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Set Fire To Havana In Order To Hide The Body?

Set Fire To Havana In Order To Hide The Body? / Cubanet, Miriam Celaya Cubanet, Miriam Celaya, Havana, 21 February 2017 – People say that when an event happens repeatedly it stops being an accident. The fire that took place on Monday, February 20th, 2017, in “La Mezclilla” store, in the neighborhood of San Leopoldo […] Continue reading

Gangs in Havana, Crime Gains Ground

Gangs in Havana, Crime Gains Ground / Cubanet, Ernesto Perez Chang Posted on August 23, 2015 The landscape could become very similar to those found in Central American countries where the issue is out of control Cubanet.org, Ernesto Perez Chang, Havana 20 August 2015 – Hector arrived in Havana at the end of 2005. He […] Continue reading

Cuban defector says he has information about Payá’s death

Posted on Friday, 08.15.14 Cuban defector says he has information about Payá’s death BY JUAN O. TAMAYO JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM An officer in Cuba’s Ministry of the Interior who claims to be related to former MININT chief Jose Abrantes and to have valuable information has defected and is being held in a migrant detention center in the […] Continue reading

I Always Did What My Conscience Dictated

“I Always Did What My Conscience Dictated” / Dimas Castellano, Oscar Espinosa Chepe Posted on June 21, 2014 One of the central figures of the Cuban opposition, who participated in the revolution before its ultimate victory but ended up being sentenced to 20 years in Castro’s prisons, was the independent economist Oscar Espinosa Chepe, who […] Continue reading

Widow of Cuban Dissident Appeals for Outside Investigation Into His Death

Widow of Cuban Dissident Appeals for Outside Investigation Into His Death Former Spouse of Oswaldo Paya Tells ZENIT She Has Proof He Was Murdered Havana, Cuba, May 13, 2014 (Zenit.org) Ivan de Vargas Cuban Ofelia Acevedo, widow of dissident Oswaldo Paya, who died in unclear circumstances, asked that an international investigation be opened to know […] Continue reading

Cuba, Endorsements and the Caste System

Cuba, Endorsements and the Caste System March 11, 2014 Ernesto Perez Chang HAVANA TIMES — Finding a good job in Cuba is no easy task. On many occasions, having been “vouched for” (that is to say, recommended) by an important person, a member of the Communist Party (the “vanguard” of Cuban society, as the government […] Continue reading

Brazil, facing health-care crisis, imports Cuban doctors

Originally published Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 8:04 PM Brazil, facing health-care crisis, imports Cuban doctors 4,000 Cubans will arrive in Brazil by the end of the year to serve for three years in forlorn outposts where health officials say Brazilian doctors will not work. Under the contract, Brazil will pay the island’s cash-starved government […] Continue reading

Sadistic, Extravagant and Kleptomaniac: General Gondin

Sadistic, Extravagant and Kleptomaniac: General Gondin / Juan Juan Almeida #Cuba Juan Juan Almeida, Translator: Unstated CarlosFernandezGondinWhen being "Papá's boy" I decided to break out of my bubble, I knew I would face criticisms and threats. But I never imagined that the wicked and fearful smile of Carlos Fernandez Gondin while I was cruelly expelled [...] Continue reading

Spanish driver in Oswaldo Payá crash to be tried Aug. 31

Posted on Friday, 08.17.12 Spanish driver in Oswaldo Payá crash to be tried Aug. 31 It is not known if the Cuban government will allow journalists to attend the trial in the eastern city of Bayamo. By Juan O. Tamayo jtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com The Spanish politician accused in the deaths of Cuban dissidents Oswaldo Payá and Harold [...] Continue reading

Arrests show Cuba not yet ready for reform

Arrests show Cuba not yet ready for reform by Staff Writers Havana (UPI) Jul 25, 2012 Cuba’s wide-scale crackdown on dissent that led to arrests at a funeral shows the Central American country isn’t ready for credible political reform despite its ambition to embrace a market economy. For more than two years Cuba has been [...] Continue reading

Beset by online surveillance and content filtering, netizens fight on

Beset by online surveillance and content filtering, netizens fight onPublished on Monday 12 March 2012. This report, which presents the 2012 list of countries that are "Enemies of the Internet" and "under surveillance," updates the report published on 12 March 2011. The last report, released in March 2011 at the climax of the Arab Spring, [...] Continue reading

Antics of the New Class / Rosa María Rodríguez Torrado

Antics of the New Class / Rosa María Rodríguez TorradoRosa María Rodríguez Torrado It is nobody's secret that we Cubans are comiendo el cable ("eating the cable"). This is an expression of the popular argot in Cuba used to allude to a person or group that is going through a hard time, that feels itself [...] Continue reading

With Regards to the Theory of Rescuing Socialism / Miriam Celaya,Miriam Celaya, Translator: Norma Whiting

With Regards to the Theory of Rescuing Socialism / Miriam CelayaMiriam Celaya, Translator: Norma Whiting (Originally published in the Diario de Cuba dated August 3rd, 2011) The last five years in Cuba have been fruitful in the theoretical development of solutions to the country's severe problems, mainly those related to the ills of the economy [...] Continue reading