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Yoani Sanchez on Castro and Obama’s Key Moment April 1, 2016 By Carlos F. Chamorro HAVANA TIMES – In defining the key moment of President Barack Obama’s visit to Cuba, journalist and blogger Yoani Sanchez, who directs the site known as 14yMedio, doesn’t hesitate in naming the live press conference when – to the general […] Continue reading
What Cubans don’t know, and don’t know they don’t know A Miami Herald reporter reflects on five days covering President Obama in Havana BY PATRICIA MAZZEI pmazzei@miamiherald.com HAVANA A few steps from la esquina caliente, the shady spot in Havana’s Parque Central where men gather at all hours to engage in their favorite Cuban pastime […] Continue reading
From Little Pioneers To Pioneers Of Entrepreneurship / 14ymedio, Mario Penton Martinez Posted on December 9, 2015 14ymedio, Mario J. Penton Martinez, Miami, 8 December 2016 — “Starting a new business should start with a good financial advice,” says the business card of Marta Deus’s company. After 15 years in Spain, this entrepreneur returned to […] Continue reading
Fidel Castro’s son apparent target of newspaper column A text titled “The travels of Gulliver, Jr.” have given more than one Cuban something to think about. On Cuban social media, many have expressed that they believe “Gulliver, Jr.” is really a reference to Antonio Castro Soto del Valle. Fidel Castro’s youngest son was photographed while […] Continue reading

Real-Estate Revolution Hits Cuba The Wall Street Journal. Michael Allen

HAVANA, Cuba—Listed at $1.2 million, the penthouse has broad terraces, marble floors and stunning waterfront views stretching from the Darth Vader-style Russian Embassy to Meyer Lansky’s old Riviera hotel.

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The Cuban Money Crisis The biggest change to the island’s economy isn’t the thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations April 1, 2015 by Patrick Symmes The currency crisis starts about 75 feet into Cuba. I land in the late afternoon and, after clearing customs, step into the busy arrivals hall of Havana’s airport looking for help. I […] Continue reading
Goliath Opens His Wallet / Yoani Sánchez: A New Era for Cuba and the United States Posted on December 18, 2014 [From the New York Times] HAVANA — In one of my earliest memories, I am in a schoolyard before a campfire. The kids are screaming and jumping around it while the teacher stokes the […] Continue reading
TEDx Lands in Havana / 14ymedio, Rosa Lopez Posted on November 18, 2014 For some time, TEDx Havana had been cooking. Those of us who for years have followed the trail of this event, which mixes science, art, design, politics, education, culture and much ingenuity, were counting the days until we could hear on our […] Continue reading
El Cabildo, la problemática sede de la ‘Ópera de la calle’, reabrirá sus puertas DDC | La Habana | 12 Jun 2014 – 9:10 am. Cerrada por el régimen en 2012, la iniciativa le daba trabajo a 130 personas. Próximamente reabrirá sus puertas el complejo bar, restaurant, cafetería y marina El Cabildo, sede alterna de […] Continue reading
The Internet Isn’t Eaten, But it Feeds / Agusto Cesar San Martin Posted on February 24, 2014 HAVANA, Cuba – In the first half of the year the ironic character of the restoration of some of the people’s rights will be perfected with Internet for cellphones. Cubans will have access to the network from our […] Continue reading
3 November 2013 Last updated at 03:20 GMT Cuba shuts down private cinemas and video-game salons Cuba has ordered the immediate closure of dozens of privately-run cinemas and video-game salons. The government said they were never authorised, and that it needed to bring “order” to the management of independent businesses. The Communist island recently relaxed […] Continue reading
Acompañante de diplomático José Ramón Cabañas agrede a equipo de TV Martí para impedir entrevista El incidente se produce en la ciudad de Chicago tras anunciarse que la participación era abierta al público martinoticias.com octubre 26, 2013 El jefe de la Sección de Intereses de Cuba en Washington, José Ramón Cabañas, de visita en la […] Continue reading
Yoani, Disidencia Yoani: Venus abyecta Dentro de un patriarcado blanco que ejerce control de las matrices interpretativas y difusoras, Yoani Sánchez es una mujer que no admite barreras Justo J. Sánchez, Miami | 03/04/2013 10:02 am Es subversión. Deambular y dibujar estampas de la cotidianeidad cubana para enviarlas por Tweeter rompe las reglas. Veamos: Cuba [...] Continue reading
Vanessa Garcia Yoani Sanchez in Miami to Measure Cuban-American Pulse Posted: 03/29/2013 4:02 pm Super-star Cuban dissident blogger, Yoani Sanchez, is about to hit Miami on April 1, in what might prove to be the most interesting leg of her global tour. Skeptics and supporters abound. The two sides of the Cuban-American hyphen will tug […] Continue reading