How Cubans See the Crisis in Venezuela / Iván García
Iván García, 11 July 2017 — After painting the facades of several buildings along 10 de Octobre street, the workers of the brigade shelter from the terrifying heat in doorways,… Continue reading
Convicted of Murder, and Now Swept Up in U.S.-Cuba Shift
Ishmael Muslim Ali now lives a quiet life in Cuba, where he remains wanted by the F.B.I. for aircraft piracy. Credit Cave 7 Productions For more than 30 years, Ishmael… Continue reading
Man Gets 30 Years in Prison for Cuban Sex Trafficking A Florida man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for operating a sex trafficking ring involving women he lured from Cuba. July 8, 2017, at 10:38 a.m.
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Violent Weekend in Cuba: 30 Ladies in White Arrested Again Trying to Attend Mass by FRANCES MARTEL26 Jun 2017
Over thirty members of the Ladies in White, a peaceful Catholic dissident group in Cuba, were violently arrested over the weekend… Continue reading
The Hijacking Of Social Networks
14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez, Havana, 25 June 2017 – More than five years ago social networks were roiled by the Arab Spring, while the screens of their mobile phones lit up the faces of the young… Continue reading
A Bad Bet / Fernando Damaso
Fernando Dámaso, 13 June 2017 — Of the real and supposed problems that the Cuban Revolution proposed to solve, as the basis of its historical necessity, after more than half a century of exercising… Continue reading
Trump Rolls Back ‘Completely One-Sided’ Cuba Policy By TERESA FRONTADO & NANCY KLINGENER & ADRIANNE GONZALEZ & HOLLY PRETSKY & ISABELLA CUETO • JUN 16, 2017
President Donald Trump Friday announced new restrictions on travel and business with Cuba, reversing… Continue reading
National Security Presidential Memorandum on Strengthening the Policy of the United States Toward Cuba
MEMORANDUM FOR THE VICE PRESIDENT THE SECRETARY OF STATE THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE THE ATTORNEY GENERAL THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR… Continue reading
Human Rights Violations: How to Report them? / Somos+
Somos+, 20 March 2017 — During the last session of Academia 10/10, we were joined by renowned Prof. Moisés Rodríguez Valdés, a physicist by profession but one with ample knowledge of… Continue reading
The poet says… ARMANDO CHAGUACEDA | Ciudad de México | 7 de Junio de 2017 – 10:19 CEST.
Poets, they say, are usually noble people. They write of beauty and pain, rise above the banality of everyday life, and turn… 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
Cuban Catholic Bishops Express Solidarity with Venezuela
14ymedio, Havana, 30 May 2017—Cuba’s Catholic bishops are not “on the fringes of the suffering and uncertainty experienced by Venezuelans,” according to a letter released this week signed by Dionisio García Ibáñez, archbishop… Continue reading
The Cuban Parliament Closes Ranks Around Nicolás Maduro
14ymedio, Havana, 1 June 2017 — A statement of support for “the people and the Government of Venezuela” came at the last minute in the extraordinary session of the Cuban Parliament this… Continue reading
War Vocation in the “Peace Zone”
Cubanet, Miriam Celaya, Havana, 31 May 2017 — A brief note published by the official Cuban press reports the meeting held by “General of the Army Raúl Castro Ruz” with “the Chief of the… Continue reading
Havana: Clandestine Business Deals, Poverty and Glamor / Iván García
Ivan Garcia, 26 April 2017 — When night falls, it’s not advisable to walk through certain neighborhoods in Havana. Like the one from El Curita Park, on Reina and Galiano,… Continue reading
Without concrete steps towards a democratic solution to the crisis PEDRO CAMPOS | La Habana | 24 de Mayo de 2017 – 18:28 CEST.
Raúl Castro pledged to hand over the presidency in 2018 to a new leader who, according… Continue reading