Trump Expected To Restrict Trade, Travel With Cuba Updated at 8:19 p.m. ET
President Trump is preparing to announce changes in U.S. policy toward Cuba, possibly tightening restrictions on travel and trade that were loosened under former President Barack Obama.… Continue reading
Havana: a city of colour and surprises The buildings in Cuba’s capital may be crumbling yet there is a great sense of civic pride Conor Horgan
Cuba is full of surprises. On my first morning in a Havana casa particular… 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
Danger, Men At Work
14ymedio, Luz Escobar, Havana, 29 May 2017 — They call him “Manolo 440” because a few years ago he had an electrocution accident in a building under construction. He managed to survive and has since been… Continue reading
Unique Sandbar Coastal Ecosystem in Cuba Calls for Climate Solutions By Ivet González
BARACOA, Cuba, May 19 2017 (IPS) – A battered bridge connects the centre of Baracoa, Cuba´s oldest city, with a singular dark-sand sandbar, known as Tibaracón, that… Continue reading
2 adrift Cuban fishermen rescued after 3 days at sea The Associated Press
MIAMI The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued two Cuban fishermen who had been adrift for three days without food or water.
Coast Guard officials said in a… Continue reading
Reparto Eléctrico: causeways, mounds of garbage, spillage, and zero cultural life JORGE ENRIQUE RODRÍGUEZ | La Habana | 18 de Mayo de 2017 – 12:38 CEST.
The Consejo Popular Eléctrico, in the Havana municipality of Arroyo Naranjo, is another example… Continue reading
Independent Journalism Seeks to Revive Press Freedom / Iván García
Iván García, 3 May 2017 — Let’s step back in time. One morning in 1985, Yndamiro Restano Díaz, a thirty-seven-year-old journalist with Radio Rebelde, took out an old Underwood and… Continue reading
Corruption Versus Liberty: A Cuban Dilemma / Dimas Castellano
Dimas Castellanos, 18 November 2016 — The evil of corruption–the act of corruption and its effects–has accompanied the human species since its emergence. It has been present in all societies and… Continue reading
Cuban Migrant Interdictions Dry Up After US Ends ‘Wet Foot’ Policy Military.com | 12 Apr 2017 | by Hope Hodge Seck
After seeing the number of Cubans trying to reach the United States by sea skyrocket in 2016 as the… 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
Family’s Trip to Cuba More Expensive Because of a Car Rental By Myriam Masihy
A family paid in advance to rent car in Cuba. But they were late to pick up the vehicle. When they got there, It had been… Continue reading
Three Siblings On Hunger Strike Released On Parole
14ymedio, Havana, 3 April 2017 — The three Holguin siblings who had been on hunger strike since last March 7 were released on Sunday on parole, according to what their mother, Maydolys… 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
Free market Cubans make their case YUSIMÍ RODRÍGUEZ LÓPEZ | La Habana | 3 de Abril de 2017 – 19:01 CEST.
Until 2003 Fernando Palacio oversaw the Intensive System for Medical Emergencies (SIUM), a very prominent position in one of… Continue reading
Former FARC Guerrillas to Train as Doctors and Journalists in Cuba / Juan Juan Almeida
Juan Juan Almeida, 17 March 2017 — From the very moment it gained power, the Cuban regime has devoted precious resources to exporting its ideology… 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