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US senator phones Cuban hunger striker

US senator phones Cuban hunger striker
Published on Thursday, April 8, 2010

WASHINGTON, USA (AFP) — US Senator Robert Menendez spoke by telephone with Guillermo Farinas, a cyber journalist on a hunger strike in Cuba, the US politician said on… Continue reading

Castro & Co. deaf to Cubans’ frustration

Posted on Thursday, 04.08.10
CUBA
Castro & Co. deaf to Cubans’ frustration
BY MARIFELI PEREZ-STABLE
MarifeliPerez-Stable.com

Things aren’t going well for Havana, and the regime simply doesn’t get it.

On Sunday, Raúl Castro said: “Today, more than ever before, the… Continue reading

After Fidel and Raúl, Alejandro and Antonio?

Posted on Thursday, 04.08.10
THE OPPENHEIMER REPORT
After Fidel and Raúl, Alejandro and Antonio?
The Oppenheimer Report: After Fidel and Raul
Andres Oppenheimer talks about his discussion with Cuban dissident, Guillermo Fariñas and his views on the Castro dynasty. Miami… Continue reading

Robert Menéndez pide solidaridad para salvar a Fariñas

Robert Menéndez pide solidaridad para salvar a Fariñas
Jueves 08 de Abril de 2010 13:47 Agencias

El senador cubanoamericano Robert Menéndez pidió solidaridad
internacional para salvar la vida del disidente cubano en huelga de
hambre Guillermo Fariñas, con quien conversó… Continue reading

Fariñas respeta que Pelegrino deje la huelga de hambre, pero continuará la suya

Fariñas respeta que Pelegrino deje la huelga de hambre, pero continuará
la suya
Jueves 08 de Abril de 2010 10:56 Agencias

El periodista independiente Guillermo Fariñas, en huelga de hambre y sed
desde el pasado 24 de febrero, afirmó este… Continue reading

Cuba’s starving martyrs hunger for democracy

Cuba’s starving martyrs hunger for democracy
Alvaro Vargas Llosa
From: The Australian
April 08, 2010 12:00AM

NOWADAYS, most of those who die for a cause either perish for the wrong cause or in order to bring death to innocent people.… Continue reading

International community can no longer ignore fate of Cuba’s imprisoned journalists and dissidents

International community can no longer ignore fate of Cuba’s imprisoned journalists and dissidents

Published on 7 April 2010

17 March 2010 – President Lula told action on Cuba should no longer be Latin American taboo as Havana continues to crack… Continue reading

Castro Confronts US, EU

POLITICS-CUBA:
Castro Confronts US, EU
By Patricia Grogg

HAVANA, Apr 5, 2010 (IPS) – Cuban President Raúl Castro has confirmed the worst economic forecasts for his country, in an international context that could become even more complicated following his refusal… Continue reading

Cuban dissident says will not stop hunger strike

Cuban dissident says will not stop hunger strike
Published on Tuesday, April 6, 2010
By Rosa Tania Valdes

HAVANA, Cuba (Reuters) — A day after Cuban President Raul Castro said his government would not accede to “blackmail” by its enemies,… Continue reading

Ladies powerful in their silence

Salinas:
‘Ladies’ powerful in their silence
Tuesday, April 6, 2010
Herald News

White: the purest of colors. Ladies dressed in white, marching through the streets of Havana, Cuba, in silence: the purest of protests. Yet a group of Cuban women… Continue reading

US says Cuba is responsible for hunger strikers

US says Cuba is responsible for hunger strikers
(AFP)

WASHINGTON — The United States said Monday that Cuba had a responsibility to improve prison conditions, rejecting President Raul Castro’s characterization of hunger strikes as US and European-backed “blackmail.”

State Department… Continue reading