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Do we Cubans still need permission to enter state establishments?

Do we Cubans still need permission to enter state establishments? JORGE ENRIQUE RODRÍGUEZ | La Habana | 31 de Mayo de 2017 – 07:34 CEST. I recently went to buy cigarrettes at the Ruinas del Parque bar-restaurant, located on the corner of Obispo and Aguacate, in Old Havana. I said “good afternoon” to the doorman, […] Continue reading

Starting a business in Cuba is more difficult for entrepreneurs of African descent

Starting a business in Cuba is more difficult for entrepreneurs of African descent BY NORA GÁMEZ TORRES ngameztorres@elnuevoherald.com The first Cuban chef with a Michelin star, and the chef — and owner — of the private paladar where former President Barack Obama dined during his trip to Cuba, have something more in common than love […] Continue reading

Fidel Castro’s Name And Image Are Enveloped In Prohibitions

Fidel Castro’s Name And Image Are Enveloped In Prohibitions / 14ymedio, Mario Penton 14ymedio, Mario Penton, Miami, 27 December 2016 — The Cuban parliament unanimously approved a bill on Tuesday stating that the name of the deceased former president Fidel Castro cannot be used to designate public spaces and it is forbidden to market his […] Continue reading

If you want to make money in Cuba, join a band

If you want to make money in Cuba, join a band A growth industry WRITTEN BY Ana Campoy June 08, 2016 Varadero, Cuba If Jorge Guevara worked as a doctor in the US, he’d likely have a six-figure salary. But this is Cuba, and as a drummer hammering out tropical standards for sunburned tourists in […] Continue reading

Jailed Cuban dissident rushed to hospital after long hunger strike

Posted on Tuesday, 07.03.12 Jailed Cuban dissident rushed to hospital after long hunger strike Frank Montero had been reported on a lengthy hunger strike to protest his detention. By Juan O. Tamayo jtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com Dissidents in the easter... Continue reading

Approval, discontent greet Castro revolution’s 50th year in Cuba

Posted on Tuesday, 01.06.09 Approval, discontent greet Castro revolution's 50th year in Cuba By MIAMI HERALD STAFF SANTIAGO DE CUBA -- At Parque Dolores, tourist buses filled with Canadians and Europeans lugging cameras that cost two years' ... Continue reading

The fight against racism in Cuba goes viral

The fight against racism in Cuba goes viral
By Marlie Hall
9:28 AM on 05/14/2010
Tags: Afro Cubans, Cuba, Discrimination, Raul Castro

Rosa Parks refused to stand. Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream. Barack Obama won the presidential election.… Continue reading

Black activists launch rare attack on Cuba about racism

Black activists launch rare attack on Cuba about racism

Onetime supporters of the Castro revolution now question the regime's
civil and human rights record.
By Richard Fausset

January 3, 2010

Reporting from Atlanta – President Obama has loosened travel
restrictions… Continue reading