Santa Clara (Cuba)

Type: City
Name: Santa Clara (Cuba)
Country: Cuba
Latitude: 22.41
Longitude: -79.970001
population: 250,518
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Gabriel Garcia Marquez tribute: A remarkable life of magic realism and urgent relevance

Last September, I might easily have died in Cartagena de Indias. Our domestic flight had riskily taken off from the Colombian capital Bogota – to Gabriel Garcia Marquez, a "remote, lugubrious city where an insomniac rain had been falling since the beginning ... [Published The Independent - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

What Really Happed at the Bay of Pigs

(You always hear and read of a “fiasco,” a “defeat” a “disaster” at the Bay of Pigs, 53 years ago this week. But you rarely hear about the cause . Here it is.)"They fought like tigers," writes the CIA officer who helped train the Cubans who splashed ashore ... [Published Town Hall - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Saturday 19 Apr 2014

KOREA FERRY CAPTAIN EXPLAINS DELAYThe captain of the South Korean ferry that sank this week says he delayed issuing evacuation orders because he was worried passengers would "drift away". Lee Joon-seok, who was arrested with two crew members yesterday, ... [Published The First Post: Latest - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

What really happened at the Bay of Pigs

“They fought like tigers,” writes the CIA officer who helped train the Cubans who splashed ashore at the Bay of Pigs 53 years ago this week. “But their fight was doomed before the first man hit the beach.”That CIA man, Grayston Lynch, knew something about ... [Published Human Events Online - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Cuba's condom shortage raises fears of imminent health crisis

Cubans also use condoms for non-prophylactic purposes, such as baiting for fish and rum smuggling. Photograph: Alamy From potatoes to deodorant, toilet paper and bottled beer, Cubans have come to accept chronic shortages as an inevitable part of life ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. is Cuba's No. 2 source market after Canada, study finds

The number of U.S. visitors to Cuba continues to rise, placing the U.S. market as the second-largest source of visitors to Cuba after Canada, according to a recent study by the U.S.-based Havana Consulting Group.In the first quarter of 2014, 173,550 visitors ... [Published TravelWeekly.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 2 reports

U.S. travel to Cuba set to grow by huge numbers

Cuba is witnessing a huge surge in terms of U.S. visitors in the first three months of the year. The number of U.S. travelers to Cuba continues to rise and the overwhelming numbers have surpassed the total visitor numbers from England, Germany or France ... [Published Travel and Tour World - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

CUBA --- Join us for an amazing week

, space is limitedDATES: October 19 - 27, 2014Havana, Cienfuegos, Santa Clara, Bay of Pigs and Trinidad, Cuba (includes overnight in Miami)(other dates and private missions available)Join CHAI Missions, a 501c3 non-profit organization based in Encino, ... [Published Encino Patch - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Helen’s Cuban Bike Ride

Partner and head of the employment team, Helen Watson, is taking on the immense challenge of cycling 400km across Cuba from Havana to Trinidad in aid of Women v Cancer.We will be following Helen’s progress as she cycles across Cuba’s tough terrain with ... [Published Aaron & Partners - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Cuba FAM Trip From Sol Melia and Amistur

Sol Melia and Amistur are offering a people to people familiarization program in Cuba for U.S. travel professionals organized by the Fund for Reconciliation and Development, an NGO long active with the industry and Cuba.The fam trip runs April 28 to May ... [Published Travel Agent Central - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Vietnamese Leader Visits Courtroom Where Fidel Castro Presented His First Self-Defense

02:24 PMFacebookTwitterGoogle+Santa Clara, March 14 (RHC) -- The president of Vietnam's Supreme Court, Truong Joa Bin, visited the Cuban province of Villa Clara and the courtroom where Fidel Castro presented his defense after his arrest at a political ... [Published Radio Habana Cuba - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Feb 11 2014 - Updated Feb 11 2014 - 1 reports

Letter from Cuba: Che guayaba

Horse carriage taxi, Santa Clara, Cuba. Photograph: AlamyI am woken at 4am by the clip-clopping of horses pulling carts of farm produce. As in most of Cuba , motorised transport is drastically limited. Here in Santa Clara , a university city of over 200,000, ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Feb 11 2014]

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...the haymaker with which Vargas Llosa felled Garcia Marquez at a film premiere in Mexico City in 1976 – what Gabo’s biographer Gerald Martin calls "the most famous punch in the history of Latin America" – had a strictly personal, possibly marital, origin
"They fought like tigers," writes the CIA officer who helped train the Cubans who splashed ashore at the BayBay of Pigs 53 years ago this week. "But their fight was doomed before the first man hit the beach."
...The Chief Rabbi of Donetsk has compared the leaflet handed to Jewish citizens, ordering them to register with Donetsk authorities, with Nazism. "The last time in history that someone wrote a text like that was in 1939 in the Nazi time,” said Pinchas Vishedski. Masked men arrived at a synagogue earlier this week and distributed the leaflets to Jewish worshippers."
Other analysts warned of the health risk. "The people in the street, [those] making love in houses of rent, godforsaken corridors, in parks, these are sources of possible chains of infection" said one anonymous man quoted by Cubanet, a Miami-based independent network of bloggers and dissidents

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez tribute: A remarkable li... [Published The Independent - Apr 19 2014]
What Really Happed at the Bay of Pigs [Published Town Hall - Apr 19 2014]
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Saturday 19 ... [Published The First Post: Latest - Apr 19 2014]
Cuba's condom shortage raises fears of imminent... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 18 2014]
Lessons learned on Bay of Pigs anniversary [Published American Thinker - Apr 18 2014]
What really happened at the Bay of Pigs [Published Human Events Online - Apr 18 2014]
Latina entrepreneur and media mogul shares her ... [Published El Paso Times - Apr 17 2014]
U.S. is Cuba's No. 2 source market after Canada... [Published TravelWeekly.com - Apr 16 2014]
On the shortage of condoms and other not sexy p... [Published On Cuba Magazine - Apr 14 2014]
CUBA --- Join us for an amazing week [Published Encino Patch - Apr 08 2014]
U.S. travel to Cuba set to grow by huge numbers [Published Travel and Tour World - Apr 08 2014]
Cuba rising rapidly as U.S. travel destination [Published Hamilton Spectator - Apr 07 2014]
Helen’s Cuban Bike Ride [Published Aaron & Partners - Apr 03 2014]
3 FAM Trips to Cuba, Portugal & Dubai [Published Recommend - Apr 02 2014]
Cuba FAM Trip From Sol Melia and Amistur [Published Travel Agent Central - Mar 27 2014]
Traveling to a changing Cuba [Published Hood River News - Mar 19 2014]
Academic Spotlight: Carthage student travels to... [Published The Beacon News - Mar 18 2014]
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People: Biorigin appoints new sales technical m... [Published AllAboutFeed.net - Mar 17 2014]
Cuba prepares for Venezuela disruptions [Published Miami Herald - Mar 16 2014]
Vietnamese Leader Visits Courtroom Where Fidel ... [Published Radio Habana Cuba - Mar 14 2014]
Viva la revolución: Cuban farmers re-gain contr... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 11 2014]
Letter from Cuba: Che guayaba [Published Guardian.co.uk - Feb 11 2014]
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