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Cuban Journalists Demand Greater Access To Sources

Cuban Journalists Demand Greater Access To Sources / 14ymedio, Luz Escobar 14ymedio, Luz Escobar, Havana, 14 March 2017 – Whether they are independent or official, reporters share the same complaint against institutions, which they accuse of hindering access to information and hiding data. And for this reason all informants have the same requirement: greater access […] Continue reading

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 Female Boxer Fighting for Recognition

Cuba: The Female Boxer Fighting for Recognition It’s too late for the 2016 Olympics, but hope remains that the sport will be officially accepted. By Julio C.A. After more than seven years of tireless fighting and training, of never being knocked out by dejection, Namibia Flores, the most qualified woman boxer in Cuba, will not […] Continue reading

José Daniel Ferrer, the man behind Cuba’s largest opposition group

José Daniel Ferrer, the man behind Cuba’s largest opposition group

Former political prisoner heads the Cuban Patriotic Union, an
organization in eastern Cuba that has launched a campaign urging the
island’s people to let go of their fear.
NORA GÁMEZ… Continue reading

Cuban dissidents report crackdown on Human Rights Day

Cuban dissidents report crackdown on Human Rights Day
DEC 10, 2015 – 21:38
By Daniel Trotta and Nelson Acosta

HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuban police detained at least six protesters
shouting “Freedom!” and “Long live human rights!” in Havana on Thursday… Continue reading

Being in prison should not deprive one of his human rights

‘Being in prison should not deprive one of his human rights’
BORIS GONZÁLEZ ARENAS | La Habana | 10 Dic 2015 – 3:09 pm.

Rolando Ferrer Espinosa is the coordinator of the Frente Antitotalitario
Unido (FANTU), the organization of which… Continue reading

The unlikely chance of a serious human rights debate in Cuba

The unlikely chance of a serious human rights debate in Cuba
19 October 2015, 13:08 UTC

Nearly a month since Pope Francis ended his historic visit to Cuba, any
hope that authorities would loosen control on free expression in the… 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

Paya Was An Example Of Dedication And Persistence

“Paya Was An Example Of Dedication And Persistence”
14YMEDIO, Havana | Julio 22, 2015

Three years after the death of Oswaldo Payá and Harold Cepero, 14ymedio
has collected the opinions of some Cuban activists who knew the leader
of the… Continue reading

ABOUT WHY DON’T WE CHANGE OUR OPINION ON THE NEW OBAMA POLICY TOWARDS CASTRO’S REGIME

ABOUT WHY DON’T WE CHANGE OUR OPINION ON THE NEW OBAMA POLICY TOWARDS
CASTRO’S REGIME

José Daniel Ferrer, Executive Secretary of the Patriotic Union of Cuba
(UNPACU) analyzes in this Press Release UNPACU’s position regarding the
current OBAMA’s policy towards… Continue reading

El Crítico – Music as a subversive instrument in Cuba

El Crítico: Music as a subversive instrument in Cuba
02/06/2015 2:38 PM 02/06/2015 10:08 PM

HAVANA
During his years behind bars, Angel Yunier Remón Arzuaga staged a 27-day
hunger strike and refused to wear the prison uniform. Now, as the… Continue reading

Activists gather around four points of consensus

Activists gather around four points of consensus / 14ymedio
Posted on October 9, 2014

14YMEDIO, Havana, September 25, 2014 – An important meeting of Cuban
civil society took place this Thursday in Havana, involving 16 activists
from across the country,… Continue reading

Sen. Harkin Falls For Cuba’s Health Care Propaganda

Sen. Harkin Falls For Cuba’s Health Care Propaganda
Posted 02/04/2014 06:47 PM ET

Sympathizer: Tom Harkin, or “Comrade Harkin” to some, says Cuba’s health
care system is “remarkable.” Maybe a better name for Iowa’s senior
senator, would be “Useful Idiot,”… Continue reading

Shifting tactics, dissidents help average Cubans

Posted on Wednesday, 10.02.13

Shifting tactics, dissidents help average Cubans
BY JUAN O. TAMAYO
JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM

When about 200 owners of horse-drawn carts in the Cuban city of Santa
Clara gathered recently outside a government office to protest their
stiff taxes,… 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