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How Cubans See the Crisis in Venezuela

How Cubans See the Crisis in Venezuela / Iván García

Iván García, 11 July 2017 — After painting the facades of several
buildings along 10 de Octobre street, the workers of the brigade shelter
from the terrifying heat in doorways, eating lunch, having a smoke or
simply chatting.

These days, in Havana’s La Vibora neighborhood, in the area between Red… Continue reading

TWO CUBAN PLAYERS DESERTING THE TEAM JUNIOR

TWO CUBAN PLAYERS DESERTING THE TEAM JUNIOR
magictr | July 14, 2017 | News
Stéphane Bouchard
Friday, 14 July 2017 00:00

JONQUIÈRE | Two players from the cuban national team junior tour against
the teams of major League baseball junior élite du Québec, missing since
Tuesday.

These two players have left of their own accord, in the night of Monday… Continue reading

Desertaron en Canadá dos peloteros del equipo juvenil de Cuba

Desertaron en Canadá dos peloteros del equipo juvenil de Cuba
Jorge P. Martínez

Hasta ahora, las autoridades deportivas cubanas no han dado a conocer
los nombres de los peloteros que abandonaron el equipo Sub-18 en Québec,
Canadá.
Dos jugadores de la selección nacional cubana juvenil sub-18 que juega
contra equipos de la Liga Mayor de béisbol de Québec, han sido… Continue reading

Will Trump Open A Pandora’s Box Of Litigation Over Cuban Property?

Will Trump Open A Pandora’s Box Of Litigation Over Cuban Property?
If the president fails to continue the suspension of Title III, business
relations will be disrupted far more severely and irreparably than they
would be by any regulatory change.
07/10/2017 02:34 pm ET

Long before the Departments of State, Treasury, and Commerce finish
writing the new regulations that President… Continue reading

Family of teen who died on grad trip to Cuba trying to bring her body home

Family of teen who died on grad trip to Cuba trying to bring her body home
CBC News Posted: Jul 09, 2017 7:53 AM ET Last Updated: Jul 09, 2017 8:51
AM ET

Alex Sagriff was a student at St. Theresa Catholic Secondary School in
Belleville. She had been vacationing in Varadero with other graduating
students when she was found… Continue reading

Teen dies during high school graduation trip to Cuba organized by Toronto-based S-Trip tour company

Teen dies during high school graduation trip to Cuba organized by
Toronto-based S-Trip tour company
By Alexandra Sienkiewicz, CBC News Posted: Jul 07, 2017 6:17 PM ET Last
Updated: Jul 07, 2017 6:59 PM ET

Alex Sagriff was a student at St. Theresa Catholic Secondary School in
Belleville. She had been vacationing in Varadero with other graduating
students when she… Continue reading

Alabama wondering what about Cuba trade in Trump era

Alabama wondering what about Cuba trade in Trump era
BY MARY SELL
Decatur Daily

MONTGOMERY, ALA.
Agriculture officials and industry leaders in Alabama for years have
lobbied for expanded exports to communist Cuba, a country they see as a
promising market for this state’s poultry products.

Now they’re waiting to see what President Donald Trump’s recent, more
restrictive policy change… Continue reading

Cuba policy change: Poultry exports could be impacted

Cuba policy change: Poultry exports could be impacted
By Mary Sell Montgomery Bureau Jun 25, 2017

MONTGOMERY – Agriculture officials and industry leaders in Alabama for
years have lobbied for expanded exports to socialist Cuba, a country
where they see a promising market for the state’s poultry products.

Now they’re waiting to see what President Donald Trump’s recent, more
restrictive… Continue reading

Uncertainty whittles away hope for Cuban migrants stranded in Panama

Uncertainty whittles away hope for Cuban migrants stranded in Panama
BY MARIO J. PENTÓN
mpenton@elnuevoherald.com

GUALACA, PANAMA
The color green seems to fill everything in Chiriqui, the western
province of Panama where the government is holding 124 undocumented
Cuban migrants. The morning’s quiet amid huge pine trees is broken only
by the hum of insects that torture at dawn and… Continue reading

How to get off the eaten track in Santiago de Cuba

How to get off the eaten track in Santiago de Cuba
A trip to Santiago de Cuba should start with dinner at a paladar
(family-run restaurant) and end with drinks on the roof of the Hotel
Casa Granda.
By JENNIFER BAIN Travel Editor
Wed., June 21, 2017

SANTIAGO DE CUBA, CUBA-Ramon Guilarte welcomes us to his home and
restaurant with… Continue reading

Vancouver skateboarder helps spread sport in Cuba

Vancouver skateboarder helps spread sport in Cuba
Norma Ibarra is on her 2nd trip to Cuba to donate boards from Vancouver
CBC News Posted: Jun 20, 2017 7:55 AM PT Last Updated: Jun 20, 2017 7:55
AM PT

For a country with no skate shops, Cuba’s skateboarding scene is
incredibly vibrant.

That’s what Vancouver skateboarder and photographer Norma Ibarra says.… Continue reading

Trump: New policy on Cuba begins with enforcement of U.S. law

Trump: New policy on Cuba begins with enforcement of U.S. law
BY MIMI WHITEFIELD
mwhitefield@miamiherald.com

The new Cuba policy announced by President Donald Trump makes it clear
the president will be looking to the Cuban Liberty and Democratic
Solidarity Act of 1996 — also known as the Helms-Burton Act — in forging
his new take on Cuba.

“Our new policy… Continue reading

French Airline Corsair Starts Flights to Havana

French Airline Corsair Starts Flights to Havana
CUBAN NEWS AGENCY.
Friday, 9 June, 2017

Corsair aircrafts currently flies to the Caribbean, the Indian Ocean,
Canada and West Africa

With the arrival of its first flight ever from Paris to Havana this
Thursday, June 8, the French airline Corsair, opened a new route into
the Caribbean.

Twice a week, Thursdays and… Continue reading

Man sentenced in N.B. for illegally importing Cuban rock iguanas

Man sentenced in N.B. for illegally importing Cuban rock iguanas
Canada Border Services Agency
THE CANADIAN PRESS
Published Friday, June 9, 2017 3:33PM ADT

FREDERICTON — An Ontario man has been sentenced in New Brunswick to
three months in jail for illegally trafficking in threatened iguanas.
Grigori Zaharov and a companion were intercepted by Canada Border
Services Agency officers last… Continue reading

Honda pagará a EE.UU. por presunta violación del embargo a Cuba

Honda pagará a EE.UU. por presunta violación del embargo a Cuba
Se firmaron 13 contratos de “leasing” con la embajada cubana en Canadá
Viernes, junio 9, 2017 | Agencias

WASHINGTON.- La empresa financiera American Honda Finance Corporation
(AHFC) acordó pagar al Gobierno estadounidense 87.255 dólares para
resolver un caso civil por su presunta violación del embargo económico a
Cuba, informó… Continue reading

Getting Dressed in Cuba

Getting Dressed in Cuba / Iván García

Ivan Garcia, 15 May 2017 — The plastic drawers holding garments for men
and women give off the usual scent of things that have have been in
storage for a long time. We are in a government-run store that sells
used clothing on the Calzada de Monte, a busy thoroughfare lined with
state-owned… Continue reading

Nueva reunión sobre asuntos migratorios entre Cuba y Canadá

Nueva reunión sobre asuntos migratorios entre Cuba y Canadá
Por una migración “regular, ordenada y segura”
Martes, mayo 30, 2017 | Agencias

LA HABANA, Cuba.- Cuba y Canadá celebrarán la II ronda de conversaciones
sobre asuntos migratorios los días 1 y 2 de junio próximo en Ottawa para
evaluar los avances bilaterales en esa esfera, informó hoy la
Cancillería de… Continue reading

Can We Progress in Cuba under the Current Model?

Can We Progress in Cuba under the Current Model?
May 29, 2017

HAVANA TIMES — I couldn’t help but think about the analogy of a popular
Cuban saying when reflecting upon the prospects we have of our economy
progressing by 2030, while reading about a case in the Juventud Rebelde
newspaper last week.

The article talks about the solution of… Continue reading

Exiliados piden a Justin Trudeau que ayude a cubanos varados

Exiliados piden a Justin Trudeau que ayude a cubanos varados
NORA GÁMEZ TORRES
ngameztorres@elnuevoherald.com

Justin Trudeau, el primer ministro canadiense que ha conquistado la
internet, podría quizás emerger como héroe en el drama de los migrantes
cubanos que quedaron varados tras el fin de la política de “pies secos,
pies mojados”.

Al menos esa es la esperanza del Ramón Saúl… Continue reading

Canadá sugiere que no planea asistir a cubanos varados en Latinoamérica

Canadá sugiere que no planea asistir a cubanos varados en Latinoamérica
Según portavoz del Ministerio de Inmigración y Ciudadanía
Martes, mayo 16, 2017 | Agencias

TORONTO.- Canadá sugirió ayer que no tiene planes para aceptar a decenas
de cubanos que se encuentran varados en varios países latinoamericanos
desde la llegada a la Presidencia de Estados Unidos de Donald Trump.

El… Continue reading

Canada Studies A Petition to Award Refuge to Cuban Migrants

Canada Studies A Petition to Award Refuge to Cuban Migrants

14ymedio, Miami, 13 May 2017 – The Canadian government has responded to
a request for refuge made by the Democracy Movement on behalf of
thousands of Cubans who were stranded at several locations in the
Americas after the decision by the United States last January to end the
wet foot/dry… Continue reading

Canadá estudia petición para dar refugio a migrantes cubanos

Canadá estudia petición para dar refugio a migrantes cubanos
El Movimiento Democracia envió una solicitud en febrero
Domingo, mayo 14, 2017 | CubaNet

MIAMI, Estados Unidos.- Una solicitud hecha por el Movimiento Democracia
en nombre de los miles de cubanos que han quedado varados por toda
Latinoamérica tras el fin de la política de “pies secos, pies mojados”,
ha sido… Continue reading

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