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El Nuevo HeraldMIAMI The Cuban government's past agricultural policies blocked the needed growth in production, and 22 percent of the water that reaches the country's homes is wasted because of leaks, according to an official report released Monday. The 2,700-word...
El Nuevo HeraldMIAMI Cuban security officers are studying post-communist changes in Russia and being nicer to dissidents in preparation for a possible transition away from the island's totalitarian system, leading opposition activist Guillermo Farinas said Tuesday....
El Nuevo HeraldCubans appear to be growing more optimistic about President Raul Castro's economic reforms, and large majorities favor direct elections of their president but say the government is repressive, according to a poll made public Thursday. The survey by the...
Tags: Cuba, Politics, The Miami Herald, Elections
Running off at the typewriter. … Even Jeff Van Gundy is flabbergasted at how his brother, former Magic coach Stan Van Gundy, has become Dwight Howard's biggest advocate in the past few months. While Dwight has been getting criticized unmercifully...
Hasta la vista, Chavez. Fidel, what's taking so long? They were friends and ideological comrades, partners who propped each other up and provocateurs who loved poking a stick at the United States. And just as Fidel Castro and Chavez bonded like...
Tags: Fidel Castro, Politics, Russia, Venezuela, Human Rights
William PfaffPARIS -- A Gallup poll issued this month says that 99 percent of the American public now has become convinced that Iran's civilian nuclear program will threaten "the vital interests of the United States in the next ten years." Eighty-three percent say...
HAVANA (AP) — Raul Castro announced Sunday that he will step down as Cuba's president in 2018 following a final five-year term, for the first time putting a date on the end of the Castro era. He tapped rising star Miguel Diaz-Canel as his top...
Tags: Miramar, Hugo Chavez, Fidel Castro, Politics, Havana (Cuba)
The world seems surprised that an 85-year-old globe-trotting pope who just started tweeting wants to resign, but should it be? Maybe what should be surprising is that more leaders his age do not, considering the toll aging takes on bodies and minds amid a...
CNNHavana -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez arrived Monday in Cuba for surgery just days after saying his cancer had returned. State-run VTV showed Chavez embracing Vice President Nicolas Maduro and other top Venezuelan officials before his plane took off...
Tags: Cuba, CNN (tv network), Hugo Chavez, Politics, Havana (Cuba)
In the past, once a year I deviate from my usual Community & Clubs column for the Thanksgiving Turkey of the Year column and with this column, I will deviate again. * A trip to Cuba I was among a group of 65 who flew on a charter flight from Los...
Tags: AIDS, HIV, Vaccines, Passenger Cars, Starbucks Corp.
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