“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
Cuba: Thugs Beat Pregnant Pro-Democracy Dissident ‘in the Belly,’ Put Father in the Hospital by FRANCES MARTEL29 Mar 2017110 SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER
An unidentified mob attacked two members of the Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU) – a pregnant… 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
Health Of Three Siblings On Hunger Strike In Cuba Worsens
14ymedio Havana, 27 March 2017 — The health of the siblings Fidel Batista Leyva, and Anairis and Adairis Miranda Leyva is worsening, as Monday marked their 21 days on a… Continue reading
The Cuban Regime Survives by Fear / Iván García
Iván García, 21 March 2017 — In the slum of Lawton, south of Havana, the need for housing has converted an old collective residence with narrow passageways into a bunkhouse. With… Continue reading
Ecuadorian Presidential Candidate Says Cuban Medical Missions “Are Slavery” and Vows to End Them / 14ymedio
14ymedio (with information from Diana Ramos), Quito, 17 March 2017 – Guillermo Lasso, a candidate for president of Ecuador, is against the Cuban medical… Continue reading
Over 50 injured in Cuba road accident Society 20.03.2017 | 09:51
HAVANA, 20 March (BelTA – Xinhua) – At least 55 people were injured in a serious traffic accident outside the city of Bayamo in eastern Cuba.
The accident happened… Continue reading
‘From now on you have no name. You are prisoner 217’: life in a Cuban jail A brutal high-security prison was the last place Stephen Purvis expected to end up when he moved to Havana. Stephen Gibbs tells his story… Continue reading
The case of Omara Isabel Ruiz Urquiola BORIS GONZÁLEZ ARENAS | La Habana | 10 de Marzo de 2017 – 09:21 CET.
This interview is important in many ways. But, if I had to choose one, it would be how… Continue reading
Cuba: Renting Out Medical Specialists / Iván García
Ivan Garcia, 4 March 2017 — Twenty years later, Nivaldo (names changed), 43, an orthopedist, still remembers the hot morning when his parents said goodbye to him in the old train station… Continue reading
Growing Old in Cuba: Luck or Misfortune? / Cubanet, Ana Leon
Cubanet, Ana Leon, Havana, 3 March 2017 – Jose Vargas is 85 years old and a retired musician. He lives alone in a room in a tenement in Old… Continue reading
The Government Puts the Screws to Pedicab Operators Too FRANK CORREA | La Habana | 3 de Marzo de 2017 – 16:44 CET.
Another ordinance to regulate transport in the capital has come to light, this one persecuting pedicabs and… Continue reading