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Even tougher times loom ahead for the opposition, warn activists, predicting more violence

Even tougher times loom ahead for the opposition, warn activists, predicting more violence DDC | La Habana | 29 de Septiembre de 2016 – 12:54 CEST. There are trying times up ahead for the opposition, as the regime continues to act with impunity, reported members of civil society consulted by DIARIO DE CUBA after a […] Continue reading

The European Union Includes The Detention Of Cuban Dissidents In Its Annual Report

The European Union Includes The Detention Of Cuban Dissidents In Its Annual Report / 14ymedio 14ymedio, Havana, 22 September 2016 — A report from the European Union details that in 2015 Cuba continued “arbitrary and short-term arrests of opposition members, activists and human rights defenders.” This situation that has led the bloc to communicate “on […] Continue reading

La UE admite en un informe anual la continuación de la represión en la Isla

La UE admite en un informe anual la continuación de la represión en la Isla DDC | Bruselas | 22 de Septiembre de 2016 – 15:19 CEST. La Unión Europea (EU) reconoció esta semana que “en 2015 continuaron las detenciones arbitrarias y de corta duración de miembros de la oposición, activistas y defensores de los […] Continue reading

Revenue for the regime, a crackdown on society, and the repression of dissidents

Revenue for the regime, a crackdown on society, and the repression of dissidents DDC | La Habana | 21 de Julio de 2016 – 14:10 CEST. Antonio Rodiles, Coordinator of the Forum for Rights and Freedoms (ForoDyL): A year ago relations were restored but, if one counts the 18 months of the confidential political process […] Continue reading

From the Black Spring to a Rolling Stones Concert

Cuba: From the Black Spring to a Rolling Stones Concert / Iván García Posted on March 18, 2016 Iván García, 16 March 2106 — Around 12 midnight on Tuesday, 18 March 2003, I was en route to my apartment in the La Víbora neighborhood when, from the balcony, some incomprehensible signs coming from my mother […] Continue reading

Cuba, European Union to finalize deal amid thaw in relations

Cuba, European Union to finalize deal amid thaw in relations By Patrick Oppmann, CNN Updated 0739 GMT (1539 HKT) March 11, 2016 Story highlights European Union foreign policy chief to meet with island’s foreign minister The two will nail down deal, two years in the making, that seeks to improve relations Havana, Cuba (CNN)The chill […] Continue reading

Germany and Cuba See Benefits of Rapprochement

Germany and Cuba See Benefits of Rapprochement On eve of EU-Latin American summit, foreign ministers play up improved atmosphere between Havana and West By NAFTALI BENDAVID And GABRIELE STEINHAUSER June 9, 2015 1:16 p.m. ET BRUSSELS—On the eve of a summit between the European Union and Latin America, the foreign ministers of Germany and Cuba […] Continue reading

Condicionar el avance del diálogo a los temas de derechos humanos y democracia

Condicionar el avance del diálogo a los temas de derechos humanos y democracia Un grupo de líderes de la oposición, formado por Antonio Rodiles, Félix Navarro, Berta Soler, Guillermo Fariñas, Ángel Moya y Egberto Escobedo Morales, se expresó el pasado viernes en rueda de prensa. CubaNet recogió detalles del evento lunes, enero 26, 2015 | […] Continue reading

EU-Cuba talks delayed by dispute over cultural event

EU-Cuba talks delayed by dispute over cultural event BY ROBIN EMMOTT AND DANIEL TROTTA BRUSSELS/HAVANA Tue Dec 9, 2014 12:28pm EST (Reuters) – Cuba has delayed negotiations towards an accord with the European Union aimed at opening up the Communist-ruled island, citing a dispute over an EU cultural event in Washington, people close to the […] Continue reading

Spain-Cuba Relations Still Far From Normal

Spain-Cuba Relations Still Far From Normal November 26, 2014 By Isaac Risco (dpa) HAVANA TIMES— “This trip is part of our country’s normal bilateral relations,” Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo insisted on leaving Havana, but the circumstances in which the Spanish Foreign Minister ended his visit to Cuba suggest that the two countries are still far from […] Continue reading

Cuba and its Rapprochement with Europe

Cuba and its Rapprochement with Europe November 17, 2014 From the common position to common sense Martin Guevara HAVANA TIMES — During my first years in Havana, I lived in the Habana Libre hotel (the Havana Hilton before the revolution). Every morning, I would head down to the mezzanine to have breakfast at a posh […] Continue reading

Money Bristles, Yesterday and Today

Money Bristles, Yesterday and Today / Miriam Celaya Posted on July 6, 2014 About the previous post, which -as expected- elicited many well and ill-intentioned comments, I noticed one in particular, a reader commenting about what used to be our digital magazine Consenso, which the commentator himself referred to as having opened a Cuban window […] Continue reading

La oposición cubana señala la “alta responsabilidad” de España en las conversaciones entre la EU y Castro

PIDE INCORPORAR “EXIGENCIAS MÍNIMAS DE DDHH” La oposición cubana señala la “alta responsabilidad” de España en las conversaciones entre la EU y Castro MADRID, 17 May. (EUROPA PRESS) - El presidente de la Comisión Cubana de Derechos Humanos y Reconciliación Nacional (CCDHRN), Elizardo Sánchez, ha indicado que el Gobierno de España tiene “una alta responsabilidad” […] Continue reading

Human rights group in Cuba reports record number of detentions

Posted on Monday, 05.05.14 Human rights group in Cuba reports record number of detentions BY JUAN O. TAMAYO JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM A record 3,821 short-term arrests of Cuban dissidents were reported in the first four months of this year, continuing a surprisingly sharp increase in detentions under ruler Raúl Castro, the island’s top human rights group reported […] Continue reading
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