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Laritza Diversent and Cubalex Begin Their Life In Exile

Laritza Diversent and Cubalex Begin Their Life In Exile 14ymedio, Mario J. Penton, Miami/Havana, 4 May 2017 — The team at the Cubalex Legal Information Center and its director, attorney Laritza Diversent, have obtained political refuge in the United States following the intensification of repression against the nonprofit organization dedicated to legally advising Cubans. Diversent, […] Continue reading

Arbitrary Arrests Rose And Repression Spread To Civil Society In 2016

Arbitrary Arrests Rose And Repression Spread To Civil Society In 2016 / 14ymedio 14ymedio, Madrid, 4 January 2016 – Last year closed with a balance of almost 1,000 more arbitrary arrests than in 2015, according to data from the Cuban Observatory of Human Rights, based in Madrid, which on Wednesday issued its annual report on […] Continue reading

Cuban Authorities Block Travel Of Dissident Amel Carlos Oliva

Cuban Authorities Block Travel Of Dissident Amel Carlos Oliva / 14ymedio 14ymedio, Havana, 14 December 2016 – Yesterday, Tuesday afternoon, Carlos Amel Oliva checked in well in advance with his ticket to take Air Europe Flight 052 that was leaving for Madrid just after 10:00 PM, intending to connect from the Spanish capital to travel […] Continue reading

Prison, death, exile – Outcomes of peaceful opposition to a communist Cuba

Prison, death, exile: Outcomes of peaceful opposition to a communist Cuba BY JUAN O. TAMAYO AND NORA GAMEZ TORRES ngameztorres@elnuevoherald.com There are 44 years of dissidence between Cuban human rights activist Elizardo Sánchez and street protester Sara Martha Fonseca, four and a half decades of peaceful opposition to a communist system that jails people for […] 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

What Everyone Should Avoid

What Everyone Should Avoid / 14ymedio, Jose Daniel Ferrer 14ymedio, Jose Daniel Ferrer, Miami, 6 August 2016 — We live in complex times. The world is full of problems, some more serious than others. We live in the twenty-first century of the Christian Era, with some surrounded by comfort and wonderful technologies and others living […] Continue reading

Patriotic Union of Cuba Withdraws From MUAD

Patriotic Union of Cuba Withdraws From MUAD / 14ymedio, Havana 14ymedio, Havana, 29 June 2016 — The Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU) announced Tuesday its intention to withdraw from the Democratic Action Roundtable (MUAD), a political association involving at least 42 groups and social projects. A statement signed by UNPACU’s board of coordinators also explains […] Continue reading

“Otro18” Elections Project Presented in Madrid

“Otro18” Elections Project Presented in Madrid / 14ymedio
Posted on April 2, 2016

14ymedio, Madrid, 31 Mach 2016 – Like “a small crack in the Cuban
political system” from which an opening coming. Thus did the attorney
and activist Rolando… Continue reading

Spain wants to aid Cuba-U.S. relations, Spanish parliament speaker says

Spain wants to aid Cuba-U.S. relations, Spanish parliament speaker says
Published September 05, 2015 EFE

Spain wants to “facilitate to the maximum” relations between Cuba and
the United States, the speaker of the lower house of Spain’s parliament,
Jesus Posada,… 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

Forum for Rights and Freedoms

Forum for Rights and Freedoms / Estado de Sats (see endnote)
Posted on January 17, 2015

Announcements made by United States President Barack Obama and his
administration have sparked an intense controversy about the Cuban
conflict. Many opponents and civil… Continue reading

Dissidents struggle to regroup as US, Cuba move closer

Dissidents struggle to regroup as US, Cuba move closer

Havana (AFP) – Dissidents in Cuba keen to get off the sidelines are
reeling after the United States and the communist government said they
will seek to end decades of Cold… Continue reading

The opposition hopes that a dialogue will open between the Government and civil society

The opposition hopes that a dialogue will open between the Government
and civil society
14YMEDIO, Santiago de Cuba | Diciembre 18, 2014

The news of the reestablishment of relations between Cuba and the
United States has been embraced by opposition… Continue reading

Reactions from Cuba to the Obama-Castro agreements

Reactions from Cuba to the Obama-Castro agreements
14YMEDIO, La Habana | Diciembre 17, 2014

A source from the US State Department has told 14ymedio that now begins
the most difficult work, that there will be a lot of criticism, but… Continue reading

JOSÉ DANIEL FERRER ATTACKED BY THE STATE SECURITY

PRESS RELEASE

Raul Castro would have given personally the order to eliminate
opponents, and two days after the attacks against Guillermo Fariñas and
the ladies in white…

JOSÉ DANIEL FERRER ATTACKED BY THE STATE SECURITY

According to sources from the… Continue reading

Eight years late, Cuba’s Ladies in White pick up Sakharov prize in Brussels

Posted on Wednesday, 04.24.13

Eight years late, Cuba's Ladies in White pick up Sakharov prize in Brussels

By Juan O. Tamayo

jtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com

Cuba's Ladies in White finally received their Sakharov prize Tuesday, in

a ceremony delayed by Havana for eight… Continue reading