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Daily Archives: May 26, 2011

Human Rights | 26.05.2011

Cuban blogger pays price for her opinions

Cuban native Yoani Sanchez isn't known for holding her tongue, even in a country without freedom of expression. Her outspokenness has earned her the label of "mercenary of imperialism"… Continue reading

Information from Santa Clara / Miriam CelayaMiriam Celaya, Translator: Norma Whiting

Since the death of John Wilfredo Soto this past May 8th as a result of beatings received by local police, successive acts of violence, threats and harassment of various… Continue reading

Prisoner dies in alleged beating

An inmate in a Cuban prison was beaten by guards days before he died from what authorities later described as pneumonia, according to complaints sent by fellow prisoners to a human rights commission in Havana.… Continue reading

Rainy Season Off to a Poor StartBy Patricia Grogg

CIEGO DE AVILA, Cuba, May 25, 2011 (IPS) – Despite major underground water reserves and the start of the rainy season, people in the central region of Cuba are anxiously scanning… Continue reading

Canadian group signs first golf deal

A consortium of Indian tribes from Canada led by Mark Entwistle, a former Canadian ambassador in Havana, signed an agreement with the Cuban government to build a $410 million golf course community at Guardalavaca,… Continue reading

Going to Cuba?: The wrong itineraryThursday, May 26, 2011

Americans pondering a jaunt to Cuba this year under relaxed travel restrictions won't be able to pop in and say "hello" to Alan Gross. Nor will they find him in the… Continue reading

Sparrows Without a Country / Ernesto Morales LiceaErnesto Morales Licea, Translator: Unstated

Few intellectuals more timid than the Cuban must have existed in the history of art and contemporary thought. Few intellectuals with such iridescent skin that it amusingly changes… Continue reading

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