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LA HABANA, Cuba, 6 de diciembre de 2013, Michel Iroy Rodríguez Ruiz/ www.cubanet.org.- Son frecuentes las quejas de cubano-americanos que viajan a Cuba acerca del trato discriminatorio y abusivo que reciben en los aeropuertos de la isla. Un residente en Miami,  quien ha viajado en varias ocasiones a Cuba  a visitar a sus familiares, narra [...] Continue reading
HAVANA, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) -- The match scheduled here Friday night between Cuba and Russia, both world boxing powers, as part of the World Boxing Series (WSB), will be the first professional one, marking Continue reading
LA HABANA, Cuba, 6 de diciembre de 2013, Dania Virgen García/ www.cubanet.org.- Blanca Bernardina es la  madre de Johnny Yoel Rodríguez Martínez, de 28 años de edad, quien cumplía una sanción por robo con fuerza en la prisión provincial de Holguín y acaba de morir. Responsabiliza a la jefatura del penal por la muerte de [...] Continue reading
Cuban Jewish leaders said Friday that they celebrated Hanukkah with imprisoned U.S. government subcontractor Alan Gross this week, two days after he marked four years in custody. Continue reading
Never before have Cuban dissidents had it so easy. Fifteen or twenty years ago publishing a political document was a sure path to jail. If you were an intellectual — I can recall professor Ricardo Boffill, the writer and poet … Continue reading Continue reading


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HAVANA -- Cuban Jewish leaders say they have visited a U.S. government subcontractor imprisoned on the island. A statement from Beth Shalom Temple says they met with Alan Gross, of Maryland, on Thursday. Continue reading
Havana, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) To describe the late former South African president Nelson ... Continue reading
Ministers appeared close to sealing the world's biggest trade reform for two decades early on Saturday after India, the most vocal holdout, endorsed a draft text presented by the head of the World Trade Continue reading
El acuerdo en la reunión de la OMC en Bali, que parecía al alcance de la mano el viernes por la noche tras un compromiso con India, fue bloqueado este sábado por Cuba, Bolivia, Venezuela y Nicaragua, anunció el portavoz de la Organización Mundial del Comercio. Continue reading
JOHANNESBURG, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) -- Messages of condolences pour in from around the world on Friday over the loss of former South African President Nelson Mandela, whose contribution to democracy and racial Continue reading
Un nuevo fracaso en Bali supondría no solo un duro golpe para la OMC sino también para el multilateralismo. Continue reading

Las delegaciones de Cuba, Nicaragua y Bolivia han bloqueado "in extremis" la consecución de un acuerdo en la Organización Mundial del Comercio (OMC) que significaría la mayor reforma del tráfico mercantil global que se ha hecho hasta ahora.

Según informaron fuentes diplomáticas a Reuters, el régimen de La Habana lideró el rechazo al borrador presentado por la OMC a sus 159 miembros, al que se sumaron Nicaragua y Bolivia, lo que ha obligado a suspender la reunión.

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Nelson Mandela led black South Africans in their struggle to throw off the yoke of white rule and then helped the entire nation heal the wounds of racial division. But his message of perseverance, respect Continue reading
A Mario José Delgado, la más reciente víctima, casi lo matan en un paraje solitario de la capital Continue reading
A schoolgirl past a private clothing outlet set up at the entrance of a home in Havana in thi file photo taken on November 19. As more and more islanders go into business under President Raul Castro's Continue reading
Su ejemplo debe ser enaltecido e imitado por cualquier sociedad que busca cambios, la cubana entre ellas Continue reading
Las delegaciones de Cuba, Nicaragua y Bolivia han bloqueado 'in extremis' la consecución de un acuerdo en la Organización Mundial del Comercio (OMC) que significaría la mayor reforma del tráfico mercantil global que se ha hecho hasta ahora. Continue reading
World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General Roberto Azevedo listens during a news conference at the ninth WTO Ministerial Conference in Nusa Dua, on the Indonesian resort island of Bali (Reuters/Edgar Continue reading
In nearly seven decades spent fighting for freedom and equality, Nelson Mandela inspired and challenged the world to stand up for others. As word of Mandela's death spread, current and former presidents, Continue reading
Last-ditch talks on a historic agreement at a meeting of the World Trade Organization in Bali were adjourned early on Saturday after Cuba raised objections, supported by Nicaragua and Bolivia, diplomats Continue reading
Ministers appeared close to sealing the world's biggest trade reform for two decades early on Saturday after India, the most vocal holdout, endorsed a draft text presented by the head of the World Trade Continue reading
La rata negra está considerada una de las principales plagas que afectan el cultivo de la caña de azúcar, el cacao (en la parte oriental del país las pérdidas han significado en ocasiones cerca del 50 % de la cosecha), café y coco. Continue reading
BALI, Indonesia, December 7 -- Ministers trying to reach a global agreement aimed at boosting trade and development moved into an unscheduled fifth day of talks after a small group of Latin American countries Continue reading
TradeWTOFood securityWorld Trade Organization (WTO) Used under creative commons license from World Trade Organization. Indian Trade Minister Anand Sharma IATP's Shefali Sharma is reporting from Continue reading
No sooner has Tampa established air flights to Cuba than it could be missing future cruise ship business to the island nation. Such concerns are raised in a recently released Florida Department of Transportation Continue reading
06 de diciembre de 2013, 15:00By Roberto F. Campos Havana, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) With the arrival of the British cruise ship the Thomson Dream the winter tourist season has begun in Cuba, where authorities Continue reading
By , Marie Arana is a writer at large for The Washington Post and the author, most recently, of a biography of Latin American liberator Simon Bolivar. 'I left the woman I really loved - the Great Continue reading
Last-ditch talks on a historic agreement at a meeting of the World Trade Organization in Bali were adjourned early on Saturday after Cuba raised objections, supported by Nicaragua and Bolivia, diplomats Continue reading
COMarking the first Hyatt Place hotel to enter the Caribbean market and the return of Hyatt-branded hotels to Puerto Rico after a seven-year absence, Hyatt Hotels Corporation has opened Hyatt Place Bayamon Continue reading

El director de cine Juan Padrón anunció este viernes el rodaje de una película sobre su personaje más conocido, Elpidio Valdés, pero con actores reales.

Padrón dijo a la agencia oficial Prensa Latina que trabaja en el proyecto, junto a su hijo Ian, para dar vida al personaje que creó el 4 de agosto de 1970, "y ha sido desde entonces el gran superhéroe de varias generaciones de cubanos".

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06 de diciembre de 2013, 14:11Havana, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) Recent productions of German, Czech, Polish, South Korean and Caribbean cinematography will be shown in parallel screenings in the coming days Continue reading
Rodrigo Fernandez Tinoco and Andres Sotillo must now show that they did not siphon more than US$8 million from Davos International Bank for themselves and concealed third parties, before the Court can Continue reading

Los veteranos peloteros Rafael Furcal (Dominicana) y José Contreras (Cuba) consiguieron acuerdos con los Marlins de Miami y los Vigilantes de Texas, respectivamente, para jugar la próxima temporada en el béisbol de Grandes Ligas, informa EFE.

Furcal, de 36 años, como agente libre acordó un contrato por una temporada que está pendiente solo de que el veterano pelotero supere el correspondiente examen médico.

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Last-ditch talks on a historic agreement at a meeting of the World Trade Organization in Bali were adjourned early on Saturday after Cuba raised objections, supported by Nicaragua and Bolivia, diplomats Continue reading
Havana, Cuba (CNN) -- Elian Gonzalez, the focus of a bitter international custody dispute after he was rescued at sea as a child, left Cuba on Friday for the first time since 2000, when the U.S. government Continue reading
By Charly Morales ValidoHavana, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) Juan Padrn , live Cuban animated film legend, confirmed today that plans with his son Ian a movie about his character Elpidio Valds, but with real Continue reading
The greatest privilege of my life as an activist was working with Nelson Mandela. He was the closest thing to a saint I have ever met - a man truly without anger. And given what was done to him, how Continue reading

Nelson Mandela, una de las figuras más nobles y admirables del siglo XX, fue amigo de Fidel Castro. ¿Y qué? David Rockefeller también presumía de los mismos lazos. Carlos Andrés Pérez, hasta poco antes de exiliarse, pensaba que Fidel era amigo suyo. Al fin y al cabo, cuando Hugo Chávez, en 1992, trató de derrocarlo a tiros, y dejó decenas de muertos en las calles de Caracas, Fidel le mandó un mensaje de solidaridad y condenó la acción fascista del teniente coronel.

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Casi 25 años después de su visita a Miami, los exiliados cubanos reaccionan hoy de manera diferente. Continue reading
Click here for this video on Tracy’s site, Along the Malecon. Click here to go to Tracy’s site, Along the Malecon, and see and other videos, including many interviews with the bloggers, independent journalists and democracy activists posted on Translating … Continue reading Continue reading
A US man imprisoned in Cuba has asked President Barack Obama to personally intervene to help win his release. On the fourth anniversary of his arrest, Alan Gross wrote to Obama saying he feared the Continue reading
By NUSA DUA, Indonesia (Reuters) - Ministers appeared close to sealing the world's biggest trade reform for two decades early on Saturday after India, the most vocal holdout, endorsed a draft text presented Continue reading
Cuando se hartaba del mundo, Ernest Hemingway buscaba su madriguera en el que llamó su país adoptivo. Desde 2005 la finca La Vigía se viene restaurando en Cuba con apoyo voluntario de especialistas norteamericanos. Continue reading