Vicky Gil, Outraged by the Cuban TV Show Con Filo’s Defamations Against Her Brother

14ymedio, Havana, 17 March 2024 — María Victoria Gil Fernández, Alejandro Gil’s sister, continues to cry out to the heavens from Spain through her social networks. This Saturday, two days after reproaching the independent press for statements that she denied having given – “I beg the media to allow us to be in peace” – … Continue reading “Vicky Gil, Outraged by the Cuban TV Show Con Filo’s Defamations Against Her Brother”

Cuban TV Program ‘Con Filo’ Campaigns for the Execution of Ousted Economy Minister Alejandro Gil

14ymedio, Yunior García Aguilera, Madrid, 14 March 2024 —  The most recent edition of the Cuban TV Con Filo* program has touched on “a slaughter” against Cuba’s ousted Minister of Economy and Planning, Alejandro Gil Fernandez. The most unpopular program on Cuban television began by quoting Che: “this counterrevolutionary must be persecuted and annihilated.” They then established … Continue reading “Cuban TV Program ‘Con Filo’ Campaigns for the Execution of Ousted Economy Minister Alejandro Gil”

Alejandro Gil’s Sister Confirms That the Former Cuban Minister and His Wife Are in Detention

14ymedio, Havana, 14 March 2024 — “My brother has been detained along with his wife. They have no cell phones; there is no way to communicate with them.” The former television presenter María Victoria Gil thus summarized the situation of her sister-in-law, Gina María González, and her brother Alejandro Gil Fernández, former Minister of Economy … Continue reading “Alejandro Gil’s Sister Confirms That the Former Cuban Minister and His Wife Are in Detention”

Corruption in Cuba: Sacrificing Gil to Save Diaz-Canel

14ymedio, Rolando Gallardo, Huesca (Spain), 9 March 2024 — The Cuban regime’s media landscape needs to be understood with certain tips to develop an analytical perspective and avoid falling into the system’s deceptions. Between Yarelis* and Alejandro Gil, the Cuban news events of these days are summarized, diverting attention from what is truly important to superficial elements. This show, … Continue reading “Corruption in Cuba: Sacrificing Gil to Save Diaz-Canel”

Alejandro Gil Will Not Be the Only One To Fall

14ymedio, Havana, Reinaldo Escobar, 8 March 2024 — An unusual “official note” made public the depth of the fall of Alejandro Gil Fernández, Cuba’s now ousted Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Planning. Readers of the the Communist Party press already know that this headline discloses the most important information, but this note … Continue reading “Alejandro Gil Will Not Be the Only One To Fall”

Former Cuban Minister of Economy Alejandro Gil is Being Investigated for Corruption

14ymedio, Havana, 8 March 2024 — The Cuban Government announced a criminal case for corruption against Alejandro Gil Fernández, who until last February 2 was Cuba’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Planning. According to a brief note published by the official press, on Thursday night, and signed by Miguel Díaz-Canel, Gil is … Continue reading “Former Cuban Minister of Economy Alejandro Gil is Being Investigated for Corruption”

With the Dismissal of the Minister of Economy, Gil Fernandez, the Cuban Leadership Distances Itself From the ‘Package’

14ymedio, Havana, February 2, 2024 — The Cuban Government announced on Friday the dismissal of Alejandro Gil Fernández as Minister of Economy and Planning. He will be replaced, according to an official report, by Joaquín Alonso Vázquez, current president of the Central Bank of Cuba (BCC). This “rearrangement of staff,” as Granma says with its … Continue reading “With the Dismissal of the Minister of Economy, Gil Fernandez, the Cuban Leadership Distances Itself From the ‘Package’”

Economy Minister Alejandro Gil is the ‘Most Hated’ Person in Cuba, Along with Diaz-Canel, Says His Sister

14ymedio, Havana, 29 October 2022 — On Wednesday, Former Cuban Television presenter María Victoria “Vicky” Gil Fernández, resident of Tenerife, gave an extensive and controversial interview on the YouTube channel “The World of Darwin,” in which she offered biographical details about her brother, Alejandro Gil, the Minister of Economy of Cuba, and her former colleague, … Continue reading “Economy Minister Alejandro Gil is the ‘Most Hated’ Person in Cuba, Along with Diaz-Canel, Says His Sister”

Economic Minister Gil on Accommodating Cuba’s Import Mentality

Elías Amor Bravo, Economist, June 13, 2019 — It seems the Castro regime has appointed an economics minister, Alejandro Gil Fernandez, who is actually funny. I don’t know if it was done with good intentions or in an effort to further confuse the situation, but during during a conference at the Eighth Congress of the National … Continue reading “Economic Minister Gil on Accommodating Cuba’s Import Mentality”

Eight Years in Prison for a Business Manager in Sancti Spíritus, Cuba, for Corruption

The official newspaper Escambray reveals the information in an article dedicated to the “intolerance” of the Communist Party for these cases 14ymedio, Madrid, May 27, 2024 — Alexis Fuentes de La Cruz, director of the Sancti Spíritus Municipal Commerce Company between May 2022 and July 2023, has been sentenced to eight years in prison for … Continue reading “Eight Years in Prison for a Business Manager in Sancti Spíritus, Cuba, for Corruption”

Western Union Resumes Remittances to Cuba Without Explaining Why It Suspended the Service

Although in a statement the financial company announced the operations are “with immediate effect,” at the moment they are only available from Miami and Hialeah 14ymedio, Havana, 9 May 2024 — Service from the United States to Cuba by Western Union is again possible as of this Thursday. In a statement, the financial company announced … Continue reading “Western Union Resumes Remittances to Cuba Without Explaining Why It Suspended the Service”

The Governor of Cienfuegos Resigns ‘Upon Recognizing Mistakes Made in the Exercise of His Responsibility’

Alexandre Corona joins the long list of senior Cuban officials who leave their duties in 2024, since the dismissal of Alejandro Gil Fernández as Minister of Economy 14ymedio, Madrid, 24 April 2024 — Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel approved on Wednesday the dismissal of the governor of Cienfuegos, Alexandre Corona, who requested his resignation “upon recognizing … Continue reading “The Governor of Cienfuegos Resigns ‘Upon Recognizing Mistakes Made in the Exercise of His Responsibility’”

The Cuban Government Used to Praise the Business Whose Owner is Now in Detention

14ymedio, Havana, 11 March 2024 — On March 3rd, while one of the owners of the Media Luna ’mipyme’*, Fernando Javier Albán, was supposedly arrested for corruption or about to be, Cuba’s Vice Minister for Food Industry, Orlando Borrero, visited the agroindustrial company in Ciego de Ávila and went out of his way to praise … Continue reading “The Cuban Government Used to Praise the Business Whose Owner is Now in Detention”

Putin Approves New Credit Facilities for the Cuban Debt

EFE (via 14ymedio), Moscow/Madrid, 11 March 2024 — Russian President Vladimir Putin approved on Monday an amendment to the credit agreements between Russia and Cuba that gives the Island better conditions for the payment and restructuring of its debt. The corresponding document was published this Monday on the legal information portal of the Russian Government. … Continue reading “Putin Approves New Credit Facilities for the Cuban Debt”

The Smokescreen Expands: The Cuban Regime Asks for the Head of the Former Minister

14ymedio, Madrid, 8 March 2024 — Two things have caught the immediate attention of the Cuban economist Mauricio de Miranda Parrondo in the brief statement with which the opening of an investigation against the former Minister of Economy and Planning Alejandro Gil was announced on Thursday. The first is the concern for what “the enemy” … Continue reading “The Smokescreen Expands: The Cuban Regime Asks for the Head of the Former Minister”