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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
Obama and Raul Castro: Encounters and Disagreements / 14ymedio, Carlos Alberto Montaner Posted on February 21, 2016 14ymedio, Carlos Alberto Montaner, Miami, 20 February 2016 — Obama will go to Havana in March. The trip is part of his change of policy regarding the island. He wants, as John Paul II asked, for “Cuba to […] Continue reading
Persecuted political artists defy Cuba crackdown Al Jazeera Havana, Cuba – Walking up the stairs to the apartment of Gorki Aguila, lead singer of the Cuban punk band Porno Para Ricardo (PPR), the scene is anything but striking – greyish-white doors with tan borders. But when you reach the last one on the right, Aguila’s […] Continue reading
Restore Sovereignty to the People If You Want To Avoid another Revolution / 14ymedio, Pedro Campos Posted on July 27, 2015 A pandemic of freedom floods our senses. Juan Carlos Cremata 14ymedio, Pedro Campos and other authors, Havana, 25 July 2015 – It will soon be 62 years since a group of young men headed […] Continue reading
The Church That Is Oblivious to Reality / Angel Santiesteban Posted on June 24, 2015 Ángel Santiesteban-Prats, 23 May 2015 — The beatification of Father Arnulfo Romero is the mirror where, for El Salvador, Latin America, and the world, the pastors of God should look and reflect, in order to attend the spiritual and material […] 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
Cuba’s unhappy birthday By Jeff Jacoby | GLOBE COLUMNIST DECEMBER 29, 2013 NEW YEAR’S Day marks the 55th anniversary of Cuba’s communist revolution. It is the only full-blown dictatorship in the Western Hemisphere. As Human Rights Watch noted in April, no other country in Latin America is ruled by a regime that “represses virtually all […] Continue reading
Seeing Berta Soler off at the airport / Agustin Lopez Posted on March 12, 2013 Between hugs, handshakes and some tears we said goodbye at the Havana aiport last night, Sunday, 10 March, to the leader of the Ladies in White, Berta Soler. She was accompanied more than fifty of these brave women and about […] Continue reading

Cuba’s Black Spring:
HRF demands amnesty for Oscar Elías Biscet and all paroled prisoners of
conscience; After his release, Biscet tells HRF he’s in a bigger prison now

NEW YORK (March 14, 2011) – Following the release of of… Continue reading

Change comes to Cuba
By ANITA SNOW
Associated Press writer
December 21, 2008 6:00 AM
Cuba at a glance

Here is a look at Cuba, now 50 years beyond the Communist revolution

LAND

Largest island in Caribbean, covers 44,344 square… Continue reading

Posted on Saturday, 12.20.08
Aging Castro still rules 50 years after revolution
By ANITA SNOW
Associated Press Writer

HAVANA — In the palace of a fallen dictator, the grade-school kids in
their red Communist Pioneer bandanas are getting their mandatory… Continue reading

Our shame in Cuba: Dictatorship propped up by support that includes
600,000 Canadian tourists
Posted By Hoy, Claire
Posted 7 hours ago

A recent headline summed it up neatly: "Canada talks softly on Cuba,
while Bush prefers big stick."

The… Continue reading

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