Exclusive: Cuba may revive Paris Club debt negotiations
Cuba and the Paris Club of wealthy creditor nations are working to resume talks over billions of dollars of official debt in a new sign the communist government is interested in rejoining the global economy.
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Largest Nonprofit Cuban-American Organization Provided Strategic...
Cuban President Raul Castro walks with Vice-President of the Council of State Ramiro Valdez on July 26, 2013 during celebrations of the 60th Anniversary of Moncada barrack attack in Santiago de Cuba.
Cubans get Hollywood, football fix...
Black market sales of USB sticks loaded with Hollywood blockbusters, pop music or football are booming in communist Cuba, where content-starved consumers are snapping them up to escape the dreary offerings of state-run media.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Mexican, Colombian presidents hail Gabriel Garcia Marquez in lavish Mexico City memorial
"Garcia Marquez is the greatest Latin American novelist of all time," Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto told a packed crowd in the ornate vestibule of the Palace of Fine Arts.
Burn baby burn: Venezuelans torch effigies of Maduro and Castro brothers
The burning, flogging, and exploding of effigies of Judas Iscariot on Easter is a tradition in some Latin American countries, where the feast of Christ's resurrection is also known as "el dia de Judas."
Easter No. 3 for a Prisoner of Castro
Christians the world over celebrated the resurrection of their savior on Sunday with worship services and family gatherings.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
The Washington Post
Cuba home woes endure despite real-estate reform
In this April 12, 2014 photo, buildings line the waterfront esplanade known as the Malecon as seen from the Morro Castle in Havana, Cuba.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Cuba home woes endure despite real-estate reform
In this April 12, 2014 photo, a man in a wheelchair passes next to a living room set sitting on the steet to dry, next to a poster of a house that reads "Swap Agreement" in Havana, Cuba.
Chinese foreign minister starts Latin...
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi was in Cuba Sunday, the first stop on a tour of four Latin America countries.
Cuban workers reap rewards
Cuba's slow, cautious reforms to revive its state-run economy suddenly burst into life at businesses like Karabali, a Havana nightclub owned by a 21-member co-operative.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
New York Daily News
Condom shortage strikes Cuba
Condoms and leaflets on AIDS information are seen in foreground as a transvestite performs at a community center in Havana.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
The Huffington Post
World Leaders, Intellectuals React To Gabriel Garcia Marquez's Death
Cartagena, COLOMBIA: Former US President Bill Clinton speaks with Colombian writer and 1982 Literature Nobel Prize laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez during the IV International Congress of the Spanish Language 26 March 2007 in Cartagena, Colombia.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Good Friday Declared National Holiday in Cuba
The Cuban government has issued a directive making Good Friday an annual holiday.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Cuba's bold new moves...
THE CUBAN government is currently pursuing bold new initiatives to combat the destructive effects of the unprecedented 50-year-old trade and economic blockade against it by the United States of America.
Cuban Government Makes Good Friday an Official Holiday
Cuba has now made Good Friday an official national holiday after restoring that Catholic feast as an "exceptional" measure when Pope Benedict XVI visited the island in 2012 .
New Boss Same As The Old Boss: Castroism's International Projection 1959 - 2014
The dictatorship in Cuba has been in power for 55 years. Despite being an island just 90 miles south of the United States it has projected itself internationally to undermine democraticand international human rights standards over that time working through international institutions such as the UN Human Rights Council.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
UPDATE 2-French foreign minister meets Raul Castro on historic visit to Cuba
France's foreign minister met with Cuban President Raul Castro on Saturday during the first visit to the island by such a high-ranking French official in 31 years and a sign of the quickening pace of improving ties between the European Union and Havana.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
St. Petersburg Times
Two Cuban-American lawyers to be honored
Adalberto Tosca had rendered aid to Fidel Castro's soldiers and was a close friend of a high-ranking general.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Senate Investigates: Was 'Cuban Twitter' a Pro-Democracy Campaign?
Last week, The Associated Press revealed that United States government attempted to create a Twitter-like social media network, called ZunZuneo, with the intention of stoking opposition in the Castro regime in Cuba, inciting social unrest, and undermining the country's communist government.
Nothing covert about 'Cuban Twitter' revelations
Havana - Cuban authorities on Wednesday unveiled plans to expand Internet access on the communist island in the wake of recent revelations about ZunZuneo, a clandestine US-sponsored social network known as the "Cuban Twitter."