Posts Tagged ‘Cuban Government’

Cuba People to People | Marco Rubio wake up call to Obama Administration

 
This all started with Senator Marco Rubio who recently slammed the Obama administrations travel openings in the United States senate. Here is an excerpt of his floor speech:
 
“When I look at this stuff, you know what I want to say? Come on, man! This is about promoting democracy and freedom in Cuba? This is not [...]

Fidel Castro plays it safe talking about education

 
Cuban television aired on Thursday the third and final part of the meeting which took place on Tuesday and in which Cuban and foreign personalities shared with Fidel their concerns on the need to improve the education and training of the new generations. 
Argentinean writer Estela Calloni said that it is essential to consolidate the role [...]

Cuba turns its back on foreign travel agencies in Cuba concerning Cuban Americans

Ever so quietly the Cuban government began a campaign to lock foreign travel agencies registered inside and outside Cuba out of the lucrative Cuban American travel market. From early November agencies reported abruptly canceled services for clients arriving in Havana´s terminal 2. Initially the motive was that their receptive agents in Cuba, the likes of [...]

Cuban rations and the famous “libreta” to be a thing of the past

The system that allows islanders to buy food at deeply subsidized prices each month has long been one of the central building blocks of the country’s socialist system, providing everyone from surgeons to street-sweepers the same allotment of basic foods like rice, beans and a bit of chicken.
 
Now, state-run media are suggesting the “libreta” that [...]

So what’s all the hoopla about the Juanes concert in Havana?

Conceptually some guy who happens to be a Singer is holding a concert right? I can´t help but wonder what all the hoopla is about. But, then again maybe I can. If the concert was in any other city we´d learn little about it unless we lived there. It’s a bit like Sun City, Moscow [...]

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