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Cuba OKs US Security Officers on Flights to the Island

July 25, 2016 | No Comments »

Cuban and US aviation authorities have reached an agreement about deploying US security agents on regular flights between the two countries, which clears up one of Washington’s demands for reestablishing commercial routes to Cuba as of September.




Fishing on the Malecon seawall.  Photo: Juan Suarez
Mail Merge problem solved…

July 24, 2016 | No Comments »

Thanks to two of our readers suggestions the problems we were having with Main Merge were solved.




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US Says Engagement is Empowering Cubans

July 20, 2016 | 19 comments

One year after Washington and Havana restored diplomatic ties, U.S. policy is helping to empower the Cuban people and give them greater autonomy from the socialist government, a senior State Department official said Wednesday.




Adolescents.  Photo: Juan Suarez
Havana Weather for July 21-27

July 20, 2016 | No Comments »

Partly cloudy hot days are expected, with rains possible starting in the early hours of the afternoon. Winds will be from the East, with speeds between 10 and 20 km/h.




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The Oakland Youth Symphony Orchestra Bids Farewell to Cuba

July 19, 2016 | 1 Comment »

With a beautiful, applauded … and little promoted concert at the Covarrubias Hall of the National Theater of Cuba, the Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra performed their finale on July 16th.




Cuban First VP, Miguel Diaz Canel, in Nicaragua with Telemaco Talavera the súper adviser who doubles as the spokesperson for the Grand Canal of Nicaragua project.
Cuban VP Diaz Canel in Nicaragua for Anniversary Celebration

July 19, 2016 | 2 comments

Cuba’s First Vice President, Miguel Diaz Canel, is in Managua today to accompany Daniel Ortega at the 37th anniversary celebration of the Nicaraguan revolution.




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Thirteen Cubans Die Trying to Reach USA

July 18, 2016 | 13 comments

Yesterday, the US Coast Guard says it has stopped searching for the 15 people (13 Cubans a Colombian and a Dominican) who did not achieve their goal of reaching the US territory.




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Yulieski Gourriel Gets $47.5 Million from Houston Astros

July 16, 2016 | 1 Comment »

Yulieski Gourriel, the most complete Cuban baseball player, has signed a $47.5 million dollar contract with the Houston Astros, reports baseballdecuba.com.




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Help with Merge Mail

July 14, 2016 | No Comments »

Is anyone familiar with using the program Mail Merge with Word & Outlook to send out large email lists. If so, please contact us…




Marino Murillo.   Foto: Ladyrene Pérez/Cubadebate.
Cuba Ousts Murillo as Economy Minister

July 13, 2016 | 45 comments

Raul Castro, with the approval of the Council of State, today removed the Minister of Economy and Planning, Marino Murillo, and appointed Ricardo Cabrisas, one of Cuba’s six vice presidents to replace him.