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Saturday 27 May 2017

Cuban Dictatorship Invites Over Puerto Rican Terrorist Released by Obama

Cuba President Raul Castro congratulated Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera on his release this week, and invited...

White House Promises Major Break with Obama’s Cuba Policy

TODAY CUBA – On Wednesday, a senior State Department official said president Donald Trump will be considering “significant differences”...

Cuba Launches Landmark Libertarian Party “Jose Marti”

We, the members of the Cuban Libertarian Party, do not fear any attacks against our bodies, because our...

End of an era in Cuba?

TODAY CUBA – The Cuban government’s traditional May Day parade Monday is the last to be overseen by...

Google Becomes First Foreign Internet Company in Cuba

TODAY CUBA – Google’s servers started running in Cuba this Wednesday, April 26, making the technology giant the...

Russian Government to Help Cuba Modernize Its Defense Industry

Russia and Cuba are cooperating on maintaining Cuba’s Soviet-era military equipment (Flickr). Anatoly Punchuk, deputy director of the Federal...

Castro Regime Arrests Nearly 50 Ladies in White Activists Throughout Cuba

The Cuban government has unleashed a new round of repression against the Ladies in White (Twitter). TODAY CUBA –...

Cuba’s Ladies in White Claim Normalization Made Repression Worse

“Look at Cuba. What is happening on the island is very hard to handle.” (Twitter) TODAY CUBA – The...

“Castro’s Wikipedia” Removed an Article that Labeled Homosexuality a Perversion

The article about homosexuality was removed from the “Castro version” of Wikipedia after multiple complaints considered it an...

Move Aside Castro, Cubans Want Capitalism

Sixty years after the communist revolution it is obvious that Cubans do not abhor, but desire a more...

No Major Changes in US Cuba Policy: Business Licenses Issued

TODAY CUBA – The United States government, headed by Donald Trump, has promised to review its policy on...

Cuban Hospitals Begin Telling Patients There Is No Such Thing as Free Healthcare

Cuban hospitals have begun to issue “symbolic” bills to their patients (Cubanet). TODAY CUBA – A report from Cuban...

Why Cuban Schoolteachers Are Quitting their Jobs Massively

Teachers claim their main reason for leaving is low salaries. (Flickr) TODAY CUBA, MAYABEQUE, CUBA — Teachers and other...

New Cuban Documentary Highlights Struggles of Political Prisoners’ Families

TODAY CUBA – A short documentary was shown this Thursday in Miami to raise awareness of struggles of...

US Captures First Cuban Refugees in Post “Wet Foot, Dry Foot” Era

TODAY CUBA – On Sunday, March 12th, 29 Cuban refugees were caught trying to reach Florida by boat. According to authorities,...

The ‘Lettuce Ladies’ Get To Work In Cuba

Scantily-clad vegan women wearing bikinis made out of lettuce in Havana to lecture impoverished Cubans against eating meat....

Cuban Baseball Player José Abreu Says He Ate a Page of His Fake Passport to Enter US

I swallowed the first page little by little,” Jose Abreu told the jury. “I could not reach the...

After Censorship and Blocked Visas, Award Ceremony in Cuba Honoring Dissident Payá Held in Secret

Approximately 50 people attended the event, including Cuban opponents, journalists and diplomats from Sweden, the Czech Republic and...

How Life Has Changed For These Cuban Women Over 20 years

Norma Guillard. Credit: Matt Rogers (TODAY CUBA) Cuba had a big year in 2016 — beginning with a visit...

Cuban Hotels Among Best All-Inclusives of the Caribbean

TODAY CUBA (Varadero, Cuba)  Two hotels in this resort, the largest and most important in Cuba, stand out...

Meet Leo Canosa, Founder of Cuba’s First (Sort of) Legal Tattoo Studio

TODAY CUBA – As tattoo art has exploded in Cuba over the last few years, artists have grown...

Havana Art Contest Censors Photo of Cuban Daily as Toilet Paper

TODAY CUBA – A picture of a woman using Cuba’s national newspaper Trabajadores as toilet paper was censored...

Cuba’s Flying Pizzas

TODAY CUBA – When Cuba expanded private enterprise in 2010, Marta Castaeda and her husband were granted a...

Cuban Tourism Boom as January Sees 15% Increase in Foreign Arrivals

Cuban tourism has been booming of late (Enviajes). TODAY CUBA – María del Carmen Orellana, head of marketing at...

Trump’s Refugee Ban Could Affect Cuban Doctors Fleeing

Cuban doctors apply for parole to the United States while waiting for their visas to be processed. (Tijuana...

The Second Decade Of The Post-Fidel Cuba

What would Fidel think of Chanel Fashion Week in Cuba? Alexandre Meneghini/Reuters TODAY CUBA / Ever since Fidel Castro...

Things You Should or Want Know About Cuba

El Capitolio peeks through a gap in the winding streets of Havana. Flickr TODAY CUBA / Cuba is the...

Cubans On Road to U.S. Distraught About Newly Closed Border

A boy wears the U.S. colours in Havana, Cuba, January 12, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer TODAY CUBA (Reuters) Cuban Jose Enrique...

Cuba Finds Obama’s Migration Decision Positive

U.S. President Barack Obama TODAY CUBA (Prensa Latina) The government of Cuba considers a positive step forward in improving...

Obama ‘Screwed’ Us, Cuban Migrants Lash Out At U.S. President

Many Cuban migrants feel US President Barack Obam turned his back on them.Much of the anger is directed...

Cuban Coal Shipment Marks First Export to US in 60 Years, Despite Blockade

Marabu coal, noted for its superb flavor, is to be exported soon to the US (RTVE). TODAY CUBA –...

“Donald Trump Is Good News For Cuba”, Opposition Leader Argues

TODAY CUBA – Opponent to the Cuban government Antonio Rodiles said the victory of Republican Donald Trump is good news for his...