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Muscatine man who fled to Cuba pleads guilty to escape, gun charges

Muscatine man who fled to Cuba pleads guilty to escape, gun charges
DAVID PITT, The Associated Press
Published: March 15, 2016, 9:04 am Updated: March 15, 2016, 9:07 am

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A man facing federal firearms charges in Iowa
who attempted to escape prosecution by fleeing to Cuba has entered plea
agreements with U.S. prosecutors.

Court records… Continue reading

Fugitive police killer complicates Cuba travel

Fugitive police killer complicates Cuba travel
Bart Jansen, USA TODAY 5:46 p.m. EST February 22, 2016

A New Jersey state police group is urging the Transportation Department
not to resume scheduled airline flights to Cuba until a fugitive
convicted of killing a trooper with a $1 million reward on her head is
returned to U.S. prison from Cuba.

The department… Continue reading

Singapore firm fined over North Korea arms shipment

Singapore firm fined over North Korea arms shipment

A Singapore firm has been fined 180,000 Singapore dollars ($125,700;
£87,900) for facilitating a shipment of arms from Cuba to North Korea.
A court found in December last year the Chinpo Shipping Company was in
breach of the UN sanctions on North Korea.
The company paid a Panamanian shipping agent $72,000 (£50,000)… Continue reading

A Year After Rapprochement, Cubans Still Waiting for Change

A Year After Rapprochement, Cubans Still Waiting for Change
Alberto Pimienta
Last updated on: December 17, 2015 11:30 AM

WASHINGTON—
A year ago, after months of secret negotiations, the leaders of Cuba and
the U.S. announced in almost simultaneous speeches the two nations were
restoring diplomatic ties after 54 years.

Around noon on national television, President Raul Castro addressed
millions… Continue reading

Singapore firm convicted of aiding N. Korean arms shipment

Singapore firm convicted of aiding N. Korean arms shipment
By ANNABELLE LIANG

SINGAPORE (AP) — A Singapore-registered shipping company was found
guilty Monday of transferring tens of thousands of dollars used to
transport fighter jets and surface-to-air missile systems from Cuba to
North Korea in 2013.

The haul, hidden under heaps of sugar and discovered by Panamanian
authorities, was the… Continue reading

Decision by Raul Castro Complicates Cuba’s Legal Landscape

Decision by Raul Castro Complicates Cuba’s Legal Landscape / Juan Juan Almeida
Posted on December 12, 2015

Juan Juan Almeida, 7 December 2015 — During one of his famous tantrums, General Raul Castro shamelessly ordered a review of all the paperwork related to the sale of nine private homes as well as investigations into their new owners.

The Office of… Continue reading

Yamilé Garro Alfonso – ‘Being a Lady in White has taught me to appreciate the desire for freedom’,Posted on December 11, 2015

Yamilé Garro Alfonso: ‘Being a Lady in White has taught me to appreciate
the desire for freedom’
Posted on December 11, 2015

Diario de Cuba, Havana, 10 December 2015 — Yamilé Garro Alfonso was just
a housewife, the mother of a baby and a teenager, when regime forces
arrested her sister Sonia and her brother-in-law Ramón Alejandro Muñoz
in a… Continue reading

Cayman Islands fraudsters may have moved $450 million to Cuba

Cayman Islands fraudsters may have moved $450 million to Cuba
Published on December 7, 2015
By Kenneth Rijock

MIAMI, USA — The first civil suit has been filed by one of the victims
against the Cayman “Gang of Four”, Sharon Lexa Lamb and Dundee Merchant
Bank, where Lamb was the senior vice president and director. One source,
who is familiar… Continue reading

Costa Rican police arrest 12, dismantle Cuban smuggling ring

Costa Rica broke up a Cuban-smuggling ring
Smugglers had links in Ecuador, Colombia, Guatemala and Miami
Cubans found will be deported to Nicaragua, and can continue to the U.S.
BY JOSÉ MELÉNDEZ
Special to El Nuevo Herald

SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA
The Costa Rican branch of a Cuban-smuggling ring that handled large
quantities of money was broken up Tuesday with… Continue reading

Violación de embargos, incluido el de Cuba, costará $787 millones a banco Crédit Agricole

Violación de embargos, incluido el de Cuba, costará $787 millones a
banco Crédit Agricole
La reparación sería la cuarta mayor pagada por un banco europeo a
reguladores estadounidenses por quebrantar las sanciones usando el
sistema financiero de EE.UU.
Agencias
octubre 20, 2015

El banco mutualista francés Crédit Agricole (CA) aceptó pagar 787
millones de dólares para cerrar causas en Estados… Continue reading

Credit Agricole fined $800m for US sanctions violations

Credit Agricole fined $800m for US sanctions violations
From the section Business

French bank Credit Agricole is understood to have agreed to pay $800m
(£516m) to settle charges it broke US sanctions in Iran and other countries.
The settlement is expected to be announced later this week.
It follows a lengthy investigation of European banks by US authorities
into illegal… Continue reading

El Sexto Will Resume His Hunger Strike Next Week If He Is Not Released

El Sexto Will Resume His Hunger Strike Next Week If He Is Not Released /
14ymedio
Posted on October 7, 2015

14ymedio, Havana, 7 October 2015 – The mother of Danilo Maldonado, El
Sexto, has talked by phone with the artist, who reaffirmed his decision
to resume his hunger strike if he is not released before 15 October.
Captive in… Continue reading

Cuba libre shouldn’t mean freebies for Cubans

ANOTHER VIEWPOINT: US-CUBA RELATIONS

Editorial: Cuba libre shouldn’t mean freebies for Cubans
Published: Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 12:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Monday, October 5, 2015 at 6:12 p.m.

Some Cubans, while perhaps despising the iron-handed Castro brothers and
their communist ways, appear just fine with socialism — American
socialism, that is.

Last week the South Florida Sun-Sentinel produced a… Continue reading

“El Sexto,” on a Hunger Strike and in a Punishment Cell

“El Sexto,” on a Hunger Strike and in a Punishment Cell / Cubanet,
Camilo Ernesto Olivera
Posted on September 18, 2015

The artist’s mother denounces her son’s treatment

Cubanet.org, Camilo Ernesto Olivera Peidro, Havana, 17 September 2015 –
Danilo Maldonado, “El Sexto,” is being held in a punishment cell, and
his hunger strike continues. His mother, Maria Victoria Machado, managed… Continue reading

Open Letter to Pope Francis for the Release of “El Sexto”

Open Letter to Pope Francis for the Release of “El Sexto”
Posted on September 14, 2015
Freedom for Danilo
Open Letter to the Pope
Havana, September 8, 2015

Your Holiness, Pope Francis:

In advance of your visit to our island, a group of Cuban citizens wish
to call your attention to a case that needs an immediate solution. This
is… Continue reading

Two Accursed Words

Two Accursed Words / Fernando Damaso
Posted on August 3, 2015

Fernando Damaso, 30 July 2015 — Prohibition and prosecution are two
words widely used by Cuban authorities since their accession to power an
amazing fifty-six years ago.

From the first months they prohibited political parties and
organizations, free speech and the free press, the exercise of trades
and professions… Continue reading

State Department watered down human trafficking report

Special Report: State Department watered down human trafficking report
By Jason Szep and Matt Spetalnick

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In the weeks leading up to a critical annual U.S.
report on human trafficking that publicly shames the world’s worst
offenders, human rights experts at the State Department concluded that
trafficking conditions hadn’t improved in Malaysia and Cuba. And in
China, they… Continue reading

Committee on the Rights of the Child Queries the Government of Cuba Regarding the Sale of Children and Child Pornography

Committee on the Rights of the Child Queries the Government of Cuba
Regarding the Sale of Children and Child Pornography
Posted on July 6, 2015

Committee on the Rights of the Child, 70th Session – 2015, Draft Program

Review of States Parties’ Reports

List of questions relative to the briefing presented by Cuba by virtue
of Article 8, Paragraph 1,… Continue reading

The Lives Of Opposition Leaders Have Their Names On The Government’s Blacklist

The Lives Of Opposition Leaders Have Their Names On The Government’s
Blacklist / Angel Santiesteban
Posted on July 1, 2015

Ángel Santiesteban-Prats, 3 June 2015If the Cuban dictatorship has an
enemy, it is themselves, as an institution of evil. After committing
their outrages, the injustices and atrocities carried out by their
henchmen who commit the atrocities they are ordered to… Continue reading

From Villa Marista They Threaten to Delay Angel Santiesteban’s Release

From Villa Marista They Threaten to Delay Angel Santiesteban’s Release
/ Lilianne Ruiz
Posted on June 13, 2015

Lilianne Ruiz, 12 June 2015 –Last Saturday, officials of Section 21 of
the Ministry of the Interior returned to take Santiesteban from the
prison where he is held in Jaimanita to Villa Marista. There he spent
twelve hours in an office listening… Continue reading

Cuba – Capitalism has Won the War

Cuba: Capitalism has Won the War / Miriam Celaya
Posted on June 11, 2015

Cubanet, Miriam Celaya, Havana, 8 June 2015 — In the beginning, there
were the cassettes, first the ones we viewed on ancient Betamax
equipment, and a bit later on VHS. In those dark years in the 90’s, the
illegal dealers, better known as “messengers” would arrive… Continue reading

More than 70 Ladies in White and Activists Arrested

More than 70 Ladies in White and Activists Arrested / Diario de Cuba
Posted on June 9, 2015

Diario de Cuba, Havana, 7 June 2015 – Over 40 Ladies in White and some
27 activists were arrested this Sunday, the ninth of repressive
operations in Havana, according to dissidents.

Among those arrested were the musician Gorki Aguila, the director of… Continue reading

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