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Cuban journalist arrested for his investigative reporting

Cuban journalist arrested for his investigative reporting The Paris-based press freedom watchdog, Reporters Without Borders (RSF), is concerned that the detention of Cuban reporter Calixto Ramón Martínez Arias is a return to darker days. Martínez, who works for the independent Hablemos Press agency, was arrested on 16 September on a charge of insulting the president, […] Continue reading

What Does a President Do?

What Does a President Do? / Yoani Sanchez Translator: Unstated, Yoani Sanchez The question of the title was inspired by Fidel Castro himself when, on March 28 of this year, he asked Benedict XVI, "What does a Pope do?" Beyond the childishness of the question, it made me reflect on what any president would say […] 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

Cuba mute in the time of cholera

Cuba mute in the time of cholera Castro government strong on public health, weak on public information in response to outbreak. Nick MiroffJuly 13, 2012 13:47 Cuba media cholera 2012 07 13 Cubans only relying on local media such as the official newspaper of the Cuban Communist Party, Granma, miss important information about a cholera […] Continue reading

Under observation

Cuban health care Under observation An outbreak of cholera tests a much-praised health system Jul 14th 2012 | MEXICO CITY | CHOLERA was eradicated in Cuba more than half a century ago. But on July 3rd the government announced that the disease had returned, infecting 53 people and killing three in the south-eastern province of […] Continue reading

May Day in Cuba: The Doctors Out in Front

May Day in Cuba: The Doctors Out in Front May 2, 2012 Fernando Ravsberg* HAVANA TIMES, May 2 — This year's May Day demonstration in Havana's Revolution Square was led by a broad representation of health care workers, whose work abroad has turned into the principal source of income for the country. Tens of thousands […] Continue reading

Americans and Cubans Still Mired in Distrust

Americans and Cubans Still Mired in DistrustBy DAMIEN CAVEPublished: September 15, 2011 MEXICO CITY — Bill Richardson had chits to offer Cuban officials in Havana this week if they released Alan Gross, the American contractor serving a 15-year sentence for distributing satellite telephone equipment.Enlarge This ImageEnrique De La Osa/Reuters Bill Richardson talked with reporters in […] Continue reading

Tropical Storm Tomas Turns North on Path Toward Cuba, Jamaica

Tropical Storm Tomas Turns North on Path Toward Cuba, JamaicaNovember 04, 2010, 11:34 AM EDT By Leela Landress and Alex Morales Nov. 4 (Bloomberg) — Tropical Storm Tomas turned to the north on a path that would take it just east of Jamaica today and across eastern Cuba tomorrow, according to the U.S. National Hurricane […] Continue reading

Cuba suffers exodus of the best and the brightest as economy remains in the doldrums

Cuba suffers exodus of the best and the brightest as economy remains in the doldrums Havana is being emptied of young people who are choosing emigration after Raúl Castro's promises of more freedoms come to nothing Parque Trillo used to be a lively pocket of Havana. A small open space bounded by four streets, it […] Continue reading

Tough Challenges Ahead for Raul Castro

February 21, 2008CUBA'S ECONOMIC CRISISTough Challenges Ahead for Raul Castro By Knut Henkel Fidel Castro was the face of the revolution, now he leaves behind adifficult legacy. Despite its successes in education, Cuba is plagued bya serious economic crisis. As Fidel Castro retires Cuba is left with an uncertain economic future.It's hard to miss the […] Continue reading

Cuba cits ‘world class’ trail in biotech research

Cuba cits ‘world class’ trail in biotech researchBy Gary Marx, the Chicago Tribune HAVANA ? On the outskirts of Havana sits a cluster of drab buildings that are part of an effort to propel Cuba to the forefront of biotechnology even as its population struggles with blackouts, shortages and crumbling infrastructure.Known as the Center for […] Continue reading

Cuba cutting ‘world class’ trail in biotech research

Cuba cutting ‘world class’ trail in biotech research Well-funded government labs enable Castro’s cash-starved nation to produce high-quality vaccines and medications for a global market By Gary Marx, Chicago Tribune foreign correspondent. December 18, 2005. HAVANA — On the outskirts of Havana sits a cluster of drab buildings that are part of an effort to […] Continue reading