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Daily Archives: December 19, 2013

Cuba announced Thursday it will ease restrictions on car imports for the first time in half a century, marking the end of an era that made icons of the island's vintage automobiles. The official newspaper Continue reading
Now we know what Cuban ruler Raúl Castro said to President Barack Obama as they famously shook hands at a memorial for the late South African President Nelson Mandela.?Mr. President, I am Castro,? the Continue reading
Acknowledging that its attempt to ease some controls on the sale of motor vehicles had led to ?illegalities,? the Cuban government announced Thursday that it was lifting the last restrictions but keeping Continue reading
Retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro eulogised Nelson Mandela as "an apostle of peace" and praised younger brother - and successor - Raul for his handshake with US President Barack Obama at the Continue reading
MIAMI -- Immigration officials have approved a visa for a Cuban woman coming to the U.S. to donate stem cells to her sister with leukemia. According to Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's office, Alina Ortega's Continue reading

El Gobierno ordenó este jueves la búsqueda y captura del empresario mexicano Alfredo Capetillo, acusado de cohecho, y advirtió que si no se presenta ante la Fiscalía en una semana será declarado en "rebeldía", reportó AFP.

"Se exhorta a todas las autoridades y sus agentes para que realicen las gestiones pertinentes para la búsqueda, captura y presentación de dicha persona (ante el fiscal), apercibiéndola que de no ser habida en el término dispuesto, se le declarará en rebeldía", dispuso una orden requisitoria, publicada en la Gaceta Oficial este jueves.

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Los trabajadores por cuenta propia quieren más autonomía, mercado mayorista, impuestos bajos y menos injerencias del Estado. Continue reading
Cuba ordenó este jueves la búsqueda y captura del empresario mexicano Alfredo Capetillo, acusado de cohecho, y advirtió que si no se presenta ante la Fiscalía en una semana será declarado en “rebeldía”. Continue reading
HAVANA, Dec. 19 (Xinhua) -- Cuba's Council of Ministers has approved new regulations to lift a virtual 50-year ban on car imports, the official newspaper Granma reported Thursday. The new regulations, Continue reading
Cuba liberó la venta minorista de automóviles, un paso que avanza en la apertura del mercado de vehículos iniciada en 2011 y que permitirá a los ciudadanos adquirir vehículos sin permisos estatales. Continue reading
Cubans will be able to buy new and second-hand automobiles from state-run retailers without a permit under new rules approved by President Raul Castro's government. The measure, announced Thursday by Continue reading
La artista cubanoamericana Gloria Estefan afirmó que los únicos cambios que se han producido en Cuba “son cosméticos” y los cubanos “todavía no tienen derecho a los derechos”. Continue reading
(CNN) -- William Potts, the "homesick hijacker" who returned from a life on the lam in Cuba to the United States in November, may soon plead guilty to commandeering a passenger plane to the island at Continue reading
La cantante y compositora aseguró que esas transformaciones "cosméticas" sirven solo para "hacer lucir un poco mejor a Cuba ante el resto del mundo" Continue reading
El gobierno ya autorizó en 2011 la compraventa de automóviles entre particulares pero mantenía la necesidad de esa preciada "carta de autorización" para la adquisición de vehículos al Estado Continue reading
El barrio Raúl Sancho es una de las zonas de Santa Clara más infestadas por cólera y dengue Continue reading
(CNN) -- William Potts, the "homesick hijacker" who returned from a life on the lam in Cuba to the United States in November, may soon plead guilty to commandeering a passenger plane to the island at Continue reading
Quizás el imperio creyó que nuestro pueblo no haría honor a su palabra cuando, en días inciertos del pasado siglo, afirmamos que si incluso la URSS desaparecía Cuba seguiría luchando. Continue reading
Cuba has announced it will open its automobile market by eliminating a government permit that has restricted car imports for more than a half century. The Cuban government still controls the sale of Continue reading
SIX CUBANS who were granted refugee status by President Ricardo Martinelli, are now on hunger strike outside the headquarters of Panama's Foreign Ministry. They are demanding that their families be Continue reading
RETIRED Cuban leader Fidel Castro, a long-time friend Nelson Mandela, has praised his brother for shaking Barack Obama's hand in South Africa. Continue reading
MANZANILLO, Cuba, 19 de diciembre de 2013, Dr. Santiago Emilio Márquez Frías/ Red Cubana de Cultura Comunitaria/ www.cubanet.org.- El pasado día  13, a las 9:00 am, la miembro de la Red Cubana de Comunicadores Comunitarios, Diarelis Daris Fuentes Díaz, acudió al Hospital Provincial Celia Sánchez Manduley de Manzanillo, provincia Granma, por un dolor intenso en [...] Continue reading
MANZANILLO, Cuba, 19 de diciembre 19, 2013, Leonardo Cancio Santana Ponce/  Red Cubana de Comunicadores Comunitarios/ www.cubanet.org.- Alina Castillo, trabajadora del Instituto Pedagógico Blas Roca Calderío, de Manzanillo, Granma, que recientemente en esa institución fue proyectado un video a los militantes del Partido Comunista, en el que aparen los miembros de la Red Cubana de [...] Continue reading
Havana, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) President Raul Castro stated that the violations against the country''s economy cannot remain unpunished, on occasion of the damages to the island in foreign trade, an issue Continue reading
9 de diciembre de 2013, 11:35 Buenos Aires, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) More than 450 young Argentinian graduates in Cuba in 2012 and 2013 were honored in a ceremony at the Nation''s Congress, in which the Continue reading
Fidel Castro has said his brother, Raul, introduced himself to US President Barack Obama in English at the funeral for former South African President Nelson Mandela, telling him, "Mr. President, I am Continue reading
Quotable Quotes When it comes to Iran's nuclear weapons program, the only difference between them is this: Ahmadinejad was a wolf in wolf's clothing, Rouhani is a wolf in sheep's clothing, a wolf who Continue reading
Goldwind has signed a 51 MW wind turbine supply contract with Energoimport, a subsidiary of Union Electrica, in Cuba. Under the contract, 34 units of Goldwind's 1.5 MW direct-drive permanent magnet Continue reading
Por fin sabemos lo que el mandatario cubano Raúl Castro le dijo al presidente estadounidense Barack Obama mientras se daban un apretón de manos en el funeral del líder surafricano Nelson Mandela. Continue reading
Cuban leader Fidel Castro spoke in praise Thursday of his brother Raul's brief encounter and handshake in South Africa with US President Barack Obama. "I congratulate comrade Raul for his brilliant Continue reading
For the first time since the 1959 revolution, Cubans will have the right to buy new and used vehicles from the state without government permission, official media announced on Thursday, another step toward Continue reading
Fidel Castro discloses brother Raul's words to Obama Thursday 19th December, 2013 HAVANA: Fidel Castro says his brother Raul introduced himself to President Barack Obama in English at Nelson Mandela's Continue reading
Source: CUBAN President Raul Castro introduced himself to President Barack Obama in English at Nelson Mandela's funeral, telling him, "Mr. President, I'm Castro,'' as the two leaders shook hands. That's Continue reading
Tras medio siglo de prohibición, el régimen autoriza la libre importación y comercialización de vehículos a precios de "mercado" Continue reading
Havana (AFP) - Cuba announced Thursday it will ease restrictions on car imports for the first time in half a century, marking the end of an era that made icons of the island's vintage automobiles. The Continue reading
Tras días de conjeturas sobre qué se dijeron el presidente Raúl Castro y el mandatario estadounidense Barack Obama durante un apretón de manos en el funeral del líder sudafricano Nelson Mandela, el líder cubano Fidel Castro reveló en parte el misterio. Continue reading
HAVANA -- Cuba says it's opening its automobile market by eliminating a special permit that strictly limited the number of people allowed to buy vehicles from the state.The government has a monopoly Continue reading
Solo el 32 por ciento de los cerca de medio millón de cubanos que trabajan por cuenta propia en todo el país son jóvenes, según ha revelado el director de Empleo del Ministerio de Trabajo y Seguridad Social, Jesús Ottamendis, y recoge el diario 'Juventud Rebelde'. Continue reading
Havana (AFP) - Cuba announced Thursday it will ease restrictions on car imports for the first time in half a century, marking the end of an era that made icons of the island's vintage automobiles. Continue reading
HAVANA - Cuba says it's opening its automobile market by eliminating a special permit that strictly limited the number of people allowed to buy vehicles from the state. The government has a monopoly Continue reading
The first time Juan Carlos saw a Christmas tree, he was 43-years-old and working as a bricklayer inside the house of a top counterintelligence officer. “That was 19 years ago.  Those were the harsh years of the so-called Special Period. … Continue reading Continue reading
Cuba announced on Thursday it will ease restrictions on car imports for the first time in half a century, marking the end of an era that made icons of the island's vintage automobiles. Cuban taxi drivers Continue reading
19 de diciembre de 2013, 11:14Havana, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) The Nacional Ballet of Cuba (BNC) celebrates today on the 70 years of the Alicia Alonso's debut in Giselle, with a season of that masterpiece Continue reading
Cuba is loosening restrictions on people buying foreign-made new and used cars, according to state media. Cubans will no longer need government permits to buy modern cars from state sellers. Until new Continue reading
El expresidente cubano Fidel Castro ha felicitado a su sucesor en el cargo, su hermano Raúl Castro, por su "dignidad" al saludar a su homólogo estadounidense, Barack Obama, "con firmeza" durante el funeral por el expresidente sudafricano Nelson Mandela. Continue reading