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Gobernador de NJ pide aTrump extradición de fugitiva refugiada en Cuba

Gobernador de NJ pide aTrump extradición de fugitiva refugiada en Cuba
marzo 25, 2017
Pablo Alfonso

“Es indignante” que Chesimard viva en libertad, dijo el gobernador Chris
Christie el viernes por la noche en el programa Tucker Carlos Tonight,
que se transmite por la cadena de noticias Fox News.
El gobernador de New Jersey, Chris Christie, reiteró su pedido a… Continue reading

El gobernador de Nueva Jersey pide a Trump que presione por la extradición de Joanne Chesimard

El gobernador de Nueva Jersey pide a Trump que presione por la
extradición de Joanne Chesimard
DDC | Nueva Jersey | 25 de Marzo de 2017 – 20:58 CET.

El gobernador de Nueva Jersey, Chris Christie, está instando a la Casa
Blanca a exigir el regreso de una convicta “asesina de policías” que
huyó a Cuba hace cuatro décadas y… Continue reading

Chinese Company Huawei Dominates Cuban Cellphone Market

Chinese Company Huawei Dominates Cuban Cellphone Market

14ymedio, Marcelo Hernandez, Havana, 23 March 2017 — The mobile
telephone market is changing at a speed that leaves little time to get
used to new models. In Cuba, this dynamism is mostly seen in the
informal networks, where the Chinese brand dominates because of its low
prices and the preference it receives… Continue reading

Cuba’s secret negotiator with US was president’s son: cardinal

Cuba’s secret negotiator with US was president’s son: cardinal
AFP March 24, 2017

Havana (AFP) – Cuban President Raul Castro’s son, Alejandro, was the
communist island’s envoy for secret negotiations with the United States
that led to the countries’ historic rapprochement, a cardinal close to
the talks said.

Speculation had long swirled that Alejandro Castro Espin, the
president’s 51-year-old son,… Continue reading

Store Sales and Cuba’s Army of Resellers

Store Sales and Cuba’s Army of Resellers
March 22, 2017
By Alexander Londres

HAVANA TIMES — Everything begins with an order “from above”. Then the
paperwork comes down and nighttime preparations. The following day, from
the crack of dawn, the commotion, chaos, crowds… This isn’t an
undercover operation; there’s a sale.

Every once in a while, because of policies which… Continue reading

Obama’s Unquestionable Imprint

Obama’s Unquestionable Imprint / Cubanet, Miriam Celaya

Cubanet, Miriam Celaya, Havana, 20 March 2017 — Putting aside the
passions of supporters and detractors of the policies drawn up by
President Barack Obama for Cuba, there is no doubt that, for better or
worse, it set indelible before and after benchmarks in the lives of the
Cuban people.

The first benchmark… Continue reading

Cuba’s Children of Power Take Possession

Cuba’s Children of Power Take Possession / Juan Juan Almeida

Juan Juan Almeida, 13 March 2017 — The appointment of architect Perla
Rosa Rosales Aguirreurreta to succeed historian Eusebio Leal as head of
Havana’s Office of the Historian is the most recent example of the Cuban
regime’s making strategic decisions whose sole purpose is to implement a
very well-organized dynastic… Continue reading

Directives for Cyber-offensive from the Ministry of Public Healt

Cuba: Directives for Cyber-offensive from the Ministry of Public Health
/ Juan Juan Almeida

Juan Juan Almeida, 15 March 2017 — The Cuban government is preparing an
insightful cyber-offensive and to do so plans to increase the army of
cyber-combatants where, in addition to the well-known guerrillas of
cyberspace — that is the students at the University of Information
Sciences… Continue reading

Cuba Will Pay For 500 Former FARC Guerillas To Study Medicine

Cuba Will Pay For 500 Former FARC Guerillas To Study Medicine / 14ymedio

14ymedio, Havana, 16 March 2017 — The Cuban Government will offer to
Colombia one thousand scholarships to study medicine on the Island, of
which 500 will go to former FARC guerrillas and another 500 to civilians
without ties with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.

The proposal… Continue reading

Cuba offers Colombia 1,000 medical school scholarships

Cuba offers Colombia 1,000 medical school scholarships
By Associated Press March 16 at 5:09 PM

HAVANA — Cuba has offered Colombia 1,000 medical school scholarships to
support a peace accord in which the South American country’s largest
rebel army will relinquish its weapons, officials announced on Thursday.

The scholarships will be distributed mostly to members of the
Revolutionary Armed Forces… Continue reading

Morgan

Morgan
14 Marzo, 2017 6:34 pm por Luis Cino Àlvarez

Arroyo Naranjo, La Habana, Luis Cino, (PD) El 11 de marzo se cumplió el
aniversario número 55 del fusilamiento en la fortaleza La Cabaña, en
1961, del norteamericano William Morgan. Luego de más de cuatro meses de
encierro en La Cabaña, Morgan, acusado de agente de la CIA, había sido… Continue reading

13 March 1957 – The Assault on the Presidential Palace

13 March 1957: The Assault on the Presidential Palace / Somos+

We trust in the purity of our intention,
May God favor us,
To achieve the Empire of Justice in our country.
José Antonio Echeverría Bianchi

Somos+, Jose Presol, 13 March 2017 — Today, March 13, we celebrate a
date that, fifty years ago, could have radically changed the history… Continue reading

No sign of release for the last Cuban spy in a US jail

No sign of release for the last Cuban spy in a US jail
Despite thaw in relations, Ana Belén Montes looks set to serve last nine
years of quarter-century sentence
PABLO DE LLANO
Corresponsal en Miami
Miami 8 MAR 2017 – 16:05 CET

On February 28, in her cell at a maximum security prison in Fort Worth,
Texas, Ana Belén… Continue reading

Cuba Seeks To Encourage Women To Enter Military Service

Cuba Seeks To Encourage Women To Enter Military Service / 14ymedio,
Mario Penton

14ymedio, Mario Penton, Miami, 3 March 2017 – With the opportunity to
study at the university by passing the University entrance exams with
the “minimum score,” the Ministry of Higher Education (MES) is offering
an incentive for young women who want to enlist in Military Service,
which… Continue reading

Ten Years of Raulism – From “Reformism” to the Abyss

Ten Years of Raulism: From “Reformism” to the Abyss / Cubanet, Miriam Celaya

Cubanet, Miriam Celaya, Havana, 27 February 2017 — As the second month
of 2017 comes to a close, the Cuban panorama continues to be bleak.
Material difficulties and the absence of a realistic economic recovery
program – the ineffectiveness of the chimerical Party Guidelines has
been demonstrated… Continue reading

Otto Rivero’s March 2nd

Otto Rivero’s March 2nd / 14ymedio, Zunilda Mata

14ymedio, Zunilda Mata, Havana, 2 March 2017 — Otto Rivero directed the
most powerful entity in Cuba at the beginning of this century, the
Battle of Ideas, but was ousted by Raúl Castro a few months after the
latter assumed the presidency. Now, the former youth leader has emerged
from his “pajama… Continue reading

It’s only a drill Guantánamo rehearses Caribbean migrant crisis

It’s only a drill: Guantánamo rehearses Caribbean migrant crisis

Hundreds of U.S. forces are rehearsing a migrant crisis this week at the
U.S. Navy base at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, a massive multimillion dollar
drill that envisions the United States capturing huge numbers of people
in the Caribbean bound for the United States — and how the military,
State Department and… Continue reading

Potatoes Return to the Rationed Market

Potatoes Return to the Rationed Market / 14ymedio, Zunilda Mata

14ymedio, Zunilda Mata, Havana, 23 February 2017 – The unrationed
distribution of potatoes, a symbol of Raul Castro’s government, has
suffered a big setback. During the quarter of February, March and April,
the distribution of potatoes was returned to the ration market
throughout the country, with a limit of 14… 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 21st Century Migrant
Station in… Continue reading

Fidel Castro’s Ashes and Che’s Bones Compete to Attract Visitors

Fidel Castro’s Ashes and Che’s Bones Compete to Attract Visitors / 14ymedio

14ymedio, 10 February 2017 – The fight for popularity between Fidel
Castro and Ernesto Che Guevara continues even after the death of both
leaders. According to an article in last Saturday’s official newspaper
Granma, some 150,000 people – both Cubans and foreign tourists – have
visited Fidel Castro’s… Continue reading

Young Cuban Journalists Look at Their Profession

Young Cuban Journalists Look at Their Profession / 14ymedio, Reinaldo
Escobar

14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar, Havana, 8 February 2017 – Now underway is
the second meeting of young journalists at the Jose Marti International
Journalism Institute in Havana. The main objective of the event,
organized by the Cuban Journalists Union (UPEC), is to discuss
“journalism and citizen participation, and communication in… Continue reading

How does Cuba manage to achieve first-world health statistics?

How does Cuba manage to achieve first-world health statistics?
The island’s medical system is envied throughout the region and is a
major foreign revenue earner
Havana 10 FEB 2017 – 16:08 CET

Cuba’s healthcare system is a source of pride for its communist
government. The country has well-trained, capable doctors, the sector
has become an important export earner and gives… Continue reading

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