January 25, 2020

Editor of Cuba’s Communist Party newspaper defects to US

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From Caribbean360 Granma’s former international news editor criticised the state media monopoly and said censorship caused “a crisis of credibility” between the public and the media. FLORIDA, United States, Thursday January 23, 2014 – Aida Calviac Mora, a former senior editor of Cuba’s Communist Party newspaper Granma, has left the island and joined her husband, […]

Scientists: Cuba quake unusual, but recent Caribbean activity fairly typical

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By David Smiley From Miami Herald The Enriquillo and Septentrional faults lie between the Caribbean and North American plates, which move against each other and make for an active seismic area in the Caribbean. That friction caused Monday morning’s quake off Haiti and the Jan. 13 tremors in Puerto Rico. A Jan. 9 earthquake off […]

Professor offers insight to recent Caribbean earthquakes

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By Evelyn Perez From FIU news A 6.4-magnitude earthquake shook Puerto Rico Mon., Jan. 13.  It caused some power outages and cracked floors, but no major damage or injuries were reported. The quake, which struck northern coastal town of Hatillo, is one of the largest to hit the U.S. territory in recent years. At least […]

Cuban ex-leader Fidel Castro in rare public appearance

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From BBC Fidel Castro had to walk with a stick and the assistance of aides Cuba’s former President Fidel Castro has appeared in public for the first time in nine months. Mr Castro, 87, attended the opening of an art studio in the capital, Havana, on Wednesday night. Pictures released on Thursday showed a frail-looking […]

Cuba: More than 2.5 mn foreign tourists in 1st 11 months of 2013

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From Global Post Havana, Dec 28 (EFE).- Cuba welcomed between January and November more than 2.5 million foreign tourists, according to figures published by the National Statistics and Information Office, or ONEI. The report said that 2,546,851 tourists arrived on the island in the first 11 months of 2013, with 234,266 of them landing here […]