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Vargas Llosa “Cuba will become a capitalist dictatorship and then a democracy”

Vargas Llosa: “Cuba will become a capitalist dictatorship and then a
democracy” / 14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez
Posted on March 29, 2016

14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez, Madrid, 29 March 2016 — Literature, politics
and love were the three main protagonists on Monday… Continue reading

Pope Francis Careful in Navigating Cuban Politics

Pope Francis Careful in Navigating Cuban Politics
By JIM YARDLEY and AZAM AHMEDSEPT. 20, 2015

HAVANA — Revolution Square is the political stage of revolutionary Cuba.
Fidel Castro held huge rallies here to castigate the imperialists up
north. Looming over… Continue reading

No blogger, no Obama

No blogger, no Obama / Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo
Posted on March 29, 2015

No blogger, no cry.
Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo

1 In the beginning was the Blog. 2 But blogs were formless and empty. 3
Repression was all… Continue reading

Young Cuban Denounces New Human Rights Violation

Young Cuban Denounces New Human Rights Violation / Cubanet, Yusmila
Reyna Ferrer
Posted on October 13, 2014

SANTIAGO DE CUBA, Cuba, 12 October 2014, Yusmila Reyna Ferrer — The
Island’s government has denied the right of Carlos Amel Oliva Torres,… Continue reading

Where the Dictatorship Nests

Where the Dictatorship Nests / Lilianne Ruiz Lilianne Ruiz, Translator: Unstated When in Cuba we say "the system" we are referring to a circumstance which, even though we recognize it as abnormal, arbitrary and unnatural — the condition... Continue reading

Could the dissidence become a valid interlocutor for the Cuban regime? / Iván García

Could the dissidence become a valid interlocutor for the Cuban regime? / Iván GarcíaIván García, Translator: JT In politics, all isn't what it seems. Considering that there is no way out, a solution always looms. Above all and m... Continue reading

US hails Cuba releases, but rights still ‘poor’

US hails Cuba releases, but rights still 'poor'
(AFP)

WASHINGTON — The United States said Friday that human rights conditions
under Cuba's communist regime remain "poor" despite Havana's recent
release of the last members of a group of dissidents detained… Continue reading

Soul Searching: The Catholic Church and Human Rights in Cuba

Soul Searching: The Catholic Church and Human Rights in Cuba by COHA Research Associate Bethan Rafferty

Last month’s visit of the Holy See’s foreign minister, Monsignor Dominique Mamberti, to Cuba highlighted the historically uneasy relationship between the Cuban government and… Continue reading