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Do we Cubans still need permission to enter state establishments?

Do we Cubans still need permission to enter state establishments? JORGE ENRIQUE RODRÍGUEZ | La Habana | 31 de Mayo de 2017 – 07:34 CEST. I recently went to buy cigarrettes at the Ruinas del Parque bar-restaurant, located on the corner of Obispo and Aguacate, in Old Havana. I said “good afternoon” to the doorman, […] Continue reading

El Crítico – Music as a subversive instrument in Cuba

El Crítico: Music as a subversive instrument in Cuba
02/06/2015 2:38 PM 02/06/2015 10:08 PM

HAVANA
During his years behind bars, Angel Yunier Remón Arzuaga staged a 27-day
hunger strike and refused to wear the prison uniform. Now, as the… Continue reading

State Department negotiator meets with Cuban cardinal, dissidents

State Department negotiator meets with Cuban cardinal, dissidents
BY MIMI WHITEFIELD MWHITEFIELD@MIAMIHERALD.COM
01/23/2015 7:00 AM 01/23/2015 9:57 PM

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta
Jacobson hosted a group of seven dissidents for breakfast Friday as part… Continue reading

Police detain dissidents headed for Havana forum on racism

Posted on Friday, 11.25.11Police detain dissidents headed for Havana forum on racismDozens of Cuban dissidents were detained to break up 'Day of Resistance.'By Juan O. Tamayojtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.comCuban police detained more a dozen dissidents... Continue reading

Race in Cuba: Yes, Virginia, There Is Racism on the Island

Race in Cuba: Yes, Virginia, There Is Racism on the Island
By: Achy Obejas
Posted: July 26, 2010 at 6:17 AM

When it comes to race, Cuba is far from the utopia that black intellectuals like to think it is.… Continue reading

The fight against racism in Cuba goes viral

The fight against racism in Cuba goes viral
By Marlie Hall
9:28 AM on 05/14/2010
Tags: Afro Cubans, Cuba, Discrimination, Raul Castro

Rosa Parks refused to stand. Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream. Barack Obama won the presidential election.… Continue reading

Raul Castro turns into big brother Fidel

January 14, 2010

Raul Castro turns into big brother Fidel
BY NAT HENTOFF

Popular singer Carlos Varela (known as "Cuba's Bob Dylan") came here in
December "Trying to Sway America's Cuba Policy With Song and Easy Talk"
(New York Times,… Continue reading

Roar, tyrants, you cannot hide your racist deeds

Roar, tyrants, you cannot hide your racist deeds
BY NAT HENTOFF • January 9, 2010

The Nov. 30 "Acting on Our Conscience: A Declaration of African-American
Support for the Civil Rights Struggle in Cuba" by 60 prominent black
Americans denouncing… Continue reading

Black activists launch rare attack on Cuba about racism

Black activists launch rare attack on Cuba about racism

Onetime supporters of the Castro revolution now question the regime's
civil and human rights record.
By Richard Fausset

January 3, 2010

Reporting from Atlanta – President Obama has loosened travel
restrictions… 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