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Daily Archives: November 10, 2016

El líder opositor Guillermo Fariñas se refirió a la victoria electoral de Donald Trump y se mostró esperanzado en un regreso a posiciones anteriores al deshielo de Barack Obama. El disidente también habló sobre el éxodo cubano y la situación de la oposición interna, alertando de la creciente militarización de la sociedad en la Isla durante una conferencia de prensa en la sede de la Fundación Nacional Cubanoamericana en Miami. … Click to Continue » Continue reading

Cerca de medio centenar de estudiantes venezolanos marcharon este jueves en Caracas para pedir a la mesa de diálogo entre el Gobierno y la oposición "resultados" y "soluciones", entre ellas la publicación de un cronograma electoral que incluya una votación para elegir al jefe del Estado en Venezuela, reportó EFE.

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La Procuraduría General de Venezuela presentó el miércoles ante el Tribunal Supremo de Justicia un recurso de amparo en contra de la Asamblea Nacional (AN, Parlamento) por sus recientes actuaciones que, asegura, se encuentran "al margen de la Constitución" del país, reportó EFE.

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(EFE).- Los ingresos aportados a Cuba por el turismo sumaron más de 1.200 millones de dólares en el primer semestre del año, lo que representa un crecimiento del 15 por ciento respecto al mismo periodo de 2015, informó hoy la Oficina Nacional de Estadística e Información (ONEI).

Las mayores aportaciones las registró el sector de la gastronomía, aunque decae en un 6,9 por ciento con respecto a igual periodo del ejercicio anterior.

También destacan en los ingresos áreas como la recreación con un crecimiento del 39,5 por ciento, así como los obtenidos por vía del alojamiento y el transporte, que también aumentaron sus recaudaciones, indica el informe de la ONEI elaborado con los datos de las entidades estatales adscritas al Ministerio de Turismo.

Al cierre del primer semestre del presente año habían visitado Cuba 2.147.600 turistas, lo que representa un crecimiento del 11,7% con respecto a similar periodo del año pasado.

Canadá se mantiene como el líder entre los países de mayor flujo de turistas a la isla, aunque con una reducción de sus envíos de un 3,3 %.

[[QUOTE:De acuerdo con la ONEI, en 2015 el turismo aportó ingresos a Cuba por 2.800 millones de dólares, el sector más dinámico de la economía cubana y la segunda fuente de ingresos del país detrás de la venta de servicios profesionales al exterior]]A ese mercado le siguen, por orden, la comunidad cubana en el exterior y Estados Unidos, que muestran un 79,7 % de crecimiento, pese a que los ciudadanos estadounidenses no pueden visitar Cuba como turistas por las restricciones del embargo económico que aplica el Gobierno de Washington al país caribeño.

No obstante, los estadounidenses pueden viajar a la mayor de las Antillas al amparo de las 12 licencias generales que en los últimos tiempo ha aprobado la administración del presidente Barack Obama.

En el registro de visitantes también destacan los procedentes de Alemania, Francia, Italia, Reino Unido, México, Argentina y España, todos con incrementos en los envíos, principalmente en ese último país con un 59,9 %.

De acuerdo con la ONEI, en 2015 el turismo aportó ingresos a Cuba por 2.800 millones de dólares, el sector más dinámico de la economía cubana y la segunda fuente de ingresos del país detrás de la venta de servicios profesionales al exterior.

Cuba alcanzó a principios de octubre pasado la cifra de tres millones de turistas extranjeros recibidos de los 3,7 millones de visitantes que calculan las autoridades del sector para 2016.

Ante el crecimiento de las visitas a la isla, está previsto que se edifiquen 108.000 nuevas habitaciones hasta el año 2030, 30.000 de ellas con participación de capital foráneo.

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La compañía estadounidense Delta Airlines iniciará el 1 de diciembre vuelos diarios sin escala a la capital cubana, por primera vez en casi 55 años, confirmó este jueves un directivo de la compañía.

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La mayoría de los disidentes cubanos buscan irse del país, lo cual es aprovechado por la Securidad del Estado para estimular el éxodo y diezmar a la oposicion interna, según … Click to Continue » Continue reading

El exatleta Alberto Juantorena sostuvo un encuentro con el presidente de Bolivia, Evo Morales, a quien ofreció la ayuda del Gobierno de Cuba en el terreno deportivo, informó este jueves la oficial Prensa Latina.

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El opositor cubano Guillermo Fariñas se mostró hoy convencido de que el futuro inquilino de la Casa Blanca, el republicano Donald Trump, “revertirá” varias medidas relativas a Cuba del actual … Click to Continue » Continue reading
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El presidente electo de Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, aseguró este jueves que está "impaciente" por trabajar con el mandatario del país, Barack Obama, a quien describió como un "hombre muy bueno", al que no dudará en acudir para recibir consejo durante su Presidencia, tras reunirse con él en la Casa Blanca, reportó EFE.

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La hija del presidente de Angola, Isabel dos Santos, se ha defendido públicamente tras la polémica surgida por su nombramiento al frente de la petrolera estatal Sonangol, después de que el Tribunal Supremo haya pedido explicaciones al mandatario por esta designación, reportó EFE.

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Una joven fue además hospitalizada de gravedad

En residencias estudiantiles, cuarteles del servicio militar, cárceles y otros espacios donde conviven, muchos jóvenes cubanos oyen hablar y se colocan la llamada "perla", una pequeña bola de acrílico que se introduce en el pene mediante una microcirugía casera.

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A partir del martes 8 de noviembre una nueva etapa se abre para Estados Unidos y para el resto de las naciones del planeta, mientras que para Cuba concluye un … Click to Continue » Continue reading
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Un grupo de siete cubanos, seis hombres y una mujer, desembarcaron en Islas Caimán el pasado fin de semana, después de que la embarcación en la que viajaban quedara sin combustible y el mal tiempo los empujara fuera de su curso, según informaron autoridades migratorias.

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(EFE).- La hija del presidente de Angola, Isabel dos Santos, se ha defendido públicamente tras la polémica surgida por su nombramiento al frente de la petrolera estatal Sonangol, después de que el Tribunal Supremo haya pedido explicaciones al mandatario por esta designación.

"Mi currículum habla por sí mismo. Este intento sin fundamento de cuestionar mi nombramiento es esencialmente una conspiración del manejo político preelectoral", dijo Isabel dos Santos en declaraciones recogidas este jueves por los medios locales.

La hija del mandatario, considerada la mujer más rica de África, se defendió públicamente después de que el Tribunal Supremo exigiera a finales de octubre a su padre, José Eduardo dos Santos, pronunciarse sobre esta designación que algunos jueces han calificado de ilegal.

Pese a que el Supremo le proporcionó ocho días para que diera explicaciones sobre el nombramiento, el plazo ha expirado sin que el presidente angoleño se haya pronunciado.

Ante las críticas, la empresaria insistió en que su prioridad es "concentrarse en el reto de la reestructuración de Sonangol y su continuidad como empresa líder y pilar estratégico de la economía angoleña".

[[QUOTE:"Mi currículum habla por sí mismo. Este intento sin fundamento de cuestionar mi nombramiento es esencialmente una conspiración del manejo político preelectoral", dijo]]"Lamento y repudio los intentos de desestabilización que se han llevado a cabo, en particular con ataques difamatorios sobre mi vida privada", añadió.

Isabel dos Santos fue nombrada por su padre como presidenta del Consejo de Administración de Sonangol, responsable de los combustibles de Angola y principal accionista del Banco Comercial Portugués (BCP), la mayor entidad privada de Portugal.

Este nombramiento dio lugar a que se especulara sobre si podría designar también a su hija como candidata para el comité central del del partido gobernante, el Movimiento Popular de Liberación de Angola (MPLA), y preparar así el camino para que sea su sustituta cuando deje el poder.

Recientemente Dos Santos anunció que dejaría "la actividad política activa" en 2018, cuando ya habrá pasado 39 años en el poder, pero no aclaró qué pasará con las elecciones previstas para el próximo año.

Finalmente el nombre de Isabel dos Santos quedó fuera de la lista de candidatos del MPLA, aunque el mandatario sí incluyó a otros dos de hijos.

El presidente, de 74 años, gobierna Angola desde 1979 y ha sido ampliamente criticado por los abusos de los derechos humanos cometidos con activistas y opositores políticos.

Angola es el segundo mayor productor de petróleo de África, pero la mitad de la población vive con menos de dos euros al día.

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Amnistía Internacional (AI) consideró "muy preocupante" la elección del candidato chino, Meng Hongwei, como presidente de la Organización Internacional de Policía Criminal (Interpol), ya que asegura que Pekín ha utilizado al organismo "para emitir órdenes de detención contra activistas de derechos humanos", reporta EFE.

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The Informal Market Compensates for the Lack of Medicines / 14ymedio,
Zunilda Mata

14ymedio, Zunilda Mata, Havana, 7 November 2016 – "There is no headache
that can resist this Bayer aspirin," says Vicky, a seller of imported
medicines who offers vitamins, sedatives, flu remedies and ointments.
The shortages in state pharmacies fuel illegal trade in medicines in
Cuba, many of them brought from abroad.

Vicky has been "in this arena" for three years, according to what she
tells 14ymedio at her house in Old Havana, which she has repaired and
furnished thanks to the medicine business. She says she has regular
customers whom she keeps supplied with "antacid pills, multi-vitamins
and flu remedies."

Customs regulations in force since 2014 permit the import of up to ten
kilos of medications duty-free into the country. It is only required
that they come in "luggage separate and independent from other articles"
and that they keep "their original packaging."

"Do you know how much Alka-Seltzer fits in ten kilos?" Vicky jokes about
the commercial brand of effervescent antacid that is recovering its
popularity among Cubans after decades of absence. "There are many needs,
and this is a business that never loses," she explains.

"I have several contacts who travel to Miami and Panama to supply me,"
says Carlos Manuel, another medication seller, more focused on the
Island's central market. "Many are accustomed to US brands, so I try not
to change my suppliers," he adds.

"In the countryside people have a tough time getting many of these
things," says the seller, who explains that some customers do not pay
him with money but with agricultural products. Carlos Manuel, in fact,
already has "agreed to a pig at the end of the year" in exchange for "a
nebulizer and a digital blood pressure monitor" ordered by a sixtyish
farmer.

Cuba produces some 531 medications, of which 322 go to the
pharmaceutical network and the rest to hospital centers, according to
data from the Ministry of Public Health. The state subsidizes the sale
in dispensaries and regulates the quantities that each consumer can buy,
even for non-prescription medicines.

The pharmaceutical industry is going through a difficult period with the
lack of liquidity that the country is experiencing. Managers of the
state company BioCubafarma explained to the official media last October
that the medication deficit is due to decreased availability of raw
materials, a result of defaults by foreign suppliers.

"Those that sell fastest are acetaminophen and ibuprofen plus vitamin E,
triple antibiotic creams and Scott's Emulsion," says Carlos Manuel about
his alternative offerings. "There is much demand for medications by
older people," he says.

With a very low birth rate, high life expectancy and increasing
emigration by the young, Cuba is on track to become the ninth oldest
nation in the world in 2050 and the oldest in Latin America. Currently
the elderly exceed 20% of the country's 11.1 million residents.

"There are more requests for circulation problems, knees guards, canes,
bedsore creams and disposable adult diapers." However, the seller says
that still "the medications for chronic illnesses have to be gotten here
through the black market, because out there it is very difficult to buy
without a medical prescription."

In that latter category are third generation antibiotics and many of the
drugs for heart disease. But also the aerosol Salbutamol for asthmatics
and doses of Enalapril for arterial hypertension are scarce in the state
networks and are more complicated to acquire abroad.

The imports are products with flashy labels, bottles that often promise
a number of pills "free" and with variations for all tastes. "I have the
same medicine in pill form but also in gum and syrup," adds Vicky.

A bottle of 30 children's animal-shaped, soft vitamins costs in his
"private dispensary" some five convertible pesos, a fourth of the
average monthly salary. A nasal decongestion spray costs twice as much,
the same as a cream for combating nail fungus.

"Among my clients some spend up to 30 CUC per month on medicines, above
all those who have young children or the physically impaired in their
care," the woman says.

The medicines distributed in the pharmacy network throughout the country
mostly come in unattractive boxes, in the traditional blister packs or
white plastic packages; there is no variety even if by chance there is a
medicine for each illness. "It is not the same; although they may be
good medicines they look outdated, old," reflects Vicky.

"Everything that I have is quality, without adulteration," the
saleswoman promises a customer who has come to her house in search of a
bottle of Omega 3 and other products. "It does not matter if you don't
have pain or corns, it is always better to invest in health," she takes
the opportunity do some advertising.

Translated by Mary Lou Keel

Source: The Informal Market Compensates for the Lack of Medicines /
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Opponents of the Cuban Regime React to the Election of Trump / Cubanet,
Ernesto Perez Chang

Cubanet, Ernesto Perez Chang, Havana, 9 November 2016 – The elections in
the United States, with the victory of the Republican Donald Trump and
the defeat of the Democrat Hillary Clinton, contrary to the predictions
of most polls, has captured the attention of the world's public opinion
in recent hours due to the decisive nature of United States policy in
the international arena.

The normalization of relations between the governments of Cuba and the
United States and the diverse opinions generated by the lengthy
diplomatic process and packages of measures aimed at easing the embargo,
implemented by current US president Barack Obama, have given rise to a
broad spectrum of opinions within Cuban civil society, such that some of
the main opposition leaders on the island have expressed their views to
CubaNet to the election results announced at dawn on Wednesday.

Antonio Rodiles, coordinator of Estado de Sats (State of Sats) and
organizer of the We All March campaign, says: "We expect consistency of
those who, within Cuba, maintained a policy against Trump and were
confident in Hillary's victory. (…) Maybe difficult times will come for
the process of normalization of relations with Cuba and the continuity
of Obama's program. We expect another direction in the dialogue and a
president who places the issue of respect for human rights and freedom
of expression as a priority, a determinant, at any negotiating table."

Jose Daniel Ferrer, a member of the Patriotic Union of Cuba, UNPACU,
argues that the electoral decision does not mean negative effects on the
relations between the two countries: "I do not think the difference is
notable. The American people have chosen. The new president will do what
suits the citizens of the United States and, as he should, prioritize
the interests of his nation (…). The candidate the people believed to be
better has won (…). (Regarding Cuba) common sense in the process of
normalization of relations will prevail and we expect a strong hand with
the dictatorship because (Cuba) is a regime contrary to the interests
US, it is a regime that no American candidate would never agree to in
the style of Venezuela or China. (…) We expect better relations with the
new government."

The regime opponent Martha Beatriz Roque said: "It seems that the
American people have passed the bill to the Democratic Party. Many
people are concerned about the ways in which Trump has expressed himself
during his campaign, but I think that concern should be minimized
because surely the Republican Party will take control of the
situation. (…) With regards to his impact on the Cuba issue I think
there are measures taken by Obama that are irreversible. Especially
because America is a democracy, not like Cuba, which is governed by a
totalitarian. It will not be easy to give a twist to relations with the
island. However, I think this gentleman will be educated by his advisers
enough to not make the mistakes of the previous president."

Eliecer Avila, activist with the movement Somos+ (We Are More),
confessed to not having had a previous position in favor or against any
candidate, although he said about his expectations: "I didn't support
either of them one hundred percent. In Hillary Clinton I saw very
positive support for Obama's policy (toward Cuba). (…) Donald Trump has
shown some strong positions but I do not think that will change the
policy of his predecessor but, apparently, will negotiate from other
positions."

The lawyer Laritza Diversent , founder of Cubalex, believes that the
elections were a reflection of the opinion of the American people and
believes that Cuba will occupy an important place in the policy of
President-elect: "The process of normalization of relations between the
United States and Cuba is irreversible. (…) There is a responsibility to
the legacy of Obama. The United States, with its current policy, is
leading positive changes. Many challenges are imposed on the new
president. We should also consider the views of the US Congress and
other powers in that nation."

Berta Soler, leader of the Ladies in White, believes it is too early to
make predictions about the directions Trump will take regarding policies
on Cuba: "We have to wait. I have never preferred one or the other
because there is a reality: it is not about the Cuban President but
about the President of the United States. Someday I want Cuba to be able
to elect a president in a way similar way to that in the United
States. (…) We don't know about Trump, we have to wait. There may be
changes but I do not know, I'd rather wait. "

The election of the 45th President of the United States has not only
launched numerous questions in the world's most important economic
sectors. For Cuba, undergoing a process of rapprochement with the United
States that could help find a solution to economic stagnation, for the
government, or a way for democratization, for civil society, the
policies toward the island that will be decisive in the immediate future
will be designed by Trump.

Source: Opponents of the Cuban Regime React to the Election of Trump /
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The Portfolio Of The Arrogant Beggar / 14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar

14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar, Havana, 7 November 2016 – The appearance of
unusual proposals such as ostrich farming, the production of quail eggs,
or the tanning of exotic hides, along with the timid introduction of a
banking sector, are some of the most significant novelties in the
Portfolio of Opportunities for Foreign Investment launched during the
recently concluded International Fair of Havana.

The illusions generated in 2014, with Cuba's new openness to foreign
capital, have lost strength along the way. The third edition of the
portfolio targeted to international business is evidence of this
disengagement. The document repeats proposals that didn't find any
takers and adds timid offerings that have yet to overcome mistrust.

Investors have not "fallen all over themselves" before the pieces of
Cuban cake. In part, because there is no easing of the concerns about
the dual monetary system, but, fundamentally, because there is no easing
in the short term to make the country an attractive and secure place to
set up a business.

The current Portfolio offers 395 projects distributed in 14 areas of the
economy. Compared with the previous year, it presents two more sectors:
sugar and hydraulics. In all, there are 69 additional options from 2015,
and some 149 more than in the document published two years ago.

However, as often happens, the numbers don't tell us everything in this
case. Only three sectors, sugar, food production and tourism, are
responsible for the "new opportunities," while construction, industry
and mining show a decline.

In the area of health, the three projects from the previous year remain
almost unchanged, with the difference that the investment for the
International Sports Medicine Clinic is no longer estimated at 11
million dollars but at 18.3 million. The reason for the cost increase
is not clear.

Something similar happens with the creation of audiovisuals, which
appeared in the portfolio for the first time in 2015. Among the
offerings still included, which no one seemed to take up, are projects
for a national cable television system, an initiative to improve
teaching in computer science and audiovisual media, along with the
creation of a forum for the production of high definition materials.

The portfolio is not, as many believe, an inventory of what is up for
auction on the island, but a list of what has fallen to pieces or that
will fail to exist if it doesn't receive, quickly, the fresh air of
foreign capital. Its pages describe the nation's economic holes and the
amounts fixed, along with the conditions imposed, which resound as the
request of an arrogant and disturbed beggar.

The Mariel Special Development Zone (ZEDM), where only last week the
"first stones" of two industries were laid, maintained its privileged
position at the beginning of the document. Some of the projects of that
economic enclave are repeats of the offerings from two years ago,
without the wave of enthusiasm initially predicted for the desolate site.

The longed-for "plant with clean technology for the assembly and
production of a minimum level of light vehicles," is back on stage,
although this time the offer differs from the two previous editions,
when it was offered as a joint-venture project. Now the government has
chosen to give way and accept that it would be established as an
enterprise with wholly foreign capital.

The same change has happened to the project for a plant "with clean and
leading edge" technology for producing dinnerware, glasses and cups for
the hotel industry. Currently these products are almost entirely
imported and supply instabilities plague the tourist sector.

The stagnation in the ZEDM has also affected the mythical plant for
glass containers for beverages, medicines and preserved food, with a
cost of 70 million dollars. The operation of this industry depends on
everything from the production of pharmaceuticals to the manufacture of
soft drinks, beer and compotes for children.

In the rest of the country other projects are repeated year after year,
among them a proposal for the technological modernization of a slaughter
line for 3,000 chickens per hour, as a joint venture; one for rice
production in the province of Artemisa; and others for peanut and coffee
processing.

Sugar, which broke into the pages of the portfolio in 2014 with the
proposal to improve corporate governance in four sugar mills, just
reappeared a year later through an overview from the state sugar company
Azcuba. After the successive failures of past harvests, it is now
proposing the added processing of cane derivatives.

The telecommunications, information technology and communications sector
hovers in the portfolio, but without detailing specific projects. The
only information that is presented is that "it excludes the form of
wholly foreign-owned enterprises in this sector," a way of maintaining
state control over the transfer of information.

In the last pages of the punctilious document the banking and financial
sector is mentioned for the first time, but only to present the
facilities investors can count on. The text warns, however, that
"investment in the capital of 100 percent Cuban financial institutions
is excluded, along with the establishment of branches of foreign banks."

The new portfolio opens an era of expectations. Optimists are confident
that the tinkered-with projects will generate some enthusiasm among
investors, but they forget that no gesture is made more cautiously than
putting one's hand in one's pocket. There is no one more difficult to
trust with one's capital than those who have disdained wealth and
systematically assaulted the patrimony of foreign owners.

Source: The Portfolio Of The Arrogant Beggar / 14ymedio, Reinaldo
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Of Foreign Investment and Half-Closed Banks / 14ymedio

14ymedio, Havana, 5 November 2106 – Cuts in energy consumption are
affecting the entire country. In schools, hospitals, industries and
ministerial offices the monthly quota of kilowatts has been reduced. To
accommodate the narrow plans, many of these entities must reduce
electric lighting, turn off air conditioning systems and reduce working
hours. Banks do not escape this situation.

In the midst of the International Fair of Havana (FIHAV), and as the
authorities are promoting to foreign investors that the banking system
is prepared to efficiently manage their funds, not even in the
International Financial Bank has been able to avoid the restrictions
imposed by the fall in crude oil imports from Venezuela.

Now, along with delays in processing of paperwork and chronic problems
with the connections between branches, there is the additional problem
of reducing the opening hours of these offices. The situation further
complicated any operation that involves changing, saving or withdrawing
money from the island's banks.

Source: Of Foreign Investment and Half-Closed Banks / 14ymedio –
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Siete cubanos desembarcaron en Gran Cayman Martinoticias.com Se trata de seis hombres y una mujer que declararon que las malas condiciones del tiempo los desviaron de su rumbo. El Departamento de Immigración de Gran Cayman reportó el martes el desembarco de siete cubanos cuya embarcación quedó sin combustible. Se trata de seis hombres y una […] Continue reading
Cuba duplica en dos años contratos de gestión hotelera a firmas extranjeras Rolando Cartaya Dinámica de la parrticipación extranjera en ese floreciente sector controlado por los militares cubanos contrasta con lentitud en otros. Desde la puesta en vigor de la Ley 118 de Inversión Extranjera, en 2014, Cuba ha aprobado 40 contratos de administración y […] Continue reading
Brasil valora reducir número de cubanos en el programa “Más Médicos” noviembre 09, 2016 Agencias “La intención es reducir el número de médicos cubanos de los actuales 11.400 a 7.400 en un plazo de tres años”, explicó en rueda de prensa el ministro de Salud, Ricardo Barros. El Ministerio de Salud de Brasil anunció el […] Continue reading
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Patria o muerte ALEJANDRO RÍOS No deja de ser un riesgo para los realizadores de un documental titularlo con el lema que ha taladrado el cerebro a los fatigados cubanos de la isla durante más de medio siglo. A los pocos minutos de haber comenzado, sin embargo, el espectador entiende que aquel desastre ostenta cierto […] Continue reading

La Policía boliviana detuvo a un ciudadano cubano y una mujer boliviana en la ciudad de Santa Cruz (este) por el secuestro de cuatro personas de nacionalidad cubana a quienes supuestamente estafaron con promesas de trabajo en Estados Unidos, informaron este miércoles fuentes policiales, reporta EFE.

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Maniobras militares y políticas en Cuba Castro demuestra que está dispuesto a regresar a las barricadas ideológicas si EEUU suspende la distensión OtrosConéctateConéctateImprimir JUAN JESÚS AZNAREZ 10 NOV 2016 – 13:50 CET Dispuesto a retomar el diálogo, Raúl Castro felicitó a Donald Trump, pero las maniobras militares anunciadas por Cuba poco después de que ganara […] Continue reading
¿Se paralizan las inversiones en Cuba? La economía cubana está estancada y los capitales extranjeros no fluyen mucho. La cautela y la falta de financiación son dos de los grandes obstáculos para las empresas alemanas. La apertura de la economía cubana, con la creación de una zona especial de desarrollo a las puertas de La […] Continue reading
¿El presidente que traerá la democracia a Cuba? Una buena parte de los opositores cubanos están jubilosos por la victoria electoral de Donald Trump Jueves, noviembre 10, 2016 | Luis Cino Álvarez LA HABANA, Cuba.- Muy poco faltó hoy para que me insultaran: me atreví a decir delante de un grupo de opositores que me […] Continue reading