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Trump considers reversing historic Obama-era opening with Cuba

Trump considers reversing historic Obama-era opening with Cuba Tracy Wilkinson President Trump is expected to roll back parts of the historic Obama-era opening with Cuba, siding with hawks who oppose detente and rejecting demands from U.S. businesses for whom the island is a ripe potential market. The decision follows an inter-agency administration review of one […] Continue reading

Visiting Julio Ferrer Tamayo in jail

Visiting Julio Ferrer Tamayo in jail BORIS GONZÁLEZ ARENAS | La Habana | 20 de Enero de 2017 – 06:05 CET. Cuban misery really stands out when it is cold. In a country without much of a winter it is not worth spending much on jackets, which are passed down for decades. On January 15th, […] Continue reading

Fidel Castro’s Name And Image Are Enveloped In Prohibitions

Fidel Castro’s Name And Image Are Enveloped In Prohibitions / 14ymedio, Mario Penton 14ymedio, Mario Penton, Miami, 27 December 2016 — The Cuban parliament unanimously approved a bill on Tuesday stating that the name of the deceased former president Fidel Castro cannot be used to designate public spaces and it is forbidden to market his […] Continue reading

Guillermo Fariñas Letter to Raul Castro

Guillermo Fariñas Letter to Raul Castro Fariñas’ Letter to Raul Castro Santa Clara, Cuba, 20 July 2016 General of the Army Raul Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and of Ministers of the Republic of Cuba Sir: Yesterday, on 19 July of the present year, I was tortured while handcuffed by troops of […] Continue reading

Obama Administration Hosts Cuban Border Guard Visits

Obama Administration Hosts Cuban Border Guard Visits Trips to Coast Guard facilities raise security concerns BY: Bill Gertz June 3, 2016 4:59 am The Obama administration is hosting visits to U.S. Coast Guard facilities by Cuban Border Guard officials as part of its policy of seeking closer ties with the communist government in Havana. The […] Continue reading

After ceremonial flag raising, real talk of diplomacy begins in Cuba

After ceremonial flag raising, real talk of diplomacy begins in Cuba
BY BRADLEY KLAPPER AND MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN, ASSOCIATED PRESS August
15, 2015 at 12:56 PM EDT

HAVANA — A jubilant flag-raising at the reopened U.S. Embassy in Havana
is giving… Continue reading

Cuba digs in heels on concessions as part of better US ties

Cuba digs in heels on concessions as part of better US ties
BY MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN AND ANNE-MARIE GARCIA ASSOCIATED PRESS
01/26/2015 4:15 AM 01/26/2015 4:15 AM

HAVANA
The start of talks on repairing 50 years of broken relations appears to… Continue reading

Shifting Dynamics for Cuba’s Dissidents

Shifting Dynamics for Cuba’s Dissidents
By THE EDITORIAL BOARDDEC. 27, 2014

The words were scrawled in graffiti on a street near the house of the
Cuban dissident Oswaldo Payá a few years before his suspicious death in
2012. “In a… Continue reading

Castro brothers’ resistance to change could test renewed U.S.-Cuba

Castro brothers’ resistance to change could test renewed U.S.-Cuba
By Nick Miroff December 18 at 10:25 PM

During the 47 years that he ruled the island, Fidel Castro was a
dominant and near-daily presence in the lives of ordinary Cubans.… Continue reading

Castroniria

Castroniria / Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo
Posted on November 14, 2014

Castroneirics: Is there Cuban literature after the Revolution?
Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo

This story started long before the triumph of the Cuban Revolution, on
January 1st1959. In the beginning… Continue reading

We Don’t Need No Education

We Don’t Need No Education
June 17, 2013
Erasmo Calzadilla

HAVANA TIMES — Till recently, school and repression were for me
synonymous. At least, this is how I felt about Cuba’s educational
system, which devotes arduous efforts to inculcate distorted… Continue reading