Archive for the ‘CDA in the news’ Category

April 21, 2013 |

Havana Times: Mujeres en el futuro de Cuba

María Isabel Alfonso, Havana Times – “Las mujeres en las Américas tienen mucho que ofrecer para ayudar a sus homólogas en Cuba a alcanzar un mayor estado de bienestar social. Los Estados Unidos apoyan los esfuerzos de las mujeres de otros países latinoamericanos; a esto podría incorporarse un proyecto de intercambio… read more »

April 18, 2013 |

Reseña de Women’s Work: Gender Equality in Cuba and the Role of Women Building Cuba’s future

Reseña del reporte Women’s Work: Gender Equality in Cuba and the Role of Women Building Cuba’s future [El trabajo de la mujer: Igualdad de género en Cuba y el papel de la mujer en la construcción del futuro de Cuba] (2013). Center for Democracy in the Americas.  María Isabel Alfonso… read more »

April 8, 2013 |

U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor: Lift Cuba embargo, travel restrictions

Richard Danielson, Tampa Bay Times – Saying “it’s time to try something new,” U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor on Monday called for the Obama administration and Congress to lift travel restrictions and the 51-year-old trade embargo on Cuba. “Cuba is changing,” said Castor, D-Tampa, who left on a fact-finding trip to… read more »

April 8, 2013 |

Castor returns from Cuba, calls for end to trade embargo

Bay News – U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor has returned from a four-day trip to Cuba. The Democrat from Tampa says America’s trade embargo on the island nation should end, saying “it’s time to try something new.” She is the second member of Congress from Florida to visit Raul Castro’s country… read more »

April 5, 2013 |

Legisladora floridana en conversaciones con La Habana

Martinoticias — La congresista demócrata de Tampa, St. Petersburg (Florida), Kathy Castor, se encuentra en Cuba  con el propósito de crear oportunidades económicas para las pequeñas empresas de Tampa.Por ello durante su visita se reunirá con funcionarios del Ministerio de Turismo y con miembros de la Asociación Nacional de Economistas… read more »

April 5, 2013 |

Congresista de Florida viaja a Cuba en busca de oportunidades de negocios

Diario de Cuba — La congresista demócrata de Tampa, St. Petersburg (Florida), Kathy Castor, viajó a Cuba junto a su equipo y miembros del Centro para la Democracia en las Américas, informa el diario Tampa Bay Times citando a la oficina de la legisladora. Entre los propósitos del viaje está… read more »

April 5, 2013 |

U.S. Rep. Castor visiting Cuba

Tampa Bay Business Journal — U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor is on a four-day visit to Cuba, a trip her office billed as a fact-finding visit focused on opportunities to poise Tampa as a gateway to Cuba and to create economic opportunities in this region. She will meet with the Cuban… read more »

April 4, 2013

Rep. Kathy Castor arrives in Cuba for four-day trip

Tampa Bay Times – U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor embarked on a four-day trip to Cuba this week with her staff and the Center for Democracy in the Americas, her office said Thursday. Castor, D-Tampa, St. Petersburg, is scheduled to return to Tampa on April 8. The purpose of her trip… read more »

March 18, 2013 |

The US government view of the truce

The most recent monthly El Salvador Update from the Center for Democracy in the Americas has a description of where the US has stood with respect to the gang truce in El Salvador: The U.S. Embassy has remained aloof from any endorsement of the truce. But, according to one government official,… read more »

March 13, 2013 |

Sarah Stephens for The Advocate: Cuba Finds Its Footing on LGBT Rights

When our organization embarked on a study of women and gender equality in Cuba, we interviewed dozens of women across the island.  After speaking to them, we became convinced that Cuba’s evolution on issues relating to equality for LGBT people had to be a part of the story. Before coming… read more »