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Ricardo Alarcon

National Assembly President Ricardo Alarcon's Fall From Grace Ignored by the Cuban Press

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 02.27.2013 | Home
Yoani Sanchez

Five years ago he was in a meeting room at the University of Information Sciences with a microphone in his hand. Today, he tries to earn a living in the midst of the material shortages and misunderstandings of a provincial town.

Cuba Meets the Challenges of the 21st Century, Part V

Salim Lamrani | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics
Salim Lamrani

Professor of philosophy and a career diplomat, Alarcon spent nearly 12 years in the United States as the Cuban ambassador to the United Nations. Over time, he has become a spokesperson for the Havana government.

Cuba Meets the Challenges of the 21st Century, Part IV

Salim Lamrani | Posted 06.16.2012 | Politics
Salim Lamrani

Professor of philosophy and a career diplomat, Alarcon spent nearly 12 years in the United States as the Cuban ambassador to the United Nations. Over time, he has become a spokesperson for the Havana government.

Cuba Meets the Challenges of the 21st Century, Part III

Salim Lamrani | Posted 06.01.2012 | Home
Salim Lamrani

An interview with Ricardo Alarcon, President of the Cuban Parliament President of the Cuban Parliament since 1992, and member of the Political Bureau...

Cuba Meets the Challenges of the 21st Century, Part II

Salim Lamrani | Posted 05.26.2012 | Home
Salim Lamrani

An interview with Ricardo Alarcon, President of the Cuban Parliament President of the Cuban Parliament since 1992, and member of the Political Bu...

Eliecer Avila, Cuban Student Who Challenged the Regime, Returns to the Public Eye

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 02.01.2012 | Home
Yoani Sanchez

There is nothing more frustrating, for those who cross the line between silence and speaking out, than being greeted with suspicion by others.

Macrobiotics in Cuba? Only for El Comandante

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 07.06.2011 | Home
Yoani Sanchez

In a country where the greatest question people ask is "what will I eat today?", the publication of the Fidel Castro's macrobiotic diet came as a bucket of cold water.

US Lawmakers In Cuba For Talks With Top Officials

Reuters | Esteban Israel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

U.S. lawmakers met with Cuba's foreign minister and laid flowers at a Havana memorial to slain U.S. civil rights leader Martin Luther King on Saturday...