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    Fidel Castro is dead BY GLENN GARVIN ggarvin@MiamiHerald.com Fidel Castro, who towered over his Caribbean island for nearly five decades, a shaggy-bearded figure in combat fatigues whose long shadow spread across Latin America and the world, is dead at age 90. His brother Raul announced the death late Friday night. Millions cheered Fidel Castro on […] Continue reading
    Cuba: A country stuck in time Finding beauty, desolation and my roots in the land of my ancestors Posted: Sunday, May 22, 2016 12:00 pm Viviana Pernot Staff photographer It is the most desolate place I have ever seen. It is the most beautiful place I have ever seen. On nearly every block of cities […] Continue reading
    On Special Rationed Milk and other Food Products Cubans Eat March 29, 2016 Regina Cano HAVANA TIMES — Some of us who live in Cuba have the strong feeling that our current eating habits aren’t exactly healthy. Some know this, others simply don’t even worry about it. The situation could become much worse when many […] Continue reading
    Revolution 2.0: What 40 American Entrepreneurs Learned In Cuba Loren Feldman FORBES STAFF Not long after we arrived in Cuba last month, we heard our first jokes about the country. In one, Presidents Vladimir Putin, George W. Bush and Fidel Castro have all died and gone to Hell. There, they meet the devil who tells […] Continue reading
    Cuba: de Disneylandia revolucionaria a Jurassic Park, por Miguel Santillana Martes, 27 de enero del 2015 Opinión. El investigador de Instituto del Perú de la USMP narra la evolución de La Habana en los últimos cuarenta años, según sus visitas a la isla. Cuando visité por primera vez La Habana por el 40 aniversario de […] Continue reading
    The Body of an Island, the Soul of a Continent / Yoani Sanchez Posted on November 17, 2013 A walk in Cuba, where the future left one day for the north, and never returned. The most famous Cuban not named Castro, Yoani Sánchez, offers her vision of its unique streets. El Pais, 14 November 2013 […] Continue reading
    A liberal view of tyranny at distance By Michael Moynihan 11:30 AM Tuesday Oct 2, 2012 In 1933, as Joseph Stalin was busy purging his enemies and building a murderous cult of personality, the New York-based left-wing magazine The Nation advised readers interested in travelling to Moscow that Intourist, the Soviet Union's official travel agency, […] Continue reading
    Crónica de una isla que no pierde su encanto Cuba en una libreta de racionamiento Los cubanos se las ingenian para sobrevivir en su mundo de embargo y necesidades.Cinthia Membreño | 23/3/2012 La libreta de abastecimiento que sostengo en mis manos fue emitida en un país bloqueado. Una isla que desde los 90´s se ha [...] Continue reading
    Posted on Saturday, 05.22.10 PERSONAL STORIES My mother’s Mariel Odyssey By VIRGINIA GIL A small, dirty, white boat. It’s rusted and smells of fish. Aboard: a collection of Cubans. Sixty in all. Among them was my mother, Luisa Alonso, a single, 25-year-old woman, who would reluctantly assume the moniker la marielita. My mother had always […] Continue reading
    With this guest column I would like to introduce a new blogger from Havana, Laritza Diversent. Laritza is an attorney. She graduated from the University of Havana in 2007, and the same year also took up the profession of independent journalist. Her Blog, The Laws of Laritza, is now being translated into English, so I […] Continue reading
    Posted on Sunday, 08.09.09Cuban economy feels heat of world downturnCuba's economy was already in grave condition before the worldwide recession struck. Now, the government is imposing even harsher rationing of electricity and food.By JUAN O. TAMAYOjtamayo@MiamiHerald.com Fernando used to have a cushy job in Havana as a teller in a government bank office with air-conditioning, […] Continue reading
    Visiting Raúl Castro's CubaSamuel Farber ON JULY 31, 2006, THE CUBAN government announced that due to a serious illness, the nature of which was declared a state secret, Fidel Castro was stepping aside as the head of state. His younger brother Raúl, officially designated as his successor since the early days of the 1959 Revolution, […] Continue reading
    In Cuba, Hurricanes Force Raul Castro's Hand New America Media, News report, Louis E.V. Nevaer, Posted: Oct 17, 2008Review it on NewsTrust Editor's note: Cuba has suddenly changed its mind and agreed to acceptforeign aid as it faces mass starvation and broken infrastructure due tohurricanes Gustav and Ike, reports NAM contributor Louis E.V. Nevaer.Nevaer is […] Continue reading
    Economic crisis forced Cuba to reduce ecological footprint SILVER DONALD CAMERON I REALLY have never seen anything like the “camels” of Cuba — huge fifth-wheel trailers drawn by tractor trucks, and fitted up as buses capable of carrying as many as 300 people. They’re wonderfully flexible — the tractors that tow them could as easily […] Continue reading
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