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    Cuban Government Turns To New Forms Of Repression

    Cuban Government Turns To New Forms Of Repression 14ymedio, Havana, 3 July 2014 — Last June, there were 198 fewer arbitrary arrests of Cuban activists and opponents compared to the same month last year, according to a report by the Cuban Commission on Human Rights and National Reconciliation, which recorded a total of 380 arrests […] Continue reading

    Two Years After U.S.-Cuba Opening, What’s Next Under Trump?

    Two Years After U.S.-Cuba Opening, What’s Next Under Trump? by CARMEN SESIN MIAMI, Fla. — After recently returning from her first trip to Cuba, Elizabeth Díaz, 24, went to her grandmother’s house to show her pictures of the home she left behind in 1962. It still had the same furniture. Her grandmother cried looking at […] Continue reading

    Cuban protest artist El Sexto – ‘You have to keep at it until you change their minds’

    Cuban protest artist El Sexto: ‘You have to keep at it until you change their minds’ By Louise Tillotson, Researcher on the Caribbean at Amnesty International, 21 December 2015, 00:01 UTC Danilo Maldonado Machado, known as “El Sexto”, is a Cuban artist and former prisoner of conscience who spent 10 months behind bars for planning […] Continue reading

    It is up to Cubans decide their future

    “It is up to Cubans decide their future” YOANI SÁNCHEZ, Havana | Enero 24, 2015 In October of 2013 I had a conversation with Roberta Jacobson, via a Google hangout (videodebate), on democracy, technology and the role of women in activism. On that occasion, we interacted through a screen in the company of internauts interested […] Continue reading

    Cuban dissident hospitalized due to hunger strike

    Cuban dissident hospitalized due to hunger strike Published September 04, 2012 EFE A Cuban dissident arrested on Aug. 22 was hospitalized after going on hunger strike to protest his imprisonment, his wife told Efe. Jorge Cervantes, 42, was admitted on Aug. 29 to the Ernesto Guevara provincial hospital in the eastern city of Las Tunas, […] Continue reading

    Another Irreplaceable Loss / Rosa María Rodríguez Torrado

    Another Irreplaceable Loss / Rosa María Rodríguez TorradoRosa María Rodríguez Torrado, Translator: Jackie Isaksen Once again Cuban society darkens from the avoidable death of another of its members. The peaceful protestor Wilman Villar Mendoza was detained in a police offensive carried out in Contramaestre, a province of Santiago of Cuba, unjustly and quickly condemned to […] Continue reading

    Of Strikes and Causes: Reflections on a Conflict / Miriam Celaya

    Of Strikes and Causes: Reflections on a Conflict / Miriam CelayaMiriam Celaya, Translator: Norma Whiting Recently a fellow Cuban living abroad and I exchanged views on the advisability of hunger strikes as a way to confront the dictatorship. The subject, of course, was motivated by the strike initiated by Jorge Luis Artiles (Bebo) last May […] Continue reading

    Fidel Castro Turns 84: Still a Powerful Force in Cuba

    Fidel Castro Turns 84: Still a Powerful Force in Cuba
    Fidel Castro's Re-emergence Raises Questions About His Role
    By MARC FRANK

    Havana, Cuba August 12, 2010—

    Fidel Castro marks his 84th birthday on Friday after a spate of public
    appearances and apocalyptic warnings of nuclear war and environmental
    disaster that have catapulted him back onto center… Continue reading

    Fidel Castro appearances blur Cuba reform questions

    Fidel Castro appearances blur Cuba reform questions
    Wed Aug 11, 2010 8:32pm GMT
    * Fidel Castro turns 84 on Friday, out of seclusion
    * Appearances, nuclear warnings raise role questions
    * Most analysts don't see him fully back in government
    By Marc Frank

    HAVANA, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Former Cuban President Fidel Castro turns 84
    on… Continue reading

    Passion over Cuba, Castro endures

    Posted on Thu, Feb. 09, 2006

    Passion over Cuba, Castro endures

    Miami may be hip, but for Cuban exiles, there’s still the Cold War to
    fight and mixed messages from the Bush administration to decipher.
    BY OSCAR CORRAL
    ocorral@MiamiHerald.com

    Two suspected agents for communist Cuba are taken down in Miami.

    A local anti-Castro developer gets nabbed… Continue reading