Cuban Interests Section stops passport and visa services. http://CubaCityHall.com
gets Cuban birth certificates http://buff.ly/1aWawgJ
Cuba's mission to the United States said it has been forced to halt nearly all consular services effective Tuesday because the bank that handled its accounts was severing the relationship, and diplomats...Real Cuban cigars for sale. http://buff.ly/18jITkf
Black Friday Cigar Sale - All Week LongInteresting article on current and potential US / Miami / Cuba business. http://buff.ly/18BNHzm
One Step Forward, One Step Back For Cuba's Market Reforms - There are myriad ways for Florida's best and brightest legal and business minds to lend a hand while Cuba updates its economic model, Akerman's Pedro A. Freyre and Matthew D. Aho write.Russia to restart oil exploration off Cayo Santa Maria in Cuba next year. http://buff.ly/18BHP9h Cuba News and Cuba Standard websites to merge.
Larry #Luxner leaves, Johannes Werner becomes new editor. Fernado #Donayre and Tony Zamora owners. Congrats to all and we wish them all a bright future. http://cubanews.com Cuba to order 10 more jets from Russia. Let me guess... on "credit" http://buff.ly/IcMbcx
Cuba StandardGood seminar on Cuba's Industrial Future but only one speaker mentions Mariel. #ICCAS offers nothing new as usual. http://buff.ly/1i6GrSb Joaquin Perez uses Havana Journal photos for #Cuba presentation without asking. Good thing I watermarked my photos. http://buff.ly/1i6C7Ci
He apologized and changed the photos in his presentation. More on Cuban state run businesses being able to sell excess inventory. January will be a BIG month for Cuban economy http://buff.ly/IlMsd5
Cuba reduces obstacles in its business system - Progreso Weekly BIG NEWS: state-owned Cuban companies will be allowed to sell surplus to open market. BIG changes coming in January http://buff.ly/1jvhI5t Plan A #Cuba Embargo failure...
"Diplomacy Derailed" and "Failure Compounded," two short films by Tracey Eaton http://buff.ly/1c0kqPy
Diplomacy Derailed" and "Failure Compounded," two short films by investigative journalist Tracey EatonCuba goes live with website to promote Mariel Special Development Zone -
Cuba goes live with website to promote Mariel Special Development Zone http://havanajournal.com/business/entry/cuba-goes-live-with-website-to-promote-mariel-special-development-zone
The Cuban government has recently been promoting the new "special development" business and trade zone at the port of Mariel, just west of Havana.
Havana Journal Inc owns Mariel.com and we have short term plans to start a new website about this new Special Development Zone in Mariel.Richard #Feinberg offers analysis on Obama and Kerry US Cuba comments and he is the one to listen to about this. http://buff.ly/18VV7tU
Deciphering diplo-speak on Cuba - Other Views - Miami Herald - Diplomats often speak with purposeful ambiguity, to please multiple audiences and to not give away their hand prematurely. But a careful parsing of diplo-speak can offer valuable clues in anticipating...Cuban entrepreneurs and customers want their movies and retail clothing stores back. Unrest in #Cuba? http://buff.ly/18VUz7f
FEATURE-Cuban entrepreneurs reeling over crackdown on 3D movie theaters - Cubans want 3D theaters re-opened* Closing of clothing shops unpopular* Communist Party recognizes discontent By Rosa Tania Valdes - Cubans are upset over decrees by the communist...If Silvio Canto, Jr. has bought any merchandise from China, he is a hypocrite. http://buff.ly/1aJthnC
Blog: Think of Cuba's political prisoners before you spend your dollars there. Cuba desperately wants your dollars, euros, pesos or whatever you want to spend in the island. It needs tourism very badly. More wrongheaded and selfish pro-Embargo anti-American propaganda by Jaime #Suchlicki http://buff.ly/1aJsVxq
Why Sanctions on Cuba Must Remain in Place - If the travel ban and the embargo are ended unilaterally now by the U.S., what negotiating tool to encourage change in Cuba will the U.S. government have with a future regime? By Jaime Suchlicki.Excellent conversation with Tampa rep Kathy Castor about her Cuba trip and pressing Obama to ease up on Cuba. http://buff.ly/1jpf9BZ There must be serious talk about new US Cuba policy. US travel and trade freedom hater Jaime #Suchlicki is worried. http://buff.ly/1aGL276
If the travel ban and the embargo are ended unilaterally now by the U.S., what negotiating tool to encourage change in Cuba will the U.S. government have with a future regime? By Jaime Suchlicki.Circumnavigate Cuba with upcoming Cuba cruise. http://buff.ly/1bQEOCK Not your average Cuban music documentary
- Kickstarter page http://buff.ly/1bQE94e
Hard Rock Havana - A documentary film introducing communist Cuba's legendary heavy metal band-the most popular rock stars you've never heard of.Cuban delegation from Interests Section in Washington DC visits Tampa and gets Jose Marti tour. RARE visit. http://buff.ly/18PBWSu
Cuba delegation tours Ybor of revolutionary Martí - TAMPA - Tampa has long shared cultural bonds with Cuba, from the mid-1800s when immigrants flocked here for work in the cigar industry to the food, music and traditions of today.Seven steps President Obama can take to promote change in Cuba AND give Americans' freedom by adapting the Embargo http://buff.ly/18NGp8e
Seven Steps the U.S. President Can Take to Promote Change in Cuba by Adapting the Embargo - A Cuba Working Group report shows how the Obama administration can encourage private organizations and individuals to support economic change in Cuba.Obama to loosen financial restrictions on Americans?
US credit cards good in Cuba? and more analysis and options. http://buff.ly/1hVvyme Stop #USAID to Cuba.
Imagine if Iran was funding dissent in the US? There would be arrests in the US. http://buff.ly/1bMyUCE
Information on pro-democracy groups may have been intercepted by Cuba. Documents mistakenly sent to U.S. diplomats in Havana on an unsecured line may have provided Cuba with information about dissident groups there, officials say.Still want to invest in #Cuba? You will invest time and money and loose both. Hopefully not spending time in jail too http://buff.ly/184fESr Havana Cuba cruise on schedule to depart in December. http://buff.ly/18JIyBE
Cuba Cruise is to complete safety inspections and upgrade several areas on board Louis Cristal before she crosses the Atlantic to start her inaugural season circumnavigating Cuba.Like a good Communist, Elian Gonzalez blames US for his mother's death at sea leaving Cuba. Not Fidel? Nope. http://buff.ly/1hSpZVF
Elian Gonzalez blames US law for childhood ordeal. Elian Gonzalez, who at age six sparked an international custody battle that ended in his dramatic return to Cuba, blamed a US law for his mother's death in an interview posted Monday. In November 1999,...National Geographic now offers #Cuba trips to Santiago de Cuba for ALL Americans. http://buff.ly/1aBexY3
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