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Beijing, September 4 (RHC)-- China has announced the offering of 60 billion U.S. dollars in financial support and a debt write-off to impoverished African nations. "China will extend 60 billion in financing to Africa in the form of government … Continue reading
… forced Moscow to stop providing Havana with large amounts of oil … of some $30 billion in Cuban debt. The two nations signed … Havana on the eve of the beginning of reconciliation talks between Cuba … in subsequent years. Moscow and Havana grew so close that in … Continue reading adds “Global Debt Settlement Market Size, Status and Forecast 2018-2025” new reports to its research database. PUNE, INDIA, August 29, 2018 /⁨⁩/ -- adds “Global Debt Settlement Market … Continue reading adds “Global Debt Settlement Market Size, Status and Forecast 2018-2025” new reports to its research database. PUNE, INDIA, August 29, 2018 /⁨⁩/ -- adds “Global Debt Settlement Market … Continue reading
Conservative: Ex-Spy Chiefs Doing Permanent Damage Even when it gets things wrong (and it does), “the underlying ethos” of the US intelligence rank and file” has always been apolitical,” contends former CIA analyst Buck Sexton at The Hill. Yet former CIA Directors John Brennan and Michael Hayden, along with former DNI James Clapper and former... Continue reading
Ha contratado al abogado que ganó un caso de deuda contra Argentina Continue reading
Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel promptly dismissed such a notion. “[Former Cuban … brother Fidel Castro, the former Cuban president who craved the world … founder and head of the Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces, Raul Castroâ … reduced to a drip, and Cuba remains knee-deep in debt. Diaz-Canel … Continue reading
… wrote off Cuba’s official debt to Vietnam. The Cuban media gave … of Havana that was open to the public and hosted by Cuba … the Cuba media mentioned the remarks about economic reform. The Cuban Communist … economic reform within the Cuban Communist Party? As Cuba inaugurates a new … Continue reading
… stash some cash, right, Mark Cuban? Not so much. “I hate … ounce of hot sauce.” Instead, Cuban says retail investors should get … day (see below) shows that Cuban isn’t the only one … . Overall, paying down debt — like Cuban advised above — is the most … Continue reading
… stash some cash, right, Mark Cuban? Not so much. “I hate … ounce of hot sauce.” Instead, Cuban says retail investors should get … day (see below) shows that Cuban isn’t the only one … . Overall, paying down debt — like Cuban advised above — is the most … Continue reading
… the war on terrorism,” the Cuban-American news outlet Martí Noticias reports … brought up the possibility of Cuban investment in the Iraqi economy … , who traveled to Cuba for a medical procedure. Cuba condemned the execution … , Ecuador, and Venezuela, thanks to Cuban communist diplomacy. Tehran’s grip … Continue reading
… , Ibrahim Al-Jaafari, has called on Cuba to cooperate in tackling its … . Al-Jaafari received the new non-resident Cuban Ambassador and raised the issue … in the country, from which Cuban companies can benefit while contributing … cultural cooperation between Baghdad and Havana. Ambassador Vega stressed his country … Continue reading
14ymedio, Havana, 6 March 2108– Cuban state companies intending to import goods valued at more than $100,000 must obtain a letter of credit from the Central Bank, “at a time when the country is struggling with a liquidity crisis and growing debt,” Reuters reported on Tuesday. According to Central Bank Resolution 19/2018, which came into effect this … Continue reading "Cuban Government Establishes New Restrictions on Imports of State-Owned Companies" Continue reading
HAVANA, March 6 (Reuters) - Cuba has imposed new restrictions on … “the foreign debt continues growing.” Cuba’s government frequently regulates demand … state companies beginning in 2016. Cuban exports of goods and services … said. Pavel Vidal, a former Cuban central bank monetary specialist, said … Continue reading
Ivan Garcia, 21 February 2018 — Political honesty is worth its weight in gold. That is why history values those words of Winston Churchill, probably the most influential British and European statesman, when on May 13, 1940, in his first speech as Prime Minister before the House of Commons, he uttered a phrase which was attributed to … Continue reading "Will It Take Blood Toil Tears and Sweat to Emerge From the Olive Green Disaster? / Iván García" Continue reading
Juan Juan Almeida, 23 February 2018 — The well-known plastic artist Alexis Leyva Machado, known as Kcho, an emblematic figure of official cultural, was transferred from the house where he was receiving treatment to fight a severe drug addiction to a holding center to legally prosecute him for being involved in various criminal actions. With the … Continue reading "Kcho in the Hands of Raul Castro / Juan Juan Almeida" Continue reading
14ymedio, (with information from agencies), Havana, 13 February 2018 — The London Club, a powerful group that offers commercial credit to Cuba, offered the Government of Raul Castro “significant debt relief,” according to the Club’s coordinator Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal, speaking to Reuters. The London Club represents three investment funds (Stancroft Trust, Adelante Exotic and CRF) and a commercial bank to … Continue reading "London Club Offers Cuba "Significant Debt Relief"" Continue reading
… a proposal sent to cash-strapped Havana in late January, according to … even more generous to the Cubans." Under the 2015 deal … structured over 18 years, and Havana paid the first two installments … sectors like manufacturing and agriculture. Cuba does not publish up-to-date information … Continue reading
La isla continúa excluida de los mercados internacionales Continue reading
Puerto Rico was devastated by Hurricane Maria in September last year (Photo: AP) San Juan, January 29 (RHC)-- Puerto Rico says after the island was hit by the devastating Hurricane Maria in September last year, it will not pay any of its debt service … Continue reading
14ymedio, Havana, 18 January 2018 — Ordinary Cubans are helping the Colon Free Zone (CFZ) to make up for the decline in purchases from Venezuela, whose profound economic crisis is having a strong negative impact on the largest free zone in the world, located on Panama’s Atlantic coast. According to the CFZ’s manager, Manuel Grimaldo, … Continue reading "More Than 15,000 Cubans Spend 100 Million Dollars a Year in the Colon Free Zone" Continue reading
Cubaeconomí, Elias Amor Bravo, 5 January 2018 – The Castro regime, in its urgent need to find external financing for the economy, has developed a strategy of approaching the European Union that has come to an end, at least for the moment, with the recent visit of Federica Mogherini to Havana. The agreement is a vague … Continue reading "Mogherini’s Real Interest in Havana" Continue reading
Ivan Garcia, 9 January 2017 — Jumping from a conversation about football one about Cuban domestic politics is not exactly an exercise in rational balance. That is why Eduardo, a veterinarian in a cooperative outside Havana, responded with a prolonged silence when the street debate took an unexpected turn. The group was chatting in a corner in … Continue reading "Raul Castro Postpones His Retirement / Iván García" Continue reading
… , 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Telco Cuba, Inc. / Amgentech Holdings, Inc … uncertainty in the country of Cuba has caused the company to … may provide an inroad into Cuba.  Lastly, the company has terminated … its corporate name from Telco Cuba, Inc. to Amgentech Holdings, Inc … Continue reading
Ivan Garcia, 2 January 2018 — When the old Soviet-era truck was parked in front of a pharmacy in Havana’s La Víbora neighborhood, a line of more than thirty people soon formed to acquire some of the medicines unloaded. Nearby, at the entrance of a produce market, dozens of retirees and housewives waited to buy tomatoes. In the … Continue reading "Cuba 2017: Waiting for a Miracle / Iván García" Continue reading
14ymedio, Mario Penton, Miami, 19 December 2017 — It was December 2007 when Hugo Chávez, in the company of Raúl Castro and a dozen Caribbean leaders, celebrated the PetroCaribe summit in Cienfuegos. For this city of 200,000 that Fidel Castro wanted to turn into the industrial heart of the country, the reactivation of the Camilo Cienfuegos refinery, … Continue reading "Cienfeugos Refinery Needs 5 Billion Dollar Upgrade" Continue reading
EFE / via 14ymedio, Havana, 21 December 2017 — The president of Cuba, Raúl Castro, confirmed on Thursday that he will leave office on April 21, after the Cuban Parliament extended his current mandate until that date, a mandate which was due to end on February 24. “When the National Assembly is constituted I will … Continue reading "Raul Castro Confirms He Will Leave the Presidency and Urges Elimination of Dual Currency" Continue reading
Iván García, 20 November 2017 — While Robert Gabriel Mugabe, the oldest dictator in the world at age 93, was giving a televised statement from Harare, surrounded by soldiers and elegantly-dressed officials, many miles away from Zimbabwe, Edna, a history professor at a pre-university, was washing clothes in Havana, in an anachronistic Aurika from the … Continue reading "The Crisis in Zimbabwe is Barely Mentioned in the Cuban Media / Iván García" Continue reading
Regina Coyula, 25 April 2017 — I had thought of writing about the first impressions that Bogota has left me, impressions deepened by the contrast of a people so warm that they do not seem to carry the burden of six decades of violence. I had thought of writing about a city dominated by churches … Continue reading "A Debt to Bogota / Regina Coyula" Continue reading
Caracas, November 15 (RHC)-- In Venezuela, the Presidential Commission to renegotiate the terms of the foreign debt of Venezuela and the state oil company Pdvsa held on Monday their first meeting with bondholders and creditors, with the aim of initiating … Continue reading
14ymedio, Marcelo Hernandez, Havana, 7 November 2017 — “Sometimes I dream that I’ve returned to Moscow but the contours of the buildings look blurry,” confesses Valentina Rodriguez, 72. She married a Cuban who studied at a university in Moscow in the ‘80s and who lived for many years in Havana until she emigrated to the … Continue reading "The Traces of Russia in Cuba: ‘Bolos’, Kamaz, ‘Polovinos’" Continue reading
CUBA STANDARD — The same day President Donald Trump was thanking the Communist leaders of China for a “beautiful welcome” in Beijing, his administration published tightened Cuba sanctions that prohibit any business with 180 armed forces-controlled entities (See list page 9) and greatly reduce individual travel. The amendments to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations (CACR) […] Continue reading
Caracas, November 4 (RHC)-- The Venezuelan government will refinance and restructure the country's foreign debt in order to overcome the "blockade and foreign persecution," and to continue its social programs, said Venezuelan President … Continue reading
14ymedio, Zunilda Mata, Havana, 3 November 2017 – Italian diapers and Caterpillar tractors have been the stars of the 2017 Havana International Fair (Fihav), which brings together more than 3,000 entrepreneurs from 63 countries, including the United States, this Friday. Both products will have a presence on the island if conditions agreed with the manufacturers … Continue reading "Diapers and Tractors Connect With Real Needs at the Havana Fair" Continue reading
By Marc Frank HAVANA, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Cuba paid the second … seen as a step toward Cuba rejoining the international financial community … sanctions on development assistance to Cuba. European diplomats have said they … with knowledge of the negotiations. Cuba does not publish up-to-date information … Continue reading
14ymedio, Mario Penton, Miami, 12 October 2017 — Russia is again aiding Cuba and, as with the Soviet Union in the 1970s and 1980s, the aid comes in the form of oil. Moscow is trying to compensate for the collapse of Venezuelan shipments, but part of the bill comes from Caracas, says Jorge Piñón, director of … Continue reading "Venezuela Finances Russian Oil Coming To Cuba" Continue reading
… ravished island. More than 750 Cuban physicians have been dispatched to … will maintain daily communication with Havana in order to stay informed … Medical Cooperation. She noted that Cuba has sent medical brigades to … . Pardo emphasised that in Barbuda, Cuba’s 43 physicians weathered the … Continue reading
CUBA STANDARD — Scraping along most of Cuba’s northern coastline during 72 hours, Hurricane Irma claimed at least 10 lives and caused major damage to much of the island, knocking out the entire national power grid and devastating the tourism infrastructure in the northern keys. Loss of life is an unusual occurrence in Cuba, which prides itself of world-class hurricane preparation and response. However, this Category-5 storm […] Continue reading
Editor's note: The following column originally appeared in The Resurgent. Let’s be honest here. The Republicans in Congress were always going to find some deal with the Democrats. They were always going to find a way to surrender ultimately. What … Continue reading
… pure classic Donald Trump," Cuban said. "I thought it … months for the debt ceiling. Cuban, often critical of Trump, has … Public Policy Polling found that Cuban, presumed in the poll to … ;These are always entertaining," Cuban told Business Insider in an … Continue reading
Billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban applauded President Trump for making … thought it was really smart,” Cuban told the FOX Business Network … playing partisan politics,” he said. Cuban also weighed in on President … Continue reading
14ymedio, Miriam Celaya, Havana, 6 August 2017 – Only half a year before the announced general-president Raúl Castro’s departure from his duties as President of Cuba, it is still not known with certainty who his successor will be. It is undeniable is that whoever the Power choses to give continuity to the failed socio-political and economic … Continue reading "The Enigmas of Successions" Continue reading
14ymedio, Mario Penton, Miami, 4 August 2017 – “It doesn’t matter when, all we get are feathers,” complains the father of a family, disgusted on finding no kind of meat other than chicken in the Hard Currency Collection Stores (TRD), the state chain that sells only in Cuban Convertible Pesos (CUC). Since the beginning of … Continue reading "Cuba Has No Plan B To Make Up For The Loss Of Venezuela" Continue reading
14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez, 4 August 2017 – Each ruler leaves his imprint. More than a decade ago Fidel Castro relinquished power and his brother promised continuity; but he dismantled the boarding high schools in the countryside, the army of social workers and the open anti-imperialist rallies. This coming February, Miguel Diaz-Canel could assume the presidency … Continue reading "Miguel Diaz-Canel, A Future Lenin Moreno?" Continue reading
… Venezuelan debt, as well as Cuba, Bolivia and Nicaragua. Diving currency … Continue reading