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    Free Information Is “Food For The Brain,” Said Alan Gross

    Free Information Is “Food For The Brain,” Said Alan Gross / 14ymedio, Mario Penton 14ymedio, Mario Penton, Miami, 13 September 2016 — The last day of Cuba Internet Freedom Forum (CIF), which is meeting in Miami this week and was attended by dozens of experts in the use of networks, explored the importance of recognizing […] Continue reading

    The odyssey of finding food in Cuba

    The odyssey of finding food in Cuba High food prices and meager supplies in stores and markets continues to be a fundamental problem for Cubans on an island where one restaurant dish can cost a month’s salary. Agricultural output is not improving, and the government is threatening to pull back on economic reforms. adiaz@miamiherald.com NORA […] Continue reading

    The Foreign Investment Law – A Litany of Squandered Opportunities

    The Foreign Investment Law: A Litany of Squandered Opportunities DIMAS CASTELLANOS | La Habana | 11 Mar 2016 – 8:56 pm. Entitled “Inversión extranjera, puntal para el desarrollo (Foreign investment, Key to Development” on Friday, March 4, 2016, the daily paper Granma published a conversation between journalists Sheyla Delgado and Óscar Sanchez with Déborah Rivas, […] Continue reading

    Chronicle of a ‘Rafter’ on Foot

    Chronicle of a ‘Rafter’ on Foot / 14ymedio, Mario Penton Martinez Posted on November 14, 2015 Today we publish the first part of the testimony of a Cuban who has made the dangerous trip to Guatemala US 14ymedio, Mario J. Penton Martinez, Guatamalan/Mexican Border, 13 November 2015 – I live proud of being Cuban. I […] Continue reading

    A Secretive Path to Raising U.S. Flag in Cuba

    A Secretive Path to Raising U.S. Flag in Cuba By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS and PETER BAKERAUG. 13, 2015 WASHINGTON — Before the United States and Cuba could seal a historic diplomatic rapprochement brokered in 18 months of secret talks, they first had to hide a pregnancy. Late last year, when President Obama and President Raúl […] Continue reading

    Cremata Expresses an Artist’s Bellyful Against Cultural Repression

    Cremata Expresses an Artist’s Bellyful Against Cultural Repression / 14ymedio, Miriam Celaya Posted on July 15, 2015 “What right does anyone have to rule over everyone’s thoughts?” The question, deeply subversive towards the Cuban reality, is at the heart of the open letter that artist Juan Carlos Cremata recently sent to an unknown Culture officer […] Continue reading

    How prisoner names were drawn up in U.S.-Cuba secret talks

    How prisoner names were drawn up in U.S.-Cuba secret talks BY DAVID ADAMS, MATT SPETALNICK AND LESLEY WROUGHTON HAVANA/WASHINGTON Mon Jan 12, 2015 7:06pm EST (Reuters) – Cuba’s deal with the United States to release 53 prisoners, worked out in secret talks over many months, has left a number of political opponents still in jail […] Continue reading

    Cuba has freed all 53 prisoners as agreed in U.S. deal – U.S. officials

    Exclusive: Cuba has freed all 53 prisoners as agreed in U.S. deal – U.S. officials BY MATT SPETALNICK, DAVID ADAMS AND LESLEY WROUGHTON WASHINGTON/HAVANA Mon Jan 12, 2015 7:11am EST (Reuters) – Cuba has released all 53 prisoners it had promised to free, senior U.S. officials said, a major step toward détente with Washington. The […] Continue reading

    U.S. condemns Cuba’s ‘practice of repressing’ after activists detained

    U.S. condemns Cuba’s ‘practice of repressing’ after activists detained BY DANIEL TROTTA HAVANA Wed Dec 31, 2014 1:43am EST (Reuters) – The United States on Wednesday condemned what it called Cuba’s practice of repression following the detention of several activists, in the first major test of President Barack Obama’s policy shift toward normalizing relations with […] Continue reading

    Fidel’s Shocking Silence

    Fidel’s Shocking Silence / Cubanet, Miriam Celaya Posted on December 22, 2014 Cubanet, Miriam Celaya, Havana, 18 December 2014 — After the brief speech by General-President, Raúl Castro, about the release of Alan Gross and of “a Cuban-born citizen” at the service of the CIA, and of other prisoners who received “prison benefits, including the […] Continue reading

    F.A.C.E. Obama’s Cuba move is misguided

    F.A.C.E.: Obama’s Cuba move is misguided 12/21/2014 2:00 PM 12/22/2014 7:15 PM What’s next for the Cuban people? F.A.C.E., Facts About Cuban Exiles, usually does not enter the strictly political arena, but as its name implies, it is an organization that aims to tell the truth. President Obama, in his broadcast to the nation, dedicated […] Continue reading