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The ‘Lettuce Ladies’ Get To Work In Cuba

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. Photo Ernesto Mastrascusa EFE TODAY CUBA – Wasting no time, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) official vegan ambassadors the “Lettuce Ladies” hit the ground running after arriving on their first-ever flight to Cuba, […]

Cuba’s Flying Pizza

Cuba’s Flying Pizza

RICO’S JOURNAL – Watching this video brought back memories of my recent trip to Cuba. I didn’t try the two Marta’s pizza, however, I did at a food stand near  the apartment I was staying in the Vedado neighborhood, some 10 blocks from the fancy tourist hotels and the malecon. Nothing special in presentation, both […]

Cuba’s Flying Pizzas

Cuba’s Flying Pizzas

TODAY CUBA – When Cuba expanded private enterprise in 2010, Marta Castaeda and her husband were granted a license to open up their own pizzeria, which they called “A Mi Manera” or “My Way.” Despite working out of less than ideal circumstances, Castaeda found a creative way to deliver pizzas from the ovens on her […]

Costa Rica’s Former Ambassador In Havana Sees It Difficult to Do Business With Cuba

Costa Rica’s Former Ambassador In Havana Sees It Difficult to Do Business With Cuba

Q COSTA RICA / Rodrigo Carreras, who up to December 31 (2016) was the Costa Rica’s Ambassador to Cuba, in an interview with La Nacion said it will be difficult for Costa Rican investors to do business with the island nation, at least for now. Carreras who decided to take early retirement from his post, […]

“Fidel Backed The Just and Noble Causes”: Ortega At Fidel Castro Memorial Service

“Fidel Backed The Just and Noble Causes”: Ortega At Fidel Castro Memorial Service

Daniel Ortega speaking at the memorial service for Fidel Castro in La Havana Tuesday night TODAY NICARAGUA NEWS – In an unscripted and with the aid of Raul for the exact dates, Nicaragua President Daniel Ortega gave an emotional speech at the memorial service for Fidel Castro in La Havana on Tuesday night. In perhaps […]