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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

Cuba dissident – Fake site duped me into ending hunger strike

Cuba dissident: Fake site duped me into ending hunger strike
Published September 14, 2016 Associated Press

HAVANA – Guillermo “Coco” Farinas became one of Cuba’s best-known
dissidents by starving himself — launching two dozen hunger strikes
demanding government concessions on… Continue reading

Cuba dissident – Fake site duped me into ending hunger strike

Cuba dissident: Fake site duped me into ending hunger strike Published September 14, 2016 Associated Press HAVANA – Guillermo “Coco” Farinas became one of Cuba’s best-known dissidents by starving himself — launching two dozen hunger strikes demanding government concessions on human rights. He started his 25th strike in late July with the demand that President […] Continue reading

Biden – U.S. can talk human rights in Cuba ‘without pushback’

Biden: U.S. can talk human rights in Cuba ‘without pushback’
By SUSAN CRABTREE (@SUSANCRABTREE) • 9/7/16 7:14 PM

Vice President Joe Biden touted the Obama administration’s ability to
talk to Cuba and other Latin-American countries about human rights
“without pushback,”… Continue reading

Cuban dissidents meet Obama to air grievances about Castro — and about new U.S. policy

Cuban dissidents meet Obama to air grievances about Castro — and about new U.S. policy The president sat down privately with 13 political activists All appreciated the recognition But some wanted more from him BY PATRICIA MAZZEI AND NORA GAMEZ TORRES pmazzei@miamiherald.com HAVANA President Barack Obama granted outspoken political dissidents of the Cuban government the […] 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

In Cuba and U.S., Expectations Are Mixed on Obama’s Historic Trip

In Cuba and U.S., Expectations Are Mixed on Obama’s Historic Trip
by SANDRA LILLEY , JOHN BRECHER and CARMEN SESIN

The 90 miles separating the island of Cuba from the United States seem
just a little closer as Havana prepares… Continue reading

In Cuba and U.S., Expectations Are Mixed on Obama’s Historic Trip

In Cuba and U.S., Expectations Are Mixed on Obama’s Historic Trip by SANDRA LILLEY , JOHN BRECHER and CARMEN SESIN The 90 miles separating the island of Cuba from the United States seem just a little closer as Havana prepares to host an American president for the first time in almost ninety years. “No American […] Continue reading

Castro, speech, dissidents, baseball and business to highlight Obama’s Cuba trip

Castro, speech, dissidents, baseball and business to highlight Obama’s Cuba trip MARCH 16, 2016 9:28 PM President Obama will visit Cuba Sunday through Tuesday He will meet with Raúl Castro and also dissidents His speech will be addressed to Cubans on the island and Cuban-Americans AND NORA GAMEZ TORRES mwhitefield@miamiherald.com Some 1,000 people are expected […] Continue reading

Cuban Dissidents Meet In Puerto Rico To Seek A Common Position Against The Regime

Cuban Dissidents Meet In Puerto Rico To Seek A Common Position Against The Regime / 14ymedio, EFE Posted on August 15, 2015 EFE/14ymedio, San Juan, 14 August 2015 — Leaders of the Cuban dissidence arrived on the island and everyone met this Friday in Puerto Rico to work towards a common position with regards to […] Continue reading

Cuban dissidents will head to Summit of the Americas

Cuban dissidents will head to Summit of the Americas
BY NORA GÁMEZ TORRES NGAMEZTORRES@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM
03/26/2015 4:10 PM 03/26/2015 6:05 PM

HAVANA
Cuban opposition leaders and activists Manuel Cuesta Morúa, Guillermo
Fariñas, and Berta Soler will take part in civil-society events… Continue reading

Cuban dissidents blast Obama’s betrayal

Cuban dissidents blast Obama’s betrayal
By Marc A. Thiessen December 29 at 9:21 AM

President Obama is basking in global adulation for his decision to
normalize relations with Cuba. But one group is not impressed with
Obama’s rapprochement with the… Continue reading

Cuban dissidents shaken by U.S. rapprochement, seek new tactics

Cuban dissidents shaken by U.S. rapprochement, seek new tactics
BY DANIEL TROTTA
HAVANA Tue Dec 23, 2014 12:21pm EST

(Reuters) – President Barack Obama’s decision to end five decades of
enmity with Cuba has shaken the island’s political dissidents, dividing… Continue reading

Cuban Dissidents on the U.S. Embargo

Cuban Dissidents on the U.S. Embargo
[18-11-2014 00:06:45]
Jennifer Hernandez

(www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- Berta Soler- Leader of the Ladies in
White (1): “The position of the Ladies in White is that it should be
strengthened. No oxygen to the Cuban government, no… Continue reading