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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

CONSISTENT KILLING BY THE CASTRO REGIME FOR ALMOST SIX DECADES

CONSISTENT KILLING BY THE CASTRO REGIME FOR ALMOST SIX DECADES The Cuban regime has killed systematically since the start of its 57-year dictatorship. 345 documented disappearances and fatalities occurring in the month November, as in any other month, illustrate the widespread atrocities occurring over decades, continuing to date, and taking thousands of lives. This is […] Continue reading

CUBA’S RAÚL CASTRO – REFORMER OR UNREFORMABLE? – THE EVIDENCE TO DATE

CUBA’S RAÚL CASTRO: REFORMER OR UNREFORMABLE?: THE EVIDENCE TO DATE Today, even the world’s largest democracies have embraced the idea that unconditional “engagement” with Cuba’s “reformist” military dictatorship will bring about economic and political reform. As a result, they have afforded it widespread impunity, legitimacy, and support. Yet, Raúl has been supreme leader of Cuba […] 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 regime unleashes repression all over the island

The regime unleashes repression all over the island DDC | La Habana | 26 de Septiembre de 2016 – 20:39 CEST. The Cuban regime launched a massive crackdown on the offices of the Legal Information Center (Cubalex), headed up by attorney Laritza Diversent, according to information received by DIARIO DE CUBA, just hours after the […] Continue reading

Cuba’s War on Christianity – Evangelical Church Demolished Overnight

Cuba’s War on Christianity: Evangelical Church Demolished Overnight
Reuters
by FRANCES MARTEL12 Jan 2016

The pastor of an underground Evangelical church in Camagüey, Cuba, has
denounced the communist government for leveling the building in which he
holds religious services as… Continue reading

Cuban Police Demolish The Roof Of An Evangelical Church In Camagüey

Cuban Police Demolish The Roof Of An Evangelical Church In Camagüey /
14ymedio
Posted on January 10, 2016

14ymedio, Camaguey, 8 January 2015 – The police, on Friday, demolished
the roof of an evangelical church in Camagüey, according to Fernando… 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

The Pope Has Left Me and My Fellow Citizens Discouraged

The Pope Has Left Me and My Fellow Citizens Discouraged / Hablemos
Press, Rafael Molina Rodríguez
Posted on July 15, 2015

Hablemos Press, Rafael Molina Rodríguez*, Santiago de Cuba, 10 July 2015
– The message put out by the Holy… Continue reading

Credibility: Basic Asset of the Dissident Blogger / Miriam Celaya

Credibility: Basic Asset of the Dissident Blogger / Miriam Celaya
Miriam Celaya, Translator: Norma Whiting   

Some obviously well intentioned readers have sent me valuable suggestions regarding the events that have been occurring in the city of Santa Clara, in the… Continue reading

The Castro brothers’ big dirty secret

The Castro brothers' big dirty secret
Posted: December 30, 2009

For years I have been reporting on how Fidel Castro has been crushing
internal dissent. I did this while simultaneously trying to demythicize
his comrade, Che Guevara, a charismatic man… Continue reading