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Daily Archives: January 16, 2014

"Ellos simplemente nos dejan pudrir en el aeropuerto cubano, sin agua y sin comida, expuestos al calor con los niños llorando”, declaró Janina Gibson, una pasajera del vuelo 683. Continue reading
The FARC's peace delegation in Havana, Cuba, announced Wednesday the end of the unilateral ceasefire they declared one month ago and claimed that combat actions during that time were "legitimate acts Continue reading
Photo: Truck with old refrigerators in my neighborhood. Amelia is about 50 and lives alone, her husband died in the war in Angola and since then she’s received a miserable pension through the Veteran’s Association. As she doesn’t work for … Continue reading Continue reading
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El evento tendrá como objetivo encontrar fórmulas para facilitar el acceso a Internet en Cuba Continue reading
MIAMI, Florida, 16 de enero de 2014, Redacción, www.cubanet.org.- El preso político Marcelino Abreu, declarado varias veces en huelga de hambre, está siendo trasladado al Hospital Nacional de Reclusos de La Habana, debido a su estado crítico, reportó el sitio DIARIO DE CUBA. “Presenta una desnutrición severa, grado tres; está deshidratado y tiene bajos todos [...] Continue reading
Rafael Matos Montes de Oca es considerado un prisionero de conciencia por Amnistía Internacional, organización que el pasado mes de agosto reclamó su libertad y la de otros cuatro disidentes cubanos Continue reading
* Talks center on offshore oil drilling * Embargo supporter favors some cooperation By Marc Frank HAVANA, Jan 16 (Reuters) - A former democratic senator and governor from Florida, Bob Graham, visited Continue reading
21:37 EU considers revising relations with Cuba - report The European Union is considering a rapprochement with Communist Cuba, a diplomatic source told AFP. Poland and the Czech Republic are the Continue reading
21:37 EU considers revising relations with Cuba - report The European Union is considering a rapprochement with Communist Cuba, a diplomatic source told AFP. Poland and the Czech Republic are the Continue reading
The bodies of 14 Sunni Muslim tribesmen were found Thursday north of Baghdad one day after they were kidnapped by uniformed men in security-force vehicles, Iraqi authorities said. The men, all of the Continue reading
CUBA STANDARD — A British company started by ex-treasury and trade minister Phillip Oppenheim signed an agreement to invest in Cuban coffee. The $4 million investment by Oppenheim’s Cuba Mountain Coffee Co. Ltd. is not only the first by a foreign company in Cuban coffee, but the agreement is also one of the first of foreign [...] Continue reading
Comments: 0 | Leave A Comment 0 0 0 0 0 0 Your browser does not support iframes. advertisement Cuba Gooding, Jr. has played in a number of classic films over the years, but his characters Continue reading
A Cuban dissident sentenced in 2012 to 30 months in prison for "pre-criminal social dangerousness" was released this week on parole, a leader of the Patriotic Union of Cuba opposition group said Thursday. Continue reading
The FARC's peace delegation in Havana, Cuba, announced Wednesday the end of the unilateral ceasefire they declared one month ago and claimed that combat actions during that time were "legitimate acts Continue reading
HAVANA, Cuba, January, www.cubanet.org – The reader is not surprised. It’s not about bank loans to buy the cars recently “liberated” by the government. Those are available to anyone who has a good backpack to carry many thousand convertible pesos … Continue reading Continue reading
GRANDVIEW PREP 92, N.B. PREP 59NBP (121-5): Harris 4-7-15, Schemm 1-0-2, Stern 0-1-1, Reyes 11-5-27, Rifkind 2-0-6, Steiglefest 2-4-8.GP (15-4): Coblin 7-2-17, Frazier 3-5-11, Glinton 1-0-3, Hernandez 0-1-1, Dial 1-3-5, Marcelin 10-1-21, J. Schner ... Continue reading
16 de enero de 2014, 15:42Santiago de Cuba, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuban artists together with others from seven foreign countries, are filling the eastern city of Santiago de Cuba with colours, as part Continue reading
i24news - AFP Published January 16th 2014 09:16pm favorite? EU suspended links with Cuba in 2003 following dispute over human rights The European Union is preparing to normalize Continue reading
Billionaire hedge-fund manager Dan Loeb calls himself an "activist investor," but even in the rough-and-tumble financial world, his tactics-nasty, personal attacks on C.E.O.'s and colleagues-are considered Continue reading
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YEMEN, January 9th, 2014.- Tawakkol Karman, Yemeni Nobel Peace Laureate received the Ambassador of Cuba, David Paulovich and Third Secretary, Raisel Calvo to share on different aspects of the Cuban reality Continue reading
16 de enero de 2014, 14:43Havana, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) The II Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) will be a success for the regional integration, said today the Cuban Continue reading

Corea del Norte pagará la semana próxima la multa impuesta por la Autoridad del Canal de Panamá (ACP) por el barco detenido en julio de 2013, cargado con armas propiedad del régimen de La Habana, anunció el canciller Fernando Núñez Fábrega.

"En el curso de próxima semana ellos van a pagar para liberar a esos marinos y al barco", indicó el ministro panameño en rueda de prensa, según Notimex.

Una vez que ocurra esto, podrán partir 32 de los 35 marinos en el barco Chong Chon Gang, interceptado en el Caribe de Panamá, antes de ingresar al Canal, el 10 de julio de 2013.

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While gay-rights activists celebrate gains in much of the world, their setbacks have been equally far-flung, and often sweeping in scope. In Russia, a new law against "gay propaganda" has left gays and Continue reading
Director of the film, Grace Lee (left), with second generation Korean-Cuban In 2013, "American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs," the documentary directed by Grace Lee (the Grace Lee Continue reading

El preso político Marcelino Abreu, declarado varias veces en huelga de hambre, está siendo trasladado al Hospital Nacional de Reclusos de La Habana, debido a su "estado crítico".

"Presenta una desnutrición severa, grado tres; está deshidratado y tiene bajos todos los signos vitales", indicó desde Santa Clara su esposa, Marta Velázquez.

Abreu estaba en el Hospital Provincial Arnaldo Milián, de Santa Clara, y este jueves en la tarde estaba siendo trasladado en una ambulacia a La Habana.

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Brussels (AFP) - The European Union is preparing to normalise ties with Cuba following a decade-long dispute over human rights, EU diplomats said Thursday. Continue reading
16 de enero de 2014, 14:02Varadero, Cuba, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) National tourism represented the second market for Varadero Beach, the biggest and most important seaside resort in Cuba, in 2013, as said Continue reading
Life and death are more immediate to Mike Perez than to most boxers. He escaped Cuba nearly seven years ago, clinging to a boat that could have capsized at any moment on a perilous trip over the lonely Continue reading
Espera una compensación del Gobierno de Estados Unidos de más de $75.000 dólares por daños y perjuicios. Continue reading
The Democracy Bridge Program of the Center for the Opening and Development of Latin America (CADAL) and internal dissidents activists have organized the Second Democratic Forum on International Relations and Human Rights, which they are planning to coincide in Havana … Continue reading Continue reading
El evento tendrá como objetivo encontrar fórmulas para superar los problemas de acceso a Internet en Cuba y aportar ideas para los asistentes. Continue reading

Un grupo de jóvenes de Miami organiza para el próximo 31 de enero una "hackathon" (encuentro de programadores) que reunirá a dos centenares de personas interesadas en "ayudar y apoyar a jóvenes cubanos dentro de la Isla a acceder a internet y conectarse con el mundo", reporta EFE.

El grupo Raíces de Esperanza, fundado en 2003 por estudiantes cubanoestadounidenses, busca con esta iniciativa disminuir la brecha tecnológica que sufren los cubanos.

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El acuerdo se produce en el marco de un foro de negocios con empresarios británicos celebrado el martes en La Habana. Continue reading

La escritora cubana Mabel Cuesta presenta su libro Bajo el cielo de Dublín (Ediciones Vigía, 2013), el próximo lunes 20 de enero, a las 7: 00 pm, en Società Dante Alighieri de Miami.

El poemario obtuvo el Premio Digdora Alonso 2012 que convoca la casa editorial Vigía y Ediciones Matanzas.

La presentación correrá a cargo del escritor cubano Manny López.

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El Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) presenta la muestra colectiva First Person: Contemporary Cuban Art, que reúne a los artistas cubanos Alejandro A. Calzada Miranda, Yaima Carrazana, Felipe Dulzaides y Glenda León, bajo la curaduría de Lynn Tomaszewski y Cristin L. Cash.

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Los países europeos más reacios a todo cambio con respecto al régimen comunista de La Habana, Polonia y República Checa entre ellos, "levantaron sus reservas". Continue reading
Libreros particulares arriesgan negocio con obras de la autora proscrita Continue reading
Related The European Union is preparing to normalise ties with Cuba following a decade-long dispute over human rights, EU diplomats said Thursday. Experts from the EU's 28 member states this week "agreed Continue reading
En el juicio requieren la presencia de Yordan Cantero y Alejandro Vázquez, dos de los tres cubanos que dicen haber sido golpeados durante su estancia en el Centro de Detención Carmichael Road. Continue reading
Enero comenzó con faltantes en sucursales céntricas, mientras beneficiarios se preguntan dónde está su dinero Continue reading

La Fundación Banco Santander ha recogido en el volumen Fabulaciones en prosa un conjunto de artículos, ensayos y cartas inéditas del escritor cubano Gastón Baquero (Banes, mayo de 1914-Madrid, mayo de 1997), que descubren sus preocupaciones por el devenir de la humanidad, informa Europa Press.

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HAVANA, Cuba January 15 of 2014 , Yoel Espinosa Medrano / www.cubanet.org.- An illegal eviction of several families took case with the storming of a tenement, took place Wednesday morning in Vedado, Havana. Several dozen police supported by two patrol … Continue reading Continue reading
El Obispo Axiliar de Chicago, Monseñor Manz, examina proyectos de la Iglesia que reciben apoyo del Subcomité para la Iglesia en América Latina de la Conferencia de Obispos Católicos Estados Unidos. Continue reading