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U.S. outreach to Cuba opens fissures among dissidents

U.S. outreach to Cuba opens fissures among dissidents
By Karen DeYoung February 2 at 7:56 PM

HAVANA — President Obama’s outreach to Cuba, intended to open doors for
human rights and political activists here, has also opened divisions
within the… Continue reading

Not Twelve, Seventeen / Miguel Iturria Savón

Not Twelve, Seventeen / Miguel Iturria SavónMiguel Iturria Savón, Translator: Unstated Since the release of latest political prisoners from the repressive crackdown known as the Black Spring of 2003, foreign correspondents in Cuba cling to a ... Continue reading

The rising cost of living in Cuba

Posted on Saturday, 10.02.10
The rising cost of living in Cuba
Recent cuts in government subsidies are an implicit admission that the cradle-to-grave safety net is no longer viable. Result: life is more expensive. BY JUAN O. TAMAYO
jtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com

Until… Continue reading

Jailed Cuban dissident released to serve house arrest

Jailed Cuban dissident released to serve house arrest
By David Ariosto, CNN
June 24, 2010 — Updated 0622 GMT (1422 HKT)

* Darsi Ferrer to serve remainder of sentence under house arrest
* Ferrer charged with illegally purchasing black-market cement… Continue reading