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We Have to Get the Police Out of Our Heads

“We Have to Get the Police Out of Our Heads” / 14ymedio, Yania Suarez 14ymedio, Yania Suarez, Stuttgart, 12 September 2016 – Erik Jennische, author of “We Must Get the Police Out of Our Heads” declared that the book was written to enlighten the Swedish reader about the democratic movement in Cuba and its current […] Continue reading

Cuban dissident leader takes his message to the United States – ‘We’re not afraid’

Cuban dissident leader takes his message to the United States: ‘We’re not afraid’ By Karen DeYoung May 31 at 6:01 PM For most of his career as a Cuban dissident leader, through his 2003 arrest and seven years as a political prisoner, José Daniel Ferrer was repeatedly pressed by the Cuban government to leave the […] 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

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

New Challenge for the Cuban Judicial System. Documents from the Trial against Angel Santiesteban

New Challenge for the Cuban Judicial System. Documents from the Trial against Angel Santiesteban Posted on August 23, 2013 Requested review of the trial against the dissident writer Angel Santiesteban Prats, we make available the documents from the same. At a month after the presentation of the review of the trial against Angel Santiesteban Prats, […] Continue reading

After the Black Spring, Cuba’s new repression

After the Black Spring, Cuba's new repression When the last of 29 journalists jailed in a notorious 2003 crackdown was finally freed this year, it signaled to many the end of a dark era. But Cuban authorities are still persecuting independent journalists through arbitrary arrests, beatings, and intimidation. A CPJ special report by Karen PhillipsPublished [...] Continue reading

The Internet is the brainchild of the CIA, the Cuban government tells us / Iván García

"The Internet is the brainchild of the CIA," the Cuban government tells us / Iván GarcíaIván García, Translator: Raul G. When I started working at the independent press agency, Cuba Press, in December of 1995, internet sounded like a science fiction concept. Very few of us knew anything about it. In that highway of information [...] Continue reading

Quota for Revolucionaries, or "If you have to do it, you have to do it."

Quota for Revolucionaries, or "If you have to do it, you have to do it."Miriam Celaya, Translator: Norma Whiting University of Havana. Photograph from the Internet If someone had told us in the distant 70's that the day would come when attendance at a march or other event in support of the revolution would be [...] Continue reading

Love, Freedom and Human Rights

Love, Freedom and Human Rights "¡A mí no me llevan preso por delincuente, ni por drogas ni por asesino! ¡Yo soy un hombre pacífico, defensor de los derechos humanos que Fidel le viola al pueblo cubano! ¡Vivan los derechos humanos! ¡Libertad para los presos políticos! ¡Abajo la dictadura!"Ángel Moya Acosta, Alamar, Habana, Cuba19 de marzo [...] Continue reading

Spain leads charge to weaken EU's resolve

Posted on Monday, 10.11.10
CUBA/EUROPE

Spain leads charge to weaken EU's resolve
BY JOSE AZEL
j.azel@miami.edu

The Council of the European Union will soon meet to evaluate its Common
Position on Cuba. Leading the charge to essentially abolish it is
Spain's Foreign Minister Miguel Angel Moratinos.

Since 1996, the EU has defined the key objective of… Continue reading

Europe might take another step back

Posted on Thursday, 02.11.10
DEMOCRACY IN CUBA
Europe might take another step back
BY MARIFELI PEREZ-STABLE
MarifeliPerez-Stable.com

Until June 30, Spain holds the presidency of the European Union. Madrid
has always taken the lead on Cuba, and so it has been since the
Socialists won the 2004 election. Under José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero,
Spain prodded the… Continue reading

Cuba – Spring just as sombre for independent press four years after Black Spring crackdown

Cuba – Spring just as sombre for independent press four years after
Black Spring crackdown

Show support for Cuba's 25 journalists at tourism trade fair in Paris

MONTREAL, March 15 /CNW Telbec/ – Four years after the March 2003
crackdown, Cuba still has 270 prisoners of conscience including
25 journalists, which makes the island the world's… Continue reading

Exiliados Cubanos se Reuniran con Diputados del Parlamento Europeo en Bruselas

Comunicado de Prensa: Exiliados Cubanos se Reunirán con Diputados del
Parlamento Europeo en Bruselas
2006-05-01

Miami, Florida, 30 de abril del 2006 – Invitados por Marco Pannella,
Diputado del Parlamento Europeo y miembro del Partido Radical
Transnacional, representantes de M.A.R. Por Cuba, Plantados Hasta la
Libertad y la Democracia y activistas exiliados cubanos viajarán el
lunes… Continue reading

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