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Liberal Republic – Socialist Revolution

Liberal Republic / Socialist Revolution MIGUEL SALES | Málaga | 1 Jun 2016 – 9:43 am. May 20 will mark 114 years since the founding of the Republic of Cuba. The date, which went unnoticed by almost everyone, is important in itself, because it marks the moment when Spain’s last holding in the Americas broke […] Continue reading

Cuba: Co-op growth slows

Cuba: Co-op growth slows Article by Anca Voinea 12 February 2016 As Cuba continues its efforts to open to more trade, the number of new co-ops being set up has decreased. According to figures released by the country’s National Statistics Office, only 22 new co-operatives were created last year in sectors other than agriculture. This […] Continue reading

Cuba, A Country Without Thermometers

Cuba, A Country Without Thermometers / 14ymedio, Luz Escobar Posted on October 25, 2015 14ymedio, Luz Escobar, 25 October 2015 – There are few grandmothers left who simply put their hand on a grandchild’s forehead to find out if he or she has a fever. With the widespread availability of body temperature thermometers in the […] Continue reading

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

Cuba’s medical breakthroughs have caught U.S. attention

Cuba’s medical breakthroughs have caught U.S. attention By Paul Guzzo | Tribune Staff Published: August 2, 2015 TAMPA — As relations with Cuba improve, many people in Tampa are hoping for easier access to one export item the island nation has made famous — premium cigars. But there’s far more at stake with another product […] Continue reading

WHEN WILL CUBA END ITS ‘INTERNAL EMBARGO’?

WHEN WILL CUBA END ITS ‘INTERNAL EMBARGO’? by SPYRIDON MITSOTAKIS 13 Apr 2015 When I travelled for two weeks in working class areas of Cuba last year, a Cuban worker explained to me that while they hear endlessly from the government about the “American embargo against Cuba,” the real problem is the “internal embargo”—the embargo […] Continue reading

Open Letter From the MCL to Pablo Iglesias and His Hatred of Cubans

Open Letter From the MCL to Pablo Iglesias and His Hatred of Cubans / Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo Posted on October 8, 2014 MCL (Movimiento Cristiano Liberación / Christian Liberation Movement) in La Razón: “Mr. Pablo Iglesias, There is Poverty in Cuba and Leftist People are Repressed” How can you deem it a campaign against […] Continue reading

UN Elects Cuba to Chair World Health Assembly Even as Cubans Lack Aspirin, Basic Health

UN Elects Cuba to Chair World Health Assembly Even as Cubans Lack Aspirin, Basic Health Cuban media hails decision; UN Watch condemns “UN handing propaganda victory to a dictatorship” GENEVA, May 19 – The Geneva-based human rights group UN Watch criticized the UN’s election today of Cuba to chair the 67th World Health Assembly, with […] Continue reading

Cuba Major infectious diseases

Cuba Major infectious diseases Factbook > Countries > Cuba > Demographics Major infectious diseases: degree of risk: intermediate food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea and hepatitis A vectorborne diseases: dengue fever (2013) Definition: This entry lists major infectious diseases likely to be encountered in countries where the risk of such diseases is assessed to be […] Continue reading

Cuba Manipulating Health Care Statistics

Cuba Manipulating Health Care Statistics Experts: Socialist regime trying to enhance its legitimacy BY: Daniel Wiser March 5, 2014 6:04 pm Cuba’s socialist regime continues to engage in widespread manipulation of its health care statistics to enhance its legitimacy abroad, experts say. The issue of Cuba’s health care record came up again recently after Sen. […] Continue reading

Rubio Destroys Harkin on Cuba

Rubio Destroys Harkin on Cuba February 26, 2014 BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: I’m kind of torn here ’cause I’ve really got some interesting callers on and I’ve gotta do this Marco Rubio response to Tom Harkin because he just nails Harkin, and this is classic. So I’m gonna try to get a lot of stuff done […] Continue reading

Slaves in White Coats

Slaves in White Coats / Miriam Celaya Posted on February 13, 2014 In the nineteenth century, slave crews were rented out after the harvest to other landlords, providing the slaves a few trifles. HAVANA, Cuba, Feb 12 — The recent “defection” of Cuban doctor Ramona Matos Rodríguez, who provided services in Brazil under an agreement […] Continue reading

Major Department Store in Havana Shut Down for Health Issues

Major Department Store in Havana Shut Down for Health Issues August 29, 2013 Daniel Palacios (Cafe Fuerte) HAVANA TIMES — Havana’s Almacenes Ultra department store will remain closed “until further notice” on instructions from the Cuban Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP). The busy store was closed last week owing to “large concentrations of mosquitos and […] Continue reading

Cuba reports more cholera among foreign visitors

Posted on Monday, 08.26.13 Cuba reports more cholera among foreign visitors BY JUAN O. TAMAYO JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM Cuba-born New York high school teacher Alfredo Gómez says it was bad enough that he contracted cholera during a family visit to Havana this summer. Then he got a bill from the government hospital — $4,700. Gómez’ complaint came […] Continue reading

Cuba Covers Up Cholera at Home, Yet Sends Doctors Abroad

Cuba Covers Up Cholera at Home, Yet Sends Doctors Abroad at 10:25 PM Thursday, August 22, 2013 Here’s another one of the absurdities of Castro’s Cuba (and the complicit blindness of its allies): In the last year, the Castro regime has gone out of its way to cover-up a cholera epidemic in Cuba. It even […] Continue reading

U.S. issues travel alert for cholera in Cuba

Posted on Wednesday, 08.21.13 U.S. issues travel alert for cholera in Cuba BY JUAN O. TAMAYO JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM The U.S. diplomatic mission in Havana has issued an alert for cholera, triggering fresh allegations that Havana is hushing up an outbreak of the potentially fatal disease to avoid damaging its $2.5 billion-a-year tourism industry. Officials at the […] Continue reading

Guantanamo, Cuba Has Its Shanties Too

Guantanamo, Cuba Has Its Shanties Too June 26, 2013 Rosa Martínez HAVANA TIMES — According to Isbel Diaz Torres, the writer of one of Havana Times’ diaries I enjoy reading the most, Indalla is a shantytown located in the very heart of the Cuban capital which not even the president of its municipality knew existed. […] Continue reading

Cuban Port Town Swamped by Sewage

Cuban Port Town Swamped by Sewage Posted by News Editor in Latest News, RSS, Waste on June 6, 2013 9:51 am / no comments By Osniel Carmona Breijo HAVANA, Cuba, June 6, 2013 (ENS) – Residents of a port town south of Havana say that their streets are constantly flooded with raw sewage, despite promises […] Continue reading

Cuba wants to swap drugs for Dominican products

Cuba wants to swap drugs for Dominican products Jun 5 at 8:54 AM Havana. Santo Domingo.- Havana proposed to Santo Domingo a swap of its drugs and other local products, Cuba’s Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Center (IGBC) director Luis Herrera Martinez announced Tuesday. He said the Cuban government contacted president Danilo Medina last week, and […] Continue reading

Castro wants money, not a dialogue

Posted on Sunday, 04.14.13 CUBAN EMBARGO Castro wants money, not a dialogue BY FRANK CALZON frank.calzon@cubacenter.org Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez died, and Raúl Castro is searching for "investors" in Cuba. Chávez spent billions of Venezuela's petro-dollars shoring up Cuba's economy but Venezuela's new leaders may not be as beneficent. Venezuela may cut off its Cuban […] Continue reading

Cholera fear in Cuba as officials keep silent

13 January 2013 Last updated at 08:10 GMT Cholera fear in Cuba as officials keep silent By Sarah Rainsford BBC News, Havana Uvaldo Pino was a neighbourhood barber in Cerro, one of the poorer and more overcrowded districts of Cuba's capital, Havana. In late December, the 46-year-old fell sick with vomiting and diarrhoea and died […] Continue reading

The Collapse

The Collapse / Cuban Law Association – Veizant Boloy Cuban Law Association, Veizant Boloy Across the country, inhabited homes continue to collapse. The housing deficit and the bad conditions of housing in Cuba can be cataloged as a "chronicle of an announced collapse," something inevitable because of the progressive deterioration of the constructions on the […] Continue reading

Cuba travel warning still in place

Cuba travel warning still in place 07 August, 2012 Health officials in Cayman are warning people to take precautions if they travel to Cuba due to the ongoing outbreak of cholera. According to the latest report from the Pan American Health Organisation, three people have died from cholera in Cuba and the number of confirmed […] Continue reading

Airline Brokers seeks to fly to 3rd Cuban city

Posted on Friday, 07.20.12 Airline Brokers seeks to fly to 3rd Cuban city By Juan O. Tamayo jtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com Airline Brokers, a Miami company that charters flights to Cuba, said Thursday it has asked for U.S. Department of Transportation approval to put on the first flights from South Florida to the central city of Santa Clara. […] Continue reading