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A Glance at Cuba in 2015 / Ivan Garcia Posted on January 6, 2016 Ivan Garcia, 2 January 2016 — Joel Castillo, 19, passed from expectation to frustration in 12 months. After graduating in 2014 in electronics from a technology school south of Havana, he still hasn’t been able to work in his specialty. “With […] Continue reading
Tania Bruguera: Rebel With a Cause For the cuban artist Tania Bruguera, free expression comes at a price. December 2, 2015 12:15 PM | by Linda Yablonsky As an artist of conscience, Tania Bruguera speaks truth to power in unforgettably visceral terms. For a performance at the 1997 Havana Biennial, she addressed the collective suicides […] Continue reading
An opening for Cuban freedom? Aug 18 2015 12:01 am The re-opening of the America Embassy in Havana on Friday was a historic occasion. So fittingly, Secretary of State John Kerry was there — as were three U.S. Marines who took down the U.S. flag from our embassy 54 years ago — along with many […] Continue reading
Why communism collapsed 25 years ago BY CARLOS ALBERTO MONTANER ELBLOGDEMONTANER.COM 11/10/2014 6:01 PM 11/10/2014 6:01 PM Twenty-five years ago, communism was symbolically buried. A crowd of Germans filled with hope ran to the Berlin Wall and demolished it with hammer blows. It was as if they were pounding on the heads of Marx, Lenin, […] Continue reading
A Sentimental Education / Regina Coyula Posted on October 24, 2013 Phrases and slogans are often survival strategies, empty expressions that are repeated time and again until they form a part of the landscape. The University is for Revolutionaries is one of these phrases that nevertheless makes sense when we can peek inside a protest […] Continue reading
The Kindness of the Cuban Aristocracy? / Ivan Garcia Posted on September 20, 2013 While in Sao Paulo and other cities in Brazil the outraged people flooded the streets to protest the increase in transportation prices, rampant corruption and the millions in public expenditures for the World Cup and the Olympic Games, in Cuba the […] Continue reading
Posted on Friday, 03.22.13 Fabiola Santiago: Dissidents choosing to act like free people By Fabiola Santiago fsantiago@MiamiHerald.com NEW YORK — The first time I "met" Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo — aka @OLPL — on that infinite and unpredictable public square that is the Internet, he was tweeting from Havana. It was a night in December […] Continue reading
After the Black Spring, Cuba's new repression When the last of 29 journalists jailed in a notorious 2003 crackdown was finally freed this year, it signaled to many the end of a dark era. But Cuban authorities are still persecuting independent journalists through arbitrary arrests, beatings, and intimidation. A CPJ special report by Karen PhillipsPublished [...] Continue reading

CUBAN POLITICAL PRISIONERS
(38TH Annual Conference of the International Organization of Human Rights)
2010-04-01.
Rolf Beller, International Organization of Human Rights
(www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).-

ISHR Annual General Meeting – Year 2010

Since the seizure of power of the Castro brothers… 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

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

Comunicado de Prensa: Exiliados Cubanos se Reunirán con Diputados del
Parlamento Europeo en Bruselas
2006-05-01

Miami, Florida, 30 de abril del 2006 – Invitados por Marco Pannella,
Diputado del Parlamento Europeo y miembro del Partido Radical
Transnacional, representantes de M.A.R.… Continue reading

West Fails to Sway Cuba on Rights
Neither the tough U.S. stance nor the friendly dialogue and gestures by Europe and Canada have led Castro to ease up on the island’s dissidents.
By Carol J. Williams
Times Staff Writer

January… Continue reading

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