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”

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”

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”

14ymedio’s Faces of 2020: Alejandro Gil, Minister of Economy

14ymedio, Havana, 26 December 2020 — Almost unknown when Miguel Díaz-Canel appointed him Minister of Economy and Planning of Cuba, he has become a key man on the island in a year in which the pandemic has finished sinking an economy that was already in a coma. Of the same generation as the president, Alejandro … Continue reading “14ymedio’s Faces of 2020: Alejandro Gil, Minister of Economy”

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”

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”

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’”

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”

The Euphemism that Looks After Me / Alejandro González Acosta

Alejandro González Acosta, 1 December 2017, Mexico City — Lichi[1] told me that the last time he was in Cuba[2], he went to visit a G-2 colonel at home, the brother of a famous Cuban historian who was Lichi’s good friend in Mexico. Between drinks and confidences, Lichi asked him: “Come on, man, just between us: … Continue reading “The Euphemism that Looks After Me / Alejandro González Acosta”

Rio Mar, a Restaurant Under Surveillance by Alejandro Castro / Juan Juan Almeida

Juan Juan Almeida, 28 February 2017 — An unusual combination of powerful forces has conspired to put Río Mar, a privately owned restaurant, in the defendant’s dock. Who has broken the rules this time? Río Mar occupies an enviable location on the western bank and at the mouth of the Almendares River, right across from the … Continue reading “Rio Mar, a Restaurant Under Surveillance by Alejandro Castro / Juan Juan Almeida”

Alejandro Barrios, A Son Of Candelaria Who Died In Pulse / 14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar

14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar, Candelaria, Cuba, 17 June 2016 — At two in the morning last Sunday the villagers of Candelaria in the province of Artemisa slept peacefully. At the same time, in the city of Orlando in Florida a fierce firefight broke out in the gay nightclub Pulse, amid an evening of Latin music. Alejandro Barrios Martínez, … Continue reading “Alejandro Barrios, A Son Of Candelaria Who Died In Pulse / 14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar”

Cubans Hold a Vigil at the Mexican Embassy in Ecuador to Ask for Humanitarian Visas / 14ymedio

14ymedio, Mario Penton, Miami, 13 June 2016 –Hundreds of Cubans held a vigil Sunday night outside the Mexican embassy in Ecuador to ask Mexico to grant them humanitarian visas that would allow them to continue their journey to the United States. The event, attended by Cuban migrants from various parts of the country, had been called … Continue reading “Cubans Hold a Vigil at the Mexican Embassy in Ecuador to Ask for Humanitarian Visas / 14ymedio”

Thirteen Employees Are Prosecuted for Embezzling 21 Million Pesos From Cuba’s Electric Union Company

The robbery occurred in the offices located in the Mariel Free Zone 14ymedio, Havana, July 19, 2024 — One of the best-insured economic enclaves of the Cuban regime, the Mariel Special Development Zone, is involved in a scandalous embezzlement of more than 21 million pesos. The news was published this Friday by the official press, … Continue reading “Thirteen Employees Are Prosecuted for Embezzling 21 Million Pesos From Cuba’s Electric Union Company”