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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

Cuban Diaspora Organizes To Send Aid To Areas Affected By Hurricane Matthew

Cuban Diaspora Organizes To Send Aid To Areas Affected By Hurricane Matthew / 14ymedio, Mario Penton 14ymedio, Mario Penton, Miami, 7 October 2016 — The devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew in Baracoa and in the east end of the island has sparked a movement of solidarity from the Cubans who live in different parts of […] Continue reading

Cuban Police Seize Legal Center’s Work Equipment

Cuban Police Seize Legal Center’s Work Equipment / 14ymedio 14ymedio, Havana, 24 September 2016 – Friday’s police assault against the headquarters of Cubalex, Center of Legal Information, located in the Havana municipality of Arroyo Naranjo, resulted in the seizure of six computers, several hard drives, USB drives and cell phones. The officers informed the lawyer […] Continue reading

‘The only thing they can´t take from me is my body’

‘The only thing they can´t take from me is my body’
ERNESTO SANTANA | La Habana | 5 Oct 2015 – 12:05 pm.

A look of the career and meaning of the artist Danilo Maldonado (‘El
Sexto’).

Danilo Maldonado, aka… Continue reading

Cuba’s status gives Global Links hope for new medical exchanges

Cuba’s status gives Global Links hope for new medical exchanges
June 28, 2015 12:00 AM
By Elizabeth Miles / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Marisol Valentin still remembers the U.S. Customs officer who during one
of her trips to Cuba told her she… 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

Ex-Cuban prisons official accused of abuse flees U.S. — again

Posted on Sunday, 08.11.13

Ex-Cuban prisons official accused of abuse flees U.S. — again
BY JUAN O. TAMAYO
JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM

A former Cuban prisons official, who fled Miami after he was accused of
abusing inmates and lying on his U.S. visa… Continue reading

Cuba’s ex-prisons chief — accused of human-rights abuses — is back in the U.S.

Posted on Thursday, 07.11.13

Cuba’s ex-prisons chief — accused of human-rights abuses — is back in
the U.S.
BY DAVID NORIEGA AND JUAN O. TAMAYO
JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM

A former Cuban prisons chief who was living in Miami and returned
hastily to… Continue reading

Cuban prisons chief accused of abuse leaves Miami for Cuba

Posted on Friday, 11.30.12 Report: Cuban prisons chief accused of abuse leaves Miami for Cuba The former provincial prison chief was under investigation by U.S. immigration By Juan O. Tamayo jtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com Crescencio Marino Rivero, a form... Continue reading

U.S. investigates former Cuban provincial prisons chief

Posted on Tuesday, 11.27.12 CUBA U.S. investigates former Cuban provincial prisons chief Immigration authorities checking whether Crescencio Marino Rivero and his wife, now Miami residents, lied in their visa and residency applications By Juan O. Ta... Continue reading

Castro & Co. deaf to Cubans’ frustration

Posted on Thursday, 04.08.10
CUBA
Castro & Co. deaf to Cubans’ frustration
BY MARIFELI PEREZ-STABLE
MarifeliPerez-Stable.com

Things aren’t going well for Havana, and the regime simply doesn’t get it.

On Sunday, Raúl Castro said: “Today, more than ever before, the… Continue reading