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Supporting Cuba through the drought of the century

Supporting Cuba through the drought of the century

REPORT from European Commission’s Directorate-General for European Civil
Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations Published on 22 May 2017
By Hilaire Avril, Regional Information Officer, EU Humanitarian Aid.

Cuba has been fighting one of the toughest droughts in a century for the
past three years. Declining and erratic rainfall, increasingly long
periods between… Continue reading

El Universal: en 560% aumenta el número de cubanos en México

El Universal: en 560% aumenta el número de cubanos en México

Un artículo de investigación publicado por el diario mexicano El
Universal, indicó que la edad promedio de los cubanos que se quedan a
vivir en México es de 32 años. Muchos son graduados universitarios y
pronto encuentran empleos.
La cifra de cubanos residentes en México aumentó 560 % de… Continue reading

What would happen in Cuba if Maduro fell?

What would happen in Cuba if Maduro fell?
ROBERTO ÁLVAREZ QUIÑONES | Los Ángeles | 1 de Mayo de 2017 – 09:38 CEST.

There are probably not many Cubans who are aware of the economic and
social tsunami that the fall of the military regime in Venezuela could
unleash upon them. They can’t be. Reading Granma, Juventud Rebelde, and
Trabajadores,… Continue reading

Spain’s King Felipe and PM Rajoy to visit Cuba “as soon as possible”

Spain’s King Felipe and PM Rajoy to visit Cuba “as soon as possible”
Cuban foreign minister describes ongoing talks between Havana and Madrid
“beneficial”
JAVIER CASQUEIRO
Madrid 18 ABR 2017 – 12:11 CEST

Spain’s King Felipe VI and Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy have accepted an
official invitation to make an official visit to Cuba, which the Foreign
Ministry says will… Continue reading

Cuba… sigue sin reformas

Cuba… sigue sin reformas
Los líderes de la isla ponen el freno al impulso de liberalización de la
economía, luego de seis décadas de un gobierno hegemónico.
MARC FRANK/JOHN PAUL RATHBONE
03/04/2017 06:00 AM

El presidente cubano Raúl Castro se prepara para dejar el cargo el
próximo año, Venezuela redujo millones de dólares en ayuda y la reciente
elección de… Continue reading

European Diplomats Visit The Center For Coexistence Studies In Pinar Del Río

European Diplomats Visit The Center For Coexistence Studies In Pinar Del Río

14ymedio, Havana, 31 March 2017 — A delegation from the European Union
in Cuba visited the Coexistence Study Center (CEC) in the city of Pinar
del Río on Thursday. The group was headed by EU political attaché in
Havana, Carlos Perez Padilla, and also included representatives from the… Continue reading

Holding the Repressors Accountable

Editorial: Holding the Repressors Accountable
DDC | Madrid | 31 de Marzo de 2017 – 04:08 CEST.

Both off and on the Island, in recent weeks several successful actions
have been taken against State-perpetrated violence.

Composed of lawyers, professors, human rights activists and political
and student leaders of several Latin American countries, a new
organization was announced: the International Commission… Continue reading

‘From now on you have no name. You are prisoner 217’: life in a Cuban jail

‘From now on you have no name. You are prisoner 217’: life in a Cuban jail
A brutal high-security prison was the last place Stephen Purvis expected
to end up when he moved to Havana. Stephen Gibbs tells his story
Stephen Gibbs
Sunday 19 March 2017 09.00 GMT

If you happened to go to a British embassy reception in Havana… Continue reading

WFP Cuba Country Brief, January 2017

WFP Cuba Country Brief, January 2017
REPORT from World Food Programme Published on 31 Jan 2017

WFP is providing food and logistical assistance to the populations
affected by Hurricane Matthew in eastern Cuba.

WFP supports the strengthening of drought-related early warning systems
at provincial level and the inclusion of vulnerability indicators for
food security and nutrition in drought risk assessments.… Continue reading

Se mudan los cubanos para Kentucky?

¿Se mudan los cubanos para Kentucky?
15 febrero, 2017 7:24 pm por Frank Cosme

Santos Suárez, la Habana, Frank Cosme, (PD) En una conversación
sostenida hace un tiempo con un antiguo condiscípulo de estudios, me
había comentado que su hermano se había mudado de Miami para Kentucky
para trabajar en el ensamblaje y construcción de autos.

Recuerdo que le comenté… Continue reading

One of Obama’s parting acts – Suspending lawsuit provision of Helms-Burton

One of Obama’s parting acts: Suspending lawsuit provision of Helms-Burton
BY MIMI WHITEFIELD
mwhitefield@miamiherald.com

In his last month in office, former President Barack Obama preempted
what could have been one of President Donald Trump’s first actions on
Cuba: he suspended a section of the Helms-Burton Act that allows former
owners of commercial property expropriated by Cuba to sue foreign
companies… Continue reading

“No queremos volver a Cuba”, dicen refugiados en México

“No queremos volver a Cuba”, dicen refugiados en México
En mayo de 2016, Elaine subió a un avión como turista, tenía cuatro
semanas de embarazo; viajó por nueve países y al llegar a México la
alcanzó la noticia: ya no puede entrar a EU
22/01/2017 03:50
MARÍA DE JESÚS PETERS

Elaine Miranda no sonríe. Sentada en la orilla de una… Continue reading

FNCA envía mensaje a los cubanos tras derogación de “pies secos/pies mojados”

FNCA envía mensaje a los cubanos tras derogación de “pies secos/pies
mojados”
enero 19, 2017
Rosa Tania Valdés

En medio de la desesperanza surgida tras la reciente eliminación de la
política de “pies secos/pies mojados”, la Fundación Nacional Cubano
Americana insta a los cubanos a “no dejar de luchar por un futuro mejor”
para la isla.
El presidente de la… Continue reading

WANT TO VISIT CUBA? GO WHILE YOU STILL CAN

WANT TO VISIT CUBA? GO WHILE YOU STILL CAN
Some worry whether Donald Trump will preserve President Obama’s historic
re-opening of Cuba.
BY CHRISTOPHER ELLIOTT ON 1/14/17 AT 4:10 PM

It seems like every travel organization in the country is out with its
“must visit” list for 2017. What do they say? They’re literally all over
the map, but one… Continue reading

Legislative Proposal Would Grant Spanish Citizenship to More Cubans

Legislative Proposal Would Grant Spanish Citizenship to More Cubans /
Juan Juan Almeida

Juan Juan Almeida, 29 December 2017– On December 21 a leftist coalition
led by Spain’s Podemos party introduced a legislative proposal that
could benefit thousands of Cubans, as well as people of other
nationalities, who are descendants of Spanish citizens born outside of
Spain.

If approved, the… Continue reading

2017 ‘Muy malo’ for Cuba

2017: ‘Muy malo’ for Cuba
By Silvio Canto, Jr.
December 29, 2016

For 10 years, Raúl has benefited a lot from having Fidel around. Fidel
always showed up at the big celebrations or wrote a column.

Forget that. It won’t be pretty in 2017, as we see in this report from
the AP:

Castro must manage these twin economic and… Continue reading

2016 was a truly historic year for Cuba

2016 was a truly historic year for Cuba
BY NORA GÁMEZ TORRES
ngameztorres@elnuevoherald.com

The death of Fidel Castro marked the end of a truly historic year for Cuba.

After years of false rumors that he had died, the former Cuban ruler
finally passed away at 10:29 p.m. Nov. 25, according to a statement read
by his brother Raúl on state… Continue reading

Las tres caras del periodismo cubano

Editorial: Las tres caras del periodismo cubano
Agnes Koleman 22 diciembre, 2016 Boletín: Diálogos Cuba-Europa

A pesar de que el periodismo en Cuba ha cambiado bastante en los últimos
años, abriéndose espacios para la prensa independiente y apareciendo
nuevas iniciativas alternativas, siguen existiendo tres bloques bien
diferenciados. Está la prensa estatal, caracterizada por ser más
propaganda que periodismo y soportar… Continue reading

On Your Marks, Get Set…Trump

On Your Marks, Get Set…Trump / 14ymedio, Marcelo Hernandez

14ymedio, Marcelo Hernandez, Havana, 21 December 2016 – Walking around
the block with a suitcase in hand has been added to the rituals to mark
the end of the year, as a plea to be able to travel outside the country.
Many Cubans fear, however, that the situation is becoming complicated… Continue reading

The EU lies and bites its tongue

The EU lies and bites its tongue
ROBERTO ÁLVAREZ QUIÑONES | Los Ángeles | 17 de Diciembre de 2016 – 22:23
CET.

The Council of the Union European (EU) is lying when it says that the
agreement signed with the dictatorship of Raúl Castro in Brussels on 12
December, which put an end to the Common Position adopted in 1996,… Continue reading

Agreement between Cuba and EU criticized as soft on human rights

Agreement between Cuba and EU criticized as soft on human rights
BY NORA GÁMEZ TORRES
ngameztorres@elnuevoherald.com

A new agreement of cooperation and political dialogue between the Cuban
government and the European Union has come under intense attack by
European parliament members, Cuban dissidents and human rights
organizations.

“The EU should have asked for an end to the repression of political… Continue reading

Parlamentarios europeos cuestionan acuerdo con Cuba

Parlamentarios europeos cuestionan acuerdo con Cuba
NORA GÁMEZ TORRES
ngameztorres@elnuevoherald.com

El nuevo acuerdo de cooperación y diálogo político firmado por la Unión
Europea y el gobierno cubano se encuentra bajo el intenso escrutinio y
las críticas de europarlamentarios, opositores y organizaciones de
derechos humanos.

“La UE debería haber pedido el fin de la represión de los disidentes
políticos y [una]… Continue reading

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