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Monthly Archives: August 2013

THE MYSTERIOUS car wreck that took the life of Cuban dissident Oswaldo Payand his associate Harold Cepero last year occurred on an isolated road outside Bayamo, in Cubas eastern Granma province. Mr. Payand Continue reading
El músico Descemer Bueno, actualmente una de las figuras más talentosas y populares de la canción cubana, cuyos temas en la voz de cantantes internacionales se han situado en el top-ten de la revista Billboard, afirma que sigue una línea de proyectos dentro y fuera de la isla. Continue reading
Unos dos mil fanáticos asistieron al partido, ganado por el equipo visitante 3 carreras por cero y que al final tuvo que ser cancelado a causa de la lluvia. Continue reading
What a political storm couldn't stop, a tropical one did. Thunder, lightning and flash flooding on Saturday rained out the first South Florida matchup between retired Cuban baseball players from both Continue reading
HAVANA, Cuba , August, www.cubanet.org – Every Cuban must have heard countless times a compilation of phrases that try to encompass all the Island’s popular wisdom: “don’t bother”, “you’re not going to solve anything”, “what the heck, you are not … Continue reading Continue reading

El encuentro en Fort Lauderdale entre exjugadores de Industriales, exiliados y otros residentes en Cuba, fue suspendido este sábado después de pocos innings debido a una tormenta eléctrica, reportó AP.

El partido, en celebración por el aniversario 50 del equipo más laureado del béisbol nacional, había estado programado para realizarse el mes pasado en la Universidad International de la Florida (FIU), en Miami. Sin embargo, la institución canceló el acuerdo en julio, al citar "problemas con el contrato".

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- What a political storm couldn't stop, a tropical one did. Thunder, lightning and flash flooding on Saturday rained out the first South Florida matchup between retired Cuban baseball players from both sides of the Flori... Continue reading
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida (AP) Baseball, the national pastime of Cuba, has long united exiles and those still on the island. But it also has divided them. Over the years, dozens of top players have defected to the US On Saturday, a retired group of thos... Continue reading
Diana Nyad busca en el mar las llaves de la Historia. Por quinta vez en sus 64 a Continue reading
Endurance swimming champion Diana Nyad dove off the Hemingway Marina in Havana, Cuba at 8:59 a.m. ET to start her fifth attempt to swim 103 miles from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage. Nyad, who turned Continue reading
The Florida Strait, a dangerous stretch of sea full of sharks and jellyfish that is prone to sudden, violent storms, has stubbornly resisted Diana Nyad's repeated attempts to conquer it. Yet the Florida-raised endurance athlete was back in th... Continue reading
FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami/AP) -- The Fort Lauderdale game between former Cuban baseball players was rained out Saturday. Over the years, dozens of top players have defected to the U.S. On Saturday, a retired group of those players finally matched up ... Continue reading
What a political storm couldn't stop, a tropical one did. Thunder, lightning and flash flooding on Saturday rained out the first South Florida matchup between retired Cuban baseball players from both Continue reading
The Florida Strait, a dangerous stretch of sea full of sharks and jellyfish that is prone to sudden, violent storms, has stubbornly resisted Diana Nyad's repeated attempts to conquer it. Yet the Florida-raised Continue reading
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - What a political storm couldn't stop, a tropical one did. Thunder, lightning and flash flooding on Saturday rained out the first South Florida matchup between retired Cuban baseball Continue reading
Hemingway International Yacht Club west of Havana at 1400 GMT. Nyad, who donned a black and blue bathing suit, goggles and a swim cap, hopes to make the 170 kilometer (106 mile) trek in 80 hours. She said earlier this would be the "last time... Continue reading
Baseball, the national pastime of Cuba, has long united exiles and those still on the island. But it also has divided them. Over the years, dozens of top players have defected to the U.S. On Saturday, a retired group of those players finally matched... Continue reading
Aunque anunció que buscará autorización del Congreso cuando éste regrese de su receso Continue reading
La nadadora estadounidense Diana Nyad, de 64 años de edad, inició este sábado la travesía a nado desde La Habana hasta los cayos de Florida, aprovechando las excelentes condiciones climáticas de la isla. Continue reading
(CBS News) Long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad is eager to catch her last hurrah of summer. On Saturday, she will try to swim across the treacherous waters separating Cuba from Florida - an attempt she's failed to complete four times before. But ... Continue reading
Bajo el acuerdo mediado por la Organización Panamericana de la Salud, el gobierno cubano sólo pagaría a sus profesionales una mínima fracción de lo que Brasil abonará por ellos. Continue reading


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Swimmer Diana Nyad says even at 64 years old she's still "in that place" of never wanting to give up in her dream of swimming from Cuba to the United States. The Key West, Fla., native began her fifth attempt to swim from Ha... Continue reading
La nadadora estadounidense Diana Nyad, de 64 años, emprendió este sábado el cruce de los 170 km que separan a Cuba de la costa de Florida, en el sureste de Estados Unidos, en su quinto y “último” intento de lograr esa hazaña que considera el sueño de su vida. Continue reading
LATEST NEWS: Spying on Russia, a Priority for the USA Online: 281 guests Saturday, 31 August 2013 News Cuba Korea - Cuba Daily frtom Democratic Korea extolls friendship with Cuba The People's Continue reading
HAVANA - The Florida Strait, a dangerous stretch of sea full of sharks and jellyfish that is prone to sudden, violent storms, has stubbornly ... Continue reading
The Florida Strait, a dangerous stretch of sea full of sharks and jellyfish that is prone to sudden, violent storms, has stubbornly resisted Diana Nyad's repeated attempts to conquer it. Yet the Florida-raised Continue reading
American swimmer Diana Nyad jumped in the sea at Havana Saturday to make her fifth attampt to swim across the Florida Straits, this time in an effort expected to take 80 hours without an anti-shark cage Continue reading
If she succeeds, Nyad, who has failed on four attempts to make the crossing, would become the world record holder for the longest unassisted open ocean swim. Photograph: Enrique de la ... Continue reading
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Baseball, the national pastime of Cuba, has long united exiles and those still on the island. But it also has divided them. Over the years, dozens of top players have defected Continue reading
LA HABANA El Banco Central de Cuba (BCC) concedió desde 2011 y hasta julio pasado unos 271,152 créditos a particulares por más de 1,500 millones de pesos cubanos, equivalentes a unos 62.5 millones de dólares, informó hoy el diario oficial Granma. Continue reading
Some 3000 shipwrecks have been reported in Cuba, including the Spanish Navegador frigate, that sank in 1814 after a strong winter storm near Santa Cruz del Norte, in the western province of Mayabeque. Continue reading
Cuba - Credits The deputy president of the Central Bank of Cuba, Francisco Mayobre, announced that the country has allocated over 1.5 billion pesos to finance loans to the population. Since Law 289 Continue reading
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Baseball. It's the national pastime of Cuba and has long united exiles and those still on the island. It also has divided them. Over the years, dozens of top players have defected Continue reading
A 62-year-old endurance swimmer has set off on her fourth bid in three years to become the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark ... Continue reading
(CBS News) Long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad is eager to catch her last hurrah of summer. On Saturday, she will try to swim across the treacherous waters separating Cuba from Florida - an attempt she's failed to complete four times before. But ... Continue reading
US swimmer Diana Nyad (C) jumps into the water during her departure from the Ernest Hemingway Nautical Club in Havana on August 18, 2012 . Veteran US endurance swimmer Diana Nyad announced that she will try to swim the treacherous waters from Cuba to F... Continue reading
US endurance swimmer Diana Nyad is again trying to become the first person to swim from the Cuban capital, Havana, to Florida without a shark cage. Her last attempt, a year ago, was hampered by rough Continue reading
LATEST NEWS: Friendship with Cuba Extoled by Korean Daily LATEST NEWS: Spying on Russia, a Priority for the USA Online: 220 guests News The World El Salvador - Bio-fertilizer - Cuba El Salvador Continue reading
HAVANA (Reuters) - U.S. endurance swimmer Diana Nyad jumped into the calm turquoise waters of Cuba on Saturday and began making her way toward home, Key West, Florida, in pursuit of a dream that she says nearly took her life in an attempt last ... Continue reading
Havana, Aug 31 (Prensa Latina) The vice president of the Central Bank of Cuba, Francisco Mayobre, announced that the country has allocated over 1.5 billion pesos to finance loans to the population, reported the local media. Since Law 289 came into forc... Continue reading
"En la marcha gritamos 'Abajo el hambre', 'Cesen las injusticias', y el pueblo en Gibara nos secundó". Continue reading
The Florida Strait, a dangerous stretch of sea full of sharks and jellyfish that is prone to sudden, violent storms, has stubbornly resisted Diana Nyad's repeated attempts to conquer it. Continue reading
The Florida Strait has stubbornly resisted Diana Nyad's repeated attempts to conquer it. But the Florida-raised endurance athlete is back in the water again for her fourth try to become the first to swim from Cuba to Florida without a protecti... Continue reading
HAVANA, August 31 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. marathon swimmer Diana Nyad left here on Saturday, starting her fifth and last attempt to cross the Florida Straits separating Cuba and the United States without Continue reading