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Daily Archives: November 1, 2013

El disidente cubano Ángel Yunier Remón Arzuaga ha iniciado una huelga de hambre para denunciar su detención arbitraria por parte de las fuerzas de seguridad del Gobierno de Raúl Castro, según ha informado la Unión Patriótica de Cuba (UNPACU) a través de un comunicado. Continue reading
Whole Foods' planned Bay Area takeover is in full force. The new 28,000-square-foot store, set to open Wednesday at 2001 Market St., is the health food behemoth's seventh location in San Francisco. Like the brand's other ne... Continue reading
Havana, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) President of Cuba´s University Student Federation (FEU), Yosvany Montano, termed today as ridiculous the US stand at the UN General Assembly against the widespread international claim for the end of the blockade ... Continue reading
Whether in the streets of Cuba, at international forums - or now in Miami before they return to the island - these brave women are a peaceful but powerful force to ... Continue reading
Yoani declaró a Radio Martí que sus pertenencias fueron registradas y sus documentos en formato digital copiados Continue reading
Bring him home ... The Cuban government hopes relaxing strict bans on professional sport in the country will stop local stars, like Chicago White Sox-signing Jose Abreu, seeking big money ... Continue reading
Professional sport returns to Cuba for the first time in more than 50 years on Saturday (AEDT) when the first pitch is thrown in the communist island's national baseball league, part of a government bid Continue reading
MIAMI, Florida, 1 de noviembre de 2013, Redacción, www.cubanet.org.- En la tarde de hoy, dos antiguos colaboradores de este diario visitaron nuestra sede, uno de ellos, Carmelo Díaz, miembro del Grupo de los 75 comunicadores encarcelados por la dictadura castrista, en la tristemente célebre Primavera Negra de 2003. El otro reportero y cronista es Víctor [...] Continue reading
HAVANA, November 1 (Xinhua) -- Cuban shooter Leuris Pupo, champion of the 25-meter rapid fire pistol competition at the 2012 London Olympic Games, will compete in this year's World Cup final of the sport, Continue reading
El partido español de centro UPyD (Unión Progreso y Democracia), proyectó este viernes en su congreso un vídeo enviado por la hija del fallecido disidente cubano Oswaldo Payá en el que agradece la “posición valiente” de este partido. Continue reading
We Cuban women invented alternative cosmetics: cream deodorant mixed with grated color chalk to make eye shadow, shoe polish as eye mascara, yellow soap with oxygenated water to dye the hair lighter or carbon extracted from old batteries to make it … Continue reading Continue reading
The three dissidents were arrested during Pope Benedict XVI’s visit last year. No explanation was given why the trial didn’t go forward and a new court date hasn’t been set. Continue reading
Mientras tanto la represión oficial gana terreno contra quienes intentan manifestar sus discrepancias políticas y plantean opciones distintas al de la autoridad. Continue reading
CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago White Sox have outrighted right-handed pitcher Simon Castro to Triple-A Charlotte. Castro was 0-1 with a 2.70 ERA in four games with the White Sox last season. He went 3-7 with a 5.83 ERA over 27 appearances (12 starts) with C... Continue reading
By Ral Garca AlvarezSancti Spritus, Cuba, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Minister of Agriculture, Gustavo Rodrguez, reported today important advances in agricultural production and the substitution of imports this year. In statements to Prensa Latina, the... Continue reading
CUBA STANDARD — Removing the biggest obstacle to Mexican trade and investment in Cuba, the government of Mexico pardoned most of Cuba’s $487 million debt. Mexico agreed to waive 70 percent of the total, and Cuba will pay the remainder within 10 years, Mexican Finance Minister Luis Videgaray announced in a radio interview. The announcement comes [...] Continue reading
Havana (AFP) - Professional sport returns to Cuba for the first time in more than 50 years on Sunday when the first pitch is thrown in the communist island's national baseball league, part of a government bid to halt the flow of sporting defec... Continue reading
Cuba y Eslovaquia acordaron este viernes colaborar en las áreas diplomática y cultural, en el marco de la visita oficial que realiza a la isla el secretario de Estado del Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores y Europeos del país europeo, Peter Burian. Continue reading
Suddenly, it seems as if all of South Florida has fallen under the spell of flamenco. Whether its another edition of Flamenco Festival Miami at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts or a tablao Continue reading
Havana, Agencies, 1 November 2013 – The Cuban Commission for Human Rights and National Reconciliation (CCDHRN) reported Friday that during the month of October there were 909 “politically motivated arbitrary arrests” on the island and warned of a clear trend … Continue reading Continue reading
Cuatro ciudades cubanas cumplirán medio milenio entre el próximo 5 de noviembre y el 4 de junio de 2014, mientras las autoridades locales buscan fomentar el turismo patrimonial. Continue reading
Rosa María Payá, hija del fallecido disidente cubano Oswaldo Payá, ha reprochado este viernes al Gobierno que deniegue el indulto a Ángel Carromero, a quien considera "una víctima más" del "atentado" en el que falleció su padre y el también disidente Harold Cepero. Continue reading
La Habana, 1 nov (EFE).- Cuba se prepara para recibir solicitudes de inversores extranjeros interesados en su "megaproyecto" del Mariel, donde se ubicará la primera Zona Especial de Desarrollo del país Continue reading
Algunos habaneros esperaban este viernes una manifestación por parte de trabajadores del sector no estatal. El motivo: amenazas y cierre por parte del gobierno de un sector del comercio privado Continue reading
With the goal of expanding access and governmental control of social networks, computer scientists are working to create a microblogging service, modeled after Twitter, for Cuban nationals on the network .cu According to Kirenia Fagundo, named as leader of the … Continue reading Continue reading
"Cuando logremos el cambio en Venezuela vendrá el cambio en Cuba y si el cambio viene primero en Cuba incidirá significativamente en Venezuela" Continue reading
Reuters © Mexico's Finance Minister Luis Videgaray addresses the audience during a forum organized by Mexico's Central Bank in Mexico City October 14, 2013. REUTERS/Tomas ... Continue reading
Un grupo de exiliados cubanos protestaron hoy en una esquina de New York, situada frente a la sede de la misión diplomática de Cuba en las Naciones Unidas. Continue reading
La firma del acuerdo se realizará en el Palacio Nacional de México con la participación del ministro cubano de Exteriores, Bruno Rodríguez, agregó Videgaray a la emisora MVS. Continue reading
Havana, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuban nailed leading figures began their preparation for the commitments they will face in 2014 and ready to fight for medals in all modes, stands today Cubasí digital portal . In the group that trains at the Ci... Continue reading
Cuba anuncia una "nueva política sectorial" para atraer inversiones extranjeras el sector de turismo, en campos de golf, marinas (puertos para yates) y ciudades patrimoniales. Continue reading
Los socialistas exigen a Zoido que demuestre que no hay trama de financiación irregular en su partido en Almería Continue reading
The regime suspended the trial scheduled for this Friday against Lady in White Sonia Garro Alfonso, her husband, the activist Ramón Alejandro Muñoz González, and the dissident Eugenio Hernández Hernández, according to members of the internal opposition in Cuba. The … Continue reading Continue reading
This Halloween extravaganza was in a converted family home. The rules on private enterprise remain strict and businesses are run out of ... Continue reading
LATEST NEWS: Cuba: District Councilors Report to Voters LATEST NEWS: Cuba, China Glad at Commercial Exchange LATEST NEWS: Indian Film Festival Opened in Havana Online: 105 guests Friday, 01 November Continue reading
Training 13,000 students from around the world free of charge is the main objective on a beach outside Havana, where Cuba's renowned international program of medical education is located. "Studying Continue reading
A human rights group reported Friday a worrying rise in politically-motivated arrests in Cuba, which it linked to worsening economic conditions on the communist-ruled island. The Cuban Commission for Continue reading
tags: Cuba, Cuban 5, blockade, embargo, foreign policy The recent U.S. government shutdown sent shockwaves felt around the world. At a cost of $24 billion or $62.5 million per hour for 16 days, many Continue reading
La Comisión Cubana de Derechos Humanos y Reconciliación Nacional (CCDHRN), una organización opositora al régimen de Raúl Castro, ha denunciado este viernes que durante el mes de octubre las fuerzas del Gobierno detuvieron a 909 personas por "motivos políticos", una de las cifras mensuales más altas "en las dos últimas décadas". Continue reading
Según las cifras difundidas por la Comisión, el promedio mensual de arrestos registrados en los primeros 10 meses de 2013 fue de 454. Continue reading
A copilot who was shot aboard the historic Southern Airways Flight 49 that three armed men hijacked after departing from Birmingham in 1972 will speak at the Shelby County Airport on Tuesday night. Harold Continue reading
Photo: Rebeca Two pieces of news attract my attention these days: Cuba’s draft resolution against imperialist politics to be presented to the UN General Assembly today October 29, and that Cubans is among the top in the world in gender … Continue reading Continue reading
The Mexican government is ready to waive 70 percent of a debt worth nearly $500 million Cuba owes it, Finance Minister Luis Videgaray said on Friday, as Mexico seeks to improve ties with the communist Continue reading

La tercera edición del festival CineCuba se inicia este 1 de noviembre en Toronto con el estreno en Canadá de la película Habanastation, del realizador Ian Padrón, informa EFE.

El festival de cine cubano, que se prolongará hasta el 5 de noviembre, incluye un ciclo de largometrajes y cortometrajes realizados por directoras cubanas como El sol rojo en el poniente (2009), de Marina Ochoa, así como otro sobre los documentales de la estadounidense radicada en Cuba Estela Bravo.

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