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EUROPE SHOULDN’T NORMALIZE RELATIONS WITH THE CASTRO REGIMEN UNTIL IT TRANSITIONS TOWARDS REAL DEMOCRACY

EUROPE SHOULDN’T NORMALIZE RELATIONS WITH THE CASTRO REGIMEN UNTIL IT TRANSITIONS TOWARDS REAL DEMOCRACY 28-10-2010.
Juan Adolfo Fernández Saínz

Journalist and translator who, in the spring of 2003 was sentenced to 15 years in prison for exercising freedom of expression.… Continue reading

From somebody to nobody

Posted on Wednesday, 10.27.10
CUBAN LEADERSHIP

From somebody to nobody
BY FRANK CALZON
frank.calzon@cubacenter.org

Granted, Miguel Angel Moratinos has been summarily relieved from his duties as Spain’s foreign minister. Tearful as he may be about losing his job in Socialist… Continue reading

Sakharov Prize recipient shows ‘Cubans have a right to rights,’ says dissident

Sakharov Prize recipient shows ‘Cubans have a right to rights,’ says dissident

Havana, Cuba, Oct 25, 2010 / 10:04 pm (CNA).- The leader of the Christian Liberation Movement, Oswaldo Paya, has offered his congratulations to Guillermo Farinas, the recipient of… Continue reading

Europe should keep heat on Cuba

Posted on Tuesday, 10.26.10
Europe should keep heat on Cuba
OUR OPINION: Island dictatorship still holds prisoners of conscience

Europe’s ambivalence toward Cuba was on display again this week when foreign ministers from a few countries tried and failed to… Continue reading

Free Cuba

OCTOBER 25, 2010

Free Cuba
Europe shouldn’t normalize relations with the Castro regime until it transitions toward real democracy. By JUAN ADOLFO FERNáNDEZ SAíNZ

The Spanish government believes that by releasing a few political prisoners, Cuba has now made enough… Continue reading

Goal of liberty crosses lines of partisanship

Posted on Sunday, 10.24.10
Goal of liberty crosses lines of partisanship
By MYRIAM MARQUEZ
mmarquez@MiamiHerald.com

They’ve been called intransigent. Hard-line. Even dinosaurs. No matter. They proudly accept the characterization — a mucha honra, as we say in Cuban, with much… Continue reading

Analysts see award to Fariñas as fourth setback in a week to the Castro regime

Analysts see award to Fariñas as fourth setback in a week to the Castro regime

A prestigious human rights prize awarded to dissident Guillermo Fariñas on Thursday was the fourth admonition to the Cuban government this week that its reforms… Continue reading

Fariñas acusa al régimen de usar presos

Publicado el sábado, 10.23.10
Fariñas acusa al régimen de usar presos
By Agence France Presse
LA HABANA

El disidente cubano Guillermo Fariñas, ganador del Premio Sajarov 2010,
denunció el viernes que el gobierno de Raúl Castro usa a los presos… Continue reading

Church announces release of 5 more Cuba prisoners

Posted on Thursday, 10.21.10
Church announces release of 5 more Cuba prisoners
By PAUL HAVEN
Associated Press Writer

HAVANA — The Roman Catholic Church on Thursday announced the names of five more Cuban inmates who have accepted exile in Spain… Continue reading

Solidaridad mundial por premio a Fariñas

Publicado el viernes, 10.22.10
Solidaridad mundial por premio a Fariñas
By Redacción de El Nuevo Herald

La designación de Guillermo Fariñas como ganador del Premio Sajarov 2010
a la Libertad de Conciencia fue celebrada por activistas y dirigentes
políticos alrededor… Continue reading

Damas de Blanco se reúnen con Fariñas para celebrar el premio Sájarov

Diario Las Americas
Publicado el 10-22-2010

Damas de Blanco se reúnen con Fariñas para celebrar el premio Sájarov
SANTA CLARA, Cuba (EFE).

El disidente cubano Guillermo Fariñas celebró en su casa la obtención
del premio Sájarov del Parlamento Europeo junto… Continue reading

Cuban government urged to let Guillermo Fariñas collect Sakharov Prize in Strasbourg in December

Cuban government urged to let Guillermo Fariñas collect Sakharov Prize in Strasbourg in December Published on 21 October 2010
In the same country

The European Parliament today announced its decision to award this year’s Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought… Continue reading

Reacciona canciller francés ante Premio Sajarov a Fariñas

Reacciona canciller francés ante Premio Sajarov a Fariñas

(Radio Martí, 21/10/10) – El ministro francés de Relaciones Exteriores,
Bernard Kouchner, reaccionó con beneplácito al anuncio de la entrega del
Premio Sajarov Parlamento Europeo al disidente cubano Guillermo Fariñas.

El diplomático… Continue reading

Fariñas tacha de "despreciable" la actitud de Moratinos hacia Cuba y pide a Jiménez que haga "todo lo contrario"

Cuba

Fariñas tacha de "despreciable" la actitud de Moratinos hacia Cuba y
pide a Jiménez que haga "todo lo contrario"

El periodista opositor amenaza con una nueva huelga de hambre si el
Gobierno no le permite recoger el premio Sajarov… Continue reading