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Can Airbnb Help Turn Cuba Capitalist?

Posted on: Jul 5 2015 - 6:35am | #0
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More than 2,000 listings-mostly illegal-have been posted on the site since it began operations on the island in April. Why Cubans are willing to take the risk. Click here to read the original article...

Fidel Castro Visits Cheese-Makers In Rare Public Appearance

Former Cuban President Fidel Castro, 88, visited 19 cheese masters for four hours on Friday in a rare trip outside his Havana home, official media reported on Saturday. The photos showing the leader alive and well came out three days after his younger brother and current president, Raul Castro, announced a formal agreement with the United States on restoring diplomatic...

Posted on: Jul 4 2015 - 10:20pm | #0
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Glenn Garvin Reviews a Documentary on Sharks in Cuba and a Will Ferrell Noir Parody

Within weeks of the Obama administration’s announcement last December that it would resume diplomatic relations with Cuba, the Internet nearly sank under the weight of new pages urging everybody to “see it now before it changes.” Because, apparently, a poverty-ridden, one-party police state teeming with cheap hookers and expensive mojitos would quickly be vulgarized...


Cuban rafters stopped from marking Fourth in USA

Posted on: Jul 3 2015 - 7:20pm | #0
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Cuban rafters stopped from marking Fourth in USA Dozens of rafters headed for the USA are held by the Coast Guard for return to Cuba. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1IyEXfs A Cuban migrant looks toward Key West aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton on June 30, 2015. Click here to read the original article...

CSUF starting students exchange with Cuba

Posted on: Jul 3 2015 - 2:34am | #0
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A dozen students from Cal State Fullerton will experience something in the fall most Americans haven’t been able to do in 50 years live in Cuba. The university announced on Thursday a Cuban exchange program...