11 hrs ago
The Miami Herald
Parish priests in rural Cuba are stepping in where the government is falling short
Juan Ivo Urvoy Roslin says his work as the chief parish priest in the town of Placetas in central Cuba requires him to be a bit like a family doctor - a generalist rather than just a theologian or educator.
15 hrs ago
NASA efforts to revamp KSC get $20 million boost from Florida
Here's one more sign Florida's jobs market is reviving: the state trust fund used to pay unemployment benefits to hundreds of thousands of jobless every week is finally out of the red.
20 hrs ago
Cubans still throw themselves into the sea to escape...
For "Cuba Experts," Castro sycophants, and supporters of the Cuban dictatorship here in the U.S., the "reforms" of dictator Raul Castro are nothing short of marvelous.
Canada businessman's corruption trial on in Cuba A Canadian...
He did not speak to reporters, nor did Canadian Ambassador Matthew Levin, who also attended the proceedings.
Thu May 23, 2013
US envoy in Cuba engages critics on and offline
The meeting on a sunny Havana square was a little bit revolutionary for Cuba's revolution.
Canada businessman's corruption trial on in Cuba
An older brother was being questioned Thursday in the deaths of two Utah boys found by their mother when she returned home, police said.
The Miami Herald
Cubans more optimistic about Castro's economic changes
Cubans appear to be growing more optimistic about ruler Raul Castro's economic reforms and large majorities favor direct elections of their president but say the government is repressive, according to a poll made public Thursday.
Wed May 22, 2013
Canadian businessman goes on trial in Cuban corruption crackdown
A Canadian businessman who has confessed to bribing Cuban officials was scheduled to go on trial in Havana on Thursday, almost two years after his arrest in a sweeping government crackdown on corruption.
Europe falls into trap set by Cuba's dictatorship
Cuban dissident Guillermo Farinas said in Miami that migration reforms that have allowed several high-profile dissidents off the communist island in recent weeks is a "trap" into which Europe has fallen.
The Arizona Republic
Cuba lifts ban on energy-hogging appliances
Cuba has authorized individual imports of appliances such as air conditioners, refrigerators and microwave ovens, lifting a ban imposed in 2005 amid a wave of energy shortages and blackouts.
Tue May 21, 2013
New Media Journal
State Dept. Goes All Out To Protect Terror-Sponsor
Protecting US diplomats from terrorists on foreign soil is one thing. Protecting terror-sponsoring diplomats on US soil is quite another.
A Felicidades! Cuba on Your 111th Year of Independence
Today, all of Cuba is celebrating its 111-year old independence from Spain. Christopher Columbus arrives in 1492 that brought colonization by the Spaniards for over 400 years.
Sat May 18, 2013
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.