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El 2016, un año inolvidable para Cuba – Obama visita la isla y muere el dictador

El 2016, un año inolvidable para Cuba: Obama visita la isla y muere el dictador NORA GÁMEZ TORRES ngameztorres@elnuevoherald.com La muerte de Fidel Castro, marcó el final de un año verdaderamente histórico para Cuba. Tras años de falsos rumores, el ex gobernante cubano falleció el viernes 25 de noviembre, justo a las 10:29 de la […] Continue reading

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

Guillermo Fariñas – ‘I am hopeful as I bid Europe farewell’

Guillermo Fariñas: ‘I am hopeful as I bid Europe farewell’ DDC | Madrid | 24 de Octubre de 2016 – 11:20 CEST. Guillermo Fariñas, a winner of the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, has just completed a tour visiting various European institutions, accompanied by a delegation that included members of the Cuban Human Rights […] Continue reading

Biden – U.S. can talk human rights in Cuba ‘without pushback’

Biden: U.S. can talk human rights in Cuba ‘without pushback’
By SUSAN CRABTREE (@SUSANCRABTREE) • 9/7/16 7:14 PM

Vice President Joe Biden touted the Obama administration’s ability to
talk to Cuba and other Latin-American countries about human rights
“without pushback,”… 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… 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

Foreign Minister’s Criticism Of Obama’s Cuba Visit Betrays Nervousness

Foreign Minister’s Criticism Of Obama’s Cuba Visit Betrays Nervousness / 14ymedio 14ymedio, Havana, 19 April 2016 — Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez harshly criticized Barack Obama’s trip to Havana this Monday. It was “a visit in which there was an all out attack on our conception, our history, our culture and our symbols,” the minister […] Continue reading

Not even the Chinese model can save Castroism

Not even the Chinese model can save Castroism FABIO RAFAEL FIALLO | Ginebra | 19 Abr 2016 – 7:02 pm. Clinging to the most retrograde Soviet tradition, the Communist Party of Cuba decided to hold its VII Congress without even having allowed any debate on the documents distributed for approval at the event. This secrecy […] Continue reading

“Otro18” Elections Project Presented in Madrid

“Otro18” Elections Project Presented in Madrid / 14ymedio
Posted on April 2, 2016

14ymedio, Madrid, 31 Mach 2016 – Like “a small crack in the Cuban
political system” from which an opening coming. Thus did the attorney
and activist Rolando… Continue reading

After the Castro brothers – How much power will Cuba’s crown prince really wield?

After the Castro brothers: How much power will Cuba’s crown prince
really wield?

Miguel Díaz-Canel, Raúl Castro’s apparent successor, has trod a careful
path to the top
But without the support of the military and the Communist Party, being
president… Continue reading

After the Castro brothers – How much power will Cuba’s crown prince really wield?

After the Castro brothers: How much power will Cuba’s crown prince really wield? Miguel Díaz-Canel, Raúl Castro’s apparent successor, has trod a careful path to the top But without the support of the military and the Communist Party, being president of Cuba might not mean much And what about the youngest generation of Castros? BY […] Continue reading

Cuban Activists Celebrate The Victory Of The Venezuelan Opposition

Cuban Activists Celebrate The Victory Of The Venezuelan Opposition / 14ymedio Posted on December 7, 2015 Venezula’s Democratic Unity Roundtable opposition alliance won an absolute majority, according to official data (Fotograma) 14ymedio, Havana, 7 December 2015 – Satisfaction in the triumph of the opposition, words of encouragement to the great loser of the contest, Venezuelan […] Continue reading

Cuban dissident, hunger strike survivor, to receive Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom

Cuban dissident, hunger strike survivor, to receive Truman-Reagan Medal
of Freedom
By Elizabeth LlorentePublished June 10, 2015Fox News Latino

A Cuban dissident who has won numerous awards for his longtime efforts –
including 23 hunger strikes, some of them near-fatal… Continue reading

The Regime Wants the US to Buy Cuba with the Dictatorship Included

“The Regime Wants the US to Buy Cuba with the Dictatorship Included” /
Cubanet, José Luis León Pérez
Posted on April 10, 2015

“If the Cuban government aspires to be included among the democracies it
must accept and respect the… 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