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Brothers To The Rescue | Damas de Blanco
Ladies in White

brothers to the rescue

Cuba: From the Black Spring to a Rolling Stones Concert / Iván García Posted on March 18, 2016 Iván García, 16 March 2106 — Around 12 midnight on Tuesday, 18 March 2003, I was en route to my apartment in the La Víbora neighborhood when, from the balcony, some incomprehensible signs coming from my mother […] Continue reading
Tribute To Orlando Zapata Leads To Dozens Of Arrests / 14ymedio Posted on February 22, 2016 14ymedio, Havana, 21 February 2016 — The events organized on Sunday to remember the late activist Orlando Zapata Tamayo resulted in dozens of opposition members arrested throughout the country. Several civil society organizations had also called for a tribute […] Continue reading
Hawaiian Shirts and Mojitos Will Not Free Cuba US Tourism Only Lines Castro’s Pockets, Says Exiled Journalist Ninoska Pérez VANESSA ARITA OCTOBER 23, 2015 AT 10:14 AM Despite the ongoing repression of citizens on the island, Cuba is set to become a new tourist destination for US residents. (Travel Blog) EspañolFollowing renewed diplomatic relations with […] Continue reading
The Embargo / Yusnaby Perez Posted on April 14, 2013 Who hasn't heard of the EMBARGO? This issue is like the apple of discord. Some cling to it to "suffocate" the Cuban government while others plea, out of charity, for its elimination because of the shortages suffered by Cubans. My question is: Has anyone asked […] Continue reading
Another Day in Cuba By Jay Nordlinger December 7, 2012 10:33 A.M. A recent episode in Cuba has the friends of that nation quite upset. As I understand it, a 15-year-old girl named Berenice Héctor González was defending her aunt, a member of the Ladies in White. The Ladies in White are a group made […] Continue reading
Laura Pollán Is With Me / Lilianne Ruíz Lilianne Ruíz, Translator: Chabeli The sun is still rising in Cuba. The natural cycle of birth and death never fails to mock ideology and power. It is the rag that will wipe away all the actors of this diabolic drama. Recently I got to know through a […] Continue reading
Posted on Tuesday, 02.28.12 Cuban police briefly arrested more than 100 dissidents over the weekend One human rights activist described 'a state of paranoia' as at least 100 dissidents were arrested ahead of key anniversaries.By Juan O. Tamayojtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com Police briefly arrested more than 100 Cuban dissidents over the weekend in a multi-pronged campaign to prevent [...] Continue reading
Posted on Saturday, 02.25.12 Cuban dissidents tell US visitors that human rights must be respected Seven government critics tell US visitors that Cuba's main problem is the governmentBy Juan O. Tamayojtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com Critics of the Cuban government told a U.S. congressional delegation in Havana on Friday that the island's main problem is its own government, and [...] Continue reading
Posted on Thursday, 02.23.12 Cuban police crack down as key anniversaries approachBy Juan O. Tamayojtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com Cuban police and pro-government mobs cracked down on dissidents across the island Wednesday to avert protests marking the deaths of political prisoner Orlando Zapata Tamayo and four South Florida members of Brothers to the Rescue. Security forces were besieging 40 [...] Continue reading
Posted on Saturday, 12.10.11 Exile fireworks show off Cuba irks Castro govtBy PETER ORSIAssociated Press HAVANA — Fireworks shot from a flotilla organized by Miami exiles exploded in red and white balls off the coast of Havana to call attention to Cuba's human rights record. The stunt irritated Cuban officials but drew few spectators. The [...] Continue reading
Posted on Wednesday, 12.07.11 Cuban exiles say flotilla plan not a provocationBy LAURA WIDES-MUNOZ and GISELA SOLOMONAssociated Press MIAMI — A coalition of Cuban exile groups said Wednesday their plans to anchor a small flotilla off the coast of Havana and launch fireworks to highlight the island's human rights abuses is not meant to provoke [...] Continue reading
Posted on Saturday, 10.15.11 Cuba's escape valve OUR OPINION: Havana shows it has no intention of respecting human rights, improving relations with the U.S.By The Miami Herald EditorialHeraldEd@MiamiHerald.com As Cuba continues its crack down on dissidents and young Cubans complain of no future, the number of Cubans caught at sea or pleading "dry foot" here [...] Continue reading

Posted on Saturday, 10.15.11

Cuba's escape valve

OUR OPINION: Havana shows it has no intention of respecting human
rights, improving relations with the U.S.
By The Miami Herald Editorial
HeraldEd@MiamiHerald.com

As Cuba continues its crack down on dissidents and young… Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, 07.21.11 Ros-Lehtinen urges constituents to post photos of Cuban human rights abuses U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen urges constituents to post photos of Cuban human rights abuses to U.S. diplomats' Facebook page.By Juan O. Tamayojtamayo@elnuevoherald.com Incensed that the U.S. diplomatic mission in Havana is sponsoring a photo contest on its Facebook page, Rep. [...] Continue reading

Posted on Sunday, 02.20.11

Cuba braces as dissidents remember a martyr
Castro critics will commemorate the 1-year anniversary of the death of
Orlando Tamayo, who was a political .
BY JUAN O. TAMAYO
jtamayo@ElNuevoHereald.com

Orlando Zapata Tamayo was… Continue reading

A few steps behind.

Jakub Klepal

When adopted in 1996, the EU’s Common Position towards Cuba sought to
encourage transition to democracy and respect for human rights, using
“constructive, result-oriented political dialogue“ and cooperation
with all sectors of Cuban society.… Continue reading

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