Viewing from July 2011

Turn words into deeds

Campaign News | Wednesday, 27 July 2011

Rob Miller writes in the Morning Star on the recent Cuba-UK cooperation agreement.Cuba and the United Kingdom signed, this month a formal declaration to strengthen bilateral co-operation.The agreement champions "closer dialogue and economic, scientific, technical, educational, cultural and sporting links between the two countries" and highlights key areas for collaboration ... read more

Ricardo Alarcon on the Miami Five

News from Cuba | Wednesday, 27 July 2011

Truth Held HostageRicardo Alarcón: Truth Held Hostage"There is nothing concealed that will not be disclosed, or hidden that will not be made known." (Luke 12:2) The following talk was delivered by Ricardo Alarcón at the Cuban University of Information Sciences (UCI), Havana, July 20, 2011.To start out, from a juridical standpoint ... read more

South Africans sent to Havana to learn Cuban secrets

News from Cuba | Wednesday, 27 July 2011

By Ken BorlandSouth Africa's lamentable performance at the Commonwealth Games boxing tournament in Delhi has prompted the country's sports chiefs to send 10 of its best fighters to Cuba in a bid to avoid similar failure at next year's London Olympics.The four boxers who competed in Delhi failed to win ... read more

Posada Carriles: At home with Cuba's public enemy number one

News from Cuba | Wednesday, 20 July 2011

by Rob Walker for BBC NewsCuba is still furious that Mr Posada is living freely in the United StatesLuis Posada Carriles is a Cuban militant, a former CIA operative, and to some, a mass murderer.But at home in Miami, he proudly shows me a plaque from supporters dedicated to "Bambi", ... read more

Port of Mariel Cuba to be the largest industrial port in the Caribbean

News from Cuba | Tuesday, 19 July 2011

from the Havana HournalMariel Cuba is about 28 miles west of Havana and is the largest port on the northern coast of Cuba, second only to the Port of Havana.Currently the port is undergoing a massive expansion in association with the International Economic Association and the Brazilian company Odebrecht. Brazil ... read more

Anti-Cuban committees donated more than $3 million to Democratic and Republican Party electoral campaigns

News from Cuba | Friday, 15 July 2011

From Granma InternationalDURING the 2010 Congressional election campaign, so-called Political Action Committees (PAC) devoted to promoting an anti-Cuban policy in the United States, donated more than three million dollars to Democratic and Republican Party candidates, according to an investigation by the Center for Responsive Politics, described by La Jornada, in ... read more