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Miami’s exile community is full of people whose paths crossed Fidel Castro’s

Miami’s exile community is full of people whose paths crossed Fidel Castro’s BY ANA VECIANA SUAREZ Miami’s tightly knit and often contentious exile community is full of people whose paths crossed Fidel Castro’s. They knew him when he was a college student struggling for attention, when he was holed up in the Sierra Maestra mountains […] Continue reading

Electoral Defeat in Venezuela Could Accelerate Reforms in Cuba

Electoral Defeat in Venezuela Could Accelerate Reforms in Cuba / Ivan Garcia Posted on December 16, 2015 Iván García, Diario de las Américas, 8 December 2015 — Just past midnight, when Cuba’s military bigwigs heard the president of the Venezuelan electoral college, Tibisay Lucena, confirm the loss of Nicolas Maduro’s PSUV (United Socialist Party of […] Continue reading

Winds of change hit Cuba’s Mariel port

Winds of change hit Cuba’s Mariel port Site of massive exodus in 1980s now free trade zone project Author: Andrea Torres, Local10.com Reporter, atorres@local10.com Hatzel Vela, Reporter, hvela@Local10.com Published On: Oct 29 2015 06:42:25 PM EDT Roberto Damas’ beloved island was in the hands of Fidel Castro’s revolution, and after spending years as a political […] Continue reading

Letter from Cuban Pro-Democracy Leaders to the U.S. Congress

Letter from Cuban Pro-Democracy Leaders to the U.S. Congress at 8:58 PM Thursday, September 24, 2015 It is with profound concern that we implore the Congress of the United States of America to read this letter directed against the strong campaign being waged to unconditionally lift the economic sanctions that weigh upon the Cuban dictatorship. […] Continue reading

Notes About a Polemic

Notes About a Polemic / 14ymedio, Antonio Rodiles Posted on February 10, 2015 14ymedio, Antonio G. Rodiles, Havana, 6 February 2015 – My article published this Wednesday on the site Diario de Cuba has provoked a criticism from blogger Miriam Celaya that motivates me to touch on various points I consider important. In order to […] Continue reading

Cuba Studies ‘Putinismo’ for Survival Tips

Cuba Studies ‘Putinismo’ for Survival Tips If Havana uses a Russian recipe for clinging to power, investors beware. By MARY ANASTASIA O’GRADY - Vladimir Putin’s op-ed in the New York Times wasn’t a big hit with Americans. But the Russian president does have admirers elsewhere. Some are in the Cuban military, which is rumored to […] Continue reading

Who Provoked the Riot in the Guatao Women’s Prison

Who Provoked the Riot in the Guatao Women’s Prison / Dania Virgen Garcia Posted on August 5, 2013 Havana, Cuba, July 25, 2013, Dania Virgen Garcia / www.cubanet.org. A reliable source who asked to remain anonymous for reasons of safety — it is clear that this source is not political prisoner Sonia Garro, illegally confined […] Continue reading

Life or Death of a Political Prisoner – Instructions in a Sealed Envelope

Life or Death of a Political Prisoner: Instructions in a Sealed Envelope / Lilianne Ruiz Posted on July 18, 2013 HAVANA, Cuba, July 2013, www.cubanet.org. In Combinado del Este Prison, in the presence of a lieutenant from the Ministry of the Interior, a common prisoner threatened political prisoner Ernesto Borges with death. This past June, [...] Continue reading

Havana prisoner who took video transferred to isolation cell in notorious prison

Posted on Tuesday, 04.10.12 Havana prisoner who took video transferred to isolation cell in notorious prison José Daniel Ferrer García, a leading Cuban dissident arrested in eastern Santiago de Cuba last week, remains in police custody.By Juan O. Tamayojtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com An inmate who shot several videos inside a Havana prison to publicize its awful conditions has [...] Continue reading

Beset by online surveillance and content filtering, netizens fight on

Beset by online surveillance and content filtering, netizens fight onPublished on Monday 12 March 2012. This report, which presents the 2012 list of countries that are "Enemies of the Internet" and "under surveillance," updates the report published on 12 March 2011. The last report, released in March 2011 at the climax of the Arab Spring, [...] 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