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Daily Archives: August 16, 2014

A group of victims from five decades of conflict in Colombia has for the first time joined left-wing Farc rebels and government negotiators in peace talks. The negotiations were launched in October Continue reading
When the tiny Guantánamo-bound jet took off from the Fort Lauderdale airport, the door handle fell into my lap. The handful of journalists on board laughed nervously, eyeing the ripped roof cover and Continue reading
New Zealand's White Sox slipped to a narrow 1-0 loss to Cuba on the second day of the women's world softball championship in the Netherlands. The Kiwis opened their campaign with a 5-1 win over Russia Continue reading
Victims of Colombian conflict testify at peace talks in Cuba Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua. HAVANA, Aug. 16 (Xinhua) -- A first group of victims affected by the over 50-year armed conflict in Colombia Continue reading
And as farmers no longer have to sell everything they produce to the state, those restaurant owners can now get supplies straight from the source - bypassing a state distribution network that's notorious Continue reading
When the tiny Guantánamo-bound jet took off from the Fort Lauderdale airport, the door handle fell into my lap. The handful of journalists on board laughed nervously, eyeing the ripped roof cover and Continue reading
HAVANA: A woman whose disabled son was kidnapped and murdered by soldiers was among a group of witnesses to testify yesterday at peace talks in Cuba between FARC rebels and the Colombian government. Continue reading
Peace talks The first 12 of 60 victim representatives met with the delegations of rebel group  FARC and the Colombian government in Cuba to discuss the treatment of victims in the event of a peace Continue reading
14ymedio, Havana, 8 August 2014, Reinaldo Escobar – Pinar del Río born and bread, and a member of the editorial board of the magazine Convivencia (Coexistence), Karina Gálvez has made some important decisions in her life. She wants to continue … Continue reading Continue reading
Some 24 percent of people over 15 years old are habitual smokers in Cuba and half the population is exposed to tobacco smoke at home, at work or in public places, official Cuban media reported. Among Continue reading
MIAMI (CMC) - The United States Coast Guard says it has intercepted 64 Cuban and 100 Haitian migrants during what it describes as a busy week of illegal maritime migration attempts from Cuba and Haiti Continue reading
Saturday, 16 August 2014 23:53 Posted by HAVANA: A woman whose disabled son was kidnapped and murdered by soldiers was among a group of witnesses to testify on Saturday at peace talks in Cuba between Continue reading
A group of Cubans in Cuba and its diaspora agreed to promote a roadmap for a constitutional consensus. Organizations and public figures from different generations, all ideologies, religious creeds and interests, we believe it’s good that, first, we agree on … Continue reading Continue reading
Los abogados, notarios y consultores jurídicos en Cuba estarán obligados a reportar a las autoridades las “operaciones sospechosas” que conozcan en su ejercicio, como lavado de activos o blanqueo de capitales, según una nueva resolución del Ministerio de Justicia divulgada hoy. Continue reading
With its citizens already forced to deal with one of its hottest summers, Cuba is also struggling with a severe beer shortage, leading to hoarding and greatly inflated prices. A sharp fall in production Continue reading
The Vietnamese Theater Company Thang Long Water Marionettes is back in Havana for performances at the Cuban National Circus Carpa Trompoloco this weekend, Monday and Tuesday. This uniquely traditional Continue reading
Ese sería el valor actual del patrimonio que tenían en Cuba cuando por orden de Fidel Castro fueron confiscadas fincas, fábricas y otras propiedades, sin compensación alguna. Continue reading
WHETHER you're a first-time traveller or a seasoned globetrotter, Doc Holiday offers expert advice on all your travel dilemmas. WE ARE going on our first family trip to Fiji next school holidays. Our Continue reading
Una empresa española busca en Latinoamérica herederos de las propiedades que fueron expropiadas sin compensación tras el triunfo de la revolución que encabezó Fidel Castro en Cuba, para ayudarles a reclamarlas. Continue reading
The northeastern Cuban city of Holguin can barely sleep these days because the 2014 Carnivals are such attractive people's fiesta that they can't sleep a wink as the traditional party forces you to go Continue reading
, at 1:12 am, Santiago de Cuba endured one of the worst catastrophes of its history. An earthquake left the city, according to official records, with around 80 percent of its buildings in ruins. Nevertheless, Continue reading
Jose Abreu is tied for the MLB lead in home runs (31) and RBI (86). (Photo: Rick Osentoski, USA TODAY Sports) As he continues assimilating into his new country during a spectacularly successful rookie Continue reading
A first group of victims affected by the over 50-year armed conflict in Colombia offered testimonies before delegations of the Bogota government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) at Continue reading
BRADES, Montserrat, Aug 15, CMC - Voters in this volcano-ravaged British Overseas territory will go to the polls on September 11 to elect a new government, Governor Adrian Davis announced Friday. ... Continue reading
14YMedio – Half a dozen privately-owned snack cars and restaurants across from Jose Marti International Airport Terminal 2 were ordered to cease operations despite meeting all the tax, commercial and health requirements imposed by law. The measure affects the large … Continue reading Continue reading
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Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness... I am sure that all of you who have been through political science and philosophy in universities have discussed these ad nauseam. These are concepts probably Continue reading
In this Wednesday, Aug. 31, 1994 file photo, Odalis Rumayor clutches her 7-month-old baby Milady Garcia after being rescued at sea by the crew of the USCG Monhegan in the Florida Straits. In the 20 years Continue reading
FILE in this Saturday, Aug. 27, 1994, Cuban refugees hand notes with their names to Navy personnel so that they can get on the list of detainees at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba. In the 20 years Continue reading
We also have more stories about: (click the phrases to see a list) Subjects: Places: LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - Michael Doucet of the two-time Grammy-winning Cajun band BeauSoleil was sitting in Continue reading
Which citizens living abroad are more generous and express their care by sending a mobile top up back home? Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) August 16, 2014 In the past year, MobileRecharge.com took a Continue reading
Quite often our collective histories are subconsciously daubed by grandiose metanarratives that more often than not paint a simple and naïve picture of the last 500 odd years. The narration of the last Continue reading
The issue is not just about winning the argument with the United States. It’s also about a legacy created 55 years ago. Of what use to us are their perspectives, when ambitions fade with the passage of time” The leaders of … Continue reading Continue reading
Según los datos del Ministerio de Salud Pública, el 17 por ciento de los adolescentes de entre 13 y 15 años son fumadores. Continue reading
Las llamadas Unidades Militares de Ayuda a la Producción, en realidad campos de trabajo forzado encerraron de 1965 a 1968, a supuestos desafectos a la revolución de Fidel Castro como religiosos, desempleados, hippies y homosexuales. Continue reading
La normativa firmada por la ministra de Justicia, María Esther Reus, facilitaría información a las pesquisas de la Dirección General de Investigación de Operaciones Financieras del Banco Central de Cuba. Continue reading
16 de agosto de 2014, 09:16 Havana, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of the victims of the Colombian armed conflict today participate directly for the first time in the peace talks, which take Continue reading

El vocalista estadounidense Bobby McFerrin ofrecerá el primer concierto del VI Festival Leo Brouwer de Música de Cámara el próximo 27 de septiembre en La Habana, informaron los organizadores, reporta EFE.

El showman norteamericano presentará el espectáculo Bobby Meets Havana en su debut ante el público de la Isla.

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Cierran cafeterías privadas cercanas al aeropuerto 14YMEDIO, La Habana | Agosto 15, 2014 Media docena de cafeterías y restaurantes por cuenta propia ubicados frente a la Terminal 2 del Aeropuerto Internacional José Martí recibieron la orden de cesar sus servicios a pesar de tener al día todas las prestaciones tributarias y requisitos comerciales y de […] Continue reading
La Iglesia católica lanza concurso para presos 14YMEDIO, La Habana | Agosto 15, 2014 La Comisión Nacional de Pastoral Penitenciaria de la Iglesia católica en Cuba ha hecho un llamado a los reclusos y las reclusas para participar en un concurso en todas las manifestaciones de artes plásticas, literatura, artesanía y música, con el tema […] Continue reading
Empeora la situación del cólera en Ciego de Ávila 14YMEDIO, La Habana | Agosto 15, 2014 El aumento del número de pacientes ingresados por el cólera indica un empeoramiento de la lamentable situación epidemiológica que se vive en la provincia de Ciego de Ávila, causando alarma entre la población. Después de varios meses sufriendo la […] Continue reading
Los cuatro de Galiano José Alberto Álvarez Bravo* 16 de agosto de 2014 La Habana, Cuba – www.PayoLibre.com – No tienen “reminiscencias del pasado”. No fueron afectados por las medidas confiscatorias inmediatas al triunfo de los barbudos. Cuando nacieron, ya era viejo el proyecto de construcción del paraíso del proletariado en Cuba. La dictadura batistiana […] Continue reading
Cuba: La disidencia de los borrachos Posted on 15 agosto, 2014 Por Alejandro Rodríguez Rodríguez* En Camagüey, en los portales de una calle bastante transitada, habita un borracho singular. Le falta una pierna y usa un pañuelo en la cabeza, de modo que hace ver a Walter Martínez, el periodista venezolano, como niño de teta […] Continue reading
Funcionario de la UJC se queja por leche condensada vencida hace siete años Posted on 15 agosto, 2014 Por Redacción CaféFuerte Los problemas con la leche en Cuba no están solo en la cadena productiva. Los consumidores deben estar alertas sobre los productos lácteos que adquieren con fecha de vencimiento en las tiendas estatales. Un […] Continue reading
Cuba: culpan a paladares y consumidores por la escasez de cerveza Baja la producción de cerveza en Cuba, mientras que pronostican altas temperatuas en este verano y culpan a paladares y consumidores por la escasez. Agencias agosto 15, 2014 Cuba sufre una aguda escasez de cerveza, una de las bebidas preferidas en la isla junto […] Continue reading