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USA: New Cuba Policies for Old Aims

July 28, 2015 | 27 comments

To openly acknowledge that these new relations between the United States and Cuba aim to “reach the objectives that those who supported the embargo had” (AKA regime change), is rather arrogant and continues to underestimate Cuba.

Hillary Clinton’s Role in Honduran Coup of 2009 (Video)

July 28, 2015 | No Comments »

In Honduras, as many as 25,000 people marched Friday demanding the resignation of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández. The protests come six years after a coup ousted Honduras’s democratically elected President Manuel Zelaya.

US Upgrades Cuba on List of Human Traffickers

July 27, 2015 | 3 comments

The State Department has removed Cuba from its list of countries that do nothing to deal with human trafficking, upgrading the island from Tier 3 in its 2015 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report to Tier 2.

No Exit: Cuban Doctors Trapped in Colombia

July 27, 2015 | 7 comments

When the bus finally reached Bogota, Iraida, a 25-year-old Cuban dentist, felt that she had finally shaken off the terrible heavy weight that she had been dragging for more than a thousand never ending kilometers. Here’s her story and that of other Cuban health professionals stuck in Colombia.

Cuba’s Impossible, Unnecessary and Immoral Efforts at the Pan-American Games

July 27, 2015 | 3 comments

The latest Pan-American Games came to an end and Cuban sports authorities are very much distressed. The local predictions made prior to the competition suffered from an excess of optimism. Cuba’s delegation came out in fourth place. The official aim of retaining the island’s second place was not reached.

Is Havana’s Someillan Building on the US Purchase List?

July 27, 2015 | 8 comments

After a two-year refurbishing process under Cuba’s Palco real estate agency, everything indicates the Someillan building located at the intersection of Linea and O streets, facing Havana’s Malecon ocean drive, will became one of the residential complexes for the new US embassy in Cuba.

Cuba’s Top Brass Celebrate July 26th

July 26, 2015 | 43 comments

The top leaders of the Cuban Communist Party, military and government accompany general/president Raul Castro, 84, in the front row at the July 26th commemoration in Santiago de Cuba.

Russia Doesn’t Want GITMO Base in Cuba

July 25, 2015 | 14 comments

Russia does not need a permanent naval base in Cuba, says a Russian military expert, quashing insinuations that Cuba would turn the U.S. Navy base at Guantánamo Bay to Russia after the Pentagon vacates it.

Should Cubans be Wary of the New Relationship with the USA?

July 25, 2015 | 42 comments

Should Cubans be Wary of the New Relationship with the USA? Will it bring prosperity or is it some kind of trick?

Cuba’s Emerging Individual Entrepreneur

July 25, 2015 | 4 comments

The individual entrepreneur, the proprietor and founder of the small and midsize businesses that have been organized throughout the country lacks official recognition as such and is still considered a “cuentapropista” (self-employed), as if there was no difference.