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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

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

Without dialogue and reconciliation, Cuba will go from bad to worse

Without dialogue and reconciliation, Cuba will go from bad to worse / 14ymedio, Pedro Campos Posted on April 15, 2015 Does the fact that Raul Castro has met and shaken hands with Obama and that both of their governments have engaged in a year and a half of secret conversations commit the general-president to the […] 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

UNPACU Denounces A Plan For “Liquidating the Most Active Opposition”

UNPACU Denounces A Plan For “Liquidating the Most Active Opposition” /
14ymedio
Posted on November 29, 2014

14YMEDIO, November 28, 2014 — UNPACU issued a statement Thursday night
in which it accuses President Raul Castro of having ordered the
“liquidation”… Continue reading

JOSÉ DANIEL FERRER ATTACKED BY THE STATE SECURITY

PRESS RELEASE

Raul Castro would have given personally the order to eliminate
opponents, and two days after the attacks against Guillermo Fariñas and
the ladies in white…

JOSÉ DANIEL FERRER ATTACKED BY THE STATE SECURITY

According to sources from the… Continue reading

New Alliance Between Dissident Groups

New Alliance Between Dissident Groups / 14ymedio
Posted on August 13, 2014

14YMEDIO, Havana, 12 August 2014 — The Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU)
and the Pinero Autonomous Party (PAP) formalized an alliance Monday in
Santiago de Cuba.

Speaking to… Continue reading

Nearly 30 Cuban dissidents were detained over the weekend

Posted on Monday, 11.04.13

Nearly 30 Cuban dissidents were detained over the weekend
BY JUAN O. TAMAYO
JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM

Cuban security officials detained nearly 30 members of the dissident
Ladies in White while a government-backed mob twice pummeled and kicked
a… 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

Ladies in White resign over alleged State Security infiltrator

Posted on Saturday, 07.06.13

Ladies in White resign over alleged State Security infiltrator
BY JUAN O. TAMAYO
JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM

At least 18 members have quit Cuba’s dissident Ladies in White in the
eastern province of Santiago de Cuba. Top opposition leader… Continue reading

Ladies in White say they want both material and moral support

Posted on Monday, 05.20.13

Ladies in White say they want both material and moral support
By Juan Carlos Chavez and Juan O. Tamayo
jtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com

Leaders of Cuba’s dissident Ladies in White group rejected Havana’s
claims they are mercenaries and said… Continue reading

Non-Violence in Cuba: A Particular Case? (Pt. II) / Luis Felipe Rojas

Non-Violence in Cuba: A Particular Case? (Pt. II) / Luis Felipe RojasLuis Felipe Rojas, Translator: Raul G. The previous article of this series started a debate in which, ironically, I was not able to participate in. The reasons of the government – t... Continue reading

37 arrested in Cuba crackdown

Posted on Saturday, 06.05.10
37 arrested in Cuba crackdown
Two major Cuban dissident groups have been raided in Havana in the past two days and 37 members were arrested, group leaders said. BY JUAN CARLOS CHAVEZ
jcchavez@ElNuevoHerald.com

The Cuban government… Continue reading

Cuban Bishops Meet With President Castro

Cuban Bishops Meet With President Castro

HAVANA, Cuba, MAY 25, 2010 (Zenit.org).- In a historic meeting, representatives of the Catholic Church in Cuba spoke with President Raul Castro about the release of political prisoners, among other items.

The archbishop of… Continue reading