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    Cuba approves law aimed at attracting foreign investment

    Cuba approves law aimed at attracting foreign investment By Daniel Trotta HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuba’s National Assembly passed a new foreign investment law on Saturday that aims to bring badly needed capital to the communist economy by offering steep tax cuts and promising a climate of investment security. The assembly voted in a special session […] Continue reading

    Latinoamérica y los tres espías

    Latinoamérica y los tres espías No sería extraño que varios gobiernos dispuestos a acoger presos de Guantánamo intercedan con Obama a favor de Castro viernes, marzo 28, 2014 | Julio Cesar Álvarez LA HABANA, Cuba.-La Casa Blanca maniobra con gobiernos latinoamericanos para liberar a detenidos de la cárcel de la Base Naval de Guantánamo. El […] Continue reading

    Report – Law will let Cubans abroad invest on the island

    Posted on Wednesday, 03.26.14 Report: Law will let Cubans abroad invest on the island BY JUAN O. TAMAYO JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM Cuba’s new foreign investment law cuts taxes, opens new sectors to foreigners and allows investments by Cubans living abroad as part of ruler Raúl Castro’s efforts to lure fresh capital to his long-stagnant economy, according to […] Continue reading

    IN CUBA,US EMBARGO ELICITS A SHRUG

    IN CUBA,US EMBARGO ELICITS A SHRUG Havana’s communist leaders make halting changes, but no one expects an end to the economic blockade March 24, 2014 7:00AM ET by Ben Piven @benpiven HAVANA — The political pretext for gathering scarcely registered, as 100,000 raucous young Cubans — packed densely into a historic square behind Havana University […] Continue reading

    Cuba Forecasts $8.2 Billion From Doctors Abroad This Year

    Cuba Forecasts $8.2 Billion From Doctors Abroad This Year By Eric Sabo Mar 21, 2014 6:59 PM GMT+0100 3 Comments Email Print Cuba’s government forecasts it will receive $8.2 billion from sending doctors and nurses abroad this year as it announced plans to raise salaries for medical personnel on the Caribbean island. The revenue from […] Continue reading

    Castrismo, inteligencia y honestidad

    Castrismo, inteligencia y honestidad El peculiar concepto de reciprocidad de los simpatizantes del castrismo Eugenio Yáñez, Miami | 20/03/2014 12:14 pm Parafraseando una expresión lapidaria, es imposible ser simpatizante del castrismo, inteligente y honesto al mismo tiempo. La semana pasada académicos, negociantes, pacotilleros y activistas se reunieron en Miami para buscar fórmulas y caminos para […] Continue reading

    Obama Shouldn’t Forget Our Man in Havana

    Obama Shouldn’t Forget Our Man in Havana 7 MAR 19, 2014 4:39 PM ET By Jeffrey Goldberg When U.S. President Barack Obama looks abroad, he sees only the possibility of frustration and more frustration. He will not be supervising the return of Crimea to Ukraine. He and the West are unable to end the slaughter […] Continue reading

    Congresista de EEUU pide en La Habana que Obama cambie la política hacia Cuba

    Congresista de EEUU pide en La Habana que Obama cambie la política hacia Cuba AGENCIAS | La Habana | 19 Mar 2014 – 11:32 am. Debería eliminarse al Gobierno cubano ‘de la lista de patrocinadores del terrorismo, porque en realidad no hay razón para que figure allí’, opina el demócrata James McGovern. El congresista estadounidense […] Continue reading

    Cuba is Venezuela’s biggest loser

    Cuba is Venezuela’s biggest loser Published: Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 11:16 AM ET By: Silvana Ordonez | News Associate Opposition activists protest near the Cuban Embassy in Caracas, Venezuela, on March 16, 2014. In the midst of chaos in Venezuela, a dependent Cuba and its economic future is walking on a tight rope. As […] Continue reading

    Kerry dice que tiene ideas para liberar a Gross

    Publicado el miércoles, 03.12.14 Kerry dice que tiene ideas para liberar a Gross EFE WASHINGTON — El secretario de Estado, John Kerry, afirmó este miércoles que tiene “un par de ideas” para lograr la liberación del estadounidense Alan Gross, encarcelado en Cuba desde el 2009, y que no ve razones para endurecer la política hacia […] Continue reading

    Envisioning the End to Dual Currenc

    Cuba: Envisioning the End to Dual Currency March 10, 2014 By Milena Recio (Progreso Weekly) HAVANA TIMES – One day, so far unknown but probably closer than imagined, will be “Day Zero” for the start of the process of monetary unification foretold in 2011 by the Guidelines for the economic policy of the Cuban government. […] Continue reading