HAVANA - Cuban banks have begun offering bank credits to people hoping to redo their home or invest in a private business, continuing a series of free market reforms pushed by President Raul Castro.


Recent Articles

Date Title
12/31/11 Cuban statue of patron saint ends historic journey
BBC News
12/31/11 Cuba pilgrimage ends with call for reconciliation
Jeff Franks, Reuters
12/31/11 Repression still the rule, but Cuba sees year of change
Juan Tamayo, El Nuevo Herald
12/29/11 Cuba moves closer to market economy
UPI
12/28/11 Cuban Jewish leaders meet with jailed American
The Huffington Post
12/28/11 Cuba Prisoner Release: Over 2,500 Inmates Freed
The Huffington Post
12/26/11 Cuba expands free-market reforms
BBC News
12/25/11 Cuban faithful celebrate Christmas praying for a successful visit by Pope Benedict in 2012
The Washington Post
12/25/11 Cuba's Christmas: Cubans Celebrate Ahead Of Pope's Visit
The Huffington Post
12/25/11 Cuban-American lawmakers punish families
Javier Mora, The Miami Herald
12/25/11 Time to clean up U.S. regime-change programs in Cuba
Fulton Armstron, The Miami Herald
12/24/11 US regrets Cuba's decision not to release Alan Gross
BBC News UK
12/24/11 A year later, economic reforms have transformed Cubans' lives, if not the island itself
The Associated Press
12/24/11 Cuba wraps up dramatic year of economic change
The Associated Press
12/24/11 Cuba anuncia indulto a 3.000 presos y reforma migratoria paulatina
El Universal
12/24/11 Cuba's Castro to release prisoners as goodwill gesture
BBC News; Isle of Man
12/23/11 Cuba Says Travel Restrictions To Remain In Place
The Huffington Post
12/23/11 Alan Gross not part of Cuban prisoner amnesty
The Associated Press
12/23/11 Cuban-Americans stream to the island for holidays
AP, Laura Wides-Munoz
12/23/11 Cuban legislators meet for year-end session, but details scant
AP, The Washington Post
12/22/11 Spain’s new foreign minister has visited Cuba many times, favored engagement and patience
Juan Tamayo, El Nuevo Herald
12/20/11 Current Record
12/20/11 Raul Castro: Cuba to greet Benedict XVI with "affection and respect"
EFE, El Nuevo Herald
12/20/11 Cuba sweetens pot for new private farmers
Reuters
12/20/11 Cuban banks begin offering loans to private businesses
BBC
12/20/11 Political arrests on rise in Cuba, opposition says
EFE, Fox News Latino
12/18/11 In Cuba property thaw, new hope for a decayed icon
The Huffington Post
12/17/11 Zombies in Havana
The Huffington Post - Blog
12/16/11 Measure to roll back Obama rules on Cuba travel, sending money is dropped from spending bill
AP, The Washington Post
12/16/11 Bid to tighten up Cuba travel dropped from budget bill
Juan Tamayo, The Miami Herald
12/16/11 Marco Rubio: Cuba tourism like "indoctrination of Americans by Castro"
Naked Politics, The Miami Herald
12/15/11 Mario Diaz-Balart Wants to Limit Travel To Cuba
The Huffington Post
12/15/11 Supporters rally for U.S. travel to Cuba
Juan Tamayo, El Nuevo Herald
12/15/11 Cuba restrictions: bad on policy, bad on tactics
Editorial Opinion, St. Petersburg Times
12/15/11 Cuba asking advice from IMF? Don’t laugh!
Andres Oppenheimer, The Miami Herald
12/15/11 Issue #6: The Road of Patience
Lenier Gonzalez Mederos, From the Island
12/14/11 U.S. government agency says Radio/TV Marti’s bosses failed to properly inform Congress
Juan Tamayo, El Nuevo Herlad
12/14/11 Statement by the Cuba Study Group in reaction to Congressional efforts to reverse Cuban-American travel and remittance rules
Cuba Study Group
12/13/11 Oil drilling off Cuba prompts talks in region
Erika Bolstad, Miami Herald
12/13/11 Cuba shows U.S. its response plans in case of oil spill
Erika Bolstad, The Miami Herald
12/13/11 Cuban Americans could travel only once every three years if measure is approved
Juan Tamayo, Miami Herald
12/10/11 Exile fireworks show off Cuba irks Castro government
The Washington Post
12/10/11 Cuba's Ladies in White dissidents honor late leader on Human Rights Day, amid counterprotest
The Washington Post
12/10/11 Medios cubanos intentan enfrentar a los disidentes en Twitter
El Universal
12/10/11 Exile fireworks show off Cuba irks Castro govt
The Huffington Post
12/9/11 Irreverent zombie pic 'Juan of the Dead' a runaway favorite at Havana film festival
The Washington Post
12/9/11 Castro supporters heckle 'Ladies in White' protesters
BBC
12/8/11 Pope to visit to Cuba next year
BBC News
12/7/11 Exile plan for liberty show near Havana worries U.S., Cuba
Juan Tamayo, El Nuevo Herald
12/7/11 Cuban dissidents: Colleagues injured in police crackdown
Juan Tamayo, El Nuevo Herald
12/6/11 Cuban raft survivor Elian Gonzalez turns 18
The Huffington Post
12/6/11 Lawyer: Cuba has refused any ‘meaningful dialogue’ in case of Md. man held for 2 years
AP, The Washington Post
12/3/11 Cuba: US man held for 2 years was conducting 'undercover activities'
The Washington Post
12/2/11 Cuba's Forum on Alternative Media and Social Networks Ignores Alternative Voices
The Huffington Post - Blog
12/2/11 White House calls for Cuba to release American
USA Today
12/2/11 Raul Castro, Cuba President, Reportedly Concerned About Alan Gross Case
The Huffington Post
12/2/11 Cuba Launches Copycat Facebook Site, 'Red Social', Despite Internet Restrictions
The Huffington Post
12/1/11 Senators, members of Congress seek release of American held in Cuba
The Washington Post
12/1/11 Cuba relaxes internal migration ban
BBC News