More Cuba Articles

  • A whopping 50 cars sold in Cuba under Castro's new reforms

    Cuban President Raul Castro, brother of revolutionary senior citizen Fidel Castro, is a man of the people. So much a man of the people that last year he allowed Cubans to purchase automobiles from government dealerships without first going to the government for permission.

  • Cuba: Just 50 cars sold in 6 months under new law

    HAVANA (AP) — Just 50 automobiles and four motorcycles have been sold in Cuba in the nearly six months since a new law took effect that let islanders buy vehicles from state-run dealerships without a special permit for the first time in decades, authorities said Monday. Sales totaled about...

  • Critical forum may end with Cuban magazine changes

    HAVANA (AP) — Launched as a bulletin for Catholic lay people, Espacio Laical magazine became an unusually open and critical forum for debate in Cuba, a rarity in a country where the state has controlled all media for five decades. Now, the sudden departure of its two longtime editors may have...

  • Cuba prosecutors seek 15 years for Canadian man

    HAVANA (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking 15 years in prison for a Canadian businessman who was arrested in a high-profile crackdown on corruption, Cuban authorities said Monday. The trial of Cy Tokmakjian, president of an automotive and transportation company, the Tokmakjian Group, concluded...



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