Cuba courted in diplomatic push on Venezuela crisis Colombian president flies to Havana to seek support for regional John Paul Rathbone in Miami
Juan Manuel Santos, Colombia’s president, was set to fly to Cuba on Sunday on a mission to… Continue reading
Cuban Couple Prefers to Face the Jungle Rather Than the Law in Cuba
14ymedio, Mario J. Penton, Panama City, 2 July 2017 – They managed to escape Cuba to leave behind traces of corruption and negligence that, according to Yudenny… 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
Geingob calls for removal of U.S. trade embargo on Cuba June 6, 2017 Albertina Nakale
Windhoek-President Hage Geingob says there is much ground to cover to ensure the complete lifting of the United States of America’s long running economic and… Continue reading
New bill adds tax on sales to Cuba For reparations, Crawford says By Frank E. Lockwood This article was published today at 2:07 a.m.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford wants to remove barriers to trade with Cuba while also… Continue reading
Greece and Cuba Account for 60% of the Debt Owed to Spain
14ymedio, 8 May 2017 – According to a report on foreign debt by Spain’s Secretary of State for the Economy and Business Support released to the newspaper El… Continue reading
Cuba: Another perspective
U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall wants to sell Kansas wheat to Cuba (“Congressman reflects on a recent Cuba trip,” High Plains Journal, April 10), and has filled a bill that “allows” American banks and to finance the Cuban… Continue reading
‘Cubazuela’ and Castroism’s three-fold failure FABIO RAFAEL FIALLO | Ginebra | 5 de Mayo de 2017 – 00:51 CEST.
Backed by Fidel Castro, and launched by Hugo Chávez, the project of forging an alliance between the regimes of Cuba and… Continue reading
What would happen in Cuba if Maduro fell? ROBERTO ÁLVAREZ QUIÑONES | Los Ángeles | 1 de Mayo de 2017 – 09:38 CEST.
There are probably not many Cubans who are aware of the economic and social tsunami that the… Continue reading
The alliance between Spanish colonialism and the Castroist leadership PEDRO CAMPOS | La Habana | 28 de Abril de 2017 – 11:54 CEST.
An article appearing in the Spanish newspaper El País, entitled “España no puede perder Cuba dos veces”… 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
The Secrets of Secretismo
14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar, 16 April 2017 — The term secretismo (secretiveness), to refer to the absence or delay of certain information of public interest in the Cuban official media, began to be used first among critics… 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
Lack of cash clouds Cuba’s green energy outlook By Sarah Marsh | CIRO REDONDO, CUBA
Cuba, battling a chronic energy deficit, has all the sunshine, wind and sugar to fuel what should be a booming renewables sector – if only… Continue reading
Cuba: more reliant on the US than ever ROBERTO ÁLVAREZ QUIÑONES | Los Ángeles | 27 de Marzo de 2017 – 16:38 CEST.
The best way to appreciate how that Cuba’s economy today depends on the US more than ever… Continue reading
Cuba owes Australia almost $10m from 1980s By AAP
The Cuban government is yet to pay back almost $10 million it borrowed from Australia more than 30 years ago.
The Hawke government issued two loans to Cuba in 1984 and… Continue reading
The energy that Castroism is stifling ROBERTO ÁLVAREZ QUIÑONES | Los Ángeles | 21 de Febrero de 2017 – 09:05 CET.
In recent weeks the regime of General Raúl Castro has “spooked,” and is now galloping in the wrong direction,… Continue reading
China Moves Into Cuba as Venezuela Fades, Trump Looms February 14, 2017 8:30 PM Reuters
HAVANA — From buses and trucks to a $500 million golf resort, China is deepening its business footprint in Cuba, helping the fellow Communist-run state… Continue reading
Cuba: It Might Seem Stupid but… February 9, 2017 By Fernando Ravsberg
HAVANA TIMES — The Cuban economy would be on the increase if half of the Revolution’s guardian angels – those who dedicate themselves to monitoring what is written… Continue reading
Did the regime pay its creditors 5.29 billion? ROBERTO ÁLVAREZ QUIÑONES | Los Ángeles | 10 de Febrero de 2017 – 14:56 CET.
The anxiety affecting the dictator and military higher-ups in charge of Cuba is palpable, eager to dispel… Continue reading
Cuba experiencing an economic crisis By Nora Gamez Torres El Nuevo Herald Published Feb 7, 2017 at 12:02AM
MIAMI — The Cuban government reportedly paid $5.2 billion in 2016 to meet its commitments after an extensive restructuring of its foreign… Continue reading
Sherritt’s nickel-price boost capped by debt, ‘confusing’ U.S. signals on Cuba Sunny Freeman | February 6, 2017 4:41 PM ET
David Pathe knows what it’s like to be banned from the United States.
The chief executive of Toronto-based Sherritt International… Continue reading
“I Did Not Enter This House Through The Window” / 14ymedio, Luz Escobar
Every night when Bisaida Azahares Correa goes to bed and looks at the ceiling, she is afraid that when the sun comes up she will have leave… Continue reading
Obama Leaves A Poisoned Gift To Trump And Castro / 14ymedio, Pedro Campos
14ymedio, Pedro Campos, 16 January 2017 — Raul Castro’s government, after reestablishing diplomatic relations with Washington and easing international pressures – which allowed it to renegotiate a… Continue reading
Can Cuba Overcome the Prejudice against Investment? January 5, 2017 by Fernando Ravsberg
HAVANA TIMES — Ending the year, President Raul Castro announced to the legislature that financial constraints in 2017 “could even get worse in certain circumstances” but even… Continue reading
What the reform measures implemented by Raúl Castro in 2006 have achieved, and failed to ELÍAS AMOR | Valencia | 29 de Diciembre de 2016 – 10:12 CET.
The close of 2016 marks a wasted year for the Cuban economy.… Continue reading