China Has Forgiven Nearly $10 Billion In Debt.…

Roxaanne | May 30, 2019 | 0

Via la Revolucion! Cuba’s President Miguel Diaz-Canel (left) and former Cuban president Raul Castro wave flags during a May Day parade this year. Cuba has been the largest, single beneficiary of Chinese debt forgiveness. Ramon Espinosa/ASSOCIATED PRESSOver the last 18 years, China has written off around $9.8 billion in debt to other countries. Cuba accounts…

Was it an invisible attack on U.S. diplomats,…

Roxaanne | May 29, 2019 | 0

The piercing, high-pitched noises were first heard by a couple of recently arrived United States Embassy officials in Havana in late 2016, soon after Donald Trump was elected president. They heard the noises in their homes, in the city’s leafy western suburbs. If they moved to a different room, or walked outside, the noise stopped.…

Russia’s increasing influence in Cuba stirs ghost of…

Roxaanne | May 29, 2019 | 0

1 / 4Almost 30 years after the Soviet Union was dissolved its flag still flies over the sea front in Havana (AFP Photo/Yamil LAGE)Havana (AFP) – Russia is stirring the ghosts of Cuba’s Cold War past as it looks to re-establish its influence in the Communist-run island nation, although this time analysts say Moscow has…

New study finds distinct microbes living next to…

Roxaanne | May 29, 2019 | 0

A close up view of the surface of an Orbicella faveolata coral colony from a reef in Los Canarreos, Cuba. Credit: Amy Apprill, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Symbiotic algae living inside corals provide those animals with their vibrant color, as well as many of the nutrients they need to survive. That algae, and other microbes…

Attack of the clones as Star Wars fans…

Roxaanne | May 29, 2019 | 0

1 / 4Frustrated by the lack of quality lightsabers in toy shops, Makoto Tsai did what any self-respecting hardcore Star Wars fan would do — he studied engineering at college and then spent years perfecting a replica (AFP Photo/Sam YEH)Taipei (AFP) – Frustrated by the lack of quality lightsabers in toy shops, Makoto Tsai did…

Cubans dismayed Canada halting visa processing in Havana

Roxaanne | May 29, 2019 | 0

HAVANA (Reuters) – Cubans were dismayed on Thursday to learn Canada’s embassy in Havana was no longer processing visa applications due to staffing cutbacks over unexplained health incidents among Canadian and U.S. diplomats in the Cuban capital. People pass in front of Canada’s Embassy in Havana, Cuba, May 9, 2019. REUTERS/Alexandre MeneghiniCanada, which in January…

San Francisco bans police and city use of…

Roxaanne | May 26, 2019 | 0

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco supervisors voted Tuesday to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments, becoming the first U.S. city to outlaw a rapidly developing technology that has alarmed privacy and civil liberties advocates.The ban is part of broader legislation that requires city departments to establish use…

Global Internet Of Things (IOT) Security Market Emerging…

Roxaanne | May 26, 2019 | 2

This latest research report that completely centers Global Internet Of Things (IOT) Security Market is an intensive analysis of propulsive forces, propulsive risks, business opportunities, Internet Of Things (IOT) Security Market threats and challenges includes in Internet Of Things (IOT) Security market. Internet Of Things (IOT) Security industry is witness to expand with 34.00% CAGR…

There Are Way Too Many Things That Could’ve…

Roxaanne | May 26, 2019 | 0

The NORAD Computer Chip During the Cold War, the entire world on was on a hair trigger, and there were tons of close calls and nuclear threats. This incident is one of the closest times we got to war. On June 3rd, 1980, at 3am, the U.S. President’s national security advisor for an emergency phone…

State universities may consider race and gender in…

Roxaanne | May 26, 2019 | 0

For years, the University of Washington lost top job candidates and turned down stellar students, administrators say, because it couldn’t consider race or gender in hiring or admissions decisions. Those professors and students were snatched up by top colleges that didn’t have to follow the same rules: Stanford. Yale. MIT. Other states’ flagship universities. Now, the rules…