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Opinion – U.S. must stand with the opponents of Castros’ tyranny

Opinion: U.S. must stand with the opponents of Castros’ tyranny
BY TED CRUZ

I had the honor recently to meet with Cuban dissident Oscar Biscet, who
was visiting the United States to receive the Presidential Medal of
Freedom that President… Continue reading

Opinion – U.S. must stand with the opponents of Castros’ tyranny

Opinion: U.S. must stand with the opponents of Castros’ tyranny BY TED CRUZ I had the honor recently to meet with Cuban dissident Oscar Biscet, who was visiting the United States to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom that President George W. Bush had awarded him in 2007. Then serving a 25-year prison sentence for […] Continue reading

On Cuban Political Prisoners

On Cuban Political Prisoners / 14ymedio, Martha Beatriz Roque Posted on July 14, 2015 14ymedio, Martha Beatriz Roque, Havana, 11 July 2015 — What classifies as a political prisoner is a cause for disagreement among the Cuban opposition. There are varying opinions about who has been jailed for political reasons or not, despite the criteria […] Continue reading

State Department negotiator meets with Cuban cardinal, dissidents

State Department negotiator meets with Cuban cardinal, dissidents
BY MIMI WHITEFIELD MWHITEFIELD@MIAMIHERALD.COM
01/23/2015 7:00 AM 01/23/2015 9:57 PM

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta
Jacobson hosted a group of seven dissidents for breakfast Friday as part… 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

Cuba Studies ‘Putinismo’ for Survival Tips

Cuba Studies ‘Putinismo’ for Survival Tips
If Havana uses a Russian recipe for clinging to power, investors beware.
By MARY ANASTASIA O’GRADY –

Vladimir Putin’s op-ed in the New York Times wasn’t a big hit with
Americans. But the Russian… Continue reading

Cuba: Outrage, disbelief over latest dissident arrests

Cuba: Outrage, disbelief over latest dissident arrests Detained blogger Yoani Sanchez's husband fumes to GlobalPost: Cuban government has 'no logic whatsoever ... I want to understand what they're thinking.' Girish GuptaNovember 9, 2... Continue reading

Award-winning Cuban dissident detained

Award-winning Cuban dissident detained Agence France-Presse 10:12 am | Saturday, August 25th, 2012 HAVANA – Leading Cuban dissident Guillermo Farinas was arrested by police after an argument with agents guarding his home, his mother and activists ... Continue reading

What happened to Cuba’s Oswaldo Payá?

What happened to Cuba's Oswaldo Payá? July 27, 2012 By: Achy Obejas Did Oswaldo Payá die in a straightforward auto accident, or was he killed by Cuban government forces? According to official reports, Payá and another Cuban died when the driver of... Continue reading

Expand the modern tools of liberation

Posted on Saturday, 07.31.10
Expand the modern tools of liberation
BY CARLOS SALADRIGAS
www.cubastudygroup.org

Information has always been a liberating force, and throughout history, authoritarian regimes have always attempted to control it — Cuba is no exception.

Still, Cuba’s recent… Continue reading

Are the brothers Castro at it again?

Are the brothers Castro at it again?

Raul Castro’s insistence that the 52 political prisoners leave Cuba means he wants to get rid of the independent journalists and the Ladies in White

Alvaro Vargas Llosa

You have to hand it… Continue reading

The U.S. shouldn’t reward Castro regime with bad policy

The U.S. shouldn’t reward Castro regime with bad policy
Posted By José R. Cárdenas Tuesday, July 13, 2010 – 12:30 PM Share

The announcement that the Castro regime is prepared to release 52 prisoners of conscience has provoked a flurry… 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

US senator phones Cuban hunger striker

US senator phones Cuban hunger striker
Published on Thursday, April 8, 2010

WASHINGTON, USA (AFP) — US Senator Robert Menendez spoke by telephone with Guillermo Farinas, a cyber journalist on a hunger strike in Cuba, the US politician said on… Continue reading