Human Rights in Cuba

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"Guardian angels"

I see police everywhere. I don't know if they are stuck on my retina or if in recent months there has been an alarming growth in their numbers. They come in Mercedes Benz trucks, stand three at a… Continue reading

Letter: Blame Cuban starvation on CastroPosted: January 21, 2010 – 12:11amBy Pete Montes de Oca

Editor: I am writing in response to the letter published recently, "Cubans suffer many forms of starvation," written by Kristy Weeks, a member of an… Continue reading

CubaEvents of 2009

The change in government leadership in 2006-when Fidel Castro handed control to his brother Raul-has had little effect on Cuba's dismal human rights record. Cuba remains the one country in Latin America that represses virtually all forms… Continue reading

Posted on Monday, 01.04.10

Spain: Cuba erred in expelling politicianBy DANIEL WOOLLSAssociated Press Writer

MADRID — Spain's foreign minister criticized Cuba on Tuesday for denying entry to a Spanish politician who has promoted ties with opposition figures on the Caribbean… Continue reading

Posted on Monday, 01.04.10Spain miffed after politician denied entry to CubaBy DANIEL WOOLLSAssociated Press Writer

MADRID — Spain's Foreign Ministry summoned the Cuban ambassador Monday to explain why a Spanish politician who has promoted ties with Cuban opposition figures was… Continue reading

Cuba's "World-Class" Music Education?Matt Welch | December 30, 2009

The short one, on the rightThe New York Times has a goo-goo story up about how Carlos Varela, "Cuba's Bob Dylan" (quick question: what does the world wrongly think it has… Continue reading

Press organisation protests heightened repression in CubaPublished on Tuesday, December 22, 2009

MIAMI, USA (IAPA/IFEX) — The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) has expressed concern and alarm at the increased violence and repression against Cuba's independent journalists, bloggers, human rights… Continue reading

The Free Blogosphere Takes Off in Cuba

Like the sneeze of a desired flu, the alternative Cuban blogosphere continues to propagate itself. It is no longer like the bleak wasteland that displayed — if anything — a few pseudonymous pages… Continue reading

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