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Fidel’s best-sold myth

Fidel’s best-sold myth ROBERTO ÁLVAREZ QUIÑONES | Los Ángeles | 8 de Diciembre de 2016 – 01:47 CET. Free education and public health as the “genuine feat of the revolution” constitute, in my opinion, the best and most sophisticated (dual) myth that Fidel Castro has “sold” to Cubans and the world, among the many that […] Continue reading

Panama Papers show Cuba used offshore firms to thwart embargo

Panama Papers show Cuba used offshore firms to thwart embargo At least 25 companies in tax havens had Cuban links A brother of Raul Castro’s son-in-law appears in the leaked documents Cuba was at the heart of a deal to export Russian oil that involves a Lebanese company NORA GÁMEZ TORRES ngameztorres@elnuevoherald.com The Cuban government […] Continue reading

With Hard Currency the Embargo is a Joke

Cuba: With Hard Currency the Embargo is a Joke / Ivan Garcia Posted on October 22, 2015 Ivan Garcia, 22 October 2015 — The Commodore Center Mall, to the west of Havana, is one of the preferred shopping sites for the official intellectual jet set, who from their newsletter launch poison darts against “Yankee imperialism […] Continue reading

Is Now the Right Time?

Is Now the Right Time? PABLO DÍAZ ESPÍ | Madrid | 6 Oct 2015 – 2:37 am. Will a lifting of the US embargo be beneficial with the Castros still in power? The most recent and vocal proponents of the lifting of the American embargo on Cuba wield as their main argument that this measure […] Continue reading

Cuba should disavow socialist partner

Cuba should disavow socialist partner Published: February 21, 2014 The Cuban government could dramatically bolster the case for ending the United States’ embargo if it would pressure Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to adopt democratic reforms — if not resign. We know that is unlikely. Venezuela’s oppressive regime, after all, was inspired by Fidel Castro. Cuba […] Continue reading

Jorge Olivera: The History of the Cuban Dissidence is Long

Jorge Olivera: The History of the Cuban Dissidence is Long / Ivan Garcia Posted on April 12, 2013 For someone from Havana, the best thing is to walk the streets in spring. These March days, Jorge Olivera Castillo, 52, poet and journalist, is delighted by the green of the trees, the salty aroma, and the [...] Continue reading

The Perverse Path of Repression

The Perverse Path of Repression / Agustin Valentin Lopez Canino Agustin Valentin Lopez Canino, Translator: Unstated L is for Liberty "Good morning," said the woman with the thick voice and deep tone. My sister responded in kind and the woman began offering medications for sale. The clock indicated it was seven minutes past eight in [...] Continue reading

The Impact of Cuba’s New Customs Regs

The Impact of Cuba's New Customs Regs September 19, 2012 Alberto N. Jones HAVANA TIMES — Official statements describe the Cuban Customs Office as "the country's first line of defense, responsible for preventing the entry of harmful materials," while at the same time it "allows and encourages the free flow of trade and development between [...] Continue reading

U.S. tries to expand flow of information to and from Cuba

Posted on Monday, 06.25.12 U.S. tries to expand flow of information to and from Cuba The State Department has increased funding for the technology component of Cuba democracy programs in a bid to get more uncensored information into and out of the island. By Juan O. Tamayo jtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com The U.S. State Department is increasing funding [...] Continue reading

Remittances and the Silence of Their Beneficiaries on the Island / Iván García

Remittances and the Silence of Their Beneficiaries on the Island / Iván García Iván García, Translator: AnonyGY    To ask for money from relatives who live in the United States of America is a constant in Cuba. Whether it is done through one of most expensive international collect calls from the island, an e-mail, or through [...] Continue reading

Cuban inmates complain of poor conditions, food in video smuggled from Havana prison

Posted on Wednesday, 03.14.12 CUBA Cuban inmates complain of poor conditions, food in video smuggled from Havana prison By Juan O. Tamayojtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com Ten videos smuggled out of Cuba's biggest and reputedly worst prison, in an unusually daring operation by a dissident, show grotesquely dirty toilets, grimy walls, leaking sewage and food described as worse than [...] Continue reading

Global Insider: Brazil’s Rousseff is Positioned to Push for Change in Cuba

Global Insider: Brazil's Rousseff is Positioned to Push for Change in CubaBy The Editors | 15 Feb 2012 Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff made her first official visit to Cuba last month. In an email interview, David Herrero, a research associate at the Council on Foreign Relations, discussed Brazil-Cuba relations. WPR: How did Brazil-Cuba relations evolve [...] Continue reading

DECLARATION OF SANTIAGO

DECLARATION OF SANTIAGO03-03-2011.Concilio Cubano(www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- The Cuban people live in very difficult times. However, this is not news. For more than fifty years we have witnessed increasing poverty and the ongoing violation of our hum... Continue reading

Visiting Raúl Castro's Cuba

Visiting Raúl Castro's Cuba
Samuel Farber

ON JULY 31, 2006, THE CUBAN government announced that due to a
serious illness, the nature of which was declared a state secret, Fidel
Castro was stepping aside as the head of state. His… Continue reading

Cuba : Transitions without End

Cuba : Transitions without End
by Dr. Frederic Clairmont
Global Research, March 21, 2008
– 2008-03-20

" The victory of the Revolution is a rampart that ensures that
never again will Cuba become the most sordid brothel our planet has… Continue reading

PRESIDENT BUSH ADDRESSES U.N. GENERAL ASSEMBLY: "IN CUBA, THE LONG RULE OF A CRUEL DICTATOR IS NEARING ITS END"

PRESIDENT BUSH ADDRESSES U.N. GENERAL ASSEMBLY: "IN CUBA, THE LONG RULE
OF A CRUEL DICTATOR IS NEARING ITS END"
2007-09-26. US Fed News, 25 September 2007
NEW YORK, Sept. 25 — The White House released the following transcript:

The United… Continue reading