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Tuesday 26 September 2017

Cuban Regime Profits from Hurricane Irma Relief Donations

“The state should limit its donation efforts to other governments and multilateral organizations,” the FHRC said in a...

Over 70% of Cuba’s Power Restored After Hurricane Irma

(TODAY CUBA) Over 70 percent of Cuba’s electrical power has been restored in the wake of Hurricane Irma,...

Journalists Once Again Arrested in Cuba, Now for Reporting on Hurricane Irma Preparations

(TODAY CUBA) Raúl Castro’s dictatorship in Cuba arrested independent journalists who were trying to report on Hurricane Irma this...

Hurricane Irma Slams Cuba’s Coast

UPDATED (10:00 am) - The storm has left behind significant damage to the region, but a precise assessment...

Cuban Dictatorship Outdoes Itself, Breaks Record for Arbitrary Monthly Arrests

TODAY CUBA - The number of arbitrary arrests in Cuba has reached a record high over the last...

Cuba’s Economy May Not Survive the Fall of Maduro’s Venezuela

TODAY CUBA - Economists are warning that a fall of Nicolás Maduro’s regime in Venezuela could be devastating...

Cuban Teenagers and their Foolishness

Cuban teenagers. photo: Caridad HAVANA TIMES — What we are witnessing in our youth today isn’t a lack of...

Castro’s conundrum: finding a post-communist model Cuba can follow

TODAY CUBA - When US President Donald Trump imposed new restrictions on Cuba in June 2017, he professed...

Cuban Housing Crisis Shows Deficit of 800,000 Homes

Cuba currently faces a drastic housing crisis. A report presented to the island’s Parliament revealed “critical” problems stretching...

Cuba slams Trump’s reversal of newfound friendship

Pictures of Cuba’s late President Fidel Castro hang on a wall as tourists ride in a vintage car...

Russia Sides with Cuban Dictatorship, Calls Trump’s Policy Reversal “Cold War Rhetoric”

Vladimir Putin (left) with Cuba’s President Raul Castro TODAY CUBA – Russia has expressed its “unyielding solidarity” with Cuba...

In booming Old Havana tourist quarter, Trump speech puts Cubans in a bad mood

© Yamil Lage/AFP/Getty Images A man wearing a T-shirt with a U.S. flag design walks along a street...

Airbnb Rentals Offer Cuban Residents Much-Needed Extra Income

In its annual report on Cuba, Airbnb highlighted the economic contribution that its platform provides to Cubans. (Flickr) TODAY...

UN Sounds Alarm on Rising HIV Infections in Cuba

The island has seen a nine percent increase in HIV infections, just under Eastern Europe and Central Asia....

This is why American tourists don’t want to travel to Cuba

TODAY CUBA – A flash of excitement about travel to Cuba after the country opened its borders to...

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...

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Costa Rica Lifts Price Controls In Mobile Telecom Market

The Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (Sutel) - Costa Rica's Superintendency of Telecommunications - has declared that the country’s mobile market is now considered competitive following...

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(Abu Dhabi) Costa Rica is aiming to become a major logistics hub in Central America and Caribbean region with a US$1 billion mega-port project. Jhon...

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Buffalo Farming in Costa Rica

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The September 19 earthquake that hit Mexico could cost the country up to one percent of its Gross Domestic Product, according to an estimate...

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How Will Hurricane Irma Affect Costa Rica?

As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

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QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

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