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Prison, death, exile – Outcomes of peaceful opposition to a communist Cuba

Prison, death, exile: Outcomes of peaceful opposition to a communist Cuba BY JUAN O. TAMAYO AND NORA GAMEZ TORRES ngameztorres@elnuevoherald.com There are 44 years of dissidence between Cuban human rights activist Elizardo Sánchez and street protester Sara Martha Fonseca, four and a half decades of peaceful opposition to a communist system that jails people for […] Continue reading

Cuban dissidents heckled at Americas Summit

Cuban dissidents heckled at Americas Summit
BY JOSHUA GOODMAN AND ANDREA RODRIGUEZ ASSOCIATED PRESS
04/08/2015 9:00 PM 04/08/2015 9:59 PM

PANAMA CITY
About 100 supporters of Cuba’s government aggressively heckled
dissidents from the communist-run island attending a civil society forum… Continue reading

The Political Legacy of Oswaldo Paya

The Political Legacy of Oswaldo Paya / 14ymedio
Posted on July 22, 2014

14YMEDIO, 22 July 2014 – On 22 July 2014, the opposition leader Oswaldo
Payá and the activist Harld Cepero died. Payá led the Christian
Liberation Movement and… 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

Arrests show Cuba not yet ready for reform

Arrests show Cuba not yet ready for reform by Staff Writers Havana (UPI) Jul 25, 2012 Cuba's wide-scale crackdown on dissent that led to arrests at a funeral shows the Central American country isn't ready for credible political reform despite its amb... Continue reading

US, Amnesty critical of Cuban dissident detentions

Posted on Wednesday, 07.25.12 US, Amnesty critical of Cuban dissident detentions By PETER ORSI Associated Press HAVANA -- Cuba was criticized by the U.S. government and Amnesty International on Wednesday over the brief detention of dozens of dissiden... 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

In Times of Trouble, the Opportunists Win / Luis Felipe Rojas

In Times of Trouble, the Opportunists Win / Luis Felipe Rojas
Luis Felipe Rojas, Translator: Raul G.

Rolando Rodriguez Lobaina is my friend, and because he refused to leave
Cuba a few months ago he has been condemned to suffer… 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

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

Plotting the way forward

Posted on Thursday, 05.06.10
Plotting the way forward
BY MARIFELI PEREZ-STABLE
MarifeliPerezStable.com

Last Sunday the Damas de Blanco — dressed in white with coral gladioli in their hands — resumed their customary walk after Mass at the Church of Santa… Continue reading

Cubans united on need for change, says Roman Catholic cardinal Jaime Ortega

April 21, 2010

Cubans united on need for change, says Roman Catholic cardinal Jaime Ortega James Bone in New York

Cuba’s foremost Roman Catholic said that Cubans are growing impatient for change to address the island’s worst crisis in more… Continue reading

Ladies powerful in their silence

Salinas:
‘Ladies’ powerful in their silence
Tuesday, April 6, 2010
Herald News

White: the purest of colors. Ladies dressed in white, marching through the streets of Havana, Cuba, in silence: the purest of protests. Yet a group of Cuban women… Continue reading