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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 ...
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 ...
The week surrounding the anniversary of Fidel's death has been filled with events and tributes for the island's socialist leader. Marching from the Plaza Antonio Maceo in Santiago de Cuba to the resting place of the revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, thousands of Cubans gathered to pay tribute to the legend ...
IN PICTURES: Over 7 million Cubans went to polling stations on Sunday to choose municipal representatives for the People's Power Assembly. On Sunday, over 7 million Cubans chose among 27,000 candidates competing for 605 seats in Cuba's People's Power Assembly. "Our people don't bow down, ...
This is How Cubans Run, Campaign and Vote in elections. Cuban elections start in neighborhoods and are run by the Cuban people themselves. | Photo: .... Plurality. The Cuban people are in charge of proposing, choosing and promoting the candidates, through public assemblies in a sovereign process.
He said he hoped the death would clear the way "toward a future in which the wonderful Cuban people finally live in the freedom they so richly deserve." He said his administration will do all it can to help Cubans "begin their journey toward prosperity and liberty." Fidel Castro Ruz was born Aug. 13, 1926, in ...
Trump's ill-conceived measures and bombast cannot undo all of the advances in US-Cuba relations that have been made in the past few years. But they have added to the insecurity and daily struggles of Cubans in a time of economic difficulty and the resurgence of the right in the region. Those difficulties ...
But the Trump administration should not link that probe with the processing of visas for Cubans seeking to visit the United States. That only hurts ordinary Cubans and their Tampa Bay relatives, not the island's communist government, and it is yet another example of the harm from this pinched approach to ...
Since it could not force the Cuban people to submit politically, it tries to suffocate them economically," Morales said. In a prepared statement, the U.S. Treasury Department said it will "expand the list of Cuban government officials barred from transactions as well as set policy to deny exports to prohibited ...
As Historians pored over details included in the 2,800 files that were released to the public, some were disappointed that potentially insightful ...
"Who knows why the Cubans do what they do?" the official ... into the attacks, and want to continue to cooperate with the Cubans in this regard.
Military leaders in John F. Kennedy's government proposed a bounty system in 1962 that would pay Cubans to kill or capture Communists on ...
HAVANA TIMES -- If there is an accomplishment that we can talk about as Cubans, it's the one that we can call "the non-solidarity Cubans ...
HAVANA -- In an exclusive interview with NBC News, Cuban officials forcefully denied that their government was to blame for the mysterious ...
With the severe reduction in staff at the U.S. Embassy in Havana, Cubans who want to apply for non-immigrant visas -- to visit relatives or for ...
Cuban Americans seeking to have their relatives join them from the island will not be able to do so -- at least for the time being -- as a result of ...
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 ...
HAVANA, Oct 23 (Reuters) - At dusk, when the worst of the Caribbean heat has subsided, parks around Cuba fill with families video chatting ...
Albert, who worked as a police guard at an elementary school, seemed content to be Cuban and live in Cuba, like many other Cubans who I ...
Cuba CITY -- Cuba City had plenty to celebrate on Homecoming Night as the Cubans overwhelmed the visiting Boscobel Bulldogs, 61-6, in a ...
Panama is not closing the door to Cubans," Carrillo said. "Panama is closing the door to irregular migration, no matter who it is. There is no ...
The end-of-the-workday visit by Rodriguez to Tillerson's office, requested by the Cubans primarily to discuss the incidents, appeared to be an ...
Irma did not, however, take the resilience, resolve and spirit of the Cuban people. It did not leave Cuba uninhabitable and it didn't destroy the ...
Therefore, I am proposing the following solutions which might be able to help those most affected, the Cuban people, and the country will move ...
The Trump administration will press its concerns about unexplained incidents harming American diplomats in Cuba during a meeting this week ...
In this Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017 photo released by Granma, men play dominoes in the middle of a flooded street as others pull broken furniture ...
... the Cubans who were found clinging to it couldn't stay in the country. ... if the arrival of the 17 Cuban people is part of this controversial deal.


 

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