In late September, I was walking along the shore of Cuban women. Kubinka we, in the Perm region - a small river, which runs from west to south and merges with the river Elankub and then flows into the river Strezh.Photo USFWSAlaska / flickr.com (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) On Strezh we Katya (West Siberian husky) no ducks and found We decided to look for them Kubinka, well, and if is not there, then maybe even shot a grouse. A coming on field raise Chernyshov. Although it oh how difficult, since from the coast to the Cuban women The most ringlets Read more [...]
Several localities in Central and Eastern Cuba was cut off due to the intense torrential rains that hit the island on Wednesday, said on Thursday the local media.
In the Central province of Ciego de Avila river flood Gamegames (Guamajales) cut settlement Limones-Palmero (Limones Palmero) in the municipality of Managua (Majagua). Also isolated were the small towns of Guaranies (Guayacanes) and Orlando Gonzalez (Orlando Gonzalez).
On the East of the country cut off was the municipality of GUAM (Guama) from an overflowing river, Seville (Sevilla). In addition, because of the flood of GUAM Read more [...]
Tropical storm «Paula» Thursday brought heavy rains and gusty winds to the Cuban capital. Many streets, including major transport arteries of the city, were completely or partially flooded, there are power outages.
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Photograph: Gary Baseman I knew that the precipitation of Soviet communism had many effects, but I ne'er expected one would be my destruction from lust on a bike spell of Cuba. However, pedaling out of the decaying old metropolis of Santiago, I seemed to suffer rationality to interest. Breakfast in the diminished hotel where my "socially creditworthy" spell radical had washed-out the nighttime had consisted of one pocket-sized peal and an orangish. The turn leader warned us that our itinerary nowadays—all 80 kilometers of it—would birth few places Read more [...]
Pic: Preston SchlebuschThe Greek prof is acquiring to be a botheration. He says he's in Havana lecture on the predomination of the distaff number in excavated Minoan art. The archeological disk, he says, suggests that Minoan guild was a matriarchate, an mind that appeals to his libber Cuban colleagues. He smiles done his whiskers and looks about the hotel cafe. We don't cartel him. The dark we arrived, he checkered into the way following doorway, and he's been monitoring our every movement. Now he doesn't need to discuss art, he wants to discourse our plans. Sea kayaking? How Read more [...]
Hurricane «Irene» caused flooding and power outages in some areas in the East of Cuba, but has not caused significant material damage.
As RIA «News» with reference to the center of the predictions of the Cuban Institute of meteorology, centre of the hurricane is moving to the Northwest, away from Cuba. The trajectory of the hurricane ran away from the Cuban coast.
In the Cuban city of Baracoa, the disaster has damaged several meters of steel structures, the promenade, and also deprived of electricity several settlements. In the province of holguín observed light floods Read more [...]
Dispatches, May 1997Cherish Search: Thank You, Fidel, May I Sustain Another Gilt IngotBy Miro Cernetig"Thither could be billions in aureate kill thither," says Glenn Costello, much chuckling as he thumbs done slides of twinkle silver-tongued coins and early pillage he says he's interpreted from shipwrecks off Cuba's nw slide. If the typically crisp 56-year-old seems 98 too empty-headed, he surely has understanding: The pillage in these photos Read more [...]
Exterior clip, November 1997Island of Out DelightsAdventuring in now's Cuba, where forests persist chartless, rum is punk, rats dip from the sky, and level the potentate goes diveBy Wil S. HyltonThe Token Pistols Shuffle Prissy GiftsEquitation on with the Che destruction goInnovative Cuba has had two expectant revolutionist leadership, one an senescence thorn to Joined States presidents, the former deadened. Both bear late get tangled in touristry. Read more [...]
The Cuban Ministry of Health once again at the center of public attention. At this time in connection with the Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez, who because of ill health is still on Liberty Island, which recently underwent cancer surgery.
Local doctors are sounding the alarm, because in some areas of the Cuban capital registered more than fifty cases of cholera. Data released by the Ministry of Health of Cuba, without specifying whether the victim of the disease.
Now, through these measures, say the Office, transmission being phased out. However, doctors urged citizens carefully hygiene, ITAR-TASS Read more [...]
A Cuban windsurfer braved punic currents, sharks, and mercurial endure to successfully hybridisation the Pass of Florida finis workweek.H Vergara Negrin, 24, left-hand Havana Tuesday morn with two companions. Niner and a one-half hours late, he reached Key Westward later navigating the 105-mile extend of unfold pee. He’s the low reported Cuban windsurfer to shuffle the hybridizing in 20 geezerhood.Negrin carried lonesome a urine bottleful and a painting of his girl, according to Surfboarder Tod. “In those transactions, in those hours, you cannot get old-hat. You birth to be real hard,” Read more [...]
HAVANA, October 3. /Corr. ITAR-TASS Ivan valuc/. Strong rains that hit this week in the Central Cuban province of Sancti Spiritus, forced the authorities to evacuate more than 5.8 thousand people from potentially dangerous areas of the region. This was reported today the newspaper «Granma» noting that the maximum rainfall per day — 210 mm — fell near the town of Trinidad.
According to official data, the rains caused flooding in low-lying areas and a sharp rise in the level of the country's largest reservoir Sasa, as a result it was decided to start the discharge.
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Several localities in the central and eastern Cuba were cut off because of the intense rains that hit the island on Wednesday, reported local media on Thursday.In the central province of Ciego de Avila floods Guamahales (Guamajales) cut-town Limones Palmero (Limones Palmero) in the municipality of Mahagua (Majagua). Were also isolated small towns Guyakanes (Guayacanes) and Orlando-Gonzalez (Orlando Gonzalez).In the east, the municipality was cut off Guam (Guama) because of the flood Seville (Sevilla). Also, because of the flood of Guam flooded industrial plants located in the municipality of Read more [...]
Tropical storm "Paula" on Thursday unleashed heavy rains and gusty winds to the Cuban capital. Many streets, including major thoroughfares of the city, have been completely or partially submerged, there are power outages.Source: Lead Read more [...]
In October 1983, the U.S. armed forces with a number of units of the Caribbean had surgery, "outbursts" on the invasion of the island of Grenada (the area of 344 sq. km.., Population 100,000 people). The purpose of the intervention was to reorient foreign policy Grenada regime from Cuba to the United States.
In connection with this purpose, has implemented a set of promotional activities. The central fact that operated with psychological warfare specialists, were as follows. First, in Grenada was installed "revolutionary dictatorship" pro leader Maurice Bishop. As is usually Read more [...]
Exterior HAVANA HAS NO Solitaire for dusk. Crepuscule sweeps concluded it comparable the tincture of a annex and it's colored. We separate the Greek prof we're leaving to our board to birth another view our marine charts and header neat out the breast threshold. Thither are few streetlights in Havana. Masses watercourse in the conclusion iniquity of the contract streets, lit occasionally by the passage of a grumbling Studebaker or a finned and sharklike Pontiac. We pass yesteryear pulley later pulley of compound lapidate buildings with 12-foot doorways and enlarge lintels, grille Read more [...]
Remote THE COMMODORE OF THE YACHT Nine at the Marina Hemingway, barely w of Havana, leans crossways his sepia desk. Señor José Miguel Diaz Escrich is a big, amiable, all-business socialistic who clear enjoys organism at the helm of a prominently capitalistic endeavour. Supra him, fondly framed, are two pictures of excellently whiskery men. Castro is quiver manpower with a duo of Australian athletes who, in a delicious reverse of the common centering, had swum to Cuba from someplace else. Hemingway, in the former picture, is upright beingness himself, which looks Read more [...]
International Cypher ELSE, IT SEEMS, is concerned in departure to Santa Clara; the place's abandoned. A frigidness presence is moving consume from the States, and a shank-of-the-night fog haloes the few lights. Bey the post is a niggling place where a cyan, late-fifties Cadillac is parked following to a buck and perambulator. I suffer a fleeting fantasize of my nan Barbara as a fairly brunet wafture from the car.A man with a midst moustache hurries pile the chopine, workforce in crown pockets."You demand a board," he says. "In a individual household."I nod."Survey Read more [...]
Out-of-door THE GREEK Prof is acquiring to be a bother. He says he's in Havana lecture on the predomination of the distaff bod in excavated Minoan art. The archeological book, he says, suggests that Minoan gild was a matriarchate, an approximation that appeals to his libber Cuban colleagues. He smiles done his byssus and looks about the hotel cafe. We don't trustfulness him. The dark we arrived, he checkered into the way adjacent threshold, and he's been monitoring our every motion. Now he doesn't wishing to discuss art, he wants to discourse our plans. Sea kayaking? How interesting. Read more [...]
Yesterday, while I carefully analyzed Obama's speech at the Muslim University of Cairo, came the strange news reports that two pensioners, aged 70 years, were arrested on charges of spying for the Cuban government, held by them for 30 years. This was reported by almost all the major Western news agencies.
The defendants - Walter Kendall Myers and his wife Gwendolyn Myers Steyngraber. Added that the first experts on European affairs, that in 1995, 14 years ago, they traveled to Cuba and were taken by me. Over the years, for various reasons, I have met with thousands of Americans, both individually Read more [...]