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Tourism Boom Chokes Havana’s Airport

Tourism Boom Chokes Havana’s Airport 14ymedio, Zunilda Mata, Havana, 4 July 2017 — The passengers leave the plane and make their way around the buckets catching the leaks from the roof. They still have a long wait in at baggage claim and have to suffer under the air conditioning that hardly alleviates the heat. The […] Continue reading

El ‘boom’ del turismo asfixia al aeropuerto de La Habana

El ‘boom’ del turismo asfixia al aeropuerto de La Habana La mejora en infraestructuras y servicios pierde el paso frente a un volumen de pasajeros que crece exponencialmente ZUNILDA MATA, La Habana | Julio 04, 2017 Los viajeros salen del avión y sortean los cubos que recogen las goteras del techo. Aún les queda una […] Continue reading

Failure and frustration on today’s Left

Failure and frustration on today’s Left FABIO RAFAEL FIALLO | Ginebra | 25 Mayo 2016 – 2:17 pm. In each of its three facets —reformist, as in France; populist, as in Greece, Spain and Venezuela; and dictatorial, as in Havana— the Left is seeing its lustre and credibility dwindle before the onslaughts of reality. In […] Continue reading

Raul Castro and His Retirement Plan

Raul Castro and His Retirement Plan / Juan Juan Almeida Posted on April 1, 2016 Juan Juan Almeida, 24 March 2016 — It is a few days before the start of the Cuban Communist Party Congress and Raul Castro is counting down the months until his retirement. He has everything more or less figured out. […] Continue reading

Hollande And Castro – Plenty of Wine But No Democracy

Hollande And Castro: Plenty of Wine But No Democracy / 14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez Posted on February 1, 2016 14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez, Washington, 1 February 2015 — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani cancelled his lunch with François Hollande because the latter didn’t want to take the wine off the table. Tonight, however, the French leader will not […] 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

Descalabro del chavismo, un nuevo golpe para la izquierda en América Latina

Descalabro del chavismo, un nuevo golpe para la izquierda en América Latina La derrota de gobierno de Nicolás Maduro refleja el desgaste del discurso en la región La baja de los precios de las “materias primas” ha influenciado el declive económico ALEXANDER MARTÍNEZ Agence France Presse CARACAS, VENEZUELA El descalabro del chavismo en las legislativas […] Continue reading

Cuba 2019 – Translated

Cuba 2019 / Ivan Garcia Posted on September 29, 2015 Ivan Garcia, 26 September 2015 — Let’s climb aboard a time machine. Into the future, of course. By now, Raul Castro has given up the throne. His son Alejandro has been tried for abuse of power, financial corruption and violations of human rights. Luis Alberto […] Continue reading

Condenan a 5 personas por sobrefacturar arreglos de cerrajería en Cuba

Condenan a 5 personas por sobrefacturar arreglos de cerrajería en Cuba AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE 04/03/2015 11:59 AM 04/03/2015 2:51 PM LA HABANA Un tribunal cubano condenó a penas de hasta 10 años de cárcel a cinco involucrados en el desvío de unos 72,000 dólares por trabajos de cerrajería sobrefacturados o jamás realizados en oficinas del […] Continue reading

The Cuba-Iran-Venezuela Relationship: Implications for the United States

The Cuba-Iran-Venezuela Relationship: Implications for the United States* [25-02-2015 06:23:26] Jaime Suchlicki Director del Instituto de Estudios Cubanos y Cubano-Americanos de la Universidad de Miami (www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- President Barack Obama’s announcement on December 17, 2014, about an improvement in U.S.-Cuban relations will have little, if any, impact on General Raúl Castro’s alliance with Iran, Russia and […] Continue reading

Cuba impone duras condenas a 17 personas por corrupción

Cuba impone duras condenas a 17 personas por corrupción AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE 10/03/2014 9:33 PM 10/03/2014 9:33 PM LA HABANA Un tribunal cubano condenó a penas de entre seis y 20 años de prisión a tres empresarios canadienses y 14 funcionarios cubanos, involucrados en un caso de corrupción que provocó pérdidas a la isla por […] Continue reading

Iberia ya no pasa por La Habana

Iberia ya no pasa por La Habana Posted on 10 septiembre, 2014 Por Carlos Cabrera Pérez Iberia ya no pasa por La Habana. Sus dueños ingleses aseguran que ya no es rentable, para alegría de Air Europa y Air France, y resignación de Cubana de Aviación, que sigue sin aviones para cubrir sus rutas e, […] Continue reading

RSF sitúa a 14 reporteros latinoamericanos entre sus 100 héroes de la prensa

RSF sitúa a 14 reporteros latinoamericanos entre sus 100 héroes de la prensa Agencia EFE París, 29 abr (EFE).- Periodistas, blogueros y comunicadores de México, Colombia, Brasil, Chile, Cuba, Guatemala, Honduras, Haití y Perú figuran en la lista de 100 “héroes de la información” que publicó hoy Reporteros sin Fronteras (RSF) con motivo del Día […] Continue reading

One Night – A Critical View of Cuban Social Reality

One Night: A Critical View of Cuban Social Reality / Dimas Castellano Posted on April 26, 2014 Una Noche (One Night) is the film which best reflects why it is that young people leave Cuba. That’s how a female friend of mine, who is a lover of the seventh art, laconically replied to my question, […] Continue reading

?Cuba’s economic reforms – Socialism with neoliberal characteristics?

​Cuba’s economic reforms: Socialism with neoliberal characteristics? Nile Bowie is a political analyst and photographer currently residing in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He can be reached on Twitter or at nilebowie@gmail.com April 16, 2014 11:26 Reuters/Enrique de la Osa Havana has prioritized foreign investment and private enterprise, slashed state-sector jobs, while seeking closer cooperation with the […] Continue reading

Cuba cancela firma panameña vinculada a empresario acusado de corrupción

Cuba cancela firma panameña vinculada a empresario acusado de corrupción Posted on 10 marzo, 2014 Por Redacción CaféFuerte El gobierno de Raúl Castro canceló las operaciones comerciales en Cuba de la compañía panameña International ABC Import-Export, vinculada a un empresario prófugo de la justicia. Una resolución del Ministerio del Comercio Exterior y la Inversión Extranjera […] Continue reading

Ministra- prostitución infantil no es un problema en Cuba

Publicado el martes, 10.15.13 Ministra: prostitución infantil no es un problema en Cuba JUAN O. TAMAYO JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM Declaraciones hechas por la ministra de Justicia de Cuba de que la prostitución no es un problema social en la isla, y que los casos de prostitución infantil son “mínimos” evidencian que el gobierno se está haciendo el […] Continue reading

Cuba’s Justice Minister says the government fights prostitution

Posted on Wednesday, 10.16.13 Cuba’s Justice Minister says the government fights prostitution BY JUAN O. TAMAYO JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM Statements by Cuba’s minister of justice that prostitution is not a social problem on the island and that cases of child prostitution are “minimal” are evidence the government is turning a blind eye on the serious problems, a […] Continue reading

Cuba: Reason Stands Up to Slander

Cuba: Reason Stands Up to Slander June 26, 2012 Pedro Campos HAVANA TIMES — An editorial in the official Cubadebate website linked the recently concluded "Festival Clic" with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the anti-Cuban schemes of US imperialism. Similarly, the publication is seeking to implicate Havana Times in that festival and its alleged [...] Continue reading

Fiber-optic cable benefiting only Cuban government

Posted on Friday, 05.25.12 Fiber-optic cable benefiting only Cuban government Fiber-optic cables meant to increase broadband access in Cuba is up and running but only for Cuban and Venezuelan governments. By Juan O. Tamayo jtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com The fiber-optic cable between Cuba and Venezuela, long and eagerly awaited by Cubans as a speedy new ramp onto the [...] Continue reading

Publican inusual citación a tres sospechosos de corrupción

Publican inusual citación a tres sospechosos de corrupción Jueves, Mayo 24, 2012 | Por CubaNet LA HABANA, Cuba, 24 de mayo (Agencias, ww.cubanet.org) – En un hecho inusual, la policía cubana publicó el jueves las citaciones para que comparezcan tres cubanos investigados por "falsificación de documentos bancarios y de comercio", informó la Agencia France Presse. [...] 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

Juzgará La Habana la corrupción como delito político

Juzgará La Habana la corrupción como delito político Raúl Castro llamó a los dirigentes cubanos a ser "implacables" contra la corrupción y a "pasar de las palabras a los hechos" martinoticias.com 23 de diciembre de 2011 Veinticuatro horas después de haberse realizado, la prensa cubana informó sobre el tercer pleno del Comité Central del gobernante [...] Continue reading

Cuba’s cigars: a black market tale of survival

Cuba's cigars: a black market tale of survivalDecember 14, 2011. REUTERS/Enrique de la OsaBy Jack Kimball HAVANA | Fri Dec 16, 2011 6:11am EST (Reuters) – Packing long cigars into a white box picturing Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, a Cuban man delicately places a thin wax-paper stamp of quality inside. He then finishes the job [...] Continue reading