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Oedipus in Havana
When Oedipus, the tragic hero of Greek mythology, realized in agony and shame the calamity he had brought his city, he could not bear to see the results of his hubris.
Fri May 17, 2013
Castro Daughter Leads Cuba March For Gay Rights
About 500 people have marched through the Cuban capital to the rhythm of conga drums in an early celebration of the international day against homophobia.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Globe and Mail
American jailed in Cuba settles lawsuit against employer
This handout photo provided by the Gross family shows Alan and Judy Gross at an unknown location.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Toronto Star
Canadian entrepreneur who blew whistle on Cuban corruption faces 12-year term
Speaking over a scratchy telephone line from inside a Cuban prison, Sarkis Yacoubian's voice goes suddenly silent.
Images of the real Cuba and its violent dictatorship
These are the real images of Cuba and the so-called reforms of dictator Raul Castro: The increased repression and violence against Cuba's growing dissidence.
Tue May 14, 2013
Exclusive-Cuba readies corruption trials of Western businessmen
Canadian and British executives of three foreign businesses shut in 2011 by Cuban authorities, ostensibly for corrupt practices, have been charged after more than a year in custody and are expected to go on trial soon, sources close to the cases told Reuters.
Cuba intensifies fight against corruption
Havana, May 14 - Corruption and illegal activities in areas like fuel distribution are of great concern for the Cuban government, the official media reported here Monday.
Mon May 13, 2013
The American Spectator
The End of the Castros?
On the Friday of the last weekend in February, Cuban dictator Raul Castro caught the news agencies covering his island nation by surprise when he dropped a hint that he was thinking of retiring.
FONTOVA: The Castro-coddled cop killer
On May 2, the FBI announced a $1 million reward for "information leading to the apprehension" of Joanne Chesimard, also known as Assata Shakur , who they named a "most-wanted terrorist." Chesimard is the first woman to make the FBI 's list.
Sat May 11, 2013
Cuba government holds anti-homophobia parade
Hundreds of people danced the conga through the streets of Havana to the beats of drums and trumpets in a government-sponsored march against homophobia.
Princess Mariela steps up her charm offensive.
See below for her latest campaign, a dance party in hell, to distract the mainstream media from all the arrests, beatings, tortures, and murders that are the hallmark of Cuban society.
Fri May 10, 2013
Cuban agent who renounced U.S. citizenship now just a 'Cuban patriot'
A Cuban agent who served 13 years behind bars in the United States for his role in an espionage ring showed off a certificate renouncing his U.S. citizenship on Friday and said he was now just a "Cuban patriot." For Rene Gonzalez, who was born in Chicago but grew up in Cuba and held dual U.S.-Cuban citizenship, the certificate meant he was the ... (more)
Raul Castro Receives Former Japans Prime Minister
Havana, May 10 President Raul Castro welcomed in the capital former Japanese Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori, who is on a working visit to Cuba.
Thu May 09, 2013
On Castro "monsters": compare and contrast. no extra credit.
"Brothers named Castro hold people against their will and with no contact with the outside world.
Wed May 08, 2013
The Daily Caller
Fidel Castro may be America's most famous illegal immigrant
Among the least important questions raised by the current immigration debate is this: Who is America's most famous illegal immigrant to have sneaked across the Mexican border? The answer may just be Fidel Castro.
Cuban spy back in Havana: No grudge against U.S.
A Cuban intelligence agent who spent nearly 23 years in the U.S., 13 of them in prison, said Monday that he does not "have a grudge against the United States as a country" and is just glad to be reunited with his family.
Mon May 06, 2013
Political Change in Cuba so that Everything Remains the Same
Regardless of how much the Castro brothers try to reinvent their revolution, the old adage of a leopard cannot change its spots appears to be the reality within their fantasy idealism.
Sun May 05, 2013
State Dept. questioned by press for granting visa to high-ranking...
During a daily press briefing, the State Department took a question regarding its decision to grant a visa to Mariela Castro , the daughter of Cuban dictator Raul Castro and a high-ranking official of Cuba's repressive and murderous regime.
Sat May 04, 2013
People's Daily Online
Cuba, FAO seek to boost bilateral cooperation
The Cuban government and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization seek to boost bilateral agricultural cooperation during a working visit by FAO chief Jose Graziano da Silva to the island country.
The China Post
Castro's niece in US for gay rights conference
The niece of Fidel Castro said Friday on a trip to Philadelphia that she believes Cuba and the U.S. will have normal relations one day, but she doesn't know when.