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    Cuba, resistencia y activismo. Tres rostros en el límite

    Cuba, resistencia y activismo. Tres rostros en el límite Difundir los rostros de la oposición cubana es un deber Sábado, junio 3, 2017 | Miguel Iturria Savón VALENCIA, España.- Cuba, aquella isla que transitó de la libertad a la dictadura, apenas genera titulares en los medios de prensa internacionales. Hasta los mercaderes de utopías fallidas […] Continue reading

    Los líderes oportunistas

    Los líderes oportunistas 15 noviembre, 2016 6:56 pm por Guillermo Fariñas Hernández Santa Clara, Villa Clara, Guillermo Fariñas, (PD) Entre los miembros del aún simbólico liderazgo anti-castrista público se ve un tipo de dirigente caracterizado por llevar la falta de eticidad a un nivel extremo. La carencia de escrúpulos en los referidos se transforma en […] Continue reading

    Cuba dissident – Fake site duped me into ending hunger strike

    Cuba dissident: Fake site duped me into ending hunger strike Published September 14, 2016 Associated Press HAVANA – Guillermo “Coco” Farinas became one of Cuba’s best-known dissidents by starving himself — launching two dozen hunger strikes demanding government concessions on human rights. He started his 25th strike in late July with the demand that President […] Continue reading

    If you want to start a revolution in Cuba, don’t do it via text

    If you want to start a revolution in Cuba, don’t do it via text WRITTEN BY Ana Campoy September 07, 2016 Cuba has been relying on Chinese technology to build up its telecommunications network. Now it appears to have also adopted the Asian giant’s censorship techniques, according to dissident reports. An analysis by 14 y […] Continue reading

    Biden – U.S. can talk human rights in Cuba ‘without pushback’

    Biden: U.S. can talk human rights in Cuba ‘without pushback’ By SUSAN CRABTREE (@SUSANCRABTREE) • 9/7/16 7:14 PM Vice President Joe Biden touted the Obama administration’s ability to talk to Cuba and other Latin-American countries about human rights “without pushback,” on the same day a Senate critic of the diplomatic thaw said the Castro regime’s […] Continue reading

    Tribute To Orlando Zapata Leads To Dozens Of Arrests

    Tribute To Orlando Zapata Leads To Dozens Of Arrests / 14ymedio Posted on February 22, 2016 14ymedio, Havana, 21 February 2016 — The events organized on Sunday to remember the late activist Orlando Zapata Tamayo resulted in dozens of opposition members arrested throughout the country. Several civil society organizations had also called for a tribute […] Continue reading

    Cuba’s much ado about two little pigs

    Cuba’s much ado about two little pigs A Cuban graffiti artist has been jailed for 10 months El Sexto named two pigs Raúl and Fidel Regime must make real human-rights strides Cuba’s questionable human-rights record is on display again over a relatively insignificant act of civil disobedience. But how authorities have handled it, up to […] Continue reading

    Another Sunday of Repression of Activists Throughout the Country

    Another Sunday of Repression of Activists Throughout the Country / 14ymedio Posted on October 13, 2015 14ymedio, Havana, 12 October 2015 – A new round of repression against activists was experienced in Cuba this Sunday. The arrests began in the early morning hours in order to prevent dissidents from participating in the march on Fifth […] Continue reading

    No blogger, no Obama

    No blogger, no Obama / Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo Posted on March 29, 2015 No blogger, no cry. Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo 1 In the beginning was the Blog. 2 But blogs were formless and empty. 3 Repression was all over the blogosphere. 4 And the citizens saw the blogs were good. 5 So that […] Continue reading

    NO EMBARGO, NO CRY

    NO EMBARGO, NO CRY ORLANDO LUIS PARDO LAZO MARCH 18, 2015 This article is part of The Mantle’s series Against Censorship. The U.S. embargo against the Cuban government is like those recurrent childhood nightmares, for both Cubans living on the Island and abroad. Oh, the Embargo Embargo: limit of our life, fire of our leaders… […] Continue reading

    Be vigilant for those who remain in Cuba

    Posted on Saturday, 10.26.13 Be vigilant for those who remain in Cuba MAO35@COLUMBIA.EDU Yoani was here again. I don’t say that lightly, and I don’t take it for granted. That the blogger can leave Cuba and return safely is a profound change. I marvel at and applaud the changes that allow her to come and […] Continue reading

    Cuban Dissident Famous For His Hunger Strikes Tours The U.S.

    Cuban Dissident Famous For His Hunger Strikes Tours The U.S. By Elizabeth Llorente Published June 24, 2013 Fox News Latino Guillermo Fariñas was doing what he has done for years — denouncing the communist regime of Cuba’s Castro brothers, and spreading the word about how opponents to the brothers are persecuted. Only this time, the […] Continue reading

    Cuban Dissident Guillermo Fariñas Interviewed in Miami

    Cuban Dissident Guillermo Fariñas Interviewed in Miami May 22, 2013 Daniel García Marco HAVANA TIMES — After the more than 20 hunger strikes that have seriously undermined his health, Cuban dissident Guillermo Fariñas is still determined to oppose Raul Castro’s government through peaceful means and wishes to send “a message of love” to his “oppressors”, […] Continue reading

    Prison Diary XVI May Day in Prison 1580

    Prison Diary XVI. May Day in Prison 1580 / Angel Santiesteban Posted on May 5, 2013 What Else the Commission Didn’t See of Cuban Injustice The sun rising over Prison 1580 was a violent awakening of the “re-educators” offensive because the inmates cannot stay in their beds and not watch TV to see “the march […] Continue reading

    Call for release of blogger held for past two months

    Call for release of blogger held for past two months Published on Monday 29 April 2013. Reporters Without Borders calls on the Cuban authorities to quickly release Angel Santiesteban-Prats, a writer and blogger who has been held for the past two months and who has been on hunger strike since his transfer to a different […] Continue reading

    The Cuban Spring

    Vanessa Garcia – Multimedia Writer The Cuban Spring Posted: 04/23/2013 4:14 pm As someone who writes about ABCs (American Born Cubans), Cuba, and Cuban-Americans, people often ask me the following question: “If it’s so bad in Cuba, why don’t Cubans revolt?” Why don’t the people inside the island pour out into the street and lift […] Continue reading

    Cuban activists talk about lack of basic freedoms, 10 years on from mass crackdown

    18 March 2013 Cuban activists talk about lack of basic freedoms, 10 years on from mass crackdown "The catalogue of repression and harassment suffered by José Daniel Ferrer García since his release illustrates the current strategy by the Cuban authorities under which activists are arrested for short periods of time to discourage them from speaking […] Continue reading

    Cuba: The Time to Fill the Jails Came Again

    Cuba: The Time to Fill the Jails Came Again / Ivan Garcia #Cuba Ivan Garcia, Translator: mlk Trying to analyze the strategy of the Castro brothers is an exercise in pure abstraction. Their way of moving tokens on the political board tends to go against logic. The incarceration of 75 dissidents ordered by Fidel Castro […] Continue reading

    Independent journalists hounded and arrested, while Granma reporter get 14 years on spying charge

    Independent journalists hounded and arrested, while Granma reporter get 14 years on spying charge Published on Wednesday 14 November 2012. Updated on Friday 16 November 2012. Reporters Without Borders condemns a worrying increase in harassment of dissidents in recent months, which has yet again contradicted the intentions manifested by the Cuban government when signing two […] Continue reading

    Hunger Strikes: Do They Work or Not?

    Yoani Sanchez – Award-winning Cuban blogger Hunger Strikes: Do They Work or Not? Posted: 09/20/2012 8:17 am Diverse elements came together — this time — so that the hunger strike of the many Cuban dissidents demanding the release of a prisoner was successful. The very size of it was a critical factor in its positive […] Continue reading

    30 Cuban Hunger Strikers Win Release of an Opponent

    Yoani Sanchez – Award-winning Cuban blogger 30 Cuban Hunger Strikers Win Release of an Opponent Posted: 09/19/2012 8:18 am After a week on a hunger strike, several Cuban dissidents ended their fast this Tuesday afternoon. The number of opponents refusing to eat had reached 30 throughout the country, with their main demand the immediate release […] Continue reading

    Cuban dissident passes 1 week on hunger strike

    Posted on Monday, 09.17.12 Cuban dissident passes 1 week on hunger strike By PAUL HAVEN Associated Press HAVANA — A prominent Cuban dissident completed her first week on a hunger strike with supporters saying her condition is worsening each day and they fear she might die. Pro-government bloggers, meanwhile, denounced the strike as a sham. […] Continue reading

    25 Cuban Dissidents Launch a Hunger Strike

    Yoani Sanchez – Award-winning Cuban blogger 25 Cuban Dissidents Launch a Hunger Strike Posted: 09/12/2012 10:58 pm This Monday several Cuban dissidents started a hunger strike which has already been joined by 25 people throughout the country. At a press conference, Martha Beatriz Roque Cabello explained that that the strikers are demanding the immediate release […] Continue reading

    Mis ansias no son de protagonismo, sino de agonía

    Mis ansias no son de protagonismo, sino de agonía Miércoles, Mayo 30, 2012 | Por Ernesto Santana Zaldívar Entrevista con Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo LA HABANA, Cuba, mayo, www.cubanet.org -OLPL es escritor, fotógrafo, bloguero, pero sobre todo un personaje que provoca la controversia en los últimos años. Mucho antes, fue un asombroso estudiante, licenciado en [...] Continue reading

    Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez refuses to back down

    Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez refuses to back down Published On Sat May 19 2012 By Catherine Porter Columnist HAVANA, CUBA—I have called Yoani Sanchez 76 times since I arrived in Cuba eight days ago. Once, I managed to get through for 38 seconds before the line was cut. So, finally, I board a sleek, blue […] Continue reading