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They fled to avoid prosecution from a web of corruption that is part of daily life in Cuba

They fled to avoid prosecution from a web of corruption that is part of daily life in Cuba BY MARIO J. PENTÓN mpenton@elnuevoherald.com PANAMA CITY, PANAMA The couple fled Cuba to avoid the web of corruption and negligence that they say reflects what is normal life on the island. They got stranded in Panama, but […] Continue reading

Extortions, Kidnappings And Limbo – Daily Life Of Cubans Stranded In Mexico

Extortions, Kidnappings And Limbo: Daily Life Of Cubans Stranded In Mexico / 14ymedio, Mario Penton 14ymedio, Mario Penton, Miami, 14 February 2017 — Hundreds of Cubans were stranded in Mexico after the Obama administration ended the wet-foot/dry-foot policy that favored Cuban’s immigration to the United States, but for the 90 who are detained at the […] Continue reading

Heirs of gangster Meyer Lansky want payment for hotel Cuba seized

Heirs of gangster Meyer Lansky want payment for hotel Cuba seized By Paul Guzzo | Tribune Staff Published: December 8, 2015 Updated: December 9, 2015 at 09:17 AM The family of the late gangster Meyer Lansky has a message for the Cuban government: They want Lansky’s hotel in Havana back. It was Lansky who helped […] Continue reading

Winds of change hit Cuba’s Mariel port

Winds of change hit Cuba’s Mariel port Site of massive exodus in 1980s now free trade zone project Author: Andrea Torres, Local10.com Reporter, atorres@local10.com Hatzel Vela, Reporter, hvela@Local10.com Published On: Oct 29 2015 06:42:25 PM EDT Roberto Damas’ beloved island was in the hands of Fidel Castro’s revolution, and after spending years as a political […] Continue reading

Cuba Inc. open to foreign capitalists, but within limits

Cuba Inc. open to foreign capitalists, but within limits Mon Jun 8, 2015 8:38am EDT By Daniel Trotta and Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) – Communist Cuba’s newfound interest in foreign capital has its limits, as Philippe Pouletty found out. A French doctor, venture capitalist and founder of biotech company Abivax, Pouletty is working with Cuba’s […] Continue reading

Foreign businesses tread carefully as Cuba opens up

Foreign businesses tread carefully as Cuba opens up Marc Frank in Havana February 1, 2015 12:40 pm With a view of the sea sparkling in the distance, Ceiba Investments enjoys some of the best corporate office space in Cuba’s rundown capital city. Complete with high-speed internet, boutiques, travel agencies and banks, the Miramar Trade Center, […] Continue reading

Cuba puts Canadian exec on trial; some investors put off

Cuba puts Canadian exec on trial; some investors put off BY MARC FRANK HAVANA Wed Jun 18, 2014 1:59pm EDT (Reuters) – A Canadian executive held in Cuba for nearly three years has gone on trial on bribery charges in a case closely watched by potential investors who are wary of how Cuba treats foreign […] Continue reading

Free Enterprise Without Freedom

Free Enterprise Without Freedom / Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo Posted on February 19, 2014 “Invest in Castro, it does not matter: Castroism will condemn you. . .” Cuban exile mogul, Alfonso Fanjul, has traveled to Cuba several times between 2012 and 2013. Recently, he has declared that there’s a “soft spot in his heart” and […] Continue reading

British fund executives to go on trial in Cuba

Exclusive: British fund executives to go on trial in Cuba Reuters By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) – The two top executives of a British investment fund in Cuba are scheduled to go on trial in Havana on Thursday, according to sources close to the accused men, as part of an unprecedented government crackdown on corruption [...] Continue reading

Risky Business: Investing in Cuba Is More Than Just a Financial Gamble

Risky Business: Investing in Cuba Is More Than Just a Financial Gamble By Justin Rohrlich Jun 20, 2012 1:45 pm "It's hard to argue against weeding out corruption. Sometimes, in the process, you break a couple of eggs." MINYANVILLE ORIGINAL Investment risk can mean a number of different things. This past fall, British businessman Amado [...] Continue reading

A Nightmare in Las Tunas / Laritza Diversent

A Nightmare in Las Tunas / Laritza DiversentLaritza Diversent, Translator: Adrian Rodriguez On June 21st the offices of the National Institute of Housing in Las Tunas issued an ultimatum to evict from their home the daughter and grandchildren of the deceased Gustavo Valeriano Sanchez Urquiza, a fighter who participated in the guerrilla warfare fought by [...] Continue reading