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Cuban Couple Prefers to Face the Jungle Rather Than the Law in Cuba

Cuban Couple Prefers to Face the Jungle Rather Than the Law in Cuba 14ymedio, Mario J. Penton, Panama City, 2 July 2017 – They managed to escape Cuba to leave behind traces of corruption and negligence that, according to Yudenny Sao Labrado and her husband Yoendry Batista, reflect the prevailing system on the island. From […] Continue reading

Why Cuba’s Brain Drain Looks Different

Why Cuba’s Brain Drain Looks Different MAY 15, 2017 BY MONIKA DONIMIRSKA COLLEGE PARK, Md., May 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Cuba is experiencing a brain drain, though it’s not the kind that forecasters were predicting when the long-closed country began opening its borders. It’s internal brain drain, says Rebecca Bellinger, managing director of the University […] Continue reading

Cuba health professionals who had been stranded in Colombia are allowed U.S. entry at MIA

Cuba health professionals who had been stranded in Colombia are allowed U.S. entry at MIA BY MARIO J. PENTÓN mpenton@elnuevoherald.com Two dozen Cuban health professionals who deserted from medical missions abroad arrived in Miami Monday afternoon on a flight from Colombia. Those in the group are among professionals who were stranded in third countries following […] Continue reading

Cubans’ Route To The United States Passes Through Remote Guyana

Cubans’ Route To The United States Passes Through Remote Guyana / 14ymedio, Marcelo Hernandez 14ymedio, Marcelo Hernandez, 15 November 2016 – He doesn’t yet know how to find Guyana on a map, but he proudly shows off a plane reservation from Havana to Panama City and finally to Georgetown. Samuel, a fictitious name to avoid […] Continue reading

The Cuban Nation Is Wounded, But It Will Laugh Again

“The Cuban Nation Is Wounded, But It Will Laugh Again” / 14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar 14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar, Havana, 8 August 2016 – Everyone in the Versalles neighborhood in the city of Camagüey knows Bernardo de Quesada Salomon. Loquacious, restless and the founder of the Apostolic Movement, he has experienced intense months this year, especially January […] Continue reading

Prominent Holguin Physician “Escapes” Mission in Brazil

Prominent Holguin Physician “Escapes” Mission in Brazil / Juan Juan Almeida Juan Juan Almeida, 25 July 2016 — Although it is not the first case of a Cuban doctor suddenly abandoning his mission overseas, the desertion in Brazil of Dr. Alejandro Guerrero Gonzalez — a leading specialist in general medicine and a former director of […] Continue reading

Former Communist loyalist leads some 5000 U.S.-bound Cubans in Ecuador

Former Communist loyalist leads some 5000 U.S.-bound Cubans in Ecuador Some of his critics state that he was sent to Ecuador by Cuban intelligence to collect money for helping the Cubans emigrate to the United States, and then hand over the funds to the government. For others, he is a messiah trying to lead Cubans […] Continue reading

He was a Communist loyalist – Then he realized Cubans lived in fear

He was a Communist loyalist. Then he realized Cubans lived in fear His generation grew up in the best years of the Cuban economic model, when the former Soviet Union was subsidizing it with billions of dollars per year. But then he realized the government tries to create “test tube leaders” as if the island […] Continue reading

The Ordeal of a Cuban Rafter

The Ordeal of a Cuban Rafter May 9, 2016 By Ivett de las Mercedes HAVANA TIMES — On Friday, March 4, a group of twenty-seven young Cubans set out from Bahia Honda, in the province of Artemisa, headed for the United States. They had built their vessel – approximately six meters long – together. They […] Continue reading

Cuba-Mexico Agree on Return of ‘Illegal’ Migrants

Cuba-Mexico Agree on Return of ‘Illegal’ Migrants / 14ymedio 14ymedio, 4 May 2016 — The memorandum of understanding between the governments of Cuba and Mexico that governs migration between the two countries is now in force. The agreement allows, starting now, automatic deportations from Mexico to Cuba to “strengthen cooperation between the two countries in […] Continue reading

The U.S. Needs To End Cuba’s Immigration Blank Check

The U.S. Needs To End Cuba’s Immigration Blank Check GUEST POST WRITTEN BY G. Isabelle Abad Ms. Abad is a Dominican-American writer, entrepreneur and contracts/business initiatives specialist in financial services. Amidst the bustling controversy surrounding President Barack Obama’s recent visit to Cuba, and the international pressures for the United States to end the embargo against […] Continue reading

I’m Afraid That Ecuador Will Deport Me To Cuba

“I’m Afraid That Ecuador Will Deport Me To Cuba” / 14ymedio, Mario Penton Posted on February 27, 2016 14ymedio, Mario Penton, Miami, 26 February 2016 — Sigfredo Ochoa is 40 years old. Six months ago he was one more “Palestinian” in Havana, a Cuban from Holguin living “illegally” in the capital of his own country, […] Continue reading

The Dream of Leaving Cuba – Fernando Aramis

The Dream of Leaving Cuba February 15, 2016 By Fernando Aramis HAVANA TIMES — For the vast majority of Cubans, being able to leave the island legally has long been – and continues to be – a pipe dream, an unattainable goal. This is especially so for those who live in the interior. Some have […] Continue reading

U.S.-bound Cuban migrants stranded in Costa Rica camps

U.S.-bound Cuban migrants stranded in Costa Rica camps Zach Dyer Julio Alvarez’s troubles with the police in Cuba started when they stopped him from selling sandwiches on the street. Alvarez, a 35-year-old father from Cienfuegos, a city on the Caribbean island’s southern coast, patted his hands together, mimicking the bread on the fish as he […] Continue reading

A Glance at Cuba in 2015

A Glance at Cuba in 2015 / Ivan Garcia Posted on January 6, 2016 Ivan Garcia, 2 January 2016 — Joel Castillo, 19, passed from expectation to frustration in 12 months. After graduating in 2014 in electronics from a technology school south of Havana, he still hasn’t been able to work in his specialty. “With […] Continue reading

Door from Cuba Has Been Held Open

Door from Cuba Has Been Held Open Susan Eckstein on “special treatment” of Cuban immigrants 12.10.2015 By Sara Rimer Cuban refugees float in heavy seas 60 miles south of Key West, Fla. during the 1994 Cuban rafters crisis. AP Photo/Dave Martin, File In December 2014, President Obama announced a historic agreement with Cuban President Raul […] Continue reading

The Stampede Continues

The Stampede Continues / Rebeca Monzo Posted on November 22, 2015 Rebeca Monzo, 20 November 2015 — One year after initiating conversations to reestablish relations with the U.S., the Cuban Government continues its immobile posture, without taking a step forward. The raised expectations, with which the immense majority of the Cuban population gave itself illusions, […] Continue reading