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Daily Archives: January 13, 2014

Have you seen Cuba's stunning vintage cars? Send us your images!(CNN) -- Cuba recently eased restrictions on car imports and acquisitions in the country, doing away with a law that made icons of its old Continue reading
Los detenciones se producen con la intención de impedir que miembros de FANTU lleguen a la reunión ordinaria en la ciudad de Santa Clara. Continue reading
Yilian Lucia Orama and Alexander Rodriguez, her husband–activists for the Independent and Democratic Cuba party (CID) in Santa Clara–were detained at 2 pm January 8 in the municipality of Camajuani, Villa Clara province. Yanisbel Valido Perez, delegate from CID in … Continue reading Continue reading
Former U.S. Sen. Bob Graham is visiting Cuba as part of a American group that wants to explore the island’s plans for oil drilling on its northern coast. Continue reading
Los llamados "balseros del Dorado" se hayan en Bogotá bajo la protección el Alto Comisionado de Naciones Unidas para los Refugiados. Continue reading
LA HABANA, 13 de enero de 2013, Roberto de Jesús Guerra Pérez/ Hablemos Press/ www.cubanet.org.- Los activistas Miguel Alberto Ulloa Ginar y Reinier Mulet Levis, miembros del Partido Republicano de Cuba (PRC), serán presentado a juicio el miércoles próximo a las 9:00 de la mañana, según informó a sus familiares la abogada Dr. Amelia Rodríguez [...] Continue reading
CUBA STANDARD – Cuba’s reformers — already busy with currency unification, simultaneously encouraging and limiting private-sector growth, turning around dysfunctional state companies, and selling the Mariel export processing zone to investors, among many other tasks — may also have to cope with tightening cash flow in 2014. As economic reforms have yet to produce any tangible results [...] Continue reading
LA HABANA, Cuba, 13 de enero de 2014, Ernesto García/ www.cubanet.org.- Desde diciembre del pasado año, en el Parque de la Fraternidad, en La Habana,  comenzaron a levantarse parcialmente áreas de sus aceras de hormigón afectadas por años sin mantenimiento. La empresa responsable de la ejecución de las obras no ha colocado señalizaciones de prevención, [...] Continue reading
MIAMI A group of students from Cuba is opening the communist countrys first academic trip in more than five decades to the largest public college in Miami, unofficial capital of the exile community. Continue reading
MIAMI - A group of students from communist Cuba is taking classes at the largest public college in Miami for the first time in more than five decades. Miami Dade College announced on Monday that the Continue reading
8:54pm GMT By BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's inspector general confirmed on Monday the ouster of Bogota Mayor Gustavo Petro, despite weeks of protest over the move and widespread support for the former Continue reading

El diseñador del famoso fusil de asalto que lleva su nombre, Mijail Kalashnikov, escribió una carta al líder de la Iglesia Ortodoxa rusa, antes de su muerte, manifestando el temor de ser culpable personalmente de la pérdida de tantas vidas, informa AFP.

En abril pasado, Mijaíl Kalashnikov, que falleció en diciembre a los 94 años, escribió una larga y emotiva carta al patriarca de la Iglesia Ortodoxa rusa Kirill, informó este lunes Izvestia, un diario partidario del Kremlin.

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Paris, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuban residents in Ile de France, covering Paris and its surrounding areas, as well as officials from the Cuban Embassy, celebrated here the 55th anniversary of the Revolution. Continue reading
La reforma migratoria de Cuba, que este martes cumple un año, duplicó la cifra viajeros a Estados Unidos pero el precio de los billetes y los visados de los países extranjeros son una complicación para los turistas cubanos. Continue reading
Nassau Guardian - Monday 13th January, 2014 The new Marsh Harbour international airport will not open this month as expected, Minister of Works Philip Brave Davis said. Davis said a technical team Continue reading
By Francisco Ramirez. Correspondent. Havana, Jan. 11 (Notimex).- The official visit of the president of Mexico, Enrique Pena Nieto, to the country of Cuba scheduled by the end of the month, means a Continue reading
Viewd by: 1 Not rated yet 13 January 2014 AFP/Havana Peace talks between the FARC and Colombia's government resumed yesterday after a three-week break amid rebel criticism of recent remarks Continue reading
13 de enero de 2014, 15:15Amsterdam, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Grand Master Leinier Domínguez fall today in the third round of the 76th edition of the prestigious Tata Steel Tournament Masters, taking Continue reading
Who needs a wetsuit when the ocean's surface temperature is 31C and the morning air is pushing 30? In front of me are the tranquil, turquoise and dark blue waters of Cuba's Bay of Pigs, with its amazing Continue reading
No creo en el regreso de Marx, si no en la reencarnación de su fantasma Continue reading
13 de enero de 2014, 14:40Havana, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) The 23rd Edition of Havana''s International Book Fair, which starts next February 13rd, will include new venues this year, allowing better organization Continue reading
Though they may have had daggers drawn for the better part of half a century, it seems that realtions between United States and Cuba may thaw as in an interview with the BBC, a senior US official said Continue reading

Los trece cubanos que robaron una embarcación en Puerto Padre, con destino a Estados Unidos, y fueron deportados por el Gobierno de Bahamas, están presos en la Unidad Provincial de Operaciones e Investigaciones Criminales de Las Tunas.

Oficiales del Ministerio del Interior dijeron a los familiares que podrían visitar a los implicados el próximo jueves, reportó Cubanet.

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13 de enero de 2014, 14:10Matanzas, Cuba, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) The 31st contingent of the Australian Brigade "Southern Cross" learn details on history, economy, society and culture of the Western Cuban Continue reading
HAVANA (Reuters) - Colombia's government and Marxist FARC rebels sat down in Havana on Monday to continue negotiations aimed at ending the last major guerrilla conflict in Latin America as fighting raged Continue reading
PUERTO PADRE, Cuba, 13 de enero de 2013, Alberto Méndez Castelló/ www.cubanet.org.- Detenidos en la Unidad Provincial de Operaciones e Investigaciones Criminales de Las Tunas, están hoy los 13 cubanos que a bordo de un pesquero del tipo ferrocemento zarparon de aquí el pasado viernes 13 de diciembre, intentando llegar a Estados Unidos. Interceptados por [...] Continue reading

La revista digital Sampsonia Way, editada por City of Asylum en Pittsburgh, organiza este martes 14 de enero un conversatorio online con cuatro escritores venezolanos en el exilio.

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El vallista Dayron Robles dijo en La Habana, mientras entrenaba en una destartalada pista de atletismo, que sigue "peleando" por regresar al deporte activo en la Isla.

"Aquí estoy peleando (...) Yo soy un perseverante, me voy a morir siéndolo", afirmó el atleta en declaraciones a un blog oficialista.

Su entrenador, Santiago Antúnez, dijo que el vallista se prepara para inscribirse en la Copa Cuba de Atletismo, que se celebrará en marzo próximo.

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Entre ellos, las abogadas Laritza Diversent y Yaremis Flores, el bloguero Henry Constantin, la joven activista Sahily Navarro y el artista plástico Danilo Maldonado "El Sexto" Continue reading
By Augusto de la Torre and Alain Ize World Bank economists de la Torre and Ize argue in favor of a fast unification approach, cushioned during a pre-announced transition period by lump-sum taxes and subsidies applied on an enterprise-by-enterprise ba... Continue reading
Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian FM Sergey Lavrov exchanged presents during the Geneva talks on Monday. John Kerry gave a pair of Idaho potatoes as a gift for Lavrov that eased tension and made Continue reading

Concertar posiciones comunes para impulsar planes sociales contra el hambre y la pobreza figuran entre los temas más importantes de la Cumbre de la Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (CELAC), que se celebrará en La Habana el 28 y 29 de enero.

Durante la cumbre está previsto que los Estados miembros del bloque presenten sus planes de acción para paliar y solucionar las deudas sociales del continente, reporta EFE.

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5:19pm GMT By HAVANA (Reuters) - Colombia's government and Marxist FARC rebels sat down in Havana on Monday to continue negotiations aimed at ending the last major guerrilla conflict in Latin America Continue reading
A group of students from Cuba is taking classes at Miami Dade College for the first time in more than five decades.Continue reading
“El objetivo de esta visita es hablar con los cubanos, comprender mejor cuales son sus planes y capacidades de perforación petrolera, y de manera franca, cómo puede cooperar la comunidad internacional para asegurar que esas perforaciones reúnan los mejores parámetros internacionales de seguridad”, dijo Graham. Continue reading
En San Juan, la capital, los inmuebles temblaron y se pudo ver a residentes y turistas correr al exterior de los edificios alertados por el temblor Continue reading
Deadline: 2/6/14 Journalists living in Cuba can submit their entries. The Unión de Periodistas de Cuba (UPEC) is hosting the contest "José López Camellón 2014." UPEC aims to stimulate quality journalism Continue reading
YEREVAN. The argument of the former president and incumbent premier is a dispute of two teammates where the sides PM Tigran Sargsyan and Robert Kocharyan express different views on economic situation Continue reading
YEREVAN. - The American national currencys exchange rate, against the Armenian dram (AMD), comprised AMD 408.16/$1 in Armenia on Monday. The aforementioned rate is an AMD 0.07 rise from the previous Continue reading
Six Cuban nationals stranded in Bogota airport after their deportation from Ecuador do not qualify as asylum seekers, the Cuban consul in Colombia said Sunday. In reference to the Cubans that have Continue reading
(CNN) - Cuba recently eased restrictions on car imports and acquisitions in the country, doing away with a law that made icons of its old American Pontiacs and Chevys. Though there have been some reports Continue reading
The Jose Marti Cultural Society plans a broad program of activities on the occasion of the 161st birthday anniversary of the National Hero (Jan. 28). Its Vice President, Erasmo Lazcano, told tyhe press Continue reading
YEREVAN. Thanks to the securities nominee account opened with Clearstream Banking Luxemburg of Clearstream Deutsche Brse Group, starting from December, 2013, the Central Depository of Armenia (CDA) performs Continue reading
Why must a personal tragedy, such as the murder of former beauty queen and Miss Venezuela Monica Spear and her husband -- last week in Venezuela, bring such an intense public outrage worldwide, with a Continue reading
Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group James Warlick informed about consultations in Bern on January 13-14. Consulting with the Swiss in #Bern today and tomorrow. Their experience in conflict resolution can Continue reading