The Wi-Fi that unites us

The Wi-Fi that unites us

The creation of public Wi-Fi hotspots in the Cuban capital has been, in many ways, THE summer attraction. What do the people who use this new service do?

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Miami, the not so magic city

Miami, the not so magic city

Think of condo canyons and massive high-rises that block the view of the water. Even those who thought they had bought a view of the ocean watch to their dismay when an even more massive building goes up across the street, blotting out their precious and pricey view.

Obama stands up

Obama stands up

Meet the real Barack Obama. Race is hardly the only issue on which Obama has challenged the right, and probably not the most important one either.

The wood of the future?

The wood of the future?

For the partners in La Esperanza, Cuba’s only urban cooperative producing plastic elements, the idea of creating a material that looks like wood, a material seemingly out of a Jules Verne novel, has kept them hopeful for several months now.

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Cuban entrepreneurs now can get loans without collateral

Cuban entrepreneurs now can get loans without collateral

Self-employed entrepreneurs can apply to the People’s Savings Bank of Cuba for loans of as much as 10,000 Cuban pesos (377 dollars at the current rate of exchange), the AIN news agency reported Wednesday.

The Wi-Fi that unites us

The Wi-Fi that unites us

The creation of public Wi-Fi hotspots in the Cuban capital has been, in many ways, THE summer attraction. What do the people who use this new service do?

Florida’s Rick Scott
Fed talk of raising interest rates is irresponsible

Fed talk of raising interest rates is irresponsible

Economists know that when the Fed raises short-term interest rates, the purpose is to throw people out of work, by reducing spending in the economy, in order to put downward pressure on wages.

Miami, the not so magic city

Miami, the not so magic city

Think of condo canyons and massive high-rises that block the view of the water. Even those who thought they had bought a view of the ocean watch to their dismay when an even more massive building goes up across the street, blotting out their precious and pricey view.

Conexion Miami / Debbie Wasserman Schultz on the chopping block

Conexion Miami / Debbie Wasserman Schultz on the chopping block

Conexión Miami explains why President Obama may have had enough of Debbie Wasserman Schultz; there’s also a bit about Amendment 1; and the newest Trump battle in Miami; and much more.

Díaz-Canel stops in Moscow on way to China for victory feast

Díaz-Canel stops in Moscow on way to China for victory feast

Miguel Díaz-Canel, first vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba, arrived in Russia over the weekend and made “a transit stop in Moscow.” He is on his way to China for the Victory Day celebrations on Thursday.

‘Coexisting’ with the U.S. Navy base at Guantánamo

‘Coexisting’ with the U.S. Navy base at Guantánamo

Somewhere in Havana, someone files away checks [not cashed] for $4,085 each, which arrive every year from Washington, the amount that the U.S. pays Cuba for the lease of the almost 120 kilometers square of land occupied by the U.S. Navy Base at Guantánamo Bay.

Israel’s quandary in the face of U.S.-Cuba harmony

Israel’s quandary in the face of U.S.-Cuba harmony

Israel, a nation that has repeatedly sided with the United States against Cuba whenever the United Nations asks for a lifting of the trade embargo imposed by Washington, will likely reverse course next October when the issue comes up again at the General Assembly, an Israeli newspaper predicts.

Trumped

Trumped

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