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Daily Archives: November 4, 2013

Havana, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) Cuban soprano Brbara Llanes will offer a concert this Saturday to honor Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and Ernesto Lecuona on the 120th and 50th anniversaries of their respective deaths. At the Basilica of St Francis of Assisi, ... Continue reading
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Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro, a Democrat representing the state's 20th district, has married finacee Anna Flores, his office said.The two were wed in a private ceremony Saturday attended by family members, including Castro's twin ... Continue reading
Havana, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) The U.S. blockade against Cuba is a barrier to exchange with U.S. universities, even when they express interest in cooperation, according to Jos Febles, international relations director at the University of Havana. Febles ... Continue reading
By Adalys Pilar MirelesPinar del Rio, Cuba, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) Cuban comedians have pulled on their jerseys and picked up bats and gloves to visit stadiums nationwide for friendly matches against some of island's best baseball players. Cuba... Continue reading
Washington, D.C. - Continued investigation of the presidency of John F. Kennedy further strengthens the view that the origins of U.S. support for the coup which overthrew South Vietnamese president Ngo Continue reading
New Report: UNHRC Candidates China, Cuba, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Algeria, Jordan, Vietnam are "Not Qualified" NGOs Release Report Urging EU & US to Oppose China, Russia, Cuba & Saudi Arabia in Next Week's Continue reading
ONE of the three women held hostage by kidnapper and rapist Ariel Castro said she was bound by her feet and neck with an extension cords for days on end without food or ... Continue reading
Source: Supplied OLEG Penkovsky was one of the Cold War's most successful spies. As a colonel in Soviet military intelligence during the early 1960s, Penkovsky photographed thousands of top secret documents Continue reading
If Hollywood had any plans to take over Cuba, those plans will need to be put on hold. The Communist-governed island's Council of Ministers announced over the weekend that it was banning all private movie theaters, including ones showing 3D fi... Continue reading
Humberto Fontova's book, The Longest Romance: The Mainstream Media and Fidel Castro, goes a long way towards filling in the gaps in media coverage of that island dictatorship. The mainstream media, Continue reading
"Apelamos a nuestro derecho a la verdad para que se ordene una investigación internacional independiente del Gobierno cubano que aclare las circunstancias de la muerte de mi padre" Continue reading
The Mistake of the Dictator The great slip-up of dictators is to come to believe that the pain from the abuses they cause is sufficient to overwhelm their opponents. For them, arranging for mobs of criminals, people without principles or … Continue reading Continue reading
LA HABANA, Cuba, 4 de noviembre de 2013, Hablemos Press/ www.cubanet.org.- Ante el creciente auge del movimiento opositor en Cuba, el régimen del General Raúl Castro opta por continuar con su política represiva. En el mes de Octubre el Centro de Información Hablemos Press documentó 763 detenciones arbitrarias, un número superior al de Septiembre (665), apreciándose un [...] Continue reading
: Newly-launched Cuba Cruise breaks new ground with their Cuba circumnavigation itineraries, making the island's fascinating but otherwise hard to reach ports more accessible and affordable than ever. Continue reading
Rafael (the senior) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) (the son) are two peas in a pod.? They are the dynamic duo of hypocrisy, fiction-based rants and what Bill Maher calls life in "the bubble". The Bible talks a Continue reading
Topics A worker holds up a poster with the image of U.S. long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad while she attends her 48 hour continuous swim at Herald Square in New York October 8, 2013. Diana Nyad, the first Continue reading
Bacardi Limited has announced the death of its former chairman, and fifth-generation family member, . Cutillas, who died unexpectedly aged 81, was the first chairman of the group of Bacardi Cutillas was Continue reading
‘Auténtica Cuba', una iniciativa de promoción turística de la isla caribeña, inició hoy en Oporto (norte de Portugal) una ruta ibérica que le llevará a varias ciudades con la meta de atraer turistas y formar a agentes de viajes locales. Continue reading
Cuba - Venezuela - Cooperation Cuba and Venezuela can increase cooperation, says Vice-President Ricardo Cabrisas in Havana Cuban vice president Ricardo Cabrisas said today that there is potential Continue reading
El gobierno cubano ordenó el sábado 2 de noviembre el cierre inmediato de los cines privados. Continue reading
; House Business Advisory Committee of the National Assembly met in Parliament House, this afternoon with Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, Speaker National Assembly in the chair to discuss the business for the 6th Continue reading
Mexico, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) The U.S. blockade on Cuba is terribly extraterritorial, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said in an interview published today by the Mexican newspaper La Jornada. This Continue reading
The meeting between Cuba's First Vice-President, Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez, in Holguin city with local professionals, artists and writers, and university leaders showed how much concern the state is Continue reading
Belarus will be using Cuban medicament Heberprot-P, which has been successfuly used across many countries to cure diabetic foot ulcers. Dr. Luis Herrera, director of Havana's Center of Genetic Engineering Continue reading
Mon Nov 4, 2013 1:14pm EST (Deletes extraneous matter in headline) NEW YORK Nov 4 (Reuters) - Diana Nyad, the first person to complete the treacherous swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage, will write a book about her record-breaking achieveme... Continue reading
The Yosvany Terry Quartet will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, in the Solley Theater, Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, 102 Witherspoon Street in Princeton. The performance - which takes place in Continue reading
The impressions of recent days will not fit in the brevity of a post, but it is my fault for not updating my blog while outside Cuba. First of all, friends. Embracing Ivan Canas, Pablo Fernandez, Celso Rodriguez, former colleagues … Continue reading Continue reading
It's been a busy three years for Marta Ines Quintana, owner of Towson's Havana Road. There's her thriving catering business, a line of fully prepared packaged dinners Quintana developed for supermarket sales, and a cookbook ... Continue reading
Authorities in Cuba have postponed the trials of 3 human-rights activists who were arrested just before Pope Benedict XVI visited the island nation last March. No explanation was given for the postponement. More than 1,000 people were arrested before ... Continue reading
BRASILIA (AP) " Un contingente de 3... Continue reading
Eran la última moda en Cuba: el cine en tres dimensiones y las salas privadas de videojuegos. Habían proliferado gracias a las reformas económicas. Ahora el gobierno las quiere cerrar para poner "orden" en el manejo de las empresas privadas. Continue reading
#FreeElCritco The rapper and regime opponent Angel Yunier Remon Arzuago is on a hunger strike, admitted to the Carlos Manual de Cespedes Hospital, in Bayamo, Cuba, in very serious condition. He has been held prison since 26 March 2013. 4 … Continue reading Continue reading
El próximo domingo 10 de noviembre se cumplirán cuatro meses de continuas golpizas y asedio de las turbas y de la policía contra las Damas de Blanco. Continue reading
04 de noviembre de 2013, 13:47Mexico, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) The U.S. blockade on Cuba is terribly extraterritorial, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said in an interview published today by the Mexican Continue reading
Havana, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) South Korean actor Yoon Sang Hyun was impressed today for his unexpected popularity in Cuba, where he was the first great attraction of his country's pavilion at the Havana International Fair. Invited by the Jose ... Continue reading
Havana, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) The subtle form of Tamil dances, such as Bharatnatyam, stand out among the most applauded proposals in the recently concluded Indian cultural festival held in Cuba. Priya Venkarataman, one of the most prestigious exponents... Continue reading
HAVANA TIMES —The announcement that the Cuban government plans to eliminate Cuba’s two-currency monetary system has awakened numerous concerns among common citizens and analysts. This was to be expected, for, even if we assume the simplest and most vulgar point … Continue reading Continue reading
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/04/13 -- DreamHost®, a global leader in , today announced an upgraded Havana version of its DreamCompute public cloud computing service, and significant new levels Continue reading
Launched last year, DreamCompute includes OpenStack virtual machine management, Ceph block storage capabilities called DreamBlocks, and software-defined networking. DreamCompute also provides fully isolated tenant networks without the use of VLANs and ... Continue reading
Freddy ¿Otra vez? LUNES, 04 DE NOVIEMBRE DE 2013 00:40 ESCRITO POR JUAN GONZALEZ FEBLES Cuba actualidad, Lawton, La Habana, (PD) Escuché el torrente claro, armónico y potente de su voz. Cantaba de forma en que todos los que transitábamos en aquel momento la Calle del Obispo, en la vitrina para turistas construida por el […] Continue reading
La ciudad que más amo LUNES, 04 DE NOVIEMBRE DE 2013 00:30 ESCRITO POR HUGO ARAÑA Cuba actualidad, Matanzas, (PD) Hace trescientos veinte años, un 12 de octubre de 1693, fue fundada la ciudad de Matanzas por un grupo de canarios, acontecimiento que saludo como matancero que soy al fin y al cabo. Aunque las […] Continue reading
Prensa en español LUNES, 04 DE NOVIEMBRE DE 2013 00:15 ESCRITO POR AINÍ MARTIN VALERO Cuba actualidad, Filadelfia, USA, (PD) Una vez a la semana me deleito con la lectura de los periódicos en español que circulan en Filadelfia. No es raro encontrar en ellos alguna noticia sobre Cuba. Al Día e Impacto son los […] Continue reading
Lo inaceptable de la muerte ÚLTIMA ACTUALIZACIÓN EL VIERNES, 01 DE NOVIEMBRE DE 2013 05:39 LUNES, 04 DE NOVIEMBRE DE 2013 00:10 ESCRITO POR RAMÓN DÍAZ MARZO Cuba actualidad, La Habana Vieja, La Habana, (PD) La muerte es inaceptable aunque tengamos fe en una vida más allá de esta realidad. Los que ven cómo sus […] Continue reading
El gran salto LUNES, 04 DE NOVIEMBRE DE 2013 00:13 ESCRITO POR PAULINO ALFONSO ESTÉVEZ Cuba actualidad, Lawton, La Habana, (PD) Bueno, al fin ya el actual presidente se pronunció sobre la doble moneda. Desde el 2006, cuando a regañadientes, se hizo cargo de la administración de la finca en que su hermano convirtió a […] Continue reading