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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.



Cuba: Only 5.7% of the Population Have Water 24/7

June 22, 2017 | 12 comments

Having running water 24 hours a day in Cuba is a luxury reserved for just 5.7% of the population in a country with over 11 million inhabitants. The situation could get worse before it gets better.



Havana Weather for June 22-28

June 22, 2017 | No Comments »

During the night, tropical storm Cindy landed on the border area of the states of Texas and Louisiana, in the southern United States; Decreasing the intensity of its maximum sustained winds to 65 kilometers per hour. Cuba is not affected by the storm.



The “Promised Land” that Ortega Offered with the Canal

June 20, 2017 | No Comments »

Four years since the canal concession was issued, no construction bids have been solicited nor has any land been expropriated or purchased along the canal route, and Chinese magnate Wang Jing has disappeared. The promise of the megaproject isn’t even mentioned in the Presidential speeches. Meanwhile, the rural protest movement continues demanding the repeal of the canal law.



Venezuelan Supreme Court Approves Process against Attorney General

June 20, 2017 | No Comments »

The Venezuelan Supreme Court (TSJ) today approved submitting the Attorney General Luisa Ortega to a process that could lead to her removal, requested by the ruling party and its President Nicolas Maduro.



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.



Four Years After the Canal Concession, Nicaraguan Farmers Continue Their Protests

June 17, 2017 | No Comments »

The rural residents who would be affected by the construction of an Inter-Oceanic Canal in Nicaragua held their 89th march last Tuesday. Like all the others, it was held to demand the repeal of Law 840, which they believe endangers their properties and harms the national sovereignty.



“You Have to Wipe Out Your Enemies!”: Cuban Emigres Celebrate

June 17, 2017 | 18 comments

“You have to wipe out your enemies!” said energetically Serafin Arvello, one of the Cuban emigres who congregated in Miami to anxiously await US president Donald Trump’s announcement that he will revoke the rapprochement process with Cuba which his predecessor, Barack Obama, had pushed forward during the last years of his presidency.