According to the electoral calendar established by the Supreme Electoral Court (CSE), the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) must register their list of candidates for president, vice president and legislators between July 28th and August 2nd and in doing so they’ll reveal what the line of succession that Commander Daniel Ortega has in mind.
Jose Ramon Machado Ventura, the number two man in the Communist Party behind Raul Castro, said today that Cuba “will not accept external pressure”, at a time when the country is experiencing an economic downturn. He noted that any changes in Cuba are only “to strengthen socialism.”
Today we celebrate or suffer, according to how you want to look at it, the 63rd anniversary of the attack on the Moncada Barracks of July 26, 1953.
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.
Interview with Oakland Symphonic Youth Orchestra’s principal conductor Omid Zoufonoun, at the close of a ten-day tour in Cuba with performances in Santa Clara, Cienfuegos and Havana.
This oddity urges me to make a comparison with modern Cuban society. It just so happens that “this blind spot” protects us from things that we shouldn’t be ignoring and lets us live, maybe, distanced from reality, immersed in our own affairs, which we do see, however, because we have no other choice.
Rama-Kriol tribes point a finger at the government’s lack of action in the face of destruction Wilfredo Miranda Aburto (Confidencial) HAVANA TIMES – The sound of chainsaws echoes through the Indio Maíz Biological reserve in south eastern Nicaragua. Despite denunciations from the Rama-Kriol indigenous people and their documentation of the advance of illegal colonists into […]
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.
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.