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Evangelical Churches Booming In Cuba Amid Tensions

Evangelical Churches Booming In Cuba Amid Tensions March 27, 2017 7:47 AM HAVANA (CBSMiami/AP) — Fidel Castro’s government punished Rev. Juan Francisco Naranjo and sent him to two years of work camp for preaching in Cuba where atheism was law. For years, Naranjo’s church was almost abandoned, with just a handful of people daring to […] Continue reading

The One Who Left Ashes

The One Who Left Ashes / Miriam Leiva Cubanet, Miriam Leiva, Havana, November 29, 2016 – Fidel Castro died on November 25 at 10:29 p.m. and, according to his own will, his remains will be cremated, according to the brief statement read by Raúl Castro on Cuban television. at midnight. As a deceased person, the […] Continue reading

Congress Should Put the Brakes on ‘Engaging’ Cuba

Congress Should Put the Brakes on ‘Engaging’ Cuba U.S. exporters can sell to only one customer—the Castro government. Ana QuintanaRandall Ramos October 6, 2016 Will Congress lift the ban on private financing towards Cuba’s agriculture sector? Proponents of a bill to do just that claim it would benefit American farmers as well alleviate the suffering […] Continue reading

The Road to Cuba: Three Scenarios for U.S. Business Relations

The Road to Cuba: Three Scenarios for U.S. Business Relations Apr 26, 2016 On December 17, 2014, President Barack Obama announced his intention to normalize relations with Cuba. Since that time there have been a number of changes in U.S. policy and regulations affecting trade, investment and travel. To provide business leaders with the latest […] Continue reading

US-Cuba relations still precarious despite deal

US-Cuba relations still precarious despite deal Published on the 14 February EVEN as Americans look forward to buying Cohibas with their Amex cards, US intransigence continues to crush Cuba, writes Brian Wilson ON THE drive in from Jose Marti airport to downtown Havana, my driver observes that it’s cooler than usual due to a cold […] Continue reading

I Always Did What My Conscience Dictated

“I Always Did What My Conscience Dictated” / Dimas Castellano, Oscar Espinosa Chepe Posted on June 21, 2014 One of the central figures of the Cuban opposition, who participated in the revolution before its ultimate victory but ended up being sentenced to 20 years in Castro’s prisons, was the independent economist Oscar Espinosa Chepe, who […] Continue reading

Congratulation – Free Trade of Agricultural Products

Congratulations: Free Trade of Agricultural Products / Jeovany Jimenez Vega Posted on May 3, 2014 By: Jeovany Jiménez Vega The decision of Cuban authorities to ease restrictions on the commercializing of agricultural production (to be implemented in practice as outlined, it would be that and not a greater increase in “flexibility”) must be received with […] Continue reading

Demystifying las UMAP – The Politics of Sugar, Gender, and Religion in 1960s Cuba

Demystifying las UMAP: The Politics of Sugar, Gender, and Religion in 1960s Cuba Joseph Tahbaz ’15 History major Dartmouth College Joseph.A.A.Tahbaz.15@dartmouth.edu Abstract: The UMAP, las Unidades Militares de Ayuda a la Producción, were forced-work agricultural labor camps operated by the Cuban government during the mid-1960s in the east-central province of Camagüey. The current academic literature […] Continue reading

Chipping away at Cuba’s totalitarian state

Posted on Saturday, 06.08.13 Chipping away at Cuba’s totalitarian state BY MIRTA OJITO mao35@columbia.edu These days it is really hard to know whether to feel optimistic or pessimistic about Cuba. And that’s a good thing. For too many years most exiles have had only one view of the island: It was all bad and getting [...] Continue reading

Misleading Balancing Act

Misleading Balancing Act / Miriam Celaya Miriam Celaya, Translator: Norma Whiting At first glance, it would seem that nothing changes in Cuba. The system seems to gently continue down its inexorable march toward a crash that, nevertheless, doesn't seem to ever arrive, just like the future promised by the defunct revolution. People continue to do [...] Continue reading

In Cuba, religious freedom remains a dream

Posted on Friday, 09.07.12 In Cuba, religious freedom remains a dream BY TEO A. BABUN JR. Echocuba.org Five nuns from Our Lady of the Good Shepherd's congregation returned to Cuba on Aug. 28 with a small statue they had taken 50 years ago when they left after Cuba's communist revolution. As recognition of the Cuban […] Continue reading

From Failure to Failure / Fernando Dámaso

From Failure to Failure / Fernando Dámaso Fernando Dámaso, Translator: Unstated According to the latest official figures, the 2011-2012 sugar harvest (still unfinished) will amount to only 1.4 million tons, similar to that of the year 1895 in the 19th century, when the War of Independence against Spanish rule began. It doesn't seem like 117 [...] Continue reading

Cuban Officials Cracking Down on Dissidents

Cuban Officials Cracking Down on DissidentsSeptember 17, 2011 9:53 AM EDT Officials in Cuba have detained more than 30 anti-government protesters in an effort to prevent them from staging a demonstration in the town of Santa Clara. One of the activists who were arrested (but later released) was Guillermo Farinas – a psychologist and journalist [...] Continue reading

Fidel Castro says communism doesn't work

Fidel Castro says communism doesn't work

Former Cuban president says Marxist model 'doesn't even work for us' in
offhand remark to US journalist Jeffrey Goldberg
Rory Carroll, Latin America correspondent
guardian.co.uk, Thursday 9 September 2010 17.31 BST

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro Fidel Castro, pictured earlier this
month, criticised Cuba's state-dominated system. Photograph: Desmond
Boylan/Reuters… Continue reading

Cuban officials foresee 6-month food crisis

Cuban officials foresee 6-month food crisis
Posted on Thu, Sep. 18, 2008
By ANDREA RODRIGUEZ
Associated Press Writer

HAVANA —
Cuban agriculture officials said Thursday they expect a six-month food
crisis after hurricanes Ike and Gustav ravaged 30 percent of the
island's crops, and they are moving to increase domestic production and
control prices to ensure… Continue reading

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