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Prison, death, exile – Outcomes of peaceful opposition to a communist Cuba

Prison, death, exile: Outcomes of peaceful opposition to a communist Cuba BY JUAN O. TAMAYO AND NORA GAMEZ TORRES ngameztorres@elnuevoherald.com There are 44 years of dissidence between Cuban human rights activist Elizardo Sánchez and street protester Sara Martha Fonseca, four and a half decades of peaceful opposition to a communist system that jails people for […] Continue reading

Ivan Hernandez And Felix Navarro Prevented From Leaving Cuba “A Second Time”

Ivan Hernandez And Felix Navarro Prevented From Leaving Cuba “A Second
Time” / 14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar

14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar, Havana, 11 August 2016 – Cuba’s immigration
authorities prevented activists Ivan Hernandez and Felix Navarro from
traveling outside Cuba this Thursday.… Continue reading

Guillermo Fariñas’ Organization Withdraws from MUAD

Guillermo Fariñas’ Organization Withdraws from MUAD / 14ymedio

14ymedio, Havana, 1 July 2016 — In the same week, the Democratic Action
Roundtable (MUAD) has lost two of its most representative
organizations. On Tuesday, the Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU) withdrew… Continue reading

Despite Obama visit, global spotlight, Havana cracks down on dissidents

Despite Obama visit, global spotlight, Havana cracks down on dissidents Dozens of protestors were detained in Cuba Critics accuse Obama of ignoring the island’s human-rights record Short-term arrests and detentions are common tactics BY MIMI WHITEFIELD mwhitefield@miamiherald.com As they have for 46 straight Sundays, the dissident Damas de Blanco (Ladies in White) marched quietly along […] Continue reading

Turbulent voyage – the Cuban baseball pipeline

Turbulent voyage: the Cuban baseball pipeline
BY LINDA ROBERTSON LROBERTSON@MIAMIHERALD.COM
12/27/2014 7:57 PM 12/27/2014 10:10 PM

The clandestine journey from decaying ballparks to major league stadiums
can be treacherous, degrading and expensive for Cuban baseball players
who risk their lives… Continue reading

Cuba prepares for Venezuela disruptions

Posted on Sunday, 03.16.14

Cuba prepares for Venezuela disruptions
BY JUAN O. TAMAYO
JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM

As political violence in Venezuela rolls on, Cubans say they are hearing
reports that Havana is making energy or military preparations for a
possible disruption of… Continue reading

Obama Invites Cuban Dissidents to Washington

Obama Invites Cuban Dissidents to Washington
November 20, 2013
Fernando Ravsberg*

Dr. Oscar Elias Biscet accompanies his wife to the airport in Havana
from where she flew directly to Miami . Photo: Raquel Perez
HAVANA TIMES — Cuban dissident Oscar… Continue reading

Cuban ex-hunger striker Farinas home from hospital

Posted on Thursday, 07.29.10
Cuban ex-hunger striker Farinas home from hospital
By ANNE-MARIE GARCIA
Associated Press Writer

HAVANA — Cuban opposition activist Guillermo Farinas returned home from the hospital Thursday three weeks after ending a 134-day hunger strike that left… Continue reading

Safe in Spain, Cuban dissidents vow to continue struggle

Posted on Wednesday, 07.14.10
Safe in Spain, Cuban dissidents vow to continue struggle
BY JUAN O. TAMAYO
jtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com

Cuba’s best-known political prisoner and nine others will refuse to leave for Spain if freed, relatives said, while the seven former prisoners… 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