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Monthly Archives: November 2008

Arrestan al principal colaborador de Oswaldo Payá

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Arrestan al principal colaborador de Oswaldo Payá

'Está incomunicado, no se sabe de él y el único alegato es que ha sido
precisamente por la concesión de la vicepresidencia' de la IDC a Payá,
explicó Julio A. Hernández.

Agencias | 07/11/2008

AFP/ San Cristóbal Guanajuato, México. El gobierno detuvo la mañana de
este viernes a Ricardo Montes, principal colaborador… Continue reading

Héctor Palacios: La voluntad de diálogo de Obama pone a La Habana 'contra la pared'

Elecciones en EE UU
Héctor Palacios: La voluntad de diálogo de Obama pone a La Habana
'contra la pared'

Agencias | 05/11/2008

AFP/ La Habana El disidente cubano Héctor Palacios, quien asegura que
Barack Obama le reiteró su voluntad de diálogo en mayo, afirmó este
miércoles que la victoria del demócrata en Estados Unidos pone al
gobierno de Raúl Castro… Continue reading

Foreign Aid Helps Fund Cultural Activities

CUBA:
Foreign Aid Helps Fund Cultural Activities
By Patricia Grogg

HAVANA, Nov 20 (IPS) – In Cuba, international aid is promoting the
advancement of cultural projects, adopting an approach that enriches the
traditional perspective on development with a dimension closer to the
needs of the human spirit.

With that aim in mind, two European organisations, the Swiss Agency for
Development… Continue reading

Raul Castro says Cuban storm losses near 6 billion pounds

Raul Castro says Cuban storm losses near 6 billion pounds
Reuters
Published: November 12, 2008
By Jeff Franks

Cuba has suffered almost $10 billion (6 billion pounds) in damages from
the three hurricanes that struck the island this year, President Raul
Castro said in a report aired on Tuesday on state-run television.

He made his comments during a visit on… Continue reading

Cuban activists say they have 20,000 signatures

Posted on Thursday, 11.20.08
Cuban activists say they have 20,000 signatures
Associated Press

HAVANA — — A women's group presented thousands of signatures Thursday
petitioning Cuba's parliament to close the gap in the communist
country's dual economy, which pays state workers in Cuban pesos but
offers basics like toilet paper in another currency that few can afford.

Four women wearing… Continue reading