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UNPACU Member Arcelio Molina Rafael Leyva Dies in Fall

UNPACU Member Arcelio Molina Rafael Leyva Dies in Fall / 14ymedio 14ymedio, Havana, 15 November 2016 – The Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU) Arcelio Molina Rafael Leyva, known as ‘Chely’, 53, died early on Tuesday after falling from the roof of his home in Havana’s Playa district. This morning an intense police operation surrounded the […] Continue reading

More than 200 Activists Arrested Throughout the Island

More than 200 Activists Arrested Throughout the Island / 14ymedio
Posted on March 20, 2016

14ymedio, Havana, 19 March 2016 — The arrests of 209 activists is the
final result this Saturday, a day on which several opposition groups
demanded… Continue reading

Searches And Arrests On The Eve Of Human Rights Day

Searches And Arrests On The Eve Of Human Rights Day / 14ymedio
Posted on December 10, 2015

14ymedio, Havana, 9 December 2015 – In the morning hours on Wednesday,
the political police undertook a thorough search of the Patriot Union… Continue reading

Cuba – A nation gets connected

Cuba: A nation gets connected

Cubans have embraced new WI-FI hotspots
Connections aren’t as fast as U.S. but good enough to make video calls
Demand for Internet connections far outstrips supply
BY MIMI WHITEFIELD AND PATRICIA MAZZEI
mwhitefield@miamiherald.com

HAVANA On… Continue reading

The Ladies In White Face Another Sunday Of Repression In Havana

The Ladies In White Face Another Sunday Of Repression In Havana / 14ymedio
Posted on October 4, 2015

14ymedio, Havana, 4 October, 2015 – Fifty-nine Ladies in White and 20
activists gathered this Sunday in Gandhi Park in Havana’s Playa… Continue reading

Jose Daniel Ferrer Can Not Leave The Country For Reasons Of “Public Interest”

Jose Daniel Ferrer Can Not Leave The Country For Reasons Of “Public
Interest” / 14ymedio
Posted on August 22, 2015

14ymedio, Havana, 19 August 2015 — The activist José Daniel Ferrer,
leader of the Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU) has… Continue reading

On Cuban Political Prisoners

On Cuban Political Prisoners / 14ymedio, Martha Beatriz Roque
Posted on July 14, 2015

14ymedio, Martha Beatriz Roque, Havana, 11 July 2015 — What classifies
as a political prisoner is a cause for disagreement among the Cuban
opposition. There are… Continue reading

Arrests This Sunday Of More Than A Hundred Activists Across The Island

Arrests This Sunday Of More Than A Hundred Activists Across The Island /
14ymedio
Posted on July 3, 2015

14ymedio, Havana, 28 June 2015 — Jose Daniel Ferrer, leader of the
Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU), reported early Sunday the… Continue reading

Cuban Police Arrest More Than 220 Dissidents, According To Activists

Cuban Police Arrest More Than 220 Dissidents, According To Activists /
Hablemos Press, Roberto de Jesús Guerra
Posted on June 29, 2015

The most arrests took place on Sunday in Havana, Cienfuegos and Santiago
de Cuba

Hablemos Press, Roberto de… Continue reading

“Cordial and very positive” meeting with Roberta Jacobson, say several activists

“Cordial and very positive” meeting with Roberta Jacobson, say several
activists / 14ymedio
Posted on January 23, 2015

14ymedio/EFE, Havana, 23 January 2015 – Friday morning the US Assistant
Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Roberta Jacobson, met
with… Continue reading

Cuban dissident says he was held in a swamp lockup as punishment

Posted on Thursday, 08.16.12 Cuban dissident says he was held in a swamp lockup as punishment Angel Moya and five other members of the Democratic Freedom for Cuba Movement were detained last weekend outside the home of a movement member. By Juan O. ... Continue reading