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Cuba Far Off the Path of TS Edouard

September 13, 2014 | No Comments »

Tropical Strom Edouard is currently churning in the open Atlantic far from the Caribbean. Its path northwest will keep it far from a landing and poses no threat to Cuba.

Cuba Sends MDs to Combat Ebola in Africa

September 12, 2014 | 1 Comment »

The Cuban government will send a total of 165 doctors and nurses to cope with Ebola in Africa as part of the global effort coordinated by the World Health Organization (WHO), reports Granma newspaper.

Cuba’s Telecommunications Monopoly Still in a Tight Spot

September 11, 2014 | 16 comments

Cuba’s new mobile phone email service continues to be highly deficient owing to “jamming of the lines”, and no announcement as when this will be fixed has been made.

Liberalism: Theirs and Ours

September 11, 2014 | 1 Comment »

The most recent historical developments on our continent have made the word “liberalism” something of a commonplace, but the concept behind this term has been linked to our schools of thought for at least two hundred years.

My Mother and I Become Entrepreneurs in Cuba

September 11, 2014 | 9 comments

My mother and I went to get a Self-Employment License. We’re going to bring together investment and talent, quitting our professions, to make a little money and contribute to the country’s GDP. There are plenty of forms, seals & stuffy offices ahead of us.

Map (A tourist guide talking to talk) Video

September 10, 2014 | No Comments »

Rebuild the city, make it live, lie, talk to talk: pointing to the future. “Map” was made in the Spring of 2009 by Damian Sainz. (3:19 min.)

Trends in Cuban Baseball

September 10, 2014 | No Comments »

A number of details about Cuba’s upcoming baseball season have come to light in recent days. One piece of information that has been made public is the schedule, which anticipates a number of breaks owing to the holding of two other sporting events – the Central American Games and the Caribbean Series.

Women at a Disadvantage in Cuban Sports

September 9, 2014 | 1 Comment »

Though many are the achievements of Cuban women in sports, their opportunities are far more reduced when compared to their colleagues of the opposite sex, particularly in the international arena.

Tourist Visas for Cuba

September 6, 2014 | 2 comments

Question: I will be travelling to Cuba in mid-November; however my country does not have a Cuban embassy. How can we get a visa?

A Visit to Quivican, South of Havana

September 5, 2014 | No Comments »

I recently visited the town of Quivicán, located 21 kilometers south of Havana. It is one of the 11 municipalities of the new province called Mayabeque and has a population of just over 29,000 inhabitants. Here’s a little of what I saw. (25 photos)