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    In Cuba, Growing Numbers Of Bloggers Manage To Operate In A Vulnerable Gray Area July 2, 20178:26 AM ET CARRIE KAHN In recent years, a growing number of news and political websites have popped up in Cuba. Some are taking advantage of what they say has been a small but vibrant opening afforded them since […] Continue reading
    Cuba’s opening to the world has a problem much closer to home than Donald Trump Christopher Woody Donald Trump’s denunciations of Obama’s opening to Cuba while on the presidential campaign trail and his continued insistence on getting a “better deal” with the long isolated island nation have stirred worry that the president-elect will halt or […] Continue reading
    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
    Building Socialism in Cuba As pressure for economic liberalization grows, what would it take to turn Cuba into a socialist democracy? by Samuel Farber In July 2016, thanks to a 20 percent reduction in oil shipments from Venezuela, Cuba’s economy minister Marino Murillo announced a 6 percent cut in electricity and a 28 percent cut […] Continue reading
    Free Information Is “Food For The Brain,” Said Alan Gross / 14ymedio, Mario Penton 14ymedio, Mario Penton, Miami, 13 September 2016 — The last day of Cuba Internet Freedom Forum (CIF), which is meeting in Miami this week and was attended by dozens of experts in the use of networks, explored the importance of recognizing […] Continue reading
    In Cuba, seedlings of capitalism Updated: AUGUST 11, 2016 — 12:53 PM EDT by Michael Smerconish, Inquirer Columnist Entrepreneurship might seem like an odd word to associate with Cuba, but it seems increasingly apt, given the individuals I met during a week traveling the island. From the tobacco fields three hours outside of Havana to […] Continue reading
    Against Raúl Castro’s visit to France J. MACHOVER / L. MULLER / J. ZÚÑIGA | París | 21 Ene 2016 – 9:11 am. Cuban dictator Raúl Castro, invited by François Hollande, is scheduled to arrive in Paris on February 1, 2016. The President of the Council of State and of Ministers and the First Secretary […] Continue reading
    UNCOVERING GAY HAVANA, CUBA After a 45-minute flight, we land on the cracked-concrete runway of José Martí International Airport, walk off the plane onto a seemingly deserted airstrip, and are greeted by a white bust of revolutionary José Martí. BY JOSEPH PEDRO In old Havana there is a tree that’s said to be older than […] 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
    July 23, 2013 Cuba’s Reforms Won’t Work By Carlos Alberto Montaner They were caught in the Panama Canal with their hands in the missile jar. Castroism doesn’t change. The complicity between Cuba and North Korea proves it. As stated in Havana by the North Korean Army chief of staff, Gen. Kim Kyok Sik: “I visit […] Continue reading
    What Fidel Taught Hugo Cuba defined Chávez's career as much as Venezuela did BY FRANCISCO TORO Hugo Chávez died today in Venezuela at the age of 58, but his battle with a never-specified form of cancer was waged largely in a Cuban hospital—a telling detail, as Cuba loomed just as large in his political imagination […] Continue reading
    Cuba is no island paradise for its citizensBy Mark Milke, Calgary Herald October 3, 2010 2:09 AM For some unexplained reason, a coterie of Canadian apologists exist who are ever eager to defend Cuba's 51-year old Marxist dictatorship. In recent weeks, one letter writer to the Herald argued Cuban children benefit from the island autocracy […] 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 Monday, 09.14.09Connecting businesses in CubaCuba's business institutions could play a key role, as trade between the U.S. and the island accelerates in spite of the half-century embargo.BY MIAMI HERALD STAFF HAVANA — Across the street from the massive Karl Marx theater sits a beige-colored building that has become a critical stop for businesses […] Continue reading
    Raul Castro's Reforms Raise Expectations in Cubaby Tom Gjelten All Things Considered, May 9, 2008 · As Cuba's president, Raul Castro has made clear he intends to governdifferently than his brother Fidel. He's favoring practical policiesover ideology, and he's encouraging Cubans to air their grievances aboutthe government. Fidel Castro was more likely to scold them. […] Continue reading
    They can’t believe they’re still in CubaBy Andrés Martinez, Andrés Martinez is editorial page editor of The Times.April 30, 2006 IT DOESN’T TAKE LONG to figure Cuba out. The whole island is a stage putting on a rather austere production of Samuel Beckett’s “Waiting for Godot.” What’s hard to figure out, as in the play, […] Continue reading
     Fidel’s ExecutionerBy Humberto FontovaFrontPageMagazine.com | October 14, 2005 This is the fourth article in our “Leftwing Monsters” series, the first of which featured Humberto Fontova’s profile of Fidel Castro. “Leftwing Monsters” is a feature of www.discoverthenetworks.org where the entire series will be archived — The Editors.In August of 1960, a year and a half after […] Continue reading
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