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Cuba, resistencia y activismo. Tres rostros en el límite

Cuba, resistencia y activismo. Tres rostros en el límite Difundir los rostros de la oposición cubana es un deber Sábado, junio 3, 2017 | Miguel Iturria Savón VALENCIA, España.- Cuba, aquella isla que transitó de la libertad a la dictadura, apenas genera titulares en los medios de prensa internacionales. Hasta los mercaderes de utopías fallidas […] Continue reading

The Countdown Begins For Raul Castro’s Departure From Power

The Countdown Begins For Raul Castro’s Departure From Power / 14ymedio 14ymedio, Havana, 24 February 2017 — On February 24 of next year Raul Castro must leave the presidency of Cuba if he is to fulfill the promise he has made several times. His announced departure from power is looked on with suspicion by some […] Continue reading

Prison, death, exile – Outcomes of peaceful opposition to a communistCuba

Prison, death, exile: Outcomes of peaceful opposition to a communist Cuba BY JUAN O. TAMAYO AND NORA GAMEZ TORRES ngameztorres@elnuevoherald.com There are 44 years of dissidence between Cuban human rights activist Elizardo Sánchez and street protester Sara Martha Fonseca, four and a half decades of peaceful opposition to a communist system that jails people for […] Continue reading

Whether covering an ice cream company or a hurricane, Government andindependent journalists encounter the same obstruction of their work

Whether covering an ice cream company or a hurricane, Government and independent journalists encounter the same obstruction of their work OSMAR LAFFITA ROJAS | La Habana | 27 de Octubre de 2016 – 10:59 CEST. The arbitrary arrest of a group of Cuban journalists on October 12 while covering the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in […] Continue reading

Interview with Mary Jo Porter

Interview with Mary Jo Porter If paradise ends where choice begins, as Arthur Miller observed, then our digital age fantasy of paradise as a tropical island with no Internet collapses with our choice to travel to one. The permanent inhabitants of such an island, who live without Internet access or the luxury of travel, would […] Continue reading

In Cuba and U.S., Expectations Are Mixed on Obama’s Historic Trip

In Cuba and U.S., Expectations Are Mixed on Obama’s Historic Trip by SANDRA LILLEY , JOHN BRECHER and CARMEN SESIN The 90 miles separating the island of Cuba from the United States seem just a little closer as Havana prepares to host an American president for the first time in almost ninety years. “No American […] Continue reading

Twenty Independent Communicators to Consult in Cuba

Twenty Independent Communicators to Consult in Cuba / Luis Felipe Rojas Posted on February 1, 2016 Luis Felipe Rojas, 1 February 2016 — This list is not intended to be a “Top Ten,” as is so common on internet publications. The list of names that follows carries the history of the men and women who […] Continue reading

The Ladies In White Face Another Sunday Of Repression In Havana

The Ladies In White Face Another Sunday Of Repression In Havana / 14ymedio Posted on October 4, 2015 14ymedio, Havana, 4 October, 2015 – Fifty-nine Ladies in White and 20 activists gathered this Sunday in Gandhi Park in Havana’s Playa district, despite the arrests previous to their traditional Sunday peregrination. After a summary of their […] Continue reading

Dozens Of Activists Detained To Prevent Them From Attending Pope’s Mass

Dozens Of Activists Detained To Prevent Them From Attending Pope’s Mass / 14ymedio Posted on September 20, 2015 14ymedio, Havana, 20 September 2015 — Opposition groups have reported dozens of arrests during the late night and morning hours of Sunday, to prevent many activists from attending Pope Francis’s Mass at the Plaza of the Revolution. […] Continue reading

Ladies in White Denounce Arrests That Began Early Sunday Morning

Ladies in White Denounce Arrests That Began Early Sunday Morning / 14ymedio Posted on August 30, 2015 14ymedio, 30 August 2015 — The leader of the Ladies in White, Berta Soler, reported several arrests of opponents and independent journalists beginning early today. Those detained were prevented from attending Mass at Santa Rita Church and from […] Continue reading

LETTER TO JOHN KERRY – “MAKE SURE ALL OF CUBA’S MANY VOICES ARE HEARD”

LETTER TO JOHN KERRY: “MAKE SURE ALL OF CUBA’S MANY VOICES ARE HEARD” PUBLISHED ON THURSDAY 13 AUGUST 2015. On August 14, Secretary of State John Kerry will fly to Cuba in order to celebrate the renewal of diplomatic relations between the two countries. It is the first time since 1959 that the head of […] Continue reading

U.S. outreach to Cuba opens fissures among dissidents

U.S. outreach to Cuba opens fissures among dissidents By Karen DeYoung February 2 at 7:56 PM HAVANA — President Obama’s outreach to Cuba, intended to open doors for human rights and political activists here, has also opened divisions within the island’s small, tight-knit dissident community. While many here see opportunity in restored diplomatic ties and […] Continue reading

Normalization of U.S.-Cuba Relations Could Be Good for Free Expression

Carlos Lauria – Senior Americas Program Coordinator at the Committee to Protect Journalists Normalization of U.S.-Cuba Relations Could Be Good for Free Expression Posted: 01/14/2015 1:48 pm EST Updated: 01/14/2015 1:59 pm EST The detention of several Cuban dissidents in Havana just before the year’s end — and two weeks after the historical announcement of […] Continue reading

Where Are Cuba’s Political Prisoners?

Where Are Cuba’s Political Prisoners? Fifty-three of those jailed by the Castros were supposed to have been freed in the Obama deal. By MARY ANASTASIA O’GRADY Jan. 4, 2015 5:47 p.m. ET Who and where are the 53 Cuban political prisoners that President Obama promised would be freed by Havana as part of a deal […] Continue reading
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