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    Navidad para ricos y pobres

    Cuba: Navidad para ricos y pobres diciembre 23, 2016 Iván García Quintero En la cena de Navidad se irá el equivalente a un salario mensual; otros no podrán comprar nada para Nochebuena y los más afortunados podrán llenar la mesa con sus amplias billeteras. LA HABANA. Dos camiones con remolques, repletos de tierra rojiza, parquean […] Continue reading

    One night in an Airbnb in Cuba costs twice what many Cubans make per month

    One night in an Airbnb in Cuba costs twice what many Cubans make per month By Nidhi Prakash Four months after Airbnb opened for business in Cuba, it’s becoming clear what kind of impact the uptick in American tourism may have on the local economy. The Associated Press reports that between January and May alone, […] Continue reading

    Cuban Apartheid

    Cuban Apartheid / Cubalex Cubalex, Havana, 14 December 2016 – In Cuba there are no conditions under which economic, social and cultural rights can be exercised. “All Cubans have free healthcare and education,” is a claim that is easily refuted. We continue the debate with another question: Who decided we Cubans could not invest in […] Continue reading

    “En Cuba no han funcionado ni la Helms-Burton ni el acercamiento de Obama”, Jorge Olivera

    “En Cuba no han funcionado ni la Helms-Burton ni el acercamiento de Obama”, Jorge Olivera diciembre 14, 2016 Rolando Cartaya s El escritor y periodista cubano, condenado a 18 años de cárcel durante la Primavera Negra, habla a Martí Noticias de su experiencia en Harvard, del evangelismo en Cuba, del periodismo independiente y de las […] Continue reading

    American Tourists Are Eating All of Cuba’s Already Scarce Food

    American Tourists Are Eating All of Cuba’s Already Scarce Food By Clint Rainey While the idea of flying into Havana and bingeing on rum, cubanos, and ropa vieja sounds pretty satisfying, a long dive by the New York Times into the new situation down there points out there are actually consequences when so many tourists, […] Continue reading

    Cuba’s Tourism Boom Is Causing Food Shortages

    Cuba’s Tourism Boom Is Causing Food Shortages Privately-owned restaurants are gobbling up the country’s vegetables by Brenna Houck@EaterDetroit Dec 8, 2016, 12:30pm EST The warming of relations between the United States government and Cuba this year created a boom in tourism for the island country. Cruise liners traveling from Miami began docking in Havana in […] Continue reading

    Legacy and End Point

    Legacy and End Point / Somos+, Pedro Acosta Somos+, Pedro Acosta, 6 December 2016 — After your departure the Cuban people should be eternally grateful for: The fall of the dictatorship. Fulfilling your political promises, especially the respect for the 1940 Constitution, the quick holding of free elections, and not placing yourself permanently in power. […] Continue reading

    The Legacy of Fidel Castro and the Future of Cuba

    The Legacy of Fidel Castro and the Future of Cuba / Iván García Iván García, 6 December 2016 — Some large scale political events, the ones where people are weeping over the death of a “venerated leader” or yelling slogans like ventriloquists, are really smoke and mirrors. A dishonest trick. On April 7, 1957, a […] Continue reading

    Cuba’s Surge in Tourism Keeps Food Off Residents’ Plates

    Cuba’s Surge in Tourism Keeps Food Off Residents’ Plates By AZAM AHMEDDEC. 8, 2016 HAVANA — For Lisset Felipe, privation is a standard facet of Cuban life, a struggle shared by nearly all, whether they’re enduring blackouts or hunting for toilet paper. But this year has been different, in an even more fundamental way, she […] Continue reading

    Para los cubanos, la larga espera ha terminado

    Para los cubanos, la larga espera ha terminado 6 diciembre, 2016 10:11 pm por Mary Anastasia O’ Grady New York, USA, Mary A. O’Grady, (PD) En un viaje a Cuba a finales de los años 90 conocí a un joven que trataba de ganar dinero en moneda extranjera como guía en la Vieja Habana. Era […] Continue reading

    Cuba, Violencia y Dictadura

    Cuba, Violencia y Dictadura Por: Matías Bosch boschlibertario[@]gmail.com 07 diciembre, 2016 12:15 pm Para lograr el análisis que se enuncia en el título de este artículo, un primer asunto es desnudar lo perverso que hay en igualar y empatar los procesos, reduciendo, caricaturizando incluso toda la realidad con los conceptos teóricos de “dictadura” y “violaciones […] Continue reading

    Fidel Castro y los progres de Occidente

    Fidel Castro y los progres de Occidente MIGUEL SALES | Málaga | 6 de Diciembre de 2016 – 05:57 CET. Con motivo de la muerte de Fidel Castro los panegíricos se han multiplicado en la prensa internacional. También se ha publicado un número menor de artículos críticos, en los que se pone de relieve el […] Continue reading

    Está mal demonizar a Fidel Castro?

    ¿Está mal demonizar a Fidel Castro? Los que sí no deben agradecer a Fidel Castro son los cubanos, partiendo de la falta de interés y previsión por su pueblo que tuvo el “líder” hasta el fin de sus días Carlos Manuel Estefanía, Estocolmo | 06/12/2016 11:27 am Göran Greider nació en Suecia en 1959, año […] Continue reading

    La burocracia fidelista eterniza el mito para evitar los cambios

    La burocracia fidelista eterniza el mito para evitar los cambios PEDRO CAMPOS | La Habana | 3 de Diciembre de 2016 – 12:21 CET. La Habana. (EFE) “Siempre seremos Fidel.” “Fidel por siempre.” “Fidel es socialismo.” “Fidel simboliza la paz, la solidaridad, la patria.” Esas y otras consignas por el estilo, despliega la prensa fidelista […] Continue reading