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How will President Trump change Obama’s Cuba policy?

How will President Trump change Obama’s Cuba policy? Tribune Washington Bureau (TNS) Sunday, June 11, 2017 9:12pm ?President Donald Trump is expected to announce his changes on Friday. WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is expected to roll back parts of President Barack Obama’s improvement of relations with Cuba, siding with hawks who oppose detente and […] Continue reading

Washington Closes The Escape Valve

Washington Closes The Escape Valve / 14ymedio 14ymedio, Havana, 13 January 2017 — Matilde sold her home just two weeks ago to pay for the immigration route to the United States. Thursday, the hope of achieving her dreams burst when president Barack Obama put an end to the wet foot/dry foot policy that granted legal […] Continue reading

A subdued Cuba comes to grips with news of Fidel Castro’s death

A subdued Cuba comes to grips with news of Fidel Castro’s death BY MIMI WHITEFIELD mwhitefield@miamiherald.com He was a master of stagecraft until the end. Fidel Castro’s death, announced Friday night, came on the same day in 1956 — Nov. 25 — when he, his brother Raúl, Che Guevara and 79 other revolutionaries boarded a […] Continue reading

Guillermo Fariñas Returns Home After Hospital Visit For Fainting

Guillermo Fariñas Returns Home After Hospital Visit For Fainting / 14ymedio 14ymedio, Havana, 6 September 2016 — Cuban dissident Guillermo Farinas, after 47 days on a hunger and thirst strike, was transferred on Monday afternoon to Arnaldo Milian Castro Provincial Hospital. The dissident was discharged hours later because doctors felt that he did not meet […] Continue reading

Do Hunger Strikes Work as a Strategy to Pressure the Cuban Government?

Do Hunger Strikes Work as a Strategy to Pressure the Cuban Government? / 14ymedio Guillermo Fariñas, UNPACU Activist: “With this [hunger strike] I am giving the Castro regime leaders to decide if they want to assassinate me publicly.” Eliécer Ávila, President of Somos+ (We Are More): “I don’t see how the death of leaders who […] 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

No Obama meeting with Fidel Castro, dissident talks on track – White House

No Obama meeting with Fidel Castro, dissident talks on track – White House
WASHINGTON | BY JEFF MASON AND MATT SPETALNICK

The White House has ruled out an encounter between President Barack
Obama and revolutionary leader Fidel Castro in Cuba… Continue reading

Political Prisoner ‘Freed’ by Cuba Deal on Day 81 of Prison Hunger Strike

Political Prisoner ‘Freed’ by Cuba Deal on Day 81 of Prison Hunger Strike
by FRANCES MARTEL 31 Dec 2015

Vladimir Morera Bacallao, a Cuban dissident allegedly freed as part of
President Obama’s deal with Cuba but sentenced to four years… Continue reading

Defiant Guantanameros protest injustice in Cuba regularly

Defiant Guantanameros protest injustice in Cuba regularly
‘People of Cuba, wake up! They have fooled you,’ protester says
Author: Hatzel Vela, Reporter, hvela@Local10.com
Andrea Torres, Local10.com Reporter, atorres@local10.com
Updated On: Nov 19 2015 04:12:00 AM EST

GUANTANAMO, Cuba –
It… Continue reading

Twelve Ladies in White Arrested Outside Combinado del Este prison

Twelve Ladies in White Arrested Outside Combinado del Este prison / 14ymedio
Posted on October 2, 2015

14ymedio, 1 October 2015 – The regime opponent Martha Beatriz Roque
denounced the arrest Thursday of 12 Ladies in White protesting outside
the… Continue reading

Will the Pope Swallow the Castros’ Bait?

Will the Pope Swallow the Castros’ Bait? / Ivan Garcia
Posted on September 23, 2015

Ivan Garcia, 19 September 2015 — Right at noon on Thursday, September
17, two enormous Soviet-era KP3 trucks filled with trash were rumbling
along Tenth… 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

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