Uruguay has two investigations underway into the alleged trafficking of Cuban citizens who have entered the country by land, informed the country's attorney general, Jorge Diaz.
Mayte hung herself from a flamboyant tree, some years after she left her position as the leader of the Young Communist League at secondary school, where she fulfilled the role of a Torquemada of Stalinism, pointing out, informing on and destroying the lives of her classmates, marked by the urgency of rising up the ranks...
The year 2018 will be a decisive one for Cuba’s future. The island is not only a geographical space but also a social space which transcends physical borders. In this regard, the future government will have to face the challenge of building a prosperous, transnational and inclusive country.
I have been farming the land and been a member of a credit and service cooperative (CCS), for over five years now, based in my community, of Mayari, Holguin. This mode of production is the closest thing there is to a real cooperative here in Cuba.
On January 4th, Fernando Ravsberg published an article entitled “Challenges for Cuba’s New President”. The key issue revolves around the dual currency system, linking in with the tricky answer of how to refloat Cuba’s battered economy. The issue deserves to have all of its sensitive points poked at.
“El Ciervo Blanco” is an alternative space where its audience can enjoy music they can’t find on Cuban TV. With a newsletter on Facebook and a book club that used to run on the roof terrace of a private home in Old Havana for five months, it sets out to research and spread awareness about old and new paganisms and anything that is magical, mythological and religious.
Express yourself! I can see you without ink. This invitation appears in the digital magazine Apulpso, which can be downloaded or obtained via the Weekly Package. It is a project created by five young enthusiasts who “wanted to do” more rather than go after money.
Ileana the Painter moves with the force of a torrent and irradiates the joy of a little girl. She confesses that she has always been “different” and challenging implacable society hasn’t been the greatest challenge in her life. She paints, she cooks, she lives with contagious and authentic freedom. With an unstoppable flair for improvising. (14 photos)
In Nicaragua, deposits grew substantially in the Albanisa bank (Banco Corporativo) following the closing of accounts in three other banks for fear of being affected by US sanctions against PDVSA, the Venezuelan State-owned petroleum company.
On January 9th in the city’s same historic center, three personal exhibitions by Cuban artists opened all at the same time, at the Provincial Center of Visual Arts and Design, better known as the “Luz y Oficios” gallery. The exhibitions can be seen until February 2nd. (18 photos)
In the face of protests by Cubans, who depend on getting a US visa so as to join their families on a permanent basis, Washington, in agreement with the Colombian government, decided on the expensive solution to move this paperwork to its embassy in Bogota in mid-October.
Magistrate Roberto Rivas should resign the post that he’s occupied for over twenty years as head of an electoral system that has collapsed, even though his exit alone won’t reestablish its credibility. This is the unanimous opinion of analysts and figures from the Nicaraguan opposition.