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05/02/2016 04:32 PM
Foreign Investment Law – More Apartheid
Foreign Investment Law: More Apartheid JORGE A. SANGUINETTY | Miami | 2 Mayo 2016 – 12:02 pm. At first glance, the Cuban Foreign Investment Law (Law 118, April 2014) seeks to attract capital to the country in order to raise its production level, especially as regards exportable products. Attracting foreign capital is perfectly legitimate for […]
06/25/2015 02:37 PM
Cuba – Private Sector Entrepreneurs Feel Smothered by the Government
Cuba: Private Sector Entrepreneurs Feel Smothered by the Government / Ivan Garcia Posted on June 24, 2015 Iván García, 17 June 2015 — Amid spider webs and musty smells, in a corner of his garage where things that no longer work go to retire, Leonardo has stacked molds for making candies and desserts. There are […]
02/27/2015 01:56 PM
Relaxed Cuba Welcomes Visitors as Locals Wait for Economic Improvement
Relaxed Cuba Welcomes Visitors as Locals Wait for Economic Improvement Anita Snow, Associated Press Feb 22, 2015 12:00 pm It’s not all rainbows and sunshine in Cuba, but it’s certainly the right environment for change. — Jason Clampet Rolling toward customs with a 60-pound suitcase filled with clothing and electronics for friends, my stomach clenched […]
02/18/2015 12:54 PM
Return visit to Communist Cuba finds new hope amid change
Return visit to Communist Cuba finds new hope amid change BY ANITA SNOW ASSOCIATED PRESS 02/18/2015 12:11 AM 02/18/2015 12:12 AM HAVANA Rolling toward customs with a 60-pound suitcase filled with clothing and electronics for friends, my stomach clenched when a female agent in a light green uniform approached. As a former longtime Cuba correspondent […]
01/11/2015 03:25 PM
Hope for a prosperous 2015 for Cuba
Hope for a prosperous 2015 for Cuba / Cubanet, Miriam Leiva Posted on January 10, 2015 Cubanet, Miriam Leiva, Havana, 6 January 2015 – The psychological barrier utilized by the Cuban government to keep its citizens subjugated was broken on the 17th of December. The surprising announcement that Raúl Castro would deliver a speech on […]
03/28/2014 12:42 PM
Cuba’s foreign investment invitation may hide potholes
Cuba’s foreign investment invitation may hide potholes Michelle Caruso-Cabrera | @MCaruso_Cabrera Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 6:43 AM ET Cuba is expected to approve a new law that in theory will draw more foreign investment to the socialist country. But in practice, critics argue, it will be insufficient to assuage investor concerns about their money. […]
12/07/2012 12:04 AM
Cuba: An Economy Does Not Rise Selling Croquettes
Cuba: An Economy Does Not Rise Selling Croquettes / Ivan Garcia #Cuba Ivan Garcia, Translator: mlk Some years ago, when the Politburo headed by General Raul Castro was studying alternative ways to apply reforms capable of reactivating the moribund island economy, Marino Murillo, fattened ex-colonel converted to the "czar of transformations" said that Cuba was […]
01/31/2009 03:00 PM
Whither the Cuban revolution?
Whither the Cuban revolution?By PETER McKENNA and JOHN M. KIRKSat. Jan 31 – 5:41 AM January has marked a seminal point in Latin American political history – the 50th anniversary of the Cuban revolution. Much has been written about its socio-economic successes and political failures, its twists and turns, and its ability to adapt and, […]
04/19/2008 12:36 AM
Raul Castro loosens travel restrictions for Cubans
Raul Castro loosens travel restrictions for CubansBy CHRISTINA BOYLEDAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER Friday, April 18th 2008, 10:12 AM Raul Castro plans to lift restrictions on foreign travel for Cubans,allowing them to leave the country without permission from theauthorities, it was reported Friday. Residents will no longer need to obtain special permission to leave theisland, or […]
04/15/2008 07:36 PM
Cubans line up for cell phones, but fewer for hotel rooms
Cubans line up for cell phones, but fewer for hotel roomsRay Sanchez | Direct from Havana7:42 AM EDT, April 15, 2008Havana, Cuba While hundreds of Cubans have been lining up to buy cellular phone services previously available only to foreigners and certain state workers, fewer are taking advantage of the lifting of the hotel ban. […]
04/10/2008 09:17 PM
Reforms by Raul Castro in Cuba – update
FACTBOX-Reforms by Raul Castro in CubaThu Apr 10, 2008 2:04pm EDT April 10 (Reuters) – In the six weeks since he succeeded his ailing brother Fidel Castro, Cuba's new leader Raul Castro has introduced a series of reforms to improve life in the communist Caribbean island state. Following are some steps taken so far, as […]
04/06/2008 03:30 PM
Cuba Ends Tourism Apartheid
Cuba Ends Tourism Apartheid4 April 2008 – 6:00am Six weeks after taking office, Raul Castro has lifted the ban on Cubans staying in local hotels. "Cuba's so-called 'tourism apartheid' — which has long prohibited locals from staying at hotels — ends midnight Monday, according to news agencies in Havana. The move ends a ban that […]
04/02/2008 03:45 PM
Long lines form to view, buy pricey goods in Havana
Long lines form to view, buy pricey goods in HavanaRay Sanchez | Direct from Havana8:55 PM EDT, April 1, 2008 HAVANA On the first day of sales of DVD players, motorbikes and other electronics to the general public, long lines formed outside state department stores on Tuesday. Still, most Cubans came to gawk at pricey […]
04/01/2008 09:58 PM
Starting today, Cubans can buy computers, DVDs, other electronics
Starting today, Cubans can buy computers, DVDs, other electronicsRay Sanchez | Direct from Havana7:04 AM EDT, April 1, 2008Havana, Cuba Cubans shops began selling computers, DVD players and other consumer electronics this morning. But it remained to be seen whether people living on state salaries of about $20 a month will be able to afford […]
04/01/2008 09:57 PM
Cubans may now stay in tourist hotels – if they can afford it
Cubans may now stay in tourist hotels – if they can afford itMost couldn't afford to stay, but it's a psychological liftBy Ray Sánchez | Havana BureauApril 1, 2008 HAVANA – In the lobby of the grand Hotel Nacional, a small celebration erupted early Monday among workers who learned the ban on Cubans staying at […]
02/25/2008 02:08 PM
Social reforms that may be in Cuba’s sights
Social reforms that may be in Cuba's sightsPublished on Friday, February 22, 2008 HAVANA, Cuba (AFP): Even before Fidel Castro announced his decision toleave power this week, Cubans have been stirring over the possibility ofsocial reform. A video of university students boldly challenging the communistgovernment circulated on the Internet earlier this month and appeared instate […]
01/24/2008 11:03 PM
Where denouncing labor abuses is illegal
Where denouncing labor abuses is illegalOUR OPINION: PRESS CUBA TO REFORM, RESPECT WORKERS' RIGHTSPosted on Wed, Jan. 23, 2008 Now is a good time for labor and democracy activists to press for workerrights and reform in Cuba. With Fidel Castro still sidelined and theeconomy crumbling, pressure for reform is building — not only fromordinary Cubans […]
07/13/2007 09:04 PM
THE MYTH OF CUBAN HEALTH CARE, MICHAEL MOORE GIVES IT A POWERFUL BOOST
CUBA: THE MYTH OF CUBAN HEALTH CARE, MICHAEL MOORE GIVES IT A POWERFUL BOOST2007-07-13. National Review / Digital, July 30 , 2007, www.nationalreview.comJay Nordlinger MICHAEL MOORE has made another piece of pure propaganda. This film, called Sicko, attacks the American health-care system. You will agree that there is a lot to attack. But Moore glorifies […]
06/06/2007 07:30 PM
Cuba: What a Great Place to Visit! Never Mind the Dictatorship
Cuba: What a Great Place to Visit! Never Mind the DictatorshipNBC's Matt Lauer points to tourism numbers as a sign that Cuba is flourishing under Fidel Castro's regime.By Jeff Poor and Amy MenefeeBusiness & Media Institute6/5/2007 4:39:31 PM Cuba's a great place to live and visit – that's the word in the media. With Michael […]
06/06/2007 07:28 PM
NBC’s Matt Lauer Touts Tourism to Island Dictatorship
NBC's Matt Lauer Touts Tourism to Island DictatorshipPosted by Julia A. Seymour on June 5, 2007 – 17:36. To hear the media tell it, Cuba is a great country to live in and visit. With propagandist Michael Moore's "Sicko" soon to debut and glorify the Cuban health care system, NBC "Today host Matt Lauer broadcast […]

 

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