Cuba’s ‘elections’: asking the man on the street OSMEL RAMÍREZ ÁLVAREZ | Holguín | 13 de Julio de 2017 – 11:51 CEST.
On June 14 the Council of State announced general elections. In this first stage (September 2017) only partial… Continue reading
“We Exist Between Illusions And Fears”
14ymedio, Mario Penton, David (Panama), 23 June 2017 — The green seems to fill everything in Chiriquí, in the western Panamanian province where the government hosts 126 undocumented Cubans in a camp in the… Continue reading
Cubans Want More Severe Laws for Criminals / Iván García
Iván García, 6 May 2017 — Some people in Cuba, not just a minority, want blood. And more severe laws for criminals.
While the Catholic Church and different international institutions… Continue reading
Cuba: More Castroism but Without the Castros / Iván García
Iván García, 17 May 2017 — In front of an old mansion on 17th Street in Vedado that now serves as the headquarters of the Union of Writers and Artists,… Continue reading
Going after the whistleblower rather than the culprits: the tobacco conflict continues in Mayarí OSMEL RAMÍREZ ÁLVAREZ | Holguín | 29 de Mayo de 2017 – 17:25 CEST.
Criminalizing the disclosure of violations to the public, rather than those who… Continue reading
Direct flights from Minnesota to Cuba are stuck at the gate, and may be for quite a while Sun Country plays a waiting game while President Trump’s Cuba policy unfurls. By Kristen Leigh Painter Star Tribune APRIL 29, 2017 —… Continue reading
Names and Brands / Fernando Dámaso
Fernando Dámaso, 29 October 2016 — Creating a brand name respected around the world requires resources, effort and time. In the colonial and republican eras certain Havana names became famous established brands over time.… Continue reading
“State Security Doctors Constantly Mistreated Us”
14ymedio, Havana, 4 April 2017 — Maydolys Leyva can breath easy for the first time since last March 7. Her three children have abandoned their hunger strike after being released on parole. This Monday,… Continue reading
The regime paroles the three siblings from Holguín who went on a hunger strike DDC | Madrid | 4 de Abril de 2017 – 11:01 CEST.
On Sunday the regime released on parole the three siblings from Holguín who had… Continue reading
UA: 76/17 Index: AMR 25/6001/2017 Cuba Date: 31 March 2017 URGENT ACTION
PRISONERS OF CONSCIENCE ON HUNGER STRIKE
Two days after Fidel Castro’s death, a family of four human rights defenders were arrested in Holguín, south-east Cuba. They received a… Continue reading
Activist on hunger strike is transferred to an isolated intermediate care room DDC | Holguín | 30 de Marzo de 2017 – 11:20 CEST.
On Monday Cuban activist Anairis Miranda Leyva was moved to an isolated intermediate care room at… Continue reading
Analysis: The Cuba travel bubble is popping Fabiola Santiago Miami Herald
At the height of the Cuba travel frenzy, unleashed by the restoration of diplomatic relations and relaxed U.S. travel rules, not a day went by without an onslaught of… Continue reading
Airlines Drop Cuba Flights, Citing Lower Demand Than Anticipated By FRANCES ROBLES MARCH 13, 2017
Just six months after being the first airline to sell seats on regularly scheduled flights to Cuba, Silver Airways, a regional carrier based in Fort… Continue reading
New Maternity Legislation in Cuba Ignores Fathers By Ivet González
This article is part of special IPS coverage on the occasion of International Women’s Day, celebrated March 8.
HAVANA, Mar 6 2017 (IPS) – A new set of regulations to… Continue reading
Cuban Government Blocks Several Guests From Entering Cuba For The Oswaldo Payá Award / 14ymedio
14ymedio, Havana, 21 February 2017 – The Cuban government has mobilized in the last hours to prevent several guests from arriving in Havana to attend… Continue reading