We will have good weather with partly cloudy skies. Beginning Saturday there will be rains in the late afternoons resulting from the heating during the day, a typical situation of this time of year.
A surveillance-resistant tool called Commotion is not yet operational in Cuba, the U.S. Agency for International Development told the New York Times.
The famous painter and sculptor Agustin Bejarano, convicted of sexually abusing a minor, returned to Cuba this month after spending three years in prison in the United States.
The United States granted a record 19,500 visas to Cubans for family and professional or business visits during the first half of fiscal 2014 according to State Department data. The number of non-immigrant visas issued was up 27% from the same period of last year.
Public figures from around the globe continue to show interest in supporting the cause of the Cuban Five, and a new campaign the week of June 4-11 on their behalf is being launched by the International Committee seeking the release of the remaining three from prison.
Frederich Cepeda, one of the best hitters in Cuban baseball, will play this coming season in the Professional League in Japan, which just announced his signing for one season with the Yomiuri Giants in a monetary settlement of $1.5 million dollars.
During the month of April an unusual installation is showing at the Havana Fine Arts Museum titled “No Agradezcan el Silencio” (Don’t thank the silence) by artist Alexis Leiva Machado (Kcho). (20 photos)
Three years ago this month, former CIA operative Luis Posada Carriles, now 85, was acquitted on charges of perjury, obstruction of justice and immigration fraud. For journalists, scholars and others interested in his case, I’m posting here more than 700 pages of transcripts from Posada Carriles’ trial in El Paso, Texas.
The Cuban customs service published today a list of the foreign courier and package delivery agencies operating legally under contract with Cuban operators, authorized to perform these operations, reported Cubadebate.
The iffy supply of condoms in Cuban pharmacies and markets in recent months has meant greater risk for some and an impediment to others who prefer to restrain their libidos rather than fall sick or become pregnant. The situation seems to have worsened since early April but has been intermittent for more than a year.