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· April, 2007

Stories about Cuba from April, 2007

Cuba: The truth of the truth

mi isla al mediodia quotes Carlos Varela's lyrics to make a statement (ES) on truth.

Ropa Vieja and Malanga, Guarapo de Piña, and Colita de Cuadril from across Latin America

From so-called "dirty clothes" in Cuba to guarapo de piña in Venezuela; from organic produce in Uruguay to succulent Argentine tri-tip and fresh cheese in Panama: Chef Melissa de Leon...

Cuba: Cousins Make Dozens

“I think it’s a given that if you’re Cuban, you’ve got a cousin (or twelve) somewhere,” writes Babalu Blog. “Along those same lines, there is no way you can mention...

Cuba: Vitral Closed Due to Lack of Resources

Further to media speculation that the Catholic magazine Vitral was closed because of pressure from the Cuban government, Uncommon Sense links to a Catholic News Agency statement that attributes the...

Cuba: Political Balance Por Favor

The publicly-funded STV network in Sweden last year broadcast a four-hour show in honour of Fidel Castro's 80th birthday. Child of the Revolution has discovered that “19 formal complaints were...

Cuba: Michael Moore

“…With his latest project, filmmaker Michael Moore reveals himself as a ‘sicko,’ willing to use some seriously ill veterans of the ground zero cleanup in New York to help the...

Cuba: Asking the Question

In the context of a recent blog post about “a young Cuban rapper who criticizes injustice in Cuba while wearing a che t-shirt”, Babalu Blog asks a question that he...

Cuba: Church Caving to Government Pressure?

Uncommon Sense, citing reports by both Reuters and The Miami Herald, wonders if the Catholic Church has caved to pressure from the Cuban regime in halting the publication of Vitral,...

Cuba: Supporting Iran's Nuclear Rights

Uncommon Sense refers to an Islamic Republic News Agency story that quotes Cuba's Foreign Minister as saying that Cuba will defend Iran's nuclear rights.

Cuba: Dissidents Upset at Spanish Snub

Cuban dissidents were insulted that the Spanish Foreign Minister did not meet with them during a recent visit to the island. Blog for Cuba has details.

Cuba: Say no to Santana

Claudia4Libertad links to a petition requesting that Cuban-American music star Gloria Estefan reconsider having Carlos Santana appear as a guest artist on her tribute to Cuba album “90 Millas” on...

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