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Fidel Castro: The Tyrant Exits but the Damage Remains / Jeovany Jimenez Vega Jeovany Jimenez Vega, 29 November 2016 — The dictator Fidel Castro died last Friday at the age of 90. The extensive news coverage was to be expected. After all, he was both the object of the most romantic, idealized love and the […] Continue reading
Who Should Be Apologizing? / Rebeca Monzo Posted on March 25, 2016 Rebeca Monzo, 24 March 2016 — No sooner had Air Force One taken off for Buenos Aires from Jose Marti International Airport in Havana with President Barack Obama, his family and entourage onboard than Cuban media began broadcasting distorted commentary by a twisted […] Continue reading
The Weighty Legacy of ‘Furry’ / 14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar Posted on October 31, 2015 14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar, Havana, 27 October 2015 — Every Cuban has a minister in charge of his or her affairs, but the Ministry of the Interior is responsible for everyone. This is the reason why, when someone says “The Ministry” everyone […] Continue reading
How would you feel if you were innocent but still thrown in jail each Sunday? As a result of the Ladies in White movement continuing to be a target of Cuban state authorities, the Czech NGO People in Need would like to bring greater public attention to two cases of Ladies in White members who […] Continue reading
14 July 2014 Last updated at 11:50 GMT ‘Ladies in White’ protesters held in Cuba crackdown “Ladies in White” activists said Cuban police rounded them up during a regular protest in Havana Dozens of “Ladies in White” opposition activists say they were detained during a protest march in Cuba. The women, who were freed after […] Continue reading
US slams Cuba dissident arrests as ‘intimidation tactic’ Washington (AFP) – The United States on Monday blasted Cuba’s recent mass arrest of dissidents as an “intimidation tactic” to silence critics, and called for the end to such detentions. Cuban authorities broke up a Sunday march by the Ladies in White, arresting about 100 of the […] Continue reading
Cuba cracks down, arrests 100 women dissidents Reuters: Jorge Silva Cuban authorities arrested an unusually large group of about 100 dissident marchers Sunday, breaking up a march by the Ladies in White opposition activists. Shouting “Freedom! Freedom!,” the women offered no resistance as they were put on buses by dozens of police and plainclothes agents […] Continue reading
Posted on Monday, 05.20.13 Ladies in White say they want both material and moral support By Juan Carlos Chavez and Juan O. Tamayo jtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com Leaders of Cuba’s dissident Ladies in White group rejected Havana’s claims they are mercenaries and said on Monday that there is nothing wrong with receiving help from abroad because the Cuban […] Continue reading
Posted on Monday, 04.02.12 Church makes dangerous bargain with CastroBY JOSE AZELjazel@miami.edu The malevolence of the Castro brothers during their five decades regime is well documented: 3,615 executions by firing squad, 1,253 extrajudicial killings, the imprisonment of thousands of political prisoners in subhuman conditions, the 1994 tugboat massacre, the depravation of basic freedoms and the [...] Continue reading
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