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Maduro Calls on Venezuela’s Military to Stop Protests

June 25, 2017 | No Comments »

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Saturday that the Armed Forces must increase their capacity to confront violent civilian groups in the protests against his government, which in more than two months have left 76 dead

WikiLeaks Julian Assange Warns about the Creation of Digital Armies

June 24, 2017 | No Comments »

The founder of Wikileaks (an international non-profit organization that leaks secret information), Julian Assange, warned us on Thursday about the creation of digital armies in the world, which are a threat to society and don’t only come from Nations but from private enterprises too.

Cuba Hopes Trump Keeps Cooperation Efforts against Drug Trafficking

June 24, 2017 | 3 comments

Cuba hopes to continue cooperating with the United States in the fight against drugs, although the latter has suspended high level meetings on this issue.

A Familiar Face at Cuba’s Film School

June 21, 2017 | No Comments »

Friendly, affectionate, but also direct and straight to the point, we found Ybis Caises along the main corridor of the International School of Film and Television. Her job since 1986 consists of connecting students and employees at this center with the outside world.

Havana-Miramar’s La Puntilla Neighborhood

June 20, 2017 | 1 Comment »

The coastal neighborhood of La Puntilla, located in Miramar, Playa, has buildings such as the CIMEX Corportation, the old CUBALSE, the La Puntilla shopping center and the Riomar building, this last one, in an advanced state of decay. (23 photos)

Postcards of the Havana Malecon Seawall

June 20, 2017 | 3 comments

In September of 2014 we published my first feature on Havana’s malecon seawall. Now, almost three years later, we return to show some postcards of this beautiful and emblematic avenue. (16 photos)

Cuban Medical Student Comments on Trump’s Announcement

June 20, 2017 | 5 comments

Daniel Hernandez, a young Medicine student at the Medical Sciences University in Santa Clara and the son of emigres who are in exile in the US who he hasn’t seen in 9 years, shares some of his views to Havana Times on the subject of this new stage in US-Cuba relations.

Understanding the New US Policy on Cuba

June 18, 2017 | 38 comments

The executive order signed by President Donald Trump this Friday in Miami to change US policy towards Cuba contains, in essence, new restrictions on travel and commercial activities, but does not affect family visits or remittances from the Cuban-American community.

Cuba Electoral Process Begins to Replace Raul Castro

June 14, 2017 | 4 comments

Cuba today announced the regularly scheduled municipal elections in October, the first step in the electoral process that will conclude in February with the designation of Raul Castro’s successor in the presidency.

The Price of Home Internet in Cuba (Cartoon)

June 14, 2017 | 1 Comment »

It’s very ironic the offer of home Internet with such absurd prices, taking into account the even more absurd income of Cubans.