Far from the walled city of Havana, from the new neighborhoods outside of the city and on the outskirts, the town of San Felipe y Santiago de Bejucal was founded in 1714, : the first vassal city in Havana and in Cuba.
A serious problem that has begun to worry the Cuban people: the absence of many medicines in its pharmacies has made the news. The shortages that are beginning to be felt will most likely get worse before better.
Nicaraguan teacher Nilamar Aleman was recently released after 46 days she spent in the Ocotal, Nueva Segovia jail, after being arrested on August 13. Her “crime” was to accompany Naomi and Francisca, a migrant mother and daughter who had been stranded in Costa Rica.
This year, the Cuban festival runs from October 15-23 and celebrates the 70th anniversary of the relationships between Cuba and Austria. The “musical rejuvenation” of acoustically significant buildings has had a remarkable impact on Cuba.
Topping up cellphone accounts with bonuses from abroad has especially been welcomed by ETECSA customers and the Cuban community abroad, as communication channels have begun to open up more (or for friends of other nationalities) and have been improved.
The Cuban people, worried about prices at the market and uncertain about transport, don’t know how to assess the figure properly when they’re told, on a TV news report: Cuba needs to attract at least 2.5 billion USD per year in foreign investment if it wants to continue to increase national Gross Domestic Product at a steady rate.
Pia was seduced by natural colors when she realized she could use them. She used to look closely at pollen, dust clouds, some flowers and dried fruits, mud, certain stalks that trickled out tones when put in water, and charcoal which left a trail beside the path she used to walk along. Especially when she used to rub them against unusual surfaces or exposed them to sun, wind, rain and they took on wonderful shades.(30 photos)
In a press conference held in mid-September, executives from Cuba’s national Oil company (CUPET) lowered public expectations which have arisen around estimates that the Australian company MEO made public about Cuba’s oil potential.
A few years ago, journalists who collaborated with Radio and TV Marti received a document which outlined the ethical and journalistic norms that these media should abide to. However both stations are doing very little to abide by it.
Scientist Jaime Incer Barquero, presidential advisor on environmental matters, severely criticized the inaction of the Nicaraguan Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources (MARENA) in the face of the destruction of the Indio Maíz Biological Reserve at the hands of squatters. “It’s inexplicable,” was the reaction of Incer, former minister of this institution.