba, Jul 17 (acn) With the commitment to use knowledge acquired for the benefit of their respective peoples and with their gratitude to Cuba for its internationalist vocation, students from 47 nations graduated in this city on ... Continue reading
An aging North Korean freighter similar to the one impounded by Panama for carrying concealed Cuban military equipment made the same voyage last year without attracting suspicion, passing through the Panama Canal and calling at the same two Cuban ports... Continue reading
PANAMA has urged UN inspectors to scrutinise the cargo of Cuban arms, which could constitute a violation of arms sanctions imposed on North Korea. Continue reading

La ONU advirtió este miércoles que si se confirma que el buque norcoreano retenido en Panamá lleva misiles sería una violación de las resoluciones internacionales y dijo que dependerá del comité de sanciones pronunciarse al respecto, reportó EFE.

"El secretario general (Ban Ki-moon) está al tanto de lo ocurrido y depende del comité de sanciones sobre Corea del Norte del Consejo de Seguridad pronunciarse sobre el tema", dijo ante la prensa el portavoz de la ONU, Martin Nesirky.

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Workers stand on top of bags labeled "Cuban Raw Sugar" inside a North Korean flagged ship "Chong Chon Gang" docked at the Manzanillo Container Terminal in Colon City July 16, 2013. Panama detained the North Korean-fl... Continue reading
Cuba has claimed ownership of a shipment of decades-old weaponry discovered by Panamanian authorities on a North Korean vessel earlier this ... Continue reading
Estados Unidos confirmó hoy que proporcionará la asistencia que Panamá le ha solicitado para inspeccionar el barco norcoreano retenido en su territorio, y aseguró que contactará a Cuba “muy pronto” para conversar sobre el armamento procedente de la isla que fue hallado en el barco. Continue reading
Yoel Martínez, guitarist and member of the duo Buena Fe, (Good Faith) bought a house facing the sea. He and Israel Rojas hired a brigade to repair it and convert it into a bar-cafeteria-restaurant, Melesio’s Grill, which opened its doors … Continue reading Continue reading
Panama City, Panama (CNN) -- North Korea has a message for Panamanian authorities who seized a cargo ship and arrested its crew: release the ship and let them go. "The Panamanian investigation authorities Continue reading
Compulsiones socialistas Yosvani Anzardo Hernández 17 de julio de 2013 San Germán, Cuba – www.PayoLibre.com – Lo conocí pocos días antes de su muerte. En verdad lo conocía desde hace mucho tiempo pero nunca me había contado algunas de sus historias, por medio de las cuales lo comprendí por primera vez. En 1975 se encontraba [...] Continue reading
Granma: Cartas a la dirección MIÉRCOLES, 17 DE JULIO DE 2013 00:00 ESCRITO POR FRANK CORREA Cuba actualidad, Jaimanitas, La Habana, (PD) El periódico Granma, órgano oficial del Comité Central del Partido Comunista de Cuba, tiene su Departamento de Atención al Lector en calle General Suárez y Territorial, Plaza de la Revolución, código postal 10699, [...] Continue reading
Exigen inmediata solución MIÉRCOLES, 17 DE JULIO DE 2013 00:09 ESCRITO POR MAGELA LISAMA ROJAS DELGADO Cuba noticias, Centro Habana, la Habana, (PD) El pasado dos de julio, en la avenida de Belascoain, en Centro Habana, un anciano invidente provocó, sin intención alguna, un, corte eléctrico, al tropezar con unos cables que se encontraban tendidos [...] Continue reading
Ariel Castro, the man accused of kidnapping three teens and holding them captive in his home for about a decade, seems to refuse the judge's instructions to keep his eyes open and focused as he is arraigned on additional charges in an Ohio ... Continue reading
Redadas contra vendedores sin licencia en Marianao MARTES, 16 DE JULIO DE 2013 05:08 ESCRITO POR MICHEL IROY RODRÍGUEZ RUIZ Cuba actualidad, Marianao, La Habana, (PD) Cuatro personas, entre ellas una mujer, fueron detenidas por la policía en un aparatoso operativo contra los vendedores sin licencia en la Plaza de Marianao en la mañana del [...] Continue reading
Sin compasión MIÉRCOLES, 17 DE JULIO DE 2013 00:10 ESCRITO POR YAREMIS FLORES MARÍN Cuba actualidad, Arroyo Naranjo, La Habana, (PD) La salud de Marcelino Aceas Sánchez, de 62 años, se deteriora día a día. Hace más de cinco años fue diagnosticado con el VIH. Desde hace más de veinte años, vive en la calle. [...] Continue reading
De las cenizas del Sloppy Joe MIÉRCOLES, 17 DE JULIO DE 2013 00:05 ESCRITO POR OSMAR LAFFITA Cuba actualidad, Capdevila, La Habana, (PD) Después de una prolongada espera de 50 años, los habaneros así como turistas de diferentes latitudes del mundo que visitan la capital cubana recibieron con alegría la reapertura, el pasado 12 de [...] Continue reading
Concertación es revolución MIÉRCOLES, 17 DE JULIO DE 2013 00:05 ESCRITO POR VEIZANT BOLOY GONZÁLEZ Cuba actualidad, Guatao, La Habana (PD) ¿La revolución cubana es una revolución traicionada o una revolución traidora? Una revolución socialista que sea capaz de crear “el reino de la libertad y la abundancia” que proclamara Carlos Marx, no parece realmente [...] Continue reading
Kidnapping suspect Ariel Castro, accused in the abduction of three women recently freed in Cleveland, Ohio, is seen in a mugshot photo, May 9, ... Continue reading
Panama City, Panama (CNN) -- North Korea has a message for Panamanian authorities who seized a cargo ship and arrested its crew: release the ship and let them go. "The Panamanian investigation authorities Continue reading