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La arremetida contra Rosa María Payá 4 Julio, 2017 6:11 pm por Rogelio Travieso Pérez El Cerro, la Habana Rogelio Travieso, (PD) En la mañana del martes 27 de junio, en la revista televisiva Buenos Días, el periodista Fidel Toranzo, basado en Cuba Debate, se refirió a Rosa María Paya. Mostró como durante una reunión […] Continue reading
No nos engañemos con la cancelación del viaje de Kerry a Cuba Posted on 4 marzo, 2016 Por Mauricio Claver-Carone La administración de Barack Obama se ha colocado entre la espada y la pared. En una entrevista de diciembre de 2015, el presidente Obama declaró que sólo viajaría a Cuba “si, de hecho, yo puedo […] Continue reading
No change in Cuba, totalitarianism persists – dissident in Prague published: 25.11.2015, 18:13 Prague – The situation of the Cuban opposition has not changed in the past year of warmed relations between Havana and Washington, and the totalitarian regime persists in the county, Cuban dissident Maria Paya, on a visit to Prague, has told CTK. […] Continue reading
Farewell Letter from El Sexto / Danilo Maldonado Posted on September 24, 2015 Valle Grande Prison From the “cell” (of punishment) September 16, 2015… Where I am there is little light and I am in my underwear because I do not want to wear the prison uniform. They give me a mattress for 5 or […] Continue reading
The Lives Of Opposition Leaders Have Their Names On The Government’s Blacklist / Angel Santiesteban Posted on July 1, 2015 Ángel Santiesteban-Prats, 3 June 2015If the Cuban dictatorship has an enemy, it is themselves, as an institution of evil. After committing their outrages, the injustices and atrocities carried out by their henchmen who commit the […] Continue reading
Rosa Maria Paya For the Future of All Cubans Without Castro Posted on March 7, 2015 In recent years my country has been engaged in a deception. The Cuban government is changing the Law, but ignoring the rights of the people, which were sequestered over half a century ago. More people are allowed to enter […] Continue reading
No, No and No Raul Castro / Jose Luis Garcia Antunez Posted on August 31, 2014 This I believe is the second or third occasion that I write to you, and as always without the least mood or desire that you answer me, because given the absolute contempt and disgust that emanates from your person […] Continue reading
Posted on Monday, 09.23.13 Espinosa Chepe, Cuban dissident economist, dies BY ANDREA RODRIGUEZ ASSOCIATED PRESS HAVANA — Oscar Espinosa Chepe, a high-level Cuban economist and diplomat who broke with Fidel Castro’s government in the 1990s and was imprisoned for dissident activities, died in Spain Monday. He was 72 and had been hospitalized for a liver […] Continue reading
U.S. Engages Cuba, Cuba Engages in Arms Trafficking Emil MaineJuly 22, 2013 at 5:29 pm The interception of a North Korean ship believed to be carrying missiles, jets, and other weapons from Cuba through the Panama Canal should be a wakeup call for the Obama Administration as it resumes migration talks with Cuban officials for […] Continue reading
Cuba dissident Farinas finally picks up 2010 Sakharov prize Saying “Cuba will be free”, dissident Guillermo Farinas on Wednesday finally picked up the European Union’s prestigious Sakharov human rights prize — three years after winning the award. “This fist held high means there will one day be democracy in Cuba,” Farinas told the packed European […] Continue reading
Interview with Rosa Maria Paya / Lilianne Ruiz, Rosa Maria Paya Posted on June 18, 2013 By Lilianne Ruíz HAVANA, Cuba, May, Rosa María Payá, daughter of the late leader of the Christian Liberation Movement, returned to Cuba after finishing a tour with the main objective of promoting an international investigation to clarify the […] Continue reading
Dissidents Find ‘Cuba Outside Cuba’ In Miami By CHRISTINE ARMARIO 05/23/13 03:49 PM ET EDT AP MIAMI — When Cuban hunger striker Guillermo Farinas arrived in Miami, he said he was prepared to face rejection from radical members of the Cuban-American community who do not believe in pacific opposition. The reaction has been far different. […] Continue reading
Posted on Wednesday, 05.15.13 Crackdown on Afro-Cubans destroys myth of racial equality BY JON B. PERDUE Twitter@jonperdue OSLO, Norway At the time of Fidel Castro’s takeover of Cuba in 1959, “separate but equal” was the norm in much of the Western world. Castro won plaudits from early supporters for banning the practice of separate facilities […] Continue reading
Posted on Sunday, 05.05.13 Through posters, a dialogue about Cuba’s future By CHRISTINE ARMARIO Associated Press Related Content MIAMI — In one poster, Raul and Fidel Castro ride in a hot air balloon made of newspapers. Their fingers are plugged into their ears, drowning out any noise around them. A blue bird […] Continue reading
Leading Dissident Group 'Ladies In White' Want A Cuba Without Castro Published April 28, 2013 Fox News Latino CORAL GABLES, FL – APRIL 27: Berta Soler, co-founder of the Ladies in White, and current leader of the Cuban opposition group leads a cheer as she visits with Cuban exiles during an event at Merrick Park […] Continue reading
We need a 'Dennis Rodman rule' for celebrities who travel to rogue nations By Mike Gonzalez Published April 11, 2013 The quiet dignity of Rosa Maria Paya was unmistakable Tuesday as she asked the international community to pressure Cuba's government into allowing a plebiscite on democracy and for an investigation into the murder of […] Continue reading
For Cuba's traveling dissidents, an anxious return Will Castro opponents face retaliation back home? HAVANA, Cuba — Taking full advantage of their new license to travel abroad, Cuba's leading dissidents have been on a whirlwind campaign in recent weeks, denouncing President Raul Castro's government on three continents and promising new tactics to challenge its 53-year […] Continue reading
Cuba's dissidents go abroad Will the Cuban government pay a price, or benefit, by finally letting Castro opponents travel? HAVANA, Cuba — For most of the past 50 years, the Cuban government has had a straightforward strategy for keeping opposition activists from spreading their criticism abroad and linking up to international sympathizers. It wouldn't let […] Continue reading
Represión, Intelectuales Tres escándalos por torpeza Tres casos que se producen por la indefensión de los ciudadanos cubanos frente al sistema legal en Cuba, la criminalización de la información y una creciente represión política Marlene Azor Hernández, México DF | 13/03/2013 10:39 am En los dos últimos meses se han presentado tres escándalos internacionales responsabilidad [...] Continue reading
Cuba keeps intense pressure on rights advocates By IVETTE MARTNEZ The Institute for War & Peace Reporting More than 5,600 dissidents, journalists and human-rights activists have been arrested or detained in Cuba between January and the end of October of this year, a leading human rights group reports. The Cuban Commission for Human Rights and […] Continue reading
Irena Sandler y Oswaldo Payá, merecedores de un Nobel de la Paz [28-11-2012] León Padrón Azcuy Periodista independiente ( Para muchos, tanto el insular Oswaldo Payá Sardiñas como la alemana Irena Sandler merecieron el premio Nobel de la Paz. Ambos fallecidos ya, ostentaron aportes distinguidos a favor de una causa justa con resultados ponderativos. En [...] Continue reading
Political Detentions in Cuba Top 5,000 Some await trial, while many are detained for shorter periods to disrupt their work as journalists or rights activists. By Ivette Martínez – Latin America 23 Nov 12 More than 5,600 Cuban dissidents, journalists and rights activists were detained or arrested between January and the start of November, a [...] Continue reading
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