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Cuban emigration – causes and incentives

Cuban emigration: causes and incentives DIMAS CASTELLANOS | La Habana | 24 de Enero de 2017 – 10:40 CET. From the 16th century until the first half of the 20th Cuba was a country of immigrants. In spite of the close relationship with the United States, in 1959 the number of Cubans in the latter […] Continue reading

Cuban Emigration – All Roads Lead to the United States

Cuban Emigration: All Roads Lead to the United States / Iván García Ivan Garcia, 17 November 2016 — Yoandry, 29, vowed that he would emigrate fromCuba in 2016. The best strategy was not to put all his eggs in one basket. Last year he sent in a form to participate in the global lottery offered […] Continue reading

The Caribbean’s geriatric facility

The Caribbean’s geriatric facility MIGUEL SALES | Málaga | 19 Mayo 2016 – 11:48 am. In recent weeks some media outlets have once again underscored Cuba’s surprising demographic trends, pointing out that the country features demographic characteristics of a developed nation, but saddled by a Third-World economy. In that vein, the daily Granma, the Communist […] 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

Exodus, ‘revision’ and doublespeak

Exodus, ‘revision’ and doublespeak ROBERTO ÁLVAREZ QUIÑONES | Los Ángeles | 23 Nov 2015 – 8:50 pm. The unstoppable wave of Cubans leaving the island, the largest migratory stampede since the Mariel Boatlift in 1980, is the most vivid illustration of the failure of the “revision of the socialist economic model,” dramatically discrediting those who […] Continue reading

Cuba’s Berlin Wall – Mines, Barbed Wire, and Sharks

Cuba’s Berlin Wall: Mines, Barbed Wire, and Sharks Thousands Die Seeking Asylum in Guantánamo Bay BELÉN MARTY JULY 15, 2015 AT 9:47 AM EspañolNilda Pedraza’s son, Iskander, is one of countless Cubans who have tried reach the US Naval Base in Guantánamo by water in search of asylum. She says Cuban officials shot and killed […] Continue reading

Actors in Cuba escape film say they’re seeking US asylum

Actors in Cuba escape film say they're seeking US asylum By David Adams, Reuters MIAMI – Two lead actors from a prize-winning film about escaping Cuba have emerged from hiding to confirm they are seeking political asylum in the United States. The young Cuban actors went missing last week while en route to the Tribeca […] Continue reading