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Artists Supply is Short of Materials for Camaguey Salon

Artists Supply is Short of Materials for Camaguey Salon / 14ymedio, Sol Garcia Basulto 14ymedio, Sol Garcia Basulto, Camaguey, 17 February 2017 – With a predominance of mixed techniques and recycled materials, Camaguey artists hide the shortage of raw materials in the City Salon show. The art show opened on 2 February and will run […] Continue reading

Chronology – Ten Years Without Fidel Castro

Chronology: Ten Years Without Fidel Castro / 14ymedio

14ymedio, Havana, 31 July 2016 – Since the proclamation in which Fidel
Castro temporarily delegated power on 31 July 2006, the former president
has met with two popes, has received visits several… Continue reading

After the Castro brothers – How much power will Cuba’s crown prince really wield?

After the Castro brothers: How much power will Cuba’s crown prince really wield? Miguel Díaz-Canel, Raúl Castro’s apparent successor, has trod a careful path to the top But without the support of the military and the Communist Party, being president of Cuba might not mean much And what about the youngest generation of Castros? BY […] Continue reading

After the Castro brothers – How much power will Cuba’s crown prince really wield?

After the Castro brothers: How much power will Cuba’s crown prince
really wield?

Miguel Díaz-Canel, Raúl Castro’s apparent successor, has trod a careful
path to the top
But without the support of the military and the Communist Party, being
president… Continue reading

Being in prison should not deprive one of his human rights

‘Being in prison should not deprive one of his human rights’
BORIS GONZÁLEZ ARENAS | La Habana | 10 Dic 2015 – 3:09 pm.

Rolando Ferrer Espinosa is the coordinator of the Frente Antitotalitario
Unido (FANTU), the organization of which… 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

Activists gather around four points of consensus

Activists gather around four points of consensus / 14ymedio
Posted on October 9, 2014

14YMEDIO, Havana, September 25, 2014 – An important meeting of Cuban
civil society took place this Thursday in Havana, involving 16 activists
from across the country,… Continue reading

Cuban official says record numbers of Cubans have traveled abroad this year

Posted on Friday, 12.20.13

Cuban official says record numbers of Cubans have traveled abroad this year
BY JUAN O. TAMAYO
JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM

Cubans made at least 257,000 trips abroad in the first 10½ months after
the government eased travel restrictions —… Continue reading

Shifting tactics, dissidents help average Cubans

Posted on Wednesday, 10.02.13

Shifting tactics, dissidents help average Cubans
BY JUAN O. TAMAYO
JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM

When about 200 owners of horse-drawn carts in the Cuban city of Santa
Clara gathered recently outside a government office to protest their
stiff taxes,… Continue reading

You Can Check Out Anytime You Like

You Can Check Out Anytime You Like... Why the Cuban government's new law relaxing travel restrictions isn't what it's reported to be. BY YOANI SÁNCHEZ | NOVEMBER 13, 2012 HAVANA — "Will the last to leave turn off El Morro,&quo... Continue reading

Ex-boss of Cuban prisons living in South Florida accused of ordering attack on dissident’s daughter

Posted on Thursday, 11.01.12Ex-boss of Cuban prisons living in South Florida accused of ordering attack on dissident's daughterBy Juan Carlos Chavez and Juan Tamayojcchavez@ElNuevoHerald.comCrescencio Marino Rivero, a feared former officer in charge of... Continue reading

Amnesty blasts Cuba’s rights record

Amnesty blasts Cuba’s rights record

A report from human rights group Amnesty International has accused Cuba of instituting “a climate of fear that stifles and criminalises dissent” against the island’s communist government.

According to the report, which was released on… Continue reading

Amnesty: Cuba courts complicit in stifling dissent

Posted on Wednesday, 06.30.10

Amnesty: Cuba courts complicit in stifling dissent
By WILL WEISSERT
Associated Press Writer

HAVANA — Cuba uses repressive laws, a well-oiled state security apparatus and complicit courts to stifle political dissent as it harasses, spies on… Continue reading

74 of Cuba’s Leading Dissidents Urge Congress to End Travel Ban and Increase Food Sales to Cuba

74 of Cuba’s Leading Dissidents Urge Congress to End Travel Ban and Increase Food Sales to Cuba

WASHINGTON, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Sarah Stephens of the Center for Democracy in the Americas released the following statement regarding a letter urging… Continue reading

Cuba—A Way Forward

Cuba—A Way Forward
by Nik Steinberg, Daniel Wilkinson

In a 1980 interview, Gabriel García Márquez told The New York Times that he had spent three years writing a book about life in Cuba under Fidel Castro. But, he said, “now… Continue reading