Author Archives: Anthony Brenner

Cuba: the embargo costs tourism more than 1.7 million dollars

On Cuba ?0/17/17 –The U.S. economic embargo cost Cuban tourism more than 1.7 billion dollars between April 2016 and June 2017. According to a report published in the state-run press, tourism is the sector most affected in this period because … Continue reading

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Nature Tourism Has Strong Roots in Eastern Cuba

Baracoa, Cuba, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) The director of the Flora and Fauna Company in the eastern territory of Baracoa, Mauro Cala, said today that nature tourism here has strong roots today. He pointed out that this company serves two … Continue reading

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Cuba Ready for High Tourist Season

Radio Cadena Agramonte |Havana, Oct 16.- Despite the problems caused by meteorological events such as hurricanes, Cuban authorities reiterate that their tourist facilities are ready to start the high season (November-April) in the island. Spokespersons from different territories affirm this … Continue reading

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Venezuelan People Celebrate Victory at Regional Elections

Caracas, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) The revolutionary people of Venezuela continue today the celebration for the victory of the Bolivarian forces at the Sunday regional elections, in which Chavez” ideas obtained 75 percent of the governorships. The United Socialist Party … Continue reading

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U.S. delegation condemns expulsion of Cuban diplomats

A 62-member U.S. delegation in Cuba as part of the “In the Footsteps of Che” International Brigade issued the following statement on Oct. 4: We strongly condemn the decision of the United States government to expel 15 Cuban diplomats from … Continue reading

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Young People Worldwide March for Peace in Sochi

By Antonio Rondon Garcia Sochi, Russia, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) Young people from all over the world have marched today for peace at the Olympic Village of this southern Russian resort, and reaffirmed in the central square the solidarity and … Continue reading

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Breaking the Blockade against Cuba: Interview with Claudia Camba

CubaSi| Oct. 16, 2017 Ricardo Vaz: Can you tell us a bit of the history of Operación Milagro (“Operation Miracle”)? Claudia Camba: Operación Milagro was borne out of another great Cuban internationalist mission, which was the literacy program “Yo Sí … Continue reading

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The vocational training of the new generations, a priority task in Camagüey

Camagüey, Oct 12.- Motivating in the new generations the study of educational profiles, technicians and others which contribute to local development, is the purpose of the meeting between teachers and students on vocational training and career guidance 2017-2018, inaugurated this … Continue reading

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Under the Watch of 1,300 Observers, Venezuelan Elections a Success

Caracas, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) As the polling stations begin to close, the regional elections in Venezuela Sunday to pick up the governors of the country”s 23 states went by successfully, the commander in charge of guaranteeing security said. Some … Continue reading

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Mexicans and Cubans Condemn Unjust U.S. Blockade

Mexico, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) The Association of Cuban Residents in Mexico, the Mexican Solidarity Movement (MMSC) and the Cuban Embassy in this country on Sunday condemned the unjust U.S. blockade of Cuba and the new threats by President Donald … Continue reading

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