FORO ANTITOTALITARIO
Languages

food

2016 was a truly historic year for Cuba

2016 was a truly historic year for Cuba BY NORA GÁMEZ TORRES ngameztorres@elnuevoherald.com The death of Fidel Castro marked the end of a truly historic year for Cuba. After years of false rumors that he had died, the former Cuban ruler finally passed away at 10:29 p.m. Nov. 25, according to a statement read by […] Continue reading

The EU lies and bites its tongue

The EU lies and bites its tongue ROBERTO ÁLVAREZ QUIÑONES | Los Ángeles | 17 de Diciembre de 2016 – 22:23 CET. The Council of the Union European (EU) is lying when it says that the agreement signed with the dictatorship of Raúl Castro in Brussels on 12 December, which put an end to the […] Continue reading

Do Hunger Strikes Work as a Strategy to Pressure the Cuban Government?

Do Hunger Strikes Work as a Strategy to Pressure the Cuban Government? / 14ymedio Guillermo Fariñas, UNPACU Activist: “With this [hunger strike] I am giving the Castro regime leaders to decide if they want to assassinate me publicly.” Eliécer Ávila, President of Somos+ (We Are More): “I don’t see how the death of leaders who […] Continue reading

What Everyone Should Avoid

What Everyone Should Avoid / 14ymedio, Jose Daniel Ferrer

14ymedio, Jose Daniel Ferrer, Miami, 6 August 2016 — We live in complex
times. The world is full of problems, some more serious than others. We
live in the twenty-first century… 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

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

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

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

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

Dissidents Find ‘Cuba Outside Cuba’ In Miami

Dissidents Find ‘Cuba Outside Cuba’ In Miami
By CHRISTINE ARMARIO 05/23/13 03:49 PM ET EDT AP

MIAMI — When Cuban hunger striker Guillermo Farinas arrived in Miami,
he said he was prepared to face rejection from radical members of the… Continue reading

Citizen Demand for Another Cuba – 536 Signatures and Counting

Citizen Demand for Another Cuba – 536 Signatures and Counting Translating Cuba Citizen Demand for Another Cuba As Cubans, legitimate children of this land and an essential part of our nation, we feel a deep sorrow at the prolonged crisis that we ... Continue reading

For Another Cuba – Citizen Demand for Another Cuba

For Another Cuba – Citizen Demand for Another Cuba Translating Cuba Citizen Demand for Another Cuba As Cubans, legitimate children of this land and an essential part of our nation, we feel a deep sorrow at the prolonged crisis that we are experi... Continue reading

EU human rights laureate calls for change in Cuba

Posted on Wednesday, 12.15.10
EU human rights laureate calls for change in Cuba
By RAF CASERT
Associated Press

BRUSSELS — A Cuban dissident used a video address at Wednesday’s award of the EU’s main human rights prize to call for… 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