Posts Tagged ‘cuba’

Cuba-Rushford, Scio boys advance; New Life on to GFLCAA semis

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

CUBA — For two quarters, the Cuba-Rushford boys basketball team struggled with South Seneca’s man-to-man defense. Down two at the break, it was 16 minutes away from seeing its season come to an end. And then, the Rebels adjusted how they were attacking the Falcons, and wound up having …Read the complete article here

Memory and invention mix in Cuba

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

In the early years, not long after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Cuba was in the middle of its economic crisis, the so-called “special period.” The scarcity of goods and resources forced families to reinvent themselves. In Matanzas, where electricity was available for only two or three hours per day, Kiki …Read the complete article here

“It’s Not Something We Tolerate”: Mark Cuban Responds to SI’s Investigation

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Mark Cuban was not among the Mavericks executives accused of sexual harassment in a SPORTS ILLUSTRATED investigation. But as franchise owner—and a famously hands-on franchise owner—inevitably, he becomes part of this story. Multiple sources speculate that Cuban “must have known” …Read the complete article here

Raul Castro receives US lawmakers on visit to Cuba

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

The Cuban foreign ministry’s US director, Carlos Fernandez de Cossio, met with the congressmen Monday assuring them that “no evidence that attacks occurred against US diplomats in Cuba exists,” according to his deputy Johana Tablada. Accompanying Leahy on the visit are senators Ron Wyden of …Read the complete article here

Which city to visit in Cuba for two days?

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Answered: I have two days to spare in Cuba. What city do you recommend me spending my time in?Read the complete article here

Javier Sotomayor Highlights Potential of Cuban Track and Field

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

20 de febrero de 2018, 16:02Havana, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuban male former high jumper and still world recordman Javier Sotomayor highlighted the potential of Cuban track and field to face new international competitions, among them the Central American Games in Barranquilla, Colombia this …Read the complete article here

Cuban president meets US Congress delegation

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

HAVANA, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) — Cuban President Raul Castro met with a visiting delegation of U.S. senators and representatives here on Tuesday to exchange views on “issues of common interest” amid a setback in bilateral ties. According to a short press release from the Cuban Government, Castro …Read the complete article here

Cuba Prepares For March 11 Elections

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Cuba’s 8 million people will vote for 605 national parliamentary delegates and 1,265 representatives to represent its 15 provinces in the Popular Power Assembly. The country’s current parliament has the world’s largest number of women representatives. Candidates for this parliamentary cycle are over …Read the complete article here

Guyanese-American delegation for Republic Anniversary in Cuba

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

A DELEGATION of some 50 Guyanese-Americans is heading to Cuba this week for people-to-people encounters as part of the celebrations there to mark Guyana’s 48th Republic Anniversary on February 23rd. The celebrations also mark the 45th year since the establishment of diplomatic relations …Read the complete article here

Looking Beyond History to Tell the Story of Cuban Art

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS — Adiós Utopia: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban Art Since 1950, now on view at the Walker Art Center, uses Cuba’s political and social realities as curatorial lenses, but it’s not an encyclopedic show. Arranged thematically, the exhibition demonstrates ways Cuban artists have …Read the complete article here

Mark Cuban admits that tanking is the ‘best option’ for his 18-40 Mavericks

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Mark Cuban admitted last year that his Mavericks deliberately engaged in tanking, but he claimed it was only for the handful of games Dallas played after it was officially eliminated from playoff contention. That hasn’t happened yet this season, but given that the Mavs are 18-40, Cuban is well aware that …Read the complete article here

Man claims rat bit wifes thumb while sleeping.

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Lol. Wish we could get the lowdown on this one. https:/…963871190019465216 I’m not even sure if one could make this up.Read the complete article here

Habana Cuba restaurant relocating to downtown San Jose

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Habana Cuba actually has its roots in San Jose’s Japantown. According to Mercury News archives, Ciro Calvo, once a chef for former Cuban President Fulgencio Batista, opened it as Cuban International in Japantown in 1981, sold it, then moved to Midtown in 1994. Echeverri, a former horticulturalist …Read the complete article here

FBI accuses British man of murdering his wife during May 2017 sailing journey from Cuba to Florida

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

A dual citizen of the United Kingdom and Australia was arrested on a second-degree murder charge this week, accused by the FBI of killing his wife as they sailed together from Cuba to Florida in May 2017. The Justice Department announced the arrest of Lewis Bennett, 41, Tuesday afternoon. He was …Read the complete article here

17 yo in cuba (male)

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Answer 21 of 21: Hey I’m just wondering I’m 17 going on 18, and my family is going to Cuba this march break, not sure what resort yet as we’re looking at a few, just wondering if at 17 I’ll get an old enough to drink bracelet?Read the complete article here

Cuba City, WI

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

West Ln #Lot 7, Cuba City, WI is a home listed on Trulia for $69900 in Cuba City, Wisconsin.Read the complete article here

FFS, Justin Trudeau Is Not Fidel Castro’s Bastard Son!

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

The story, entitled “Cuba Claims Justin Trudeau Is Fidel Castro’s Son,” was published on February 10 and outlines a tale that a suicide note which was found next to Fidel Castro’s son in which he states that Castro’s son complained that his father repeatedly and unfairly compared him to Justin Trudeau …Read the complete article here

NCL 4Nt Cuba Cruise w

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Norwegian Cruise Line via ShermansTravel offers a Norwegian Cruise Line 4-Night Bahamas Cruise for two, bundled with a complimentary open bar, with prices starting from $798. (It’s the second listing on the landing page.) That’s the lowest price we could find by $100. This roundtrip cruise aboard the …Read the complete article here

Should The Mavericks Tank? Mark Cuban Needs To Learn From Dallas’ History

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

So Cuban is arguing the key to rebuilding is to tank. Looking at Mavericks history, we see two problems with that argument: First, the Mavericks in the 1990s appeared to be following this plan. In 1992-93, the Mavericks lost. A lot. The team’s record of 11-71 is one of the worst marks in NBA history.Read the complete article here

Mark Cuban admits to ongoing tanking

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban told Dan Patrick last May that “[o]nce we were eliminated from the playoffs, we did everything we could to lose games.” PFT addressed the issue at the time, which clearly isn’t a football story, due to curiosity over how NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell would react to …Read the complete article here

Lewis Bennett charged with murdering wife on catamaran off Cuba

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Lewis Bennett charged with murdering wife on catamaran off Cuba. The FBI says it believes the Briton … Investigators claim Bennett did not activate his satellite phone or register his personal locator beacon until he was in Cuba on the final leg of the voyage. He wanted to “ensure his own rescue and …Read the complete article here

Watch: Aroldis Chapman Returns To Cuba For First Time In Eight Years

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman was allowed to travel to Cuba for the first time in more than eight years and he received a warm welcome in his hometown of Holguin during the off-season, according to ESPN’s Marly Rivera. In July 2009, Chapman defected from Cuba when he left the …Read the complete article here

Pro-Castro Artists Face Censorship on Cuban Airwaves, No Explanation Provided

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

The song—”Música Vital” by the group Buena Fe featuring reggaetón stars Yomil y el Dany and the legendary Buena Vista Social Club crooner Omara Portuondo—debuted in December as a celebration of Cuba. While the video features iconic Cuban locations and the song celebrates the “passion to …Read the complete article here

Cuba’s Preparations for General Elections Advance

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Havana, Feb 20.- The National Electoral Commission (CEN) in Cuba is making preparations today for the general elections to be held on March 11 in the Caribbean island. CEN member Marina Capó explained that more than 200,000 electoral authorities have being trained in order to ensure the quality …Read the complete article here

Cuba, Luxembourg Sign Satellite Service Agreement

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Havana, Feb 20.- The Cuban Telecommunications Enterprise (ETECSA) and SES Networks, of Luxembourg, signed a deal for satellite services, the entity of the Caribbean island said today. This agreement will allow diversifying connectivity of the Caribbean island, complementing the existing one by …Read the complete article here

The right to Health in Cuba: an expression of social justice

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

In the Intensive Care Unit of the Provincial Pediatric Hospital Eduardo Agramonte Piña, of the city of Camagüey, for example, where it employs technology similar to the one of such centers in developed countries, the daily treatment of a child in serious condition, represents for the Cuban State a …Read the complete article here

Cuba Marks World Day of Social Justice with Important Achievements

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Havana, Feb 20.- Cuba is celebrating today the World Day of Social Justice with important achievements in health and education, dedicating a large amount of resources to develop these sectors. According to the Minister of Finance and Prices, Lina Pedraza, about 55 percent of the state budget plan for …Read the complete article here

jobs in cuba

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Are you looking for jobs, vacancies vacancies Cuba? At randstad.com you’ll always find a job that fits you. Apply today.Read the complete article here

Cuba’s economy after Raúl Castro: A tale of three worlds

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

As Raúl Castro steps down from the Cuban presidency in April 2018, many Cubans are more interested in the country’s future economic performance than in the retelling of heroic histories. During the decade of Castro’s administration, Cuba’s macroeconomic performance has been deeply …Read the complete article here

Mark Cuban is Embracing Tanking

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

This would indicate Cuban believed that it is better to be slightly below mediocre, miss the playoffs and draft in the back end of the lottery, than lose for the chance at only one superstar. Dumb! But we have tirelessly discussed the merits of tanking. And while the Sixers have missed here or there, every …Read the complete article here

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