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Daily Archives: March 10, 2016

Cuba dice que recibirá con respeto a Obama y reitera sus exigencias

Cuba dice que recibirá con respeto a Obama y reitera sus exigencias
Ambos países retomaron en julio de 2015 sus relaciones diplomáticas
rotas en 1961. Obama se convertirá con una visita del 20 al 22 de marzo
en el segundo presidente de Estados Unidos que visita la isla.
RELACIONES BILATERALES | 10 de Marzo de 2016
LA HABANA.-dpa

Cuba reiteró… Continue reading

Activist Sirley Avila Arrives In Miami For Medical Treatment

Activist Sirley Avila Arrives In Miami For Medical Treatment / 14ymedio
Posted on March 10, 2016

14ymedio, Havana, 9 March 2016 — Sirley Avila Leon arrived in Miami on
Tuesday for medical treatment and to try to regain her mobility. The
activist, 56, was the victim of a brutal assault last May, which has
left serious wounds and forced her… Continue reading

Girls For Sale

Girls For Sale / 14ymedio, Pedro Acosta
Posted on March 10, 2016

14ymedio, Pedro Acosta, Havana, 9 March 2016 – The teenage girl looks at
the display window of CUPET at Santa Catalina and Vento with greedy
eyes, a girl hungry for candy. She is tall, thin and fragile. She looks
at me and seems to be saying “throw me… Continue reading

The New Defeats Of ‘Che’

The New Defeats Of ‘Che’ / 14ymedio
Posted on March 9, 2016

14ymedio, Havana, 8 March 2016 — The face of the Argentine guerrilla is
awaiting two expulsions, one unilateral and the other by democratic
vote. In his reorganization of Casa Rosada, the government of Argentine
president Mauricio Macri will eliminate all the paintings in the Hall of
Latin American… Continue reading

21st Century Socialism: Rest in Peace?

21st Century Socialism: Rest in Peace? / Cubanet, Miriam Celaya
Posted on March 9, 2016

Cubanet, Miriam Celaya, Havana, 25 February 2106 — The crisis of the
ghostly 21st Century Latin American socialism has been demonstrated once
again with the negative outcome of the referendum on the reform of
Bolivia’s constitution that sought to legitimize the candidature of Evo
Morales… Continue reading

Cuban Council of Churches Welcomes Obama’s visit, a “Win” For All

Cuban Council of Churches Welcomes Obama’s visit, a “Win” For All / EFE,
14ymedio
Posted on March 9, 2016

EFE (14ymedio), Havana, 7 March 2016 – The Cuban Council of Churches
(CIC) said this Sunday that it “salutes and celebrates” the President of
United States Barack Obama’s visit to the island on the 21-22 March,
which will be “profitable” for… Continue reading

Computer Union Is Committed To Maintaining “Loyalty To The Fatherland”

Computer Union Is Committed To Maintaining “Loyalty To The Fatherland” /
14ymedio, Zunilda Mata
Posted on March 9, 2016

Many graduates of the University of Information Sciences and other
related fields currently working in the field of cellphone repair and
the installation of apps. (14ymedio)

14ymedio, Zunilda Mata, Havana, 8 March 2016 – On Monday, more than
6,000 professionals in… Continue reading

Cuba pide a Obama que abandone la idea de “fabricar” opositores políticos

Cuba pide a Obama que abandone la idea de “fabricar” opositores políticos
Posted on 9 marzo, 2016
Por Redacción CaféFuerte

El gobierno cubano solicitó al presidente Barack Obama que abandone “la
pretensión de fabricar una oposición política interna” y reiteró que el
restablecimiento de relaciones entre Cuba y Estados Unidos no significa
que desaparezcan las diferencias entreambos países respecto al… Continue reading

Granma – los “asuntos claves” no se resolverán “con una visita presidencial”

Granma: los “asuntos claves” no se resolverán “con una visita presidencial”
El periódico del PCC insiste sobre el “bloqueo”
miércoles, marzo 9, 2016 | Agencias

LA HABANA, Cuba.- El viaje a Cuba del presidente de EE.UU., Barack
Obama, “será un paso importante” en la normalización de la relación
bilateral, un proceso donde aún es necesario solucionar “asuntos claves”
que “no… Continue reading

El inexplicable silencio de Murillo sobre la industria tabacalera

El inexplicable silencio de Murillo sobre la industria tabacalera
Llama la atención lo poco que informó la prensa oficial acerca del XVIII
Festival Internacional del Habano
jueves, marzo 10, 2016 | Osmar Laffita Rojas

LA HABANA, Cuba.- Llama la atención lo poco que informó la prensa
oficial acerca del XVIII Festival Internacional del Habano, cuando este
tipo de eventos, por… Continue reading

Martha Beatriz Roque – “La instauración de la democracia en Cuba es responsabilidad de los cubanos”

Martha Beatriz Roque: “La instauración de la democracia en Cuba es
responsabilidad de los cubanos”
La opositora ofreció una conferencia de prensa en la Universidad de Miami
miércoles, marzo 9, 2016 | CubaNet

MIAMI, Estados Unidos.- La opositora cubana Martha Beatriz Roque, de
visita en Estados Unidos, ofreció una conferencia en la Universidad de
Miami en la mañana de este… Continue reading

EEUU aborda los derechos humanos en Cuba con líderes de la sociedad civil

EEUU aborda los derechos humanos en Cuba con líderes de la sociedad civil
La represión dentro de la Isla ha aumentado
miércoles, marzo 9, 2016 | Agencias

WASHINGTON, Estados Unidos.- La asesora de Seguridad Nacional de la Casa
Blanca, Susan Rice, se reunió hoy con líderes de la sociedad civil
cubana y estadounidense “para discutir una amplia gama de cuestiones… Continue reading

Líder Damas de Blanco denuncia aumento de represión

Líder Damas de Blanco denuncia aumento de represión
El presidente de EEUU visita Cuba en menos de dos semanas
miércoles, marzo 9, 2016 | Agencias

LA HABANA, Cuba.- La líder de las Damas de Blanco, Berta Soler, denunció
hoy un aumento de la represión hacia disidentes en los días previos a la
visita a Cuba del presidente Barack Obama, después… Continue reading

La Manzana de la discordia

La Manzana de la discordia
Más de 150 obreros que trabajaban en la construcción del hotel Manzana
han renunciado por inconformidades con el pago
jueves, marzo 10, 2016 | Ernesto Pérez Chang |

LA HABANA, Cuba.- El mes de febrero no fue bueno para las empresas
cubanas y extranjeras involucradas en la construcción del Manzana, el
hotel de lujo en… Continue reading

CSW marks ongoing struggle of Ladies in White on International Women’s Day

Cuba: CSW marks ongoing struggle of Ladies in White on International
Women’s Day
Monday, March 7, 2016 8:29 pm.

Ladies in White, Havana 2012 Wiki image CC BY-SA 3.0
Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is marking the ongoing struggle and
enduring courage of Cuba’s Ladies in White ahead of International
Women’s Day on 8 March.

The Ladies in White (known as… Continue reading

No Obama meeting with Fidel Castro, dissident talks on track – White House

No Obama meeting with Fidel Castro, dissident talks on track – White House
WASHINGTON | BY JEFF MASON AND MATT SPETALNICK

The White House has ruled out an encounter between President Barack
Obama and revolutionary leader Fidel Castro in Cuba this month and is
confident the Cuban government will not create obstacles to a meeting
between Obama and dissidents in… Continue reading

IDT Introduces the Boss Revolution Cuba Plus Calling Plan

IDT Introduces the Boss Revolution Cuba Plus Calling Plan
Clear Calls to Cuba for a Lower Price
NYSEWed, Mar 9, 2016 4:02 PM EST

IDT CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial
Condition, Other Events, Financial Statements and Ex EDGAR Online 14 hrs ago
Edited Transcript of IDT earnings conference call or presentation
3-Mar-16 10:30pm GMT Thomson… Continue reading

Cuba says Obama ‘welcome’ but shouldn’t expect much

Cuba says Obama ‘welcome’ but shouldn’t expect much

Havana (AFP) – Cuba’s state newspaper said Wednesday US President Barack
Obama will be warmly welcomed when he makes a historic visit this month,
but warned him not to expect political concessions.

“The US leader will be welcomed by the government of Cuba and its people
with the hospitality that distinguishes them… Continue reading

Yes, Obama really could give away Gitmo

Yes, Obama really could give away Gitmo
By Betsy McCaughey March 9, 2016 | 8:27pm
Modal Trigger

President Obama heads to Cuba in two weeks, eager to make more travel
and trade concessions to the Communist regime there. But members of
Congress worry that Obama is so eager to befriend Cuba he’ll cave to any
demand — including handing over… Continue reading

Cuba issues bristling editorial ahead of Obama visit

Cuba issues bristling editorial ahead of Obama visit
By Marc Frank

HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuba said it would welcome President Barack Obama to
Havana later this month, but the Communist government had no intention
of changing its policies in exchange for normal relations with the
United States.

In a long editorial on Wednesday in Communist Party newspaper Granma and
other… Continue reading

Cuba Says It Won’t Alter `Revolutionary’ Ideals After Obama Trip

Cuba Says It Won’t Alter `Revolutionary’ Ideals After Obama Trip
Ezra Fieser
March 9, 2016 — 4:59 PM CET

The Cuban government said it won’t renounce its “revolutionary and
anti-imperialist” ideals as relations with the U.S. thaw ahead of
President Barack Obama’s visit to the Communist island this month.
In an editorial published Wednesday in Granma, the Communist Party’s
official… Continue reading

Moderators Ask Sanders About 1985 Comments Praising Communist Cuba

Moderators Ask Sanders About 1985 Comments Praising Communist Cuba
ByTIERNEY SNEEDPublished MARCH 9, 2016, 11:18 PM EST 2495 Views

The moderators of Univision’s Democratic presidential debate on
Wednesday pressed Bernie Sanders to explain comments he made praising
Cuba’s communist government when he was mayor of Burlington, Vermont.

“In 1961 they invaded Cuba. Everyone was totally convinced Castro was
the worst… Continue reading

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