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The Center for International Policy’s Cuba Project has released its latest conference report titled Election 2012: What Cuban Americans Stand to Lose. On October 4, Elizabeth Newhouse and Wayne Smith, of CIP’s Cuba Project, hosted a conference in Miami to help raise awareness of what was at stake… Read More

Summary of Cuban American sentiment and votes for Obama

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Publisher: This is a great summary of the current status of Cuban American thoughts about Cuba and the future of US Cuba relations written by Geoff Thale of the Washington Office on Latin America or WOLA. I copied and pasted the text of the article below but you may want to visit the original article… Read More

Joe Garcia wins US House seat to represent Miami

Posted in Cuban Americans > Cuban American Politics

David Adams | Reuters A campaign finance scandal may have cost a South Florida Republican his congressional seat and handed victory to his challenger, who will be Miami’s first Cuban-American Democratic representative. Incumbent David Rivera, a fierce opponent of Cuba’s communist government,… Read More

Mark Ryan and the Cuban Embargo - commentary

Posted in Cuban Americans > Cuban American Politics

Original title: Ryan Criticizes Obama’s Cuba Policy and Explains His Shift on the Issue By RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr. of New York Times Havana Journal publisher comments in bold below. I am a Massachusetts Republican. I support the Romney/Ryan ticket and will be voting for them in November. I voted for… Read More

Little Havana is cool with Viernes Culturales

Posted in Cuban Americans > Cuban American Culture

By Carlos Suarez De Jesus | Miami New Times The plaintive wail of a bolero crooner echoes across a dusty sidewalk baked by a merciless sun. Soon the ringing chords of a Spanish guitar erupt from a Little Havana souvenir shop. Dominoes clack as they are shoved about by elderly men smoking cigars, and… Read More

Latin Phone ofrece llamada a Cuba y regargas de celulares

Posted in Cuban Americans > Cuban American Culture

Havana Journal le da la Bienvenida a su nuevo anunciante, LATIN PHONE. (For English, please see below) (800) 390-1030 LATIN PHONE fue creada en 2004 por un grupo de jóvenes emprendedores para ofrecer precios accesibles en servicio internacional de Telefonía de larga distancia a las Comunidades Latinas… Read More

Commitment to Freedom letter by Cuban American business executives

Posted in Cuban Americans > Cuban Americans

Rob Sequin | Havana Journal I found this to be an interested letter signed by some very successful business people but I have to wonder, who wrote it and who organized its creation and/or circulated the letter for signature. The letter is powerful but one has to wonder about its origin in order to… Read More

National Encounter of Cubans Residing in the United States summary

Posted in Cuban Americans > Cuban American Politics

Rob Sequin | Havana Journal I am fortunate to know several people who attended the National Encounter of Cubans Residing in the United States that was recently held at the Cuban Interests Section in Washington DC. I have had a conversation with a few attendees and learned that overall it was a positive… Read More

Cuban American Artist Jose Acosta exhibits at Society of Kingston NY

Posted in Cuban Americans > Cuban American Culture

Rob Sequin | Havana Journal On May 5, 2012 at the Arts Society of Kingston and Jose Acosta will be hosting an art event featuring beautiful art, Latin music and Cuban and Italian food. La Orquesta de Los Taino will be entertaining the crowd and if you have been to Cuban American artist Jose Acosta’s… Read More

Change of heart for Carlos Saladrigas… and Miami?

Posted in Cuban Americans > Cuban Americans

(Original title: Former hard-line exiles return to Cuba to talk) By William Booth, Washington Post The setting was historic. The looming 18th-century Seminary of San Carlos in Old Havana. The attendance remarkable. A hall packed with professors, dissidents, clergy, bloggers, leftists, diplomats. The… Read More

Taiwan as a Model for Cuba’s Future - seminar

Posted in Cuban Americans > Cuban American Politics

On Saturday, February 11, 2012, the Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies held a seminar sponsored by Taiwan Foundation for Democracy at Casa Bacardi/University of Miami in Coral Gables Florida. Dr. Jaime Suchlicki, Director, ICCAS and Ray H.W. Mou, Director General, Taipei Economic and… Read More

Havana Journal endorses Gingrich for Florida primary

Posted in Cuban Americans > Cuban American Politics

Rob Sequin, publisher HavanaJournal.com and President of Havana Journal Inc. First, a little background on me… I am a registered Republican from Massachusetts. I voted for Romney for Governor and I would have voted for him for Governor had he run for a second term. On Willard Milton “Mitt”… Read More

More anti-American behavior from Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Posted in Cuban Americans > Cuban American Politics

Title by Rob Sequin, publisher of HavanaJournal.com and article by Erika Bolstad of McClatchy Newspapers A U.S. House committee will investigate travel programs to Cuba offered by the Smithsonian Institution under a Obama administration initiative designed to expose Cubans to ordinary Americans. The… Read More

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