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Trump’s announcement on Cuba could clash with Central American summit

Trump’s announcement on Cuba could clash with Central American summit BY MIMI WHITEFIELD mwhitefield@miamiherald.com If President Donald Trump outlines his new Cuba policy in Miami on Friday, it could upstage a Central American conference that is bringing regional presidents and Mexican and U.S. Cabinet members to town this week. Sources have told the Miami Herald […] Continue reading

Dissidents Call Meeting With Obama Positive And Give Him A List Of Political Prisoners

Dissidents Call Meeting With Obama Positive And Give Him A List Of Political Prisoners / EFE, 14ymedio Posted on March 23, 2016 EFE (14ymedio), Havana, 22 March 2016 – Several dissidents who met with President Barack Obama in Havana this Tuesday, assessed the meeting as “positive” and “frank,” and one of them delivered a list […] 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

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

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 – Some in the Trenches, Others Applauding

Cuban Dissidents: Some in the Trenches, Others Applauding / Ivan Garcia
Posted on February 3, 2015

Iván García, 27 January 2015 — The shifting political landscape of the
Middle East is probably more complicated. No doubt it is. But given… 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

Cuban dissidents say attacks are evidence of anxiety about the opposition

Posted on Friday, 11.30.12 Cuban dissidents say attacks are evidence of anxiety about the opposition Cuban human rights activist Elizardo Sánchez says he has been harassed by Cuba's secret police for the first time in decades By Juan O. Tam... Continue reading

Cuban dissidents are talking about unity,

Posted on Sunday, 04.17.11

Cuban dissidents are talking about unity

But internal bickering and rivalries need to be resolved before they can
form a broad opposition front.
By Juan O. Tamayo
jtamayo@elnuevoherald.com

Believing that the time is ripe for a… Continue reading

EUROPE SHOULDN’T NORMALIZE RELATIONS WITH THE CASTRO REGIMEN UNTIL IT TRANSITIONS TOWARDS REAL DEMOCRACY

EUROPE SHOULDN’T NORMALIZE RELATIONS WITH THE CASTRO REGIMEN UNTIL IT TRANSITIONS TOWARDS REAL DEMOCRACY 28-10-2010.
Juan Adolfo Fernández Saínz

Journalist and translator who, in the spring of 2003 was sentenced to 15 years in prison for exercising freedom of expression.… Continue reading

Free Cuba

OCTOBER 25, 2010

Free Cuba
Europe shouldn’t normalize relations with the Castro regime until it transitions toward real democracy. By JUAN ADOLFO FERNáNDEZ SAíNZ

The Spanish government believes that by releasing a few political prisoners, Cuba has now made enough… Continue reading

Analysts see award to Fariñas as fourth setback in a week to the Castro regime

Analysts see award to Fariñas as fourth setback in a week to the Castro regime

A prestigious human rights prize awarded to dissident Guillermo Fariñas on Thursday was the fourth admonition to the Cuban government this week that its reforms… Continue reading

End dictatorship in Cuba: Sakharov

End dictatorship in Cuba: Sakharov
October 21, 2010 – 10:44PM
AFP

“It’s time” for freedom and democracy in Cuba, dissident Guillermo Farinas said Thursday, dedicating his Sakharov human rights prize to those fighting for the “end of the dictatorship”.

“The… Continue reading

Cuba dissident Farinas awarded Sakharov Prize by EU

Cuba dissident Farinas awarded Sakharov Prize by EU
21 October 2010 Last updated at 11:12 GMT

GUILLERMO FARINAS
* One of best-known Cuban dissidents; staged more than 20 hunger strikes * Ended four-month hunger strike in July
* Supporter of… Continue reading

Cuban dissident Farinas wins Sakharov rights prize

Cuban dissident Farinas wins Sakharov rights prize
By Arnaud Bouvier (AFP)

STRASBOURG — The European parliament awarded Thursday its prestigious Sakharov human rights prize to Cuban dissident Guillermo Farinas, as Europe debates whether to normalise ties with the Communist regime.… Continue reading