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Welcome to the exclusive Cuba news and Cuban blog feed from the Havana Journal featuring news and blog posts from these 14 Cuba news and information resources:

Cuba Polidata Cuba Standard Cuban Triangle CubaNet
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Havana Project James Lewis Juventud Rebelde Latin American Herald Tribune
Miami Herald The Havana Note

Reports from Cuba: New embassy for an old dictatorship

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 21:06:56 +0000 By Miriam Celaya in Translating Cuba: New Embassy for an Old Dictatorship Cubanet, Miriam Celaya, Havana, 22 July 2015 — The reopening of the Cuban embassy in Washington finally took place amid extravagant fanfare, and, judging by the profuse media… Full Story

Compañía obtiene permisos de EE. UU. para telefonía celular en Cuba

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:34:56 +0000 La Comisión Federal de Comunicaciones otorgó los permisos legales a Telco Cuba Full Story

Canadians in Cuba lament arrival of Americans horning in on their pleasure hellhole

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:08:55 +0000 Of all the people from different nations who have wickedly exploited the Cuban people and enjoyed great pleasures on the island at the expense of the ruthlessly enslaved population, Canadians are by far the worst offenders. Canada has sent everything… Full Story

Obama lights up his Cuban victory cigar

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:35:37 +0000 Gary Varvel in the Indy Star (via Newsday):   Full Story

Obligados a entrar por la ventana (vídeo)

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:36:42 +0000 Vecinos de Sol 466 entre Egido y Villegas en la Habana Vieja, se ven obligados a acceder a sus casas por una ventana tras derrumbe parcial Full Story

Nuevo sitio web para la comunidad LGBTI cubana

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:21:06 +0000 El sitio web se une a la línea de denuncia y orientación de la Fundación Cubana por los Derechos LGBTI Full Story

Photos of the day: Some paradise!

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:06:03 +0000 Dissident Martha Beatriz Roque emailed some information and photos today. All one can say in response is “Ahhh.  Long live the Revolution.  Long live equality in income and status!” Gladys (“Cuca”) Galvez lives in Guira de Melena… Full Story

Presidente salvadoreño pide investigar a oposición por revelar datos de su viaje a Cuba

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:04:23 +0000 Sánchez Cerén viajó a la capital cubana a hacerse "un chequeo rutinario" en plena ola de violencia Full Story

Michael J. Totten: In Cuba there is neither bread nor freedom

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:00:19 +0000 Michael J. Totten in World Affairs Journal: In Cuba, Neither Bread Nor Freedom I’ve only visited Cuba once, in late 2013, so it’s hard to say for sure what kinds of changes Raul Castro has brought to the island since he took the wheel from his brother… Full Story

Balseros cubanos tocan tierra en lujosa ciudad de la Florida

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:44:53 +0000 Los cinco cubanos, que llegaron en la madrugada del martes, fueron atendidos por una organización humanitaria Full Story

Despite no improvement, Obama gives Cuba’s slave masters an ‘A’ for effort, takes them off Human Trafficking List

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:02:05 +0000 Belen Marty in the PanAm Post: “A for Effort” Gesture Takes Cuba Off Human-Trafficking Blacklist One week has passed since Cuba opened its embassy doors in Washington, DC, and the communist nation is no longer on the black list of countries lacking… Full Story

Obligados a dormir fuera de la terminal de ómnibus

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:57:44 +0000 “No tenemos un baño a donde ir, ni una pila de agua para tomar, ni cafeterías hay por aquí en ninguna moneda. Estamos tirados en estos bancos como perros" Full Story

Sen. Marco Rubio: Hillary Clinton making grave mistake on Cuba

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 13:59:31 +0000 Via The Hill: Rubio: Clinton making ‘grave mistake’ on Cuba Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is taking a preemptive strike against Hillary Clinton, calling her expected decision to back lifting the Cuba embargo a “grave mistake.” “After… Full Story

Senator Lehay taking Godfather II way too seriously

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 13:30:54 +0000 Senator Lehay taking Godfather II way too seriousl……click to read…….http://t.co/aMThKEBhHd — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) July 30, 2015 Full Story

Hillary dusts off Bill Clinton’s 1990s Cuba policy, ready to embrace Castro regime and its weekly violent attacks against women

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 13:02:00 +0000 First, we had America’s first black president, Barack Obama, embracing Cuba’s notoriously repressive apartheid regime. Not to be outdone, we now have Hillary Clinton, who lusts to be America’s first woman president, announcing her embrace… Full Story

¿Vale la pena cobrarle a un país quebrado?

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:00:27 +0000 Resultan tan impracticables las indemnizaciones entre EEUU y Cuba, que lo más sensato sería hacer borrón y cuenta nueva Full Story

Piden explicación a Kerry por posición de Cuba en lista sobre tráfico humano

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:45:38 +0000 Cuba, que ocupaba desde 2003 el escalafón 3 (el peor), fue ascendida a "lista de observación" Full Story

La Armada colombiana detiene a 19 inmigrantes ilegales en alta mar

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:27:49 +0000 Los inmigrantes de Cuba, Costa de Marfil y Ghana eran transportados en una embarcación por el mar Caribe Full Story

En estado grave Dama de Blanco detenida por la Seguridad del Estado

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:11:01 +0000 El pasado domingo Caridad Ramírez Utía fue detenida con dolor abdominal por más de 8 horas, para ser operada de peritonitis al día siguiente Full Story

A chat with Fernando Hernandez & Fausta Rodriguez Wertz

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 02:30:18 +0000 Wednesday July 29: A word about “Che merchandise” & US-Latin America stories of the week…. http://t.co/HCHuSCxD69 — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) July 29, 2015 Full Story

Reports from Cuba: Cuba-USA: Embassies and average Cubans

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:58:12 +0000 By Ivan Garcia: Cuba-USA: Embassies and Average Cubans Norge imagines himself sipping Cuban coffee at the Versailles restaurant in Miami on July 20 as officials of the Castro regime in white guayaberas and Americans in jackets and ties listen to their… Full Story

A Redux of Clinton's Cuba Policy

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:48:00 +0000 On Friday, Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, will give remarks in South Florida, where she will call for the lifting of the U.S. embargo towards Cuba.Of course, this isn't a surprise, as Hillary already revealed her Cuba policy position… Full Story

New York’s Gov. Cuomo not as keen on Iran’s mullahs as he is on Cuba’s communist dictators

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:06:14 +0000 It appears New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has no interest in leading a trade mission to Iran once President Obama is has completed his surrendered and dismantles all the sanctions on the terrorist country. On the other hand, the governor was certainly quick… Full Story

Ah!–But THIS murderer of cute little lions is the toast of the Smart-Set!

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:48:45 +0000 Innocent! Cute! Snuggly! Lion murdered for machista gratification!– by a hero to millions of leftists!–who flock to the murderer’s shrine in Castro’s Cuba! (for a hefty fee, of course)–A shrine to this racist, misogynistic… Full Story

Cuba and the U.S. reopen embassies: ‘Welcome, dear enemies!’

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:30:29 +0000 Garrincha in Yahoo Noticias: Full Story

Are Cuba's Victims Less Worthy?

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:26:00 +0000 On July 1st, 2015, in announcing his bad deal on diplomatic relations with Cuban dictator Raul Castro, President Obama stated that, "we don’t have to be imprisoned by the past."This has become the talking point (and oxymoron) of every step taken by… Full Story

Quote of the Week: No Action by Castro That Benefits U.S. or Cuban People

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:05:00 +0000 We still have yet to see any significant actions by the Castro regime that will benefit the United States or enhance freedoms and circumstances for the Cuban people.-- U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-TN), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee,… Full Story

U.S. Concessions to Cuba Are Not Justified

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:04:00 +0000 By Sebastian A. Arcos in The Miami Herald:U.S. concessions not justifiedAnd did they get you to trade your heroes for ghosts?Hot ashes for trees?Hot air for a cool breeze?Cold comfort for change?“Wish You Were Here,”PINK FLOYDSeven months after Dec.… Full Story

U.S. concessions to Cuba not justified

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:00:34 +0000 By Sebastian Arcos, Associate Director of the Cuban Research Institute at Florida International University in The Miami Herald: U.S. concessions not justified And did they get you to trade your heroes for ghosts? Hot ashes for trees? Hot air for a cool… Full Story

Obama Leaves Dictators Free to Flourish

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:59:00 +0000 By Roger Boyes in U.K.'s The Times:Barack Obama leaves dictators free to flourish, human rights hitEver since Barack Obama demoted the US from global policeman to risk-averse traffic warden, an important question has nagged contemporary historians: whatever… Full Story
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