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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 of the system, until it came to appear in the speeches of the highest officials […] Continue reading
Under Cuban Socialism Something Was Always Missing / Iván García Ivan Garcia, 12 September 2016 — In the best of times, when there were two ration books, sixty-year-old retiree Juan Alberto was happy. One was for food, which allotted you half a pound of beef every fifteen days, and one was for “manufactured goods,” which […] Continue reading
Against Raúl Castro’s visit to France J. MACHOVER / L. MULLER / J. ZÚÑIGA | París | 21 Ene 2016 – 9:11 am. Cuban dictator Raúl Castro, invited by François Hollande, is scheduled to arrive in Paris on February 1, 2016. The President of the Council of State and of Ministers and the First Secretary […] Continue reading
US-Cuba Deal at One Year: Castros Stronger than Ever / Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo Posted on December 16, 2015 Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo, Reykjavik, 15-December 2015 — A non-interventionist US president, a Peronist Catholic pope, and a right-wing military dictator exalted by the Latin American left was bound to be a winning ticket. And so […] Continue reading

U.S. companies cautioned to curb their enthusiasm for trade with Cuba By Michael A. Fletcher April 1 at 6:35 PM

NEW YORK — President Obama’s efforts to normalize relations with Cuba are producing a wave of enthusiasm from U.S. firms… Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, 04.03.14 ‘Cuban Twitter’ raises question: Is it OK for U.S. to help Cubans? The USAID programs are branded as subversive by critics, and by others as support for democracy BY JUAN O. TAMAYO JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM Does the U.S. government have the right to circumvent a dictatorship’s controls on information? And if Washington tries […] Continue reading
My naiveté, Carcasses & the Cuban Five September 20, 2013 “I want freedom for the Five, and freedom for Maria [marihuana]” – Roberto Carcasses Dariela Aquique HAVANA TIMES — Though the government boasts of Cuba’s broadened Internet connectivity, I have no access and news about incidents on the island and abroad always reach me rather […] Continue reading
A 2nd Colloquium on Reggaeton and Problematic Social Situations in Cuba / Orlando Luis Pardo LazoOrlando Luis Pardo Lazo, Translator: William Fitzhugh In real time, it's illegible but the Cuban press has come to be very creative if it is read with a five year lag time, "chabacaneria"[2], luxury, lechery, lamentation, vice, consumption of toxicity, [...] Continue reading
IMF aid would highlight failures in CubaBy Andres OppenheimerDecember 20, 2011 An old joke I heard for the first time more than 20 years ago in Havana says that the three biggest achievements of the Cuban revolution are health, education and low infant-mortality rates, and that its three biggest failures are breakfast, lunch and dinner. [...] Continue reading
In My Opinion Cuba asking advice from IMF? Don't laugh!By Andres Oppenheimeraoppenheimer@MiamiHerald.comMiamiHerald.com/Andres_Oppenheimer/ An old joke I heard for the first time more than 20 years ago in Havana says that the three biggest achievements of the Cuban revolution are health, education, and low infant-mortality rates, and that its three biggest failures are breakfast, lunch, and [...] Continue reading