Primavera Negra

emigration

A Year After Obama’s Visit, Cubans Feel Disillusioned With His Legacy

A Year After Obama’s Visit, Cubans Feel Disillusioned With His Legacy / 14ymedio, Luz Escobar 14ymedio, Luz Escobar, 19 March 2017 – It rained when the presidential plane touched down on the tarmac at Havana’s Airport. On 20 March 2016, Barack Obama began a historic visit to the island that awakened hopes and sparked questions. […] Continue reading

Fidel Castro – The Tyrant Exits but the Damage Remains

Fidel Castro: The Tyrant Exits but the Damage Remains / Jeovany Jimenez Vega Jeovany Jimenez Vega, 29 November 2016 — The dictator Fidel Castro died last Friday at the age of 90. The extensive news coverage was to be expected. After all, he was both the object of the most romantic, idealized love and the […] Continue reading

UNPACU Reaches 5th Anniversary Amid Achievements And Criticisms

UNPACU Reaches 5th Anniversary Amid Achievements And Criticisms / 14ymedio, Luz Escobar, Mario Penton 14ymedio, Luz Escobar/Mario Penton, Havana/Miami, 24 August 2016 – Five years can be a long time in Cuba, when we’re talking about an opposition organization. In the complex kaleidoscope of dissident groups and parties that make up civil society on the […] Continue reading

José Daniel Ferrer, the man behind Cuba’s largest opposition group

José Daniel Ferrer, the man behind Cuba’s largest opposition group Former political prisoner heads the Cuban Patriotic Union, an organization in eastern Cuba that has launched a campaign urging the island’s people to let go of their fear. NORA GÁMEZ TORRES ngameztorres@elnuevoherald.com Irreverent youth, activist in the Christian Liberation Movement’s early days, political prisoner and […] Continue reading

Patriotic Union Of Cuba Launches A Political Program

Patriotic Union Of Cuba Launches A Political Program / 14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar 14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar, Havana, 5 May 2016 — Since early this month, members of the Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU) have begun to disseminate the document Minimum Program and Projections, which outlines guidelines for the actions of the opposition organization, forms of struggle, […] Continue reading

What Happens the Day After Pope Francis Leaves Cuba?

What Happens the Day After Pope Francis Leaves Cuba? The paradise many Cubans dream of is not in the infinity of the heavens, but a mere 90 miles across the sea. MIRIAM CELAYA SEP 19, 2019 The pope is arriving in Cuba, and with him runaway speculation in the media about the impact his visit […] Continue reading

Redefining the Cuban Opposition After 17 December

Redefining the Cuban Opposition After 17 December / Cubanet, Alexis Jardines Chacon Posted on August 12, 2015 Cubanet, Alexis Jardines Chacon, Miami, 7 August 2015 – The First National Cuban Conference will be held August 13-15 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. It is an event that Cubans United of Puerto Rico have been preparing for […] Continue reading

No matter where I live, I will keep working for the freedom of Cuba

“No matter where I live, I will keep working for the freedom of Cuba” REINALDO ESCOBAR, La Habana | Marzo 19, 2015 Twelve years after the Black Spring, 14ymedio chats with some of the former political prisoners currently living on the Island. Two questions have been posed to those activists condemned in March 2003: one […] Continue reading

Cuba and the United States – Regret the past or build the future?

Cuba and the United States: Regret the past or build the future? JORGE CALAFORRA, Warsaw | Diciembre 22, 2014 On 17 December 2014 at 12:01 Washington DC time, the President of the United States, Barack Obama, announced the United States’ new policy toward Cuba. It should be recalled that the president of the United States […] Continue reading

THE TRANSITION THAT IS ABOUT NOT TO COME

THE TRANSITION THAT IS ABOUT NOT TO COME / Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo Posted on August 27, 2014 THE TRANSITION THAT IS ABOUT NOT TO COME The power of Castro’s dictatorship couldn’t rely only in the annihilation of all kind of opposition, despite the fact that, since January 1959, its governability depended on fear (out […] Continue reading

Cuba, the Pope, and the Ladies in White

Cuba, the Pope, and the Ladies in White Pope Benedict's visit to Cuba revealed the intransigence of theCastroite regime. Even so, the Ladies in White – the wives, mothers,and sisters of political prisoners – continue their demands for humanrights on the Caribbean island.Monday, April 02, 2012By Faisaan Sami The Cuban government, the Roman Catholic Church [...] Continue reading

Of Popes and Potatoes / Yoani Sánchez

Of Popes and Potatoes / Yoani SánchezTranslator: Unstated, Yoani Sánchez From Foreign Policy MagazineBY YOANI SÁNCHEZ | MARCH 23, 2012 January 1998 was a moment of discovery and creativity, of unprecedented scenes and audible prayers. John Paul II visited us, and in the Plaza of the Revolution — ground zero or, better yet, Ground Red [...] Continue reading

Cubans living abroad are invited to Havana

IMMIGRATION
Cubans living abroad are invited to Havana
Cuban expatriates from Miami among 100 expected to attend a conference
in Havana.
Posted on Wed, Mar. 19, 2008
BY ALFONSO CHARDY
achardy@MiamiHerald.com

More than 100 Cubans living abroad, including some from Miami, will be
in Havana Wednesday for a three-day meeting with Cuban officials, and
some participants… Continue reading

Cuban Catholic Prisoner Recovering Of Injuries After Attack

Cuban Catholic Prisoner Recovering Of Injuries After Attack
Sunday, 09 September 2007
By BosNewsLife Special Reporting Unit with Stefan J. Bos, Chief
International Correspondent BosNewsLife

HAVANA/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)– Jose Luis Garcia Paneque, a well-known
Catholic doctor who is serving a 24-year jail sentence for his
involvement in Cuba's human rights movement, recovered of injuries
Sunday, September 9,… Continue reading

We run various sites in defense of human rights and need support to pay for more powerful servers. Thank you.
Archives