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    She’s aging in the hemisphere’s oldest nation and survives by digging through Cuba’s trash

    She’s aging in the hemisphere’s oldest nation and survives by digging through Cuba’s trash BY MARIO J. PENTÓN Y LUZ ESCOBAR mpenton@elnuevoherald.com HAVANA At 67, struggling against the challenges that come with aging and a meager pension, Raquel, an engineer who in her own words was “formed by the Revolution,” survives by sifting through garbage […] Continue reading

    Raúl Castro intensifica la ‘diplomacia de rehenes’

    Raúl Castro intensifica la ‘diplomacia de rehenes’ SOREN TRIFF | Boston | 4 de Marzo de 2017 – 09:17 CET. La ejecución extrajudicial del activista Hamell Santiago Maz Hernández es la señal escandalosa y brutal de que Raúl Castro activa la “diplomacia de rehenes” que pone la vida de un sector de la población en […] Continue reading

    Los libros prohibidos de la Feria

    Los libros prohibidos de la Feria Las obras trascedentes siempre resultan peligrosas y eso bien que lo saben los censores Viernes, febrero 10, 2017 | Roberto Jesús Quiñones Haces GUANTÁNAMO, Cuba.- La Feria Internacional del Libro de La Habana y sus sagas provinciales serían un acontecimiento más importante si se realizaran debates donde todos los […] Continue reading

    Did the regime pay its creditors 5.29 billion?

    Did the regime pay its creditors 5.29 billion? ROBERTO ÁLVAREZ QUIÑONES | Los Ángeles | 10 de Febrero de 2017 – 14:56 CET. The anxiety affecting the dictator and military higher-ups in charge of Cuba is palpable, eager to dispel their bad international reputation for non-payment, as they yearn to attract unwary foreign investors and […] Continue reading

    Cubans anxious about change in US relations under Trump

    Cubans anxious about change in US relations under Trump Trump threatened to remove embassy in Havana By: PATRICK OPPMANN Updated: Feb 04, 2017 12:22 AM CST HAVANA, Cuba (CNN) – As US President Donald Trump lashes out at US enemies and allies alike, many Cubans wonder which Trump they will face. Will it be the […] Continue reading

    Meet the Entrepreneurs Breaking Into This Long-Forbidden Market

    Meet the Entrepreneurs Breaking Into This Long-Forbidden Market Less than 100 miles south of Key West sits a socialist country forbidden from doing business with the U.S. for 57 years. Now it’s on the brink of being opened to American entrepreneurs. Meet the ones hoping to cash in first. By David Whitford The Friday before […] Continue reading

    ‘El deshielo’ – recuento de una política fallida

    ‘El deshielo’: recuento de una política fallida A. SOSA / ANTONIO G. RODILES | La Habana | 16 de Enero de 2017 – 23:08 CET. Para sorpresa, incluso de los conocedores del tema cubano, el 17 de diciembre de 2014 el dictador Raúl Castro y el presidente Barack Obama anunciaron el restablecimiento de las relaciones […] Continue reading

    Canal 10 establece equipo noticioso permanente en La Habana

    Canal 10 establece equipo noticioso permanente en La Habana MIMI WHITEFIELD mwhitefield@miamiherald.com El reportero Hatzel Vela y el fotoperiodista Brian Ely, de la televisora miamense WPLG Local 10, afiliada a la cadena ABC, son ahora los periodistas de esa estación destacados permanentemente en La Habana. Los dos llegaron a Cuba el miércoles para convertirse en […] Continue reading

    WPLG debuts a Havana-based reporting team

    WPLG debuts a Havana-based reporting team BY MIMI WHITEFIELD mwhitefield@miamiherald.com WPLG Local 10 News reporter Hatzel Vela and photojournalist Brian Ely have become the ABC affiliate’s men in Havana. The pair arrived last Wednesday to become the South Florida station’s full-time Havana-based crew. That gives WPLG the distinction of being the first local station in […] Continue reading

    Washington Closes The Escape Valve

    Washington Closes The Escape Valve / 14ymedio 14ymedio, Havana, 13 January 2017 — Matilde sold her home just two weeks ago to pay for the immigration route to the United States. Thursday, the hope of achieving her dreams burst when president Barack Obama put an end to the wet foot/dry foot policy that granted legal […] Continue reading

    Judíos cubanos de Miami esperan que Trump proteja a su comunidad en la isla

    Judíos cubanos de Miami esperan que Trump proteja a su comunidad en la isla FRANCO ORDOÑEZ fordonez@mcclatchydc.com WASHINGTON Para Marcos Kerbel, saber que un judío devoto estará cerca del presidente electo de Estados Unidos para ayudar a formular la política hacia Cuba es una señal alentadora. Donald Trump nombró a Jason Greenblatt, alto ejecutivo de […] Continue reading