Trump, The Military And The Division Of Powers In Cuba
14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar, Havana, 20 June 2017 — The recent decision by the president of the United States to limit commercial relations with Cuban companies controlled by the military highlights… Continue reading
The Cuban Republic: Buried by Official Decree / Iván García
Iván García, 24 May 2017 — May 20 of this year with mark the 115th anniversary of the birth of the Republic of Cuba. In the Throne Room of the… Continue reading
En Cuba duermen bien: asesinos, secuestradores, terroristas, los fugitivos de EEUU junio 23, 2017 Rolando Cartaya
La Habana les llama “luchadores sociales”, pero sus expedientes policiales confirman lo que dijo en Miami el presidente Trump: “mientras encarcelaba a personas inocentes… Continue reading
Editorial: Trump Gets It Right DDC | Madrid | 22 de Junio de 2017 – 11:23 CEST.
In his speech in Miami, US President Donald Trump rightly divided Cuban society into two groups: the military and the people. And his… Continue reading
Trump’s Fault? ARMANDO CHAGUACEDA | Ciudad de México | 21 de Junio de 2017 – 10:47 CEST.
Donald Trump’s announcement of an alteration of his country’s policies towards Cuba caused a great stir. Despite its limited scope – in terms… Continue reading
El régimen no entregará a los prófugos de la justicia de EEUU DDC | Viena | 19 de Junio de 2017 – 17:44 CEST.
El régimen cubano se niega a negociar con el Gobierno de EEUU “bajo presión o amenaza”,… Continue reading
Populism Cuban Style: Conquests, Threats and Leadership
14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez, 6 June 2017 — The leader speaks for hours on the platform, his index finger pointing to an invisible enemy. A human tide applauds when the intonation of a phrase… Continue reading
High on Cuba policy proposal: restricting U.S. business deals with Cuba’s military-run entities BY NORA GÁMEZ TORRES email@example.com
Cuban-American members of Congress have been pushing the Trump administration to restrict deals between U.S. companies and Cuban firms controlled by the… Continue reading
Trump considers reversing historic Obama-era opening with Cuba Tracy Wilkinson
President Trump is expected to roll back parts of the historic Obama-era opening with Cuba, siding with hawks who oppose detente and rejecting demands from U.S. businesses for whom the… Continue reading
How to survive military service as a homosexual CARLOS TRUJILLO HERRERA | La Habana | 12 de Junio de 2017 – 10:37 CEST.
“My parents don’t know that I’m homosexual. And I don’t want them to, for now, so when… Continue reading
Reinaldo Escobar: The Unqualified Cuban Truth / Somos+
Somos+, Leyla Belo, 23 MACH 2017 — Those who ever speak with Reinaldo cannot deny his innate genius, his sense of humor and gentleness of expression. A matter of decorum, isn’t it?… Continue reading
Trump Will Reverse Damage Done by Obama’s Cuba Policy Jun 8th, 2017 3 min read COMMENTARY BY Mike Gonzalez @Gundisalvus Senior Fellow Mike Gonzalez is a senior fellow at the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies.
KEY… Continue reading
The surveilled university MICHAEL H. MIRANDA | Fayetteville | 8 de Junio de 2017 – 09:33 CEST.
Last week several photos of American students with their professors appeared on the social networks in Havana. The images would not have drawn… Continue reading
Cubans Want More Severe Laws for Criminals / Iván García
Iván García, 6 May 2017 — Some people in Cuba, not just a minority, want blood. And more severe laws for criminals.
While the Catholic Church and different international institutions… Continue reading
¿Habrá cambios significativos? Donald Trump piensa viajar este mes a Miami a anunciar su política hacia Cuba Martes, junio 6, 2017 | Ernesto Diaz Rodriguez
MIAMI, Estados Unidos.- En días pasados, a través de la prensa de este país, hemos… Continue reading
‘Rotten paintwork and the smell of cheap aftershave’ await visitors to Havana’s new luxury hotel Claire Wrathall•The Telegraph June 5, 2017
Given the extent to which the US began last year to make it easier for its citizens to visit… Continue reading
The FAR does ‘patriotic work’, but its officers are quitting CARLOS TRUJILLO HERRERA | La Habana | 5 de Junio de 2017 – 12:53 CEST.
Although the Revolutionary Armed Forces (FAR) strive to project an image of strength, especially in… Continue reading
Cuba, Pensioners and Respect for the Law May 29, 2017 Jimmy Roque Martinez
HAVANA TIMES — Some people usually sell goods on Tulipan Street, in the Revolution Square municipality, just like they do in almost every neighborhood throughout the country.… Continue reading
Carmelo Mesa-Lago: “The Cuban Government Panicked After Obama’s Visit”
14ymedio, Maité Rico, Madrid, 1 June 12017 — Carmelo Mesa-Lago (born Havana, 1934) has spent a good part of his life trying to open a breach of good sense in the… Continue reading
War Vocation in the “Peace Zone”
Cubanet, Miriam Celaya, Havana, 31 May 2017 — A brief note published by the official Cuban press reports the meeting held by “General of the Army Raúl Castro Ruz” with “the Chief of the… Continue reading
Cuba’s Proxy War in Venezuela Mary Anastasia O’Grady in The Wall Street Journal
The commitment to Maduro among soldiers and police is breaking down
Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro is responding to mass demonstrations by selectively killing civilians. If, as a… Continue reading
Cuban Professionals Are Afraid In Venezuela
14ymedio, Mario Penton, Miami, 18 May 2017 — Seen from the Venezuelan opposition as an army of occupation and from the Venezuelan government as soldiers of socialism, tens of thousands of Cuban professionals live… Continue reading
The Cuban Regime is an Enemy to theFreedom of Expression / Iván García
Ivan Garcia, 10 May 2017 — When he is particularly bored, after flicking through the eight channels that there are on the island, 56 year old civil… Continue reading
With Lacoste, Mont Blanc, Socialist Cuba Has 1st Luxury Mall Cuba has its first luxury mall, thanks to the business arm of Cuba’s army transforming a century-old shopping arcade into a temple to conspicuous capitalism, in the heart of the… Continue reading
Police Raid Rafters’ Homes Looking for a Boat Stolen From the Army
14ymedio, Mario Penton, Miami, 26 April 2017 — Cuban police are searching for a boat stolen from the Revolutionary Armed Forces (FAR) and to find it they are… Continue reading
Tell Us, General, What’s Plan B?
14ymedio, Miriam Celaya, Havana, 20 April 2017 — The Venezuela of “XXI Century Socialism” is wavering and threatening to collapse. It’s only a matter of time, soon, perhaps, as to when it will tumble.… Continue reading
Is Raul Castro in Hibernation Mode? / Iván García
Ivan Garcia, 11 April 2017 — Right now the most closely guarded secret in Cuba is the protocols for succession of the nation’s president, army general Raul Castro, after his retirement… Continue reading
When Your Ally’s Beards are on Fire*… / Miriam Celaya
Cubanet, Miriam Celaya, Havana, 18 April 2017 — According to an old adage, when you see you neighbor’s beard on fire, go soak your own*. The maxim should be applied… Continue reading
Separating baseball from politics DIMAS CASTELLANOS | La Habana | 13 de Abril de 2017 – 13:13 CEST.
The decline of Cuban baseball and the formation of a unified team with athletes from the Island and the Big Leagues have… Continue reading
Cuban-American Relations in 2017 BY SAMANTHA MENDIGUREN AND JORGE DUANY • APRIL 12, 2017
In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Jorge Duany, director of the Cuban Research Institute.
Upon Fidel Castro’s arrival to power in 1959,… Continue reading
Cynicism to disguise defeat PEDRO CAMPOS | La Habana | 10 de Abril de 2017 – 13:43 CEST.
Cynicism is, according to the dictionary definition, the attitude of one who lies shamelessly, and defends or practices in a brazen, impudent… Continue reading
Former FARC Guerrillas to Train as Doctors and Journalists in Cuba / Juan Juan Almeida
Juan Juan Almeida, 17 March 2017 — From the very moment it gained power, the Cuban regime has devoted precious resources to exporting its ideology… Continue reading
N.J. lawmakers launch push for fugitive Chesimard’s return from Cuba on March 31, 2017 at 7:10 AM, updated March 31, 2017 at 8:51 AM
WASHINGTON — Reps. Chris Smith and Albio Sires began a new effort to push for the… Continue reading