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    Cuban migrants stranded in Mexico claim abuse by authorities following protest

    Cuban migrants stranded in Mexico claim abuse by authorities following protest BY NORA GÁMEZ TORRES ngameztorres@elnuevoherald.com A group of Cuban migrants detained in the southern Mexico city of Tapachula have accused authorities of beating and mistreating them after they staged a hunger strike — some by sewing their lips together — to demand their release. […] Continue reading

    Cuban emigrants declare a hunger strike in Panama

    Cuban emigrants declare a hunger strike in Panama JUAN ARTURO GÓMEZ TOBÓN | Turbo | 31 de Enero de 2017 – 11:13 CET. A group of six Cuban emigrants, including several identifying themselves as members of the Movimiento Prodemocrático Pedro Luis Boitel, declared themselves on a hunger strike in the locality of Laja Blanca, Darien […] Continue reading

    Activist Abandons Hunger Strike After Promise Of Not Being Deported To His Home Province

    Activist Abandons Hunger Strike After Promise Of Not Being Deported To His Home Province / 14ymedio 14ymedio, Havana, 10 January 2017 — Vladimir Martín Castellanos, a member of the Patriotic Union of Cuba (Unpacu), abandoned his hunger strike this Monday after the authorities promised that he would not be deported from Las Tunas to Santiago […] Continue reading

    “United States or Die” Demand Cubans in Veracruz

    “United States or Die” Demand Cubans in Veracruz / Luis Felipe Rojas Posted on February 6, 2015 Rafael Alejandro Hernández Real, who says he was an agent of State Security in Cuba — infiltrated into the Eastern Democratic Alliance — in September 2014 chained himself in the Plaza Bolivar of Bogota, Colombia, and now is […] Continue reading

    City may join effort to free man in Cuban jail

    City may join effort to free man in Cuban jail BY GWEN FILOSA Citizen Staff gfilosa@keysnews.com At a time when the White House has softened American travel restrictions to Cuba, a former contractor says he is trapped in a Cold War-era prison sentence that is killing him slowly. Alan Gross, 65, is serving a 15-year […] Continue reading

    A Hunted Hunter / Luis Felipe Rojas

    A Hunted Hunter / Luis Felipe RojasLuis Felipe Rojas, Translator: Raul G. On March 24, 2010 when the political police deported me from Bayamo, Granma to Holguin, they took me directly to the G2 Operations Barrack located in the neighborhood of Pedernales. Lieutenant Colonel Sabuco, a notable oppressor known for his abuses and his aggression […] Continue reading

    Authorities Step Up Harassment Of Independent News Centre – RSF

    Cuba: Authorities Step Up Harassment Of Independent News CentreWritten by: Reporters Without BordersJuly 2, 2011Bookmark and Share The Cuban authorities are waging a campaign to intimidate Hablemos Press, a Havana-based independent news centre, presumably because of its criticism of the government. In the past three months, 14 of its correspondents have been threatened and 10 […] Continue reading

    Cuban migrants report abuses in Mexico

    Posted on Monday, 11.15.10
    Cuban migrants report abuses in Mexico
    Since a deal between Cuba and Mexico was made two years ago, Cubans
    traveling through Mexico to get to the U.S. say their journey has become
    riskier and costlier.
    By PENILEY RAMIREZ
    Special to El Nuevo Herald

    MEXICO CITY — On Oct. 26, Yanisleidys Pineda Nápoles… Continue reading

    LETTER TO PRESIDENT OBAMA

    LETTER TO PRESIDENT OBAMA
    22-08-2010.
    Joaquin F. Otero

    (www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- August 17, 2010

    The President
    The White House
    1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
    Washington, D.C.

    Dear Mr. President,

    I am writing to request your personal attention and assistance, and that
    of the U.S. Government, on behalf of a mother in Cuba who has been
    suffering and… Continue reading

    The Castros blink

    Posted on Friday, 07.30.10
    POLITICAL PRISONERS

    The Castros blink
    BY JORGE G. CASTANEDA
    jorgecastaneda.org

    Finally, someone in Cuba went eyeball to eyeball with the Castro
    brothers, and they blinked.

    On July 7, Guillermo Fariñas, a dissident on a hunger strike for more
    than four months, achieved what no one has done before. Through a
    combination of… Continue reading

    Are the brothers Castro at it again?

    Are the brothers Castro at it again?

    Raul Castro's insistence that the 52 political prisoners leave Cuba
    means he wants to get rid of the independent journalists and the Ladies
    in White

    Alvaro Vargas Llosa

    You have to hand it to Fidel and Raul Castro. They are masterful
    tacticians. Whenever they've needed to diffuse pressure, they… Continue reading