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  • A's revel in All-Star riches

    OAKLAND, Calif. The All-Star parched Oakland A's quenched their thirst Sunday with six, no make that seven, All-Star selections, including the first position players plucked from an Oakland roster in 11 years. Starting third baseman Josh Donaldson and...
  • Presidente cubano defiende carácter gradual de reformas económicas

    LA HABANA (Reuters) - Las reformas que implementa Cuba orientadas al mercado serán graduales, dijo el sábado el presidente Raúl Castro al Parlamento, en una clara oposición a los llamados a acelerar las medidas dirigidas a apuntalar a la economía de la...
  • Economy stalled, Cuba resists speedier path to free enterprise

    HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuban President Raul Castro told parliament on Saturday the communist country's market-oriented reforms must remain gradual, a clear signal he would resist calls to accelerate change in order to address an underperforming economy. He...
  • ENTREVISTA-Editor cubano prevé apertura de acceso a Internet en la isla

    LA HABANA (Reuters) - Un editor de revista que puso a prueba los límites a la libertad de expresión en Cuba cree que las autoridades no van a tener más remedio que liberar el acceso a Internet en la isla. Y con eso en mente lanzará "Cuba Posible", una...
  • Peloteros cubanos se abren paso en Japón ante la mirada de EEUU

    LA HABANA/TOKIO (Reuters) - Por décadas el sueño prohibido de algunos beisbolistas cubanos, las Grandes Ligas de Estados Unidos enfrentan ahora una insólita competencia por los talentosos peloteros de la isla: Japón. La reciente profesionalización del...
  • Nuevos ciudadanos forman parte del nuevo rostro de Estados Unidos

    Nuevos ciudadanos forman parte del nuevo rostro de Estados Unidos
    Mientras levantaba su mano derecha para juramentar como nueva ciudadana de Estados Unidos, la venezolana Lisseth González sostenía una banderita estadounidense en su mano izquierda, sus dedos entrelazados con los de su pequeño hijo, Johhan. Fue Johhan,...
  • Cuba sells just 50 cars in first six months after ban lift

     
    Filed under: Car Buying, Classics, Government/Legal Cuba is known as a nation that loves its cars. After the 1959 Cuban Revolution, the government made it nearly impossible to obtain a new vehicle. So Cuban drivers kept their '50s classics on the road...
  • Chicago's Abreu named AL rookie of the month

    The Sports Xchange By Brian Hedger, The Sports Xchange Chicago's Abreu named AL rookie of the month CHICAGO -- If it seems as though rookie Jose Abreu is setting some kind of record or being given an award every day, it's because that is what's...
  • French bank handled $1.7 billion in illegal business with Cuba

    The largest bank in France, BNP Paribas, disguised $1.75 billion in illegal transactions with Cuban entities as part of a long string of violations of U.S. sanctions that brought it a record $8.9 billion in forfeitures and fines, according to U.S....
  • Cuba dice a Google que no tiene mucho acceso al internet por bloqueo de EE.UU.

    LA HABANA - El diario Granma, portavoz del Partido Comunista de Cuba (PCC, único), se refirió hoy a la reciente visita a La Habana del presidente de Google, Eric Schmidt, para recordar que en la isla no se puede acceder a muchos de los servicios de esa...
  • Two South Florida women detained in Havana

    MIAMI A young woman and a grandmother from South Florida have been detained in Cuba on charges that they tried to smuggle synthetic marijuana when they landed at the Havana airport over the weekend, relatives say. Melissa Acosta, 20, and the older...
  • Google's Schmidt: Trade embargo hinders Cuba's Internet

    Google Inc. Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, fresh from a visit to Havana, has described the Internet in Cuba as "trapped in the 1990s," heavily censored and with a weak infrastructure dominated by Chinese equipment because of the U.S. trade embargo. The...