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Daily Archives: June 9, 2009

Cuba, in liquidity crunch, rolls over euro bonds

Cuba, in liquidity crunch, rolls over euro bonds
Tue Jun 9, 2009 9:56pm IST

* 200 million in euro bonds due in May rolled over

* Bond holders accepted extension to May 2010

* Issue was subscribed 15 pct by foreign banks, entities

By Marc Frank

HAVANA, June 9 (Reuters) – Cuba has rolled over 200 million euros in bond… Continue reading

Venezuela Oil Shipments to Cuba Rose by 32%, Asia Sales Doubled

Venezuela Oil Shipments to Cuba Rose by 32%, Asia Sales Doubled
By Steven Bodzin

June 9 (Bloomberg) — Venezuela's shipments of crude oil and refined
products to Cuba gained 32 percent last year and sales to Asia doubled
under President Hugo Chavez's strategy of diversifying the country's oil
sales to rely less on the U.S.

Sales to Cuba climbed by… Continue reading

Cuban Jews ambivalent about possible thaw in U.S.-Cuba ties

Cuban Jews ambivalent about possible thaw in U.S.-Cuba ties
By Florencia Arbiser · June 8, 2009

CARTAGENA, Colombia (JTA) — The recent thaw in relations between Cuba
and the United States is being greeted with caution by some Jews in Cuba.

In April, the Obama administration announced it was moving to ease
restrictions on American travel to Cuba and money… Continue reading

Bad cheese causes two deaths

Bad cheese causes two deaths

HAVANA, Cuba, June 8 (Roberto de Jesús Guerra / www.cubanet.org) – Two
persons died after some 100 became sick and were hospitalized June 1
after eating bad cheese sold in Güines in Havana province, according to
reports.

According to human rights activists, the dead included a minor. Julián
E. Martínez, secretary of the Pro… Continue reading

Thirty evangelical pastors arrested

Thirty evangelical pastors arrested

HAVANA, Cuba, June 8 (Juan Carlos González / www.cubanet.org) – Thirty
evangelical pastors were arrested last week by State Security agents and
members of the National Police in Santa Cruz del Sur, Camagüey,
preventing them from holding a convention.

Several of the pastors called the dissident Council of Human Rights of
Cuba, asking that news… Continue reading

Dissident press winners announced

Dissident press winners announced

HAVANA, Cuba, June 8 (Leafar Pérez / www.cubanet.org) – The dissident
Foundation for Freedom of Expression (Fundación por la Libertad de
Expresión) yas announced the winners of its 2009 awards.

Independent journalist Lucas Garve, who established the awards six years
ago, named the following winners: independent journalist Jorge Olivera
Castillo for "his commitment to the… Continue reading

UE dispuesta a mantener diálogo político con Cuba insistiendo en los derechos

UE dispuesta a mantener diálogo político con Cuba insistiendo en los
derechos
EFE
Bruselas | hace 5 minutos | Comenta | Votar

Los gobiernos de la Unión Europea (UE) se muestran dispuestos a
continuar el diálogo político recién restablecido con Cuba, pero
insisten al régimen en que lleve a cabo mejoras en la situación de los
derechos humanos en la… Continue reading

Moratinos dice que España desarrollará su propia política en relación a Cuba

Moratinos dice que España desarrollará su propia política en relación a Cuba
EFE
Madrid | hace 7 minutos | Comenta | Votar

El ministro español de Asuntos Exteriores, Miguel Ángel Moratinos,
valoró hoy la actitud del presidente de Estados Unidos, Barack Obama,
hacia Cuba, aunque aseguró que España desarrollará su propia política
hacia la Isla.

Moratinos se refirió hoy a… Continue reading

Raúl Castro reduce cartilla de alimentos y energía

Cuba:
Raúl Castro reduce cartilla de alimentos y energía
Desde la semana pasada hay un drástico plan para reducir el consumo
eléctrico.

Las Claves:

* "Habrá restricciones en el consumo", aunque "no se va a quedar
nadie desprotegido", dijo a fines de mayo el ministro de Economía.
* En círculos diplomáticos de La Habana se discute si la isla está… Continue reading

Fidel Castro alterna alabanza, críticas y dudas sobre Obama

Fidel Castro alterna alabanza, críticas y dudas sobre Obama

Considera que "no se puede culpar" al presidente de los problemas de
Oriente Medio, pero pone en duda su decisión para resolverlos
09/06/2009 | Actualizada a las 14:50h | Internacional

La Habana.(EFE).- El primer secretario del gobernante Partido Comunista
de Cuba, Fidel Castro, alterna alabanzas, dudas y críticas al analizar
el… Continue reading

Lugo asegura que Paraguay no imitará modelo cubano y otros procesos políticos

Lugo asegura que Paraguay no imitará modelo cubano y otros procesos
políticos
EFE
Asunción | hace 5 minutos | Comenta | Votar

El presidente paraguayo, el ex obispo Fernando Lugo, aseguró hoy que no
imitará otros procesos políticos del continente como lo han advertido
sectores de la oposición tras su visita oficial a Cuba.

"Paraguay no va a copiar nada,… Continue reading

Cuba reprograma vencimiento bonos por 200 mlns euros

Cuba reprograma vencimiento bonos por 200 mlns euros
martes 9 de junio de 2009 16:47 GYT
Por Marc Frank

LA HABANA (Reuters) – Cuba reprogramó bonos por 200 millones de euros
con vencimiento en mayo, mientras el Banco Central pidió a los tenedores
extranjeros de deuda un año extra de plazo para pagar, dijeron esta
semana fuentes financieras en Londres… Continue reading

La UE inicia esta semana el examen de sus relaciones con La Habana

Política
La UE inicia esta semana el examen de sus relaciones con La Habana

El Consejo de Ministros de Exteriores se pronunciará el próximo lunes
sobre si mantiene suspendidas las sanciones.

Agencias | 09/06/2009

La Unión Europea comienza esta semana el examen de sus relaciones con La
Habana y de la efectividad del diálogo político con las autoridades de
la… Continue reading

RÉGIMEN CASTRISTA CONTINÚA REPRIMIENDO A OPOSITORES PARA IMPEDIR ACTIVIDADES RELIGIOSAS

RÉGIMEN CASTRISTA CONTINÚA REPRIMIENDO A OPOSITORES PARA IMPEDIR
ACTIVIDADES RELIGIOSAS
2009-06-09.
Jesús Emilio Hernández Figueroa, Periodista Independiente

(www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- Un fuerte despliegue de agentes de la
Policía Política tuvo lugar el día de ayer desde muy tempranas horas de
la mañana, para impedir que opositores llegaran a la Iglesia Nuestra
Señora de Regla y participaran de la procesión de… Continue reading

DENUNCIAN CHANTAJE DEL GOBIERNO DE CUBA CONTRA OPOSITOR DAMNIFICADO POR EFECTO DE LOS HURACANES

DENUNCIAN CHANTAJE DEL GOBIERNO DE CUBA CONTRA OPOSITOR DAMNIFICADO POR
EFECTO DE LOS HURACANES
2009-06-09.
Carlos Serpa Maceira, Corresponsal de Misceláneas de Cuba

(www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- La Habana, 9 de junio.- El Colegio de
Pedagogos Independientes de Cuba, CPIC, denunció en La Habana, que el
régimen comunista en la isla continúa negando la entrega de materiales
de construcción al opositor… Continue reading

LA CASA MÁS VIGILIDA DEL VEDADO

LA CASA MÁS VIGILIDA DEL VEDADO
2009-06-09.
Carlos Serpa Maceira, Corresponsal de Misceláneas de Cuba
Martha Crespo Monzón y Carlos Cordero Páez. Fotos: Cortesía de Carlos
Serpa Maceira.

(www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- La Habana, 9 de junio.- Desde 1991 la
vivienda marcada con el número 1012 (interior) de la calle 15, entre 10
y 12, en la barriada El Vedado en… Continue reading

US not contemplating the end of the embargo on Cuba

Thursday, June 4th 2009 – 10:29 pm UTC
US not contemplating the end of the embargo on Cuba

The United States government said it was satisfied with the resolution
which revoked OAS sanctions on Cuba, but warned that it's "not
contemplating" for the moment talking about an end on the half century
embargo on the Havana regime.

Revocation "eliminates an… Continue reading

No glory in spying for Castro

No glory in spying for Castro
By Vincent Carroll
Posted: 06/09/2009 01:00:00 AM MDT

Anyone who hung around leftists in the 1960s or '70s knew someone like
Walter Kendall Myers, the former State Department official charged last
week along with his wife, Gwendolyn, with spying for Cuba. Privileged,
intelligent and self-righteous, the Myers of that era were so
exquisitely sensitive… Continue reading

Spy Case Keeps Cuba In Perspective

Spy Case Keeps Cuba In Perspective
Investor's Business Daily

National Security: Amid all the neighborly talk about new U.S. efforts
to engage Cuba, the arrest of a State Department official as a Cuban spy
ought to be a wake-up call about the intentions of the Castro dictatorship.

Last Friday, federal agents arrested Walter Kendall Myers, 72, and his
wife Gwendolyn,… Continue reading

Accused spy worked for PUC

June 9, 2009

Accused spy worked for PUC
Woman charged with helping Cuba also served as aide to S.D. senator
Steve Young

A woman charged along with her husband with spying for Cuba the past
three decades worked at one time for South Dakota's Public Utilities
Commission and as an aide to then-Sen. James Abourezk.

Gwendolyn Steingraber Myers, 71,… Continue reading

India, Cuba sign accord on technological exchange

India, Cuba sign accord on technological exchange
Prensa Latina/PTI / Havana June 9, 2009, 14:29 IST

India and Cuba have signed an accord to increase bilateral collaboration
in the IT sector and train 400 Cuban computer science and communication
professionals.

Indian Ambassador to Cuba, Mitra Vashist and Cuba's vice-minister of
Information and Communication (MIC) Boris Moreno signed the accord which… Continue reading

Cuba Needs Freedom

Cuba Needs Freedom
June 09, 2009
by Paul Jacob

A viral video is making the rounds of Latin America. You can find it on
YouTube. It's an interview with a man on the street, and another Cuban
man walks up and steals the show. He points to his open mouth. In island
slang he says he's hungry, and that "what… Continue reading

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