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Doubtful Meat From Brazil Continues To Be Sold In Cuba

Doubtful Meat From Brazil Continues To Be Sold In Cuba / 14ymedio, Zunilda Mata 14ymedio, Zunilda Mata, Havana, 21 March 2017 — Cubans know a lot about adulterations. For decades they have grappled with the “diversion of resources” [i.e. stealing] from state stores and the practice of state employees acquiring products elsewhere at low prices, […] Continue reading

Repression in Cuba Comes in Many Forms

Repression in Cuba Comes in Many Forms March 7, 2017 By Osmel Ramirez Alvarez HAVANA TIMES — Every Sunday, there is the “Los Chinos” agro-market fair in the city of Holguin in eastern Cuba. Trucks loaded with produce come from all over the country, mainly from its central provinces. As there is competition and since […] Continue reading

A Disappointing And Unfair Report

A Disappointing And Unfair Report / Cubanet, Luis Cino Alvarez Cubanet, Luis Cino Alvarez, 30 September 2016 — The most recent report by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) on the state of journalism in Cuba is, more than disappointing, worrisome. It is not that its authors are uninformed about the Cuban reality. Rather, they […] Continue reading

Discovering the African Heartbeat in Cuba

Discovering the African Heartbeat in Cuba Johnica Reed Hawkins This story originally appeared in the August issue of ESSENCE. Cuba is a land of contradictions. It’s a nation that is largely defined by the descendants of enslaved Africans, yet also a place where those influences are often denied and racism is rarely confronted. Writer Johnica […] Continue reading

One Woman’s Struggle for Freedom in Castro’s Cuba

One Woman’s Struggle for Freedom in Castro’s Cuba Andrew Egger / July 26, 2016 A slim Cuban woman speaks from a wheelchair at the front of the room. The woman speaks softly for 10 minutes in Spanish, pausing at intervals to wait for her translator’s words. Her left arm ends at the wrist, and she […] Continue reading

Normalizing relations with Cuba – not so fast

Normalizing relations with Cuba: not so fast By aronsbarron May 22, 2016 7:22 a.m. Polls make it clear that the American public is way ahead of Congress in supporting normalization of relations and reopening trade with Cuba. But positive numbers from several polls don’t mean that the normalization process will be easy or fast. That […] Continue reading

El Trigal Wholesale Market’s Last Day

El Trigal Wholesale Market’s Last Day / 14ymedio, Luz Escobar 14ymedio, Luz Escobar, Havana, 14 May 2016 — The line of trucks extends along the embankment that provides access to the only wholesale agricultural market in Havana. But unlike other days, the farmers who have come with their merchandise neither unload it nor sell it. […] Continue reading

U.S. businesses’ money can be frozen because of references to Cuba

U.S. businesses’ money can be frozen because of references to Cuba By Paul Guzzo | Tribune Staff Published: May 1, 2016 Updated: May 1, 2016 at 07:51 PM Nothing from his inventory originates from the island nation nor does any of the business’s money come from or go to Cuba. Still, over the past year, […] Continue reading

Cuba opens up to U.S., revealing its paradoxes

Cuba opens up to U.S., revealing its paradoxes Much has changed during half-century embargo BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN SPECIAL TO THE BLADE HAVANA — This city is a short 45 minutes from Miami, but until the relaxation of travel between Cuba and the United States, it could have been at the end of the world. […] Continue reading

How were democracy and civil liberties laid to rest in Cuba? A summary timeline.

How were democracy and civil liberties laid to rest in Cuba? A summary timeline. ROBERTO ÁLVAREZ QUIÑONES | Los Ángeles | 31 Mar 2016 – 2:44 pm. An anonymous commentator recently wrote, under an article by Dimas Castellanos about Castro’s conception of human rights, published in this newspaper, that he would like to read details […] Continue reading

Pro-Castro Foolishness

Pro-Castro Foolishness / Luis Felipe Rojas Posted on February 28, 2016 “There will be no impunity for the enemies of the fatherland, for those who intend to endanger our independence.” — Raúl Castro, 3 August 2010. Luis Felipe Rojas, 28 February 2016 — Attention, all who rabidly applaud the Obama-Francisco-Castro pact: it is worthwhile to […] Continue reading

Tractors In Cuba, From Ghosts To Orishas

Tractors In Cuba, From Ghosts To Orishas / 14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar Posted on February 26, 2016 “Do not put me in the dark to die like a tractor” (popular parody of a line from José Martí) 14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar, Havana, 25 February 2016 – Two pieces of news have raised hopes among Cuban farmers. One […] Continue reading

US Relaxes More Aspects of its Embargo on Cuba

US Relaxes More Aspects of its Embargo on Cuba January 26, 2016 HAVANA TIMES — The US government today announced a further easing of some aspects of its embargo on Cuba, which could facilitate travel, trade and finance. The new measures take effect on Wednesday, announced the US Departments of Treasury and Commerce in a […] Continue reading

Obama’s Cuba policy makes life worse for Cubans

Obama’s Cuba policy makes life worse for Cubans By Jeff Jacoby GLOBE COLUMNIST DECEMBER 24, 2015 WHEN PRESIDENT OBAMAdeclared 12 months ago that he intended to normalize relations with Cuba, he claimed that rapprochement with the Castro regime would uphold America’s “commitment to liberty and democracy.” Liberalizing US policy, the president predicted, would succeed “in […] Continue reading

Cows, Capitalism and the Future of Cuba

Cows, Capitalism and the Future of Cuba By Taylor Wofford 12/2/15 at 1:53 PM Every time Gator ejaculated, Dan Marvel grossed 10 grand. At the time of his death last year, the bull was a ton and a half of genetic perfection—or as close to it as has ever been recorded for his breed (Red […] Continue reading
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