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Daily Archives: January 14, 2014

Cuba's migration reform has been in effect one year this Tuesday and has allowed thousands of its citizens to travel abroad without the restrictions they suffered for decades, but with other problems Continue reading
HAVANA, Cuba , January 14, 2014, Frank Correa / www.cubanet.org.- On Monday afternoon freelance journalist Leon Padron Azcuy was visited at his home, 860 25th Street, between A and B streets in Vedado, by José Raúl Colome, son of Army … Continue reading Continue reading
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El sentido común de la política es crear políticas públicas que incentiven las mejores respuestas por parte de los ciudadanos Continue reading

El Banco Nacional de Comercio Exterior de México (Bancomext) aclaró que ese país no estará regalando "ni un solo peso" a Cuba con la condonación del 70 por ciento de un crédito que tiene la Isla por alrededor de 500 millones de dólares, reportó Notimex.

El director general de Bancomext, Enrique de la Madrid Cordero, precisó que lo único que se hizo en este acuerdo fue "una quita sobre el cobro de intereses y no sobre el capital o el saldo neto de la deuda".

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La cuestión cubana fue uno de los asuntos que Kerry trató con el secretario de Estado vaticano, Pietro Parolin Continue reading
HAVANA, Cuba, January 8, 2014. www.cubanet.org – The Cuban Military’s upper echelons are enriched with multiple businesses right in the faces of Cuban citizens. In the block between B, C, 29 and Zapata streets, Army Corps General Abelardo Colome Ibarra, … Continue reading Continue reading
LA HABANA, Cuba, 14 de enero de 2014, Manuel Guerra Pérez/ www.cubanet.org.- El ex capitán de la selección nacional de voleibol Yovani Hernández, quien desertó de la selección cubana en el año 2001, se encuentra en Cuba visitando a sus padres. Hernández se nacionalizó italiano; está de visita en la isla por primera vez luego [...] Continue reading
Nunca olvidaré unos comentarios sobre la poeta y dramaturga Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda, conocida como “Tula”, que hizo mi profesora de Español en el tercer año de secundaria del Instituto de La Víbora en La Habana, la doctora Mercedes Pereira. Continue reading
LA HABANA, Cuba, 14 de enero de 2014, Ernesto García/ www.cubanet.org.- En horas de la madrugada ayer, la tienda conocida como  La Mezclilla o Tallas Extras (actualmente no tiene identificación), situada en la calle Neptuno y San Nicolás, en el municipio de Centro Habana, perteneciente a la cadena de tiendas TRD, fue objeto de robo [...] Continue reading
IBTimes Tuesday 14th January, 2014 A year ago, Cuba approved a groundbreaking immigration reform that allowed Cubans, for the first time under the Communist regine that has ruled the island for five Continue reading
Empresarios de Cuba y Reino Unido abrieron en La Habana un foro de negocios que busca “estimular” las relaciones económicas y comerciales bilaterales en áreas como turismo, energías renovables, biotecnología y agroindustria, informaron medios oficiales. Continue reading
Read also the First Part: By Edberto M. Villegas, PhD* IBON? Features/ Commentary MANILA ? What would be substituted then for a system, derisively called "the pork barrel system," where politicians are Continue reading
14 de enero de 2014, 11:42Havana, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuban antiterrorist fighter Rene Gonzalez posted at the website Voices for the Five that the legal process he and his four compatriots have lived Continue reading
14 de enero de 2014, 15:36By Roberto F. Campos Havana, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) With the 16th annual Habanos Festival about to begin, the expectations from smokers of premium cigars are already growing, Continue reading
14 de enero de 2014, 15:34Havana, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuban and British entrepreneurs started a Business Forum in the Cuban capital Tuesday, with the objective to stimulate the economic and commercial Continue reading
LA HABANA, Cuba, 14 de enero de 2014, Miladys Carnel González/ Red Cubana de Comunicadores Comunitarios/www.cubanet.org.- El pasado 30 de diciembre de 2013 explotó una tubería de fosa séptica ubicada en la calle J esquina a Línea, en el céntrico barrio de El Vedado, municipio Plaza de la Revolución.  Todavía, pasar por allí se convierte [...] Continue reading
On December 10, 1868, Carlos Manuel de Cespedes liberated the slaves of his sugar center La Demajagua and invited them to join him in the fight for Cuban’s independence. The Cry of Yara was the beginning of the 10 Years’ … Continue reading Continue reading
Cuba cobrará 4.50 CUC por hora de internet a las delegaciones mientras una habitación puede llegar hasta los 400 CUC por noche. Continue reading
LA HABANA, Cuba, 14 de enero de 2014, José Antonio Fornaris/ www.cubanet.org.- Nadia Álvarez, de 32 años, recibió dos puñaladas en el tórax y una en la espalda, este último sábado, sobre las siete de la noche, cuando se encontraba parado en la esquina de Calzada de Managua y Carretera de Santiago de las Vegas, [...] Continue reading
Alan Gross was sentenced to 15 years in prison for installing Internet networks for Cuban Jews in a U.S. program that Cuba considers subversive. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday asked the Continue reading
LA HABANA, Cuba, 14 de enero de 2014, José Antonio Fornaris/ www.cubanet.org.- Con un pedazo de cuerda plástica, Guillermo Pérez Pérez, se quitó la vida en la madrugada de este domingo en su propio domicilio. De acuerdo con lo informado por uno de sus nietos, Pérez Pérez, que este año cumpliría 98, ató uno de [...] Continue reading
Cuban travelers board a plane home from Brasília, Brazil. Reuters A year ago, Cuba approved a groundbreaking immigration reform that allowed Cubans, for the first time under the Communist regine that Continue reading
The White House on Tuesday said President Obama will visit Pope Francis, though it did not say when the meeting would happen. "I do not have any more details for you on that, timing or location, other Continue reading
Viewd by: 23 Not rated yet 14 January 2014 Reuters/Bogota Colombia's inspector general confirmed the ouster of Bogota mayor Gustavo Petro, despite weeks of protest over the move and widespread Continue reading
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry asked the Vatican on Tuesday to intercede in helping free American-Jewish contractor Alan Gross from a Cuban jail. Kerry said in a meeting Tuesday with the Vatican's Continue reading
14 de enero de 2014, 15:06Quito, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) The Ministry of Heritage and Culture of Ecuador confirmed that at least 23 local authors Hill attend the 23rd International Book Fair of Havana Continue reading
General Sources Tuesday 14th January, 2014 Top members of al-Qaida are allegedly among numerous suspected terrorists arrested in raids in several Turkish provinces, security officials say.Among those Continue reading
Skateboards to Cuba Cathie Coward,the hamilton spectator Jason Dworsky , left and Scott MacDonald with some of the hundreds of skateboards and shoes they have been collecting to take to skaters in Continue reading
Cuba Standard, a Tampa Bay-based online publication, is merging with Miami-based CubaNews. Cuba Standard, a well-respected source of Cuban business and economic news, and CubaNews will become totally Continue reading
The New York-based nonprofit Interreligious Foundation for Community Organization (IFCO) announced on Jan. 7 that the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has recommended ending the group's 501(c)(3) tax-exempt Continue reading

El secretario de Estado estadounidense, John Kerry, planteó este martes, durante su visita al Vaticano, la necesidad de que se respeten los derechos humanos y las libertades en Cuba, informa EFE.

La cuestión cubana fue uno de los asuntos que Kerry trató con el secretario de Estado vaticano, Pietro Parolin, a quien también transmitió la coincidencia de opiniones entre el papa Francisco y el presidente de EEUU, Barack Obama, sobre la necesidad de llevar al centro de la agenda mundial la pobreza en el planeta.

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14 de enero de 2014, 14:46Artemisa, Cuba, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuban investigators are joining efforts to find the vestiges of a Chinese cemetery of the 19th Century and the quarantine station associated Continue reading
14 de enero de 2014, 14:44Havana, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will receive the 9th Ibero American Gender and Communication Meeting from May 28 to 30, as announced here Tuesday by the organizers of this Continue reading
(JTA) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry asked the Vatican to intercede in helping free American-Jewish contractor Alan Gross from a Cuban jail. Kerry said in a meeting Tuesday with the Vatican's Continue reading
There is a buzz in the air in Havana. Since the new year dawned, economic reforms have been happening almost daily as Cuban President Raul Castro steps up his attempt to drag his becalmed nation toward Continue reading
The White House on Tuesday said President Obama will visit Pope Francis, though it did not say when the meeting would happen. "I do not have any more details for you on that, timing or location, other Continue reading
Fidel Castro: “La desintegración de la URSS fue como si dejara de salir el sol” Continue reading

El índice de libertad económica de Cuba es de 28.7 puntos. Según el informe anual de Heritage Foundation y The Wall Street Journal, el dato reafirma a la Isla como una de las economías menos libres del mundo.

De hecho, las reformas de Raúl Castro solo han producido una mejoría de 0,2 puntos en relación con el año pasado.

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14:04, Earth/Earth Sciences (Phys.org) -A 6.4-magnitude earthquake shook Puerto Rico Mon., Jan. 13. It caused some power outages and cracked floors, but no major damage or injuries were reported. Continue reading
SANTA CLARA, 14 de enero de 2014, Yesmy Elena/ www.cubanet.org.- En varias bodegas de la ciudad, se vendió la leche en estado descompuesto, debido a negligencias de la Empresa de Productos Lácteos, dijeron familiares de niños,  este 13 de enero. María Fernanda Agüero Moya, madre de un infante de dos años,  comentó que la leche [...] Continue reading
Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday suggested that President Obama will visit Pope Francis. "I know that the Holy Father is anticipating the visit of President Obama here, and the President is Continue reading
14 de enero de 2014, 13:44London, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) The International Commission in London dedicated to the case of five Cuban anti-terrorist fighters unjustly condemned in the United States will Continue reading
President Ilham Aliyev signs Order on marking 90th anniversary of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic *** President Ilham Aliyev chairs Cabinet Meeting to discuss results of socio-economic development in 2013 Continue reading
Havana, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) Villa Clara will represent Cuba at the Caribbean Series held on Margarita Island, Venezuela, with the initial goal of reaching the semifinal round, but its ultimate goal Continue reading
IT IS not every day that a native-born Cuban boxer gets to display his wares on Cebuano soil fighting against a tough Cebuano warrior in a true-to-life reality show to unfold on Sinulog day. Setting Continue reading