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BabalAo Exclusive - Hiroshima vs. Habana: an appendix to...
An appendix to the six part series, "Havana: The New Art of Making Ruins," written exclusively for BabalAo by Cuban American engineer, Humberto Corzo : The video photo montage shows the city of Hiroshima after the atomic blast obliterated the city and 65 years later; and through images compare it to the city of La Habana, which nowadays resemble ... (more)
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Reports from Cuba: The Dictatorship's Annoying Writer
HAVANA, Cuba. This past February 28, Reporters without Borders issued a statement attaching the second Open Letter from Angel Santiesteban to General-President of Cuba, Raul Castro , on exactly the day that the writer finished a year in jail.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Reports from Cuba: The Ministry of Revenge Imparts Punishment in the Castros' Cuba
One year can be a sigh in time or an interminable nightmare; it depends on how you pass the year.
The Miami Herald
Cuba allows phone access to some email
The Cuban government's telecommunications monopoly has approved smartphone access to the island's nauta.cu system, showing its intention to both expand and continue to control the flow of information in the communist-ruled nation.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Interactivo, Featuring Roberto Carcasses, Brings Cuba to Miami Tonight
Directly from Havana, Cuba, and for one night only, Interactivo will perform, along the most outstanding and talented Cuban musicians, singers and songwriters of contemporary music scene of today.
Tensions flare at peace talks over military scandals
The thickening web of scandals that has enveloped the Colombian military in recent weeks became the subject of verbal sparring at ongoing peace talks between the Colombian government and the FARC rebels.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
The Shortwave Report 03/07/14 Listen Globally
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet.
Cape Breton Post
Nothing but Cape Breton's best
Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Keith Mullins and producer-recording engineer Jamie Foulds, both multiple East Coast Music Award winners in their respective fields, will lead participants in the workshop, March 22 & 23 at Soundpark Studios in Sydney, which is owned by Foulds.
Cuba agrees to open talks with EU on new political accord
Cuba accepted a proposal by the European Union to open negotiations on a new political accord, saying on Thursday it was willing to discuss human rights as part of discussions that would end what it considers a one-sided relationship with Europe.
Crisis in Venezuela: The situation worsens as Cuba's dictatorship tightens its grip
As all of you already know, the situation in Venezuela is not getting better. Following orders directly from Havana, the regime of Cuba-puppet dictator Nicolas Maduro continues its heavy-handed repression of pro-democracy protestors.
On This Day in Aviation History
1928 - Wilmer Stultz, O. Le Boutilier, and Mabel Bol make the first non-stop flight in the Wright-Bellanca WB-2 "Columbia" between New York, New York, and Havana, Cuba.
All About Jazz
Born in Havana, Cuba, Alfredo trained at the famous Manuel Saumell Classical Music Conservatory, then at the Amadeo Roldan Music Conservatory and subsequently at the Instituto Superior de Arte.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
A divided Venezuela mourns Hugo Chavez's death
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro stands in a convertible limousine next to first lady Cilia Flores as security guards stand on the sides of the car during a military parade commemorating the one year anniversary of the death of Venezuela's former President Hugo Chavez in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Symphony showcases works by Leon, competition winners
Under the direction of Chris Younghoon Kim, the Cornell Symphony Orchestra will return to the Bailey Hall stage at 8 p.m. Friday in a concert featuring two works by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Tania Leon, as well as the co-winners of the 10th annual Cornell Concerto Competition.
Raul Castro Arrives in Caracas to Pay Tribute to Hugo Chavez
HAVANA, Cuba, March 5 Cuban President Raul Castro arrived in Venezuela on Wednesday to participate in the commemorative tribute to Bolivarian leader Hugo Chavez on the first anniversary of his death.
Aeroflot sacks drunk long-haul pilot
Russia's flagship airline Aeroflot said on Wednesday it had sacked a pilot after pre-flight checks showed he was drunk ahead of a long-haul internal flight.
The Honolulu Advertiser
As Cuba's economy opens a bit, some who fled Castro return to help
HAVANA>> The business ideas have ranged from a bikini franchise to a peanut farm, restaurants, and design firms for software and home interiors.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Contra Costa Times
Pittsburg Rotary fundraiser to raise money for literacy programs
Art is going to bat for books, thanks to an upcoming Pittsburg Rotary Club event that will raise money for club literacy programs in local schools.
Reports from Cuba: Why the United Nations Covenants?
On 28 February 2008, the Havana regime signed, as a propaganda maneuver, the United Nations Covenants on Civil and Political Rights and on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Caribbean News Now!
Commentary: Troubled Haitian-Dominican Republic bilateral relations await progress
By Wilhelmina Agyapong Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs Recent events have demonstrated that disputatious bilateral issues between the Dominican Republic and Haiti may have taken a positive turn.