Domingo, 16 de Junio de 2019
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Rodrigo Malmierca. (GRANMA)
ECONOMY
Dimas Castellanos | La Habana

Despite recent statements by the Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment, the economic marginalization of Cubans continues to be the bane of investment in the Island.

Line at a Havana establishment. (LENNIER LÓPEZ / TWITTER)
Opinion
Andrés Reynaldo | Miami

'Just as we forget in order to evade guilt, we also forget in order to return guiltless.'

Juan Guaido. (AFP)
Politics
Juan Antonio Blanco | Miami

'Some believe that if Cuba is part of the problem, it could also become part of the solution. But, unfortunately, it's not that simple.'

Venezuelan oil bound for Cuba. (EFECTO COCUYO)
Politics
Roberto Álvarez Quiñones | Los Ángeles

There is no third patron available to bankroll the Caribbean's 'revolutionary' wastrel.

Havana residents collect drinking water. (J. E. RODRÍGUEZ)
Water
Jorge Enrique Rodríguez | La Habana

'Many know that the best service is being diverted to hotels, but nobody says anything. It's easier for us Cubans to fight among ourselves.'

Rosmelis Hernández and her daughter, Jade Castillo. (B. GONZÁLEZ ARENAS)
REPRESSION
Boris González Arenas | La Habana

Behind Cuba's political prisoners are the harsh realities faced by their relatives. This is the story of the wife and little daughter of rapper Maikel Castillo.

LAUZÁN.
Economy
Dimas Castellanos | La Habana

Not liberating the economy from ideological manacles demonstrates the emptiness of the Government's rhetoric and its lack of political resolve.

(DDC)
Politics
Antonio G. Rodiles | La Habana

'It would be incongruous not to curtail remittances and trips by American citizens without family ties on the Island.'

(DDC)
Politics
Manuel Cuesta Morúa | La Habana

The total application of the Helms-Burton Law, with its provision limiting remittances, has no apparent objective of democracy in Cuba.

A cruise ship pier in the Port of Havana. (CRUISE MAPPER)
Opinion
Roberto Álvarez Quiñones | Los Ángeles

Foreign investors should be more interested in doing business with the US than with Cuba, as possible legal disputes may cost them more money than they will ever make on the island.

Raúl Castro, Miguel Díaz-Canel and the Cuban Government's senior staff. (ABC)
Opinion
DDC | Madrid

The dire consequences of Havana's policies will now be borne by all Cubans.

Tania Bruguera and Amaury Pacheco. (FACEBOOK)
Politics
DDC | La Habana

'My conscience does not permit me to be an accomplice to the spectacular process of whitewashing to which the MINCULT has reduced the Havana Biennial', she says.

Young Cubans with mobile phones. (ISLA LOCAL)
SOCIAL MEDIA
Lien Carrazana | Madrid

Where before there was a predominance of Cuban exiles, dissidents, and allies of the regime, today the spectrum is expanding, and a network like Twitter features the presence of everyday Cubans.

A machetero cutting sugar cane. (UN)
Sugar Harvest
Dimas Castellanos | La Habana

The main causes of the continuing failure of the sugar harvest have been enshrined in the Constitution that will soon come into force.

Cuban doctors (UGANDAZ)
Health
Waldo Fernández Cuenca | La Habana

Cuban professionals in the country complain of abuse and pressure.

Cuban pesos. (CUBAN JOURNAL)
Economy
Dimas Castellanos | La Habana

Overcoming the Cuban economic crisis calls for major investments. But the capital is still not there. The economy's subordination to ideology and a lack of political will are to blame.

A travelling throng of Cuban and Central American emigrants. (EL UNIVERSAL)
Opinion
DDC | Madrid

'Neither the exception that Cuba once constituted with respect to American immigration laws, nor the similarities of Cuba with other Latin American countries, will serve to exonerate Díaz-Canel.'

Nicolás Maduro and Miguel Díaz-Canel in the Plaza de la Revolución, Havana. (AP)
Venezuela
Roberto Álvarez Quiñones | Los Ángeles

Marrero's arrest and the planting in his house of two rifles and a grenade, to accuse him of being a terrorist, bear the unmistakable hallmarks of Castroist State Security forces.

The tanker Petion. (WINDWARD)
Oil
Mirta Fernández y Pablo Díaz Espí | Madrid

The brother of GAESA’s boss is behind a tanker travelling between the island and Venezuela.

Taxi rutero in Havana. (EFE)
TRANSPORT
Jorge Enrique Rodríguez | La Habana

After the failure of the experiment to restructure transport in Havana, there are no measures to mitigate its effects on the public.