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The case of Omara Isabel Ruiz Urquiola

The case of Omara Isabel Ruiz Urquiola BORIS GONZÁLEZ ARENAS | La Habana | 10 de Marzo de 2017 – 09:21 CET. This interview is important in many ways. But, if I had to choose one, it would be how it illustrates the existence of Cuba’s civil society. Castroism has endured by enfeebling the individual, […] Continue reading

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

Cuban dissident briefly hospitalized, hunger strike in third week

Cuban dissident briefly hospitalized, hunger strike in third week
Posted 06 Aug 2016 07:00

HAVANA: Veteran Cuban dissident Guillermo Farinas was briefly
hospitalized in Santa Clara on Friday after losing consciousness in his
home on the 16th day of a… Continue reading

Cuban dissident becomes weak from hunger strike; church may step in

Cuban dissident becomes weak from hunger strike; church may step in BY NORA GÁMEZ TORRES ngameztorres@elnuevoherald.com Internationally-known Cuban dissident Guillermo Fariñas is growing gravely weak from a two-week-old hunger strike to protest human rights abuses while the Catholic Church has emerged as a possible mediator between the opposition leader and the government of Raúl Castro. […] Continue reading

Hunger strikes against State terrorism

Hunger strikes against State terrorism JOSÉ HUGO FERNÁNDEZ | Miami | 2 de Agosto de 2016 – 22:36 CEST. It is disturbing that 20 Cubans on hunger strikes do not even constitute an event capable of affecting the course of daily life on the island. And it is outrageous that it does not produce headlines […] Continue reading

U.S. worried about hunger-striking Cuban dissidents – State Department

U.S. worried about hunger-striking Cuban dissidents: State Department
July 29, 2016

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is concerned about the physical
well-being of hunger-striking activists in Cuba and is closely watching
their situation, the U.S. State Department said on… Continue reading

Castro mediates Colombian peace deal — but won’t talk to Cuban dissidents

Castro mediates Colombian peace deal — but won’t talk to Cuban dissidents Cuban President Gen. Raúl Castro has been applauded by world leaders for his mediation in Colombia’s peace talks But Castro refuses to talk with his own country’s peaceful opposition It’s time to demand that Cuba’s dictatorship abide by the international treaties it has […] Continue reading

Not even the Chinese model can save Castroism

Not even the Chinese model can save Castroism FABIO RAFAEL FIALLO | Ginebra | 19 Abr 2016 – 7:02 pm. Clinging to the most retrograde Soviet tradition, the Communist Party of Cuba decided to hold its VII Congress without even having allowed any debate on the documents distributed for approval at the event. This secrecy […] Continue reading

“I Am Optimistic About Obama’s Policy Towards Cuba” – Ben Rhodes

Ben Rhodes: “I Am Optimistic About Obama’s Policy Towards Cuba” / Iván
García
Posted on March 26, 2016

Ivan Garcia, Havana, 24 March 2016 — On any given day, getting to the
residence of the press attaché for the United… Continue reading

A Year After Rapprochement, Cubans Still Waiting for Change

A Year After Rapprochement, Cubans Still Waiting for Change Alberto Pimienta Last updated on: December 17, 2015 11:30 AM WASHINGTON— A year ago, after months of secret negotiations, the leaders of Cuba and the U.S. announced in almost simultaneous speeches the two nations were restoring diplomatic ties after 54 years. Around noon on national television, […] Continue reading

Friends of ‘El Sexto’ Ask the Pope to Intercede for His Release

Friends of ‘El Sexto’ Ask the Pope to Intercede for His Release /
14ymedio, Luz Escobar
Posted on September 14, 2015

14ymedio, Luz Escobar, Mexico, 13 September 2015 — Fifty friends of
Danilo Maldonado, El Sexto (the Sixth), signed a… Continue reading

“If You Keep Bothering Me, I’ll Have Them Call the Police,” Says Cardinal Jaime Ortega

“If You Keep Bothering Me, I’ll Have Them Call the Police,” Says Cardinal Jaime Ortega / Ivan Garcia Posted on July 6, 2015 Ivan Garcia, 4 July 2015 — Diplomacy does not seem to be Cardinal Jaime Ortega’s strongpoint. The archbishop of Havana behaved badly to a group of anti-Castro activists who were distributing a […] Continue reading

Dissident leaders carry a united message to the Americas Summit in Panama

Dissident leaders carry a united message to the Americas Summit in
Panama / 14ymedio, EFE
Posted on April 4, 2015

14ymedio/EFE, Havana, 3 April 2015 –Several leaders of the Cuban
opposition and independent civil society made public Friday a document… 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