By Tim Johnson — McClatchy Foreign Staff – McClatchy DC PANAMA CITY — Two Cuban MiG-21 jet fighters found aboard a seized North Korean cargo ship three months ago were in good repair, had been recently flown and were accompanied by “brand-new” jet engines, Panamanian officials say. The assertions […]
Source Miami Herald by Andres Oppenheimer The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is doing great things in...
Source: NBC News Courtesy IHS Maritime The captain of the North Korean ship Chong Chon Gang tried to kill himself...
Source: WSJ Remember all the hype about Cuba drilling for oil in Caribbean waters and American companies missing out...
Source: Miami Herald For more than six weeks, dissident Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez has crisscrossed the Atlantic, making a splash and garnering accolades as she hopscotches between high-profile events in Brasilia and Amsterdam, Mexico City and New York, Washington, D.C. and Miami, with an eloquent, unvarnished plea for freedom of […]Read more ›
Source: Quarterly Americas For more than a decade, Cuba’s Castro brothers (Fidel and Raúl) and their U.S. advocates have lobbied Congress to lift U.S. trade sanctions. Finally recognizing that Congress isn’t likely to do so, the focus of the Castro lobby has now shifted to getting Cuba removed from the […]Read more ›
Fuente: Nuevo Herald Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez spent several hours on the University of Miami campus Tuesday, learning how to access the university’s digital collection on the Cuban experience and diaspora and holding a political discussion with UM academics. She was scheduled to speak Tuesday evening at a dinner at […]Read more ›
Source: The American The State Department is reportedly considering dropping Cuba’s designation as a state sponsor of terrorism. Doing so would hand Havana a major – and unmerited – diplomatic victory. Cuba’s Castro brothers have spent billions of dollars over the last decade seducing U.S. farm bureaus and agri-business to […]Read more ›
Fuente: Infobae La opositora cubana Yoani Sánchez afirmó este lunes desde La Haya que teme que, al regreso de su gira internacional, no pueda volver a salir de Cuba debido a sus fuertes declaraciones en contra del Gobierno de Raúl Castro. “El Gobierno pensó que dejarme dentro costaba mucho políticamente y que si me permitían salir a lo mejor […]Read more ›
Fuente: Nuevo Herald WASHINGTON – La bloguera Yoani Sánchez hizo el martes una férrea defensa en Washington sobre la necesidad de reforzar los lazos “pueblo a pueblo” para acelerar un proceso de transición democrática en Cuba, al tiempo que se mostró a favor de una investigación rápida y oportuna con el […]Read more ›