Cholera in Cuba
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Health Alert Causes Big Losses For The Self-Employed

Health Alert Causes Big Losses For The Self-Employed / 14ymedio, Fernando Donate Ochoa Posted on August 19, 2015 14ymedio, FernandoDonate Ochoa, Holguin, 18 August 2015 — The cholera outbreak affecting Holguin has gone way beyond the health problem and become a drag on economic activity. The health authorities in the province have issued a set […] Continue reading

HOLLYWOOD RAVES, WHILE CASTRO DIGS GRAVES

HOLLYWOOD RAVES, WHILE CASTRO DIGS GRAVES Exclusive: Marisa Martin blasts celebs for ignoring Cuba’s persecuted artists MARISA MARTIN Fidel Castro, Hollywood’s favorite living dictator, and his li’l bro Raul arrested more than 360 political prisoners in the first 13 days of May alone. Perhaps Kings Castro I and II are just trying to balance out […] Continue reading

Cuba still battling cholera a year after first cases reported

Cuba still battling cholera a year after first cases reported Marc Frank Reuters HAVANA – A year after the first cholera cases in decades were reported in Cuba, the country is still struggling with outbreaks in various provinces, health workers and residents told Reuters on Thursday. On Tuesday the United States issued a health advisory […] Continue reading

Calixto, the Resolute

Calixto, the Resolute* / Lilianne Ruiz Posted on April 15, 2013 This past Tuesday, the Cuban authorities finally acknowledged Calixto R. Martinez Arias's right to go free, after he had served more than six months in prison, initially for the crime of "insulting the leadership figures of the Revolution." He had no trial. Martinez Arias […] Continue reading

Have We Become Accustomed To Dirt?

Have We Become Accustomed To Dirt? / Yoani Sánchez Translator: Unstated, Yoani Sánchez A teenager writes — with his index finger — the words "Wash me" in the dust on the window of the bus. A mother asks her son what the school bathroom is like and he confirms that "it stinks so much you […] Continue reading

Mounting Cholera?

Mounting Cholera? / Miriam Celaya Miriam Celaya, Translator: Norma Whiting A few days from the announced celebration of that mournful date, July 26th, in the province of Guantánamo, rumors continue to be increasingly stronger that there are several cases of cholera in eastern Cuba, plus it is even being said that there have been several […] Continue reading