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Fariñas Begins Hunger And Thirst Strike To Demand Dialogue With The Government /

Fariñas Begins Hunger And Thirst Strike To Demand Dialogue With The
Government / 14ymedio

14ymedio, Havana, 20 July 2016 — Guillermo Fariñas, winner of the
European Parliament’s Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought in 2010, has
declared a hunger and… 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

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

Being in prison should not deprive one of his human rights

‘Being in prison should not deprive one of his human rights’
BORIS GONZÁLEZ ARENAS | La Habana | 10 Dic 2015 – 3:09 pm.

Rolando Ferrer Espinosa is the coordinator of the Frente Antitotalitario
Unido (FANTU), the organization of which… Continue reading

Cuba prepares for Venezuela disruptions

Posted on Sunday, 03.16.14

Cuba prepares for Venezuela disruptions
BY JUAN O. TAMAYO
JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM

As political violence in Venezuela rolls on, Cubans say they are hearing
reports that Havana is making energy or military preparations for a
possible disruption of… 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

Cuba’s ex-prisons chief — accused of human-rights abuses — is back in the U.S.

Posted on Thursday, 07.11.13

Cuba’s ex-prisons chief — accused of human-rights abuses — is back in
the U.S.
BY DAVID NORIEGA AND JUAN O. TAMAYO
JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM

A former Cuban prisons chief who was living in Miami and returned
hastily to… Continue reading

Ex-boss of Cuban prisons living in South Florida accused of ordering attack on dissident’s daughter

Posted on Thursday, 11.01.12Ex-boss of Cuban prisons living in South Florida accused of ordering attack on dissident's daughterBy Juan Carlos Chavez and Juan Tamayojcchavez@ElNuevoHerald.comCrescencio Marino Rivero, a feared former officer in charge of... Continue reading

Cuba detains 30, releases ex-hunger striker

Cuba detains 30, releases ex-hunger striker
17 September 2011 | 04:41 | FOCUS News Agency
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Havana. High-profile government opponent Guillermo Farinas said Friday
he had been released after Cuban authorities detained him along with 29
other dissidents… Continue reading

Goal of liberty crosses lines of partisanship

Posted on Sunday, 10.24.10
Goal of liberty crosses lines of partisanship
By MYRIAM MARQUEZ
mmarquez@MiamiHerald.com

They’ve been called intransigent. Hard-line. Even dinosaurs. No matter. They proudly accept the characterization — a mucha honra, as we say in Cuban, with much… Continue reading

Freed dissidents say disease rampant at Cuban jails

Freed dissidents say disease rampant at Cuban jails
Published on Friday, July 16, 2010
by Olivier Thibault

MADRID, Spain (AFP) — Cuban dissidents recently released by Havana said on Thursday disease was rampant in the damp, crowded and rat-infested prisons… Continue reading

Cuban dissidents speak out on conditions

Cuban dissidents speak out on conditions
AAP July 16, 2010, 12:52 am

Cuban dissidents recently released by Havana said on Thursday disease was rampant in the damp, crowded and rat-infested prisons where they were held.

“The hygiene and health situation… 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

Cuba dissidents still waiting for promised changes

Posted on Monday, 05.31.10
Cuba dissidents still waiting for promised changes
By PAUL HAVEN
Associated Press Writer

HAVANA — Dissidents and relatives of Cuban political prisoners said Monday that they’ve seen no improvement in conditions for inmates despite an apparent… Continue reading