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14ymedio, Havana, 17 August 2017 — Three activists from the citizen platform #Otro18 (Another 2018*) were arrested Wednesday when they were on their way to deliver “some suggestions” to the National Electoral Commission in Havana, according the opponent Manuel Cuesta Morúa speaking to 14ymedio. Those detained are Lisbetty Darias González, Marthadela Tamayo and Juan Antonio … Continue reading "Three #Otro18 Activists Detained On Their Way To The Electoral Commission" Continue reading
Havana, August 18 (RHC)-- Cuban President Raul Castro sent a … injured, among them several Cuban citizens. The Cuban embassy in Spain and … the four Cubans injured in the terrorist action.  A fifth Cuban who … Continue reading

En momentos en que Venezuela se hunde en la crisis, muchas miradas se posan en el Gobierno cubano, acusado por la oposición venezolana de manejar los hilos de su pupilo y aliado político Nicolás Maduro, reporta la AFP.

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14ymedio, Havana, 5 August 2017 — Alarms have soared in the non-state sector after the independent magazine El Toque announced, on Friday, the authorities’ decision to close the Scenius cooperative, which specializes in economic, accounting and tax advice “We allegedly incurred a violation of our ‘Corporate Purpose’, but we disagree and we will appeal,” Alfonso Larrea Barroso, a … Continue reading "“We Will Defend Our Cooperative Through Administrative and Political Channels,” Says Cuban Firm, Scenius" Continue reading
Havana, August 16 (RHC-PL)-- Venezuelan … Maduro paid a visit to Cuba during which he honored National … Santiago de Cuba and was accompanied by President Raul Castro.  Cuban Foreign … Continue reading
HAVANA (Reuters) - Embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro traveled to Cuba on … wife Cilia Flores, accompanied by Cuban President Raul Castro, visiting the … restore democracy to the country. Cuba and Venezuela see themselves united … due to visit Cuba on Thursday, the Mexican and Cuban governments say … Continue reading

El presidente de Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, visitó este martes junto a su aliado Raúl Castro la tumba del fallecido Fidel Castro en el cementerio de Santa Ifigenia, en Santiago de Cuba, informó la prensa oficial de la Isla.

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Juan Juan Almeida, 3 August 2017 — The Cuban government is again relying on a proven strategy in an attempt to avoid surprises on October 22 when voters go to the polls to elect delegates to the various local and national legislative bodies, which will in turn be responsible for electing the president of the … Continue reading "Regime Strengthens Efforts to Avoid Surprises in Legislative Elections / Juan Juan Almeida" Continue reading
14ymedio, Mario Penton, Miami, 10 August 2017 – The Cuban population is aging at an inverse ratio to the investment required to support this share of the citizenry. Almost 20% of Cubans are over 60, and a recent government study sees aging as “the nation’s biggest demographic challenge.” Health spending fell from 11% of GDP … Continue reading "Cuba Spends Less on Healthcare Despite the Aging of the Population" Continue reading

Ulises Rosales del Toro, vicepresidente del Consejo de Ministros y representante del régimen castrista en la toma presidencial de Irán, celebró un intercambio con el presidente de la Asamblea Popular Suprema de Corea del Norte en el cual ofreció pleno apoyo al programa nuclear norcoreano.

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HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) -- The recent freezing by Cuban authorities of a large … this sector. In statement to Cuban television, first deputy labour and … concerns and debate among the Cuban people, particularly those self-employed and … the heels of statements by Cuban President Raul Castro at a … Continue reading

En marzo de 1981, a dos meses de instalarse Ronald Reagan en la Casa Blanca, el secretario de Estado, general Alexander Haig, le propuso invadir Cuba y acabar con el castrismo para ponerle fin a la guerra en El Salvador.

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El general Raúl Castro envió una carta a Nicolás Maduro en la que celebra los resultados de la elección e instalación de la Asamblea Nacional Constituyente "con inmenso júbilo revolucionario" y le traslada su disposición de mantenerse en "la primera fila de la solidaridad militante".

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… working at our embassy in Havana, Cuba ... reported some incidents which have … have." Later Wednesday, the Cuban government confirmed the report. It … this year in Havana. Relations between the US and Cuba were restored … president Barack Obama and his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro. But the … Continue reading
The recent freezing by Cuban authorities of the granting of … this sector. In statement to Cuban television, first deputy Labor and … the heels of statements by Cuban President Raul Castro at a … the salary of the average Cubans.   Continue reading

What happened to that affable and reform-minded Raúl Castro they once sold to the world? Some were surprised to realize that the product was shoddier than a Rolex made in North Korea.

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Circula por Internet una divertida parodia de Despacito, la exitosa canción de Luis Fonsi, ridículamente bailada por Raúl Castro, su hijo Alejandro, coronel formado en Moscú en las escuelas de inteligencia del KGB, y el nieto y guardaespaldas del general-presidente, Raúl Guillermo, apodado "El Cangrejo".

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¿Qué le sucedió a aquel Raúl Castro afable y reformista que vendieron en todo el mundo? Algunos se sorprendieron al descubrir que el producto era de peor calidad que un Rolex fabricado en Corea del Norte.

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Recientemente Cuba generó dos buenas noticias para su economía que, por estar relacionadas con EEUU, el régimen de La Habana ignoró una de ellas, y la otra la dio a conocer manipulada. La ignorada (en Cuba no se ha informado nada) fue que en 2016 las remesas de dinero desde EEUU a la Isla ascendieron a 3.444 millones de dólares, un récord histórico, según reveló la firma consultora Havana Consulting Group, de Miami.

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Havana, August 1 (RHC)-- Cuba's Ministry of Foreign … sabotage and international threats." Cuba denounced what it called … MINREX recalled the words of Cuban President Raul Castro on July … Power.  On that occasion, the Cuban president said: "The aggression … Continue reading
14ymedio, Marcelo Hernandez, Havana, 26 July 2017 – There were few surprise in Jose Ramon Machado Ventura’s speech this Wednesday during the ceremony for National Rebellion day in Pinar del Rio. The Cuban Communist Party number two reiterated that “the direction of the Revolution is laid out,” and denied that Cuba was participating in the … Continue reading "Machado Ventura Denies Cuba’s Mediation In The Venezuelan Conflict" Continue reading
Los Castro se dieron cuenta de que Cuba, para los gobernantes soviéticos, era en realidad un cero a la izquierda Continue reading
El último mandato de Raúl Castro es hasta 2018 pero... ¿y después? Continue reading
Ivan Garcia, 17 July 2017 — Hunched and wearing an oversized military uniform, helped by his grandson-cum-personal-bodyguard, Raul Castro rose from the beige leather armchair at the presidential desk and with the air of an exhausted old man, and went to the dais to give the closing speech of the conclave. He placed a folder … Continue reading "Raul Castro Now a Retiree-in-Waiting / Iván García" Continue reading

Durante las celebraciones por el 26 de Julio en Pinar del Río, en el discurso central, el segundo secretario del PCC, Machado Ventura, expresó que en Venezuela "se han incrementado las acciones injerencistas y desestabilizadoras contra el Gobierno […] de Nicolás Maduro, al que reiteramos nuestra invariable solidaridad. […] A la guerra no convencional […] se ha sumado recientemente la amenaza del Gobierno estadounidense de imponer sanciones económicas unilaterales […], el Secretario General de la OEA continúa su deleznable actuación al servicio del imperialismo”. 

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Havana, July 27 (RHC) – The Venezuelan government congratulated the people of Cuba … a congratulatory message to his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro on the … ties of friendship uniting the Cuban and the Saharawi peoples. In … , in downtown, to celebrate the Cuban revolutionary anniversary.  Other regions of … Continue reading

En Birán, la localidad de Cueto, Holguín, en la que nacieron los Castro, no hay punto WiFi ni sala pública de navegación por internet, y sus habitantes, en su mayoría agricultores, se preguntan por qué.

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… the growing crisis in Venezuela. Cuba is the main ally of … President Nicolas Maduro (R) welcomes Cuban President Raul Castro to the … Continue reading
… Communist Party of Cuba, congratulated on behalf of the Cuban President Raul Castro and the Party the Cuban people … of the people ". The Cuban VP highlighted the tourism boom … year, the lowest in Cuba, noted the former Cuban guerrilla commander. The … Continue reading

El segundo secretario del Partido Comunista, José Ramón Machado Ventura, advirtió este lunes que el "rumbo de la Revolución está trazado" y que para ello el régimen cuenta "con documentos programáticos que fijan la dirección y alcance" de los eventuales "cambios".

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14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar, Havana, 21 July 2017 — In recent weeks, the official media have spared no space to explain the details of the Cuban electoral system, which they call “the most democratic in the world.” However, the infographics, data and explanations published so far neglect details that “firmly maintain” the mechanisms to avoid surprises. Between … Continue reading "By Show of Hands" Continue reading

El relevo de Raúl Castro en la presidencia de Cuba en febrero será "un proceso natural", no "traumático", para el cual "ya estamos preparados", aseguró este lunes un dirigente, en el primer comentario oficial sobre el tema, reporta AFP.

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Havana, July 24 (RHC-MINREX)-- Cuban President Raul Castro presided over … swearing-in ceremony of 38 new Cuban ambassadors, appointed to fulfill their … the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro -- the … and peoples, they must defend Cuba and be examples of ideological … Continue reading
HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba has reassigned the woman who … .S. President Barack Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro, state media … ban future business with military-operated Cuban companies and tighten up on … States' top diplomat in Cuba, Jeffrey DeLaurentis, who often sat … Continue reading

La imagen pública de la apertura de relaciones entre Washington y La Habana, Josefina Vidal, dejó el cargo tras ser nombrada como nueva embajadora en Canadá, reportó la AP.

Vidal, quien fungía como directora del Departamento de Relaciones con EEUU de la Cancillería, fue juramentada para su nuevo cargo en una ceremonia presidida por el general Raúl Castro, según recogió la estatal Agencia Cubana de Noticias (ACN).

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Cuban officials say the public face … President Raul Castro, according to Cuban media. Officials said Vidal… rein to talk publicly about Cuba's relations with Washington … re-established two years ago. The Cuban government did not immediately say … Continue reading
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… historic handshake in 2013 with Cuban leader Raul Castro when they … Continue reading
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With only nine months before General Raúl Castro steps down as president of Cuba and hands over power to a new leader, almost everyone on the island, and throughout the world, is quite sure about who it will be: the current first vice-president of the Council of State and the Council of Ministers Miguel Díaz-Canel.

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El Gobierno de Raúl Castro envió al primer vicepresidente de los Consejos de Estado y de Ministros, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, al frente de la delegación cubana que asistirá al acto central por el aniversario 38 de la Revolución Sandinista, que tendrá lugar este miércoles, en Managua, Nicaragua.

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HAVANACuba’s president has lashed out … by then-President Barack Obama. State-run Cuban media quoted Castro as saying … 16 June. Surrounded by Cuban-American exiles and Cuban dissidents, Trump announced that … elections. The US embassy in Havana, re-opened by former President Barack … Continue reading
Havana, Cuba, Jul 17 (ACN) Cuban President Raul Castro received on Monday in Havana … of the delegation. On the Cuban side, was Foreign Minister Bruno … and other members of the Cuban delegation. Continue reading