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Cubans in the United States who return to live on the island may be able to recover some of their rights as Cubans, but they risk losing some of their U.S. benefits. A string of changes in Cuban migration laws in 2013 allow people who left the island before that date to return to live there — Cubans call it “to ...
Nearly 7 million Cubans, or 78.5% of eligible voters, participated in one-party parliamentary elections Sunday that will ultimately help choose the nation's next president, reports Telesur. Those elected to the 605 member National Assembly will vote April 16 to choose a new Council of State, a 31-member executive body ...

... Cubans from all walks of life, visit workers on the factory floor, work side by side with Cubans in the fields, and exchange views with leaders and members of the unions, the women's federation and other mass organizations. You'll join in the May Day march in Havana, as the Cuban people demonstrate ...
Cubans will head to the polls on Sunday to elect 605 members to the National Assembly and provincial representatives. One of them will succeed President Raul Castro, who will step down in April, marking the first generational change of leadership under the island's communist rule. "We hope that it will be ...
MIAMI - Roberto Bolle is one of the most handsome men in Italy. The statuesque classical ballet dancer and former UNICEF goodwill ambassador recently appeared in Tod's advertising campaign along with Kendall Jenner, the world's highest earning model. Bolle has also modeled for Ferragamo and ...
We Cubans also have reasons to join this initiative against sexist violence and in favor of eliminating discrimination in all its forms. The objective is to make visible the important work that women do and, most of the time, goes unpaid. Often, we ourselves don't even give it its proper value. But Migdalia, like ...

With fewer employees on hand, the U.S. Embassy in Havana halted visa processing, forcing Cubans who wish to visit the United States to seek visas through U.S. ... The U.S. is also expected to fall far short of granting the 20,000 immigrant visas to Cubans that have been allotted annually for decades.
The Cuban people are the last ones to be served and I've even sometimes been canceled on, after having a date set, because something unexpected comes up. I don't know if I have somewhere to sleep right up until the last moment and that makes my travels a lot more difficult.” Prices of these “vacation ...
There are no campaign buttons or rallies and no one will lose when Cuban voters go to the polls March 11 to ratify pre-chosen slates for the National Assembly of People's Power — Cuba's parliament — and for provincial assemblies. But this year's election will be different. On April 19, the newly seated ...
A U.S. military spokeswoman says a wildfire at the Guantanamo Bay Navy base has been put out with help from Cuban fire brigades. Naval base spokeswoman Julie Ripley says Cuba sent a helicopter and crews in several trucks to help extinguish the fire in a remote section of the base under a mutual-aid ...
HAVANA - Tourists flock to Havana to take pictures along the world famous Malecon and to shoot the beautiful iconic architecture. But many Cubans are now learning to take these shots in hopes of landing a good paying job. In Havana, residents are receiving real-life lessons in photography at, likely, the ...
She recalled that this election is the first voting without the physical presence of Fidel Castro; however, his thinking is present in the unity of Cubans ... with the Peoples (ICAP), the world knows about the Cuban people's support for the Revolution and their confidence in the authorities representing them.
Cubans voted Sunday to ratify a new National Assembly, a key step in a process leading to the elevation of a new president, the first in nearly 60 years from outside the Castro family. The new members of the National Assembly will be tasked with choosing a successor to 86-year-old President Raul Castro ...
Stephen Mally photos/The Gazette A Cuban sandwich features three types of pork: smoked ham, roast pork and bacon. The Grinder is an Iowa State Fair favorite sandwich. A Reuben sandwich in Robins on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette) A Reuben sandwich is perfect for a St.
Some 700,000 workers and peasants learned to read and write during what the Cubans called the “Year of Education.” The campaign came just two years after workers and peasants had overthrown the U.S.-supported dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista. Fidel Castro and the revolutionary leadership knew ...
America's sanctions on Cuba have been worse than ineffective, she says; they have hurt the Cuban people and empowered government hardliners to reverse reforms and build relationships and business investments with other countries. “Engagement brings opportunities,” she stressed. The Trump ...
These hand-held meals are so easy to prepare and easy to eat, but we tend to think we have to go out to have a specialty sandwich like Reubens or Cubans or grinders. Well, no more. I am sharing some of my recipe secrets for how to make these wonderful sandwich combinations at home. I always think of ...

HAVANA - Tourists flock to Havana to take pictures along the world famous Malecon and to shoot the beautiful iconic architecture. But many Cubans are now learning to take these shots in hopes of landing a good paying job. In Havana, residents are receiving real-life lessons in photography at, likely, the ...
For decades the U.S. government has flooded Cuba with propaganda aimed at turning Cubans away from their government. With facilities on the Swan Islands, near the Honduran coast, the CIA's Radio Swan began broadcasts to Cuba in 1960. The Reagan administration in 1981 set up a task force whose ...
HAVANA, Feb. 8 (Xinhua) -- Patricia Penones and Javier Diaz are a young Cuban couple who have a passion for China, its culture and history. As they visited the 27th edition of Havana's International Book Fair, they came across Chinese President Xi Jinping's book, "The Governance of China," and bought ...
It started with strange symptoms reported by U.S. diplomats in Havana. And now the alleged attacks may continue to affect Cubans on both sides of the Florida Straits. As a consequence of the still-unsolved incidents, the U.S. government may fall short of the 20,000 immigrant visas it promised to issue to ...
In Spanish — which is all the family speaks — casa particular means “private house.” The phrase has come to mean “Cuban bed and breakfast” since 1997, when the Castro regime allowed Cubans to rent out rooms in their houses to tourists, providing families with a new source of income. It's a good thing ...
HAVANA TIMES — January 30th marked the 70th anniversary of Gandhi's assassination in New Delhi, perpetrated by a radical right-wing Hindu man, an enemy of peace and Indians co-existing in tolerance with other human beings in general, which was promoted by the famous idealist and religious man.
Polish-Inspired Cubans and Tea-Infused Bone Broth to Arrive Downtown. tweet share Pocket Flipboard Email. The Chow Brothers will bring modern Polish food to Downtown Chicago. Courtesy of The Chow Brothers. Downtown Chicago's next food hall, Wells St. Market, should open in the spring as crews ...
State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert dismissed the protest as "preposterous," saying it was "certainly not a secret" that Cubans enjoy limited access to the internet. While Cuban authorities have opened the internet up somewhat, they should open it up more, she said Thursday. "The Cuban ...
HAVANA TIMES — Before 1959, democracy was formal in Cuba, not real; in fact, Fidel's victory came at one of the times in Cuban history where the democratic building process occasionally came to a standstill. However, this formal democracy was no small thing, it was the much-needed preliminary step to ...
Provincial education spokesperson Malibongwe Mtima said: “The Cubans, who are known across the world for their quality education, especially in maths, science and medicine, will form part of a team of specialists who will spearhead the training of teachers at the department's Maths and Science ...
Moore tells the Los Angeles Times that you can meet the requirements for “support for the Cuban people” easily by using private services they are offering, employing guides and experts to lead you on walking tours, listening to lectures, seeing a private musical group, dining at a private restaurant, and ...
HAVANA TIMES – A total of 4,577 Cuban citizens entered Uruguay in 2017, and the majority between the months of October and December, reported the South American country's Directorate of Migration, reported dpa. The Non-Governmental Organization “Idas y Vueltas” is one of the first spaces where ...
Colombia's consulates in Miami and Havana have been jammed in recent weeks by Cubans seeking to travel to Bogota to process visa requests at the U.S. Embassy there. “We are seeing a much higher number of people than normal every day,” said a Colombian consulate official in Miami. “They usually ...
BAIL in the sum of $5,000 has been granted to each of the eight Cuban asylum-seekers who were arrested outside the United Nations (UN) office in Port of Spain last month, and later charged with obstructing the free passageway. This comes after they were made to spend close to three weeks in prison ...
Havana, Jan 8 (Prensa Latina) The Liberty Caravan, made up of Cuban children and youths will enter today the Cuban capital as 59 years ago when in a route of over one thousand kilometers, did so Fidel Castro and the Rebel Army. The route to Havana, made from January 2 to 8 of 1959, allowed the ...
HAVANA TIMES – In just 15 days Cubans will know if president Raul Castro, 86, will be on the ballot for elections to the National Assembly of Popular Power or will in effect retire from power, at least from the one that emanates from the State Council. He may remain as the top figure of the Communist Party, ...
Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., says that the United States has not found proof that Cuba launched an attack with an unknown weapon against American officials in the country. After meeting with Cuban officials, including Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez, Flake said that the FBI told the officials that they have ...
HAVANA, Dec. 30 (Xinhua) -- Cuba's state telecommunications company Etecsa announced it will provide internet service through mobile phones starting next year, local media reported on Saturday. In an interview with Youtube channel Cuba Hoy (Cuba Today), Etecsa President Mayra Arevich said ...
Helen Obediente and Gino Castellanos at a beach in the province of Matanzas, Cuba during their honeymoon in May 2016. Courtesy: Gino Castellanos. As tensions between the U.S. and Cuba have risen recently, caught in the middle are Cubans and Cuban-Americans on both sides of the Florida straits, ...
Eight Cubans seeking refugee status, yesterday pleaded not guilty to obstructing the pavement of Chancery Lane in Port of Spain when they stood before a city magistrate. They were denied bail and as such will spend Christmas Day and New Year's Day behind bars as the next court hearing is January 8.
Tourists ride classic convertible cars on the Malecon beside the U.S. Embassy in Havana, Cuba. Only a fraction of visa requests from Cubans are handled at the embassy now that the process has been shifted off the island, so the number issued has plummeted. [AP] ...
Nine Cubans have been arrested and three children have been taken away by the police Child Protection Unit after they refused to remove themselves from the premises of the United Nations building at Chancery Lane, Port of Spain, reported Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi. The Cubans, who had been ...
Detention or deportation is the new reality for most Cubans who try to enter the United States without visas, following the elimination of a policy known as “wet foot, dry foot” under former President Barack Obama. Announced simultaneously by the U.S. and Cuban governments, the policy change halted ...
He wears two or three gold chains around his neck and Nike sneakers cover his feet. He holds up a bundle of cash so that it shows on the photo with his big new car. He is Cadenaman — Chainman — one of the characters on the Instagram page Cubalseros, created by a Miami Cuban American to poke ...
The United States has deported twice as many Cubans in 2017 than in 2016, but that still represents less than 10 percent of all the Cubans who entered the United States after Cuban nationals lost their special immigration status. Some 15,410 Cuban nationals arrived to the United States in fiscal year 2017 ...
MIAMI - Health officials reported Thursday they are working to alleviate the pain of Cubans who are facing medicine shortages. Rita Garica, the director of operations of BioCubaFarma, told Granma the Communist island imports more than 85 percent of the resources needed to run the pharmaceutical ...
A U.S. military spokeswoman says a wildfire at the Guantanamo Bay Navy base has been put out with help from Cuban fire brigades. Naval base spokeswoman Julie Ripley says Cuba sent a helicopter and crews in several trucks to help extinguish the fire in a remote section of the base under a mutual-aid ...
Some 700,000 workers and peasants learned to read and write during what the Cubans called the “Year of Education.” The campaign came just two years after workers and peasants had overthrown the U.S.-supported dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista. Fidel Castro and the revolutionary leadership knew ...
... and appropriate non-governmental organizations and private-sector entities,”would be formed, with the purpose to,“encourage freedom of expression through independent media and internet freedom so that the Cuban people can enjoy the free and unregulated flow of information.” Yes, Cubans like the ...
Cubans, Americans, Nigerians want to become Jamaican citizens. BY MOYA HINDS Online reporter moyah@jamaicaobserver.com. Thursday, February 08, 2018 ...
Cuba has long lines for nearly everything you might need to do while on vacation there. Cubans have designed an ingenious system for making lines bearable — knowing the system is the best travel tip you can learn. So long as you are not the last person in line, you can wander if you remember who is in ...
Pointing fingers at the Cuban people for Fidel's dominant rule is like blaming the Siboney natives for not foreseeing their extinction, or the Germans for Hitler. Qualitative changes are socially unpredictable. Now, we are at the crossroads of another qualitative change and Fidelism is as dead as its creator.
The children of Cubans living abroad will be able to apply for and obtain Cuban citizenship starting this week, without the need to live on the island for any length of time. But the government will approve or reject the applicants based on political criteria. Among the requirements: the parents cannot have ...


 

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