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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
Berta Soler takes Cuba’s truth to Puerto Rico Posted by Pedazos de la Isla on May 7, 2013 After Berta Soler’s emotional trip to Miami- the heart of the Cuban exile- she has continued to take the Cuban reality to other places with many exiles, such as New Jersey and now, Puerto Rico. The following […] Continue reading
Calves of the Revolution / Rosa Maria Rodriguez Torrado Rosa Maria Rodriguez Torrado, Translator: Unstated The newspaper Granma provokes, slapping its readers' faces with a fistful of falsehoods. I am not saying they use fallacy on a regular basis, but sometimes they publish opinions with a manipulative slant. These must be refuted because, if we […] Continue reading
Two Clerics Differ on Cuban ReformBy NICHOLAS CASEY SANTIAGO, Cuba—As young men, Jaime Ortega and José Conrado Rodríguez were teacher and student at a Cuban Catholic seminary. Decades later, the teacher, now a cardinal, and the student, a country priest, are dueling over the soul of the island—and the part the church should play in [...] Continue reading
Posted on Saturday, 03.24.12 Papal Visit Pope’s spiritual journey to Cuba a delicate balancing act The pope pursues a mission of faith, but political realities can’t help but intrudeBy MIMI WHITEFIELDmwhitefield@MiamiHerald.com SANTIAGO, Cuba — Pope Benedict XVI arrives Monday in this eastern Cuban city, where spring flowers have just started to bloom, on a mission [...] Continue reading
Posted on Sunday, 02.05.12ROOTS OF HOPE Roots of Hope inspires a new generation to help Cubans find freedomBY CARMEN PELAEZwww.carmenpelaez.com As I was lining up in the corrals before our run in the ING Miami Half Marathon for a fundraiser for Roots of Hope, a U.S. college network of students and their supporters who are [...] Continue reading
Evolution of Cuban revolutionNovember 27, 2010 • 1959: In January, Fidel Castro forces out President Fulgencio Batista. In February, Castro becomes prime minister of Cuba. • 1959: Castro signs the Agrarian Reform Act in May, banning foreigners from owning land. • 1960: In March, US President Dwight Eisenhower orders the CIA to train Cuban exiles [...] Continue reading

For Cubans, transition ahead
By Ted Mann
Updated 03/28/2010 03:18 AM

Still recovering from post-Cold War changes, the country seeks a new economic reality

Reporter Ted Mann and photojournalist Sean D. Elliot traveled to Cuba last week with the Amistad,… Continue reading

Cuba's Long Black Spring
By Carlos Lauria, Monica Campbell, and María Salazar

Five years after the Castro government cracked down on the independent
press, more than 20 journalists remain behind bars for the crime of free
expression.

In her kitchen… Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, 12.10.08
CUBA
Cuban police are detaining activists prior to Human Rights Day
Cuban activists are being stopped from attending Human Rights Day events
in Havana, exile groups said.
BY FRANCES ROBLES
frobles@MiamiHerald.com

Up to a dozen human… Continue reading

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